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.
Is College Still Worth the Money It Costs? — Survey of the Day
It used to be a given that a college education was worth the money. But the price of a four-year education has skyrocketed over the last couple decades, and — due to the bad economy –a college degree has become less of a surefire job guarantee. So have these factors changed opinions on college’s worthiness?
Victim Of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Shooting Posts Harrowing Photos on Reddit
Today, the nation is reeling after a gunman went on a shooting rampage during a midnight screening of ‘The Dark Knight Rises‘ in Aurora, Colorado.
‘The New Yorker’ Challenges Readers to Caption Cartoon From ‘Seinfeld’
It’s been fourteen years since an original episode of ‘Seinfeld’ aired, yet the sitcom still looms large over pop culture. The latest example of the lingering effects of the seminal show come from the ‘The New Yorker,’ which is using a cartoon featured on a famous ‘Seinfeld’ episode for its latest reader caption contest.
You May Not Believe How Much Parents Will Spend On Back-to-School Supplies This Year — Survey of the Day
For a kid, there may be nothing more depressing than the first advertisements for back-to-school sales, which remind them that their summer vacation won’t last forever. The only thing more depressing for parents may be the cost of sending their little ones back to a new classroom.