Stephen Colbert’s Life Was Far More Interesting Than You Imagined

This would not be the end of Colbert’s political ventures: not by a long shot. In establishing himself as a caricature and product of America’s embroiled political climate, Colbert could hardly avoid taking a more hands-on approach to political criticism –and he seemed to enjoy it.

In 2007, Stephen announced his candidacy for the 2008 presidential election, though only in his home state of South Carolina. He pursued the candidacy in character but was ultimately denied a place on the ballot. He ended up using his candidacy as a fundraising initiative for education and walked away with the key to the city of Columbia.

In 2009, Colbert showed support for our troops with a symbolic hair-cutting. He has made been a dedicated supporter of American troops, making efforts to visit deployed soldiers, and in 2015 he was awarded with the Outstanding Civilian Service Award: third highest honor a civilian can be awarded.
  • The Man-Eating Lions Of Tsavo

    Perhaps known as some of the most notorious lions to have ever lived in the wild, the man-eating lions of Tsavo were hunted and vilified for generations. In the huge swath around the Kenya savanna living around the Tsavo River, these groups of wild lions were notorious for hunting humans. ...

    Read More
  • 25 of the Smartest Animals on the Planet

    For all you animal lovers out there, I’m sure you’ve seen an animal do something that has impressed you. Perhaps they seemed to catch on a joke that you made or maybe they found a clever way to get to the snacks you were hiding. Animals are smart! They might not seem to always be...

    Read More
  • Watch Out For Red Triangle Slugs In Your Home

    We usually think of slugs as harmless creatures that turn up in your garden after a rain. Or maybe you see a bird poking at one in your walk around the park with your dog. Sure slugs are definitely gross us out and we don’t like them being all sticky. Not to mention those slimy...

    Read More
  • Baby Airing In The 1900s Was A Way To Boost An Infant’s Health

    Fresh air is always considered the best option when thinking about your health, and of course, receiving sunshine. It is especially good for a young child’s development and we see this thought process going into many young parents minds today: just look at all the kids and strollers going through your local park. Today it...

    Read More
  • The Hippo And The Tortoise A New Fairytale

    A story that anyone could mistake from being a new fairytale is one where the two characters made an unlikely friendship. This is the story of when a baby hippo struck up a strange friendship with an extremely old tortoise. An orphaned baby hippopotamus was rescued after a natural disaster that shook the whole world...

    Read More