Sick gator found guarding pot stash

Burglar alarms and pit bulls to protect your pot stash? Sure. But an alligator? That’s what Alameda (Calif.) County sheriff’s deputies encountered about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday when they conducted a “probation compliance” check of a home in Castro Valley. While at a home  they found 34 pounds of processed dried marijuana and a live — […]

Going to the inauguration? You’ll need a social media butler

“Shall I post a photograph of your poached cod in hollandaise to the Facebook, m’lord?” Being rich and social-media-savvy can be such a drag these days. While A-listers hide behind ghost writers for their 140-character updates, you too can have a “social media butler” for your 2013 presidential inauguration experience. The Madison Hotel’s $47,000 “Town […]

Dog shaved like lion sparks 9-1-1 calls

A dog shaved like a lion made for an eventful night for Norfolk, Va., dispatchers, when several people who saw the dog on Tuesday called 9-1-1 to report a lion on the loose, the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot reports. The newspaper obtained 9-1-1 call audio, in which one woman says, “There was a lion that ran across […]

Drive-thru prank leaves victims speechless

A YouTube user called MagicofRahat uses a surprisingly simple costume to trick workers at fast food drive-thrus into thinking his car is unmanned. The reactions are priceless, with some victims calling coworkers over to see. One young lady merely turns away from the window and reopens it again and again, a look of shock on […]

Gawker publishes list of pistol owners in NYC

In an effort destined not to offend any gun owners whatsoever, Gawker published a list of registered pistol permit holders in New York City. After the Journal News set the internet afire, publishing the home addresses of every gun owner in three suburban New York counties, Gawker responded to a comment made by conservative commentator […]

Computer Man, I salute you

This video, which has well over a million views in all of its iterations, (including one ten-hour loop) has been making the rounds again this week — thanks to a thread on Reddit. The thing that blows me away, besides the funky-fresh dance moves, is that this dude was actually the IT guy at a […]

Teen arrested after posting on Facebook: ‘Drivin drunk … classic ;)’

1) Don’t drive drunk. 2) Don’t post about drunk-driving escapades on Facebook. The Oregonian newspaper reported an Astoria, Ore., teen broke both of those rules early on New Year’s Day. Police say they were investigating a hit-and-run in Astoria when they were tipped off to a Facebook post by Jacob Cox-Brown, 18: “Drivin drunk … […]

Subway testing creamy sriracha sauce

Sriracha might be going as mainstream as mayo. Subway is apparently testing out a version of the legendary Thai hot sauce at some stores in Southern California, according to Foodbeast. Others have also been posting photo evidence of the “creamy sriracha sauce,” being offered for a limited time. If Subway does take the sauce into […]