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Yearly Archive for 2012
Michael Jackson released his “Thriller” album on Nov. 30, 1982, making Friday its 30th anniversary. In honor of the best-selling album of all time, here are our favorite parodies of the title song’s music video. BBC’s Lenny Henry: Joe Piscopo transforms to Jerry Lewis: ect> Filipino inmates dance to ‘Thriller’ In 2007, Filipino inmates who [...] [Read More]
“Yup, it’s a room full of puppies.” So says a Facebook flyer from the student union at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Stressed-out students will soon get some relief at a “Puppy Room.” Next week, as classes end and exams begin, Therapeutic Paws of Canada will bring by some dogs for petting therapy. The [...] [Read More]
An Oregon man checked in from a blizzard, and his status updates might have saved his life. Outdoors enthusiast Jeff Kish got stuck in a sudden storm atop Mount Hood, Oregon’s highest peak, on Wednesday afternoon. From his iPhone, he updated his Facebook status: You’re gonna hear about it in the news anyway, may as [...] [Read More]
A woman in Louisiana has been ordered by police to take down a Christmas light display shaped like a hand giving the middle finger, and the American Civil Liberties Union is sticking up for her. Denham Springs resident Sarah Henderson said she feels the insulting display is the only way she can effectively communicate with [...] [Read More]
Sometimes animals just have to get out, as shown in several viral videos this week. We can only assume they were bored and looking for some fun. A zebra and a pony were found trotting around Staten Island together on Wednesday. Maybe they were trying to meet up with a camel that escaped from the [...] [Read More]
Until a few weeks ago, Starbucks’ most expensive coffee was the citrusy, milk-chocolatey Jamaica Blue Mountain, available for $30 for a half-pound of beans, or $4.50 for a tall, brewed cup. But that’s small beans compared with Starbucks’ newest premium coffee, the “Costa Rica Finca Palmilera.” Made from a rare, heirloom, hard-to-grow coffee varietal called [...] [Read More]
A gossip magazine claims Kate Middleton is pregnant and will announce the good news early December. Middleton’s former schoolmate, Jessica Hay told Life & Style magazine, “I have this on the highest authority, and it’s not to be taken lightly. It’s going to be wonderful, happy news when it’s announced.” According to the magazine, Hay [...] [Read More]
Kate Middleton is set to give the world an extra special Christmas gift – the royal is pregnant, according a close friend and former school pal. Jessica Hay reveals the Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Prince William will officially announce the baby news early next month. The child will be the couple’s first. Hay [...] [Read More]
The Baseball Writers Association of America has released its 2013 Hall of Fame ballot — and it’s a controversial one this year with the inclusion of Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Roger Clemens.
Who do you think should be inducted, vote below for as…[Read More]
When a message from the New York University’s Bursar’s Office was accidentally sent to nearly 40,000 students (with their email addresses all publicly displayed in the message’s “send to” field) ridiculousness ensued. Sophomore Max Wiseltier touched off a firestorm of emails Monday when he spammed the entire campus with an email to his mom according [...] [Read More]