We remember the politics we want to remember

We remember the politics we want to remember
Obama shook hands with Iran’s president,
 didn’t he?

A scientific study asked over 5,000 people to remember four political events that had been photographed. Continue reading

This guy built a full-size train car in his basement

This guy built a full-size train car in his basement
It looks like the interior of a train., but…

There was an episode of the old Mission Impossible TV show where the IMF team fooled a man into thinking he was on a sinking submarine so he would give up a secret code. Continue reading

The hungry pizza thief who changed his story

The hungry pizza thief who changed his story
He did not lie about wanting food. Continue reading

The exploding Omaha manhole mystery

The exploding Omaha manhole mystery
What caused all the manholes on 
this street in Omaha to belch fire? Continue reading

Smile at the creepy robotic baby head

Smile at the creepy robotic baby head
I love you. Are you my mommy? Continue reading

Fake drugs are leading to a rise in tuberculosis

Fake drugs are leading to a rise in tuberculosis
Some patients have become resistant to all treatment. Continue reading

Yes, the Chinese are still buying!

Yes, the Chinese are still buying!
You can trust us, we’re on the news.

Television news stations covered the opening of a new apartment building in downtown Vancouver, Canada by interviewing Chris and Amanda Lee, two sisters from China. Continue reading

Years later, when they pull up the carpet…

Years later, when they pull up the carpet...
Get Out…

This is a prank with a long incubation period.

Some friends left a surprise for the next people who redo the carpet, Reddit>>

Woman deeply affects cancer patient’s family

Woman deeply affects cancer patient's family
Thomas Oliver Doty with 
his mother, Tiffany Doty

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Why your taxi driver is so stupid

Why your taxi driver is so stupid
"Be stupid" ad on a New York taxi

From an email sent to Tyler Cowen at Marginal Revolution: 

I used to drive a taxi. Continue reading