J.K. Rowling Builds Awesome ‘Harry Potter’ Tree Houses for Kids
In a move destined to make you wish that J.K. Rowling was your mom, the author of the ‘Harry Potter’ series recently won permission to build two massive 40-foot high tree houses in her backyard at a cost of almost $395,000.
George H.W. Bush Impersonates Dana Carvey Impersonating Him
During a videotaped message delivered during last night’s Republican National Convention, both former Bush presidents expressed support for Mitt Romney. But the most surreal moment came when the elder Bush recalled comedian Dana Carvey’s well-known impersonation of him.
100-Year-Old Driver Hits 11 People Near Los Angeles Elementary School [VIDEO, POLL]
Main Street Elementary School in South Los Angeles was a scene of confusion and mayhem Wednesday when a 100-year-old driver backed his car onto a sidewalk and injured nine children and two adults at the end of the school day.
Gunman Shoots Multiple People Near Empire State Building
Although details are sketchy at the moment, several news outlets are reporting that a gunman has shot multiple people near the Empire State Building in Manhattan this morning.
Ouch! Watch Trampoline Fails That Are So Funny They Hurt
Trampolines in theory seem like a heckuva lot of fun. Given that they’re typically made of fabric pulled tight by an array of coiled springs, what could possibly go wrong? Quite a bit, it turns out.
Did Time Magazine’s Cover of a Breastfeeding Mom Go Too Far?
This week’s issue of Time magazine features a cover story on attachment parenting, a controversial form of child-rearing that involves breastfeeding to an older age, co-sleeping and wearing children in slings. It also features a cover image of a mother breastfeeding her three-year-old son that’s sure to raise a few eyebrows.
Little Girl Hilariously Explains Where Babies Come From
A precocious little girl explains where babies come from in this hysterical video. And, lest we continue being uninformed, she also describes in great (but adorably inaccurate) detail how babies are actually delivered.
Is This One-Man Cover of ‘The Simpsons’ Theme Better Than the Original? [VIDEO]
Richie Castellano’s one-man cover of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is pretty amazing, but Nick McKaig’s take on the theme from ‘The Simpsons‘ is even more impressive since he uses nothing but his voice.
Killjoy Reporter Ruins Everyone’s Sledding Fun [VIDEO]
During snowy weather, it’s apparently a tradition to sled down Queen Anne Hill in Seattle despite the dangers of oncoming traffic. During a report on this activity, Meg Coyle of King 5 News had the nerve to suggest that sledders wear helmets.
Watch a Brave Kayaker Rescue an Injured Dog Swimming in the Gulf of Mexico [VIDEO]
Rory O’Connor was fishing off the coast of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico on Jan. 7th when he suddenly noticed a dog paddling toward him. As you can see in this video, O’Connor helped the injured pup into his kayak before bringing him to a local veterinarian.
Captured Russian Bigfoot Revealed as Hoax — Or Is It??? [VIDEO]
On Dec. 28th, Bagaudin Marshani, Russia’s Minister of Labor and Social Development in the Southern Republic of Ingushetia, reported the capture of a Bigfoot-like creature by hunters. But, alas, it was quickly revealed that the “animal” was nothing more than a person in a suit. Or was that just another hoax to hide the truth about Bigfoot?
13-Year-Old Girl Performs Hypnotic Eyebrow Dance [VIDEO]
A 13-year-old Australian girl has become an internet sensation for a video in which she makes her eyebrows dance. But the girl, whose name is Sarah, doesn’t simply wiggle her brows. Instead, she actually seems to move them independently of one another. It’s both freaky and hypnotic.