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About Erika Watts

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
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 …

George Zimmerman’s Parents Sue Roseanne Barr for Endangering Their Lives

Robert Zimmerman Sr. and Gladys Zimmerman, the parents of George Zimmerman, have filed a lawsuit against Roseanne Barr for posting the address to their home on Twitter in 2012. Barr posted the address after it appeared that Zimmerman wasn’t going …

Cat Traps Family After Trying to Attack a Baby in Oregon

All of the cat haters in the world will feel vindicated after reading about an incident in Oregon where a cat traps a family in a bedroom. This happened after the cat tried to attack a baby and the family …

Sbarro Pizza Files for Bankruptcy Protection (Again)

Sbarro Pizza, a chain based out of New York, filed for bankruptcy protection for the second time since 2011. After announcing that they plan to close more than 150 locations in North America last month, the company filed a Chapter …

Justin Bieber is Disrespectful During Deposition

Following a string of run-ins with the law, Justin Bieber answered questions in a deposition last week relating to a photographer’s lawsuit against the singer’s bodyguard. TMZ released footage of the deposition today, and to say that the footage painted …

Insomnia: Tips for Managing Sleep Problems Following Time Change

Another Daylight Savings Time that caused us all to lose an hour of sleep on Saturday night no doubt led to many complaints of insomnia in the break room on Monday morning. The hour time change may have thrown many …

Republican Politician is Slammed Following Racist NBA Tweet

Pat Garofalo, a Republican politician and member of the Minnesota State House of Representatives, came under fire over the weekend after making what was perceived to be a racist tweet about the NBA. The relatively unknown politician–until now–said that the …

Sarah Palin: A Presidential Run in 2016 is Possible

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has been a busy woman lately. Between promoting her latest book, preparing for a new TV show, and speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) over the weekend, Palin has had a lot on …

Obama Misspells “Respect” in Aretha Franklin Tribute

Every president makes his share of flubs, and President Barack Obama is no exception. During the Women of Soul tribute at the White House on Thursday night, Obama delivered a speech and acknowledged Aretha Franklin. During the speech, he tried …

Mass. Upskirt Photos: Bill to Ban Upskirt Photos Approved

Just one day after the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (MSJC) ruled that upskirt photos are not illegal, a bill Massachusetts lawmakers quickly drafted to ban such pictures was approved by the state legislature. Governor Deval Patrick has said he will …

Aaron Carter Says He Wants Hilary Duff Back

If you let the guy or girl you considered “The One” get away, would you later (as in a decade later) post on Twitter about how you still pine for that person? That’s exactly what former pop singer Nick Carter …

Teen Sues Parents for Tuition and Living Expenses

A teen in New Jersey decided that she no longer wanted to follow her parents’ household rules, so she did what other teens of age do in similar situations–she ran away. While most teens who decide they want to live …

Poor Leo: Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar Loss Makes for Meme Fun

One man’s misery is apparently another man’s fun, as evidenced by the response to actor Leonardo DiCaprio losing out on yet another Oscar. The Wolf of Wall Street actor was nominated for Best Actor only to lose to Dallas Buyers …