George H.W. Bush Impersonates Dana Carvey Impersonating Him
During a videotaped message delivered during last night’s Republican National Convention, both former Bush presidents expressed support for Mitt Romney. But the most surreal moment came when the elder Bush recalled comedian Dana Carvey’s well-known impersonation of him.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Olympic Soccer Player Hope Solo
While soccer isn’t nearly as popular here as it is in other parts of the world, it seems to get its due in the US during the Olympics, at least. And when the women’s national soccer team won gold after a hotly-contested battle against Brazil at the 2008 Games in Beijing, its members became superstars.
Two Dogs Get Hitched in World’s Most Expensive Pet Wedding
Last night, two dogs got married in what the Guinness Book of World Records said was the world’s most expensive pet wedding at more than $150,000. It’s good to see that, in the midst of a recession, people are spending their money wisely.
Woman Bravely Rescues Kids in Runaway Van
A quick-thinking woman bravely put herself in harm’s way to rescue two children in a runaway van recently. And although the woman’s rescue attempt didn’t quite go according to plan, she somehow managed to stop the vehicle before it rolled into the middle of a busy intersection.
Angry Dolphin Terrorizes Waterfront Community
Normally dolphins are pretty friendly creatures, which is why it’s so surprising there’s a seriously ticked off bottlenose terrorizing the residents of an upscale waterfront community in Louisiana. In fact, the animal has already bitten three people swimming in Lake Pontchartrain in Slidell. He sure could learn a lesson or two from this kissing dolphin.
Bullied Bus Monitor Karen Klein Reveals Plans For Donated Money
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve no doubt heard the story of 68-year-old Karen Klein, the school bus monitor who was mercilessly bullied by middle school children, and the oodles of money that were raised through Indiegogo.com to send her on a well-deserved vacation. Klein appeared on ‘Today’ this morning and discussed her plans for the more than $640,000 raised so far.
Man Rides Lawnmower in Traffic, Unsurprisingly Gets DUI
Getting arrested for DUI must be bad enough, but imagine the additional embarrassment of getting busted for drunk driving on a lawnmower. That’s what happened to a 69-year-old man in Wisconsin last Saturday.
Bear Crashes Middle School Graduation Ceremony
A wayward 150-pound black bear caused a major commotion last Thursday when it disrupted a graduation ceremony at a middle school in Bakersfield, CA. Hey, what’s the big deal? Maybe it just wanted a diploma.
Jennifer Lopez Is Forbes’ Most Powerful Celebrity – Do You Agree?
A few years ago, it looked as if Jennifer Lopez had lost her clout as a celebrity. But since she joined ‘American Idol‘ two years ago, Lopez has reinvigorated her career in a dramatic way. And now, she’s made the top spot on Forbes’ list of the 100 most powerful celebs in the world. As Lopez herself might say, that’s enough to give us “goosies.”
Breastfeeding Mom Jamie Lynne Grumet Explains Controversial ‘Time’ Cover
Jamie Lynne Grumet, the 26-year-old mom who posed for the cover of Time magazine breastfeeding her three-year-old son for a story on attachment parenting, appeared on ‘Today’ and discussed the controversial image making waves on the Web.
Well, Duh! New Study Confirms That TV Inspires Kids to Eat More Junk Food
In a study confirming what most of us have probably suspected all along, researchers have found that television encourages young people to eat more junk food and paves the way to obesity and other significant health issues.
Texas School Has Been Misspelling Its Own Name for Nearly Nine Years
An elementary school in Forth Worth, Texas, is finally correcting its name after having misspelled it for nearly nine years. Oops! That can’t bode well for literacy rates.