The ‘Transit of Venus’ to Cross in Front of the Sun for Only Time Until 2117 — When Can Yo…
Amateur astronomers may want to dust off their telescopes Tuesday because Venus will pass in front of the sun in an event that NASA says only comes once every hundred years or so.
Man Rides Lawnmower in Traffic, Unsurprisingly Gets DUI
Getting arrested for DUI must be bad enough, but imagine the additional embarrassment of getting busted for drunk driving on a lawnmower. That’s what happened to a 69-year-old man in Wisconsin last Saturday.
Bear Crashes Middle School Graduation Ceremony
A wayward 150-pound black bear caused a major commotion last Thursday when it disrupted a graduation ceremony at a middle school in Bakersfield, CA. Hey, what’s the big deal? Maybe it just wanted a diploma.
Is This Photo of Military Moms Breastfeeding a Disgrace to the Uniform?
A recent photo of two breastfeeding military moms has sparked a firestorm of controversy, with critics arguing that the image is unbecoming of someone in uniform.
The KFC Cookbook Can Now Be Yours
Although it won’t share KFC’s closely-guarded (and tasty) blend of spices, an upcoming autobiography released by the fast food restaurant will give us a glimpse into the life of Colonel Sanders and offer a ton of awesome recipes. Best of all, it’s tota…
22-Year-Old Man Becomes First Paraplegic to Graduate from US Naval Academy
Kevin Hillery, a 22-year-old man who was paralyzed last year after a tree fell on him, made history yesterday when he became the first-ever paraplegic to graduate from the United States Naval Academy. Way to go, Kevin!
Aimee Copeland, Student Battling Flesh-Eating Disease, Speaks for the First Time in Weeks
Although she still has a long road to recovery ahead of her, Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student battling flesh-eating disease, reached a milestone over the weekend when she spoke for the first time in weeks.
Watch an Epic Blooper Reel from ‘The Muppets’
It’s up for debate whether this blooper reel, which appears as an extra on ‘The Muppets’ DVD, is the longest ever in Muppet history as it’s billed. But it’s certainly one of the funniest. Mahna mah-oops!
Smooth Robots Bust a Move to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’
If you have nightmares of robots taking over the world, this video won’t help. It is, however, an impressive display of technology as a perfectly synchronized group of ‘bots dance in time to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller.’ All hail our toe-ta…
New Study Suggests Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Skin Cancer [VIDEO]
Those obsessed with tanning, like Patricia Krentcil and the cast of ‘Jersey Shore,’ may have little to fear in terms of skin cancer provided they take an aspirin a day, says a new report published in the health journal Cancer.
Marvel Comics Creates Deaf Superhero for Hearing-Impaired Boy
After four-year-old Anthony Smith, who is deaf in one ear and has hearing loss in the other, refused to wear a hearing aid because such things aren’t becoming of superheroes, mother Christina D’Allessandro wrote to Marvel Comics asking for help. In response, Marvel cr…
This Year’s Mosquito Season Could Be the Worst in Decades [VIDEO]
If you thought mosquitoes were bad last year, brace yourselves.