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18 Bizarre Self-Proclaimed Capitals of the World

Lots of places claim to be the world capital of something — animals, fruits, vegetables, consumer goods, other odds and ends. But sometimes, that something is really, really strange. 1. Pearsonville, California: Hubcap Capital of the World Image credit: Center for Land Use Interpretation While Pearsonville, California, only has a population of 17, it’s still the Hubcap Capital [...]

The Voices Behind 6 Classic Cereal Mascots

Their faces aren’t as famous as those on the boxes, but odds are you’ve heard each of these beloved cereal mascots’ voices somewhere else. 1. Paul Frees Paul Frees was one of the most sought-after voiceover actors in his time. He recorded Boris Badenov in “Rocky and Bullwinkle,” but he’s probably more well-known for his commercial work: [...]

Dog Senses Earthquake

[YouTube - Link] This amazing footage is from an Arcata, California news station. We don’t know why a dog was in the news room, but the canine knew something was up several seconds before any humans could feel the earthquake that shook northern California on Saturday. From the Upcoming ueue, submitted by Geekazoid.

What’s With the Uniforms? The Stories Behind the AFL Throwbacks

The eight charter members of the American Football League are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the league’s launch by wearing throwback uniforms for select NFL games this season. At various times before the AFL merged with the NFL in 1970, the Titans played in New York, Tennessee and Kansas City’s current franchises were in Houston [...]

Music on Wheels: 7 Bicycle Bands

Few things go together as well as bicycles and music. If you didn’t already know that, there are plenty of people who will prove it to you. The Cycologists Linsey Pollack has a one-man show on Cycology, the art of playing the bicycle. As Professor Squealy Deetbum, he demonstrates the music of a clarinet made from a [...]