In 1726, Mary Toft convinced British doctors that she was giving birth to rabbits.
Sure, Russia has some chronic transportation problems.
Literature and cinema, our normal means of escape from everyday life, have created places that fill our imaginations.
It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
Today I typed in "over half of those
So maybe you're looking for an idiosyncratic Father's Day or graduation gift?
According to CNN, a treasure chest of hand-written letters has recently been found in the back of a Swiss laundry room.
Following our rich tradition of mondegreen research (misheard song lyrics), I came across this video of Pearl Jam's "Yellow Ledbetter" captioned completely in mondegreens:
Perhaps the most prolific artist of our time, Henry Darger's strange genius wasn't discovered until after his death.
For everyone who hates carrying two Swiss Army knives just to have a fork and knife handy at all times, be prepared to have your makeshift cutlery-world blown away!
Fans of competitive eating will be happy to know that there's a new king in town.
Everybody's got to start somewhere.
Every so often, we get a comment on our site that inspires a whole new posting.
Disco checklist: White pants, platforms, hair pick...& wireless headphones.
CNN has a wonderful gallery by former Manhattan lawyer-turned-LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya. I've posted a few of my faves below, but be sure to check out the interview and photo gallery at
David recently posted a sign showing misused quotation marks, which reminded me of one of my favorite sites: The Gallery Of "Misused" Quotation Marks!
It's Friday, and a lovely, summer afternoon, so I figure I'm allowed one animal post. Check out these incredible photos of tiny critters on what I'm assuming are regular-sized fingers.