Sunday September 23, 2018

Archive for the ‘Hero’ Category

Cosby Show actor Geoffrey Owens opens up after grocery store shaming

“The Cosby Show” actor Geoffrey Owens is proud to be working at Trader Joe’s despite some news reports shaming him for working at a grocery store. Owens had been working at the cult favorite grocery store chain for 15 months before the reports came out over the weekend. While he remains passionate about acting and still pursues roles, he had to turn to Trader Joe’s in order to better support his family.  More…

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…

Man bitten by shark, bear, snake in less than 4 years

A Colorado man achieved a distinction last week that few people would probably want to match. When Dylan McWilliams was bitten by a shark Thursday in Hawaii, it meant he had been bitten by a shark, a bear and a rattlesnake – all in less than four years.  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…

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…

District Will Suspend Kids Who Leave Class To Protest Florida Shooting

“We are here for an education and not a political protest.” That’s is the message from Needville ISD Superintendent Curtis Rhodes Tuesday in response to a call by political groups for students to walk out of class to protest gun issues in the wake of the Florida school shooting.  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…

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…

Bahamas boy saved from four sharks by camera man’s warning

Drone footage from the Bahamas shows the shocking moment a boy narrowly escapes from a school of sharks after they rushed towards him while he played in the water. The footage, captured by drone cameraman Artem Tkachenko, shows the excited boy rush into the sea. He swims straight into the path of the four sharks and is completely unaware of them as they try to surround him.  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…

Confessions of a Butterball Turkey Talk-Line operator

It’s Thanksgiving morning and you haven’t defrosted the turkey. Who ya gonna call? Probably Butterball’s Turkey Talk-Line, where 50 professionally trained operators are there to help. “We’ve heard it all,” says Nicole Johnson, the hotline’s co-director. “People ask if they can thaw their turkey with an electric blanket, a Jacuzzi and even in the dishwasher on the rinse cycle.  More…

Maroon 5 Perform in NYC Subway in Disguise with Jimmy Fallon

Robbery thwarted when victim pulls out concealed gun

An attempted robbery in Detroit did not go as planned when the intended victim pulled out a gun and started shooting in a harrowing incident caught on high-definition surveillance video. Detroit police said Sanchez Quinn, 29, attempted to rob two men at gunpoint outside a supermarket Sunday night when he was met with huge resistance.  More…