Jeremy has been an Internet based writer for the past seven years.
Dog Drives Car, Kills A Man
Wouldn't it be great if dogs could drive cars? If nothing else, man's best friend could make for a really loyal designated driver. Actually, maybe it's not such a good idea. Just ask James Campbell. Oh wait, you can't ask him because he's dead, run over by a van driven by a boxer bulldog.
Worst Jewel Thieves Ever Tunnel Into KFC By Mistake
Peter Welsh and Dwayne Doolan really wanted to steal some jewels on New Year's Eve. So the Australians first threw spark plugs at the windows of Wrights Classique Jewellers in Queensland in hopes that would break them in. When that didn't work, they tried to barge in through the back door -- only to find themselves in the neighboring Animal Welfare League.
Hey College Seniors — Your Bender is Showing and No One Wants to Hire You
Despite the fact that some college tuitions have reached an excess of $50,000 per year, these days colleges can't guarantee that their graduates will have jobs waiting for them. In the wake of this uncertainty, some institutions have begun to guide their students in cleaning up their social media profiles, to lower the risk of a poorly-timed facebook post ruining their shot at employment. Read Mo
20-Year-Old Guy Dies After Eating 28 Raw Eggs
Even if you've never seen the Paul Newman classic 'Cool Hand Luke,' you're probably aware of its famous scene in which Newman's title character wins a bet by downing 50 hard boiled eggs in one sitting. We're not sure how much they know about 'Cool Hand Luke' in Tunisia, but a man there named Dhaou Fatnassi tried to replicate Newman's feat. Needless to say, it didn't end well.
82-Year-Old Bachelor Is Using A Sign To Snag A Wife
These days, most folks on a search for love turn to Match.com or a similar internet dating site. If you're a nudist like this dude, though, you might need to try a less traditional tactic.
People in Japan Pre-Order KFC so They Can Eat it on Christmas
Christmas culinary traditions differ from nation to nation, but you'd probably be hard-pressed to find one more surprising than the one in Japan. On December 25th, residents of the island nation line up to buy buckets of KFC for their yuletide celebrations.
Bad News For People Who Aren’t Us — You Can Be Fired For Being Hot
You certainly can't fire somebody just for being a woman. However if that woman happens to be also be "irresistible," her attractiveness can well be grounds for termination, apparently. Seems unfair and counterintuitive, but it's true.
McDonald’s Worker Fired For Sprinkle Generosity and Now We Are Even More Depressed
When it comes to the McDonald's soft-serve ice cream dessert the McFlurry, how many sprinkles is too many sprinkles? Here is the harrowing story of one brave woman who dared to ask the question, and was promptly fired.
Man Sets Christmas Tree On Fire Because of Long Wait At Denny’s
The 4 AM crowd at an all-night diner is always going to be a bit rough, but christmas-themed arson at the local Denny's seems a bit...over the top.
Eyes Up Here, Ladies — Turns Out Women Stare at Other Women More Than We Stare at Them
We'll give you a minute to refocus your eyes after gazing at the lovely Christina Hendricks. With us? Good. When it comes to a woman's curves, men aren't the only ones who have trouble keeping their eyes up.
Exercise Can Improve Memory in Older Adults
It is often said that, as you age, the memory is the first thing to go. However, according to a new study, one fairly simple step can greatly improve older adults' ability to remember.
Do You Prefer ‘Merry Christmas’ or ‘Happy Holidays’? — Survey of the Day
The holiday season presents a bit of a greeting conundrum. Do you say "Merry Christmas" or "Happy holidays"? This decision weighs particularly heavily on retailers, who want to use verbiage that encourages the widest swath of Americans to spend money at their stores.
Do You Have a Secret Email Address? — Survey of the Day
Given the simplicity of signing up for an email account, most folks end up having multiple email addresses. Some are for business, others for friends and family, and it's a good idea to have one to use for offers that may result in a deluge of spam. Then there is the most controversial kind of email address: one you keep secret from your spouse or partner.
Apes Have Midlife Crises Too, They Just Don’t Buy Sports Cars
According to a new study, apes suffer from midlife crises, which may provide insight into why humans often have a blue period in their late 40s.
Do You Approve of ‘Black Friday’ Starting on Thanksgiving Day? — Survey of the Day
The big gimmick this Thanksgiving season is retailers beginning their Black Friday sales on Thursday, a day previously reserved for turkey and football with the family. This has understandably annoyed retail employees, who now have to work on what was previously a holiday. It also isn't necessarily winning over consumers.
Will You Be Traveling This Thanksgiving? — Survey of the Day
The rush to join the extended family for turkey and stuffing makes the Wednesday before Thanksgiving the busiest travel day of the year. And this year it's going to be a busier than last year.
Are Men Are More Monogamous Than Pop Culture Gives Them Credit For?
Popular culture has long suggested that men would rather be promiscuous than monogamous, celebrating caddish characters like the one Ted Danson played on 'Cheers' or the one Charlie Sheen portrayed on 'Two and A Half Men.' But this may not be completely fair.
Priest Bites Off Fellow Priest’s Ear in Fight Over Parking Space
The last time we heard about somebody having his ear bitten off during a fight, the unfortunate victim was boxer Evander Holyfield. This time both the suddenly ear-less man and the flesh-chomping perpetrator are holy men.
New Super Material Can Stop and Capture Speeding Bullets
It's generally not a good idea to engage in behaviors that would lead you to be shot at. However, in the not-so distant future, the ramifications of a speeding bullet might not be so harsh.
Should We Raise Taxes on the Wealthy to Avoid the ‘Fiscal Cliff’? — Survey of the Day
Negotiations between President Obama and the Republican-led House of Representatives over the "fiscal cliff" are heating up. Some economists believe if a compromise isn't made by December 31 of this year, the U.S. economy could fall back into recession.