Weatherman Discovers Tebowing Is Our Best Defense Against Hurricane Isaac
When an earthquake hits, crawl under furniture. When a flood hits, get to higher ground. And when Hurricane Isaac hits, Tebow. That’s right, it looks like that iconic internet sensation known as Tebowing is one of our best defenses against harsh winds and rain.
Film Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dead at 68
Marvin Hamlisch, an Academy Award, Tony and Grammy award-winning film and stage composer, died Monday in Los Angeles after collapsing from an undisclosed illness, announced his family.
Man Sends Honorable Medals to 2012 Olympians Finishing in Fourth Place
When it comes to the 2012 Olympics, British bookshop owner David Mitchell said it best, “Performance levels have become so much higher that it’s so hard now to get a medal.” Just think about Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, both of whom have won medals by mere seconds ahead of their competitors. But does that make those Olympians who came just shy of placing any less athletic?
Oscar Pistorius Becomes First Amputee to Compete in Track for the Olympics
2012 Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius from South Africa is breaking barriers this year in London. Just this Saturday, the man known as “Blade Runner” competed in the 400-meter run and finished in second to move on to the semifinals this Sunday. And he did all this with two prosthetic racing legs.
Colorado Theater Shooting UPDATE: James Holmes Faces Court Today After Home Was Secured
James Holmes, the 24-year-old former graduate student suspected of opening fire at a Colorado movie theater’s midnight showing of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ early Friday, is due in court Monday for an initial advisement.
2012 Hipster Olympics Take Over Berlin With Skinny Jeans and Bubble Tea
Forget the 2012 Summer Olympics, what people really want to see are a bunch of hipsters throwing confetti and horned-rimmed glasses at each other while chugging down bottles of beer. That’s the 2012 Hipster Olympics for yah.
New ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Clips Show Off Catwoman and "The Bat"
Just when we thought the floodgate of ‘Dark Knight Rises‘ clips and promotional material was closed shut after the latest release of the Mondo poster, here comes two more scenes from the long-awaited finale to the Batman trilogy.
Iraqi Women Battle Gender Inequality by Forming a Women’s Basketball Team
Laylan is a 20-year-old Iraqi native who’s also the star player of an all-female basketball team she started. That fact alone may not seem like much to a lot of us in America, but to the people of the country who are still suffering through gender inequality, it’s a huge deal.
Joey Chestnut Out Eats His Competition at the Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest
While you were busy barbecuing with the family and taking the kids to see the fireworks this Fourth of July, Joey Chestnut was trying to break another world record.
Mother Nature Punishes Us By Taking Down Netflix, Pinterest and Instagram
Friday night marked the beginning of a tragedy for the American people — an electrical storm hit the East Coast and brought down Netflix, Pinterest and Instagram. You could practically hear the crazy stay-at-home cat people howling.
Summer Solstice 2012 Revelers ‘Party Rock’-ing at Stonehenge
You may think you love summer, but you probably don’t love it as much as these people. About 14,500 revelers, a lot of who were decked out in total ‘Lord of the Rings’ attire, showed up at the famed and mystical Stonehenge in Wiltshire to celebrate the 2012 Summer Solstice.
2012 Olympic Torch Bearer Breaks for a Quick, Tear-Jerking Marriage Proposal
Leave it to an Englishman to make the 2012 Olympic torch run one of the cutest moments in the history of the games.