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12 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in June

On June 1st and 2nd, we were practicing the Heimlich maneuver whilst barefoot and eating Rocky Road ice cream. The 3rd was National Repeat Day, so we got a little distracted on June 4th, too. The 3rd was National Repeat Day, so we got a little distracted on June 4th, too. But there are [...]

How Much Rodent Filth Does the FDA Allow?

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we thought we’d do a little research into the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s regulations on our favorite holiday foods. We wish we hadn’t. Franck Boston / Shutterstock.com Because of the way foods are mass harvested, factory processed and packaged in the States, the FDA has to allow food companies [...]

Water Lowered for Farting Turtles

The staff at the Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre in Norfolk, England learned their lesson last year, when farting turtles set off overflow alarms at another aquarium. The turtles get a Christmas treat of Brussels sprouts, which cause gas in turtles as they do in humans. When feeding sprouts to the turtles this year, the [...]