Man Jailed For Months On Drug Charges Released After Lab Test Sets Him Free

Joseph Ray Burrell of Mankato, Minnesota sat in jail for months on felony drug charges before a lab test concluded that the evidence, which authorities previously believed to be a large amount of powdered amphetamines, turned out to be vitamins. As it turns out, the man’s story about the powder actually being vitamins was true […]

Texas Lawmakers Propose Legislation To Reduce Food Stamp Fraud

Lawmakers in the state of Texas have proposed new legislation aimed at reducing the amount of food stamp fraud in the state. State Representative Susan King filed two bills last Tuesday, the first of which disqualifies people from the program who don’t pay child support. Once a person has caught up with their child support […]

12-Year-Old Schoolgirl Fends Off Attacker With Israeli Krav Maga

A 12-year-old schoolgirl fought off a man who attacked her on her way home from school using a defense technique developed by Mossad agents and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). When the man grabbed hold of her, the girl’s year plus of defense training kicked in, and she quickly reacted by elbowing the perpetrator and […]

‘Muscle Barbie’ Julia Vins: Angel’s Face With The Hulk’s Body

Russian powerlifter Julia Vins is going viral, with reports indicating that she has “the face of a porcelain doll” and the body of The Incredible Hulk. The 18-year-old already holds three world powerlifting records and claims her astonishing appearance creates a schism between males. As far as those males with negative views regarding her athleticism, […]

Mother Falls Into Coma And Dies After Using Home Hair Dye

A mother of two, 39-year-old Julie McCabe, fell into a coma and later died after using a product which thousands of people use on a daily basis: hair dye. McCabe suffered from unexplained rashes and ailments for years prior to hear death. Concerned with what ailed her, she visited general physicians anywhere from 16-20 times […]

NSA Hackers Infected Hard Drives With Impossible-To-Remove Spyware

The United States National Security Agency (NSA) embedded sophisticated spyware deep in the firmware of hard drives manufactured by top manufacturers as part of an international spying campaign which has infected thousands of computers across more than 30 countries, according to an analysis by researchers at Russian-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. The analysis was confirmed […]

Hackers Steal At Least $300 Million From Banks With Malware

Hackers dubbed the “Carbanak cybergang” have stolen at least $300 million from banks and other financial institutions around the world in could be the biggest bank heist ever recorded. The unknown cybercriminals’ nickname comes from the name of the malware they used to infect computers at financial institutions around the world. Once in, the group […]

HIV Virus: Aggressive New Variant Discovered In Cuba

An aggressive new form of HIV, capable of progressing to AIDS in just three years, has been discovered in Cuba by researchers who published their findings in the journal EBioMedicine. The new variant comes as a result of multiple strains recombining into a new variant within a host. This new variant appears to be significantly […]

New Jersey Man Pretends To Be Non-Existent Twin Brother To Avoid Traffic Tickets

A 58-year-old man from Hackensack, a city in New Jersey’s Bergen County with a population of 43,010 in 2010, according to U.S. Census data, told authorities that they had the wrong man as he insisted that he was “Tony” and it was his twin brother who had several traffic citations. As it turns out, Tony […]

Copenhagen Shootings: Suspect Dead, Jewish Community Afraid To Leave Homes

A gunman, who authorities believe has been killed in a shootout with police near a train station, opened fire in Copenhagen at a cafe hosting a Charlie Hebdo-related event on Saturday. Hours later, authorities reported yet another shooting had taken place in Denmark’s capital at a downtown synagogue. The second Copenhagen shooting, which took place […]

Gary Owens Dead: ‘Laugh-In Voice’ Dies From Diabetes Complications At 80

The zany Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In announcer died on Thursday at his home in the Encino neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, at the age of 80. The radio announcer’s son, Chris, said that the cause of death was complications from his long fight with diabetes. Owens, with his baritone voice, once said in an interview […]

MMA News: Shane Campbell Busts A Hadouken On Darren Boyle

In a recent MMA bout between Shane Campbell and Derek Boyle, Campbell delivered a Street Fighter-style “hadouken” against his opponent right before he completely thrashed him for the win. The Canadian welterweight specializes in Muay Thai kickboxing. He fights out of Iron Tiger Muay Thai Gym in Stoney Creek, Ontario. While no fire manifested itself […]

Halifax Mall Shooting Plot: Valentine’s Day Murder-Suicide Foiled By Police

Canadian police have thwarted a group of would-be murderers who plotted to open fire in a Halifax mall on Valentine’s Day in an attempt to kill as many civilians as possible before taking their own lives. Three of the suspects were arrested while a fourth was found dead in a residence, according to Nova Scotia […]

Sureshbhai Patel’s Recovery Fund Raises Over $120K In Donations

The Indian grandfather who was hospitalized and left partially paralyzed by an Alabama police officer, Eric Parker, has already received more than $120,000 in donations through crowdfunding efforts erected on his behalf. Sureshbhai Patel’s Recovery Fund has raised a total of $121,823 in just a couple of days. With more 2,800 donors, the crowdfunding campaign […]

Ocean Plastic Trash: China Is The World’s Leading Contributor

In 2010, the oceans around the planet absorbed 4.7 million to 12.7 million metric tons of plastic trash. China topped the list of contributors to the ocean’s plastic trash, according to a new study published on Friday in the journal Science. The recent study was the first time researchers have quantified the amount of plastic […]

Monessen Middle School Puzzle: ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Sparks Controversy

Five students at Monessen Middle School in Pennsylvania were mistakenly given search puzzles based on Fifty Shades of Grey, which included terms such as “leather cuffs” and “spanking.” The school district’s superintended, Leanne Spazak, issued a statement on Thursday in which she said that puzzles were “mistakenly and unknowingly” placed in a stack of worksheets […]

Madonna ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’: ‘I Wasn’t Turned On’

While people are sure to see Fifty Shades of Grey over the weekend in substantial numbers, recent reports indicate that Madonna will not be among them, as the 56-year-old “Like A Virgin” singer told Billboard that the story is “not very sexy,” as she referred to it as “pulp fiction.” “Yes, I have [read the […]

Chris Martin Pledges 15 Years To Global Citizen To Boost Organization

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin plans to use his Rolodex of the influential — and perhaps his talents — to curate festivals around the world on behalf of the Global Citizen nonprofit, which seeks to eradicate instances of extreme poverty around the world by the year 2030. He’s given the nonprofit a 15-year commitment to get […]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘Wasn’t 100% Sober’ At Obama’s State Of The Union Address

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fell asleep at President Obama’s State of the Union address a couple of years ago, and now she’s saying she “wasn’t 100% sober” during the speech. Ginsburg’s admittance to having some drinks prior to Obama’s big speech came on Thursday as she addressed a panel. During which time, she […]

Negative Billionaire Eike Batista’s Yacht And Jet Skis Seized By Brazilian Police

Police in Brazil have seized former billionaire Eike Batista’s yacht, jet skis, and other watercraft in the latest round of asset seizure by Brazilian authorities. Eike’s Rio de Janeiro mansion was raided within the last five days after Brazilian federal judge Flavio Roberto de Souza ordered the seizure of all of his financial assets in […]

Emile Hirsch In Rehab After Felony Assault On Female Hollywood Exec Daniele Bernfeld

Emile Hirsch just checked himself into rehab after he was questioned last month by police for allegedly attacking Hollywood executive Daniele Bernfeld at a Sundance Film Festival party in Park City, Utah, TMZ reported. The actor was charged with a third degree felony assault charge after he allegedly placed Bernfeld, a Paramount movie exec, in […]

Jaycee Chan Released From Prison After Serving Six Months For Marijuana Charges

Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee was released from jail in Beijing on Friday after serving six months for drug charges that came as a result of a raid on his apartment in which Chinese authorities discovered marijuana. The raid on Jaycee’s apartment came amidst a crackdown in the country on illegal narcotics in the capital. His […]

Alabama Cop Arrested For Partially Paralyzing Indian Grandfather

Police Officer Eric Parker of the Madison City Police Department was arrested this Thursday on an assault charge for body-slamming an Indian man on the ground, leaving him partially paralyzed. The 57-year-old Indian man, Sureshbhai Patel, had traveled to Madison to visit his son just a week before the incident, which a report on NBC […]

3D-Printed Prosthetic Beak To Be Surgically Attached To Mutilated Costa Rican Toucan

A severely injured bird in Costa Rica who endured a brutal attack by a group of vandals is getting a second chance thanks to four companies who have volunteered to create a prosthetic beak for the bird, using 3D printing technology, in an effort to aid the Costa Rican toucan in once again eating on […]

Homeless Man Shot To Death By Cops In Washington [Video]

Police officers in Washington state shot and killed a homeless man who was throwing rocks. He died at at 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Pasco Police Chief Bob Metzger said that officers used a stun gun against the homeless man, 35-year-old Mexican-born Antonio Zambrano-Montes, but it had no effect. He cited what he called “threatening” behavior […]

DNA Confirms Famed Wolf ‘Echo’ Killed By Coyote Hunter In Southern Utah

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed that the female gray wolf mistakenly killed back in December by a coyote hunter was the famed wolf, nicknamed “Echo,” that the Service identifies as 914F. Echo, who was killed in southern Utah, became famous when she traveled hundreds of miles from Wyoming to the Grand Canyon, […]

Powerball Results: Three Jackpot Winners In $564 Million Drawing

The Powerball results are in and there’s not one jackpot winner but three in what’s turned out to be the fifth-largest lottery in U.S. history, and the third-largest in the history of the game. The winning numbers were 11, 13, 25, 39, 54, and P:19. Winning tickets matching all six numbers are entitled to their […]

Robert Allenby Mugging: Patrick Owen Harbison Charged With Stealing And Using Golfer’s Credit Cards

A man by the name of Patrick Owen Harbison has been accused by the Honolulu Police Department of stealing and using professional Australian golfer Robert Allenby’s credit cards, according to a Police spokesman. The spokesman indicated that the 32-year-old Harbison allegedly spent up to $23,000 at multiple Waikiki outlets, Fox Sports reported. The report quoted […]

$500 Million Powerball Jackpot Numbers Have Been Drawn, Top Prize Rises To $564 Million

Numbers for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing, which now carries a jackpot totaling $564 million, have been drawn and the winning numbers are as follows. “25, 11, 54, 13 and 39, with a Powerball of 19.” Experts say the odds of winning are about 175 million to one. In order to win the jackpot, players must have […]

Bob Simon Dies In NYC Car Crash, ’60 Minutes’ Correspondent Dead At 73

Foreign reporter and CBS News’ “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon has been killed in a car accident in New York City. The news reporter died at the age of 73 as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident, the CBS News network announced. Police told the NY Post that Simon was reportedly a […]

Powerball Jackpot Hits $500 Million, Third-Largest In Game’s History

The Powerball jackpot has reached an astounding $500 million as of Wednesday, making it the third-largest jackpot in the history of the game and the fifth-largest jackpot in the history of the United States. It’s been almost a year since the game’s jackpot topped $400 million. The lottery raised its estimate of the jackpot hours […]

Traffic Woes: LAPD Shoots Carjacker, New Jersey Turnpike Accident Kills One

Officers of the Los Angeles Police Department shot an armed man after he hijacked a woman’s vehicle and led authorities on a chase which resulting in his arrest. Police pursued the suspect around 5 p.m. west of downtown L.A. after they received a report of a possible stolen car. The suspect sped down streets, at […]

Anya Pogharian Invents $500 Dialysis Machine For High School Science Project

A 17-year-old high school student, Anya Pogharian, developed a high school science project which “could end up changing the way dialysis care is delivered,” according to a CBC report. The teen, who hopes her invention will one day be used overseas, poured over dialysis machine owner’s manuals over the internet before developing her own prototype […]

Florida Man Robbed At Gunpoint For 32 Packs Of Starburst Candy

A man in Bradenton, Florida, indicated to local law enforcement that he had been robbed of 32 packages of Starburst candy by three gunmen on Saturday at 8:41 p.m. The alleged candy thieves pulled alongside the victim in a black sedan while he was walking down the street and jumped out of the vehicle, displaying […]

Obama Considers Arming Ukraine With ‘Lethal Defensive Weapons’

United States President Barack Obama said that the possibility of arming Ukraine with “lethal defensive weapons” is an option under examination. New Jersey’s democratic senator, Robert Menendez, was quoted by CNN back in 2014 that the U.S. “should be providing the Ukrainians with the type of defensive weapons that will impose a cost upon Putin […]

Ethan Czahor Deletes ‘Inappropriate’ Tweets After Being Hired By Jeb Bush’s Right To Rise PAC‘s founder, Ethan Czahor, deleted some old tweets which he found to be “inappropriate” after he was hired by Jeb Bush’s Right to Rise PAC as the chief technology officer. A spokesman for Bush told BuzzFeed News, the website which captured screenshots of some the deleted tweets, that the presidential hopeful “believes the comments were […]

Wife-Killing Ex-Cop Drew Peterson Adds Murder For Hire To His Charges

Drew Peterson, who is currently incarcerated at the Menard Correctional Center, has been charged with trying to hire an assassin to kill the lead prosecutor in his murder trial. Peterson, a former Illinois police officer, was convicted of killing his third wife, Kathleen Savio, in 2012. The prosecutor who led that trial was Will County […]

Ed Sabol Dead: NFL Films Founder Dies At 98

Edwin “Ed” Sabol was born on February 9, 1916, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He died Monday at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, at the age of 98. The cause of death was not disclosed by the NFL, who announced Ed Sabol’s death. Mr. Sabol was an American filmmaker as well as the founder of […]

Weed News: Snoop Dogg Aims To Raise $25 Million To Invest In Marijuana Startups

Calvin Broadus, Jr., better known as Snoop Dogg, is looking to raise $25 million to fund startups in the blooming marijuana industry. Snoop not only claimed on Reddit that he’s smoked 81 blunts in a day, he also recently invested in Reddit. Tech Crunch reports his agency is still in the process of raising the […]

Hospital Picks Up Dying Veteran’s $61,000 Medical Bills

A dying veteran’s medical bills, which total $61,000, have been taken care of by The Ottawa Hospital, instead of being left to his family. His daughter was quoted by the Ottawa Citizen as having said that her “father was in tears” and that he had said “someone finally listened.” The generous hospital’s vice-president of finance, […]

Dick Vitale Claims He Was Hacked After NSFW Tweet

Dick Vitale, also known as “Dickie V,” an American basketball sportscaster known for his catchphrases and colorful remarks, sent a tweet from his official Twitter account that appeared unsafe for work (NSFW). SBNation captured the Twit-slip as they published a screen shot of the now missing tweet. The account name, as seen in the screen […]

Cyber Criminals Start With Petty Thefts In Online Games Like ‘World Of Warcraft,’ Britain’s Cyber Chief Says

The director of Britain’s National Cyber Crime Unit of the National Crime Agency indicated that young people are increasingly drawn into serious cyber crimes after perpetrating petty thefts within online video games such as World of Warcraft. Dr. Jamie Saunders, the director of the NCA’s cyber crime division, told The Independent that every “criminal has […]

Undersea Volcanoes Linked To Climate Change By Researchers

Two new studies have revealed that the climate-driven rise and fall of the sea level over the course of the past million years matches up with the valleys and ridges on the seafloor, which suggests influence by underwater volcanic eruptions during the ice age. The lead author of one of the studies, Maya Tolstoy, was […]

Cop Buys Shoplifting Father Baby Food Instead Of Arresting Him

Instead of arresting a suspected shoplifter, a London, Kentucky, police officer decided to help the man with his purchase. On January 17, 2015, the officer was called to the Kroger grocery store located on North Main Street. What he came upon was a man short on money who really needed what he had attempted to […]

Florida Man Puts ‘Drug Dealer’ Down On Arrest Report

A man in West Palm Beach, Florida was arrested on Tuesday after he cut in front of an unmarked cop car while driving in a stolen vehicle. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies indicated that the 25-year-old man, Robert Phillips, nearly caused a crash when he cut in front of the unmarked cruiser. Another Florida man […]

NJ State Police Officer’s Daughter, Who Threatened To Kill Jews, Will Not Be Charged

A teenage girl who happens to be the daughter of a New Jersey state police officer will not be criminally charged for dressing up as Adolf Hitler and threatening to bomb popular Jewish neighborhoods. The teen, who posted several pictures online of herself dressed up as Hitler, was unidentified due to her age. She recently […]

McDonald’s Selling Secret Sauce For Over $18,000 A Bottle

McDonald’s is selling their secret sauce and donating the proceeds to Ronald McDonald House charities. The first bottle is being sold on eBay’s online auction house in Australia, and while the bidding started at less than a buck, it’s already exceeded $18,000 (USD) so if you’re looking to win that first bottle of secret sauce, […]

McDonald’s Customer Buys Big Mac, Finds Human Tooth, Sales Plunge

A customer in Japan bought a Big Mac meal, which includes french fries and a drink, and was shocked to discover a human tooth in their french fries. McDonald’s has suffered from a string of fast food scandals which have had a negative impact on sales. CBS News reported on October 21, 2014, that McDonald’s […]

Sports Illustrated Cover Featuring Hannah Davis Sparks Controversy

Derek Jetter’s 24-year-old girlfriend, Hannah Davis, has been selected to be on the cover of the latest edition of Sports Illustrated‘s coveted swimsuit issue and some people are claiming the photo is inappropriate. The photo depicts Davis posting in a swimsuit at a farm located in Tennessee state. When SI made the announcement, even Davis […]

ISIS Fail Video Compilations Go Viral In Wake Of Jordanian Pilot’s Publicized Execution

In the wake of the publicized murder of the Jordanian pilot who was burned alive, Lt. Moath al-Kasasbeh, at the hands of ISIS, video compilations of the terrorists accidentally blowing themselves up have begun to go viral. In one video, a fighter blows himself up when his rocket launcher backfires and, in yet another terrorist […]