Sunday February 25, 2018

Archive for the ‘Cool’ Category

Rembrandt painting found in basement auctions for $1 million

Three brothers in New Jersey, and a keen-eyed German art aficionado, made a killing from the sale of a small painting gathering dust in a Teaneck basement — that turned out to be an early work by the 15th-century Dutch master Rembrandt.  More…

Dad with a hunch hires helicopter, finds injured trapped son

The father of a teenager who spent 30 hours trapped in a car wreck in Australian woods said Tuesday he had followed his intuition by hiring the helicopter that found his seriously injured son.  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…

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…

HLN host slams Aziz Ansari’s sexual misconduct accuser

HLN host Ashleigh Banfield has come to Aziz Ansari‘s defense after the comedian was accused of sexual misconduct. Over the weekend, Babe.net published an account from a Brooklyn photographer accusing Ansari, 34, of sexual assault.  More…

Hilarious shop signs at stores prove retail workers have the best sense of humor

Channeling their inner comedians, these store clerks have decorated their goods with hilarious signs and posters. Ranging from pop culture references to the Matrix and the Simpsons, these signs spotted across the USA are certainly creative.  More…

NBC orders staff to rat out misbehaving colleagues or be fired

NBC has issued strict new anti-sexual harassment rules to employees. Report any inappropriate relationships in the workplace — and if they fail to do so, they could be fired for covering up for colleagues.  More…

Santa Tracker

Santa is on the move and very busy!  More…

An idyllic Swiss village will pay you $25,000 to live there

Things are getting so lonely in an idyllic Swiss mountain village, officials wants to pay people $25,000 to move there for good. The initiative aims to repopulate the community of Albinen– which has dwindled to just 240 residents.  More…

The most cringe-worthy holiday cards revealed

Receiving a holiday card is supposed to be a festive treat – and perhaps even a sweet reminder of just how much your loved ones are thinking of you during the holiday season. However, for some, it seems that creating a Christmas card actually serves as more of an opportunity to show off their unique sense of humor, and generally let their freak flags fly.  More…

How Meghan Markle went from minor celebrity to English royalty

Meghan Markle’s life took a fairy-tale turn when she was set up on a blind date with Prince Harry last year. For one thing, the California native went from being a minor celebrity — with a starring role in the cable drama “Suits” — to the most Googled actress of 2016. And now, the biracial blogger and humanitarian is about to become the first American to marry into the royal family in 81 years.  More…

Woman raises more than $300,000 for homeless man who rescued her

Kate McClure didn’t expect to run out of gas on her drive to Philadelphia last month. And she definitely didn’t expect that her misfortune would give her the opportunity to change someone else’s life. Pulled over on the side of I-95, McClure, 27, was approached by a homeless man named Johnny. He went to a nearby gas station, used his last $20 to fill up her car.  More…

Maroon 5 Perform in NYC Subway in Disguise with Jimmy Fallon

Officers who dragged doctor off United flight have been fired

Two Chicago aviation security officers were fired and a third resigned for their roles in dragging a Kentucky doctor off an overbooked United Airlines flight for refusing to give up his seat. Dr. David Dao of Louisville broke his nose, lost teeth and suffered a concussion in the April 9 fiasco.  More…

Ex-ESPN reporter blasts GQ over ‘joke’ Kaepernick award

On Monday, GQ magazine released its special issue naming former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick “Citizen of the Year.” “Wear socks depicting police officers as pigs; wear Fidel Castro as a fashion statement IN MIAMI; sue NFL for collusion when gf compares owners to slave owners… Win Citizen of the Year,” Britt McHenry wrote. “Serve in the US Military…nothing. What a joke, GQ. #Kaepernick.”  More…