Go for a Ride in a Formula One Race Car Without Leaving Your Living Room
Going for a ride in a high performance race car might look like a blast, but it’s quite dangerous if you don’t know what you’re doing. These are powerful, fuel injected vehicles that respond to the slightest movements and reactions. One slight turn or brake can mean the different between setting a world record for the fastest lap on the Circuits of the Americas or the most compound fractures susta
These Milkshakes Can Stop Your Heart Just From Looking at Them
Milkshakes might make for the ultimate summer treat but they can be among the unhealthiest. In fact, a Baskin-Robbins Oreo flavored milkshake once earned the dishonor of being dubbed the “Most Unhealthy Food in America.” The only reason it won is because these weren’t part of the submission process.
15 Obvious Discoveries from the Least Surprising Scientific Studies
Science has done a lot of great things in our time. It’s brought mankind to the surface of the moon and back. It has given us a bountiful supply of food. It has created super-stretch waistbands on pants for people who are as big as the moon because they consume too much food.
Study Shows Siri May Not Be As Smart As It Thinks It Is
Apple’s Siri app turned a lot of heads and ears when the iPhone 4S first hit the shelves. The voice controlled app looked and sounded like something from an Arthur C. Clarke novel. However, it may not bring us any closer to having a real HAL 9000 computer (and considering what happened in ’2001: A Space Odyssey,’ maybe we should be thankful for that).
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Nora Ephron
The news of writer and director Nora Ephron’s passing came as a shock to many because even in her old age, she still seemed as vibrant, optimistic and self-effacing as ever in her writing and her style.
Legendary Cartoon Voice Actor June Foray Wins First Emmy at 94
One of the living legends of animation has finally been rewarded for her pioneering work. June Foray, an actress who has provided voiceover work for such cartoons as ‘The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show’ and ‘Looney Tunes,’ among others, received her first Emmy for her television work at 94 years old.
13 Reasons Why You Should Quit Your Job
The job market might not be so stellar but that doesn’t mean you have to stay with a company that stifles your creativity, demeans you for their profit or makes you spend long hours away from your loved ones. But enough about every job that ever existed.
15 of the Strangest Job Interview Questions You Can Possibly Ask
There are fewer high stress situations than a job interview. You’re being asked to endure intensely private scrutiny that a proctologist would find invasive and have to pretend to be interested in the boring speeches and conversation of a man who you will spend the rest of your life pretending is not boring and interesting.
Towed Car Earns Columbus Department of Safety a $500 Billion Lawsuit
An Ohio woman took the phrase “frivolous lawsuit” to a new level with her lawsuit over her towed car. Michelle R. Mathis of Columbus, Ohio asked for $500 billion in damages from the city after they impounded her 2002 Saturn SC2.
5th Grader Gets an Absence Excuse Note from President Obama
10-year-old Ryan Sullivan got more than just an autograph from President Barack Obama. He got an excuse note from him as well. The President was on a fundraising tour this week in Minnesota and his hometown of Chicago, Illinois as part of his reelection campaign. One of the stops was at a Honeywell manufacturing plant in Minnesota.