In the 1980s, a beer-drinking goat was elected mayor of Lajitas, TX.
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Debt: The first five thousand years. The history of how we came to be beholden is linked to slavery, violence, and greed. (via Metafilter)
21 Oddly Named Places and the Stories Behind Them.
I didn't take any fancy or enlightening vacations this summer. My wife and I had four weddings to attend in a five-week stretch, plus our daughter's first birthday extravaganza.
This article originally appeared in a 2006 issue of mental_floss magazine.
Songwriters have found inspiration in all sorts of places, from transvestites to team tennis titans.
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Babies are small and cute and cuddly ... except this baby.
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With the Obama family heading to Martha's Vineyard, let's take a look at Ethan Trex's article on presidential vacation hot spots from prior administrations, which we originally posted l
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Warren Buffett pretty much owns everything.
The NFL preseason's in full swing, but instead of handicapping battles for backup QB jobs, let's take a look at five things you might not know about one of the greatest signal callers of all
Finally! We're so excited because we've been waiting and waiting to talk about the new issue, and it's finally out!
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.
Many destinations are benefiting from their connection, however tenuous, to a popular work of literature.