WASHINGTON (AP) — Parents seeking healthier restaurant meals for their kids can start to look beyond chicken nuggets and macaroni-and-cheese. At least 19 large restaurant chains — including Burger King, Chili’s, IHOP and Friendly’s — plan to announce that they will include healthier options on their children’s menus. At least 15,000 restaurant locations will focus […]
Quit laughing… parallel parking is hard!
BOSTON (AP) – TV footage of Boston’s July Fourth fireworks show was spectacular. Some of the shots also were physically impossible. The CBS national broadcast Monday included shots of colorful explosions over the city landmarks including Fenway Park, the Statehouse, and Quincy Market. Organizers of the show acknowledged to The Boston Globe for a story […]
An Iowa corn farmer (Taylor Lautner), hears voices that tell him he should build a football field in his fields; he does, and the National Football League comes… Field of Dreams 2: NFL Lockout with Taylor Lautner from Taylor Lautner
Great video of the sandstorm that hit Phoenix on July 5th…
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.