In the 1980s, a beer-drinking goat was elected mayor of Lajitas, TX.
On September 11, 1937, the Washington Post reported that "D.C.'s Lone Girl Motorcyclist Stormed Loudly To Get Permit." The girl was Sally Robinson (married name: Halterman, as she is id
Leaellynasaura may seem like an unassuming little creature, but it tells a remarkable story—one that involves drifting continents, a snowy wonderland, and the world’s luckiest little girl.
Three dead men. No clues. Just a newt. And he wasn’t spilling the beans.
Adding cartoons to real life.
It's not the reason you've probably heard.
The ‘80s gender-bending high school movie is full of unexpected surprises
Herman Melville had everything a young author could dream of. Then he wrote Moby-Dick and ruined everything.
In Defending Your Castle: Build Catapults, Crossbows, Moats, Bulletproof Shields, and more Defensive Devices, William Gurstelle poses the question: Using modern materials and construction techniques,
Terrible and terrific are both formed off the same root: terror. Both started out a few hundred years ago with the meaning of terror-inducing.
In the 1990s, the fly Philornis downsi was accidentally introduced to the Galapagos Islands, probably in a shipment of fruit.
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