'Zombie snake' pretends to be dead

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHARLOTTEOBSERVER) — Beware of seemingly dead snakes in North Carolina. There are six venomous species to fear in the state, including rattlesnakes and copperheads. But it’s one of more…

The beat goes on!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings more…

Proud history of U.S. Naval Academy

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4469411" align="aligncenter" width="600"] United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland[/caption] The United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, graduated its first class on June 10, 1854. The more…

'Metal thieves' steal rail bridge in Russia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) -- A criminal case has been launched in Russia's Arctic region of Murmansk after suspected metal thieves made off with a railway bridge. Local prosecutors say the more…

Study: 6 fingers on hands far better than 5

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STUDYFINDS) — FREIBURG, Germany — People who are born with more than five fingers or toes, a condition known as polydactyly, may often feel embarrassed or ashamed by more…

Morbid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings more…

Brewery CEO mocks non-alcoholic beer as 'gay lemonade'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Drinks Business) Geelong-based brewery Southern Bay apologised for sharing a meme on Facebook this week that said: “Non-alcoholic beer. You mean gay lemonade?” Perhaps unsurprisingly, the post sparked more…

June 9: A day that should live in infamy

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2094155" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Billboard, 1943[/caption] Withholding taxes from paychecks began June 9, 1943. Congress passed it as an emergency measure during World War II to get money more…