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Erika Watts is a former teacher, now stay-at-home-mom and contributing writer for WebProNews. When she isn’t busy navigating parenthood and writing, she enjoys watching college sports and reading. Follow Erika on Twitter @erikawatts83, Pinterest or
Westboro Baptist Church Protesters Run Out of Town

Less than three weeks after Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps died, his former congregation is at it again. This time, the Westboro Baptist Church members decided to picket a school in Moore, Oklahoma, a town that was devastated by …

Smart Car Tipping Prank Investigated in San Francisco

Smart Car owners in San Francisco have to be wondering whether the great mileage their cars get is worth it now that they are finding themselves targets for a prank called “Smart Car tipping.” Similar to cow tipping, vandals are …

Chicken Nugget Recall: Tyson Recalls Nuggets Sold at Sam’s Club

Tyson Foods announced on Friday that the company is recalling thousands of pounds of their chicken nuggets. Two different chicken nugget products were included in the recall: five-pound bags of white meat chicken nuggets and 20-pound packs of nugget-shaped chicken …

HIMYM Alternate Ending To Be Released on DVD

[SPOILERS AHEAD] It’s no secret that a good series finale can be hard to pull off. Just look at the backlash popular shows such as LOST and Dexter received for their series finales, after all. Series co-creator and executive producer …

Chick-Fil-A is Outselling KFC With Fewer Restaurants

Despite being closed on Sundays and fueling an gay marriage controversy in the summer of 2012, Chick-Fil-A is now the leading fast food chicken chain. While it’s hard to imagine any other chicken chain surpassing KFC, Chick-Fil-A did just that …

‘How I Met Your Mother’ Comes to an End Tonight

After a nine-year run, the series finale of How I Met Your Mother will air on CBS tonight at 8 p.m. ET. The hour-long episode will show Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor) finally finishing the story he started telling his kids …

Wil Wheaton Has Advice for Kids Being Bullied

Were you ever picked on for being a nerd or have a child who is being picked at school for being nerdy? If so, Wil Wheaton has some advice, and who better to listen to than Wesley Crusher from Star …

Kendall Jenner Spoofs Kim Kardashian’s ‘Vogue’ Cover

Apparently just about anything Kim Kardashian and Kanye West do can serve as fodder for humor, as their Vogue cover has spurred dozens of spoofs in the days after it was revealed. The latest spoof comes from sisters Kendall and …

#CancelColbert: Stephen Colbert Says He Didn’t Make Racist Tweet

Even though Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert is known for his sense of humor, apparently some things are off limits–on certain platforms, at least. Following a joke about Asians that was posted to the official Colbert Report Twitter account yesterday, Colbert …

‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Speaks Out on Controversy

Three months following the controversy surrounding Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson’s interview in GQ, Robertson’s son Jase Robertson has spoken up on his father’s behalf. Jase’s comments come following the season finale of the fifth season of the show. As …

NYC Grocery Bag Fees of Ten Cents Per Bag Proposed

In a move that will probably surprise no one, city council members in New York City are considering legislation that would charge fees to customers who receive their items in paper or plastic bags while shopping. The NYC grocery bag …

Taco Bell Breakfast Menu to Launch on Thursday

If you’ve been anxiously awaiting the day that you can purchase breakfast, lunch, and supper from Taco Bell, the wait is almost over. After announcing plans to start offering breakfast last month, the Taco Bell breakfast menu will launch on …

E-Trade Talking Baby Calls It Quits

If you can’t get enough of the talking baby from the E-Trade commercials, you’ll have to get your fix on YouTube from here on out because the little man is done. After using the baby for six years, E-Trade is …

Christopher Walken’s Dance Video Will Make Your Day

Have you ever seen something on the Internet and said, “Wow, that guy has way too much time on his hands…”? That probably happens far too often these days, but now one of those rare occasions has popped up where …

Kevin Reddy Has a ‘No Tip’ Policy at Noodles & Co.

Are you tired of going to fast food or casual dining restaurants (or other businesses that don’t have waiters who only get paid around $2 per hour) and being expected to leave something in the tip jar next to the …

Carry a Gun? If So, a Bar Owner in SC Thinks You’re a ‘Douchebag’

A bar owner in Clemson, South Carolina has received a lot of negative attention after telling gun owners that he doesn’t want concealed weapons in his bar. That might sound reasonable enough, but the owner of Backstreets Pub & Grill, …

NCAA Bracket: Submit Your Picks Before It’s Too Late

It’s finally that time of year again, and no, we aren’t talking about spring. March Madness is upon us, and in addition to watching your favorite team try to make it through the NCAA Tournament, you get the added thrill …

Kristin Cavallari Talks About Anti-Vaccination Stance

Former Laguna Beach star and shoe designer Kristin Cavallari opened up a little about her anti-vaccination beliefs on Watch What Happens Live last night. After speaking out about refusing to vaccinate her one-year-old son last week, Cavallari further discussed her …

Malaysia Airlines Theories Run Rampant. What’s Yours?

Ever since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing on March 8, we’ve seen one idea after another trying to explain what happened as the search for the missing airplane continues. From alien abductions to terrorist schemes, there are a lot …

Disney CEO Confirms ‘Cars’ and ‘The Incredibles’ Sequels

Ever wonder what became of the Incredible family or what adventures were in store for Lightning McQueen and Mater after they got back to Radiator Springs? According to an announcement made by Walt Disney CEO Bog Iger, you will get …

George Lopez Jokes About Public Intoxication Arrest

After George Lopez was arrested last month for public intoxication in a Canadian casino, the comedian and actor discussed the incident on an episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Lopez was found passed out on the floor of the Caesars …

500-Pound Wild Boar is Killed by North Carolina Hunter

North Carolina hunter Jett Webb’s freezer is sure to be overflowing with pork after killing a 500-pound wild boar last month. The hunter reportedly killed the 8-foot long animal in Bertie County on land leased by the White Oak Ranch …

‘Big Bang Theory’ is Renewed for Three More Seasons

If you never miss an episode of The Big Bang Theory, you’ll be pleased to hear that there is even more Shamy in the future as CBS announced they are keeping the show around through season ten. The show, which …

iPhone 5S Available for Lowest Price Yet at Walmart

If you’ve been waiting for prices to go down to purchase an iPhone 5S, the time is now, as Walmart has slashed their prices on the latest iPhone models. The iPhone 5S was selling for $145 at Walmart with a …