Krispy Kreme launched three new doughuts this week inspired by ice cream flavors. The new creations include a glazed doughnut inspired by Popsicle’s Firecracker, dipped in blue raspberry sugar and topped with flavored crème. Another is inspired by Good Humor’s vanilla King Cone: the doughnut is filled with vanilla custard and dipped in chocolate icing, […]
Pierre Bouchard changed the world on this day in 1799. Bouchard was one of Napoleon Bonaparte’s soldiers. When Napoleon invaded Egypt in 1798, he took along a group of scholars and instructed them to seize all important cultural artifacts for France. Bouchard, aware of this order, found a basalt stone at a fort near Rosetta
A man named Bob Salem recently pushed a peanut all the way to the summit of Pikes Peak with his nose. He did this in seven days, breaking the previous record of eight days. To avoid the heat and distractions from others on the trail, he did most of his pushing in the dark. Salem
A self-portrait of Vincent van Gogh has been found hidden behind one of his paintings. According to the National Galleries of Scotland, art conservators made the discovery, believed to be the first for a UK institution, during an X-ray examination of van Gogh’s 1885 work, “Head of a Peasant Woman.” Van Gogh often reused his
“Sometimes ordinary miracles happen, and Cheddar is one of them.” This is how Mario Roque, a manager at a Florida Red Lobster restaurant, explained the story you’re about to read. The team at a Hollywood, Florida, Red Lobster received a shipment of live lobsters recently in which they found one with a bright orange hue.
One of the images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope and revealed by NASA this week pictures “the distinct signature of water, along with evidence for clouds and haze, in the atmosphere surrounding a hot, puffy gas giant planet orbiting a distant Sun-like star.” NASA tells us that this planet, named “WASP-96 b,” is
My wife and I recently kept two of our grandchildren for a few days. On a Saturday afternoon, aswe were looking for a particular movie one of them wanted to see, an ad for the first Star Wars film popped up. They immediately jumped at the chance to see it, explaining that this was one