Accidents

Thursday, My Lucky Day

Anti-Theft windscreen scraper.

Jim: It’s Thursday. Vim: So it is. Jim: Thursday’s my lucky day. Vim: How so? Jim: All kinds of good things happen to me on Thursdays. Vim: Like what? Jim: I got my lucky pants on a Thursday. Vim: How do you know they’re lucky? Jim: Because I got them on a Thursday. And Thursday’s […]

How to Blow Up a Balloon

ducks celebrating the Boston Tea Party

As a prequel to our wildly popular article on How to Re-inflate Tennis Balls, we now look at how to blow up a balloon. This will be especially beneficial for our readers under the age of seven, but it will serve as a good “refresher” for our older readers, who will also learn some of […]

Robber Blamed for Motorists’ Collision

When George M. McCloskey held up a convenience store with a banana, he had no idea that he would be sued for causing a massive, three-car collision. Late one night, McCloskey entered a convenience store in Grove City, Ohio. He stuck a banana into the small of the clerk’s back, demanding “Your money or your […]

Ferris Wheel Stuck Upside-Down

Upside-down Ferris wheel

One of the most popular rides at fairs and amusement parks, the Ferris wheel is usually considered one of the safest, a ride for all ages. However, as sometimes happens with roller coasters and other such amusements, one Ferris wheel at a fair in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland, recently got stuck upside-down. The cars were filled […]

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