Five years ago Monday, 11 men died on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig—despite Manning’s effort to save their lives. Let me explain.
Have you ever heard the expression "a stitch in time saves nine"? How about "Trust in God, but tie up your camels"? Or "better safe than sorry"? We humans have a hilarious abundance of phrases that mean the same thing -- when in doubt, we should err on the side of caution. Show More Summary
Sinatra was a gigantic baby, the year was 1915, the setting was the family's kitchen, and the midwife had to call for the doctor, who arrived, with forceps, to save the mother. The doctor cut the cord and laid the boy - huge and blue,...Show More Summary
micro10x/Shutterstock By Kyle James If you're an avid deal hunter like me, there is no doubt that outlet shopping can be a great way to save money. To maximize your savings, you need to know these tricks. 1. Know Your "Outlet" Store "Outlet" stores come in three flavors: factory stores, actual outlet stores, and conventional retail stores. Show More Summary
Suzanna Braun, who experienced the horrors of the Holocaust and defied death at least three times, believes she survived because of her determination to save her sister — and some divine intervention. The first time she beat death was sheer luck. Suzanna was just two weeks shy of 16 when she,...
This is the Dragon Cake Pan available from ThinkGeek ($25). It produces cakes that look like a dragon wrapped around three eggs. If you ever buy one and use it, you should lie to your friends and tell them you actually carved the cake. Anyone who believes you is gullible and should be taken advantage of at every opportunity. Keep going for a closeup of a baked cake.
A reader forwarded me a story from CrownHeights.info which I'm just sort of at a loss of words over. It's a story about a 22 year old woman who was returning from Israel on Transaero. One of the (many) problems with the story is that...Show More Summary
My heart must have skipped a beat when I saw Nadia Mara turn and start to approach me. I knew who she was — one
I began the cult following of The Rocky Horror Picture Show — and it saved my life.
Recently, I saw this infographic about the average American budget in 2013 and it left me thinking about the stories people tell about their money. It’s no secret that many people live paycheck to paycheck. 76% of Americans live paycheck...Show More Summary
For 30 seconds this morning, the most important word in gaming was BEEFER. That's if you happened to be on the number 27, racing along the south coast towards Brighton, anyway, and if you were the man sat next to me on the upper deck, who was trying to play BEEFER in a game of Spelltower. Show More Summary
All-time classic news report by Global’s Alan Carter. His delivery is so perfect, so deadpan, he should be up for a Pulitzer (cf. “Why are you shaming me?”). Meanwhile, there’s good news and bad news here for progressive politicians. Bad news: it’s a very diverse group, these protestors, the type of group that typically always […]
If you’re like me and have way too many pictures and screenshots saved on your Android device, you’ll want to check out this free app that makes it a snap to clean out your gallery. If you’ve ever used Tinder to find a date, the interface should seem familiar. Show More Summary
Let me finish with the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, who was shot 150 years ago today. He was killed because he fought and won a war that saved the union.
I'm a sweet, well-raised, Jesus lovin' mama who helps in my kids' classrooms, lends a hand to a friend or a charity and if I can, saves some trees in the process. I try to set a good example for my kids -- I do, but nothing makes me want to spit and cuss in public more than you idiots who continue to text and drive. Show More Summary
Rita Wilson has revealed she has breast cancer, news she hopes will encourage other women to get a second opinion when it comes to their health. "No one ever thinks to get [a second opinion on pathology]. That's what saved me," she told The Huffington Post. Show More Summary
When you think hybrid, you think fuel efficiency and green motoring. But, hybrid vehicles often cost more from the outset to purchase. Is the extra cost going to save you money in the long run? That’s the question CarAdvice reader Esther wanted an answer to. Q: Which car would save me more money in the long [...]
In an effort to save lives before "kitten season" floods animal shelters, PETA is offering free spay/neuter surgeries for cats throughout the month of April. The post You’ve Gotta Be ‘Kitten’ Me: A Month of Free Cat Spays appeared first on PETA.
Save me Mr. Tako! is a upcoming action platformer for Steam and Wii U from Christoph Galanti. The game wears its The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening inspirations on it's sleave, but that doesn't bother me a bit. Other than a few outliers...Show More Summary
I know what you’re going to say. Our parents didn’t fly out to save us when we got sick at college.