Ho-Ho-OMG! Santa Claus Loses His Beard During High-Flying Mall Stunt [VIDEO]
A mall Santa in South Florida attempted to make a dramatic entrance by rappelling down from a walkway. Except, St. Nick’s arrival is foiled when his beard becomes hopelessly stuck in his climbing equipment. Ho! Ho! Uh-oh!
Yoda Uses the Force in Clever Ramen Noodles Ad [VIDEO]
Japanese advertisers are famous for paying celebs big bucks to endorse a variety of products. But we never thought we’d see Yoda from ‘Star Wars’ endorsing Ramen noodles. Darth Vader as a corporate shill, maybe. But Yoda?
Pakistan Bans ‘Athlete’s Foot,’ ‘Glazed Donut’ and Other ‘Obscene’ Terms From Texting
The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority has recently banned 1,700 “obscene” words and phrases from texts. The move is reportedly part of an effort to curb offensive spam.
Drunken Dumb Guy Calls 911 for Help With Broken iPhone [NSFW AUDIO]
We’ve all seen examples of dumb calls made to 911 before. But the age of handheld technology has now introduced a new form of abuse where 911 is used as iPhone support.
Scientist at University of Texas Creates Invisibility Cloak [VIDEO]
While it might sound like something straight out of the ‘Wizarding World of Harry Potter,’ Dr. Ali Aliev of the University of Texas has actually created a functional invisibility cloak. Finally, a way to get out of meeting the in-laws.
Man Combats the Scourge of Slow Pedestrians With Bike Bell [VIDEO]
Ever find yourself irritated by slow walkers as you’re trying to make your way down the street? One Japanese man seems to have found a solution — a bike bell that announces his presence. It’s so simple. Why didn’t we think of that?
Beavis and Butt-Head Return to TV to Skewer ‘Jersey Shore’ [VIDEO]
The boys are back! It’s been quite some time since ‘Beavis and Butt-head’ went off the air in 1997, but, thankfully, they’ve returned with all-new idiocy and a desire to skewer recent pop cultural phenomenons. Let’s just say that copious suntanning isn’t the only way the ‘Jersey Shore’ gang are getting burned.
Yuck! Survey Reveals Gas Pump Handles Among Dirtiest Surfaces in America
Next time you pump your own gas, you might just want to wear gloves. According to a report released by Kimberly Clark Professional, gas pump handles rank as one of the dirtiest surfaces that Americans touch on a regular basis. Yuck.
Check Out Some Wonderfully Awkward Family Halloween Photos [IMAGES]
The folks at ‘Today’ offered up a gallery of spectacularly bad Halloween photos culled from the Awkward Family Photos website. There’s nothing wrong with homemade Halloween costumes per se, but these are simply unforgivable (and unintentionally scary).
Medieval Enthusiast Charged With Child Abuse for Forcing Daughter to Swordfight [VIDEO]
A Washington State man faces child abuse charges after using a (literal) medieval parenting technique on his stepdaughter, MSNBC reports.
Passenger Sues Continental Airlines for Severely Turbulent Flight [VIDEO]
A Texas woman has decided to sue Continental Airlines and three other air carriers for mental trauma she endured during a particularly hellish flight. What, did she have to sit through ‘The Smurfs’ on the in-flight movie?
1,600-Pound Giant Pumpkin Takes Top Prize at New England Contest [VIDEO]
At this year’s New England Pumpkin Growers Weigh-Off in Rhode Island, a boulder-sized monster pumpkin weighing in at more than 1,600 pounds took the top prize. Gourd almighty!