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Airport Lightning Strikes Injure One; Delay Many

Lightning strikes ground about two hours of today’s Washington Metro region air traffic to a halt and injured one air traffic controller—as of last reports, the controller is not seriously hurt. The Washington, D.C. region was hit by severe thunderstorms …

Friday the 13th Superstitions; There’s an App for That!
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Did you know that this is your first chance at a Friday the 13th in 2013? We will have two this year, the next in December. Last year the odds were in the infamous day’s favor, with three occurrences landing …

Carson Daly Joins NBC’s Today Show
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After 11 years in late-night television, talk-show host Carson Daly is trading his midnight rendezvous to become the early bird that catches the worm. NBC has announced that Daly will join Today along with Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie. He …

Katherine Heigl Reputation on the Rocks
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With the Fall pilot season underway, there has been lots of chatter and reviews about NBC’s new “CIA agent” actress Katherine Heigl. However, the reviews she’s been receiving aren’t hardly plausible for her onscreen performances. Her attitude is the crux …

Walmart Will Offer iPhone 5S At Discounted Price Walmart Will Offer iPhone 5S At Discounted Price
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Ready to upgrade to that new iPhone 5S that will be hitting the market in a few days? If you want to get it for the lowest price possible, you should buy it from Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart is known for offering …

The X Factor Season 3 Premiere: Is the Third Season a Charm?
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The X Factor Season 3 premiered Wednesday night to what some are calling disappointing ratings. But Simon Cowell, who brought the show to the US from the UK two years ago, says he has it right this time. Cowell has …

NASA’s Voyager 1 Enters Interstellar Space

NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft, launched in 1977, has left our solar system, to become the first man-made object to enter interstellar space. New data shows that the craft is presently traveling through plasma, the ionized gas that makes up the …

J.K. Rowling: Screenwriting Debut New Wizardry Films
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Hogwarts must be real, because something magical is going on in Hollywood. Warner Bros. announced Thursday that a movie series is coming with J.K. Rowling debuting as a screenwriter. The new movies are a spin-off of the Harry Potter series …

Newt Scamander, Star Of Harry Potter Spinoff

It was just announced today that J.K. Rowling is going to be in charge of a new film franchise. The series is called Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, based on a textbook that Hogwarts students have been seen …

Scathing Obituary Written for Mother
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A “scathing obituary” was submitted on Tuesday to the Reno Gazette-Journal. The obituary was written by Marianne Theresa Johnson-Reddick’s oldest children, and has gone viral, shocking everyone who reads it. The obituary begins by saying: “Marianne Theresa Johnson-Reddick born Jan …

Boulder, Colorado Floods Kill At Least Two

Torrential rainfall around Boulder County, Colorado has caused severe, 100-year flooding, with waters overtaking 12 damns. So far, there have been two confirmed deaths, and one confirmed missing person. The National Guard and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.have been called …

Theresa Vail: Miss Kansas Shows Tattoos
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22-year-old, Theresa Vail, is a senior at Kansas State University. She is representing her state at this year’s Miss America pageant. What makes Vail different from all of the other contestants? She is the first to proudly display her tattoos …

Elizabeth O’Bagy Fired For Lying About Her PHD
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Elizabeth O’Bagy is probably not known to most people, unless you have been following the debate surrounding Syria very closely. O’Bagy, 26 years old, until recently was a senior analyst at the Institute For The Study of War in Washington. …

Frog Photobomb During NASA Launch
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One would think that after NASA launched LADEE on Saturday, most of the talk would be about the potential this exploratory mission has. While that’s true to a degree, the thing getting the bulk of the attention from the launch …

Lillie McCloud has Hits under another Name
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Lillie McCloud, the 54-year-old grandmother that has shocked the world and “X Factor” judges, has a whole other career listed under a different name. McCloud has been recording songs since the 1980s under the name Nicole McCloud. She has several …

Millions of Dehumidifiers Recalled for Fire Risk Millions of Dehumidifiers Recalled for Fire Risk

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, over 2 million dehumidifiers have been recalled, due to a fire risk. Over 2.2 million units comprise the domestic recall, along with another 52,500 from Canada. The faulty dehumidifiers, which can overheat, …

Blobfish Named World’s Ugliest Animal
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In a stunning (read, not stunning at all – in any way, shape, or form) announcement, the animal pictured above has recently been crowned the world’s ugliest animal. A recent contest held by the Ugly Animal Preservation Society, in partnership …

Wrecking Ball Video: Billy Ray Cyrus Responds
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It’s hard to be surprised by anything Miley Cyrus does these days. While she was certainly no stranger to attention-getting stunts prior to the MTV VMAs, Cyrus twerking on Robin Thicke and using a foam finger inappropriately pretty much guaranteed …

“Wrecking Ball” Video Gets Nic Cage Treatment

“Wrecking Ball” beat some records on Vevo earlier this week as over 14 million viewers tuned in within the first 24 hours it was up; now, the video is getting the Nicholas Cage treatment, because what else but a Nic …

Twitter Files For IPO, But We Won’t See It Yet Twitter Files For IPO, But We Won’t See It Yet

Twitter filed paperwork today to begin the process of their long-awaited IPO, but we may not actually see the public offering until early next year. The paperwork–which is underwritten by Goldman Sachs–was filed under the JOBS act, which means Twitter …

Roller Coaster Set To Reopen After Lawsuit
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A roller coaster in Texas was the cause of a death of a young woman two months ago. It is set to reopen this weekend, with new safety measures put in place. The event occurred at Six Flags Over Texas …

iPhone 5S Will Start Under $200 at Walmart iPhone 5S Will Start Under $200 at Walmart
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Want to upgrade to the iPhone 5S when it is released on September 20, and want to get the best bang for your buck? You can pick up the iPhone 5S at Walmart on the release date starting at $189, …

Travis Baumgartner Sentenced to Life For Killings

Travis Baumgartner, age 22, has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance at parole for 40 years after murdering 3 coworkers and critically wounding another in a June 2012 robbery attempt. Baumgartner had been working for G4S Cash …

Boardwalk Fire In New Jersey Destroys Sandy Rebuild

A fire that started near a custard shop on the Seaside Park boardwalk has destroyed much of the progress made on a section that was torn up by Hurricane Sandy, and several firefighters and residents have been treated for smoke …