Firefighters Generously Donate $10,000 Mega Millions Winnings to Fellow Firefighter Battli…
Not many of us escaped lottery fever last week as the Mega Millions jackpot skyrocketed to about $640 million. Everyone wanted to get in on the action and we know one firefighter who is very happy his fellow firefighters decided to try their luck.
Google’s Best April Fool’s Day Pranks
Every year since 2000, except 2001 and 2003, Google has treated netizens to at least one, sometimes 17, April Fool’s Day pranks and easter eggs. And, since we know they love to play (check out their new Google Play offering), we’re hoping 2012 will be no different.
Who Should Be on TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People List?
It makes sense that the masses should decide who has had an influence over them. Perhaps this is the theory behind TIME Magazine’s recent release of its 200-name ballot for its yearly list of the world’s 100 most influential people. A list that includes a variety of well-known people, wi…
10 Unbelievably Cute Puppy Videos for National Puppy Day
It doesn’t get a lot of press coverage and the banks are still open, but March 23 is National Puppy Day. For the seventh year, we will spend this day reflecting on what it is that we love so much about puppies. Perhaps this is a day we should have more than once a year.
Can a Photograph Offer a Clue About What Happened to Amelia Earhart? [VIDEO]
It’s been 75 years since Amelia Earhart disappeared in the South Pacific, but researchers have gotten a new lead in the case. A photo that was taken only three months after her disappearance could hold an important clue to where she is.
15 Clever Ways to Save Money on Gas
Turmoil in the Middle East is nothing new. Gas prices going up is nothing new. What is new is the possibility that we could be looking at prices at the pump lurking in the neighborhood of $5 a gallon by the summer. And that’s painful.
Robert Sherman, ‘It’s a Small World’ Songwriter, Dies at Age 86 [VIDEO]
Known as one half of Disney’s songwriting dream team The Sherman Brothers, Robert Sherman wrote such iconic and memorable tunes as ‘It’s a Small World’ and ‘Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.’ The catchy songwriter passed away in London on Monday at the age …
Twitter Is Selling Your Tweets and You Don’t Get a Dime
You may not be able to search for your own Tweets on Twitter after a week, but a marketing research company in the UK can now search all the Tweets Tweeted since January of 2010. This is possible because Twitter just sold Datasift the right to sort through them.
Conservative Web Commentator Andrew Breitbart Dies at Age 43
Conservative internet publisher Andrew Beirtbart has passed away at the young age of 43, confirmed by his attorney and the editor-in-chief of his websites. There is no definitive confirmation as to the cause of his unexpected death, although the statement on his websites said it was due to natural c…
Check Out Michael Jordan’s Luxury Pad Before It Sells for Millions
If you’re in the market for a new place and wouldn’t mind relocating to the Midwest, we have found a sweet deal for you. Baird & Warner Realty in the Chicago metro appears to be selling Michael Jordan’s house. The listing doesn’t say it’s Jordan’s house, b…
Girl Scout Cookie Season Means a Candy Bar and a New App
That glorious season is upon us again. The sweetest time of the year…Girl Scout Cookie time. It’s time to find those helpful little scouts and have them hook you up with the seasonal deliciousness that is probably one or two too many boxes of cookies.
Would You Believe That the Right Plants Can Help Stop Burglars?
If you were asked to name three ways to help fend off home invaders, planting bushes probably wouldn’t come to mind. But the Metropolitan Police in the UK actually recommends you do exactly that.