See ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ Kids Then And Now
If you were a girl growing up in the ’80s or ’90s, you probably read ‘The Baby-Sitters Club,’ an almost 100-book-strong series of novels from Ann M. Martin that focuses on a collective of junior high school students who run an unlicensed child care business in their spare time.
We Cannot Tell a Lie — Here Are America’s Most Honest Cities
Thanks to folks at Honest Tea, we now have a pretty good handle at which are the most honest cities in America.
How Did You Meet Your Best Friend? — Survey of the Day
Sometimes best friends have an interesting story about how they met. Sometimes they don’t. But, no matter what, to be best friends means you did meet at some point.
Reporter Completely Melts Down While Reporting on the Heat
One of the ways a local TV news reporter can distinguish himself is through his coverage of an extreme weather event. WATE 6 News Knoxville reporter Mike Krafcik was given that opportunity when he was assigned to the heatwave which struck the Tennessee city earlier this month.
80-Year-Old Woman Fights off Robbers With Mangoes
It should’ve been another boring trip to the market for 80-year-old Otilia Martins, who was doing her shopping at her son-in-law’s New Bedford, MA store Friday afternoon. But things took a turn when two gun-wielding thugs burst in and demanded money from the cash register.
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
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.
‘Encyclopedia Brown’ Author Donald J. Sobol Dies at 87
Donald J. Sobol, the author of the extremely popular boy-detective book series ‘Encyclopedia Brown,’ died last week of natural causes. He was 87.
Adorable Toddler Talks Giving Her Sister the Worst Haircut Ever
When NPR radio reporter Jeff Cohen’s 5-year-old daughter Sadie gave her 3-year-old sister Eva a very unauthorized haircut, he obviously wasn’t too pleased. But it didn’t take long for him to realize that Eva’s new asymmetrical do (pictured left) was actually pretty funny and that the story of how the haircut came to be was downright adorable.
Facebook Just Gave You a Facebook Email Address – Here’s How to Change It
You probably don’t check out the “about” section of your Facebook page a whole lot, being that you already know everything there is to know about yourself. But if you happened to do so today, you would have noticed something different — your listed email address has been changed to one with your Facebook profile name and then @facebook.com. Yes, Facebook gave you a Facebook email address without y
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.
Scientists Have Discovered the Healthiest Meal You Can Possibly Eat
Food manufacturers and supermarkets like to advertise that their meals are healthy. But there can be only one “healthiest” meal, and British scientists have looked through 4,000 health claims in an effort to determine what that would be.