Chinese Card Thrower Wants to Break World Record for Cucumber Slicing
This isn’t a still from the newest X-Men movie, it’s the handiwork of a man who hopes to slice a record number of veggies using only a handful of everyday playing cards.
These Milkshakes Can Stop Your Heart Just From Looking at Them
Milkshakes might make for the ultimate summer treat but they can be among the unhealthiest. In fact, a Baskin-Robbins Oreo flavored milkshake once earned the dishonor of being dubbed the “Most Unhealthy Food in America.” The only reason it won is because these weren’t part of the submission process.
18 Signs You’re at an Awful Barbecue
Grilling outdoors might seem simple since it’s the way that sub-average intelligent cavemen cooked food for themselves for years, but they’re all dead now — probably because they didn’t know that undercooked meat can cause food poisoning.
Study Shows Siri May Not Be As Smart As It Thinks It Is
Apple’s Siri app turned a lot of heads and ears when the iPhone 4S first hit the shelves. The voice controlled app looked and sounded like something from an Arthur C. Clarke novel. However, it may not bring us any closer to having a real HAL 9000 computer (and considering what happened in ’2001: A Space Odyssey,’ maybe we should be thankful for that).
Mom Busted for Overdue ‘Twilight’ Book
The ‘Twilight’ vampire romance novels have earned a very captive audience with their best-selling books and big box office films. The book has also turned one woman into a captive inmate.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Nora Ephron
The news of writer and director Nora Ephron’s passing came as a shock to many because even in her old age, she still seemed as vibrant, optimistic and self-effacing as ever in her writing and her style.
10 Exaggerated Signs Disney Parks Are Getting Way Too Expensive
The Disney theme parks have always been expensive places, designed to suck as much money out of exasperated parents’ wallets as possible. Whoever called it “The Happiest Place on Earth” must have been referring to the people who own Disney stock. At least we got our revenge with ‘John Carter.’ Disney, however, may have gotten the last laugh.
5th Grader Gets an Absence Excuse Note from President Obama
10-year-old Ryan Sullivan got more than just an autograph from President Barack Obama. He got an excuse note from him as well. The President was on a fundraising tour this week in Minnesota and his hometown of Chicago, Illinois as part of his reelection campaign. One of the stops was at a Honeywell manufacturing plant in Minnesota.
Oregon Eatery Caters To Stoners With Pot-Infused Food
Marijuana is slowly becoming slightly less unacceptable.
12 Outrageous Steps Congress Can Take to Improve Its Approval Rating
Recently, a poll of their Congressional approval rating found that only nine percent of the American people had a favorable rating of their senators and representatives. So the congressmen buckled down and got to work and got their rating up to…17 percent. If they want to keep up this white hot pace, they should try some of these ideas.
Amazon Goes for Big Laughs — How You Can Help Launch Its New Sitcoms
The web has opened a new portal for original shows and movies, particularly on sites such as Hulu, Yahoo and Netflix. Now Amazon has joined the race by putting together ideas for shows of its own.
You Could Be Throwing Money Down the Drain If You Use Online Dating Sites
Sites like Match.com and eHarmony make big promises of finding a lifetime of love with your soulmate without having to leave your door or even put on pants. A new study, however, found that may be the only advantage to trying to find the right guy or gal compared to the old-fashioned way.