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Entries by Dominique Mosbergen from 11/2012

Joseph Harasym, Staten Island Teen, Is One Of Many Amazing Hurricane Sandy Survivors

Posted 11.01.2012 | Teen

As the Northeast begins paving a road to recovery following the widespread destruction wreaked by Hurricane Sandy, moving stories of survival and hero...

Amsterdam Cannabis Cafes To Stay Open To All As Mayor Drops Tourist Drug Ban

Posted 11.01.2012 | World

A law that would have banned foreigners from using Amsterdam's famous cannabis cafes has been dropped by the city's mayor just mere months after the N...

Daniel Jenky, Illinois Catholic Bishop, Orders Anti-Obama Letter To Be Read In Diocese

Posted 11.01.2012 | Religion

Earlier this year, a Roman Catholic bishop came under fire from the Anti-Defamation League and others for comparing President Barack Obama to Joseph S...

NFL, Players' Union Donate $1 Million To Red Cross Sandy Relief Effort

Posted 11.01.2012 | Impact

NEW YORK — The NFL and the players' union are combining to donate $1 million to the American Red Cross to help in the recovery efforts in the No...

John Votta, NYU 'Timekeeper,' Dies At Age 70 (VIDEO)

Posted 11.02.2012 | College

John "Johnnie" Votta may not be famous around the world, but his death has marked the end of an era for legions of New Yorkers and NYU students. V...

Most Republicans Believe In Demon Possession, Less Than Half Believe In Climate Change: Report

Posted 11.02.2012 | Religion

A new poll reveals the majority of registered Republican voters believe that demonic possession is a real phenomenon. The "Halloween-centric" poll...

Mark Cuban Offers Donald Trump $1 Million To Shave His Head (VIDEO, TWEETS) [UPDATED]

Posted 11.02.2012 | Sports

Multimillionaire Mark Cuban has offered Donald Trump $1 million to shave his head. According to Fox 4 News, Cuban, owner of the NBA's Dallas Maver...

Top 250 Movies In Less Than 3 Minutes: YouTube Mashup Captures IMDb Favorites (VIDEO)

Posted 11.02.2012 | Entertainment

Want to watch the top 250 movies of all time in less than 3 minutes? Well, you're in luck. In this amazing movie mashup, YouTube user Jonathan Keog...

Nor'easter To Pummel New York, New Jersey This Week; Storm Will Bring More Winds, Brutal Cold (VIDEO)

Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

As New York and New Jersey continue to feel the devastating effects of Superstorm Sandy, another brutal weather phenomenon is headed to the storm-batt...

Mitt Romney Talks Mormonism, YouTube Clip From 2007 Interview Goes Viral (VIDEO)

Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

A video showing Mitt Romney discussing his Mormon faith has become a viral sensation in the days leading up to the election. The YouTube video, wh...

Pakistan Parents Say They Murdered Daughter In 'Honor Killing' Because She Looked At A Boy

Posted 11.05.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD -- A Pakistani couple accused of killing their 15-year-old daughter by pouring acid on her carried out the attack because she sullied the fa...

Quidditch Pong: College Student Louis Mensinger Invents Drinking Game That Harry Potter Would Love (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.05.2012 | College

America may no longer be glowing scarlet and gold in Harry Potter fever, but that hasn't stopped a group of enterprising young people from appropriati...

Casey Neistat, Filmmaker, Captures Superstorm Sandy's Destruction In Staten Island, Manhattan (VIDEOS)

Posted 11.05.2012 | Impact

Battling harsh weather conditions and wading through flooded streets, filmmaker Casey Neistat risked a lot to immortalize the devastation of Superstor...

Mitt Romney mormon: une vieille vidéo du candidat républicain fait le buzz sur internet. VIDEO.

Posted 11.06.2012 | France

USA - Une vidéo montrant Mitt Romney discutant de sa foi mormone est devenue un buzz internet dans les jours précédant les élections. Cette vidéo...

Lt. Nick Vogt, Double Amputee Soldier Who Battled Death, Makes Incredible Recovery (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 11.06.2012 | Impact

First Lt. Nick Vogt has faced death many times this year, but thanks to the support, prayers and blood of more than 300 troops, the soldier is alive a...

You Might Have Broken The Law If You Instagrammed Your Ballot

Posted 11.06.2012 | Technology

It's a familiar motif of modern-day life: Had a baby, bought a house or a enjoyed a particularly delicious hamburger? If so, Instagram it immediately ...

Skittle Sorter Machine Invented By Engineer Brian Egenriether Sorts Candy By Color (VIDEO)

Posted 11.06.2012 | Small Business

Do you absolutely and utterly loathe orange skittles? Have you spent hours of your life sifting through bags of the colorful candy to find that Skittl...

Windows Live Messenger To Be Scrapped By 2013, Microsoft Encourages Users To Turn To Skype

Posted 11.06.2012 | Technology

Goodbye, Windows Live Messenger. As the BBC notes, Microsoft will soon be retiring its instant message chat tool and will instead be encouraging u...

Piece Of Cardboard Garners More Than $300,000 In Bids On eBay

Posted 11.07.2012 | Money

Lots of people have paid ridiculous amounts of money for bizarre things discovered on the Internet. Take William Shatner's kidney stone, for example, ...

Obama Sings MC Hammer's 'U Can't Touch This' In An Election Special 'Barackdubs' YouTube Clip (VIDEO)

Posted 11.07.2012 | AOL
Read More: Video, AOL News

Fadi Saleh, the mastermind behind the YouTube phenomenon "barackdubs," has made the president sing and boogie down to plenty of popular songs in the p...

Obama Sings MC Hammer's 'U Can't Touch This' In An Election Special 'Barackdubs' YouTube Clip (VIDEO)

Posted 11.07.2012 | Comedy

Fadi Saleh, the mastermind behind the YouTube phenomenon "barackdubs," has made the president sing and boogie down to plenty of popular songs in the p...

At Least 4 Tibetans Self-Immolate In Protest Of Chinese Rule, As Alarming Trend Continues To Gain Momentum (VIDEO)

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

Since February 2009, more than 60 Tibetans have self-immolated in protest of China's rule over Tibet, according to estimates. On Wednesday, at least f...

Caribbean Sardine Collapse Driven By Climate Change, Overfishing, Study Says

Posted 11.07.2012 | Food

Sardines may be small, but they pack a big punch -- and we're not just talking about in a piping hot bowl of sardine-y Fisherman's Eggs. As Huffing...

Anti-Obama Teen Kristen Neel's Tweet About Moving To Australia Triggers Heated Twitter Backlash

Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

Presumably upset by President Barack Obama's reelection, a Georgia teen, like many other disgruntled Americans, took to Twitter to express her frustra...

Gladys Miller, 106-Year-Old Woman, Casts Vote For The First Time Ever In This Year's Election (VIDEO)

Posted 11.08.2012 | Fifty

On Tuesday, Gladys Miller proved to the world that you can never be too old to be a first-time voter. According WSPA-TV, the 106-year-old South Car...