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Swiss Company Creates $1 Million Watch Made of Genuine Cheese

According o H. Moser, they created the watch as a sign of protest.

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While I love eating cheese, I definitely couldn’t imagine myself wearing a watch made using it. Yes, as strange as that may sound, there is a timepiece out in the market right now that is made of cheese – or a part of it, at least.

Made by Swiss watch company H. Moser, this watch has an outer casing made from a cheese variety called Vacherin Mont d’Or medaille d’or. It was later fortified with resin to endure use and age.

According to H. Moser, the watch was created as a protest against a new legislation.

Source: H Moser

These days, they say, many use the term ‘Swiss made’ very loosely that it has somehow lost its meaning. In fact, manufacturers now have to source 60% of components domestically instead of the previous 10%. This law has been effective since last year.

In a statement posted on their website, H. Moser said that the law was “too lenient, providing no guarantee, creating confusion and encouraging abuses of the system”. The company, on the other hand, craft their products using 95% Swiss-sourced materials.

CEO Edouard Meylan even pointed out:

“Our watch sends a clear message to the Swiss watchmaking industry, the authorities and watch enthusiasts: the Swiss Made label is meaningless.

“Worse than this, it gives credibility to the worst abuses in our industry. Our response to this lax and insufficient label is derision.”

Meylan comes from the same village as the cheese.

H. Moser’s cheese watch also features a strap made from cowhide.

Source: H Moser

This was, according to the company, an “obvious choice” in order to stay consistent with the dairy theme.

The watch is being sold for more than $1 million.

Source: H Moser

To be specific, the watch has a price tag of 1,081,291 in francs which is a reference to August 1 1291, the date the Swiss Confederation was set up.

Meylan said that all proceeds from the sale will go to the funding of independent Swiss watchmaking.

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10 Beautifully Transparent Animals That We Had No Idea Existed

What kind of sorcery is this?

The animal kingdom is never short of strange-looking species that never fail to amaze us. As if these scary creatures that live in the dark depths of the ocean are not enough to wow us, we find more reasons to be awe-struck.

You see, while some animals are outright freaky, some just look utterly incredible, and well...transparent. Yes, you read it right - transparent. We can literally see through the skin and scales of these animals and see what's within, behind, or beneath them.

You might notice that most of these transparent creatures live under the sea and wonder why is that. Well, according to Sönke Johnsen of Scientific Americans, it all boils down to something called "self-preservation." Because these animals do not have teeth, toxins, or anything that can protect them from predators, nature awarded them with customized versions of invisibility cloaks!

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5 Forgotten and Scary Children’s Toys from the Past

No matter what age they are, giving toys as gifts to children seem like a good idea - especially if the toys are not only fun, but educational too. Toys can promote fine motor skills, memory and imagination or even linguistics skills for children.

However, there are toys from the past that are so grotesque in concept, you would probably ask, "What the hell were the manufacturers thinking?" Allow us to present to you 5 scary toys from the past that could send any child scampering in fear. Next Christmas, you might consider giving these and its guarantee that your nephews and niece or godchildren will never visit you again! *evil laugh*

1. Creeping Baby Doll

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This Unbelievably Enormous Alligator was Filmed Casually Wandering Around Florida

Imagine crossing paths with this big guy!

Humans are generally wary of large predators like alligators and crocodiles - thanks to the numerous movies and video clips that depict them as savage, man-eating carnivores. That is why when a certain giant alligator nonchalantly sauntered around a wildlife reserve in Florida in the United States, many were inevitably awed.

Kim Joiner was able to capture the anxiety-inducing moment when Humpback walked right past her. Estimating its length at around 12-feet, she confirmed feeling a bit "nervous" as the large 'gator passed by.

Meet "Humpback," an unbelievably enormous alligator that was spotted strolling around Circle B Bar Reserve in Polk County, Florida.

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