22-Year-Old Man Becomes First Paraplegic to Graduate from US Naval Academy
Kevin Hillery, a 22-year-old man who was paralyzed last year after a tree fell on him, made history yesterday when he became the first-ever paraplegic to graduate from the United States Naval Academy. Way to go, Kevin!
Miracle Substance LiquiGlide Solves Eternal Problem of Stuck Ketchup
Who among us hasn’t pounded a ketchup bottle in a vain attempt to get the beloved condiment out? Well, a miracle substance called LiquiGlide aims to address this common issue. Problem solved!
Nine-Year-Old Girl’s Funny Food Blog Inspires School Lunch Change
A nine-year-old girl in Scotland caused quite a stir when she began reviewing school lunches in a hysterical blog called “NeverSeconds.” Now, thanks to her efforts, the school is serving healthier, better-tasting alternatives. Way to go, kid!
911 Dispatcher Falls Asleep and Snores During Emergency Call
In an incident that’s sure to rattle your faith in emergency services, a 911 dispatcher in Maryland nodded off and started snoring after taking a panicked call from a woman whose husband had stopped breathing. Yeesh. Not a great time to fall asleep on the job, guy.
Surfer Sets World Record by Riding 78-Foot Wave
Pro surfer Garrett McNamara recently set a world record for the largest wave ever surfed after catching a gargantuan 78-footer off the coast of Portugal. Dude, gnarly!
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.
Prince Charles Classes Up the BBC Weather Forecast
BBC viewers in Scotland got a surprise today when none other than Prince Charles delivered a midday weather forecast. It’s good to know that, if life as a royal doesn’t work out, His Highness can always fall back on a career as a meteorologist.
Drunk Dad Lets 10-Year-Old Son Drive
A tipsy pop is in hot water after reportedly allowing his 10-year-old son to act as his designated driver. (Yes, you read that right.) Even worse, we’ve seen this sort of thing before.
Handy ‘Good Sandwich Guide’ Reveals the Secret of Total Bread Coverage
We love tasty sandwiches as much as the next guy, but one thing about making them always drives us crazy — no matter how you overlap the meat, it’s darn near impossible to cover the entire piece of bread. Well, sandwich lovers, rejoice! That eternal problem has finally been sol…
‘Tanorexic Mom’ Patricia Krentcil Now Has Her Own Action Figure
It’s been less than a week since Patricia Krentcil, the freakishly tanned New Jersey mom, was accused of letting her six-year-old daughter use a tanning bed. Since then, she’s somehow worked her way into mainstream consciousness, getting mocked on ‘SNL’ and engaging in a public battle with Snooki fr…
Rude Baseball Fans Steal Foul Ball From Kid, Make Him Cry
In this video, a pint-sized baseball fan misses a foul ball at a game between the Yankees and the Rangers and sobs hysterically for failing to snag the prize. Even worse, two adult fans next to him proudly display the ball while the youngster bawls his eyes out. Far be it from us to use a word like …
Inspirational Armless Drummer Bangs Out a Perfect Beat
There’s no shortage of amazing young drummers on the internet, such as this five-year-old Kiss fan and this 17-year-old Norwegian street drummer. But 20-year-old drummer Cornel Hrisca-Munn wins points for sheer tenacity and perseverance since he has severe physical handicaps tha…