Category Archive: USA

May 19 2014

Bad News: Russia Blocks NASA’s Access to the ISS

Due to US reactions to the recent unpleasantness in the Ukraine, Russia has blocked NASA‘s access to the International Space Station and most of the rest of space. Not that they’re standing on the porch with shotguns or anything yelling at anyone who sets foot on the lawn, instead Russia has closed the bay doors …

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May 15 2014

I Just Learned Something: Most Common 3rd Languages Spoken in US States

Have you ever wondered what is the most common language spoken in any given US state aside from English and Spanish? Yeah me neither. But now that we have an answer I am not surprised I didn’t wonder. I wouldn’t have guessed most of these. Some of these aren’t surprising, like French in Louisiana and …

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May 15 2014

That was Close: Huge Boulder Almost Smashes Church

A construction crew working near Grace Ministries Church in Saugus, Massachusetts almost landed a huge boulder on the church when blasting it out of the ground just up the hill. Luckily the whole thing was caught on film for out enjoyment. No so luckily, the guy filming doesn’t know about filming in landscape mode so …

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May 09 2014

Want: Helicopter Truck Hybrid

What is the coolest way to get to work? “By jet pack.” Ok, what’s the second coolest way? “Hoverboard.” Fine. What’s the coolest way that actually exists? “Heli-truck.” You cheated, you peeked at the title didn’t you? “Of course, what kind of an idiot do you take me for?” A complete idiot. The company Advanced …

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May 09 2014

Application Denied: Lawer’s Bid to Marry his Porn-Filled Laptop Turned Down

At what point is a person no longer fit to represent themselves in court? Probably right after they deny counsel. How about this one, when is a person no longer fit to represent others in court? Probably long before you find out that they intend to marry their porn-filled laptop. Chris Sevier, who has been …

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May 05 2014

Glad I’m not There: Baltimore Sinkhole Eats a Street Full of Cars

I hope you’re all having a Feliz Cinco de Mayo and that you’ve inadvertently offended at least one person with your misinterpretation of that this day means in Mexican history. That being said… Sinkholes are Mother Natures way of reminding you that you are nothing more than a tiny, hairy finger food to her. Every …

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Apr 29 2014

Oxymoron: Upscale Taco Bell

You know what an oxymoron is right? Good, because I’m not about to explain it. Taco Bell CEO Greg Creed told Restaurant News that the new chain targets wealthier customers who are “edgy in how they live their lives but not necessarily in how they eat.” Diners will be able to nosh on the “One …

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Apr 25 2014

Gross: Tennessee Teen Arrested with Loaded Gun Hidden in her Lady Parts

Sorry no pictures of the actual event. Now get your mind out of the gutter and listen to this. A teen from Tennessee was taken into custody for driving without a license. Upon closer inspection officers found she was hiding considerably more that they had anticipated. Dallas Archer, 19, was arrested at around 3:15 p.m. …

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Apr 24 2014

Wish I was There: Cleveland Released 1.5 Million Balloons

Ok, so this isn’t exactly news, but only reporting news would be restricting so we’ll just ignore that. The same way you try to ignore those teens wearing restricting pants who stand by your car in the parking lot and smoke. What are they doing out there? Why can’t they stand somewhere else? I don’t …

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Apr 23 2014

That was Close: Senator Nearly Hit by Train During Saftey Talk

If you ever needed someone to do something dumb you need look no further than your closest politician. Case in point… United States Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) was nearly struck by a speeding train during a press conference on Friday — at a conference about commuter safety, no less. The conference, which was held on …

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