Birds Explode If They Eat Rice Thrown at Weddings
Some people say you shouldn't throw rice at weddings because when birds eat it the grains expand in their stomachs, often killing them.
Car Wash Coin Thieves (Photos)
Emailed images reveal the real, bird-brained culprits behind a series of coin thefts from a car wash change machine.
We dispute the notion that anyone could possibly forget to thaw their chickens before loading them into a cannon to fire at aircraft.
A Duck's Quack Doesn't Echo
A staple of online trivia lists: Believe it or not, a duck's quack doesn't echo, and nobody knows why. Myth or fact?
Hand-Feeding Hummingbirds (Photos)
Emailed images show several hummingbirds calmly feeding from a woman's outstretched hand.
Rainbow Owl (Photo)
In this viral image we are shown a specimen of the exceedingly rare, music-loving "Rainbow Owl," purportedly a native of both the western United States and China.
The Stolen Penguin
In an unusual press conference held at Boston's New England Aquarium, officials assured the public that all of the aquarium's 61 penguins are present and accounted for, scotching a rampant rumor that a 12-year-old autistic boy had made off with one of the birds in his backpack.