1. Drummers in military corps traditionally wear some form of “leopard skin” over their uniforms. This custom dates back to the Roman legions and is primarily practiced in the United Kingdom nowadays.
2. These facts and explanations do not make this poncho any less amazing:
- Protesters marched in Chicago for the second night in a row after the release of a video showing the police shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald. ›
- Frank Gifford's family says the NFL star had CTE, the degenerative brain disease linked to football. He died in August. ›
- And President Obama actually made his daughters laugh at the annual White House turkey pardon. ›