While just about every NFL player hails from North America, the league has a long history of recruiting place kickers who come from all corners of globe; in fact the league's next big kicking star may come from Norway. But the big story about Havard Rugland's big left foot is how it got noticed by NFL talent evaluators.
There is nothing anyone can do to take away the pain the community of Newtown, Connecticut is going through right now. But a charity group from Illinois is using man's best friend to provide a little comfort to those who are mourning the loss of life from last Friday's mass school shooting.
On the White House's website there is a "We The People" section, which allows citizens to "petition the Obama Administration to take action on a range of important issues facing our country." If any submitted petition gets 25,000 E-signatures, then the White House will review the proposal.
Our favorite of these petitions this month has to be from Colorado man “John D" who, as we reported last week, wants the government to secure resources and funding to begin the construction of a Death Star by 2016.
With 2012 coming to a close, it's time for the annual parade of year end lists. Most of these features will celebrate the best of the past 12 months. However, some of our favorite lists will point out the year's low-lights, because they make us feel better about all the times people screwed up in 2012.
When Chris Burd was 13-years-old he went to the mall in Maplewood, Minn during Christmas time. He was with his three-year-old sister, and to appease her he also sat on the lap of the mall's Santa Claus and asked for gifts.
Fast forward 13 years. Chris had recently become engaged when he got a call from his mother who tells him she had made an interesting discovery while going through a batch of old pictures.
When you hear a story about a landlord, it's usually an angry tale concerning neglect or some kind of funny business with a security deposit. Instead, this holiday season we present a tale that will make any heart grow three sizes.
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