The head of the Perse School in
Cambridge, England, recently instituted a "10-Second Rule" for minor
disciplinary infractions: Students could avoid punishment if they quickly
produced a clever explanation
Plastic surgeons in Turkey and
France told CNN in November that mustache implants have suddenly surged in
popularity as Middle Eastern men use their increased lip bushiness to convey
power and prestige
If an asteroid is ever on a collision course with Earth, it is
feasible that the planet could be saved by firing paintballs at it, according
to an MIT graduate student whose detailed plan won the 2012 Move an Asteroid
In September, while searching the home of tax-fraud suspect Rashia Wilson, 26, IRS agents turned up "thousands" of identification numbers. Wilson, based in Tampa, Fla., had already laid down a challenge
"Coming Up Next! The Resurrection!
Live!" "If the Messiah descends from the Mount of Olives as foretold
in the Bible," wrote the Los Angeles
Times in an October dispatch from Jerusalem, the two largest Christian
Equestrian show jumping has long been an Olympic sport. For the last 10
years, however, equestrians have been performing in "horseless" show
jumping, in which human “riders” run through the courses on foot. According
Dakoda Garren, 19, was arrested in
Vancouver, Wash., in September on suspicion of stealing an antique coin
collection in May that was estimated to be worth $100,000. Garren and his
girlfriend were identified...
In June, the two aspiring criminals
arrested for trying to rob Zhen Yang's convenience store in Gatineau, Quebec,
were immortalized by the store's surveillance video. As Yang resisted the
masked, knife-wielding men...
The two robbers who walked into a 7-Eleven in Arlington, Va., in August apparently neglected to coordinate in advance and ended up leaving empty-handed. As the first man pulled a gun and demanded money, the second...