Dogs Who Chase Their Tails May Suffer From Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
When we see a pooch chase its tail, we tend to just dismiss it as a dog being a dog. But there appears to be more to this illogical canine behavior, as researchers from Finland have been able to link it to obsessive-compulsive disorder.
‘Encyclopedia Brown’ Author Donald J. Sobol Dies at 87
Donald J. Sobol, the author of the extremely popular boy-detective book series ‘Encyclopedia Brown,’ died last week of natural causes. He was 87.
Would You Date a Vegetarian? – Survey of the Day
According to a Match.com survey of 4,000 singles, a solid chunk of meat eaters consider vegetarianism a dating deal breaker.
Holy Smokes! ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Mansion Goes Up in Flames
A sprawling mansion that had featured prominently on the reality show ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ has burned in a dramatic blaze that required more than 100 firefighters to get under control.
Internet Raises Big Bucks for Viciously Bullied Bus Monitor Karen Klein
It’s a video that’s as shocking as it is heartbreaking. In a clip widely circulating on the Web, middle school students in Rochester, NY’s Greece Central School District viciously taunt 68-year-old bus monitor Karen Klein with graphic slurs for ten minutes, eventually driving the grandmother of eight to tears. The video is very NSFW for bad language and an utter lack of humanity. But, if you read
Are You Suffering From ‘Facebook Fatigue?’ — Survey of the Day
Facebook’s cratering stock price is far from the social network’s only problem these days. They are also dealing with a customer base, which is getting increasingly bored with its service.
Jerry Seinfeld Reveals Least Favorite ‘Seinfeld’ Episode
Jerry Seinfeld stopped by Bravo’s ‘Watch What Happens Live’ Monday night, and during the ‘Plead the Fifth’ segment the comedian was peppered with question about his hit show ‘Seinfeld,’ which is still all over TV in reruns 14 years after its last episode aired.
93-Year-Old Tao Porchon-Lynch Named World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher
It wasn’t that long ago that yoga was only thought to be practiced by Indian mystics. (Or perhaps little green Jedis.) But now it seems like everybody knows how to do the downward dog. In fact, these days, even 93-year-olds are hitting the yoga mat.
Have Gas Prices Caused You to Cut Back on Other Purchases? – Survey of the Day
While gas prices may be coming in a little bit after a four-month surge, they still stand at almost four dollars a gallon. According to a new survey from Harris Interactive of 2,451 adults, these unprecedentedly high prices are causing Americans to change their overall spending habits.
Girl With No Hands Wins Penmanship Award
Despite being born with no hands, Annie Clark is a pretty normal kid. She dresses herself, drinks soda from a can she opens, types on her computer and hopes to one day write a book about animals. Oh, and the seven-year-old just won a trophy and $1,000 in a national penmanship competition.
‘National Cleavage Day’ Event Stops Traffic
Traffic was stopped in London during a celebration of National Cleavage Day.
When Is the Happiest Time in Life? — Survey of the Day
While one might assume the happiest time in life is during the carefree days of childhood or the wild years of college, for most people it actually comes years after that.