Tuesday July 17, 2018

Archive for the ‘Cool’ Category

Dogs are turning to weed to cope with fireworks

The Fourth of July is good fun for fireworks-loving humans. But for Stella, a 5-year-old pit bull mix, it feels like the end of the world.  More…

Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke with James Corden

Karl Lagerfeld, Fashion’s Shock Jock

This is a moment of speaking out and freaking out. And yet there is an exception to the rule. Karl Lagerfeld, the longtime creative director of Chanel and Fendi and founder of a namesake brand, is known to be “the greatest talker in Paris since Oscar Wilde.”  More…

This late actress had the best rent deal in NYC

When Patricia O’Grady moved into the top floor of a Greenwich Village walk-up in 1955, she and her three roommates helped sweep the hallway in exchange for a discounted rent of $16 a month. With O’Grady gone, the building owner will be gutting and renovating the apartment, renting it out as a two-bedroom in the $5,000 range.  More…

13 semi trucks line Detroit freeway to help man considering suicide

The Michigan State Police organized a unique way to help a man who was threatening suicide on a highway overpass: they pulled together multiple semi truck drivers to help shorten the fall. All lanes of 696 were closed at Coolidge in both directions as a man threatened suicide.   More…

Former Playboy bunny becomes world’s oldest lingerie model after stripping off at grand age of 83

A former playboy bunny has shared an important message about ageing after becoming the world’s oldest lingerie model. At the grand age of 83, Dorrie Jacobson happily poses in her underwear as part of her efforts to show growing old does not mean you have to stop being sexy.  More…

Roseanne helped John Goodman get sober

Ahead of their big revival premiere, Roseanne Barr and John Goodman recalled old times and discussed how Barr confronted her longtime co-star about his drinking problem during the original production of “Roseanne.”  More…

Bumped passenger scores $10K flight voucher after Twitter tirade

That’s one way to make the skies friendlier. An angry United Airlines passenger who was bumped from a flight Thursday finagled her way to a $10,000 flight voucher, according to a report. “It was the best flight delay ever,” passenger Allison Preiss, of Washington, DC.  More…

‘Free’quent flier has wings clipped after American Airlines takes away his unlimited pas

He’s the man who flew too much. Steve Rothstein bought a golden ticket from American Airlines in 1987 — granting him a lifetime of unlimited travel. He clocked more than 10 million miles and 10,000 flights. Everybody, even American’s CEO, knew his name.  More…

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…