Weird Laws


Weird Laws


Brain Game: Jim's Big Walk

Today's Brain Game combines a logic puzzle with some knowledge of baseball.

Morning Cup of Links: Modern Gypsies

Miss Cellania

Roxy Freeman never went to school until she was 22 and decided to go to college.

A Brief History of the Jerry Lewis Telethon

Kara Kovalchik

There's probably a special place in Hell reserved for those of us who watch Jerry Lewis's annual Labor Day Telethon strictly for laughs.

Happy Labor Day!

Kara Kovalchik

"What does labor want?

Symbolism and the $1 Bill

Ethan Trex

Crack open your wallet, pull out everyone's favorite portrait of George Washington, and be prepared to learn about some odd symbolism that probably seemed perfectly normal in the 18th century.

Do Fire Stations Ever Catch Fire?

David K. Israel

Of course, the answer is of course. Life is just ironic that way. What's surprising however is how many stations have gone up in smoke, and how often it happens.

How Did You Know Daniel Wilson?

David K. Israel

We accidentally lost our winners post from last week, so here's a quick recap: We're up to 560 fans over on the Hunt's Facebook page!

Month in Review: August's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

Numbers-wise, August was our best month ever. Remember when Mark McGwire broke Roger Maris' home run record?

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

Every once in a while there's a commercial that, for whatever reason, installs itself into the public conscious.

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

6 Curious College Donations

Katie Kelly

Universities are always looking for cash from their alumni (or anyone else with a big enough checkbook). But sometimes colleges are offered donations of another variety.

Reading up on The Boss: The Springsteen Special Collection

Matt Soniak

It shouldn't be a big surprise to you guys—or anyone stuck driving with me—that I'm a Bruce Springsteen fan (exhibits A, B and C, and stay tuned for my special Boss Birth

5 Unusual & Convenient Drive-Through Spots

Jason Plautz

1. Emergency

5 Things You Don't Know About 5 Different People

Ethan Trex

Editor's Note: Every Friday, Ethan Trex digs up things you might not know about various authors, artists, actors, politicians, athletes and so on.

What's the Strangest Thing You've Returned?

Jason English

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. It's casual.