The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
Did you know that boiling water is just regular water that has been made very hot?
Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.
For the past few years, VICE magazine has been dispatching correspondents to far-flung, weird and dangerous parts of the world -- places you would never, never think of taking the family on vacation -
Floor Collapses at Swedish Weight Watchers Clinic
Around twenty weight-loss program participants were gathered for a weigh-in when the floor collapsed at the Weight Watchers clinic in VÃ¤xjÃ¶, Sweden
Pit bulls have one of the worst reputations of all breeds, but as many advocates will tell you, it's not the breed that makes some of the animals rotten, it's how the dog is raised.
The U.S. historyÂ instructor offered to give extra credit to five students - Billy, Lilly, Millie, Tilly, and Willie - if they'd each do a special report on a different state of the union.
What Makes a Great Teacher? Teach for America shares their findings on what the most effective teachers have that others don't. (via YesButNoButYes)
First-Person Tetris rotates when you do.
With the new year only two weeks old, it's not too late for a series of clips about the year (or ten years) behind us.
Dan Buettner, a writer, explorer, and endurance bicycler, gave a TED Talk in September 2009 entitled: How to live to be 100+.
Do you ever wonder why we say the things we say?
I'm sure you've heard about Avatar, the technical marvel that reinvented the digital wheel and recently took the movie world by storm. It's a motion capture movie.
You'd have to look far and wide to find a child who doesn't like elephants!
I was driving around my neighborhood recently and discovered this creepy looking house that the city is getting ready to move across town.
Today's Brain Game asks one question: The following codeÂ represents what time of day?
389Â 21Â 198
HereÂ is the SOLUTION.
TheÂ codeÂ uses the first letter of
American Pie. That's pizza, the world's best food, perfected in the United States.
The Top Seven Classic Movie Moments You Didn't Know Were Improv.