Are Chicken Jerky Treats from China Making Your Dogs Sick? [VIDEO]
Pet owners be warned. Your dog may love an occasional treat, but a bad batch of chicken jerky manufactured in China has reportedly made scores of dogs sick in recent months.
Wanna Live Longer? Drink Coffee
Coffee drinkers no longer need to fret over health concerns and their beloved beverage, according to a new study by the National Cancer Institute. In fact, feel free to pour an extra cup in the morning because, the study suggests, coffee may actually prolong life.
What Are the Most Common Birthdays? Check Out This Infographic
Thanks to this handy infographic created by NPR data journalist Matt Stiles, we now know that babies are most commonly born in September. Count backwards by nine months and you’ll learn that baby-making typically occurs during the winter holiday season, which isn’t te…
‘Wheel of Fortune’ Contestant Makes Painfully Obvious Blunder
An undergrad from Reed College named Zach committed a huge “fail” on national television when he failed to solve a simple puzzle during a ‘Wheel of Fortune’ bonus round.
Photo of Beer-Drinking Bride Katrina Hayman Sparks Controversy
In New Zealand, a photo of a beer-drinking bride has sparked a serious amount of controversy, with detractors arguing that it’s unbecoming. Hey, why can’t a woman in a wedding dress enjoy a brew? We don’t get it.
Should Pizza Be Considered a Vegetable in School Lunches? Politician Says ‘No Way’ [VIDEO]
As a way to help promote healthy eating among children, US Rep. Jared Polis has introduced legislation which would redefine the Department of Agriculture’s classification of pizza as a vegetable in school lunches.
Preventing Death in Cribs — CDC Says Keep Them Empty [VIDEO]
It’s no secret that certain kinds of cribs — especially the drop-side variety — can pose a danger to your children. But a new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that toys, bumpers and blankets kept in cribs can be hazardous, as well.
Full-Scale Brawl Erupts During Lacrosse Game
When you think of sports that incite all-out brawls, soccer and hockey generally come to mind. But lacrosse? Eh, not so much.
Australian Council Considers Crazy 400 Percent ‘Fat Tax’ Against Fast Food Joints [VIDEO]
As part of an effort to fight obesity, Darebin Council in northern Melbourne, Australia, is considering a “fat tax” which would impose whopping rate increases on fast food giants like McDonald’s and KFC.
Awesome Bro Attempts to Set World Record for Fist-Pumping
In a move that will no doubt thrill the Guidos cast of ‘Jersey Shore,’ a 34-year-old man in Akron, Ohio, attempted to set a Guinness World Record by continuously pumping his fist for 17 hours over the weekend.
Breastfeeding Mom Jamie Lynne Grumet Explains Controversial ‘Time’ Cover
Jamie Lynne Grumet, the 26-year-old mom who posed for the cover of Time magazine breastfeeding her three-year-old son for a story on attachment parenting, appeared on ‘Today’ and discussed the controversial image making waves on the Web.
Well, Duh! New Study Confirms That TV Inspires Kids to Eat More Junk Food
In a study confirming what most of us have probably suspected all along, researchers have found that television encourages young people to eat more junk food and paves the way to obesity and other significant health issues.