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.
Man Wins $30 Million Lottery After Getting Dumped by Girlfriend
Time heals all wounds when suffering from heartbreak, but we're willing to bet $30.5 million helps too. A 22-year-old Hyannis, MA, man recently won a sizable lottery jackpot after getting dumped by his girlfriend several weeks before.
The Strangest Pumpkin Flavored Foods
When we think of fall, several things come immediately to mind -- cooling temperatures, turning leaves, costumes, candy and turkey dinner. But nothing evokes the season more than pumpkin pie, especially with a generous dollop of waist-expanding whipped cream. With its velvety texture and rich flavor…
Learn Physics From Kitties
In this video, several adorable kitties get a lesson in basic physics when they become intensely fascinated with a kinetic motion desk toy. We hope you're paying attention, kitties. There will be a test later.
300-Pound Pumpkin Stolen From Illinois Farm Stand
Over the weekend, a massive 300-pound pumpkin displayed at Hammer's Farm Market in Peoria, Illinois, went missing and may have been taken by thieves. We're not sure what's more impressive -- actually growing a 300-pound pumpkin or working out the logistics to steal one.
Watch This Wannabe Ninja Slice and Dice Defenseless Water Bottles
In this mesmerizing clip, chubby wannabe ninja Will Keith combines his scary love of blades with an irrational hatred of water bottles. The result is almost three minutes of intense bottle-slicing carnage and mayhem.
Want to Be Happier? Be More Selfish
It's probably no secret that people are quite happy when they take a bit of "me time." But new research conducted at the University of Pennsylvania confirms that individuals are more content and their lives improve when they show a bit of selfishness.
Google Image Search for ‘Completely Wrong’ Yields Photos of…Mitt Romney?!
In one of the most unfortunate internet quirks we've ever seen, a Google Images search using the term "completely wrong" currently yields photo after photo of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Ouch! This won't help with his poll numbers for sure.
Where Are the Best Cities for Working Moms? Mostly in Ohio, Apparently
According a new Forbes list of the best cities for working moms, women looking to work and raise children at the same time may want to consider moving to the Buckeye State. Three Ohio cities made it into the top 10, including the number one spot.
Mom Thrown in Jail for Allowing Kids to Miss School
As any parent knows, getting multiple kids ready for school in the morning can be a real hassle. But before you decide to leave them to their own devices, consider this 34-year-old California mom who was sentenced to six months in jail for letting her kids skip too much school. Truancy ain't no…
Heroic Firefighters Save Family Dog
It's a fact that firefighters will go to extreme lengths to save lives, and now comes a story of heroic first responders who rescued a beloved family pet from the brink of death.
Which Fast Food Restaurant Has the Worst Drive-Thru Service?
Consumers expect their meals quickly when going through a fast food drive-thru. But according to an annual report by QSR Magazine, you won't get that sort of service at Burger King. In fact, it came in dead last in a ranking of seven fast food restaurants for drive-thru service.
Washing Your Hands Leads to Asthma, Says Science (Well, Sort Of)
Most of us have been taught that cleanliness is the best way to ensure good health. But experts now say that excessive use of things like hand sanitizer and anti-bacterial soap may be responsible for an increase in allergies and asthma among kids.