Believe it or not, there used to be a time when neither Patti LaBelle nor Elton John were famous. They're established legends and household names with careers that span decades now - but in the beginning they were just struggling musicians trying to make it through. Interestingly, there was a point at which Elton John worked playing the piano for Patti. He was just Reg back then, but Patti never forgot about it. She also never forgot that he still has her tupperware.
Animal welfare officers in Providence, Rhode Island got a much-needed bit of levity in their day recently and it's gone viral.
A concerned motorist messaged them about a dead dog on the side of the road. She couldn't stop, but she gave officers a description and location hoping they might be able to collect it and notify the owners. Officers went out and found ... well ... not a dog.
Scientists just stumbled their way into some seriously cool science. A team from the University of Montana was in Costa Rica studying greenhouse gas emissions. The team was forced to evacuate one of their camp sites when leafcutter ants moved in. Equipment noted big changes to the environment around the ant's nest - namely that there was twice as much nitrous oxide as the surrounding area.