Can You Name the Flowers That Might One Day Treat Depression?
In what could be a major breakthrough in the treatment of depression, scientists have discovered that compounds found in a certain South African species of flowers snowdrops and daffodils affect parts of the brain involved in the illness. The question is, which ones?
90-Year-Old Woman Chases Down Mugger
The elderly may seem like easy targets to thieves, but as this story shows, that isn’t always the case. On Monday, an unidentified 90-year-old California woman teamed up with a good Samaritan to chase down a mugger who robbed her outside a convenience store. Is this the beginning of …
Pennsylvania Woman Hides in Suitcase to Escape Cops
When we pack for a getaway, we fill our suitcase with swim trunks and suntan lotion. But 28-year-old Pennsylvania woman Charley Fretz packed a suitcase with herself in an attempt to evade police on Wednesday. Needless to say, her creative method of escape didn’t work.
Tearjerker Procter & Gamble Ad Celebrates Olympic Moms
Mother’s Day may have come and gone, but a tearjerker ad by Procter & Gamble for the 2012 London Olympics reminds us why we should celebrate moms every day. (Get a hanky ready. You’ll need it.)
Hillary Clinton Wears Crazy Sunglasses and Mardi Gras Beads, Is Cooler Than You
Much was made of Hillary Clinton’s hard-partying stop in Columbia back in April. And now, the Secretary of State continues with her fun-loving ways by donning crazy sunglasses, novelty rings and mardi gras beads during a swearing in ceremony for Secretary for Public Affairs Michael H…
11-Year-Old Boy Becomes Ordained Minister
While most young boys are focused on playing video games, Ezekiel Stoddard of Temple Hills, MD, is more concerned with preaching the gospel to his congregation. You see, Stoddard recently became an ordained minister at only 11-years-old.
Candy Thief Steals $600 Worth of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
We love Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups as much as the next guy, but a robber in Ohio has taken his love of candy to a whole new thieving level by stealing between $400-$600 worth of Reese’s over the past few months.
Man Rescues Three People While on Vacation
Like most tourists in Florida, Gus Hertz was probably just hoping for some relaxing time in the sun. Instead, the Virginia man became a hero after rescuing three people in two separate incidents over a two day period. Well, that puts us to shame. The most we ever managed on vacation is a mean case o…
Paralyzed Teen Miraculously Walks at His High School Graduation
Although he was run over by a car at 14-months-old and paralyzed from the waist down, Patrick Ivison didn’t let his disability stop him. In fact, the California native learned how to kayak, ski, play rugby and even surf. And now he has one more amazing feat to add to his accomplishme…
Former Buyer Says HGTV’s ‘House Hunters’ Is Completely Fake
There have been allegations before that certain reality TV shows — like ‘Cash Cab’ — are fake, but the website Hooked on Houses claims to have conclusive first-hand proof that HGTV’s ‘House Hunters,’ which follows people as they…
Conan O’Brien Pokes Fun at Outlandish NBA Fashion
On ‘Conan,’ Conan O’Brien thought it time someone poked fun at the clothing NBA players wear during post-game interviews. Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder, in particular, has gained some notoriety for bad fashion choices. Really, Russell? A shirt w…
Read the 10 Strangest Job Interview Questions Ever
During an interview, job candidates can generally expect a range of standard questions. But what if a hiring manager asked something off-the-wall like “How can I get to some gold in the middle of the Amazon in the cheapest way possible?” How would you react and, more impo…