Honest Woman Returns Diamond Ring Found in Pair of Goodwill Jeans
Deb Thompson got much more than she bargained after discovering a pricey diamond ring in the pocket of thrift store jeans on Monday. However, the Minnesota woman did the right thing by immediately trying to find the ring’s true owner. Would you have done the same?
Why Don’t Pizza Chains Want to Share Calorie Information? [VIDEO]
In today’s health-conscious age, it seems a given that chain restaurants would share nutritional information to better inform their customers. And yet, several pizza restaurants, including Domino’s, Papa John’s, Little Caesars, Godfather&CloseCurlyQuot…
Prescription Painkillers Emerge As the Leading Cause of Accidental Death
For years, car accidents have been the leading cause of accidental death. But that all changed four years ago when, for the first time, vehicle-related deaths were topped by poisoning due to prescription painkillers like OxyContin and Vicodin.
Nothing Says Summer More Than a Supercut of Slip ‘N Slide Fails
It’s the first day of summer and temperatures are expected to reach triple digits over the next few days, at least in some parts of the country. So, in that spirit, we present an awesome compilation of Slip ‘N Slide fails that’s guaranteed to beat the heat court…
Can Weight-Loss Surgery Lead to Alcoholism? [VIDEO]
There’s no denying that gastric bypass can be an effective way to treat morbid obesity, but new research suggests the surgery may actually increase the risk of alcoholism, as well.
Man Catches ‘The Black Death’ After Saving Mouse from Cat
As definitive proof that no good deed goes unpunished, an unidentified Oregon man in his 50s has contracted the plague after rescuing a mouse from the jaws of a cat. Gah! Next time, just let nature take its course, pal.
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…
Infographic Dispels Myth that Eating Healthy Is Expensive
If you’re anything like us, you probably assume that fast food is cheaper than home-cooked meals. But, as this infographic going around Facebook shows, nothing could be further from the truth.
Was an Accused Knife-Wielding Robber Sleep(walk)ing On the Job?
A Connecticut man arrested for attempting to rob a woman at knifepoint a while back has come up with an interesting defense — he says he was sleepwalking at the time. We’ve heard of sleep-eating before, but sleep-robbing? That’s a new one.
What Are the Most Dangerous Cars in America? [PHOTOS]
Given modern engineering, design and manufacturing, most drivers probably assume that new cars are inherently safe. But, according to a study by the nonprofit group Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, that isn’t necessarily the case.
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!
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.