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.
Man Applies Sunscreen, Bursts into Flames
Sunscreen is supposed to protect against burns, but it had the exact opposite effect on a Massachusetts man when a layer of applied lotion was ignited by a hot grill and burst into flames. That’s gonna be one heck of a sunburn.
The ‘Transit of Venus’ to Cross in Front of the Sun for Only Time Until 2117 — When Can Yo…
Amateur astronomers may want to dust off their telescopes Tuesday because Venus will pass in front of the sun in an event that NASA says only comes once every hundred years or so.
What Are the Most Dangerous Cars in America? [PHOTOS]
Given modern engineering, design and manufacturing, most drivers probably assume that new cars are inherently safe. But, according to a study by the nonprofit group Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, that isn’t necessarily the case.
Man Rides Lawnmower in Traffic, Unsurprisingly Gets DUI
Getting arrested for DUI must be bad enough, but imagine the additional embarrassment of getting busted for drunk driving on a lawnmower. That’s what happened to a 69-year-old man in Wisconsin last Saturday.
Bear Crashes Middle School Graduation Ceremony
A wayward 150-pound black bear caused a major commotion last Thursday when it disrupted a graduation ceremony at a middle school in Bakersfield, CA. Hey, what’s the big deal? Maybe it just wanted a diploma.
Nine-Year-Old Girl’s Funny Food Blog Inspires School Lunch Change
A nine-year-old girl in Scotland caused quite a stir when she began reviewing school lunches in a hysterical blog called “NeverSeconds.” Now, thanks to her efforts, the school is serving healthier, better-tasting alternatives. Way to go, kid!
Mother of Boy in Washing Machine Speaks Out on ‘Today’
Sakia David, the New Jersey mom of a one-year-old boy who became trapped in a washing machine while being watched by a babysitter, is fighting mad and wants to press charges, she told ‘Today.’
911 Dispatcher Falls Asleep and Snores During Emergency Call
In an incident that’s sure to rattle your faith in emergency services, a 911 dispatcher in Maryland nodded off and started snoring after taking a panicked call from a woman whose husband had stopped breathing. Yeesh. Not a great time to fall asleep on the job, guy.