21 Random Facts About Super Bowl Sunday
It is so 2011 to be the person at the Super Bowl party who knows all the little statistical factoids about the teams and the game. So how about this year you’re not that guy? How about, this year, you’re the genius who knows all the useless trivia about everything&nbs…
The Federal No-Fly List Has Increased By How Much in the Last Year?
The federal government’s secret list of suspected terrorists who are banned from flying to or in the US has more than doubled over the last year, despite President Obama’s administration’s insistence that they are close to defeating al-Qaeda.
Newt Gingrich Wants to Make the Moon the 51st State
Newt Gingrich definitely knows how to play to his audience. In a campaign speech near Cape Canaveral, FL, on Wednesday, Gingrich promised that, as president, he would push to colonize the moon.
How Did John Kerry Get Two Black Eyes? [VIDEO]
Always one to get into the spirit of things, John Kerry showed up at a White House ceremony honoring the Boston Bruins with a pair of shiners. The good news is that he didn’t earn them while duking it out in Congress.
The Pope Gives Facebook and Twitter a ‘Like’
No one can accuse Pope Benedict XVI of being old-fashioned, even if his beliefs on doctrine are strictly traditionalist. The Pontiff proved he holds his traditional views in a very modern social landscape by praising the usefulness of social media communication.
Like Using Your Cell Phone In the Car? A New Device Will Stop You
Statistics are showing more and more that cell phone use in cars is a leading cause of accidents. In fact, some research has shown that driving while distracted causes more deaths than driving while under the influence. But, would you buy a new device that prevents you from ever using your cell phon…
Need an Excuse to Ditch Your New Year’s Resolution? Here’s How to Break Them
It’s only been a couple of weeks since we began the new year and you made all those life improving resolutions, but relief is in sight. January 17 is Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day.
Woman, 73, Forced to Rob Bank After She and Husband Taken Hostage
In Fayetteville, Arkansas, a woman was allegedly forced to rob a bank with what she thought was an ankle bomb, after having been held captive in her home with her husband.
You Won’t Believe What the TSA Confiscated in 2011
We haven’t heard anything from the TSA about how many actual terrorist plots it prevented in 2011. In fact, we have no real report on how much safer it was to fly around the country in 2011 because of the efforts of our favorite, invasive security agency. What we do have, though, is a list of the ri…
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Leads Moving Vigil One Year After Shooting (VIDEO)
Sunday night, in Tucson, one year after she was nearly fatally shot in the head at a public event, Representative Gabrielle Giffords read the pledge of allegiance to an audience of thousands gathered at the University of Arizona for a candlelight vigil to mark the anniversary of her shooting.