Returning Soldier Surprises His Mom at Work [VIDEO]
Soldiers know the value of surprise, especially when returning home from active duty to their loved ones. When Joey found out he was getting sent home from Kuwait two weeks earlier than anticipated, he spent the three months prior planning to surprise his mom at the UPS sorting facility in Lansing, MI where she works.
Dog Goes Crazy Over Hedgehog [VIDEO]
Is that a hedgehog on the floor or are you just happy to see us? This dog is so excited and/or anxious about the prickly brown pile on the floor that he’s decided to skip today’s walk and just run in place. In reality, we think he’s probably trying to dig a hole so he can expose the hedgehog’s soft, defenseless underside but that’s not nearly as cute to think about. Thank goodness for laminate
Awkward! Lonely Penguin Gets Left Behind by Penguin Friends [VIDEO]
Anyone who’s seen ‘March of The Penguins’ knows how lonely being a penguin can be. The frigid winters. The vast and icy emptiness of the Arctic. Still, you wouldn’t necessarily think any of that trademark penguin loneliness carried over to life at the zoo. Not so. Just look at this video taken at Fota Wildlife Park in Cork, Ireland. While all the other penguins scurry off to greet the approac
Firefighter Races – Hot New Sport? [VIDEOS]
Firefighting isn’t just a job — it’s also a sport. Firematic Racing involves firefighters competing against the clock to complete tasks like assembling and climbing a ladder or fitting and shooting a hose. Though the sport is most popular in New York, its reach extends across the pond to Europe, too.
TRON Guy Recreates Film’s Racing Scene With Duct Tape [VIDEO]
TRON Guy Jay Maynard is back and this time he’s got a little bit of corporate and creative muscle behind him. Created by San Francisco based agency Ryactive for Duck Brand duct tape, ‘Duck TRON’ is a colorful, duct tape send-up of the sci-fi flick’s famous racing sequences. And who’s the ‘user’ behind the races? Maynard, of course. The video, which went live less than a week ago, has already ra
Burger King Kills Its King
Burger democratists, rejoice: As of this weekend, the creepy Burger King mascot, “the King,” is officially dead. Concurrent with the release of the guacamole topped California Whopper, Burger King’s new advertising agency of record McGarryBowen has dethroned the edgy monarch in favor of an approach based on health and freshness.
Kathie Lee and Hoda Go Horsemaning on ‘Today’ [VIDEO]
Horsemaning, which you may recall is the new new planking, has made its way into the clammy, pinot grigio-soaked hands of the ‘Today‘ show’s fourth hour hostesses, Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford.
Back to School – 5 Tips for Kids Waiting at the Bus Stop
School is almost back in session, which means it’s time to start brushing up on tips for taking the bus. The school bus can be a great resource for time-strapped parents and independence-seeking children alike. But it also needs to be approached with safety and care. Here are five tips to make your child’s bus ride the best it can be.
‘The Google+ Song’ Explains (and Parodies) the New Social Network [VIDEO]
If you’re not on Google+ yet, you probably know it’s a social network but not much more. What are these circles everyone’s talking about? How about hangouts? And isn’t this the same thing as Google Buzz? Though this LOL-inducing Google+ song from Break (sung to the tune of Queen’s ‘Another One Bites the Dust’) might not answer all your burning questions about the new social service, it’ll defin
Celebrity Summer Jobs – From Grave-Digging to Dairy Queen
Before they made their millions, many celebrities settled for minimum wage. Though it’s hard to imagine it now, what with their expensive houses, cars and vacations, people like Amy Adams, Gwen Stefani and Brad Pitt actually worked at restaurants, salons and, in the case of ‘Law & Order: SVU’ star Christopher Meloni, the morgue. Here’s how 10 of the ...
NYC Construction Worker Sings Sinatra on Lunch Break – And He’s Incredible! [VIDEO]
Though it’s long been rumored that Frank Sinatra had links to ‘the construction business,’ we’re pretty sure this isn’t what most people imagined. On a sweltering New York City Monday, Queens native and construction worker Gary Russo offered up a refreshing break from the seemingly endless construction of NYC’s new Second Avenue subway line (expected to be completed in 2014), serenading passing N
Amazing Water Toys: 10 Fun Ways to Stay Cool This Summer
Amazon From beach pails to water slides, you're never too old for a good summer toy.While prices may have gone up a little since you were a kid, so has the fun factor on these 10 great summer water toys.They're bigger. They're better. Some of th ...