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Kidnap suspect’s son had written about case

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The son of the man suspected of kidnapping and holding captive three teens for over a decade in Cleveland, wrote about the case in 2004, just months after the abductions. Ariel Castro, then a journalism student, shares the same name with his father, was was arrested yesterday when Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight   [Read More]
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Full interview: Neighbor describes finding missing teens

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Watch the full, colorful, interview with neighbor/hero/guy who just happened to be eating McDonald’s, Charles Ramsey, who found Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus Michelle Knight yesterday in Cleveland. The three women had been held captive for over a … [Read More]
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ABBA The Museum opens in Stockholm

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They’ve sold over 379 million records, inspired a hit musical and earned a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And now, some three decades after their split, the sweethearts of Swedish pop have added another triumph to their list of achievements — ABBA The Museum. The museum, which opened today in Stockholm,   [Read More]
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Printed gun fires shot as 3D technology moves forward

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It’s weird, wonderful and a little scary to realize how quickly we’re advancing in the world of 3D printing, also called additive manufacturing for the way printers add layer upon layer of material until a final form takes shape. Now we can even print handguns. Since a new printed marvel hits headlines pretty much by   [Read More]
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Inspiration for Marge Simpson dies at 94

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Oh Homie. Margaret Groening, wife of Homer, and mother of Patty, Matt, Mark, Lisa and Maggie, died on March 23 in her Portland, Ore., home, according to an obituary in The Oregonian. Do some of those names sound familiar? They should. Matt Groening created “The Simpsons,” which featured parents Homer and Marge (short for Margaret,   [Read More]
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China tries, fails, to censor jokes about penis-shaped skyscraper

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Oh, China, way to put your censorship powers to the test. The People’s Republic needed a new home for the state-run propaganda rag People’s Daily (a paper by the people, for the people … just kidding), so it decided to go all out and build a towering skyscraper in Beijing. Unfortunately for humorless Chinese censors, the new   [Read More]

Mitt Romney to college grads: Quick, get married, make a bunch of babies

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Mitt Romney shared some questionable (though, if you’re into that biblical stuff, pretty righteous) advice with a gathering of college grads about how to live a full life. Quoting scripture, Romney, a former Mormon lay bishop, told an audience of Mormon college graduates to “launch out into the deep” instead of  ”living in the shallows.”   [Read More]

Plastic surgery for arms up 4,000 percent

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A report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows that the plastic surgery procedure of arm lifts are up 4,000 percent in women the past 10 years according to this news release. Upper arm lifts can include liposuction or brachioplasty, in which loose skin is removed from the back of the arms. There   [Read More]
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