Finland Crowns a New ‘Wife-Carrying’ Champion
Ah, leave it to the Finns and their bizarre contests to make you scratch your head in wonder. This Northern European country, which is home to the Air Guitar World Championship, the Mosquito Swatting Championships and the Swamp Soccer Championships (just to name a few), is also the proud creator of the Wife Carrying World Championships.
10 Amazing Tips and Tricks to Make You a Grill Master
The sun is out, your friends are over and the kids are splashing around in the pool. Ah yes, it’s summertime, and you’re just dying to break out your grill or smoker and throw an amazing barbeque party in your backyard, at the beach, or wherever you happen to be.
Criminal Masterminds Steal Almost 400,000…Toothpicks?
Who hasn’t been seduced by the romance of being an international thief?
10 of the Most Death-Defying Stunts Ever Performed
Some seek out fame, while others are addicted to adrenaline and risk. No matter the reasons, stuntmen and stuntwomen have risked life and limb to give us thrills.
10 Mind-Blowing World Champion Eaters
Sometimes you go too far, and take one too many extra helpings, letting that third piece of pie do you in. The price you pay could be simply a bulging stomach, which you can alleviate by undoing your belt, or if you’re extremely unlucky, you might be kept up all night with a bad case of heartburn. Would you believe that there are some people out there who actually court these kinds of digestive di
10 Early Jobs Celebrities Held That Just Might Surprise You
For those of us not born with a silver spoon in our mouths, there’s a good chance that we’ve had a few jobs along the way that we were less than fond of. Well, that’s also true for the rich and famous.
Man Pays for Denny’s Breakfast With Sack of Marijuana
Sometimes when you’ve got a terrible case of the “munchies,” but not a lot of money in your pocket, you just can’t be stopped from doing something pretty rash. The body needs nourishment, after all, and you don’t want to walk around with a growling stomach all night. You’ve got to eat. A gentleman from Niagara Falls, NY, was faced with just such a dilemma due to his snack cravings. He wanted some
10 of the Best (and Oddest) Deep-Fried Foods
There are some foods that we, as human beings, collectively enjoy when deep fried in vats of cooking oil, like crispy chicken and French fries. A lot of these deep-fry choices make pretty good sense, while others are a bit more dubious, and push the bounds of what can actually be called “food.” Here’s a list of some of the most delicious deep-fried items around, and a few that might make you think
Happy 75th Birthday, Golden Gate Bridge! Watch Its Dazzling Fireworks Display
The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco lit up the night sky this Sunday with an eye-catching fireworks display in celebration of its 75th anniversary. Not only that, but live bands, plus a lot of food and dance made this the place to be for Memorial Day weekend.
10 Strange Ice Cream Flavors For Summer
HiStyley/pyrogenic/amanky, Flickr When the weather gets warmer, and you head out into the sun, you’re bound to eat a whole lot of ice cream. Of course, you could choose from the traditional flavors, like vanilla, chocolate, pistachio and rocky road. But ...
Strange But True — It’s Illegal to Jump Off a Building in New York City
There are a lot of crazy laws out there that don’t make a lot of sense at first glance. One such law is a statute in New York against jumping off of a building more than 50 feet tall. And what’s the penalty for such an infraction?
How to Lie to Your Boss — Last Man Standing
Last Man Standing are articles intended to help the average guy prepare for some of life’s oddest events. It’s just advice. It’s better than being clueless. You’re hung over and can’t make it to work on time, or not at all. You lost the quarterly financial report (which made your department look very bad), or you didn’t even do it ...