“I just have to know,” you say to yourself, huddled over your keyboard in your hooded sweatshirt at 3 a.m. But whom to ask? Your friends are all asleep, and your dog is no help, so you turn to your old pal, Google. You type it in. “How...Show More Summary
Twitter users @TJCruda and @k_vinnn set a pair of eyeglasses on the floor of San Francisco's Museum Of Modern Art after being underwhelmed by the rest of the art there. Then people mistook the glasses for an art piece and began studying it and taking pictures. Show More Summary
He thought he could lose 'em.
These maps reveal patterns in baby naming by region.
This guy dropped 5 bucks on the train and this woman acted like a child by keeping it.
At least he has an excuse.
Kevin Sheehan, a koi enthusiast in the UK, has been ordered by the local housing association to remove the fish pond in his backyard. A spokesman for Sovereign Housing said: "This is not about burglars, this is about making sure our homes are safe places for our residents and any visitors to the property. We're also liable if someone does trespass on the property."
Chinese engineer Song Youzhou has been trying to get traction for his straddling bus, a huge elevated bus that goes over, rather than through, traffic, since 2010. (more…)
In Millionaire Migration and the Taxation of the Elite: Evidence from Administrative Data, Stanford sociologist Cristobal Young builds on his substantial research on "millionaire migration," to show that only a small minority of millionaires move when local taxes go up -- far too few to represent a net loss to the tax coffers. (more…)
Tennessee mother Shonta Love is standing by her decision to publicly ridicule her two sons after the 14 and 15-year-old kids reveled too heartily in the joys of Facebook posting, to the tune of gang-related comments and some relatively explicit images. Show More Summary
A witness in Corinth, Mississippi, reports sighting a cigar-shaped UFO that was spinning as it hovered at an altitude of about 500 feet. According to the witness in a report to MUFON filed as Case 76343, he was driving home westward on Highway 72 in Corinth after work at about 11 a.m. Show More Summary
As tourists visit Key West so does stormy weather. Each leaves his own detritus, whether teardrops or raindrops. Eating a sunny morning alive a wind might stir. Dry leaves clatter attracting attention to those paying it. Cats drag indoors, birds quieten. Show More Summary
As many of you know, I consider myself a big fan of music. I know that's not a particularly profound thought, but in my case -- what with my funk radio show (moving to alternate Tuesdays starting June 21!) -- it runs a little deeper....Show More Summary
"Hey, you know something? I had a wet dream last night!"