Global bacon shortage predicted for 2013

A United Kingdom group is warning that a bacon and pork shortage in Britain is “unavoidable” and may already be a global problem. Britain’s National Pig Association said in a press release that new data shows that the European Union pig herd is declining at a significant rate, a trend mirrored around the world. In […]

Texas A&M president gets down ‘Gangnam Style’

In a pep rally before Texas A&M’s big win over South Carolina State, Loftin did his own version of “Gangnam Style,” in his bow tie, of course.

TV: Emmy’s biggest hits and misses over the years

By David Wiegand For the 64th time, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will hand out a bunch of awards to prime time shows on Sunday. And for the 64th time, you can bet there will be a lot of

‘Mad Men’ stars: Then and now

Will “Mad Men” make Emmy history on Sunday? The AMC drama leads the TV pack with 17 nominations, a tie with “American Horror Story” for most award bids. It’s also up for best drama, an honor it’s

America’s ‘best hipster neighborhoods’ named

You’d never want to define a hipster, but Forbes has gone and defined the best hipster ‘hoods in America. And two California neighborhoods are at the top. Los Angeles’ Silver Lake neighborhood was named the nation’s top hipster spot, followed by San Francisco’s Mission District. How to identify a hipster habitat? Forbes teamed with Nextdoor.com […]

Florida mom’s school bus fight with teen caught on tape

A Florida mom is accused of taking her son’s dispute with another teenager into her own hands, the Florida Times-Union reports. Felecia Danetta Phillips was arrested after the incident, caught on school bus surveillance video, on charges of child abuse and trespassing. Police allege that after learning her son had been in a fight with […]

Unlikely hero aids drowning baby goat

As a petting zoo goat struggled to get out of a pond, a quick thinking pig swam to lend a hand – or hoof.

Fisherman nearly eaten by a fish

Usually, fisherman catch and eat fish. Two spearfishing divers got the surprise of their life when the tables were turned.

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