Loud Traffic Isn’t Just Annoying — It’s So Dangerous It Could Give You a Heart Attack
There’s no denying that loud noise from traffic is annoying, but who knew it actually has the potential to cause you physical harm?
Bullied Bus Monitor Karen Klein Reveals Plans For Donated Money
What will she do with the more than $640,000 raised so far.
Prescription Painkillers Emerge As the Leading Cause of Accidental Death
For years, car accidents have been the leading cause of accidental death. But that all changed four years ago when, for the first time, vehicle-related deaths were topped by poisoning due to prescription painkillers like OxyContin and Vicodin.
Man Catches ‘The Black Death’ After Saving Mouse from Cat
As definitive proof that no good deed goes unpunished, an unidentified Oregon man in his 50s has contracted the plague after rescuing a mouse from the jaws of a cat. Gah! Next time, just let nature take its course, pal.
What’s the World’s Most Expensive City?
If you’re looking for an inexpensive city to relocate to, Tokyo is NOT it. According to a new survey by the consulting firm Mercer, the Asian city ranks number one as the most expensive city in the world.
Conan O’Brien Pokes Fun at Outlandish NBA Fashion
On ‘Conan,’ Conan O’Brien thought it time someone poked fun at the clothing NBA players wear during post-game interviews. Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder, in particular, has gained some notoriety for bad fashion choices. Really, Russell? A shirt w…
Was an Accused Knife-Wielding Robber Sleep(walk)ing On the Job?
A Connecticut man arrested for attempting to rob a woman at knifepoint a while back has come up with an interesting defense — he says he was sleepwalking at the time. We’ve heard of sleep-eating before, but sleep-robbing? That’s a new one.
Drinking Eight Glasses of Water a Day Is Nothing But a Big Fat Myth
Conventional wisdom has long held that eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day are necessary to keep a body healthy and hydrated. But, health experts now say this is a myth and that people should should simply drink when they’re thirsty, instead.
Kid Offers Overenthusiastic Words of Encouragement to Heat After Loss
Despite their 94-90 Game 5 loss to the Boston Celtics and dwindling playoff hopes, the Miami Heat had a least one positive fan during Tuesday night’s game in a young boy who repeatedly shouted encouragement as they dejectedly filed off the court.
Texas Gun Range Is Hosting Birthday Parties for Kids
For many parents, the idea of their children playing with toys guns is a hotly debated one. Well, a gun range in Texas has made things even more complicated by offering to host birthday parties for kids as young as eight.