The Stanley Cup of Strange

The NHL playoffs are about to get underway. And to celebrate the excitement, here are some of the weirdest things that ever went down on the ice during the post-season quest for the Stanley Cup. 2010: Game 6 In 2010, the Chicago Blackhawks won their first Stanley Cup since 1961…but not too many people realized […]

5 Inclusive Muppets

For nearly 40 years, Sesame Street has helped kids learn about the world around them, and themselves. To that end, the series has routinely introduced Muppet characters that reflected the big, diverse world out there. Aristotle Sporadically throughout the 1980s, Sesame Street’s resident worrywart Telly hung out with a friend named Aristotle. He was blind, […]

The Most Taxed Places on Earth

Today is a painful day—the day when federal income taxes are due in the U.S. If you’re feeling that sting especially hard, be glad you don’t live in one of these countries. Aruba The tropical island nation of Aruba is a very nice place to live: white sandy beaches, clear ocean water, and the highest […]

Your Taxes at Work

Concerned about the government’s priorities? Now you can breathe a sigh of relief, knowing your tax dollars are being well spent on things like… Dough Dope The National Institutes of Drug Abuse spent $780,000 (and five years) studying whether pizza was as addictive as drugs. Findings: 100 college students surveyed said they felt pizza was […]

World Record Easters

We hope you have an all-time best Easter. To get you started, here are some people who celebrated Easter in very big, very egg-cellent ways. Largest Easter egg, chocolate Made by Italian chocolate maker Tosca in 2011, it was unveiled at a shopping center in Cortenuova, Italy, during the Easter season. It weighed more than […]