The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
Angelo Pericolo of New Jersey threw away what he thought was merely an empty disposable cup before his wife informed him the cup was holding her wedding ring.
Fake Fingerprints by Plastic Surgery
27-year-old Lin Rong re-entered Japan even though she had earlier been deported back to China for overstaying her visa.
Now that we've had some snow and temperatures in the teens, it seems like the season is officially here.
Fixers, feeders, and the strange, hidden world of feral cats. Should tens of thousands of ownerless cats in Denver be destroyed or neutered?
The ancient Greeks borrowed from the Hebrew by turning aleph and bet (the first two letters of the Hebrew alphabet, respectively) into alpha and beta, which is where the English word originates.
Our brains are fascinating things. They allow us to reason and conceptualize, think and articulate. Yet for all their wonders, our brains are amazingly susceptible to being, well, tricked.
Holiday TV specials creep into the viewing schedule earlier and earlier each year.
So yesterday I posted The Late Movies: Rock On, Wesley Willis, featuring some of Wesley Willis's bizarre-but-awesome music.
We see them day in and day out and often bring them into our homes to hang out with our families... but we don't even know their real names. Tsk.
When I was a kid, I longed for a simple treehouse to play in. But the playhouses featured on Web Urbanist put my childhood fantasies to shame.
Most of us remember our college roommates as partners in crime who ate all our Easy Mac.
Ever wonder who decides how many Gummy Bears = 1 serving? (18) Or that one cup of Wheaties = 1 serving?
I knew a family once that had several mounted deer heads on their walls. At Christmas time, they would put a red clown nose on one of the trophies, which I though was rather clever.
Here's theÂ third entry in our Brain Game number block puzzle series.
My friend Diana Rooks wrote this fun piece on the history of carbon copies, which originally appeared in History Magazine back in August '06.