Oddity Central

Oddity Central

Blind Woman with Multiple Personalities Can See When She Is a Teenage Boy

Posted: 30 Nov 2015 12:03 AM PST

Despite our many technological advancements, the human brain is still a big mystery, as proven by the recently published case of a German woman who, although legally blind, has her sight miraculously restored at times. The 37-year-old suffers from dissociative identity disorder (DID), and apparently has perfect vision when she switches to eight out of her ten personalities.

Young Artist Turns Starbucks Coffee Cups into Colorful Works of Art

Posted: 29 Nov 2015 11:27 PM PST

It seems a shame to throw away a perfectly good Starbucks cup after just one use, which is why a young artist from Ohio converts them into stunning works of art. For the past year and a half, Carrah Aldridge has been collecting her used cups and covering them with colorful designs and patterns using pens and markers.

The Balinese “Deaf Village” Where Everyone Knows Sign Language

Posted: 29 Nov 2015 10:45 PM PST

In the remote Balinese village of Bengkala every one of the 3,000-odd residents can fluently communicate in kata kolok, a centuries-old sign language, and people with speech and hearing deficiencies are always treated with respect.

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