Monday February 20, 2017

Archive for the ‘Hero’ Category

I am 82 years old and have the libido of a teenager

An 82-year-old singer-songwriter from New York City is looking for a good time. D’yan Forest says that while many of her friends have given up on sex, she’ll never stop craving intimacy. “It ain’t over ’til the fat lady’s dead,” Forest told The Post with a chuckle.  More…

Day care’s ‘Get off your phone’ sign goes viral

A day care in Texas has one message to parents picking up their children: Get off your phone. And it’s going viral. The sign read: “You are picking up your child! GET OFF YOUR PHONE!!!! Your child is happy to see you! Are you not happy to see your child??”  More…

Trump-loving artist gets to paint one for all the ‘snowflakes’

A controversial Trump-loving artist known for painting giant American flags was granted the honor of a lifetime. Scott Lobaido was greeted by screaming protesters at the pro-Trump “DeploraBall” party in Washington, DC, where he was asked to speed paint a flag in front of an audience of cheering supporters.  More…

FedEx Driver Breaks Up Flag Burning Protest in Iowa

Being American means standing up for your freedom, and one FedEx driver did just that. The video shows a group of protesters setting several American flags on fire during a rally Thursday in Iowa City, Ia., as a FedEx driver swoops in with a fire extinguisher to put out the flames.  More…

Why we loved Mary Tyler Moore

Not only did Moore play empowered, beloved characters on two classic series — airing in different decades, no less — but she did so with an elegance, grace and quirky humor previously unseen in a medium rife with cardboard-cutout characters.  More…

Dog rescues another dog with a stick

Amazing rescue of one dog saving another dog… or maybe he just wanted the stick.

Georgia shop owner opens fire and kills armed robber on camera

64-year-old Jimmy Groover and another employee can be seen in the footage standing behind the counter. Groover is distracted, but his employee can be seen raising his hands into the air as he tries to get Groover’s attention. Two armed men walk into frame, gun drawn, but as this happens Groover draws his own pistol, and opens fire. One of the men is hit, and goes down instantly.  More…

Man risked life to protect a mom during Florida airport shooting

A Rochester man risked his life to save a mother of two during the deadly gunfire that left five dead and eight wounded in the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday. Retired Electrician Tony Barosiewics threw himself on top of Annika Dean, whispering “I will protect you,” as bullets whizzed by.  More…

IBM unveils plan to hire 25,000 in US on eve of Trump meeting

US technology giant IBM said Tuesday it would hire 25,000 people in the country over the next four years, a day before President-elect Donald Trump meets with tech industry leaders.  More…

Terminally ill boy dies in Santa’s arms

All a terminally ill Nashville boy wanted for Christmas was to meet Santa Claus — and he did, and then died in Old St. Nick’s arms. The 5-year-old was minutes away from death when a nurse at the Tennessee hospital where he was being treated called in Kris Kringle to satisfy the boy’s dying wish.  More…

Navy admiral’s Pearl Harbor speech trolls Colin Kaepernick

A decorated US Navy admiral took the time to troll Colin Kaepernick during the 75th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration ceremony on Wednesday — saying those who died on that fateful day “never took a knee and never failed to stand” during the national anthem.  More…

This town gives Trump a second look after the Carrier deal

President-elect Donald Trump stunned the nation when Carrier said that they had worked out a deal to save at least 1,000 of the 1,400 jobs headed to Mexico. Trump’s pledge was dismissed by skeptics like Chuck Jones, the president of the local steelworkers union at the plant. Jones admitted he criticized Trump during the campaign for making improbable assurances — and was shocked when Trump got it done.  More…

Donald Trump invites TV executives to Trump Tower, then proceeds to give them all a beatdown

President-elect Donald Trump exploded at media bigs in a Trump Tower powow with 30 big network news anchors on Monday. “It was like a f—ing firing squad,” said one source. “Trump started with Jeff Zucker and said everyone at CNN is a liar and you should be ashamed,” then Trump went off on the rest in the room including an ABC debate host (Martha Raddatz) who cried on air when Hillary lost the election.  More…

Store owner is doing right by victim of lowlife

The owner of the East Harlem clothing store where a 93-year-old wheelchair-bound woman had a wad of cash snatched right out of her bra by a heartless thief has decided to pay it forward — and replace the woman’s stolen pension money.  More…

Box Office: ‘Sully’ Soaring to $32 Million Opening

Tom Hanks’ “Sully” is dominating the box office as the thriller-biopic heads for a $32 million weekend at 3,525 locations, early estimates showed Friday. That’s well above recent forecasts, which had placed the Warner Bros. film in the $25 million range.  More…