Drinking Eight Glasses of Water a Day Is Nothing But a Big Fat Myth
Conventional wisdom has long held that eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day are necessary to keep a body healthy and hydrated. But, health experts now say this is a myth and that people should should simply drink when they’re thirsty, instead.
Man Applies Sunscreen, Bursts into Flames
Sunscreen is supposed to protect against burns, but it had the exact opposite effect on a Massachusetts man when a layer of applied lotion was ignited by a hot grill and burst into flames. That’s gonna be one heck of a sunburn.
The KFC Cookbook Can Now Be Yours
Although it won’t share KFC’s closely-guarded (and tasty) blend of spices, an upcoming autobiography released by the fast food restaurant will give us a glimpse into the life of Colonel Sanders and offer a ton of awesome recipes. Best of all, it’s tota…
Six-Year-Old Girl Becomes Youngest Ever to Qualify for National Spelling Bee
In general, most youngsters like six-year-old Lori Anne Madison are squarely focused on toys and cartoons. But Madison recently became the youngest person ever to qualify for the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the contest’s 87-year history.
to Graduate22-Year-Old Man Becomes First Paraplegic 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!
Aimee Copeland, Student Battling Flesh-Eating Disease, Speaks for the First Time in Weeks
Although she still has a long road to recovery ahead of her, Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student battling flesh-eating disease, reached a milestone over the weekend when she spoke for the first time in weeks.
Smooth Robots Bust a Move to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’
If you have nightmares of robots taking over the world, this video won’t help. It is, however, an impressive display of technology as a perfectly synchronized group of ‘bots dance in time to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller.’ All hail our toe-ta…
Adorable Elderly Couple Wears Matching Outfits for 35 Years
Normally, we openly laugh at couples who go out of their way to dress alike. But there’s something impossibly adorable about this elderly couple who’s worn matching outfits every day for the past 35 years.
This Year’s Mosquito Season Could Be the Worst in Decades [VIDEO]
If you thought mosquitoes were bad last year, brace yourselves.
911 Dispatcher Falls Asleep and Snores During Emergency Call
In an incident that’s sure to rattle your faith in emergency services, a 911 dispatcher in Maryland nodded off and started snoring after taking a panicked call from a woman whose husband had stopped breathing. Yeesh. Not a great time to fall asleep on the job, guy.
Miracle Substance LiquiGlide Solves Eternal Problem of Stuck Ketchup
Who among us hasn’t pounded a ketchup bottle in a vain attempt to get the beloved condiment out? Well, a miracle substance called LiquiGlide aims to address this common issue. Problem solved!
Mother of Boy in Washing Machine Speaks Out on ‘Today’
Sakia David, the New Jersey mom of a one-year-old boy who became trapped in a washing machine while being watched by a babysitter, is fighting mad and wants to press charges, she told ‘Today.’