World’s Strangest

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Intact, Adult Deer Found inside Belly of a Snake

I lived in Florida for a few years. One thing that I didn’t like about the place was that it was simply dangerous to go hiking in much of the state, especially off-trail. Too many creatures there see humans as a food source, or at least a threat from which one didn’t have to flee. [...]

Abandoned Space Junk in the Swamps of Florida

Having grown up in Florida, I can attest to the fact that there’s a lot of weird stuff hiding in the undergrowth out there. It seems like there’s no plant matter on Earth that grows faster or covers things up more quickly than Florida underbrush — vines, palmetto bushes, wild grass — which is pretty [...]

Origins of SEC School Nicknames

Top-ranked Alabama visits Arkansas on Saturday for a heated Southeastern Conference football battle between two schools with a couple of the more unique nicknames in college sports—Crimson Tide and Razorbacks. Here are the origins of the nicknames for all 12 teams in the conference, including Commodores, Volunteers, and pairs of Bulldogs and Tigers. Alabama Crimson Tide Hugh [...]

Companies Renamed To Hide From Bad Reputations

We’ve all seen company name changes like Cingular to AT&T and WWF to WWE. Sometimes these changes are funny, like how Radio Shack wants to become “The Shack.” Sometimes though, the company makes the change in an effort to distract customers from something really bad. Here’s a few examples of companies who want you to [...]