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15 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in February

February may be the shortest month of the year, but there is certainly no shortage of unusual holidays to celebrate. February 4th: Ice Cream for Breakfast Day Ice cream waffle image via Shutterstock Created by a brother and sister in upstate New York, Ice Cream for Breakfast Day says its official founding was in 1997. The only rules [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Ridiculous Reasons to Call 911

Erasmus Wolff / Shutterstock.com There are only a few situations that justify a call to 911—to report a fire, a medical emergency, or a crime in progress. There are, however, a lot of bad excuses for dialing dispatch. Here are ten. 1. The Jets aren’t in Winnipeg. It might have been criminal to a certain demographic that [...]

Motorized Ice Fishing Shack

I drove my Chevy to the levee because the levee was frozen over. The Bangor Daily News held a contest which invited people to build wacky and unusual ice fishing shacks. Pictured above is the winning entry by Al Conary, which is built out of a Chevrolet Cavalier: “I did a lot of head-scratching,” Conary admitted. [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Photo-Op Statues

With the holidays here, I bet lots of you are planning on traveling (we are). I love nothing more than to break up a road trip with ridiculous little stops, much to the chagrin of my car companions. They grumble, but they secretly love me for it (I hope). If you’re looking to break up [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Facts About Stephen King

It’s Stephen King’s birthday! Do you suppose he’s celebrating somewhere with a Bloody Mary? (He’s not: see Fact #8.) I know – just because a guy writes in the horror genre doesn’t mean he loves all things creepy. But in King’s case, I think he does. Anyway. Whether you like his writing or consider it [...]