Bastrop, TX, Homeless Man Gets to Keep $77,000 He Found in a Bag
Timothy Yost’s life has changed for the better after the City Council of Bastrop, TX, agreed to allow the homeless man to keep a bag of loot worth up to $77,000 that he found in a park last January.Well, that’s after Yost gets out of jail first.
Sorry, Obama! ‘Obama Girl’ Won’t Endorse You in 2012
Remember Amber Lee Ettinger, the woman who earned the nickname “Obama Girl” during the 2008 presidential campaign when she posted a music video showing her affection for the then presidential nominee? It became one of the most talked about viral videos on the web in the lead up to Obama’s impending …
Eugene Polley, Inventor of the TV Remote Control, Dead at 96
It’s a day of mourning for every couch potato in America. The single greatest television companion (before the DVR) is the wireless remote control. Sadly its inventor, Eugene Polley, died this past Sunday at age 96 of natural causes.
Genius Teenager Leaves Homework at Crime Scene
Dallas Naljahih maybe smiling in this Facebook photo of his, but he won’t be after news of his alleged burglary escapade does the rounds on the internet. The 18-year-old from Orem, UT, was arrested on suspicion of burglary after police say he left his homework at the crime scen…
104-Year-Old Granny Is World’s Oldest Paraglider
Peggy McAlpine (yes, high altitude is in her name) first set the Guinness World Record for oldest paraglider five years ago when she was just 99-years-old. But earlier this year, 101-year-old American Mary Allen Hardison broke that record. So was McAlpine, now 104, going to let that slide? No.
Teenage Girls Run Over While Sunbathing on Road
Two 13-year-old girls got more than just tan-lines when they decided to sunbathe on a rural road. The unfortunate accident took place in Economy, PA, when a 19-year-old man in a vehicle didn’t see the girls lying on the road and ran over them. To make things even more unfortunate &nd…
Little Boy Gets the Surprise of His Life From Returning Soldier Brother
Brotherly love can’t come any sweeter than this. Here’s a homecoming soldier who surprises his little brother at his school.
‘The Hunger Games’ Village Can Now Be Yours
Henry River Mill Village in the town of Hildebran, North Carolina was not a place accustomed to a lot of visitors. But all that changed last year when ‘The Hunger Games‘ was filmed there and used the setting as the post-apocalyptic district Katniss called home. The land’s current owner, an 83-year-o…
Soldier Dad and Daughter Have Heartwarming Reunion in Front of Packed Auditorium
No matter how old they get, some daughters will always be “daddy’s little girl.” Here’s a soldier homecoming video that proves that point, with lots of tears.
World’s First All-Diamond Ring Will Set You Back $68 Million
Yes, there is now a ring made entirely out of a single diamond. Conceived by Swiss jeweler Shawish, the 150-carat diamond ring was cut into shape using laser technology. But don’t pull out your checkbook just yet– Shawish calls this one of a kind ring the “ultimate treasu…