LAS VEGAS (AP) – A government worker in Nevada who says her office cubicle made her claustrophobic is going to get a $150,000 settlement. Commissioners in Nevada’s Clark County have approved the payment to settle a lawsuit by a former University Medical Center data technician. Jayne Feshold says she was diagnosed with claustrophobia after she […]
ONONDAGA, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a motorcyclist participating in a protest ride against helmet laws in upstate New York died after he flipped over the bike’s handlebars and hit his head on the pavement. The accident happened Saturday afternoon in the town of Onondaga, in central New York nearSyracuse. State troopers tell The Post-Standard of Syracuse that 55-year-old Philip A. Contos of […]
A recent poll asked Americans what year the United States declared its independence. Easy question, right? Wrong. The poll found that only 58% of residents knew that the United States declared its independence in 1776. 26% were unsure and 16% mentioned another date. Younger Americans were the least likely to know, with only 31% of […]
Sheepherders have fun with their herd, some LED lights, and time lapse video…
MOSCOW (AP) – A Court in a Moscow suburb has banned works by the founder of the Church of Scientology, officials said Thursday. The Shchyolkovo court ruled that “What is Scientology?” and other books by L. Ron Hubbard “contain calls for extremist activities,” the Prosecutor General’s office said in a statement. It said that once […]
Some people should go back to driver’s ed.
By Jerry Moran It’s harvest time in Kansas. And while most Americans associate harvest with autumn leaves and Thanksgiving, Kansans think of hot southern winds that ripen the wheat and signal it’s time to get the combine ready for what they hope will be a good crop. Ever since Kansas’ first settlers converted the prairie […]
Ever heard a cat doing impressions? The cat in the video below can apparently bark like a dog. The video has been viewed over 1,220,000 times.
A man in Vancouver, Canada is being hailed a hero after stopping a would be robbery. The video below captures footage of Larry Skopnik, who is wheel-chair bound, tackling a man trying to rob a Commercial Drive convenience store.
An explosion in a Shell gas station in São Paulo, Brazil caused a massive explosion and the incident was caught on video. “The explosion was caused by the fuel vapor accumulated in the roof of the station, which had destroyed the metal structure. Experts are investigating the source of the spark that led to the […]
The FDA released new cigarette warning labels today that some deem controversial due to the extremely graphic nature of some of the images. The FDA says it hopes the images will better warn people of the risks of smoking. The labels go into effect of September of next year. WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES:
Conan Obrien gave a rousing commencement address at the 2011 Dartmouth graduation, Sunday. The mix of humor and motivation has led the video to be spread virally across the internet. WATCH:
This video is proof that you should never play soccer without a net on the goal. WATCH: