Amanda Ferris graduated with a 3.5 GPA and a B.A. in English from Wagner College in May of 2009, and has since written for several different websites and magazines.These publications include NearSay.com. New York Family, The Camel Clutch Blog, Silhouette Urban Mind-Body Fitness's official site, and 2Blue Media Group. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching dance, going to museums, reading, and volunteering at the Love Wanted Pet Adoption events in Brooklyn. Amanda is a founding member of the Boulevard Books Creative Wring Group and she can also be seen reading her poetry at the Tom Kane Boulevard Bards Open Mic sessions as well.
Geek Proposes to Girlfriend With Replica of ‘Iron Man’ Arc Reactor
When YouTube user Eddie Zarick wanted to propose to his girlfriend, as an electronics geek and 'Iron Man' nerd, he wanted to make it an extra-special occasion. His girlfriend had always been very supportive of his work with electronics and she is also a huge fan of 'Iron Man.' Th…
Teen Drugs Parents So She Can Stay Online Past Curfew
We've all heard the stories about stressed-out parents drugging their unruly toddlers with a dose of Benadryl so that they can get some shut-eye, but this is certainly a new twist. On December 28, a 16 year-old girl and her 15-year-old friend from Northern California decided to buy her parents two m…
Obama Now Has a Prehistoric Lizard Named After Him
In one of the most bizarre namesake ideas ever, president Barack Obama can now proudly tell his children that he has a prehistoric lizard named after him. The aforementioned lizard is called "The Obamadon" or scientifically speaking 'Obamadon gracilis'. We kid you not. Tr…
Oxford Graduate Lives ‘Hobbit’ Lifestyle in Wales
58-year-old Oxford Graduate Emma Orbach decided 13 years ago to shun society and live in a mudhut she built herself and named 'Tir Ysbrydol' or "Spirit Land" in Welsh. Emma keeps absolutely no technology or electricity in her home; even when her children visit, they are b…
Watch the ‘Game of Thrones’ Theme Performed With One Voice and One Violin
It seems like every 'Game of Thrones' fan can't wait for March 31, 2013 when HBO's darling returns to televisions everywhere for the third season. Until that time, fans have been busy speculating about which characters and plotlines will appear in the show (we personally can't wait to see the televi…
Bane’s Freestyle Rap Is Gotham’s Reckoning, Our Delight
YouTuber Auralnauts is at it again with the hilarious Bane spoofs but this time, Gotham's reckoning has turned into a freestyle rapper!
10-Year-Old Thief Steals Over $1,600 So She Can Play Video Games
In China's Quangang, Fujian province, a ten year-old girl is now in big trouble after she stole $1,600 from a cell phone shop to buy video games. Had it not been for the security cameras catching a video of her crawling on the floor, she would've gotten away with it too.
5 Reasons Why ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Is Better Than ‘The Avengers’
While 'The Avengers' may have opened in theaters before director Christopher Nolan's epic conclusion to the 'Batman' trilogy, 'The Dark Knight Rises' is by far the better movie.In the eternal battle between Marvel and DC superheros, Nolan and his cast are the clear victors in this round. Don't belie…
New Verizon Cable Box to Spy on Customers
Verizon has recently patented a cable DVR box that will use audio and video to record and analyze what's going on in your living room so that they can provide targeted ads in real time on the TV to suit what's going on. Um, Big Brother much?
5 Things to Expect in the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Board Game
Thanks to Imagination Games, fans of E.L. James' hit series of erotic novels can now indulge their Inner Goddess with the new 'Fifty Shades of Grey' board game. Yes, this is a real thing that is happening.
Honest ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Trailer Has Some Issues With the Plot
While hundreds of Batman fans are anxiously awaiting for their DVD or Blu-Ray copy of 'The Dark Knight Rises' to ship from Amazon, Honest Trailers reviews the last movie and points out that out of the trilogy, this was the weakest installment.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’
Most children today have grown up watching the classic Christmas special 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer' that was filmed using stop-motion animation. As the winter holiday season fast approaches and you settle down to watch 'Rudolph' on television, check out these ten cool facts…