Posts in category "wierd"
Back in the day, Halloween candy seemed to fall into two distinct categories: chocolate and other stuff. The chocolate stuff would range from the highly coveted snicker bars to the mostly disgusting Mound bars that would stay in your stash until all the chocolate was gone and you became desperate for your next chocolately fix.... Read more »
Pablo Escobar’s hippos running amuck in the Amazon made the news this week, but while the hippos may be amusing, they bring a bigger issue to the spotlight: invasive species. In recent years, other invasive species have made news in and around Chicago. Two that come to mind are the emerald ash borers that have... Read more »
Abandoned places tend to produce both intrigue and superstition at the same time. Urban exploration has brought this fascination into the limelight, with people exploring abandoned places and posting videos and photos on the Internet. When it comes to the most intriguing abandoned locations around the world, there are five that are sure to intrigue... Read more »
With the excitement of the brown bear that has been sighted around the Rockford area lately, people are starting to wonder what other dangerous critters are lurking in the woods and alleyways. While everyone is familar with coyotes by now, they are pretty low on the danger scale. When most people think of dangerous North... Read more »
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