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.
Daughter Successfully Sues Mother For Facebook Humiliation
A woman in Germany has humiliated her daughter with the kind of stunt you’d only expect from junior high schoolers, and the daughter takes legal action.
Can Being Too Fat Actually Be Healthier Than Being Too Thin?
Much ink has been spilled about studies detailing the health risks associated with being overweight. And while there is no doubt that severe obesity can lead to a litany of medical problems, a new study suggests that moderately overweight people are still pretty healthy. So, what’s the skinny on this phenomenon?
McDonald’s Executive Chef Demonstrates How to Make A Big Mac At Home
Executive chef Dan Coudreaut demonstrates in this video how you can actually make a Big Mac in your own kitchen using simple, readily available ingredients.
Man’s Best Friend May Also Be Children’s Best Friend Since Study Reveals Dogs Keep Babies Healthy
The positive effects dogs have on the mental well-being of their adult owners has been well-documented. Now a new study suggests that the presence of our furry best friends also acts to keep babies healthier.
What’s Your Favorite Pizza Topping? — Survey of the Day
What topping to get on a pizza has long been a subject of discussion among friends. And while Zagat’s first annual pizza survey isn’t necessarily going to solve that debate, it does give a breakdown of which toppings are most popular among the pizza consuming public.
Dog Obsessed With Air Conditioner Has the Right Idea
Large swaths of the nation are currently being blasted with extreme heat. If you happen to live one of these boiling regions, you are probably wondering how folks were able to properly function in such conditions before there was air conditioning. Now imagine if you had to face triple-digit temperatures with a thick coat of fur. That’s what dogs have to do, and that’s why the dog in the video belo
Six-Year-Old Keeps Grandfather Alive After ATV Accident
An all-terrain vehicle ride near their cabin in rural Red Cliff, Canada became a nightmare for Walter Small and his grandson Bradley Reid when the rear tire got caught and the ATV flipped over.
Alaskan Town That Fell Victim to Cruel Taco Bell Hoax Gets Free Tacos
The closest Taco Bell to Bethel, Alaska is almost 400 miles away in Anchorage. That’s why the town’s 6,200 residents were so excited last month when flyers announcing the chain’s arrival in Bethel began popping up. But it wasn’t to be. The pamphlet was a hoax, put up by a soulless prankster as a way of getting back at a rival by making their phone number the number to call for a job at the make be
Resourceful Baseball Fan Makes Epic Foul Ball Catch Using Tub of Popcorn
You know that Taco Bell commercial showing the guy catching a foul baseball with his left hand while eating a nacho-filled taco with his right? The motto is, “if you can eat your nachos with one hand, you can be a hero with the other.” Well, this motto works a little bit better with a bucket of popcorn.
And the Highest-Rated Auto Companies in the US Are…
Toyota, Honda, Mercedes, Ford, Chevy, Nissan… All these brands claim to sell the best cars on the market, boasting reliability, endurance, speed and the like. But when it comes to what the general public thinks, which of these brands actually lives up to their claim?
See the Other Things Facebook Changed on Your Profile
Earlier this week, Facebook changed all the default email addresses on its users’ profiles to a brand new address, @facebook.com. Sneaky yes, but was it really that big of a deal? Probably not since very few people are ever going to navigate through a Facebook profile to get an email address when it’s so much easier and more reliable to use Facebook’s internal messaging system. However, the folks
You’ll Never Guess How Much Energy Toddlers Exert – It’ll Exhaust You
When a toddler takes his or her afternoon nap, the rest is well-deserved. That’s because the daily activities of a 1- to 3-year-old is equivalent to an adult completing a whooping 83 rounds of boxing. Now that’s a workout.
Judge Punishes Teen By Having Her Ponytail Chopped Off – Is It Fair?
You’ve certainly heard of “an eye for an eye,” but what about a ponytail for a ponytail? In a strange criminal trial that was recently adjudicated in Utah, 13-year-old Kaytlen Lopan stood accused of the confusing crime of befriending a 3-year-old she met at a McDonald’s and then cutting off her ponytail right then and there.
And the 2012 World’s Ugliest Dog Is… Mugly!
An 8-year-old hairless Chinese Crested named Mugly has been crowned the World’s Ugliest Dog for the second time in his career.
Internet Raises Big Bucks for Viciously Bullied Bus Monitor Karen Klein
It’s a video that’s as shocking as it is heartbreaking. In a clip widely circulating on the Web, middle school students in Rochester, NY’s Greece Central School District viciously taunt 68-year-old bus monitor Karen Klein with graphic slurs for ten minutes, eventually driving the grandmother of eight to tears. The video is very NSFW for bad language and an utter lack of humanity. But, if you read
Dogs Hit the Waves in Canine Surf Competition
Over the weekend 50 dogs took part in the seventh annual Loews’ Surf Dog competition. We’ve known dogs love to surf ever since the days of Spuds Mackenzie, but to see that many canines getting together to “hang ten” was quite a sight.