Tuesday January 23, 2018
Today's Tabloid News

Scientists now say that pollution is COOLING the environment

Pollution in the atmosphere is having an unexpected consequence, scientists say — it’s helping to cool the climate. That means efforts worldwide to clean up the air may cause an increase in warming, as well as other climate effects, as this pollution disappears.  More…

RIP: Weather Channel founder John Coleman dies – Called ‘global warming’ a ‘hoax’

John Coleman died on Saturday. He was 83. Coleman angered many people by insisting that global warming is a hoax, died at his home in Las Vegas. His 2014 retirement capped a 60-year career during which served Coleman as the first forecaster on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” then went on to found the Weather Channel during the early days of cable television.  More…

Megyn Kelly Escalates War Against “Hanoi Jane” – “She Has No Business Lecturing On What Qualifies As Offensive”

On this morning’s installment of Megyn Kelly Today, the host decided to give us “a word on Jane Fonda.” “This is a woman whose name is synonymous with outrage. Look at her treatment of our military during the Vietnam War. Many of our veterans still call her ‘Hanoi Jane.’ She posed on an anti-aircraft gun used to shoot down our American pilots and called our POWs hypocrites and liars.”  More…

California Leads Nation in Poverty

Guess which state has the highest poverty rate in the country? Not Mississippi, New Mexico, or West Virginia, but California, where nearly one out of five residents is poor. That’s according to the Census Bureau’s Supplemental Poverty Measure, which factors in the cost of housing, food, utilities and clothing, and which includes noncash government assistance as a form of income.  More…

Is buying a house just a pipe dream? Concrete tubes just over eight feet wide could be solution to housing crisis

A Hong Kong architect has invented what he believed to be the solution of overcrowded cities by turning concrete water pipes into tiny homes. The OPod Tube Housing system aims to re-purpose concrete tubes measuring just over eight feet in diameter, and turn them into ‘micro-homes’ with 100 square feet of living space.  More…

Traveler arrested at airport for wearing too many clothes

A man traveling from Iceland to England was arrested at the Iceland Keflavík International Airport for attempting to avoid an excess luggage fee by wearing eight pairs of pants and 10  shirts.  More…

Katy Perry Tardy on ‘American Idol’ Tapings

Katy Perry is having some serious issues making it to the "American Idol" judge’s table on time. Production sources tell us Katy’s almost always late to the audition rounds, showing up 10-25 minutes after call time. While it’s been frustrating for show producers, we’re told the other judges – Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie – haven’t been all that upset – despite her reported $25 million she’s making for the gig.  More…

New York’s criminal underground in the 20th century

When the likes of mob kingpins like Joe the Boss and Kid Twist ruled the streets of New York in the 1930s, they instilled a legacy of murder, robbery, and petty crime in the city. Enemies were dealt with in the most violent ways imaginable: public shootouts and ‘concrete boots’ were common. (disturbing images)  More…

Video shows car stuck in second story of office

Dramatic CCTV has revealed exactly how a car ended up wedged in the second story of a California dental office after pictures of the crash baffled the internet. Footage taken in Santa Ana, California, shows the vehicle speeding across an intersection before hitting a road divider. It can then be seen sailing through the air for a brief moment before smashing into the side of the office building, where it got stuck.  More…

Ikea offers discount if you pee on their new ad

Ikea’s latest magazine ad in Sweden is causing a splash thanks to its revolutionary built-in pregnancy test, which expectant mothers can claim for a discount on cribs. The ad uses a similar technology to your standard pregnancy test, but rather than yes or no symbols showing up, the page will give you a coupon for discounted cribs if you’re pregnant.  More…

Hilarious pictures show irony at its best

Whether these are staged or little more than a coincidence, these perfectly-timed snaps are so ironic it’s hard to believe they’re real. A new online gallery has emerged, showing situations which are so contrary it’s hard to believe they really happened.  More…

‘He feels really bad’: Civil Defense employee who sparked terror in Hawaii by accidentally triggering ballistic MISSILE warning will be ‘retrained’

A Civil Defense employee is set to be retrained after a shocking blunder on Saturday morning, when a mistaken alert warning of an inbound ballistic missile sent thousands fleeing for shelter. The false alarm was caused by a Hawaii Emergency Management Agency employee who ‘pushed the wrong buttons’ during an internal drill.  More…

Rooftop cabin at the center of lawsuit against the city

It’s city versus country in a legal battle between a Manhattan man who wants to keep his rooftop oasis — an actual cabin overlooking a mini-meadow atop his West Village loft — and regulators who say it must come down.  More…

NBC will broadcast any players kneeling before Super Bowl

NBC, broadcaster of this year’s Super Bowl, will show any players who kneel during the pre-game national anthem to protest racial inequality, the game’s executive producer said on Tuesday.  More…

Wife stabbed to death after changing TV channel

A Carlisle man was charged Monday with capital murder after he told police he stabbed his wife to death after she changed the television channel while he was outside having a smoke.  More…