The death of Osama bin Laden has created a rise in the appearance of wannabe Navy SEALs decked out in military uniforms, bearing the SEALs’ gold trident and other insignia associated with the elite military outfit. Impostors have been spotted in places like a church in Pennsylvania, on a Grayhound bus and in various fast Continue Reading »
posted on: May 24, 2011at4:14 pm
James W. Green, 29, wanted for various crimes in Bangor, Maine, accidentally dialed 911 repeatedly on his cellphone. Police say that the man had been using a backpack leaf blower that was causing his cellphone in his pants pocket to dial the emergency number. Arresting police officer Lt. Jeff Millard said that the report did Continue Reading »
The United States has fallen behind other nations, failing to provide affordable health care to its citizens. Americans spend $477 billion a year MORE on health care than other advanced countries. So why do we pay so much compared to other wealthy nations? This infographic is part two in a two part series which dissects the state of our health care system and presents some alarming numbers.
A boy who was celebrating the Rapture’s failure to arrive drowned in a river after he jumped into it. Anthony Thompson of Kalamazoo, Michigan, leapt into the Kalamazoo River with a group of his friends to celebrate the passing of Rapture Day, which was highly publicized by now-disgraced Christian radio host Harold Camping. Joy turned Continue Reading »
posted on: May 23, 2011at2:17 pm
A report of a tiger on the loose prompted police in Hampshire, England to launch a large scale operation to capture the beast. The sighting even stopped play at the Rose Bowl cricket ground. Officers responded as if it were a real incident, enlisting the help of animal experts from the nearby Marwell Zoo, who Continue Reading »
posted on: May 23, 2011at2:12 pm
An inventive Chinese farmer has created plastic glasses for his chickens to wear to stop them from fighting amongst themselves. Zhang Xiaolong managed to pacify his roosters after wearing them plastic blinkers, which prevent them from seeing straight ahead. While they aren’t completely blind, the chickens have a difficult time seeing straight ahead, making direct Continue Reading »
posted on: May 23, 2011at2:02 pm
A hospital surveillance video caught 18-year-old Shantaniqua Scott attempting to suffocate her baby in July 2010. Hidden cameras captured the horrifying act. Scott could be seen clamping her hand on the struggling newborn baby boy as he kicked and struggled for life.
A Saudi Arabian woman was arrested after spitting on customers at a Walmart in Florida. The incident happened at 1pm on Sunday as the woman hit a door with her shopping cart while entering the Walmart. When confronted, she proceeded to spit on people. In an interview with the police, the woman said that she Continue Reading »
posted on: May 20, 2011at9:11 am
A golf club is redesigning the layout of its course after numerous cases where golf balls flew into a nearby convent school, striking nuns in their wake. The Torquay Golf Club received numerous complaints from nuns at the Stoodley Knowle Independent convent girls’ school according to the Metro. The golf club has agreed to make Continue Reading »
Josh Ferrin found the discovery of a lifetime when he unearthed $45,000 in cash in the attic of his family’s newly purchased Salt Lake City home. As Ferrin walked into the garage, he noticed a piece of cloth that clung to an attic door. After climbing into the attic, he found what looked like a Continue Reading »