World’s Strangest

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The mental_floss Guide to the NCAA Tournament: The West

We may not be much help in filling out your bracket, but we can promise one interesting fact about each of the 68 teams in the tournament. Let’s tip things off with the West Region. © Chris Bergin/Icon SMI/Corbis (1) Michigan State In May, a Michigan State professor from the School of Social Work will begin teaching an [...]

German University Has Slides

The Technische Universitat in Munich has slides on campus. TreeHugger has pictures of this and other enormous slides that are increasingly appearing in non-playground environments. Link via DVICE

Corduroy Skirts Are A Sin

The week before Thanksgiving, a woman named Michelle Deferio stood on a street corner on Syracuse University campus holding a sign proclaiming that homosexuality is a sin. That required a response, thought Chris Pesto, a junior drama major, who mounted a counterprotest of sorts: Today (Wednesday, November 18th) I left my voice lesson and noticed two [...]

Nick Scott Wheelchair Bodybuilder

Nick Scott Wheelchair Bodybuilder A humble Ottawa University alum visited campus for a little under an hour and caught up with more than five old friends from his college years. Nick Scott has become what some would call a local legend. He has been interviewed by the Kansas City Star and many television stations about his [...]