Quick, what’s the capital of Canada? Alberta? Quebec? Ontario? Vancouver? Toronto? Watch as these Harvard kids feel quite un-Harvard as they grapple for the answer in this funny video by the school newspaper, The Crimson.
If you’ve stepped outside today in Boston you may have noticed it’s a little rainy. Windy, too. But if you lived in a bunker and only relied on Weather.com to judge outdoor conditions, you might think the apocalypse was coming. More
A Chinese woman dumped by her boyfriend last week needed time away from her apartment to escape bad memories, so she shacked up with the only man who she knew could bring her comfort (and comfort food): Colonel Sanders. More
South Wales resident Alan Knight was set to stand trial for scamming a neighbor out of $65,000, but the trial was delayed after Knight slipped into a coma. Or that’s what the official story was, until Knight was caught on video walking around a store, driving a car, and observed by doctors to, you know, not be in a coma. More
A couple days ago, Piotr Naskrecki, an entomologist based at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, saw photos he had taken of a Goliath birdeater, the largest spider in the world (about the size of a puppy), go viral. But when readers learned he had euthanized and collected the spider to be studied and showcased at the Smithsonian Museum, the hatred came pouring in. More
It turns out that the extra layer of fat found on the torsos of many middle-aged men is not just the result of poor diet, declining metabolism, or a sedentary lifestyle. Instead, the “donut” or “spare tire” is actually an emergency flotation device, and the result of thousands of years of evolution. More
Welcome to The Bandwagoner, a weekly series in which we give a primer on recent sports stories for those unfamiliar with sports, or anything outside of Boston. Our goal is to make sure that you’re not studying your iPhone as much when that one person in your group says those fatal words, “So did you guys see that game?”
Move over, Boston Firefighters. The only sexy calendar I want this winter is 12 steamy photos of this now ex-Chili’s employee, likely fired for making the fajitas too sizzling hot for customers to handle. More