Do You Use Coupons? — Survey of the Day
Thanks to the bad economy and shows such as ‘Extreme Couponing,’ coupons should be as popular as ever. But how many people actually use them while shopping?
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.
Watch an Amazing Footless Boy Play Soccer
There is a reason soccer is called football around the world. Yet 11-year-old Gabriel Muniz has been able to excel at the sport despite being born without feet.
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
Do You Believe What the Media Tells You? — Survey of the Day
Credibility is pretty essential for the media. If folks don’t believe what they read in the paper or see on the news, what’s the point?
Do You Hunt or Fish? — Survey of the Day
Thanks to the frontier spirit that helped found this nation, hunting and fishing are pretty ingrained into the American psyche. But how many folks in the United States still participate in these outdoor activities?
Which Do You Prefer on Your Smartphone — Keyboard or Touchscreen? — Survey of the Day
Smarthphones are now used by half of all Americans. Thanks to the iPhone, touch screens have challenged the QWERTY keyboard for the entry method of choice on a smartphone. But has Apple’s improved touch screen technology made consumers forget about the more traditionally reliable keyboard?
Cat Interrupts College Lecture By Crashing Through Ceiling
In this hilarious video, students at Costa Rica’s University of Peace are being lectured on something called “theory of change.” If it was anything like our college courses their minds are wandering and they’re getting a little drowsy. Then, suddenly, a cat crashes through the ceiling in the front of the room, sending the class into hysterics. Ceiling cat strikes again!
How Much Do You Spend a Week on Food? — Survey of the Day
Food costs may be on the rise, but, according to a new survey from Gallup, Americans are still spending less in inflation-adjusted dollars on food than they have in the past.
Check Out an Amazing Panoramic Photo of Mars
The internet has been having a lot of fun with the Mars Curiosity Rover landing. There were a whole bunch of memes. And, of course, there’s mohawk guy Bobak Ferdowsi, who’s successfully bridged the gap between geek and punk. But the real fun is going to begin when we start to getting hold of more of the photos and videos Curiosity is going to beam back to earth.
Watch the US Women’s Gymnastics Team Teach Jenna Bush How to ‘Dougie’
If you happen to know how to Dougie, you really should pass the skill on to others. In fact, the lyrics of the Cali Swag District song ‘Teach Me How To Dougie,’ which helped launch the dance craze of the same name, practically demand that you do. So US Gymnast McKayla Maroney was just more or less following directions when she demonstrated the Dougie to ‘Today‘ correspondent Jenna Bush.
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.
Are You Frustrated By the Tone of the Presidential Campaign? — Survey of the Day
Ever since Mitt Romney all but wrapped up the GOP nomination earlier this year he and Barack Obama have been firing political salvos at each other. But despite tens of millions of dollars spent on attack ads by the Obama and Romney campaigns and their surrogates, the race appears to be a toss-up.
Five Lifelong Friends Take the Same Photo Every Five Years
In 1982, John Wardlaw was joined by four of his high school buddies at his family’s cabin in Copco Lake, California. During their retreat the five friends, who were all about 19, shot a group photo using a self-timing camera. They didn’t think much of it at the time, but when they all found themselves at the cabin again five years later they decided to recreate the photo. Thus began a tradition th
Blind Archer Sets First World Record of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games
Thanks to South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun the first world record and the first good human interest story of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London has come before the Games of the XXX Olympiad have even officially begun.
What Time Does the Olympic Opening Ceremony Start?
The question of what time does the Olympic opening ceremony start has more than one answer. Technically, the kick off event for the XXX Olympiad is set to get underway Friday, July 27th at 9:30 PM London time, or 4:30 PM Eastern Standard Time. However, NBC won’t be airing the event until 7:30PM, Eastern and Pacific time. So American audiences will end up watching the opening ceremony on a tape de
Do You Track Your Exes on Facebook? — Survey of the Day
Sometimes it’s best to take an out of sight, out of mind approach to an ex after a breakup. However, in our brave new world of social media, the chances are your former flame is just a couple clicks away, making it difficult to completely ignore them.
Freaky, Unidentified ‘Monster’ Washes Ashore In New York City [NSFW 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
11-Year-Old Boy Runs Off, Hops Flight From London to Rome
It’s not that uncommon to see children flying by themselves. But an 11-year-old English boy took that concept to a whole new level this week.
Who’s Lazier — Men or Women? [POLL]
Earlier this month, we learned that women have edged ahead of men in terms of average IQ. But if the fairer sex wants to use their extra smarts to take over the world they’re probably going to have to get off the couch first.