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21 Other Things You Could Be Doing Right Now

Marc Hartzman | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Marc Hartzman

Stop scrolling through your social feed. Just imagine what you could be accomplishing if you unplug for a while and start doing something else.

66 Articles That Did Not Blow My Mind

Marc Hartzman | Posted 09.15.2014 | Weird News
Marc Hartzman

Based on the plethora of mind-blowing articles the Internet dishes out on a daily basis, my mind should have been completely obliterated by now.

A Touch of Knowledge: Pregnant Snake Charmer for Hire

Marc Hartzman | Posted 05.11.2014 | Weird News
Marc Hartzman

Stephanie Torres is eight months pregnant, but unlike many other expecting working mothers, she has no upcoming maternity leave. She does have an eight and a half-foot albino python.

A Touch of Knowledge: 800 Straws, 92 Pencils, 65 Mini Onions and Other Ways to Fill a Mouth

Marc Hartzman | Posted 06.01.2013 | Weird News
Marc Hartzman

Those who strive for greatness can make their mark upon the world through intellectual breakthroughs, inspirational leadership, athletic prowess, remarkable good looks, or, in the case of Dinesh Upadhyaya, a really big mouth.

A Touch of Knowledge: 44 Presidents, a Hippo, Two Lions, a Wallaby, Two Alligators and One Bad-tempered Badger

Marc Hartzman | Posted 08.24.2012 | Weird News
Marc Hartzman

While dogs like Bo have held the title of First Pet in the modern era, it would take a cuddly, loyal elephant, giraffe, or rhino to truly be a first.

A Touch of Knowledge: The Very Serious History of Silly Putty

Marc Hartzman | Posted 05.01.2012 | Weird News
Marc Hartzman

For more than 50 years Silly Putty has been stretched, squeezed and squished by silly and not-so-silly people of all ages.

A Touch of Knowledge: The Man-Bats on the Moon

Marc Hartzman | Posted 03.19.2012 | Weird News
Marc Hartzman

Although it all sounds ridiculous today, in 1835, knowledge of the moon was lacking and the belief in extraterrestrial life, including lunar life, was commonplace.

A Touch of Knowledge: The Man with Two Mouths

Marc Hartzman | Posted 01.26.2012 | Weird News
Marc Hartzman

The blonde, smooth-faced Otto Tolpefer sat on a platform drinking water with one mouth and simultaneously smoking a cigarette with the other.

A Touch of Knowledge: Raining Cats and Dogs -- and Frogs

Marc Hartzman | Posted 12.26.2011 | Weird News
Marc Hartzman

The most recent case of frog rain was in 2005, when thousands of the web-footed creatures descended upon on a Serbian village. Fearful residents thought the world was coming to an end.