Pamela Brun of Chesterfield, Virginia, had a stressful few hours when she lost her wedding rings on the same day her husband was having open heart surgery. Fortunately, her rings were returned by a good Samaritan. But what was Pamela doing when she lost her rings? Oh, just changing her bird’s diaper. Keep reading »
Rick Chap’s cat Buddy knew something was wrong when his owner had a heart attack on his kitchen floor. Rick’s wife Jennifer was in her home office and completely unaware that her husband was in crisis. The normally docile Buddy sprang to action, running to Jennifer and meowing, scratching and jumping until he got her attention. Because of Buddy, Jennifer wandered into the kitchen where she was able to call for help and give Rick CPR. Without their kitty’s heroic actions, Jennifer would never have found her husband in time. Buddy is a rescued stray, so it’s no wonder that karma came back around and made the Chaps’ kind act of adoption the best favor they ever did themselves! [CNN]
Going-out dresses still aren’t tight enough for you? Meet Fabrican, a spray-on fabric that can be used to make clothes that mold to your body.
Fabrican has been in the making since 2000, and is kind of revolutionary in a “Jetsons” sort of way. It was developed for use on runway models who need tight, perfectly-fitted coverage quickly and will likely be in stores soon for us regular folks. Keep reading »
As much as the trend of turning popular movies into Broadway musicals (“Once,” “Hairspray,” “Billy Elliot,” “Matilda,” “Ghost,” maybe “The Princess Bride”) makes me worry about that we’ll never see another original idea ever again, I can’t say I don’t enjoy the adaptations. The latest movie to see its moment under the stage lights is … drumroll please … “Shakespeare in Love.” Get excited, world! Keep reading »
Watch a lot of talking animal movies as a kid? Me, too. For years I was sure my pets could talk and were holding out on me. For a Minnesota man, this is basically his reality and I am totally jealous. Marcus’ cat George can say “hello,” and it is absolutely adorable. Sadly, he doesn’t have much of a vocabulary beyond “hello.” But color me impressed anyway. [CNN]
Filed under “My Worst Nightmare Come To Life”: meet a gentleman who waxes with packing tape. Yes, he waxes with packing tape. How does he stay in one piece!? Keep reading »
Not all is lost to the Grinch this holiday season: Black Friday deal-hunters seem to be camping out earlier every year, and most major stores are starting the shopping frenzy early in the morning on Thanksgiving Day. Well, finally there’s some sanity this year: Costco, Nordstrom and BJ’s Wholesale Club refuse to take part in that fun-sucking disaster. This makes me pretty happy for their thousands of employees who were no doubt dreading having to work on a holiday that’s all about family time.
“Our employees work especially hard during the holiday season, and we simply believe that they deserve the opportunity to spend Thanksgiving with their families,” Paul Latham, the company’s Costco’s VP for membership and marketing, told The Huffington Post. “Nothing more complicated than that.” Keep reading »
Yesterday at a Richardson High School assembly in Texas, students got some … interesting … relationship advice. Motivational speaker Justin Lookadoo — now appropriately deemed #LookADouche by the students — shared questionable “tips” such as telling students that “dateable girls know how to shut up.”
I’m sure that went over wonderfully with fragile 14-year-olds’ self-esteem. Keep reading »
Here is a puppy chewing on stairs, because who doesn’t need to see a puppy chewing on the stairs? Nobody, that’s who. The stairs must taste pretty good because that little guy just won’t quit. My favorite part is when he takes a break and yawns because, well, chewing on things is pretty darn exhausting. [Jezebel]