Whenever the elements of government corruption, shady characters, monumental stupidity, mind-numbing monetary mismanagement, and poop all come together, it’s a safe bet that it is a story that will make it into […]
The Many Monarchs of the Disputed Kingdom Where No One Wants to Live
Odds are that you have never heard of the Kingdom of Redonda. Even if you know where it is, it’s unlikely you have a map that is detailed enough to find it. […]
Building an Empire, One Bird-Dropping-Covered Island at a Time
The next time you are tempted to complain about birds using your freshly-washed car as a toilet, consider the important role bird droppings have played in the history of the United States. […]
And THAT is a Symbol of Kissing?
Mistletoe (Viscum album) is from the Anglo-Saxon word misteltan, which means “little dung twig” because the plant spreads through bird droppings. source