The Real Story Behind the Phrase ‘Lame Duck’
When you think of the phrase ‘lame duck,’ you might picture a poor duck walking around with a plaster cast on one of its legs, or webbed feat. While that’s a striking image, it isn’t the right one.
10 of the Strangest Hotels on the Planet
Sometimes a bed is just a bed. It’s simply a place to lay your head down for a good night’s sleep. But sometimes a bed, and the room it happens to be in, is an amazing work of art, located in a bizarre place full of fascinating sights. Most of us have stayed in hotels during our life, some better th…
10 Amazing Olympic Facts You Might Not Know
With the Olympics coming to London this summer, we thought we’d take a look at some amazing facts and traditions that make up part of this celebrated global event.
10 American Olympic Heroes Who Became Legends
With the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games coming up soon, we thought we’d take a glimpse at some of the American superstars who have claimed Olympic glory in the past.
10 of the Most Incredible Beaches in North America
North America is full of amazing beaches. It doesn’t matter if you want to climb, swim, surf, laze about in the sun, or simply take a relaxing stroll along the sand and rocks.
Finland Crowns a New ‘Wife-Carrying’ Champion
Ah, leave it to the Finns and their bizarre contests to make you scratch your head in wonder. This Northern European country, which is home to the Air Guitar World Championship, the Mosquito Swatting Championships and the Swamp Soccer Championships (just to name a few), is also the proud creator of …
What’s The Real Story Behind the Term ‘Kangaroo Court?’
Hopefully you’ll never be tried by a kangaroo court. And no, that doesn’t mean the jury will be made up of boxing marsupials.
10 Amazing Tips and Tricks to Make You a Grill Master
The sun is out, your friends are over and the kids are splashing around in the pool. Ah yes, it’s summertime, and you’re just dying to break out your grill or smoker and throw an amazing barbeque party in your backyard, at the beach, or wherever you happen to be.
Woman Gets Glued to a Toilet Seat at Walmart
To glue or not to glue, that is the eternal question. When the gluing being referred to concerns someone’s posterior and a toilet seat, you’d like to think there wouldn’t be any type of glue involved whatsoever. For one very unfortunate individual…
10 Spectacular Kayak Trips in the US
One of the best ways to enjoy the great outdoors is to take in all the sights from the vantage point of the water. When you kayak, no matter if it’s a gentle coastal tour, or a death-defying whitewater rapid, you get the chance to pass through a variety of wilderness along Mother Nat…
10 Amazing Family Summer Camping Sites to Help You Love the Great Outdoors Even More
When the weather is good, and the sun is out, it’s time to start thinking about taking the family out into the American wilderness. For those of you who really want to explore the outdoors, here are some of the best campsites around, spread across the country.
Why Do Mice Love to Bite Their Way Into Your House?
Some people think mice are cute, while others think they are dirty and disgusting, or even terrifying. No matter what camp you fall into, you might like to know a little bit more about just how these diminutive creatures always seem to find a way inside your house.