There were no jellybeans in this jar.
One Sunday afternoon, Jessica Cogan and her boyfriend Connel Smola were geocaching in the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois. Continue reading “Dismembered body parts found by geocachers”
This image of Salma Hayek dancing
with a snake has very little to do
with the following story.
Except for the snake. Continue reading “The story of a boa constrictor he found”
They had to piece together Jeremy Hammond
Jeremy Hammond was arrested and charged with being one of the computer hackers who stole credit card numbers from the security company Stratfor. Continue reading “How the FBI found an Anonymous”
But the box didn’t have the right paperwork.
The story of how a young British customs officer foiled a Nigerian kidnapping:
Continue reading “He found two bodies (alive) in a crate to Nigeria”
Christopher Chaney with Scarlett Johansson
"It required merely a search engine, an Internet connection, and the willingness to be deeply creepy…"
On November 13, 2010, 34-year old Jacksonville, Florida resident Christopher Chaney went hunting for unreleased nude photos of celebrities. Continue reading “He hacked and found nude celebrity photos”
A secret about the time India’s
Maratha Empire fought with Portugal.
Some history you might not want to learn about on Wikipedia:
Continue reading “Forbidden history found on Wikipedia”
Francis Lam talks about William Poundstone’s book Priceless: The Myth of Fair Value and How to Take Advantage of It. Continue reading ““Menu designers have found… many ways of getting you to order what the restaurant wants you to order.””
This actress pretends to make you believe. Continue reading “Bad psychics found by Operation Crystal Ball”
"There’s a pretense that we’re getting a snapshot view of a bunch of friends out for a good time on the Seine in 1881. Continue reading ““I’ve found the “Luncheon” more like the “faking of modern life.””
Sources told us it might
have been an "OOPS".
One morning, at the U.S. embassy in Oslo, Norway, security guards discovered a bomb attached to the bottom of a vehicle. Continue reading “Bomb found at U.S. embassy in Norway”