Telekinesis prank horrifies coffee shop customers

A team of pranksters taught customers at a New York coffee shop a valuable lesson: don’t spill coffee on Carrie’s Macbook. Titled the “Telekinetic Coffee Shop,” the YouTube video shows the team setting up the Stephen King-themed prank by attaching an actor to movable hidden wires, setting up furniture to be moved by remote control  

Trayvon Martin-themed homecoming gets mixed reactions

The memory and controversy surrounding Trayvon Martin still lingers in the American mindset as a high school in Pittsburgh just learned. Parents at Carrick High were less than thrilled when they learned the school voted on having a Trayvon Martin-themed homecoming, KDKA-TV reports. Students were encouraged to wear hoodies in honor of Martin that Wednesday.  

Lady Gaga goes nude for new album cover

Lady Gaga commissioned artist Jeff Koons to create a nude sculpture of herself for her next album’s artwork, and she tweeted the image on Monday.  The sculpture itself is set to be displayed as part

Spoiler Alert: Breaking Bad obituary breathes new life into Albuquerque paper

Warning: If you have not watched the series finale of “Breaking Bad,” you’re advised to watch it now because it was pretty good. Shortly after the finale aired, devoted fans of the show pushed for an obituary for Walter White, the series protagonist, in the Albuquerque (N.M.) Journal. The paper ran the obit on Oct.  

SEALs or Ninjas? US admiral answers child’s very important question

A 6-year-old child sent a letter to U.S. Admiral William McRaven, asking a very important question: Is a ninja quieter than a Navy SEAL? Walker Crabtree, who will turn 7 this month, was playing in the yard when his mom scolded him, according to Blue Star Families. “Be quiet like a SEAL,” Walker’s mom said.  

Madonna: I was raped on a rooftop

Pop superstar Madonna has revealed she was raped on a rooftop in New York within months of arriving in the city. Madonna moved to the Big Apple from Michigan in 1977 to pursue a music career, but the

You won’t believe what scientists found in chicken nuggets

You remember “Where’s the beef?” Let us begin a second rallying cry, “Where’s the chicken?” Scientists have performed an “autopsy” on nuggets from two unnamed fast-food chains. The findings aren’t pretty: 40 to 50 percent of the nuggets were meat, and the rest was fat, skin, connective tissue, blood vessels, nerves and bone fragments, according  

CNN: This is the woman behind Siri’s voice

There’s long been speculation as to whom the voice of Siri, Apple’s personal assistant in iOS devices, belong to, but today, CNN reporter Jessica Ravitz says she knows who it is. In her piece, “I am the original voice of Siri,” Ravitz describes how while reporting a story about an airport in Atlanta, she stumbled