We all swallow eight spiders each year while we are sleeping. That’s a fact. It has to be, because it says so on the internet. Or maybe it isn’t a fact…. After […]
Readers of Bunnicula know all about a vampire rabbit, but would you believe a werewolf mouse? When you hear about terrifying meat-eating, howling rodent who enjoys getting injected with toxic venom, you […]
What do you get when you cross a cow and a bison? No, this isn’t the opening line of some corny joke. It is an introduction to a curious animal with an […]
When you look at your paystub and see how much of your earnings ended up being sent to Washington, DC in taxes, you may occasionally wonder how the government uses your money. […]
Of all the animals on earth, none has made the impact on the human heart quite as much as the dog. The following observations demonstrate why the dog has justifiably earned the […]
Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle were far from being close friends. When the French general got on the Prime Minister’s nerves, he wasn’t reluctant to express his irritation in the form […]
There is some question as to whether Albert Einstein is actually responsible for the brain teaser that bears his name. Regardless of whether the white-haired genius created the “Einstein Puzzle” (sometimes called […]
Pandas are popular attractions at any zoo fortunate enough to have one. What you may not know is that every cuddly, adorable panda you have ever seen in a zoo is actually […]
Armadillos are among the most curious-looking creatures in the animal kingdom. Beyond appearance, they also have another unusual characteristic: they always give birth to identical quadruplets.
Cambridge University’s Selwyn College has a strict no-dogs rule for its residents. That didn’t stop the master of the college from bringing his Bassett Hound with him; it just required a rather […]
Fingerprints at the scene of a crime often reveal the identity of the guilty party. Law enforcement officers in Australia or near a zoo should be wary of jumping to any conclusions, […]
Although it is officially the second century in North Korea, that doesn’t mean the Hermit Kingdom isn’t capable of groundbreaking discoveries. This point was driven home in 2012 when North Korea’s official […]
Continuing on the theme of the worst comic book characters ever, we introduce you to Hellcow, compliments of Comic Books — Literature for the Masses. Yes, the seventies were some seriously weird […]
President Andrew Jackson was a colorful character. That description applies to his career in the military, his presidency, and his personal life. As it turns out, it also applied to his pets.
You already know snails are experts at being slow and slimy. Did you know they also excel in sleep? One of those little guys can slumber for as long as three years.