The Biggest Fireworks Displays Across the Country
Forget about the dawn's early light, this Fourth of July is all about the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air and maybe even a couple of spiders. Those are the ones that, well, look kind of like a spider, anyway. In honor of the Fourth, here are 10 great fireworks displays throughout the country. If you ...
10 Adorable Kids Singing ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ [VIDEOS]
For a professional singer, there are few gaffes more embarrassing than flubbing a line from 'The Star Spangled Banner.' (Are you listening, Christina Aguilera?) But when these pint-sized patriots get caught up on the lyrics, well, it's just flat-out adorable. The more mess ...
10 America-Themed Songs for the Fourth of July
American popular music has been around since before America even declared its independence. ‘Yankee Doodle,’ anyone? That classic was sung by Colonial American soldiers as early as The French and Indian War. Since then, our country has established one of the richest musical traditions in the world. Many songs even deal with America itself, from ‘God Bless America’ to ‘God Bless the USA.’ Here’s a
Red White and Blue Recipes: How to Plan a Tasty Fourth of July
Our founding fathers weren’t messing around when they decided on red, white and blue. When it comes to planning a Fourth of July menu, neither should you. Three colors are more than enough to plan a five-star meal. Below, check out some delicious recipes to help you celebrate our nation’s birthday in style.
Poor, Poor Ci the Sheepdog Is Scared of Sheep [VIDEO]
Counting sheep is a relaxing way to fall asleep, unless you’re Ci the border collie, in which case it would most likely lead to frightening night terrors. Ci may technically be a sheepdog, but he’s also afraid of sheep, a fear that dates all the way back to puppyhood. According to his 54-year-old owner Jane Lippington, the sheep herding instinct is definitely present in Ci, but instinct can only t
Digital Camera Found With Photos Still Intact After Four Years at Sea
When Aptos, California resident Peter Govaars went with his daughter to examine the the damage that a two-day storm had wrought on nearby Hidden Beach, he discovered the skeleton of a digital camera. It was beaten and battered by the ocean but, amazingly, the memory card was still intact. After opening and cleaning the card with rubbing alcohol to remove the salt and sand, Govars inserted it into
British Citizens Dress Like the Undead for Zombie Awareness [VIDEO]
A group of about 200 concerned citizens dressed as zombies this weekend and marched through the British city of Leicester to highlight the city’s lack of preparation for an uprising of the undead. After Leicester resident Robert Ainsley learned (via a freedom of information request) that the city did not have a zombie contingency plan built into its emergency preparations, he and 26-year-old po
Memorable TV Dads: 10 Dads We Wish We Could Call Our Own [VIDEOS]
With television sets in just about every home these days, it’s hard not to think of the fathers of TV as family members of our own. From Homer Simpson, to Tim Taylor to Cliff Huxtable, we love TV dads for all of their charms and imperfections, and on this Father’s Day, it’s time for us to say thanks. Below, check out our 10 favorite TV dads, fathers we wish we could call our own.
Orangutan Rescues a Drowning Baby Chick in Heartwarming Video
A 12-year-old Bornean orangutan named Jorong became a viral sensation this week when video surfaced of him rescuing a seemingly injured moorhen chick from drowning in a pond inside his enclosure. The four-minute long, one-ape, one-leaf rescue effort took place at the Dublin Zoo in Ireland sometime before 2008 when Jorong was moved to a zoo in Western England as part of an international breeding pr
World’s Ugliest Ties – 10 Ties You Shouldn’t Buy Dad for Father’s Day
What makes a truly hideous tie? Is it the color? The shape? The presence of marine life? The truth is, there’s no one answer, which is why we’ve given you 10. It doesn’t matter how you knot it, ties don’t get much worse than this. Check out 10 ties to avoid buying for Father’s Day.
Sexiest Celebrity Dads
Unlike most dads, celebrity dads are super sexy. That’s why they’re celebrities (and dads). You see how that works? You guys know where babies come from, right? Without further adieu, here’s the eye candy, just in time for Father’s Day. ...