In the 19th century, bored Australians went nuts for ‘ghost hoaxing’. Think of it as like Punk'd for the pre-pre-MTV era.
There's evidence of a sinister history of human sacrifice and mass exodus hidden beneath this benign-looking earthen mound in Southern Illinois.
Marngrook, which some believe was the original Aussie Rules, involved 50 players to a side, went for two days straight and was played with a possum skin ball.
A Scandi webcomic artist has completely drawn us in with her language tree (and her mother tongue of Finnish is really out on a limb).