Hero or Villain? Man Releases 100 Eels In Brooklyn Lake

Anytime the words “big pile” are found describing slithering animals, I usually nope my way right out of the conversation. But this story about the addition of eels to the NYC park system piqued my curiosity. Andrew Orkin, a jogger, spotted “quite a big pile–fully alive,” while enjoying the view in Prospect Park in Brooklyn. …

Mummified Twinkie Stumps Scientists Trying to Coax Life out of It

We’ve covered a lot of science lately. From paradox-free time travel to uncovering the reasons behind sexy birdsong, it seems science has been advancing with great strides. Every now and then, though, research hits a setback. Maybe our technology isn’t quite there yet, or scientists discover some new phenomenon we’ve never seen before, but sometimes …

Missouri Man Sells Discontinued Taco Bell Tacos from His Freezer for $70 Each

Getting passionately attached to strange things is surprisingly common. People form emotional ties to anything from bands to sports teams, certain makes of car to a brand of beer. One of the things that some folks get gung-ho over, despite its fairly objectively awful nature, is Taco Bell. Even some of this author’s best friends …

Airlines Start Selling On-Flight Food to Cope with Corona

The coronavirus pandemic has given the global travel industry, particularly airlines, a real punch in the gut. Some of the recent controversies certain flight operators have run into probably don’t help either. To try and remedy the situation, airlines have started getting creative in trying to keep themselves afloat during hard times. For example, Qantas …