houdini

Escapology is the art of escaping from restraints of some kind — be it handcuffs, straightjackets, cages or coffins. The skill has been used as a form of magical entertainment since at least the 1860s, although it didn’t become recognized as a performance act in its own right until later in the century. As the […]

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DB Cooper

The last hundred years have borne witness to humankind’s extraordinary technological advancements. Man has walked on the moon, ventured deeper into the oceans than ever before and even uncovered the building blocks of life, DNA. But even with our inexorable progress as a species there are still mysteries and enigmas the solutions to which elude […]

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german shepard

For many people pets become treasured members of the family, so when they are lost it can be extremely stressful as tragic endings are common. Often, after searching high and low, placing fliers in public places and checking shelters families are forced to give up hope of ever seeing their furry, feathered or scaled friends […]

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world leaders

Once upon a time, the presidents, prime ministers and chancellors of this world were just like you. They went to college, they worked, they played; some of them were cool. Yet as their college days ceased, and their pursuit of the top job began, they relinquished personal style for sartorial homogeny. In pulling on a […]

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There’s an old joke that Stephen King could probably publish his grocery list at this point, and another that goes further and suggests he’s basically been doing that for a decade (or two). The man has produced a ton of works that run the full gamut from really horrible (Dreamcatchers was positively Dean Koontz-ish) to […]

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Tennessee is a state with a very rich history and vast resources. Not only is Tennessee home to mountain ranges, lakes and plateaus put it is also often credited as the birthplace of country music and several well known historical figures. Below we’ve listed ten interesting facts about the state of Tennessee. This article is […]

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Misogyny derives from the Greek word “misogunia,” the pairing of “misos” meaning hatred and “gyne” meaning woman. Misogyny is often considered “the world’s oldest practice” based in the concept of hateful distrust of women. Misogyny was first noted during ancient times in Greek mythology and Roman philosophers. Many theories exist as to what causes the […]

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The world of biological hoaxes is a great one. Some of them are pranks, some are there to make money, and some are just to laugh at those who don’t know any better. There’s something about slapping together of a handful of different animals and convincing tourists that it’s a real thing that exists across […]

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Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, better known as Adele, is an English recording artist and song writer. The self proclaimed “heartbroken soul” singer was born on May 5, 1988 in Tottenham, London, England, and was raised by her single mother who worked as a masseuse and made furniture. Adele’s father was a ship worker who was […]

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When we think of animals that will destroy us, rend us limb from limb, and leave us in a bloody mess, we usually thing of the huge and horrifying. Which means we forget about the real threats: the tiny, the cute, the gorgeous. The animals at which we ooh and aaah over, but are deadly, […]

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