Was an Accused Knife-Wielding Robber Sleep(walk)ing On the Job?
A Connecticut man arrested for attempting to rob a woman at knifepoint a while back has come up with an interesting defense — he says he was sleepwalking at the time. We’ve heard of sleep-eating before, but sleep-robbing? That’s a new one.
Watch an Epic Blooper Reel from ‘The Muppets’
It’s up for debate whether this blooper reel, which appears as an extra on ‘The Muppets’ DVD, is the longest ever in Muppet history as it’s billed. But it’s certainly one of the funniest. Mahna mah-oops!
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!
‘Wheel of Fortune’ Contestant Makes Painfully Obvious Blunder
An undergrad from Reed College named Zach committed a huge “fail” on national television when he failed to solve a simple puzzle during a ‘Wheel of Fortune’ bonus round.
What Are the Most Common Birthdays? Check Out This Infographic
Thanks to this handy infographic created by NPR data journalist Matt Stiles, we now know that babies are most commonly born in September. Count backwards by nine months and you’ll learn that baby-making typically occurs during the winter holiday season, which isn’t terribly surprising. A…
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!
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.
Teen Creates Awesome DIY Prom Dress With 5,000 Soda Can Tabs
While most teens are preparing to spend big bucks on a prom dress, Colorado’s Regan Kerr decided to make one herself using — get this — 5,114 soda can tabs and wear it to her high school dance on April 28th.
Amazing Six-Year-Old Boy With Autism Plays Billy Joel, Coldplay and More
It’s always exciting to see a young prodigy rock out on a musical instrument (especially since we can barely carry a tune ourselves). But six-year-old pianist Ethan Walmark is all the more impressive since he has Autism Spectrum Disorder and has been playing songs by ear since the tender age o…
Runaway Cow Makes a Stop at McDonald’s
In the town of Brush in northeastern Colorado, a cow made quite a stir by escaping her pen and walking half a mile to a local McDonald’s. We doubt she was there for the burgers. Maybe she just wanted a milkshake?