Detroit Man Combines His Love of Reading and ‘Doctor Who’ to Create a Free TARDIS Library

Weary of gazing at at an abandoned lot on Vermont Street in the Woodbridge neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan, avid reader and Doctor Who fan Dan Zemke decided that a free sharing library in the shape of life-sized TARDIS would be the perfect way to fill the empty space. Zemke built this wonderful library with the […]
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Robert Irwin Offers a Closer Look at Hazel the Baby Kangaroo Backstage at The Tonight Show

Shortly after introducing an adorable baby kangaroo named Hazel to Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, a smiling Robert Irwin offered a closer look at Hazel, offering some very interesting facts about these marsupials including their what they eat, fascinating birth process and why they prefer jumping to walking. Thirteen-year-old animal expert Robert Irwin shares some […]
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Four Positively Trained Dogs Effortlessly Perform Incredibly Synchronized Tricks With One Another

Two Border Collies, a Terrier and a Chihuahua performed an incredible variety of separate well-timed synchronized tricks with one another without a hint of effort. Each of the dogs have been trained by Emily Larlham of Dogmatics, who uses positive reinforcement to encourage positive behavior. She also offers free in-depth dog training videos through her […]
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Performer Big Mike Geier Talks About Life as Puddles Pity Party’s Closest Friend

In a rather enlightening Inside Joke interview that took place at 2017 Moontower Comedy Festival in Austin Texas, host John Merriman had an opportunity to catch up with the very talented Big Mike Geier, a performer who also happens to be Puddles Pity Party‘s closest friend. Geier took the opportunity to talk about how he […]
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Why Some Verbs Became Irregular Within the History of the English Language

In their regularly informative whiteboard series for Mental Floss , linguist Arika Okrent and illustrator Sean O’Neill verbally and visually explain the history of irregular verbs, why they exist and how certain conjugations have stuck around for such a long time. If you take a look at the irregular verbs in English, they happen to […]
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A Wayward Black Bear Inadvertently Plays the Piano After Breaking Into a Vail, Colorado Home

When Vail, Colorado resident Katie Hawley returned from a day out, she found her house in severe disarray. Thinking it was her house was robbed, she reviewed her home surveillance video for evidence. Hawley didn’t view any robbers invading her house, but she did see a wayward bear leaning upon the keys of her piano […]
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GoPro on a High Altitude Weather Balloon Captures Extremely Close Flyby of an Airbus A319 Jet

During the Overlook Horizon team’s high altitude balloon weather balloon flight, they managed to capture awesome extremely close GoPro footage of an Airbus A319 jet flying by at 38,000 ft. During our high altitude balloon (weather balloon) flight, OLHZN-5, we experienced an extremely close flyby over Newark, NY from an Airbus A319 operated by Delta […]
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David Joyner Shares His Story About Playing the Role of Barney the Purple Dinosaur for 10 Years

Actor David Joyner shared a story with Business Insider‘s Tech Insider about his 10-year journey as playing the role of Barney the dinosaur on PBS‘ children’s television series, Barney & Friends. He talked about everything from how it felt being in the giant costume to how much he loved being the famous children’s character. Everyone […]
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2CELLOS Performs a Live Cover of ‘Welcome to the Jungle’ by Guns N’ Roses

Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser of 2CELLOS played a live cover of the Guns N’ Roses rock song “Welcome to the Jungle” while performing at the Verona Arena in Italy. Here is the original song. Related Laughing Squid PostsAn Impressive Cello Cover of Guns N’ Roses’ Song ‘Welcome to the Jungle’ by 2CELLOSAn Eclectic Cool […]
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Subway Car Made to Look Like the New York Public Library’s Rose Room Is Launching Online Collection

A post shared by The New York Public Library (@nypl) on Jun 8, 2017 at 5:54am PDT The New York Public Library, the Brooklyn Public Library and the Queens Public Library have partnered with Transit Wireless to provide thousands of subway rider with hundreds of readily accessible books, short stories and other materials to enjoy […]
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