Diana Nyad Live Feeds Go Up To Watch Finish Of Cuba To Florida Swim [Breaking]

Diana Nyad live feeds are now set up to record the finish of the 64-year-old endurance swimmer’s journey from Havana, Cuba to Smathers Beach in Key West, Florida. In the early morning hours, the navigator’s report had suggested that Nyad would reach landfall sometime between 4 and 6 PM EDT. However, there are new reports […]

1-Year-Old Baby Shot Dead In Stroller In Brooklyn [Video]

A 1-year-old baby boy was shot dead in his stroller on Sunday night while he was out with his parents on a street in Brooklyn, New York near their home in the Brownsville neighborhood. If you hit that button, you can see a video report about Antiq Hennis, who was shot in the left side […]

One Minute Of Exercise Can Really Reduce Your Odds Of Getting Fat [Study]

Even one minute of exercise could substantially reduce your risk of obesity. That’s the new findings from a University of Utah research team that just published their results Sunday in the American Journal of Health Promotion. In a statement from the university, researcher Jessie X. Fan explained: “What we learned is that for preventing weight […]

How Firefighters Get Cats Out Of Trees In Russia [Video]

Here’s a heart-warming video about firefighters who rescue a cat from a tree. Well, come to think of it, maybe it isn’t exactly all that heart-warming. Here at The Inquisitr, we’re a sucker for an animal rescue story. And there’s nothing that brings a smile to our face like a firefighter who goes out of […]

NSA Prank Call: Find My Lost E-Mail, Filmmaker Bahram Sadeghi Says [Video]

An NSA prank call video by filmmaker Bahram Sadeghi will bring a smile to your face. Hit that button to take a look at the lengths he’ll go to get a lost email. We’ve all lost an important email, and we all know that it’s truly tragic. As you’ll see in the video, the Dutch […]

Diana Nyad: Cruise Ship Clears Path As She Closes In On Record Swim

Even cruise ships are getting out of Diana Nyad’s way. The 64-year-old endurance swimmer has powered through the night and is now closing in on her goal of swimming the entire Florida Strait from Cuba to Florida. If she does, it will be the first time anyone has ever made the swim without a shark […]

Diana Nyad Has Now Swum Further Than On Any Previous Cuba To Florida Swim

Diana Nyad has now swum further north than on any of her previous attempts to swim from Cuba to Florida. That’s the exciting news released on her Facebook page by her social media team around 4:30 PM EDT on Sunday afternoon. Her website said that by 4 PM on Sunday Nyad had officially swum 63.25 […]

Positive Pregnancy Tests Can Be Bought On Craigslist But Don’t Get Excited

There’s supposedly a market for positive pregnancy tests on Craigslist. Both The Huffington Post and Salon ran stories this weekend claiming that pregnant women were picking up extra money on Craigslist by selling the pregnancy tests. As a result, any number of people believed the stories and tweeted or retweeted them on Twitter as the […]

Dubai Diet Gold Final Weigh-In, Hundreds Of Dieters Get Gold For Losing Weight

The Dubai diet gold contest has started its final weigh-in yesterday and will continue to weigh contestants until Tuesday night. As a result of a five-week obesity awareness campaign, hundreds of dieters in the Middle Eastern city-state will be rewarded with gold for losing weight. As The Inquisitr previously reported, Dubai’s Your Weight in Gold […]

Egypt Bird Spy Detained On Suspicion Of Espionage But…

A bird in Egypt has been detained as a spy this weekend. In an almost farcical twist, the so-called French swan spy captured in Egypt has turned out to be a plain old migratory white stork. Considering that the white storks in their thousands migrate each and every spring and fall between Europe and Africa […]

Drowning Statistics: Men Three Times More Likely To Drown Than Women

New drowning statistics reveal that men drown at roughly three times the rate of women. The new study was released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. You can see the CDC’s rather stunning graphic by scrolling down. The study covered the 12 years running from 1999-2010 for […]

Whales Tan, Face Sunburn, Fight Skin Cancer Just Like Human Beach-Goers

Whales tan or use other defenses to protect themselves against sunburn and skin cancer. A study published last week in Scientific Reports looked at the different ways the beloved sea mammals avoid getting a bad burn. As humans, we already know that the combination of water and sun can do a real number on your […]

Michael Douglas: Divorce May Not Be His Wish, He’s Still Wearing Wedding Ring

Will the Michael Douglas divorce move forward? Catherine Zeta-Jones and the 68-year-old Falling Down star announced that they were separating after 13 years of marriage just a few days ago. Yet Douglas was photographed still wearing his wedding ring when he appeared Friday night at the 2013 Deauville American Film Festival. Needless to say, he […]

Driver Misses Giant Boulder Crushing Car By Inches [Video]

A driver is almost crushed by a giant boulder falling on a mountain road somewhere in Taiwan. If you’re an extremely nervous driver, you better brace yourself before you hit that button to watch this newly posted video of an extremely lucky driver’s extremely close escape. As you can see, the driver apparently does notice […]

Nelson Mandela Goes Home As President George Bush 41 Falls Victim To Death Hoax [Report]

Nelson Mandela has in fact gone home from the hospital. But the conflicting stories this weekend about his condition created enough confusion that former President George H. W. Bush himself reportedly fell victim to the latest Nelson Mandela Twitter death hoax. As The Inquisitr previously reported, there were multiple reports on Saturday that Nelson Mandela […]

Cher’s Blonde Tweets Show Off ‘Playboy’ Style ‘Closer to the Truth’ Album Art

Cher’s blonde album cover art for Closer to the Truth has inspired the 67-year-old singer to tweet a series of pictures to show how the blonde look was created. Check it out by scrolling down. After releasing the cover art on Saturday, Cher stepped forward on Twitter to talk a little bit about the new […]

David Schwimmer Graffiti: ‘Ross Is Not Cool,’ Neighbors Say

David Schwimmer has been hit with some embarrassing graffiti at his construction site in New York City’s East Village. According to EV Grieve, which is an East Village neighborhood blog, the 46-year-old Friends star is reportedly moving into his new home on East Sixth Street. An unhappy neighbor decided to welcome him with a cold […]

MIT Emissions Study: 200,000 Early Deaths A Year In US From Air Pollution

An MIT emissions study released on Thursday said that air pollution causes some 200,000 early deaths a year in the United States. And by early, they do mean early. Victims of the dirty air die about a decade sooner than they would have. The shocking findings from MIT’s Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment have […]

Otter Juggles Rocks [Video]

Here’s a video of an otter juggling rocks. If that isn’t the cutest thing you see all day, I’ll stand amazed. All you have to do is go ahead and hit that button to take a look. According to the post at YouTube, the adorable juggling otter is a member of a group of 13 […]

Laura Ziv: Firmenich Boss Called Her ‘Fatty,’ ‘Susan Boyle,’ Now She’s Suing For $6 Million

Perfume ad executive Laura Ziv is suing Firmenich, her employer, for $6 million. The 45-year-old filed the suit Tuesday in the Manhattan Supreme Court, alleging that her boss compared her to Susan Boyle and subjected her to repeated fat shaming. According to the New York Post, Laura Ziv said that her Firmenich manager Herve Pierini […]

Rob Ford, Toronto Mayor, Now Admits He Smoked ‘A Lot’ Of Weed

Colorful Toronto mayor Rob Ford came forward on Wednesday to acknowledge that he smoked a lot of marijuana. According to Canada’s Globe and Mail, the confession came after a campaign-style lunch where Ford was taking questions. The Toronto mayor has repeatedly denied claims that he smoked crack. However, when Rob Ford was asked if he […]

Titan, Saturn’s Largest Moon: Oceans May Be Locked Under Thick Ice Shell [Video]

Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, may have its waters locked under a thick ice shell. That’s the theory released Wednesday by planetary scientists Douglas Hemingway and Francis Nimmo at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Their findings were published in a NASA statement as well in the journal Nature. If you hit that button up top, […]

Kim Jong-Un Lover Executed By Firing Squad For Sex Tape That May Not Exist [Report]

Kim Jong-Un lover Hyon Song-Wol has reportedly been executed by a public firing squad, along with 11 other victims. South Korean news source The Chosun Ilbo reported that members of the Unhasu Orchestra and performers with the Wangjaesan Light Music Band were rounded up on August 17. Pochonbo Electronic Ensemble singer Hyon Song-Wol, orchestra head […]

Goose Shot In Head With Arrow Flies Free Once Again

A Canada goose shot in the head with an arrow is now once again flying free. After almost a month of intensive care, the healed goose was released back onto its wild pond at Ellis Haven Campground in Plymouth, Massachusetts on Wednesday. That’s the heart-warming story from Jasper Craven for The Boston Globe. He spoke […]

Madeleine McCann: Portugal Police Agree To Help New Investigation

The new Madeleine McCann investigation by the UK’s Scotland Yard will be joined by a team of Portuguese detectives. ABC News announced late Wednesday that Portugal has agreed to help question witnesses on behalf of the British investigators who have re-opened the search for Madeleine McCann. She was three when she vanished without a trace […]

Raptor Prank: Dinosaur Runs Amok In Japanese Office [Video]

A dinosaur raptor prank was caught on video and uploaded to YouTube on Tuesday. If you hit that button, you can see the reaction of Japanese office workers who suddenly find themselves under attack by somebody dressed up like a rampaging carnivorous dinosaur. I don’t speak Japanese, so I had a few questions about the […]

Glenn Beck’s Global Warming Firing Policy: Use CFL Light, Get Fired [Video]

Glenn Beck said he’d fire anyone in his studio who tries to fight global warming by such harmless measures as buying special lights or recyclable spoons. I wouldn’t make that kind of claim without evidence. Hit that button to see the global warming firing statement from Beck on a recent episode of his radio program. […]

Oral Roberts Eagle Crash Caught On Video, Ouch! [Video]

An Oral Roberts University blooper video of an eagle crashing into an undignified heap is making the rounds. Since it’s closing in on half a million YouTube views, it’s worth taking a look behind the scenes of the 14-second bald eagle video that you can see by hitting that top button. Whoa. The footage looks […]

Kelly LeBrock Emerges From Life As A ‘Hermit,’ Apparently Wants Comeback

Kelly LeBrock became a hermit and hid out on a sprawling ranch in Santa Barbara, California for years. That’s what she told UK tabloid The Daily Mail on Wednesday. After you see some of the photographs they published of her posing with rakes, a gun, and various livestock, you may wonder why the 53-year-old Weird […]

CVS Receipts As Long As Your Leg May Go ‘So Long’ Early Next Year

CVS receipts have been the target of Twitter mockery for quite some time. In case you’re late to the party, the pharmacy chain seems to operate on a whackadoo model where it marks up all the prices so you think you’re getting a deal when you buy something with a coupon. And the coupons in […]

Sherry West Testifies About Teen Who Shot Her Baby In Stroller [Video]

Sherry West testified at length on Tuesday in the trial of De’Marquise Elkins, who is accused of shooting her baby Antonio Santiago as he slept in his stroller. Baby Antonio was only 13 months old on March 21 when he was shot dead in Brunswick, Georgia. If you hit that button, you can see some […]

45 Bing Cherries A Day Fight Disease, Says USDA

Can just 45 sweet Bing cherries a day fight disease? The United States Department of Agriculture has been pushing the benefits of the sweet fruit from the American northwest this summer as a result of a new study that says they probably do. According to Northwest Cherries, there have been multiple past studies that demonstrate […]

Bin Laden’s Parrots, Blood Paintings Show Pakistani Artists Confronting Terrorism

Bin Laden’s parrots are the subject of new paintings from an emerging Pakistani artist Amir Raza. But they’re only one example this summer of how Pakistani artists are stepping into the spotlight. Faseeh Mangi published an extensive report in this week’s Bloomberg Businessweek on the explosive growth in Pakistan’s art. In fact, Pakistani artist Imran […]

Lasers Will Create Rain, Guide Lightning, Weather Control Group Suggests

Will lasers be used to create rain where it’s needed and to guide lightning strikes away from danger? There’s been a certain amount of buzz about climate control in recent years. But the debate will get new life when the second Conference on Laser, Weather, and Climate meets at the World Meteorological Organization building in […]

Online Dating: Screening For Politics Helps Divide America, Professor Suggests

American politics seems increasingly divided. Is online dating to blame? That’s the argument being made this week by University of Rhode Island professor Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz, who has also worked in the past on state and local political campaigns. The debate appeared to be sparked by a new study in the September 2013 issue of the […]

More Americans Living Alone Than Ever Before, US Census Bureau Says

The number of Americans living alone has tripled since 1970, according to some new numbers released by the United States Census Bureau on Tuesday. The new data is from the 2012 Current Population Survey and 2011 American Community Survey. And, according to the results published by USA Today, more than one in four households is […]

Sea Otters And Seagrass Study Shows How The Cuties Save Fish Nurseries

A new sea otters and seagrass study reveals that the otters aren’t just swimming around out there looking cute. The adorable crab-eating marine mammals also protect the health of vanishing seagrass meadows in at least one California estuary. The Santa Cruz Sentinel talked to one of the researchers who worked on the sea otter and […]

Experian Lawsuit: Joseph Cannavo’s Credit Report Says He Owes $22 Million That He Doesn’t [Report]

A new federal lawsuit against the Experian credit reporting company alleges that the company added a cool $22 million in bogus debt to 53-year-old Joseph Cannavo’s credit report. As a result, the Brooklyn, New York psychiatrist can’t buy a home, a car, or even get approved for a credit card with a limit of more […]

Babies Recognize Words Heard In Womb, Says Fairly Alarming Study

Babies may recognize words that they hear in the womb. Oh boy. A new study from an international team of European researchers suggests that when a mother-to-be is giving up alcohol, smoking, and maybe even caffeine, she may have to think about watching her language as well. The team said their research showed that babies […]

Paloma Jimenez, Vin Diesel Kids Appear In Hollywood Walk Of Fame Photo

Paloma Jimenez turned out to support Vin Diesel on Monday when he was honored with his star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. According to Yahoo, the sighting of the entire Vin Diesel family was considered to be a rare occasion for the small family, which is usually pretty private. Scroll down for a peek […]

Jen Bielema, Bret’s Wife, Wears Pig’s Nose To Get Ready For Razorback Football

Jen Bielema is getting ready for her husband Bret’s first season as head coach for the Arkansas Razorbacks. It isn’t every wife who would put on a pig’s nose to support her husband. But the pretty younger blonde seems to be a good sport about her team’s mascot. In fact, Bret and Jen Bielema kind […]

Walmart Doughnuts Spiked With Metal Shards Put 6-Year-Old Logan Ratai In Hospital

Walmart doughnuts containing sharp metal fragments landed a 6-year-old boy in the Irwin Army Hospital in Fort Riley, Kansas on Sunday. Logan Ratai is now on antiobiotics and a clear liquid diet to recover from a so-far-unexplained case of food contamination. According to KAKE, Logan’s mom Kelly Ratai explained that his father brought the Walmart […]

8-Year-Old Who Shot Grandmother After Playing Video Game Appears In Court

An 8-year-old boy who shot and killed a grandmother in Slaughter, Louisiana on Thursday night appeared in court on Monday. Marie Smothers, the victim, is alternately described as 87 or 90 years old. She was shot in the back of the head as she was watching television with her own 0.38 handgun. Smothers was pronounced […]

Lynette Fromme: Gerald Ford’s Trial Testimony Released By Federal Court Monday

Lynette Fromme, a member of the Manson family popularly known as Squeaky Fromme, is back in the headlines on Tuesday. Fromme got famous trying and failing to assassinate then-President Gerald Ford in a park in Sacramento, California in September1975. She spent most of the following decades in prison. She was paroled in 2009 after serving […]

Sarah Murnaghan, Lung Transplant Pioneer, Will Go Home Tuesday

Sarah Murnaghan is going home from Children’s Hospital in Philadephia on Tuesday. Janet Murnaghan, Sarah’s mother, revealed the good news on Monday in a Facebook post that exclaimed, “WE ARE GOING HOME TOMORROW!” She has frequently used Facebook to let well-wishers know how Sarah is doing. As we reported yesterday, she previously revealed that Sarah […]

Rihanna And Drake Dating Rumors Make The Rounds

Are Rihanna and Drake dating? There’s a new report that the 25-year-old singer and the 26-year-old rapper dined together on Friday night — and that the evening ended with a kiss. According to Hollywood Life, on Friday night Rihanna joined Drake at New York City’s Sons of Essex where he was having dinner with a […]

Haters Gonna Hate, New Study Reveals The Reason Why

Haters gonna hate. Sure, we all know that it’s true. But have you ever wondered why? A new study released on Monday may have the answer. It could be that haters are just born that way. According to researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Pennsylvania, people may have a […]

Teen Drivers: Listening To Music They Like Increases Their Risk Of A Crash

A new study on teen drivers and their music suggests that if you listen to music you like while you drive, you’re at a higher risk of having an accident. Huh. Well, it’s a good thing there’s never anything good on the radio. All joking aside, the study was unveiled by researchers from Ben-Gurion University […]

Cuba Blocked Snowden Entry, Trapping Leaker In Russia, Says Russian Newspaper

Cuba blocked Edward Snowden from entering the island nation on his flight from Hong Kong to Ecuador, which would have normally stopped to make connections in Moscow, Russia and then Havana, Cuba. According to the Christian Science Monitor and Reuters, that’s the new information coming from Russian business newspaper Kommersant on Monday. If the Kommersant’s […]

Julian Assange Senate Campaign Video Is So Awful It Will Break Your Heart [Video]

Julian Assange’s new video for his Senate campaign may be the most heart-breaking thing you’ll see all month. Hit that button if you’re prepared to be completely embarrassed for the Wikileaks founder who has been trapped for over a year in London’s Ecuadorian embassy. As I previously reported for The Inquisitr, Julian Assange is running […]