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.
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!
Six-Year-Old Girl Becomes Youngest Ever to Qualify for National Spelling Bee
In general, most youngsters like six-year-old Lori Anne Madison are squarely focused on toys and cartoons. But Madison recently became the youngest person ever to qualify for the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the contest’s 87-year history.
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…
Mother of Boy in Washing Machine Speaks Out on ‘Today’
Sakia David, the New Jersey mom of a one-year-old boy who became trapped in a washing machine while being watched by a babysitter, is fighting mad and wants to press charges, she told ‘Today.’
Nine-Year-Old Girl’s Funny Food Blog Inspires School Lunch Change
A nine-year-old girl in Scotland caused quite a stir when she began reviewing school lunches in a hysterical blog called “NeverSeconds.” Now, thanks to her efforts, the school is serving healthier, better-tasting alternatives. Way to go, kid!
911 Dispatcher Falls Asleep and Snores During Emergency Call
In an incident that’s sure to rattle your faith in emergency services, a 911 dispatcher in Maryland nodded off and started snoring after taking a panicked call from a woman whose husband had stopped breathing. Yeesh. Not a great time to fall asleep on the job, guy.
Are Chicken Jerky Treats from China Making Your Dogs Sick? [VIDEO]
Pet owners be warned. Your dog may love an occasional treat, but a bad batch of chicken jerky manufactured in China has reportedly made scores of dogs sick in recent months.
Surfer Sets World Record by Riding 78-Foot Wave
Pro surfer Garrett McNamara recently set a world record for the largest wave ever surfed after catching a gargantuan 78-footer off the coast of Portugal. Dude, gnarly!
Australian Council Considers Crazy 400 Percent ‘Fat Tax’ Against Fast Food Joints [VIDEO]
As part of an effort to fight obesity, Darebin Council in northern Melbourne, Australia, is considering a “fat tax” which would impose whopping rate increases on fast food giants like McDonald’s and KFC.
Band’s Impromptu Concert Makes Delayed Flight Much Better
When flying, it always makes sense to bring something (a book, music, etc.) in order to pass the time. Well, passengers on a flight to Bucharest got one better when a self-described “Balkan-Klezmer-Gypsy-Punk-Super-Party-Band” staged an impromptu concert during a delay.