A man caught speeding in Florida told police he was driving so fast because he was worried about Vladimir Putin’s nuclear threats, says The temperature. After the anonymous driver was caught driving at 50mph in his Dodge Challenger in a 30mph zone, he told cops: ‘I just heard that Putin said he was going to start a nuclear war against the world, and I was trying to get home to find out what’s going on. I’m freaking out. That’s the truth.”
Ancient GCSE history is ‘chic’
GCSE ancient history is unpopular because pupils think it is ‘elitist’, according to new research. The qualification, introduced in 2009, was only taken by 0.1% of students because learning about the ancient world is seen as ‘chic’ and ‘elitist’, the Cambridge study concludes. Dr Frances Foster, from Cambridge University’s Faculty of Education, said The Daily Telegraph“We should be concerned that so many students who actually study [ancient history] I feel so uncomfortable about the idea.
The “zombie shark” captured in a new video
Images of a mummified shark that looks like a zombie appear in a new video from an abandoned aquarium, reported Live Science. Two ‘urban explorers’ broke into the unnamed aquarium in Spain and filmed a video depicting the decaying remains of a small reef shark inside a broken glass case. The ‘abandoned attraction’ video has been described as ‘disconcerting’ and ‘eerie’.