Donald Deane has held a variety of jobs, including college English teacher, newspaper reporter/editor, internet project manager, dishwasher and dogcatcher. He now writes exclusively and has contributed to AOL TV and Moviefone among others.
Do Kids Really Want Less Candy for Halloween? — Survey of the Day
While children still seem to unanimously agree that Halloween is one of their favorite holidays, a new survey by the American Dental Association and PopCap Games shows that kids' perception of the holiday is changing in several surprising ways.
Teacher Owns Students in Dance Battle With Irish Jig
It's been our experience that high school teachers generally frown upon pranks. But one teacher at Whitney Young High School in Chicago eagerly joined in when seniors staged an unauthorized dance battle. If only our teachers were this cool.
Unruly Fish Causes Hilarious News Blooper
Intrepid Tennessee reporter Carley Gordon got way more than she bargained for when an Asian carp broke free during a Channel 4 News report and nearly sent her over the side of a boat. Well, it is an invasive species, after all. What did she expect?
Magician Literally Loses Head for Halloween
Not content with typical card tricks or a rabbit in a hat, magician Rich Ferguson puts a spooky Halloween spin on his act by literally losing his head in front of freaked-out spectators. How in the world does he do it?
Doctors Use Chin Implant to Make Man’s Testicles the Same Size
A man born with lopsided testicles has become the first person ever to have them made more symmetrical with -- get this -- a chin implant. Kinda adds new meaning to the phrase "balls on chin," eh? There's no official word, by the way, on whether the man's nether region no…
Real Life Ron Swanson Carves Pumpkin With a Gun
When we carve pumpkins, we generally use a knife, but they must do things a little differently in the South. For example, Tennessee resident and YouTuber Hickok45 carves his pumpkin with a Colt 1911 handgun. Why, you may ask? Because using anything else would just be plain silly.
FDA Investigates Possible Link Between Monster Energy Drink and Five Deaths
Today, highly caffeinated drinks are more popular than ever, especially among teens. But one leading energy drink, Monster, is currently under investigation by the Food and Drug Administration for a possible link to five deaths.
Brad Pitt’s Chanel No. 5 Commercial Goes to the Dogs
By now, you've probably seen the hilarious 'Saturday Night Live' spoofs of Brad Pitt's melodramatic Chanel No. 5 commercial. (If not, watch them here.) Now it seems a dog has gotten into the mix, offering a canine take on Brad's weird ad. Funny thing is, this pooch does a mu…
Base Jumping Newlyweds Take a Literal Plunge Together
Over the weekend, scores of base jumpers headed to Fayetteville, WV, to leap off the New River Bridge as part of an annual celebration known as Bridge Day. But one couple made their leap especially memorable by tying the knot first. Hey, who are we to judge? Stranger things have certainly happened a…
Heavy Metal Fan Plays Scorching Megadeth Solo on iPhone
Whatever your opinion of heavy metal god and legendary crankster Dave Mustaine, there's no denying that the dude can shred. But what's even more impressive is this amazing cover of Mustaine's solo from Megadeth's 'Holy Wars...The Punishment Due.' Oh, and did we mention …
Two Surfers Take to the Streets of New York on Motorized Surfboards
What's a surfer to do when they're trapped in a concrete jungle like, say, New York City and waves are nowhere in sight? These two gnarly dudes come up with the only reasonable alternative -- motorized surfboards.
Dog and Kid Use the Force in Epic Lightsaber Battle
If there's one thing we can't get enough of, it's videos of animals with lightsabers, and this, which shows an evil Sith dog squaring off against a young Jedi, may be the best of the bunch.