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.
Awesome Dad Modifies Son’s Lightning McQueen Toy Car
Five-year-old Evan loves ‘Cars’ so much that he literally wore out the wheels on his Lightning McQueen Power Wheel toy car. So, his dad Sean, an employee at the aftermarket tuning company FFTEC Motorsports, rebuilt the ride from the ground up, even adding a zippy 500 watt electric motor that’s capable of outputting .66 horsepower.
See Photos and Video From Mars Rover Curiosity
After an eight month journey, NASA’s multi-billion dollar rover Curiosity made a successful landing on Mars early this morning. Mission controllers cheered after the six-wheeled, one-ton machine made a perilous seven-minute landing involving a parachute, rocket pack and sky crane.
New Study Reveals Americans Don’t Realize How Fat They Are [POLL]
Many of us could stand to lose a few pounds, but surely we’re not that overweight, right? Well, a new study from the University of Washington says that Americans — men especially — are in denial when it comes to their waistlines.
Dozens Get Sick After Catching Mysterious Illness While Visiting Disney World
Walt Disney World bills itself as “the happiest place on earth,” but it was anything but for several dozen people who became ill after visiting a nature tour in June.
Watch Justin Bieber, Kristen Stewart and More Celebs Read Nasty Tweets About Themselves
As a way to show the consequences of nasty, anonymous comments made on the internet, Jimmy Kimmel invites celebrities to read mean tweets about themselves on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live.’ Justin Bieber, in particular, gets his comeuppance in a big way.
Rare Lizard Looks Remarkably Like The Amazing Spider-Man
It might seem at first like the image below has been altered in Photoshop, but this lizard really does look like everyone’s favorite Web-Slinger. Er, is this your friendly neighborhood Spider-Lizard?
Irate Flight Attendant Rants and Raves at Passengers
Nearly two years after Steven Slater’s epic freak-out in which he rode an emergency chute to freedom after an altercation with a passenger, another flight attendant has allegedly gone off the deep end.
School’s Sunscreen Ban Leaves Students Severely Burned
In a move that seems to defy all logic, a school in Washington State has banned the use of sunscreen, sending two sisters to the hospital with painful-looking sunburn after a field trip.
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.
Kraft Reimagines Fig Newtons Without the Fig
Try for a moment to imagine Fig Newtons without the fig. Seems like a day without sunshine, doesn’t it? And yet, maker Kraft Foods is trying to reinvigorate the brand by removing the “baggage” associated with the humble fruit altogether.
Here’s How to Order Items from Starbucks’ Secret Menu
Coffee aficionados, listen up: there are more than a dozen off-the-menu drinks you can order at Starbucks. So, how does one partake of this “secret” menu? Easy. The trick is how you order and we can help.