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Football Player Gives Up Touchdown for Grieving Teammate
So this video might not make you cry, but the story probably will. Michael Ferns, a senior at St. Clairsville High in Clairsville, OH, gave up a touchdown one yard from the end zone so that his teammate, Logan Thompson, whose father died two days before, could score instead.
Hear an Amazing Story of Survival During Hurricane Sandy
There have been a lot of awful or inspiring stories coming out of Hurricane Sandy. This manages to be both. A man found a note in his house scrawled by a person who had taken a blanket to keep hypothermia at bay. The author of the note was sure he was dying.
See How New Yorkers Are Commuting Post-Hurricane Sandy
Hey, thanks Sandy! As if people didn't hate taking the bus enough, now we get to wait in a line to wait in line to ride one. That's right -- the lines have lines. It's taking people multiple hours to get to and from work. Good thing it's not miserable outside. Just kidding, it to…
Siri Versus Google Voice Search — Who Wins?
We're sure Apple fanboys will have something to say about this. In a head-to-head contest between Siri and Google Voice Search, it looks like Siri is the loser.
The Best 2012 Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Maybe it's the $2,000 wig, maybe it's that we wound up using some really old makeup we found under the sink (thanks, Sandy), but something makes celebrity Halloween costumes seem more glamorous than ours. Here are just a few of our favorites from this year. And yes, that is Ellen DeGeneres dressed u…
See Devastating Before and After Photos of Hurricane Sandy
While many people took to Facebook bragging about how much booze they stockpiled and how Hurricane Sandy wasn't very strong at all, the following heartbreaking scenes were happening in other places. It's awful. To give you a better idea of the destruction, we've provided before pictur…
Hurricane Sandy Photos – The Amazing Moments You Have to See
As predicted, Hurricane Sandy created one crazy night. Millions without power, explosions, flooding and at least 18 people dead. Don't let your braggedy friends on Facebook convince you this wasn't a big deal. It was crazy. Here are some pics to sum up what happened. Feel free to share you…
Watch the First Documented Hurricane Sandy Weatherman ‘Fail’
Weatherman Peter Doocy was standing out on Rehoboth Beach in Delaware, showing how intense the ocean was becoming before the storm even arrived when something went wrong.
7 Photos That Are NOT Hurricane Sandy
Don't always believe everything Facebook tells you. If it was all true, do you have any idea how many dollars would've been donated to charity for liking that picture of a kitten? It can't be all true, and it's not. Here are some pictures of "Hurricane Sandy" ci…
See Eerie Photos of New York City’s Abandoned Subway Stations
In case you missed it -- there's a storm a-brewin'! Hurricane Sandy is lurching her way up the coast, heading for us all. Yesterday, the MTA announced it was shutting down trains in NYC at 7 pm and buses at 9pm. Here are some pictures from their official Flickr page taunting us with how de…