World’s Strangest

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Dad Shot Laptop Over Daughter’s Facebook Post

When Tommy Jordan came across a Facebook post written by his teenage daughter complaining about how she had to do chores, he decided to film his response and upload it to YouTube: This dramatic situation started when Jordan discovered a Facebook [...]

Abraham Lincoln: Amazing Wrestler

This week we’re running a series of posts by Matt Soniak about Abraham Lincoln’s foray into forensic meteorology. If you missed the first installment yesterday, check it out. In the summer of 1831, 22-year-old Abraham Lincoln arrived in New Salem, a small town along the Sangamon River in Menard County, Illinois. He had come there to [...]

NYC QR Code Hunt Winners!

Meet your winners! This _flossy pair did the entire QR code hunt in a staggering 30 minutes! Congrats and enjoy the Ford Fiesta! Special thanks to Jason English, Hannah, Carl Johnson, Tom Toce, Becky Hayes, Team Detroit, AMG, Karen Untereker at Ogilvy, Rebecca Foley at Two Boots, Scott at Ford Motors and all the other mom and [...]

Dolphin Football

The Dolphin Research Center in Marathon, Florida is where people can swim with the well cared-for marine mammals, but it’s much more than that. It’s a rescue operation for not only dolphins, but sea turtles, manatees and other Florida Keys species. When the dolphins aren’t busy with that, or doing their research, they maintain an [...]

2 Poles Who Aided the American Revolution

Warm up the pierogies, Polish American heritage month is here again! Last year, we ticked off a list of 8 things you need to know about Polish Americans. This year, we’re going to change things up a bit and profile two men who helped make the very idea of a Polish American (or any other [...]