The protruding building optical illusion

The protruding building optical illusion
An architectural fragment juts out of the street.

What looks like a corner of a building pasted onto a street scene is actually a sculpture in Melbourne, Australia created by Petrus Spronk. Continue reading

The elephant in two very strange poses

The elephant in two very strange poses
The elephant is suspended.

These elephant sculptures are by French artist Daniel Firman. 

The elephant in two very strange poses
 The elephant is balanced. Continue reading

Find the Miller – an optical illusion puzzle

Find the Miller - an optical illusion puzzle
"The Miller is here. Continue reading

Workers build impossible optical illusion building

Workers build impossible optical illusion building
You need a big lunch when you’re 
attaching beams like this. Continue reading

Why you might not want to lie to the FBI

Why you might not want to lie to the FBI
He claimed his bomb could take down an airliner.

Henry Jones told the Georgia Bureau of Investigation about three men who had hired him to build a bomb to destroy an aircraft. Continue reading

Why the newspaper reader spit out his coffee

Why the newspaper reader spit out his coffee

Suit Yourself, indeed

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Why Karl’s change of address notice was deceptive

Why Karl's change of address notice was deceptive
Karl Albrecht had his last laugh.

A notice in a local German newspaper notified people that a man named Karl Albrecht, aged 88, had moved to new lodgings in Hamburg. Continue reading

Why did this angry man shut down a bank?

Why did this angry man shut down a bank?
You might feel a little sympathy for the guy

David Lee Walker was pissed off.

One morning, he went into a Wells Fargo bank in Greeley, Colorado and said he needed a loan for $2,000. Continue reading

Why a rape victim wanted to friend her rapist

Why a rape victim wanted to friend her rapist
Brian Banks hears the verdict.

From a story in the Los Angeles Times:

Brian Banks logged onto Facebook last year, and a new friend request startled him. Continue reading

What you mean my “cow shoes” ain’t legal?

What you mean my "cow shoes" ain't legal?
"Cow shoes," made from cow hooves or wood,
were used by moonshiners
during Prohibition

to hide their tracks and evade customs officials. Continue reading