The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Feral Houses of Detroit. An estimated 10,000 homes are empty and Mother Nature is claiming many of them.
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It was 28 years ago yesterday that MTV launched with The Buggles "Video Killed the Radio Star," and the world changed forever.
I'm putting together a quiz on celebrity roasts for next week—I give you the comedian and the joke, you tell me who the target is.
Happy August! Let's kick things off with the simply amazing.
by Ransom Riggs
1. It was good enough for
Saturday is the 166th birthday of Robert Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's oldest son and the only Lincoln child to survive into adulthood.
Apollo Robbins is good at stealing stuff. For years, this renown pickpocket entertained Vegas audiences by stealing their hearts-- generally by stealing their wristwatches and money clips.
By combining a series of still-camera shots into a video, photographer Charlie McCarthy has made something amazing.
It's always the Quick 10, isn't it? Well, it's Friday, and I think I'm developing an immunity to caffeine, because I'm not moving very quick today.
1. As I made very clear yesterday, July 30th is my birthday.
By Gregory Peduto
From beans plucked from cat poop to coffee flavored with monkey spit, java aficionados ingest some nutty stuff in the name of finding the ultimate buzz.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt,
with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and collaborators!
First, the prizes: In addition to the usual $100 and $50 gift certificates to our store for the fir