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…
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.
Student Makes Prom Dress Out of Math Homework
We’ve told you about prom dresses made out of strange things in the past, but 17-year-old Kara Koskowich gets extra points for using her recycled math homework to make her gown. It’s fashionable and good for the environment!
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.
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…
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.
Study Reveals Eating Breakfast May Lower Risk of Diabetes [VIDEO]
As the old saying goes, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but perhaps not for the reasons you think. New research actually shows that people who consistently eat breakfast have a significantly reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.
Watch an Epic Blooper Reel from ‘The Muppets’
It’s up for debate whether this blooper reel, which appears as an extra on ‘The Muppets’ DVD, is the longest ever in Muppet history as it’s billed. But it’s certainly one of the funniest. Mahna mah-oops!
New Study Suggests Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Skin Cancer [VIDEO]
Those obsessed with tanning, like Patricia Krentcil and the cast of ‘Jersey Shore,’ may have little to fear in terms of skin cancer provided they take an aspirin a day, says a new report published in the health journal Cancer.
Marvel Comics Creates Deaf Superhero for Hearing-Impaired Boy
After four-year-old Anthony Smith, who is deaf in one ear and has hearing loss in the other, refused to wear a hearing aid because such things aren’t becoming of superheroes, mother Christina D’Allessandro wrote to Marvel Comics asking for help. In response, Marvel cr…
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.