Way before the Lil' Bubs and the Grumpy Cats of the world came along, Walter Chandoha was capturing adorable cats.... READ ON
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Sure, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue isn't exactly the Amityville house, but that big, drafty mansion is one of the most haunted of houses in America. Over the decades, and particularly in the early ones, the presidents and families who have called the White House home suffered the turmoils of war, illness, depression, and even death. So it's no wonder that some tortured souls might want to return for unfinished business.
After moving into the White House in 1945, Harry Truman wrote to... READ ON
I often wake in a cold sweat, swiping at my arms and inside my ears frantically trying to scatter the insects crawling on my skin. These are my nightmares, invaded by creepy crawlers of all shapes and sizes. Perhaps it's because my worst nightmares seem to be coming true. Recently in China, a woman found that a spider had made a home of her ear for five days before doctors extracted it. If ear-nesting spiders don't do it for you, perhaps these recently discovered creatures will have you calling out for... READ ON
Sure, Olympians are crazy fit, but there's something about those indoor track cyclists that makes your jaw plummet to the floor. What is it? Oh, yes, their massive thighs.
Thunder doesn't even begin to describe them. The largest ones, which at last count belonged to German cyclist Robert Forstemann (above), aptly nicknamed "Mr. Thigh," are as wide as the average man's waist (34 inches around). Perhaps you've seen this frightening photo in the Twittersphere of a German cyclist "thigh-off"? Forstemann's... READ ON
You may have first noticed the markings on the synchronized swimmers' backs. Or cascading down a beach volleyball player's chiseled abs. Birthmarks? Accessories? A bizarre form of intimidation? No, no, and no. The answer is Kinesio tape. And, yes, it's all the rage in the sports world. So, what is this tricked-out injury... READ ON
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Hundreds of climbers have lost their lives trying to conquer Everest, including four last weekend. But the tallest mountain in the world is not actually the most lethal. Approximately 3,000 climbers have successfully reached Everest's peak, including a 13-year-old, a blind person, and a 73-year-old woman who this month broke her own record for oldest female climber. Here are five mountains considered to be more challenging and deadly than Everest.
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When dragonflies mate, their tails form a heart.