A rare birth defect known as polydactylism leads to additional digits on felines’ paws that help them hunt better, jump better, and win our adoration.
Mother Pigeon feeds, cares for, and makes art in the guise of New York City’s most maligned birds.
The legendary creature has come out of hiding and onto our screens thanks to an adventurous prankster with a love for the outdoors.
Thieves are increasingly going after the tiny, ornamental plants which increase in value the older they get. But they forget that once they take them, they have to figure out how to keep them from dying.
Zoos are soliciting donations and getting the public engaged by allowing them to name their animals for a fee.
On January 15, the city memorialized the centennial of one of its weirdest tragedies.
Prince Charles works to protect the at-risk species, and also gives them names, nuts, and free reign of his homes.
The YouTuber bringing an old-school vibe to our current digital age.
For one year, recent college graduates can work their buns off for the hot dog empire. Here’s a firsthand account of what that’s like from a former Hotdogger.
Find community and let your freak flag fly at these 12 annual events.
Hallucinogenic fungi might be responsible for a lot of Father Christmas’ traits, including his outfit, flying reindeer, and gift-giving habits.
Your unique fingerprints can last for a while after you die and they can leave marks on surfaces that, if untouched, can remain for decades.
How a Jack Russell Terrier became an online sensation — and a comfort to many — five years after her death.
She needs a live-in housekeeper at Buckingham Palace, but the pay isn’t great.
The Midwestern group believes females have a higher chance of finding the legendary cryptid.
With its record-sized collection of dolls, the museum is one of Ohio’s strangest tourist attractions.
You probably don’t know because that information is not always disclosed to buyers and renters. Fortunately, there’s a website that can give you answers.
Old Norse gods, like Odin and Thor, are being worshipped again. Soon a church dedicated to them will open near the capital.
A cleverly-edited Instagram profile shows the King of Monsters getting into shenanigans across the globe.
Happy Body Care claims its “Bigfoot Juice” will attract any within 1.5 miles.
How a sect of politically active, feminist neopagans try to make the world a better place, one night a year.
What’s it like hunting for spirits in a 134-year-old Victorian house.
Creepy, weird, and unusual toys for Halloween that you probably shouldn't give to any kids.
Thanks to climate change, what lies beneath is coming to the surface.
Why does it seem like anyone can be a politician lately?
How a demigod-worshipping plumber was mistaken for Bigfoot in North Carolina.
From shedding to showering to non-stinky poops.
In Canada, there’s an organization that casts spells and manipulates spiritual energies. Is it for real or just a comical sham?
Big-box stores are fooling us into buying visually enhanced cactuses. Why do we fall for it?
People are treating their ailments with black salve, an Edwardian-era paste that is not only gross, but dangerous.
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