At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife’s weight in beer.
Installment #54: As fighting between the Balkan League and the Ottoman Empire resumed in February 1913, Europe seemed to be teetering on the edge of a much wider war.
Every country has place names that make you scratch your head and say, "What were they thinking?"
Stuck for suitable words to his tune, Clive Langer played it for his friend Elvis Costello. Within a few days, Costello had written a poetic and emotional lyric about the Falklands War.
If you step on a piece, it ruins your day. But in San Luis Obispo, California, it’s perfectly OK to chew a big hunk of chicle and stick it on the walls of Bubblegum Alley.
There are plenty of reasons to party this month.