Man Rescues Three People While on Vacation
Like most tourists in Florida, Gus Hertz was probably just hoping for some relaxing time in the sun. Instead, the Virginia man became a hero after rescuing three people in two separate incidents over a two day period. Well, that puts us to shame. The most we ever managed on vacation is a mean case o…
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.
What’s the World’s Most Expensive City?
If you’re looking for an inexpensive city to relocate to, Tokyo is NOT it. According to a new survey by the consulting firm Mercer, the Asian city ranks number one as the most expensive city in the world.
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…
Drinking Eight Glasses of Water a Day Is Nothing But a Big Fat Myth
Conventional wisdom has long held that eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day are necessary to keep a body healthy and hydrated. But, health experts now say this is a myth and that people should should simply drink when they’re thirsty, instead.
Texas Gun Range Is Hosting Birthday Parties for Kids
For many parents, the idea of their children playing with toys guns is a hotly debated one. Well, a gun range in Texas has made things even more complicated by offering to host birthday parties for kids as young as eight.
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.