- INCIDENTAL INTELLIGENCE. // New Yorker;4/28/1962, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p33
The article presents several curiosities and wonders in the United States in 1962. Key issues discussed include an item in the March 1962 issue of the "American Journal of Sociology" titled "Erratum in Errata" and a house at 20 Grand Street in Stonington, Connecticut that is put up for sale for...
- Born to be Mild. Westfalk, Mattias // Skin & Ink: The Tattoo Magazine;Apr2008, Issue 32, p52
The author shares his experiences with Sabado, a tattoo artist who started the Eccentric Super Tattoo shop in Nagoya, Japan with fellow tattoo artist Genko. He explains that he is filled with wonder when he sees more of Eccentric's work and it is with a sense of admiration when he hears Sabado...
- Periodic orbits as centers of stability in the secular 3D planetary three body problem. Jacques Henrard; Anne-Sophie Libert // Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy;Sep2008, Vol. 102 Issue 1-3, p177
Abstract��In a previous paper, we have developed an analytical model of the secular 3D planetary problem by expanding the perturbation function up to the twelfth order in the eccentricities and the inclinations. Although the expansion is limited the model is able to describe with accuracy...
- Ski-joring, Bob Snorkeling and Cow Pies. Cook, Kevin; O'Brien, Richard // Sports Illustrated;01/11/99, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p30
Discusses some strange sports events of 1999. The Shovetide Pancake Race; Ski-Joring Finals; Shamrock Sportsfest; Typewriter Toss; World Championships of Toe Wrestling; World Bog Snokeling Championships; Others.
- A STRANGE TALE. A. M. // American Heritage;Winter1952, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p4
The article presents a reprint of the article "A Strange Tale," which appeared in an issue of "The Montpelier Argus and Patriot" publication in 1887. The author presents various entries from the diary of his late Uncle William, who chronicled strange events that took place in a mountain town...
- ON SECOND THOUGHT. Rooney, Andy // Saturday Evening Post;Mar84, Vol. 256 Issue 2, p16
Reflects on minuscule matters, from barking dogs that bite to asking pardon when knocked down. Use of revolving doors; Growth rate of the average American; Arguments that arise at civic meetings; Importance of punctuality; Farmers' ownership of large, expensive equipment that they rarely use.
- double take. Fino, Filipa // Vogue;Aug2006, Vol. 196 Issue 8, p169
The article presents the fashion trivia about stiletto heels in Great Britain. The author recounted that in early days the spectator shoe was first won by men. Men call these shoes as correspondents, after the legal term for the other man in a divorce case. Finally, two-tone classics are fancied...
- Where Do You Think You Are? McNally, Rand // Saturday Evening Post;Oct1981, Vol. 253 Issue 7, p116
Presents a trivia on geographical locations across the U.S.
- NEWS OF THE WEIRD. Shepherd, Chuck // Inside Tucson Business;11/29/2004, Vol. 14 Issue 24, p30
Presents news briefs of unusual events. Psychologists' reclassification of people who are permanently uninterested in sex from the old notion that such behavior is a disorder to the emerging position that it is merely a sexual preference; Complaint of a juvenile who had a lock stuck around his...