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Entries by Dean Praetorius from 10/2011

Dunder Mifflin Pyramid Tablet Released On 'The Office' (VIDEO)

Posted 10.01.2011 | Technology

Forget the Kindle Fire. Who needs an iPad 2? NBC's sitcom 'The Office' is unleashing the power of The Pyramid. Dunder Mifflin-Sabre brazenly jumped...

Boston Bus Ad Accidentally Mocks Red Sox 'Postseason' (PHOTO)

Posted 10.01.2011 | Sports

Talk about adding insult to injury. This bus ad seems to have appeared in Boston recently (whether or not it stuck around after the team's epic col...

Red Tide Causes Glow-In-The-Dark Blue Waves On San Diego Beaches (VIDEOS)

Posted 10.01.2011 | Green

Who knew red tide caused blue waves? San Diego's beaches are captivating many with an eerie nighttime phenomenon. It seems that "red tide" is causi...

Lori Dorn, Breast Cancer Survivor, Forced To Undergo Invasive TSA Pat Down Despite Identification Card

Posted 10.01.2011 | Travel

Medical ID cards exist for a reason. So instances like this don't happen. Lori Dorn, wife of Laughing Squid blogger Scott Beale, found herself humi...

Mariah Slick, Student With Down Syndrome, Crowned Homecoming Queen In Texas (VIDEO)

Posted 10.02.2011 | Impact

Mariah Slick is the first Azle High School homecoming queen with Down syndrome. The high school senior, according to KVUE, never expected that her ...

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory Provides X-Ray And Ultraviolet Images Of the Sun (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.02.2011 | Green

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has been providing some stunning images of the sun since early 2010, but recently it began releasing daily ima...

Special Needs Teacher Accused Of Using Vinegar-Soaked Cotton Balls To Discipline Students (VIDEO)

Posted 10.02.2011 | Education

A Katy, Texas, special needs teacher is under fire for allegedly engaging in some highly questionable discipline practices. According to KPRC, Pam ...

Demias Jimerson, Arkansas Football Prodigy, Banned From Scoring More Touchdowns (VIDEO)

Posted 10.02.2011 | Sports

Demias Jimerson is so good he's no longer allowed to score. The 11-year-old Arkansas football prodigy has been slapped with a little-known rule ins...

Nancy Pelosi Debt Chart Goes Viral Again, Despite Misleading Data About Obama, Bush

Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

Sometimes data does lie. The chart below has been incredibly viral in recent days, making its way across the internet in one form or another, reach...

ALMA Telescope Offers New Look At Antennae Galaxies (IMAGES)

Posted 10.05.2011 | Technology

The Atacama Large Millimetre/sub-millimetre Array (ALMA) telescope in northern Chile has opened its eyes for the first time, and the results are a sol...

Steve Jobs' Legacy Honored On Apple Site With Obituary, Photo

Posted 10.05.2011 | Technology

In the wake of the death of visionary Apple co-founder Steven P. Jobs the company has posted a tribute to him directly on its site. As news broke o...

Westboro Baptist Church Leader, Margie J. Phelps, Tweets Picket Of Steve Jobs Funeral From An iPhone

Posted 10.06.2011 | Religion

Steve Jobs' death has garnered a number of reactions, but none as bizarre as this. Westboro Baptist Church leader Margie J. Phelps has announced th...

Guns On College Campuses? Oregon Court Allows Permit Holders To Bring Guns To School Grounds

Posted 10.06.2011 | College

Oregon has become the latest state to allow permit holders to bring weapons to their college campuses. The Oregon Court of Appeals overturned a lon...

Ohio High School Player Pricks Opposing Team With Tack, Sends 27 To The Hospital (VIDEO)

Posted 10.06.2011 | Sports

This is poor sportsmanship at its finest. Following Washington Court House High School's 26-0 rout of McLain High, 27 members of the losing team fo...

Quadruple Rainbow PHOTO: Phenomenon Captured On Camera For The First Time (POLL)

Posted 10.06.2011 | Green

Behold, the world's first quadruple rainbow. Don't see it? No worries, you're not alone. That's because the bands you can see are actually the t...

Steve Jobs' Personal Life Was Kept From The Public Eye, Remained Highly Secretive

Posted 10.07.2011 | AOL

Steve Jobs was famous -- even infamous -- for keeping Apple's best secrets closely guarded, but it turns out he kept his private life even more shroud...

Hertz Suspends 34 Muslim Bus Drivers For Praying On the Job

Posted 10.07.2011 | Religion

"If you guys pray, you go home." That's what Hertz shuttle driver Zainab Aweis recounted her manager as saying, according to CBS. A recent polic...

Eric Kettani, New England Patriots Player, To Report For Navy Duty

Posted 10.07.2011 | Sports

Eric Kettani is a true Patriot. The former U.S. Naval Academy fullback and New England Patriots practice squad player has been called for immediate...

Giant 'Kraken' Lair Discovered: Sea Monster May Have Preyed On Ichthyosaurs (VIDEO)

Posted 10.10.2011 | Green

The mythical kraken might not have been around long enough to take down ships, but it very well may have been able to feast on dinosaurs larger than s...

Moose Stuck In A Pool In New Hampshire, Dramatic Rescue Ensues (VIDEO)

Posted 10.10.2011 | Weird News

How many New Englanders does it take to pull a moose from a pool? This time, it took a team of nine firefighters and police to drag this pool-crash...

World's Oldest Car Goes For $4.6 Million At Auction (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.10.2011 | Business

Few would have guessed that the world's oldest car would have sold for $2 million more than expected. The 1884 De Dion Bouton et Trepardoux Dos-a-D...

Prison Porn Ban Sparks Inmate Protests

Posted 10.11.2011 | Weird News

Porn and prison don't quite go hand in hand. At least that's how the Connecticut Department of Correction feels, as they announced a ban on pornogr...

Ricky Martin, Lance Bass, And Others Wish Twitter Users A 'Happy National Coming Out Day!' (TWEETS)

Posted 10.11.2011 | Gay Voices

Happy National Coming Out Day! The twitterverse has been a buzz all day, as people have been stepping up to support the day, encouraging those read...

Baby Spiders In Nest Go Crazy (VIDEO)

Posted 10.11.2011 | Green

You don't need to have arachnophobia for this to give you the shivers. YouTube user Aceblade uploaded this doozy of a video, where a baby spider ne...

Mind-Blowing Sex? Amnesia Could Be Caused By Sex, New Report Suggests

Posted 10.12.2011 | Healthy Living

A 54-year-old woman must have had the best sex ever. In fact, doctors at Georgetown University Hospital believe it resulted in short-term global am...