How Many Americans Wash Their Hands After Using Public Restrooms? [POLL]
A new survey on hand washing has revealed that 70 percent of Americans always wash their hands after using a public restroom, while 29 percent sometimes skip that ever-important, germ-killing step. And yes, 1 percent confessed to never washing their hands after using a public bathroom.
Judy Blume Battling Breast Cancer
Judy Blume, author of many popular children’s books from the 1970s, revealed that she has been privately battling breast cancer since June. She shared the news on her blog, via a humorously written post titled ‘!@#$% Happens.’
Freddie Mercury to Become an Angry Bird
Late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury is being honored in the most amazing of ways, and not just by having Sacha Baron Cohen portray him in an biopic. The vocalist is now an honorary member of the Angry Birds family.
Orthodontist Sued for Leaving Braces on Patient for 11 Years
Eleven years. That’s how long Devin Bost, now 22, was outfitted with braces on his teeth. We know what you’re thinking. Those must have been some crooked chompers, right? Wrong. Turns out that Bost is now suing Oregon orthodontist Brad Chvatal for $150,000, along with $35,100 in attorney fees, as compensation for surgeries and expenses related to tooth and gum problems he sustained as a result of
Three Dead in New Jersey Supermarket Shooting [VIDEO]
A disgruntled employee entered a Pathmark supermarket in Old Bridge, New Jersey at 4:30 this morning and shot and killed two people before turning the gun on himself.
Deaf Child Prohibited From Signing His Own Name Because It Looks Like a Gun — Is It Fair? [VIDEO, POLL]
Hunter Spanjer, a deaf preschooler in Grand Island, Nebraska, is being prohibited from signing his name (in sign language) because administrators at his school believe that the gesture he uses looks like a gun. Wait, what?
Wounded Warriors Scale New Heights With the Heroes Project
Wounded warriors that may have lost a limb or suffered an injury while serving our county can find a renewed purpose in life and engage in physical activity. The Heroes Project is making sure of that, as it works to help combat-injured vets overcome their individual circumstances by climbing the highest peaks in the world. That’s not only a “feel good” mission but an incredibly badass one as well
Man Fired from Job for Berating Chick-fil-A Employee, Gay Couple Makes Bold Move By Inviting Eatery’s CEO to Dinner [VIDEO, POLL]
That old adage “Don’t ask me, I just work here” certainly applies to the Chick-fil-A controversy, where the fast food chain’s financial support of anti-gay organizations has become a cultural hot topic.
Unidentifiable Creature Washes Up in New York City
The apocalypse may very well be nigh, people. When freak of nature-like creatures wash up on the shore of Manhattan’s East River, be afraid. Be very afraid.
Sally Ride, First American Woman in Space, Dead at 61
Sally Ride, the first American woman to go into space, has died. Ride, 61, passed away peacefully at her home in La Jolla, CA. on Monday, July 23 after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer.
Colorado Shooting Suspect James Holmes Appears in Court, But Does Not Speak
James Holmes, the suspect in the Aurora, Colo. shooting during the midnight screening of ‘The Dark Knight Rises,’ which left 12 dead and 58 other injured, appeared in court Monday. So, what happened?
McDonald’s Flexes Its Muscle by Banning All Restaurants from Selling French Fries at the London Olympics — With One Exception
McDonald’s has a monopoly on french fries at the 2012 Summer Olympics.