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People See Unique Sights in Martian Rocks
- For most of us here on Earth, the photos of Mars taken by the Curiosity rover reveal little more than a desolate red landscape inhabited mostly by rocks, lots and lots of rocks!
Elementary School Children Taken on Sumo Wrestlers in Japan
- In Japan, some pint-sized pretend sumo wrestlers took on some of the real ones.
Tuna Tank at Popular Japanese Aquarium Brought Back to Life
- Tuna are back at an aquarium in Tokyo after a mass die-off cut their ranks to just one fish.
Volkswagen Beetles Turned Into Drag Racers!
- In 2012, when Mexico City retired the last Volkswagen Beetle taxis, it shipped most of the aging cars, commonly known as "vochos," to junkyards to be turned into scrap metal.
20th Annual Air Guitar World Championships
- The final of the 20th edition of the Air Guitar World Championships took place in northern Finland over the weekend.
Sixth International Pug Meeting in Germany
- It was a dog's day afternoon Saturday in Berlin as the city hosted its Sixth International Pug Meeting.
Unique "Pedestrian Superhero" in Mexico City
- Pedestrians can walk the streets of Mexico City without fear thanks to a friendly neighborhood superhero.
World's Largest Tunnel Complete in Switzerland
- 20 years later, Switzerland has finally completed work on the world's longest tunnel, 8,000 feet beneath the french alps.
New Words Added to Oxford English Dictionary
- "Hangry" and "awesomesauce."
Those are just a few of the dozens of new words, phrases and acronyms added Thursday to the Oxford Dictionary Online Version.
School With Just Boys in Norway!
- All seven pupils at an elementary school in Norway are boys. But that's not by design.
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