New York’s Rocking Chair Riots

New York is one of America’s great cities. It has long been well-known for its world class museums, restaurants, shopping, and its beautiful parks. Tourists and residents alike flock to the Big Apple’s green spaces to experience a bit of nature and relaxation in the middle of a city. And when a businessman in the…

President Jefferson’s Murderous Sheep

Presidential pets often become as famous as their owners. There have also been a wide range of animals kept as White House pets, from an alligator to a wallaby to everything in between. One presidential pet stands out, though, but not because of its species. This pet is memorable because of its murderous temper. Thomas…

Ireland’s Most Haunted Castle

Don’t let its name fool you. Leap Castle, in Ireland’s County Offaly, is not named for people leaping off it. (In fact, Leap is actually pronounced “Lepp” in this instance.) It is however, reputed to be the most haunted castle in all of Ireland, and it may be the most haunted one in the world.…

New Jersey’s Most Famous Elephant

America has plenty of interesting roadside attractions. World’s largest ball of twine? We have that. A replica of Stonehenge made out of old cars? We have that, too. We also have the world’s largest elephant building, which is located in Margate, New Jersey, beside the beach in Josephine Harron Park. This elephant building isn’t just…