At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife’s weight in beer.
We didn’t have video games like Mortal Kombat or Grand Theft Auto back in the 1960s, but that doesn’t mean that we didn’t get our whacks in during play time.
Heat, sand, and isolation make the desert a great place for treasure to hide.
Today we're heading to the birthplace of Wal-Mart, Johnny Cash, and Bill Clinton: the Natural State, Arkansas.
You say it's your birthday? It's California's birthday, too. On September 9, 1850, it became the 31st state in the Union.
Normally, if you need to lift a car, your best bet is a jack.
We’re all familiar with the phrase “raining cats and dogs,” but what about fish and frogs and raw meat?
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People have been lifting ideas from Mother Nature for decades. Velcro was inspired by the hooked barbs of thistle, and the first highway reflectors were made to mimic cat eyes.