7 amazing ‘Thriller’ spoofs, plus the original

Michael Jackson released his “Thriller” album on Nov. 30, 1982, making Friday its 30th anniversary. In honor of the best-selling album of all time, here are our favorite parodies of the title song’s music video. BBC’s Lenny Henry: Joe Piscopo transforms to Jerry Lewis: ect> Filipino inmates dance to ‘Thriller’ In 2007, Filipino inmates who […]

College sets up ‘Puppy Room’ for stressed students

“Yup, it’s a room full of puppies.” So says a Facebook flyer from the student union at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Stressed-out students will soon get some relief at a “Puppy Room.” Next week, as classes end and exams begin, Therapeutic Paws of Canada will bring by some dogs for petting therapy. The […]

Mountain rescue after man posts coordinates on Facebook

An Oregon man checked in from a blizzard, and his status updates might have saved his life. Outdoors enthusiast Jeff Kish got stuck in a sudden storm atop Mount Hood, Oregon’s highest peak, on Wednesday afternoon. From his iPhone, he updated his Facebook status: You’re gonna hear about it in the news anyway, may as […]

Woman’s Christmas lights flip the bird at neighbor

A woman in Louisiana has been ordered by police to take down a Christmas light display shaped like a hand giving the middle finger, and the American Civil Liberties Union is sticking up for her. Denham Springs resident Sarah Henderson said she feels the insulting display is the only way she can effectively communicate with […]

The animals are running amok

Sometimes animals just have to get out, as shown in several viral videos this week. We can only assume they were bored and looking for some fun. A zebra and a pony were found trotting around Staten Island together on Wednesday. Maybe they were trying to meet up with a camel that escaped from the […]

Starbucks’ new super-expensive coffee: Worth it?

Until a few weeks ago, Starbucks’ most expensive coffee was the citrusy, milk-chocolatey Jamaica Blue Mountain, available for $30 for a half-pound of beans, or $4.50 for a tall, brewed cup. But that’s small beans compared with Starbucks’ newest premium coffee, the “Costa Rica Finca Palmilera.” Made from a rare, heirloom, hard-to-grow coffee varietal called […]

Magazine claims Kate Middleton is pregnant

A gossip magazine claims Kate Middleton is pregnant and will announce the good news early December. Middleton’s former schoolmate, Jessica Hay told Life & Style magazine, “I have this on the highest authority, and it’s not to be taken lightly. It’s going to be wonderful, happy news when it’s announced.” According to the magazine, Hay […]

Family friend says Kate Middleton is pregnant

Kate Middleton is set to give the world an extra special Christmas gift – the royal is pregnant, according a close friend and former school pal. Jessica Hay reveals the Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Prince William will officially announce the baby news early next month. The child will be the couple’s first. Hay […]