10 Things You Didn’t Know About Olympic Hurdler Lolo Jones [VIDEOS]
Of all the US athletes set to participate in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, none have captured our hearts more so than Lolo (real name Lori) Jones. And why not?
See the World’s Biggest Crocodile
A monster crocodile who goes by the name Lolong has just earned a Guinness World Record for being the largest saltwater croc held in captivity. We wonder if that makes his handlers, who must have the most dangerous job in the world, feel any better.
Legendary Screenwriter Nora Ephron Dead at 71
Filmmaker and author Nora Ephron, who penned such iconic comedies as ‘When Harry Met Sally’ and ‘Sleepless in Seattle,’ died Tuesday night at New York Presbyterian after a battle with acute myeloid leukemia. She was 71-years-old.
Student Battling Flesh-Eating Disease Makes Amazing Recovery
Despite a terrible battle with flesh-eating disease that claimed her left leg, right foot and both hands, Georgia student Aimee Copeland was able to briefly leave her hospital room for the first time in 49 days. And from here, doctors say, her prognosis is good.
Bullied Bus Monitor Karen Klein Reveals Plans For Donated Money
According to Klein, she plans to invest the money and donate some to unspecified charities. The grandmother of eight will also give some to her children and grandchildren. “They need cars, they need, they need, they need. It never ends,” she said.
You’ll Be Shocked to Learn How Unhealthy Sleeping with the Lights On Can Be
It’s long been understood that darkness is most conducive to a good night’s sleep and helps spur the production of sleep-causing chemicals, but doctors recently revealed just how disruptive sleeping with lights on can be to a person’s health.
Pennsylvania Woman Hides in Suitcase to Escape Cops
When we pack for a getaway, we fill our suitcase with swim trunks and suntan lotion. But 28-year-old Pennsylvania woman Charley Fretz packed a suitcase with herself in an attempt to evade police on Wednesday. Needless to say, her creative method of escape didn’t work.
90-Year-Old Woman Chases Down Mugger
The elderly may seem like easy targets to thieves, but as this story shows, that isn’t always the case. On Monday, an unidentified 90-year-old California woman teamed up with a good Samaritan to chase down a mugger who robbed her outside a convenience store. Is this the beginning of a new crime fighting duo?
Tearjerker Procter & Gamble Ad Celebrates Olympic Moms
Mother’s Day may have come and gone, but a tearjerker ad by Procter & Gamble for the 2012 London Olympics reminds us why we should celebrate moms every day. (Get a hanky ready. You’ll need it.)
Nothing Says Summer More Than a Supercut of Slip ‘N Slide Fails
It’s the first day of summer and temperatures are expected to reach triple digits over the next few days, at least in some parts of the country. So, in that spirit, we present an awesome compilation of Slip ‘N Slide fails that’s guaranteed to beat the heat courtesy of the folks at HuffPost.
‘Angry Birds Seasons’ Gets 30 New Levels in ‘Piglantis’ Update
Hot on the heels of the gravity-defying mobile game ‘Angry Birds Space‘ comes a new update to ‘Angry Birds Seasons’ that promises 30 all-new levels of pig-pounding action. Want to guess how we’ll be spending our summer?
Woman Fired Over Controversial Photo of Breastfeeding Military Moms
Controversy continues to swirl around a recent image that shows two uniformed military moms breastfeeding their babies. According to RightThisMinute, a woman involved with the photo was actually fired from her job. Does that seem fair?