Woman Arrested For Trying To Throw Drug-Filled Footballs Into Prison
It’s September, which means the nation is starting to go football crazy. Ohio woman Janine Fulton recently took football insanity to a new level when she filled a couple official size Wilson balls with pills, marijuana, cigarettes, cell phones, and cell phone chargers and tried to toss them into the Richland Correctional Institution in Mansfield, OH.
See the Kids From ‘The Goonies’ Then and Now
A reoccurring theme of movies during the mid-’80s was that of scrappy kids beating the odds. Daniel-son had to defeat the Cobra Kai in ‘The Karate Kid’ and the teens of Calumet, Colorado had to fight off most of the communist block in ‘Red Dawn.’ But probably the biggest underdogs were ‘The Goonies,’ a band of misfits from the goon docks of Astoria, Oregon who had to outlast a fugitive family to f
Should Kids Go to School Year-Round? [POLL]
The two-and-a-half-month summer vacation that kids get was a mid-19th century compromise between rural school districts, which had children who needed to help out on the family farm, and urban districts, which often dealt with extreme heat in the summer.
Olympic Swimmer Makes Replica Gold Medal for Fallen Rival
When Hungarian swimmer Daniel Gyurta won the gold medal in the 200m breaststroke during the London Olympics it just didn’t feel right. That’s because rival and good friend Dale Oen wasn’t there to compete against him.
Ryan Lochte’s Twitter Is Getting ‘Weird’
They should probably just call the 2012 Summer Olympics the “Twitter Games,” as the microblogging service has been part of quite a few of the story lines so far in London. American swimmer Ryan Lochte is one of the many athletes at the games to maintain an active Twitter account. An account that got even more popular when the 27-year-old started off the Olympics with a defeat of rival Michael Phel
17-Year-Old Arrested After Threatening British Diver Tom Daley on Twitter
Like many Olympians, British diver Tom Daley uses Twitter to communicate with his fans. On Monday, one of his over 700,000 followers stepped out of line with a vicious taunt after the 18-year-old failed to medal in the 10m synchronized diving event.
Jump Over Golf Cart Ends in Amazing Atomic Wedgie
We all have that friend who can’t resist a physical challenge. Likely egged on by his bros, the daredevil in the video below attempts to leap a golf cart in a single bound.
Does US Olympic Success Make You Proud to Be an American? [POLL]
The Olympic creed begins “The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part.”
Aly Raisman’s Parents Are the Breakout Stars of the London Olympics
Gymnast Aly Raisman was one of the big stories of the opening weekend of the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games. The 18-year old from Needham, Ma. qualified for the all-around title, knocking teammate, world champion and best friend Jordyn Wieber out of the competition that Wieber would have been the favorite in. But the most entertaining part of Raisman’s near flawless routine was her parents’ reac
Freaky, Unidentified ‘Monster’ Washes Ashore In New York City [Photos]
In July of 2008, the carcass of a bloated, chimera-like animal washed ashore in Long Island. The ‘Montauk Monster‘ terrified and fascinated the nation that summer, with zoologists eventually concluding the beast was probably a water-damaged raccoon, rather than some sort of byproduct of a top-secret experiment gone horribly wrong. Four years later, it looks like we have another monster on our hand
Sherman Hemsley, TV’s George Jefferson, Dies at 74
Sherman Hemsley, a television fixture of the ’70s and ’80s, has died at his home in El Paso, Texas at age 74. His passing is being attributed to “natural causes.”
Mystery of Utah’s ‘Goat Man’ Solved
Last week, a man wearing a goat suit was spotted among a herd of wild goats in the mountains of Northern Utah.