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The Mountain from 'Game of Thrones' smashes Viking weightlifting record
A thousand years ago, when Iceland probably had a lot in common with Westeros, a Viking named Orm Storolfson picked up a log weighing 1,433 pounds and dragged it three steps. On the third step, his back broke. Ouch. Nevertheless, Storolfson made it into Icelandic lore as a legendary strongman.
This spider-tailed snake is the very definition of 'nope'
Not only is evolution a fact, that shit is fucked up: Less than a decade ago, scientists stumbled across Pseudocerastes urarachnoides, or the spider-tailed horned viper—an Iran-dwelling species with a crafty and horrifying method for attracting prey.