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Man Calls Police after Receiving Menacing Phone Call from His Dog

Bruce Gardner of Orem, Utah was just settling in for a day of work at his office when he received a phone call. No one spoke, but there was banging and scratching on the line. And the caller ID indicated that the call came from his own house! Gardner immediately called the police: Officers went to [...]

30 Famous People With Law Degrees

Law degree image via Shutterstock Second-guessing your career choice? You’re not alone. Even people who put themselves through many extra years of schooling sometimes end up changing their minds. That’s the case with many of these people, who ditched their law degrees in favor of other pursuits — quite successful ones at that. Authors 1. Washington Irving. The [...]

10 Mostly Obscure Indy 500 Facts Sure to Impress Your Friends, at Least on a Slow-Lane Kind of Day

1. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway spans 253 acres and includes a golf course. The track publicity department points out that Churchill Downs, Yankees Stadium, the Rose Bowl, the Roman Colosseum and Vatican City can all fit inside. It’s a good thing they never did that. The pre-1981 infield in Turn 1, famously known as The [...]

Invasive Plant Feeds Invasive Stink Bug

Since kudzu was imported from Japan, it has grown the cover the southern United States. Now another Asian import is flourishing by eating kudzu. The globular stink bug (Megacopta cribraria), native to China and India, has spread across Georgia and has now been found in Alabama. They also come inside during cold weather, and emit [...]

Man Superglues Phone to his Ear

It was an accident. Gye Gardner of the Northern Territory of Australia keeps his phone headset in his ear all day. Recently the truck driver hit his head against the boom of his truck and broke the earpiece. Gardner repaired it with superglue. Then his boss called him. Without thinking, Gardner put the piece in [...]

Weird Food McDonald’s Sells Around The World

“QUANTUM SHOT” #597Link – Article by Chris Mitchell of Travel Happy, and A. Abrams McDonald’s Around The World: Marvels Never Cease, Especially in Asia If you think McDonald’s sells the same burgers and fries everywhere in the world, think again – here in Asia they’ve had to make some concessions to local tastes and come up with [...]

Weird Food McDonalds Sells Around The World

“QUANTUM SHOT” #597Link – Article by Chris Mitchell of Travel Happy, and A. Abrams McDonalds Around The World: Marvels Never Cease, Especially in Asia If you think McDonalds sells the same burgers and fries everywhere in the world, think again – here in Asia they’ve had to make some concessions to local tastes and come up with [...]