Gunman Shoots Multiple People Near Empire State Building
Although details are sketchy at the moment, several news outlets are reporting that a gunman has shot multiple people near the Empire State Building in Manhattan this morning.
Do You Suffer from a Gaming Addiction?
We’ve spent our fair share of bleary-eyed nights in front of computers and gaming consoles. But it never once occurred to us that we might, you know, have a problem. And yet, according to the American Psychiatric Association, this could be a sign of a serious addiction.
Is This Husband’s Car Crash Prank Funny or Cruel?
There are funny pranks and those that are just plain cruel. This one, where a husband convinces his wife that they’re about to be creamed by a semi truck in a head-on collision, is definitely more the latter. Hey, this could be grounds for divorce, buddy.
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!
Amazing Six-Year-Old Boy With Autism Plays Billy Joel, Coldplay and More
It’s always exciting to see a young prodigy rock out on a musical instrument (especially since we can barely carry a tune ourselves). But six-year-old pianist Ethan Walmark is all the more impressive since he has Autism Spectrum Disorder and has been playing songs by ear since the te…
World’s Worst Driver Lands in Swimming Pool
Back in November, we told you about an elderly woman who accidentally went for a joyride in a swimming pool. Well, it’s happened again, this time in Washington state. What are the odds? If you’re a spectacularly terrible driver, pretty good actually.
Former Navy SEAL Honors Fallen Comrade With Touching Gesture
In one of the most poignant ways of honoring a fallen comrade we’ve ever seen, former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell recently went to a Newtown, CT, pub and offered to pay the owner enough money to buy a random person a pint of Guinness every hour for the entire day.
10 Funny Commercials Starring Corporate Shill Darth Vader
Darth Vader may be an evil galactic overlord, but that doesn’t mean he’s above being a corporate shill for Madison Avenue. Hey, times are tough these days, even for a Sith Lord.
Read Every ‘Simpsons’ Chalkboard Gag Before the 500th Episode
As any fan of ‘The Simpsons‘ knows, Bart can be seen at the beginning of every episode writing on Ms. Krabappel’s blackboard. But after 23 seasons of the long-running cartoon, it can be difficult to keep all of Bart’s chalkboard mantras straight. Fortunate…
Same-Sex Couple Becomes the First to Wed at the Empire State Building
In an important moment for gay equality, two Alaskan women became the first-ever same sex couple to be married at the Empire State Building this week. Sadly, our Valentine’s Day didn’t even come close in terms of sheer momentousness.
Kate Upton Nearly Dances Out of Her Bikini During Sports Illustrated Photoshoot
Need a pick-me-up? Then consider this video of Sports Illustrated cover girl Kate Upton as she dances in a variety of revealing bikinis.
Police Pay a Visit to Dad Who Shot His Daughter’s Laptop
Ever since he filmed himself shooting his daughter’s laptop with a .45 handgun, opinions have been sharply divided over Tommy Jordan’s brand of extreme parenting. In fact, someone who disagrees with his methods called police to his North Carolina home. But instead of …