911 Dispatcher Falls Asleep and Snores During Emergency Call
In an incident that’s sure to rattle your faith in emergency services, a 911 dispatcher in Maryland nodded off and started snoring after taking a panicked call from a woman whose husband had stopped breathing. Yeesh. Not a great time to fall asleep on the job, guy.
Full-Scale Brawl Erupts During Lacrosse Game
When you think of sports that incite all-out brawls, soccer and hockey generally come to mind. But lacrosse? Eh, not so much.
Preventing Death in Cribs — CDC Says Keep Them Empty [VIDEO]
It’s no secret that certain kinds of cribs — especially the drop-side variety — can pose a danger to your children. But a new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that toys, bumpers and blankets kept in cribs can be hazardous, as well.
Should Pizza Be Considered a Vegetable in School Lunches? Politician Says ‘No Way’ [VIDEO]
As a way to help promote healthy eating among children, US Rep. Jared Polis has introduced legislation which would redefine the Department of Agriculture’s classification of pizza as a vegetable in school lunches.
Australian Council Considers Crazy 400 Percent ‘Fat Tax’ Against Fast Food Joints [VIDEO]
As part of an effort to fight obesity, Darebin Council in northern Melbourne, Australia, is considering a “fat tax” which would impose whopping rate increases on fast food giants like McDonald’s and KFC.
Watch the Best Father and Daughter Bat Mitzvah Dance Ever
In this video, a slow father-daughter dance at a bat mitzvah turns into a lengthy choreographed extravaganza. This isn’t the first dance medley at a formal function we’ve seen, of course, but it may very well be the most awesomely awkward.
Well, Duh! New Study Confirms That TV Inspires Kids to Eat More Junk Food
In a study confirming what most of us have probably suspected all along, researchers have found that television encourages young people to eat more junk food and paves the way to obesity and other significant health issues.
Is Your Baby Overweight? New Study Says Most Moms Can’t Tell
Many parents believe that a chubby baby is a healthy baby, but this may not necessarily be the case.
Texas School Has Been Misspelling Its Own Name for Nearly Nine Years
An elementary school in Forth Worth, Texas, is finally correcting its name after having misspelled it for nearly nine years. Oops! That can’t bode well for literacy rates.
Which Cars Do Americans Refuse to Buy? [PHOTOS]
Americans may have an enduring love affair with cars dating back more than 100 years, but there are some models we refuse to drive off the lot.
Scientists Trace Virus Outbreak to…A Reusable Grocery Bag?
Reusable grocery bags are supposed to cut down on plastic waste and help the environment, but officials in Oregon recently learned they can also be breeding grounds for dangerous pathogens.
Cute Kid Defies Sleep for Ice Cream Cone
When sleep strikes a child, it can do so at the most inopportune time, even in the middle of a tasty snack. But the adorable kid in this video doesn’t let that stop him as he snoozes and noshes on an ice cream cone at the same time.