Lonesome George, Last Surviving Galapagos Giant Tortoise, Dies
It’s a sad, sad day for animal lovers. Lonesome George, the longtime turtle mascot of the Galapagos Islands and the last of his kind, died on Sunday, officially making the Pinta Island giant tortoise extinct.
School’s Sunscreen Ban Leaves Students Severely Burned
In a move that seems to defy all logic, a school in Washington State has banned the use of sunscreen, sending two sisters to the hospital with painful-looking sunburn after a field trip.
Are Sugary Snacks Making Us Dumb?
Everyone knows that sweets can impact your waistline, but a new study published in the Journal of Physiology says sugar can actually affect your intelligence, as well.
Honest Woman Returns Diamond Ring Found in Pair of Goodwill Jeans
Deb Thompson got much more than she bargained after discovering a pricey diamond ring in the pocket of thrift store jeans on Monday. However, the Minnesota woman did the right thing by immediately trying to find the ring’s true owner. Would you have done the same?
Why Don’t Pizza Chains Want to Share Calorie Information? [VIDEO]
In today’s health-conscious age, it seems a given that chain restaurants would share nutritional information to better inform their customers. And yet, several pizza restaurants, including Domino’s, Papa John’s, Little Caesars, Godfather’s Pizza and Pizza Hut, have banded tog…
Candy Thief Steals $600 Worth of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
We love Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups as much as the next guy, but a robber in Ohio has taken his love of candy to a whole new thieving level by stealing between $400-$600 worth of Reese’s over the past few months.
Pennsylvania Woman Hides in Suitcase to Escape Cops
When we pack for a getaway, we fill our suitcase with swim trunks and suntan lotion. But 28-year-old Pennsylvania woman Charley Fretz packed a suitcase with herself in an attempt to evade police on Wednesday. Needless to say, her creative method of escape didn’t work.
90-Year-Old Woman Chases Down Mugger
The elderly may seem like easy targets to thieves, but as this story shows, that isn’t always the case. On Monday, an unidentified 90-year-old California woman teamed up with a good Samaritan to chase down a mugger who robbed her outside a convenience store. Is this the beginning of a new crim…
Tearjerker Procter & Gamble Ad Celebrates Olympic Moms
Mother’s Day may have come and gone, but a tearjerker ad by Procter & Gamble for the 2012 London Olympics reminds us why we should celebrate moms every day. (Get a hanky ready. You’ll need it.)
Hillary Clinton Wears Crazy Sunglasses and Mardi Gras Beads, Is Cooler Than You
Much was made of Hillary Clinton’s hard-partying stop in Columbia back in April. And now, the Secretary of State continues with her fun-loving ways by donning crazy sunglasses, novelty rings and mardi gras beads during a swearing in ceremony for Secretary for Public Affairs Michael Hammer. Thi…