What jobs has Homer Simpson held? We know him best as a power plant worker, but Homer has taken on almost 200 paid jobs. Here is a sampling of Homer’s many jobs along with career info from real life.
A piano that pulls cats' tails? Read about five musical instruments that somehow involve cats. Presenting the cat piano, the saron, the shamisen, the singing saw and the sistrum.
Learn how to make candles using recycled containers or professional candle molds. Read this article for a free step-by-step guide and great candlemaking tips.
Meet Nostradamus, the French herb dealer and astrologer who became best known for his poetry. Were his poems truly prophetic or simply written for book sales & fame?
This article explores the life and cat art of Louis Wain. Wain's art stands out partly because it reflects his progressive schizophrenia.
Purple potatoes, salty sea beans, a crazed cauliflower... Get great recipes that use unusual vegetables.
This helpful article teaches an easy way to make personalized spelling lessons, even for large groups of students. Samples of student work are included. Also see pictures of funny spelling mistakes by grown-ups.
See vintage ads for legal cocaine, pot, heroin and other substances that are now controlled. The old drug ads and labels are accompanied by a history of drug use and drug prohibition in the USA.
This beginner's guide to feng shui decorating looks at painting your front door & using a "bagua" or energy map of your home. Get easy feng shui tips without all the esoteric underpinnings. Links for further learning...
Yes, some people are actually blue. Read this article to learn causes of blue skin. Photos show the blue people Paul Karason, Stan Jones and the Fugate family of Troublesome Creek, Kentucky.
Read this article to learn about "human hybrids" who express two sets of DNA. They can fail paternity tests and criminal DNA tests! They can also run into lots of medical-related hassles.
Give tofu to your cat. It's pure protein! Here are three easy tofu recipes that cats enjoy.
This article gives a quick overview of Linda Goodman's "Love Signs." It also muses on commonly ill-fated relationships between Aries women and Cancer man. Feel free to add your stories!