When three young Georgia girls set up a lemonade stand in their neighborhood, their goal was to raise enough money to go to a water park. Instead, their summer dreams were crushed when local police shut their business down for not having proper permits.
Guerilla artists in Berlin recently conducted a project called Painting Reality in which they poured bright paint in corners of an intersection, and then surveyed as passing cars and bicycles painted the scene
First there was planking. Then there was coning. And now there’s owling, the third, incredibly stupid phenomenon that will soon take over your Facebook, Twitter and Google+ feeds. It’s basically when a friend perches like an owl for a photograph.
Southern California residents hoping to escape this weekend’s Carmageddon (the closure of the 405 freeway, which, as you can verify if you’ve ever driven in LA, will destroy peoples’ will to live), pounced on a JetBlue offer yesterday, which sold plane tickets from Long Beach to Burbank (and vice versa) for $4.
Scientists have found the Borneo Rainbow Toad for the first time in 87 years, and finally have a photograph of the animal. Feared extinct in recent years, experts were thrilled to discover the frog that hadn’t been seen since European explorers wrote about it in 1924.