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Fantastic 120-Year-Old Color Pictures of Ireland

St. Patrick’s Day has already come and gone this year, but there is a lot more to the Emerald Isle than the supposed World’s Greatest Snake Exterminator. Need some proof? Just check out these vivid vintage pictures of Ireland taken between 1890 and 1900 and organized by county, courtesy of the Library of Congress. County Antrim Glenoe [...]

The Quick 10: Songs That Sound Like They’re About Women (but aren’t)

I almost hate to share some of these – it’s always a bit strange (and sometimes disappointing) when you have a scenario in your head for what a song is about, then find out that you were completely off base. In a couple of these cases, though, I think knowing the song isn’t actually about [...]

Couple return honeymoon with daughter

A couple who spent the last four years sailing around the world on their dream honeymoon have finally returned home – with the two-year-old daughter they conceived during their voyage. Dave and Hazel McCabe set off on their 14,000 mile odyssey after getting married in the UK in 2005. Plain sailing: Dave and Hazel McCabe, pictured with [...]

Dog washing machine

The owner selects the required wash cycle and dog size before washing her dog When a dog comes home from a walk filthy and smelling of something unmentionable, the temptation sometimes is to throw the darn thing in the washing machine. Well, now you can. An entrepreneur has come up with the Dog-O-Matic, a mini car-wash that [...]