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The Late Movies: Arresting Music

A video showing a fellow who had been arrested, took the internet by storm today. He was confined to the back of a police car and sang Bohemian Rhapsody in its entirety, while completely snoggered. Robert Wilkinson had a little too much and decided the squad car was the perfect place for karaoke. How did he [...]

12 Creative Campaign Slogans to Inspire the 2012 Candidates

Christine Lusey runs Retro Campaigns, the internet’s premier source for historical campaign t-shirts and memorabilia. We asked if she could compile some memorable slogans from past elections. She did not disappoint. These days it seems like every campaign slogan is just a series of political buzzwords: Hope! Change! Values! Newt! But it wasn’t always this way. [...]

Green Sea Slug Is Part Animal, Part Plant

Some animals eats algae and incorporates the algae’s chlorophyll into its own body. According to Sidney K. Pierce of the University of South Florida in Tampa, the sea slug Elysia chlorotica no longer has to, because it has incorporated enough of the plant’s genes into its own DNA to manufacture chlorophyll in its own body! The [...]

6 Christmas Firsts

Do you know which president put up the first White House Christmas Tree? Ever wonder which department store hosted the first department store Santa? Here’s a look back at a few not-so-famous Christmas firsts. 1. The First Department Store Santa The first “department store Santa” in the U.S. made his appearance at a Philadelphia dry goods store [...]

10 Memorable Presidential Campaign Slogans

By Brendan Spiegel While today’s presidential slogans are mostly indistinguishable combinations of the words “America,” “leader,” and “change,” that certainly wasn’t always the case. Here are 10 campaign slogans worth remembering. 1. Voters didn’t know much about Democrat Franklin Pierce when he headed into the 1852 election, so Pierce decided to cast himself as the rightful heir [...]