100-Year-Old Driver Hits 11 People Near Los Angeles Elementary School [VIDEO, POLL]
Main Street Elementary School in South Los Angeles was a scene of confusion and mayhem Wednesday when a 100-year-old driver backed his car onto a sidewalk and injured nine children and two adults at the end of the school day.
Gunman Shoots Multiple People Near Empire State Building
Although details are sketchy at the moment, several news outlets are reporting that a gunman has shot multiple people near the Empire State Building in Manhattan this morning.
See Photos and Video From Mars Rover
After an eight month journey, NASA’s multi-billion dollar rover Curiosity made a successful landing on Mars early this morning. Mission controllers cheered after the six-wheeled, one-ton machine made a perilous seven-minute landing involving a parachute, rocket pack and sky crane.
Olympic Gold Medals Aren’t Really Gold at All
If there’s one thing we’ve always taken for granted regarding the Olympics, it’s that gold medals are actually made out of gold. So imagine our surprise when we learned that this year’s first place medals are mostly silver.
NASA’s ‘Curiosity’ Rover Safely Lands on Mars [VIDEO]
Early Monday morning, NASA’s $2.5 billion Curiosity rover safely landed on Mars after eight months of interplanetary travel. The car-sized, one-ton rover now begins a two-year mission of exploration and discovery as it roams the surface of the red planet.
Pilot Crashes Plane While Towing Marriage Proposal
On Tuesday, pilot Mark Simmons was towing a marriage proposal behind his small plane when he suddenly experienced engine problems and crashed off Rhode Island’s Block Island. Uh oh! We hope this isn’t a bad wedding omen.
Heroic Bus Driver Catches Girl After Three-Story Plunge
A bus driver became a hero on Monday when he caught a seven-year-old autistic girl in his arms after she fell three stories from a building in New York City. The remarkable rescue was caught on tape.
Warning to Parents! Your Kids Might Be Hiding What They’re Really Up to Online
It’s no secret that our children are more adept at using technology than we are, but a new survey by computer security company McAfee suggests their using their skills to be sneaky.
What Is a ‘Supermoon’ and Why Should You Care It’s Coming Out This Weekend? [VIDEO]
Amateur astronomers may want to dust off their telescopes, because a massive full moon — aka a “supermoon” — will arrive this weekend and it’ll be the year’s biggest.
What the…? Woman Fired After Donating Kidney to Boss [VIDEO]
In today’s economy, it seems even donating a kidney to your boss isn’t a guarantee of job security. Debbie Stevens, a Long Island divorced mother of two, alleges that she was fired from her job after donating a kidney to her manager, Jackie Brucia, and now she’s seeking millions of dollars in compensation.
Handicapped Performer Dancing on Crutches Blows Us Away
As a way to prove that he’s not limited by his disability, handicapped performer Dergin Tokmak performs an amazing dance called “Solo on Crutches.”
Even French Bulldogs Cry to Adele Songs
There’s no denying that Adele has amazing vocal chops. But it’s the fact she sings with pure, raw emotion that’s made her a star. This depressed French bulldog, who cries to a song by the British songstress, seems keenly aware of this.