A PLUM TREE in the side yard of Mrs. H. M. Praffle bears only prunes, and has done so since her cat Magdalen left to join the circus.
In October of 1893, the moon was stuck in the waning gibbous phase for nearly two weeks.
Alone among common fruits, strawberries grow inside-out. Botanists can furnish no explanation for this phenomenon.
Paracelsus supposedly succeeded in distilling bacon out of nothing but lamb’s lettuce, but he carried his recipe with him to the grave.
Scientists using the Large Hadron Collider to search for the so-called Higgs boson have developed mysterious sores described by one physician as “stigmata.”
On the morning of March 18, 1927, Mr. Norbert Armbunker awoke on the floor under the rotunda of the Union Trust Building dressed as Neptune and clutching a trident, with no memory of the previous twelve hours.
Deep in the woods off Interstate 70 near Breezewood, Penna., mysterious lights are sometimes seen late at night that appear to spell out the words “CLEAN RESTROOMS.”