11-Year-Old Boy Runs Off, Hops Flight From London to Rome
It’s not that uncommon to see children flying by themselves. But an 11-year-old English boy took that concept to a whole new level this week.
Mystery of Utah’s ‘Goat Man’ Solved
Last week, a man wearing a goat suit was spotted among a herd of wild goats in the mountains of Northern Utah.
Sherman Hemsley, TV’s George Jefferson, Dies at 74
Sherman Hemsley, a television fixture of the ’70s and ’80s, has died at his home in El Paso, Texas at age 74. His passing is being attributed to “natural causes.”
See Why Every Single Summer 3-D Movie Is the Same
With the notable exception of the ‘The Dark Knight Rises,’ more and more summer blockbuster contenders are now being offered in 3D. While the virtues of the technology are still up for debate, there seems to have been an unintended consequence of the extra dimension: all 3D movies are now exactly the same.
Get Certified In Alien Hunting With New Online College Course
There are some students graduating college with pretty nontraditional degrees, especially those from individualized study programs, but the latest online offering from The University of Edinburgh is a little bit out-of-this-world.
Do Pets Make Kids Smarter?
If you have or are thinking of having kids, it might be a good idea to also add a pet to the equation. That’s because last month a study found that babies who grow up in households with pets are healthier than their pet-less counterparts. And now a survey of children suggests that having a furry friend is one of the keys to academic success.
Hero Dad Delivers Newborn on Side of Busy Highway
We’ve all heard the jokes about babies who were conceived in a car. But being born in a car is a much trickier proposition. Especially when that car is on one of the busiest highways in America.
Greenpeace Tricks Media With Another Shell Oil Hoax
At first glance, it seemed like Shell Oil had set themselves up for some pretty epic trolling.
‘Encyclopedia Brown’ Author Donald J. Sobol Dies at 87
Donald J. Sobol, the author of the extremely popular boy-detective book series ‘Encyclopedia Brown,’ died last week of natural causes. He was 87.
Girl Lip-Syncs With Herself at Different Ages
Six years ago, when she was 17, Alex Dainis made a video of herself lip-syncing along to the Aaron Carter song ’Aaron’s Party (Come Get It.)’ Such a move was pretty questionable at the time, given that the tune came out back in 2000 and featured a 12-year-old Aaron Carter rapping. But, as you will see in the video below, the end justifies the means.
Daughter Successfully Sues Mother For Facebook Humiliation
Ever since older people have been joining social networking sites like Facebook, they’ve been embarrassing their children. Usually this manifests itself in the same kind of hokey parental sentiments that have been irking kids since way before the internet. But a woman in Germany has gone in the complete other direction by humiliating her daughter with the kind of stunt you’d only expect from junio
Woman Tries to Sell ‘Slightly Used’ Soul On eBay for the Low Price of $2,000
The sale of body parts is strictly forbidden on eBay. Souls, however, are apparently perfectly fine to put up for auction. We know this because eBay user Lori N is currently offering hers up on the auction site for the starting price of $2,000.