David Attenborough narrates Miley’s twerking performance

This leaves me speechless, just watch:
 

Attenborrowed from wreckandsalvage on Vimeo.

Absolutely bonkers new Navy ship hits the water

It’s 610 feet long, makes 30 knots, can launch and recover two MH-60R Seahawk helicopters. It’s the new Zumwalt-class DDG-1000 destroyer, U.S. Navy’s biggest ever destroyer, and it just hit the water this week. Named after Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, a San Francisco native who was the youngest Chief of Naval Operations, the new destroyer is  

Booking mix-up sends woman to Grenada – not Granada

You say Grenada. I say Granada. A British woman who thought she was on her way to Granada, Spain, last month got quite a shock when she learned two hours into her flight that the plane she was on was actually heading to the Caribbean island of Grenada. Lamenda Kingdon tells local newspaper the Plymouth Herald that after  

Shelton tree to grace Rockefeller Center for Christmas

 

Are these the best Halloween decorations in Connecticut?

Greenwich Time photographer Bob Luckey snapped these fantastic photos of a house in the Chickahominy section of Greenwich. It got us wondering about what other great decorations are out there. This is

Virgin grabs attention with new safety video

Today Virgin America releases its new, long awaited, much anticipated pre-flight safety video. It’s the first time Virgin has updated its safety video since the droll animated cult classic that debuted with the airline in 2007. As a matter of fact, the flashy new video is a complete departure from the previous version. So fasten  

100 most repellent celebrities of the past 100 years

Last week I asked readers to give me their most repellent celebrities of the past 100 years.  I nominated Dean Martin. Others piled on.  The results are above. Aside from Martin, the people listed are

Photos: How about a python massage?

Hot stones not cutting it for you these days? Well, book a flight to Indonesia and head directly to Bali Heritage Reflexology, where they can hook you up with a python massage. The snake spa offers a unique massage treatment which involves having several pythons placed on the customers body. The movement of the snakes and