After being called out on local TV, 2 porch pirates caught on camera returned a package of replica WWE belts (belonging to a 5-yr-old autistic boy with a brain tumor) with a note that read: β€œAfter seeing ourselves looking like low lives on the news, we have both decided to get clean and sober.” yahoo.com/lifestyle/thiev…
Porch roofs on old houses in the American South are sometimes painted blue to scare off "haints," a variation of the word "haunt" referring to ghosts or spirits. Blue is the color of water, and ghosts supposedly can't cross water. today.com/home/what-haint…
Today I learned of the Dupont de LigonnΓ¨s massacre in 2011, in which Xavier Dupont de LigonnΓ¨s, a French nobleman, presumably killed his wife, his 4 children, and their 2 dogs, buried them under their backyard porch, and escaped. His whereabouts are still unknown to this day. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dup…
Two y/o Karlee Kosolofski was found dead, frozen to her porch in 1994. She had followed her dad out of the house on a -22Β°C morning and couldn't reach the handle to get back in. Over five hours later, she was found and amazingly revived with only the lower part of her leg needing amputation. cbc.ca/news/canada/saskat…
The Popsicle was invented by accident in 1905 when an 11 year old left his soda on the porch with a stirring stick in it and it froze solid. popsicle.com/our-story
A local fisherman in Costa Rica nursed a crocodile back to health after it had being shot in the head, and released the reptile back to its home. The next day, the man discovered "Pocho" had followed him home and was sleeping on the mans porch. For 20 years Pocho became part of the mans family en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poc…
While his opponent traveled all over the country campaigning, McKinley won both the 1896 and 1900 presidential elections by staying at his home in Canton, Ohio and giving speeches off his front porch to whoever showed up to listen. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
Two PETA workers stole a chihuahua from a family's front porch, only to come back to the house two days later to give the family a fruit basket and tell them that they killed the dog. huffingtonpost.com/dougla…
The popsicle was accidentally created by an eleven year old who left a cup filled with powdered soda, water, and a stirring stick on his San Francisco porch. That night, low temperatures caused the mixture to freeze. countryliving.com/food-dr…
In the 1896 U.S. election, William McKinley won despite the fact that he campaigned from the front porch of his home in Ohio while his opponent travelled extensively by railway speaking at over 600 events. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
[] The Popsicle was invented by accident by an 11-year-old who left his fruit drink on the porch. In the morning he found it frozwn and it instantly became a sensation and the popsicle we all love today en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
That, due to a prohibition of weapon in churches and houses in general, churches in Germany and the Scandinavian countries have traditionally named the church porch "weaponhouse", a room where you would store your weapons during service en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chu…
Today I learned about the K.C. Pennant Porch. In an effort to copy the dimensions of the short 296 foot right field fence at Yankee Stadium, Pennants Porch in right field was created. However, MLB vetoed this option and the fence was moved to the league minimum, 325 feet and renamed, β€œOne-Half Pennant Porch.” ballparksofbaseball.com/b…
In 1905, an eleven-year-old boy named Frank Epperson accidentally left a glass filled with water, powdered soda mix, and a stick on his porch over a cold California night. He woke up to a frozen delicacy he called an "Eppsicle," which he renamed "Pop's Sicles." biographile.com/ice-pops-…
An eleven year old boy invented the ice lolly accidentally after leaving a soft drink with a mixing stick to freeze on his porch. lemelson.mit.edu/resource…
In 1905, eleven-year-old Frank Epperson left a cup filled with powdered soda, water, and a stirring stick on his San Francisco porch. That night, low temperatures caused the mixture to freeze β€” and a summertime staple was born. countryliving.com/food-dr…
The actor who played the dad on the porch in Fletch β€” and pitcher β€œCasey” in The Twilight Zone β€” killed a man in a bar when he was 75 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob…
Alan Markovitz, a multimillionaire, bought a 4 million dollar home next to his ex-wife's lover, who she had an affair with, and then placed a 12 foot $7,000 statue on the porch of a middle finger. mirror.co.uk/news/weird-n…
Crooks that steal packages from outside your house are called Porch Pirates foxla.com/news/7751448-st…
Until the early 20th century many US presidential candidates did not travel around the country. In the "front porch campaign", supporters traveled to the politician's home to hear speeches. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fro…
Night insects are attracted to lamps and porch lights because they think it is light given off by the moon, which they used to navigate with before we invented artificial light sciencebits.wordpress.com…
Anti-British sentiment persisted in America well into the 20th century. When FDR invited the King and Queen to visit, they ate hot dogs on his cottage's front porch. docs.fdrlibrary.marist.ed…
The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island has the world's largest porch. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gra…

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