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Think you can surf a 78-foot wave?
Garrett McNamara did, and broke the Guinness World Records for the largest wave ridden for more than a foot.
But the 44-year-old Hawaiian pro surfer had no intentions to do so when he woke up that morning in Portugal, the Associated Press reports.
Danny Lesh admits he’s a vigilante. But on Bike to Work Day, he’s a hero to bikers everywhere. The Washington, D.C., man told DCist and local TV stations his bike was stolen, then posted for sale on Craigslist. Lesh says he responded to the ad, took his own bike for a “test ride,” and drove [...]
A new discovery by archaeologists provides more evidence refuting the popular idea the Mayans predicted Earth’s demise for Dec. 21, 2012. So the closest we’ll get is a terrible movie with John Cusack and Woody Harrelson. Sorry, world. An article published in the journal Science tells of the new discovery: Archaeologists have found a Mayan [...]
A New Jersey tattoo artist loves his iPod Nano so much, he turned his body into an iPod dock of sorts. Dave Hurban of Dynasty Tattoo in Newfield, N.J., implanted four magnets into his wrist to hold his Nano in place at all times. This ups the ante on the trend of wearing Nanos as [...]
In honor of Mother’s Day, we take a look at some of pop culture’s warm and fuzziest mamas, as well as moms of the big and small screen who make us thankful we’re not related to them. Take a look at our picks and tell who we missed in the comments
A $100,000 electric car is suspected in sparking a fire at a Sugar Land home last week, according to media reports.
A Nashville neurosurgeon was pulled off a Carnival cruise suspected of planning to commit a bio-terrorist attack, after a tweet from an impostor account claimed the doctor had a vial of harmful bacteria on board.
A Connecticut novelty toy company is selling a “tanorexic” action figure based on the New Jersey mother accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter into a tanning booth. Patricia Krentcil, 44, pleaded not guilty last week to child endangerment after police accused her exposing her child to potentially harmful ultraviolent rays. The case has drawn international [...]