Gunman Shoots Multiple People Near Empire State Building
Although details are sketchy at the moment, several news outlets are reporting that a gunman has shot multiple people near the Empire State Building in Manhattan this morning.
Ouch! Watch Trampoline Fails That Are So Funny They Hurt
Trampolines in theory seem like a heckuva lot of fun. Given that they’re typically made of fabric pulled tight by an array of coiled springs, what could possibly go wrong? Quite a bit, it turns out.
Awesome Dad Modifies Son’s Lightning McQueen Toy Car
Five-year-old Evan loves ‘Cars’ so much that he literally wore out the wheels on his Lightning McQueen Power Wheel toy car. So, his dad Sean, an employee at the aftermarket tuning company FFTEC Motorsports, rebuilt the ride from the ground up, even adding a zippy 500 watt electric motor that’s capable of outputting .66 horsepower.
See Photos and Video From Mars Rover Curiosity
After an eight month journey, NASA’s multi-billion dollar rover Curiosity made a successful landing on Mars early this morning. Mission controllers cheered after the six-wheeled, one-ton machine made a perilous seven-minute landing involving a parachute, rocket pack and sky crane.
Marriage Proposal Goes Horribly Wrong During Cubs Game
A Chicago Cubs fan named Greg wanted to give his girlfriend a marriage proposal that she’d never forget. So he popped the question via the video scoreboard during a game on Monday night at Wrigley Field. There was just one problem — she wasn’t in her seat at the time.
Is This Husband’s Car Crash Prank Funny or Cruel?
There are funny pranks and those that are just plain cruel. This one, where a husband convinces his wife that they’re about to be creamed by a semi truck in a head-on collision, is definitely more the latter. Hey, this could be grounds for divorce, buddy.
Chef Cooks a ‘Chick-fil-Gay Sandwich’ to Protest Chick-fil-A’s Anti-Gay Stance
Chick-fil-A’s sandwiches sure are tasty, but if you object to the company’s anti-gay political stance, you might find the food difficult to stomach. As a alternative, internet chef Hilah Johnson has created a close facsimile called the “Chick-fil-Gay Sandwich.” It’s deliciously pro-gay rights!
Woman Bravely Rescues Kids in Runaway Van
A quick-thinking woman bravely put herself in harm’s way to rescue two children in a runaway van recently. And although the woman’s rescue attempt didn’t quite go according to plan, she somehow managed to stop the vehicle before it rolled into the middle of a busy intersection.
Woman Accidentally Sends Photo of Nic Cage to Prospective Employer
There’s nothing wrong with loving Nicolas Cage (hey, we sure do). But when your appreciation for the notoriously eccentric actor starts creeping into your professional life, it might be time to admit you have a problem.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps
At 27 years old, swimmer Michael Phelps is at the top of his game. He’s won countless honors, awards and medals during his career, leading some to describe him as the greatest athlete in history to ever grace the sport.
Mother Wants 14-Year-Old Daughter to Get Breast Implants
In what will no doubt win her a future Mother of Year Award, a UK mom is publicly urging her 14-year-old daughter to get breast implants when she turns 18.
Fireworks Fail! San Diego’s July 4th Display Goes Off All at Once
While the rest of us were enjoying a lengthy 4th of July fireworks show last night, San Diego residents got completely robbed when their display went off all at once in a spectacular explosion that lasted a mere 15 seconds.