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The World Beard and Mustache Championships is a bi-annual event that was established in 1990. Competitors from around the globe compete in what has been dubbed the Olympics of professional beard growing. The Beards are a South Australian band that exclusively write and perform songs about the importance of having a beard. In 2009, The Beards (and two fellow bearded Aussies) travel to Anchorage, Alaska, to perform at and compete in the World Beard and Mustache Championships as the first-ever Australian team.
The original bad boys of magic are back with the eighth season of their award winning series, Showtime’s longest running series Penn & Teller: Bullsh*t! . The duo are widely renowned skeptics and are sure to take no prisoners, per usual.
We have previously pointed out that the kind of coincidences you'd dismiss as bad writing if you saw them in a movie happen all the time in real life. In fact, history is full of bizarre coincidences that get downright creepy ... John Wilkes Booth's Brother and Abe Lincoln's Son Edwin Booth, perhaps unfairly known today as the brother of assassin John Wilkes Booth, was once upon a time known as the greatest actor in American history . In fact, certain theater historians and steampunk enthusiasts would probably argue that he still is today. His reputation as an actor was described as "mythic," and a statue of him stands in Manhattan's Gramercy Park to this very day.
By Katie Perkowski KyForward correspondent For Drew Curtis, founder and manager of one of the most successful news aggregator websites in the world, Fark.com , it all started in a ninth-grade science class at Jessie Clark Middle more than 20 years ago. Curtis, a 1991 graduate of Lafayette High School, said he first began finding weird news stories in the local paper to post on a bulletin board at school.