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Female Firefighters Host ‘Women’s History Month’ Recruitment Event At FDNY’s Training Facility

38 years ago a group of women who wanted to become firefighters were led by a young lawyer named Brenda Berkman, to storm into the all-male citadel of the FDNY.

Katrin Higher | March 13, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Hoverboards Are Officially Unsafe, Says The U.S. Government

Thursday U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) sent out an official notice to calling for new hoverboard safety regulations, after concluding their recent investigation into the popular and dangerous product. Retailers, manufacturers and importers…

Lauren Vinopal | February 19, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Fire At Planned Parenthood Clinic In Washington State Was Arson

Weeks after a major anti-abortion demonstration took place at a Washington State Planned Parenthood clinic, a fire broke out early Friday morning. As if they didn’t have enough to deal…

Katrin Higher | September 5, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Dream Man Rescues Ribs From Apartment Fire

Do you believe in modern heroes? Do you believe in true living, breathing princes? Have you considered the infinite possibilities of beauty that lie within each human being? If you…

Bronwyn Isaac | September 2, 2015 - 4:03 pm

Exclusive: Kina Grannis Premieres “The Fire” Official Music Video

If you don’t know who Kina Grannis is, you’ve been missing out. Kina just released her sophomore studio album, Elements, which earned her the #2 spot on iTunes Singer Songwriter…

Katie Oldenburg | June 27, 2014 - 10:30 am

Nightmare Squared: Snake On Fire Sets House On Fire

A snake set a house on fire. Wait. Let me back up because that sounds like a snake is guilty of arson. And we all know that’s not possible because…

Ami Angelowicz | March 24, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Kate Winslet Talks Escaping From That Fire

“I’m just glad that everyone is safe. And this easily could not have been the case … I will never forget Richard placing his arms around both my children as…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | August 29, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Justin Bieber Accidentally Lights Mom’s Hair On Fire

Earlier this week, Justin Bieber brought his mom, Pattie Mallette—yes the same one Playboy was desperate to get for a spread—on stage during a show in Berlin. It…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | April 9, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Wizards Are So Hot That They Set Hogwarts on Fire

A pyrotechnic malfunction? Please. Something tells me that a rambunctious Twihard is behind this. Last Friday, the set of the infamous “Harry Potter” wizardry school, Hogwarts, caught fire. Rumors erupted…

Kelli Bender | March 24, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Woman Finds Love Again After Being Burned Alive By An Abusive Ex

Why does it seem like some of the most unbelievable love stories are born out of tragedy? Did you see that documentary “Crazy Love” about the man who poured acid…

Ami Angelowicz | September 24, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Angry Ex-Wife Sets Fire To Husband’s Wedding

Talk about revenge gone seriously wrong. A woman in Kuwait was incredibly mad about how her ex-husband treated her. So when she found out he was getting remarried, she decided…

Nikki Dowling | August 17, 2009 - 5:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Greek Woman Sets British Man’s Junk On Fire

Bringing new meaning to the term “firecrotch,” a 26-year-old Greek woman on the island of Crete poured alcohol on a British tourist’s genitals and set them on fire. The woman…

Jessica Wakeman | August 7, 2009 - 7:45 pm

Bride Saves Family From House Fire While Still In Her Wedding Dress

Most of the time, we hear bad things about brides — they’re dressing their friends in unflattering polyester blends, or freaking out over a misplaced zinnia in a bouquet. But…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 1, 2009 - 7:15 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Shark Fin Soup, A Burning Man, And Premature Ejaculation

Shark fin consumption in Singapore more than doubled from 2006 to 2007, largely driven by an increase in wedding celebrations. Shark fin soup is popular at Chinese wedding banquets, where…

Catherine Strawn | May 15, 2008 - 12:00 pm