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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama were called to what looked like a woman shot dead in her car but found a Halloween reveler they described as drunk and passed out in a bloody-looking zombie costume. The news site Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/SrbNCn) that a passerby called 911 in Birmingham on Thursday morning after seeing [...] [Read More]
Get ready for Movember: the American Mustache Institute has bestowed the title of ”Mustached American of the Year” on Adam Paul Causgrove of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Causgrove carries the torch of mustached men across the world; you can see some of the best on display next Sunday at the World Beard and Mustache Championships in Las [...] [Read More]
Meet Abby. She’s just your average red-haired, blue-eyed four year old but from now on she may be forever known as the “Bronco Bamma Girl” after her mother posted the following video of her crying because she just can’t stand to listen to anymore election 2012 talk. “I’m tired of Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney,” [...] [Read More]
Tide tables suggest that if Hurricane Sandy keeps on its current path and hits Connecticut during high tide, which heavily increases its potential for damage. If the water level is high when the storm hits, flooding will be heavier than it would otherwise, and storm surges will be that much more intense. Surges — giant […] [Read More]
By far the biggest danger presented by Hurricane Sandy: its storm surge. Latest estimates say it could reach a height of 6-11 feet. To offer some perspective, New York City’s seawall is about 5-feet-high. The topic is particularly pertinent, since Sandy may strike at a time when storm surges will be at their strongest. Storm […] [Read More]
Hurricane Sandy is due to hit Connecticut Sunday night and while the potential for damage varies from town to town, local weathermen agree that the whole state — especially its coastal town — is going to feel the impact. We’ve collected a selection of what local weathermen are predicting for your part of the state. […] [Read More]