As many people know, ticks can spread Lyme disease. To help prevent tick bites, it’s best to tuck long pants into socks when walking through an area where ticks might be living, such as long grass.

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The Turks and Caicos Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean southeast of the Bahamas, is made up of eight large cays, or keys, and many smaller ones. Tourism contributes substantially to the economy. Traditional industries include boatbuilding and fishing.

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If you want to get priority boarding on an airplane, try becoming a pilot. Or, as in Rajan Mahbubani’s case, try dressing up as one. Mahbubani, who is from New Delhi, India, successfully pulled this trick numerous times, which enabled him to enjoy many airline perks. He finally got caught when trying to board a…

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A fruit that grows on coasts in the Caribbean is called the manchineel. It looks something like a small, green apple, but don’t be tempted! All parts of the plant are toxic, including its sap, which causes blisters if touched. 

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Ahmet Selki of Istanbul, Turkey, used a cat’s antics for inspiration in his job, which is helping to care for homeless pets. Selki noticed a stray cat hovering around the store window of a dress shop. The cat did not seem interested in the clothing, but rather with the colorful decorative balls on the floor…

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Customer: “Do you honor any credit cards?” Clerk: “Oh, we honor them all, but we only take cash.”   Why is it that your nose runs, but your feet smell? What happens once in a minute and twice in a moment but never in a decade? The letter “m.” First fisherman: “Is this lake any…

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Cherimoya, nicknamed “custard apple,” grows in South America. Looking like a big artichoke, this fruit has flesh with a creamy texture. The sweet flavor tastes like a blend of other fruits, such as strawberry, pear, and banana.

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The official language of Sweden is Swedish. Official minority languages are Finnish, Meänkieli, Sami, Yiddish, and Romani. Many people also speak English and German.

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If a beloved pet in Shanghai, China, goes missing, the owner can call Sun Jinren to help with the search. He has been in business for a few years and has had a great success rate. That’s because his team follows leads by using technology like heat detectors and thermal imaging cameras. The team examines…

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Will Breaux is living in his dream home. But his idea of a dream home probably is not the same as many other people’s. Breaux built his home out of 11 shipping containers stacked to make a three-story dwelling. His place has become known as the “Container House of McGowen” because it is located on…

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