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Kiddie Beat-Down School

Kiddie Beat-Down School

Chuck Shepherd January 19, 2017 Comments Off on Kiddie Beat-Down School

An estimated 3.2 million kids aged 5-12 take mixed-martial-arts classes, training to administer beatdowns modeled after the adults’ Ultimate Fighting Championships, according to a report in ESPN magazine, which profiled the mohawked Derek “Crazy”

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The Future Of Travel

The Future Of Travel

Chuck Shepherd January 5, 2017 Comments Off on The Future Of Travel

Australian aviator David Mayman has promised investors that his jet packs will hit the market by mid-2017. Early clients will pay $250,000 for one. The device is said to fly a person at up

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Don’t Drink & Forklift Drive

Don’t Drink & Forklift Drive

Chuck Shepherd December 15, 2016 Comments Off on Don’t Drink & Forklift Drive

Ashley Basich, 49, was arrested in Cheyenne, Wy., and charged with DUI after police found her using an industrial forklift to pick up and move a van that she said was blocking her driveway.

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Clean Off The Gravel First

Clean Off The Gravel First

Chuck Shepherd December 1, 2016 Comments Off on Clean Off The Gravel First

Thousands flocked to the annual Roadkill Cooking Festival in Marlinton, W.V., in September. It featured an array of “tasting” dishes — black bear, possum, elk, snapping turtle. Judges deducted points if the “chef” had

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Compelling Explanations

Compelling Explanations

Chuck Shepherd November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Compelling Explanations

— In September, Charles Lawrence III, 60, was sentenced to eight years in prison for attempted sexual assault despite his claim that it was just bad eyesight that caused the problem. He had arrived

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Goldfish Revisited

Goldfish Revisited

Chuck Shepherd November 4, 2016 Comments Off on Goldfish Revisited

— Emma Marsh of Kuraby, Australia, shelled out $500 in September for emergency medical care to remove the pebble stuck in her goldfish Conquer’s throat. Brisbane’s Courier-Mail noted that the $500 could have bought

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Super Size-Me

Super Size-Me

Chuck Shepherd October 21, 2016 Comments Off on Super Size-Me

At 700 pounds, 27-year-old Texan Monica Riley is the most recent “super-sized” woman to exhibit herself semi-nude for fans who watch as morbidly obese people eat. She told the celebrity news site Barcroft Media

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Pizza Hut Turntable Boxes

Pizza Hut Turntable Boxes

Chuck Shepherd October 7, 2016 Comments Off on Pizza Hut Turntable Boxes

Pizza Hut announced that it had finally mastered the technology it needed to turn its cardboard delivery boxes into turntables for customers. The turntable boxes will be made available shortly in five stores in

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Virtual Fandom

Virtual Fandom

Chuck Shepherd September 15, 2016 Comments Off on Virtual Fandom

The phenomenal Japanese singer Hatsune Miku is coming off of a sold-out, 10-city North American concert tour that featured high-energy audiences — blocks-long lines to get in; raucous crowd participation and hefty souvenir sales.

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Win Lottery, Invest In Meth Lab

Win Lottery, Invest In Meth Lab

Chuck Shepherd September 2, 2016 Comments Off on Win Lottery, Invest In Meth Lab

Ronnie Music, Jr., 45, won a scratch-off lottery prize of $3 million in Waycross, Ga. He must have thought he was on a roll, because he soon flipped the money into a Georgia methamphetamine

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