At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife’s weight in beer.
Sometimes it’s literally a glob of grease, other times it’s a synthetic sticker.
Some companies find their niche and stick to it. Others, though, have to adapt to changing markets in order to thrive.
On this date in 1839, the French government released Louis Daguerre’s photographic process to the world—for free.
As we creep into the peak of hurricane season, many media outlets have dispatched reporters to the Caribbean and Gulf Coast to get first-hand accounts of the action.
They took pride in their 9 to 5 work, and most of them kept at it even as they wrote and painted and otherwise created the masterpieces we know today.
The Strange States series will take you on a virtual tour of America to uncover the unusual people, places, things, and events that make this country such a unique place to call home.
People have been riding horses for over 4500 years, and from the start, they’ve been doing it sans saddle. But riding bareback isn’t easy.
Could it be true? That the summer’s biggest hit is not really a Robin Thicke original? There's controversy brewing over “Blurred Lines.”
In 1963, Singapore declared its independence from Great Britain.
A miniature desert blankets 40 acres of land just a stone’s throw west of Freeport, Maine.
Here's a formula for fun: Arm two superpowers to the teeth with thousands of nuclear warheads. Make sure they are deeply hostile and suspicious of each other.