What Disease Could Be Making a Surprise Comeback?
Thought to be eliminated in the US since 2000, the number of measles cases spiked last year to 222, the highest number in 15 years. Not surprisingly, the majority of those affected did not receive the measles vaccine, said a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
‘Dirty Dancing’ Building Goes Up in Flames
Over the weekend in the Catskills, a massive fire destroyed the majority of the Grandview Palace condominium complex, which inspired Kellerman’s Resort in the classic ’80s movie ‘Dirty Dancing.’ Just goes to show, nobody puts Baby in the corner, …
Here’s How to Order Items from Starbucks’ Secret Menu
Coffee aficionados, listen up: there are more than a dozen off-the-menu drinks you can order at Starbucks. So, how does one partake of this “secret” menu? Easy. The trick is how you order and we can help.
Should Kids Go on a Vegan Diet?
Many people have adopted a vegan lifestyle as a healthy alternative to eating meat. But is veganism, a strict diet which eliminates all animal proteins, including milk, cheese, eggs, meat and fish, healthy for growing children?
NJ Couple Flees Haunted House, Sues Landlord for Security Deposit
A couple in New Jersey are suing a landlord for their security deposit after fleeing a rental home they say is haunted. The landlord, meanwhile, alleges that the couple is simply trying to break their lease. Who do you believe?
Sad! Boo the Pomeranian Victim of Cruel Twitter Death Hoax
Despite cruel Twitter rumors that he had died in his sleep or drowned in a duck pond, ultra-cute pup Boo the Pomeranian is very much alive and well and recently posted a statement on Facebook to prove it. Yay! Were you as distraught as us when you heard the false reports?
9 Fun and Creative Easter Egg Designs
If holidays at your home were anything like ours, then your fondest memories of Easter (aside from a heavy dinner followed by copious amounts of chocolate and Peeps) revolve around decorating eggs, especially with Paas kits and those impossibly messy dye tablets. Remember those?
Choking Dog Makes a Desperate Phone Call for Help
We’ve seen our fair share of bizarre pet stories before, but this one definitely beats all others. In the UK, a choking dog managed to make an emergency phone call for help and responders saved him just in time. That’s one lucky pooch!
Geek Out Your Tot With ‘Tron’-Style Baby Stroller
As any parent knows, strollers are great for toting your tots around, but, let’s face it, they just don’t have that cool factor. To remedy this, research engineer Bhautik Joshi at Industrial Light and Magic tricked out a baby stroller with electroluminescent wire…
82-Year-Old Granny Chases Down Purse Snatcher
Sylvia Miller of Ohio may be 82-years-old, but that doesn’t mean she’s an easy mark for thieves. Last Wednesday, the spry octogenarian actually chased down a criminal who had snatched her purse. Go, granny!
Blind Stray Dog Gets a New Leash on Life
If you’re looking for a heartwarming story to brighten your day, we’ve got just the thing. This video tells the story of a blind stray dog who was rescued by animals lovers and who regained her sight with the help of surgery. Aww!
‘Downton Abbey’ Gets an American Spoof With ‘Downton Arby’s’
The stuffy PBS period piece ‘Downton Abbey,’ which chronicles life within aristocratic society, gets hilariously mocked in this parody called “Downton Arby’s.” Needless to say, it stands to be much, much funnier than the original. Als…