The streets in Northeast Minneapolis were named after the U.S. presidents in order of their election to help new residents from Poland, Ukraine, Lebanon and Germany prepare for citizenship exams.
Costa Rica plans to shut down its zoos and release some animals in captivity and eventually do away with public zoos altogether.
An octopus named Inky escaped into the ocean from New Zealand’s National Aquarium. He slipped out of his enclosure via a small opening, slid across the floor during the night and squeezed his body through a pipe leading to the ocean.
When a Russian jet crashed into a river, a captain of a 1898-built steam tugboat tied a rope around the cockpit window and towed the jet to shore with all passengers still inside.
An increasingly dark sense of humor can be an early sign of dementia.
In a span of 40 years Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies cartoons were sold by Warner Bros. to Associated Artists Productions, which was sold to United Artists, which was sold to MGM, which was sold to Turner Broadcasting, which was sold to …Time Warner, bringing the cartoons full circle.
Jackie Chan studied at the Peking Opera School and has released over 20 successful albums in China.