200 Mistreated Chihuahuas Rescued from Pennsylvania Home
More than 200 Chihuahuas were removed from a Benton, Pennsylvania home yesterday after officials deemed the environment dangerous to the dogs’ well-being. While it’s a terribly sad story to be sure, at least the internet community can breathe a sigh of relief that it …
Toddler Really Hates His Temporary Tattoo
Most kids, especially boys, love temporary tattoos. (They’re second only to, say, stickers.) But the toddler in this video seems to have some serious regret over his ink and cries out in despair. It’s okay, buddy. It’ll come off with rubbing alcohol. W…
Heroic Bus Driver Catches Girl After Three-Story Plunge
A bus driver became a hero on Monday when he caught a seven-year-old autistic girl in his arms after she fell three stories from a building in New York City. The remarkable rescue was caught on tape.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Olympic Soccer Player Hope Solo
While soccer isn’t nearly as popular here as it is in other parts of the world, it seems to get its due in the US during the Olympics, at least. And when the women’s national soccer team won gold after a hotly-contested battle against Brazil at the 2008 Games in Beiji…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Olympic Tennis Players Bob and Mike Bryan
The 2012 US Olympic tennis team roster — which includes Serena and Venus Williams and Andy Roddick just to name a few — reads like a who’s who of the sport. But to casual fans, brothers Bob and Mike Bryan may not be as instantly recognizable.
Woman Bravely Rescues Kids in Runaway Van
A quick-thinking woman bravely put herself in harm’s way to rescue two children in a runaway van recently. And although the woman’s rescue attempt didn’t quite go according to plan, she somehow managed to stop the vehicle before it rolled into the midd…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Olympic Swimmer Missy Franklin
Many of the 49 men and women who make up this year’s US swimming squad — like Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Jessica Hardy and Rebecca Soni — have years of experience. But fresh-faced Missy Franklin is a relative newcomer to the sport.
Irish Terrier Literally Leaps for Joy After Finding Owner
As any animal lover knows, dogs are capable of feeling intense joy. (If cats feel it, by contrast, they sure don’t seem to show it.) As proof, check out this video of an Irish Terrier that literally leaps for joy after it finds its owner hiding nearby.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps
At 27 years old, swimmer Michael Phelps is at the top of his game. He’s won countless honors, awards and medals during his career, leading some to describe him as the greatest athlete in history to ever grace the sport.
Rare Lizard Looks Remarkably Like The Amazing Spider-Man
It might seem at first like the image below has been altered in Photoshop, but this lizard really does look like everyone’s favorite Web-Slinger. Er, is this your friendly neighborhood Spider-Lizard?