There and Back Again: A Chicken’s Unexpected Journey to Costco and Beyond

In a story twist that could’ve popped straight out of a Pixar writers’ brainstorming session, a curious chicken recently went on a journey of a lifetime. And just like the studio’s best animated features, this animal story has a happy ending. Reba is a Rhode Island Red hen living in Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, as …

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Reigning Champ Finds Hot Dog Eating Contest’s Corona Measures a Mixed Bag

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused many popular events to change how they host their activities or to straight up cancel them. Among them is the annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Hosted each year on the Fourth of July in Coney Island, New York, the Major League Eating (MLE) event has had to …

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Ever Wanted to Own a Wild West Town? Here’s Your Chance!

Imagine you’re reading the morning newspaper and you hit the classifieds section. Or if you’re too modern for that, maybe you’re on Craigslist. Suddenly, you notice a strange ad. A Wild West town for sale, lightly used, comes with a saloon. Alright, that’s an exaggeration, but it’s not too far from reality. For the meager …

Man Breaks World Record for Getting Hit by Wet Sponges… For Science!

People will do strange things for money, fame and recognition, from sticking toothpicks into their beard to piercing coconuts with one finger. Being pummeled in the face by the most wet sponges in one minute is definitely one of the more bizarre world records and until recently it stood at 76. Then along came a …