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More Powerful Than A Locomotive?
Ron Cogswell, Flickr
Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal held a press conference on Friday about commuter rail safety on a train station platform outside New Haven, and very nearly became one of the statistics he was there to discuss. As he's being introduced, a train...
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Don’t Bite That Wiener!
TheBusyBrain, Flickr
If you've got some Oscar Mayer wieners at home, don't fire up that grill just yet. Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Classic Wieners because the packages may contain Classic Cheese Dogs instead. The hot dogs are perfectly fine – except...
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Slap Happy
Nems, Flickr
Game 2 of the NHL playoffs between Boston and Detroit took a turn for the silly on Sunday, as Brendan Smith of the Redwings – all 6'2", 198 pounds of him – got involved in a slapping contest with a laughing 6'9" 255-pound Zdeno...
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Bob Saget & John Stamos Did What?
eric Molina, Flickr
The headline catches your eye: "'Full House' Star Confesses to Getting Wasted and Sleeping with John Stamos." Curious, right? Turns out it was Bob Saget, writing about it in his new book, Dirty Daddy. He says they spent a weekend in Vegas, had a lot to...
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Joe Biden Now @VP
CJ Sorg, Flickr
The White House made the official announcement. Vice President Joe Biden (@VP) has joined the Instagram universe. And his first Instagram selfie was a good one – in the back seat of a presidential limo with none other than the president himself....
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Fly the Funny Skies
Aero Icarus, Flickr
The video of a Southwest Airlines flight attendant turning her pre-flight instructions into a stand-up routine went viral this week. Her tremendous sense of humor goes a long way to make her passengers comfortable – and will probably land her a...
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"Stars" Are Born
bobticoune, Flickr
Another surprise from "Britain's Got Talent." Five guys in casual street clothes calling themselves Collabro absolutely stunned the judges with their rendition of "Stars" from "Les Miserables." You've got to watch the video. The popping sound at...
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Chelsea Makes the Clintons Grandparents
Trei Brundrett, Flickr
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton announced on Thursday that she and her husband are expecting their first child in the fall. Her parents both tweeted that they're very excited at the prospect of becoming grandparents. Bill said he'd like the baby...
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How Much is an Onslaught?
Matt Reinbold, Flickr
According to a Russian news agency, a high school in Kyrgyzstan was shut down due to an "onslaught of snakes." How long do you think it will take before "Onslaught of Snakes" is released in a theater near you, starring Samuel L. Jackson, of course.
Want to Buy the Most Haunted Place on Earth?
Adam Caudill, Flickr
If you're a do-it-yourselfer into the paranormal, have we get a deal for you. Poveglia, a deserted island in Venice, is going to be auctioned next month. It's been called the most haunted place on Earth. Back in the 18th century, it was a quarantine zone...
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