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Entries by Ryan Grenoble from 01/2014

Man Allegedly Threatened With Knife After Refusing To Cuddle Girlfriend

Posted 01.02.2014 | Miami

Now this is a cuddle fuddle. Shavonna Rumph was arrested Saturday in Manatee County, Fla., after a drunken attempt to cuddle with her boyfriend, H...

Nurses, Family Bond Online As Sanaz Nezami, Iranian Woman, Dies In US Hospital

Posted 01.02.2014 | Health News

A nurse in a Michigan hospital kissed the patient's forehead. More than 6,000 miles away, Sanaz Nezami's family in Iran watched the simple act over a ...

LSU Quarterback Zach Mettenberger Caught Eating Boogers On TV

Posted 01.02.2014 | Sports

Everyone has picked their nose at some point. A smaller number have eaten the proceeds. Only an elite few have done both on national television. LS...

It Took 23 Years, But Message In A Bottle Finally Gets Response

Posted 01.03.2014 | World

When she was just 10 years old, Zoe Lemon carefully scrawled a message onto a piece of paper, rolled it into a bottle and cast it from the deck of a f...

Airplane Passenger Rich Wisken's NSFW Complaint Letter to JetStar Goes Viral

Posted 01.04.2014 | Travel

We've highlighted plenty of complaint letters covering everything from hilarious insights into subpar airline food to baffling itineraries. But this l...

'Acoustic Levitation' VIDEO Makes Us Yearn For A Speaker Setup Like This

Posted 01.05.2014 | Science

This acoustic levitation video might just leave you with a new appreciation for finely tuned speaker setups. Not because they can play Led Zeppelin so...

Northwestern's Aaron Liberman Becomes First Big Ten Conference Player To Wear A Yarmulke

Posted 01.06.2014 | Sports

Throw out the foam fingers; it's the yarmulke's time to shine. The skullcap, also known as a kippah, is typically worn by Orthodox Jews during pray...

Dear Amazon, What's In This Box? (PHOTO) [UPDATED]

Posted 01.06.2014 | Technology

My, Amazon, what big hands boxes you have! The better to ship cars with, my dear. At least, that's what we believe is the purpose of this behem...

'Hide The Midget' Is A Real Trick Play Run By Some Big Guys (VIDEO)

Posted 01.06.2014 | Sports

This trick play gives new meaning to the term "offensive line." "Offensive" not because it's performed by a football team's offense (though it is),...

Supervolcanoes Can Erupt 'Spontaneously,' Researchers Say

Posted 01.07.2014 | Green

Scientists looking for a greater understanding of what causes supervolcanoes to erupt have come to an unsettling conclusion: They can erupt spontaneou...

Mom Loses It After Cracking Daughter's Pregnancy Riddle

Posted 01.08.2014 | Parents

Come July 2014, Matt and Rheta Gibbs will be proud new parents. Until then, they're happy to have some fun breaking the news to their own families. ...

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Camera Is Found In Bathroom

Posted 01.08.2014 | Travel

And we thought the TSA was the most invasive part of flying. An American Airlines flight from San Francisco to New York's Kennedy Airport was force...

Yep, 'Real Life Twitter' Is Just As Hilariously Depressing As You'd Imagine (VIDEO)

Posted 01.08.2014 | Technology

What would Twitter be like in real life? For starters, there'd be gold stickers everywhere, and followers would literally follow you. Naturally, wi...

Hockey Player Returns To Ice After Getting Stomach Sliced By Skate (VIDEO)

Posted 01.08.2014 | Sports

When you think about it, an injury like this was inevitable -- but that's not to say it's any easier to watch. Philadelphia Flyers Center Brayden ...

Benjamin Bratton Uses TEDx Talk To Slam TED Talks (VIDEO)

Posted 01.09.2014 | College

You might disagree with his ideas, but you have to give him credit for his honesty. Benjamin Bratton, an associate professor of visual arts at the ...

Lake Michigan Is Full Of Ice Balls The Size Of Boulders

Posted 01.09.2014 | Green

Goodness gracious, great balls of fire ice! As the so-called "polar vortex" slowly releases its frigid grip on the Midwest, it's leaving an odd sig...

'Price Is Right' Contestant Falls Into Announcer's Crotch, Takes Trip Of A Lifetime

Posted 01.10.2014 | Comedy

After the high of winning a major prize on "The Price Is Right," there's no harder fall back to reality than tripping right in front of a live studio ...

Cops Pay For Cab After Man Walks Nearly 30 Miles To Court In Subzero Temperatures

Posted 01.10.2014 | Good News

James doesn't have a car, or money for a cab or bus. But he does have two feet. So to make his scheduled appearance in traffic court in Lilburn, G...

Thomas Morgenstern, Champion Ski Jumper, Hospitalized After Crash (VIDEO)

Posted 01.10.2014 | Sports

TAUPLITZ, Austria (AP) — Three-time Olympic ski jump champion Thomas Morgenstern of Austria was hospitalized with skull injuries and a bruised lung ...

Hawaii Plane Crash Survivor Takes Epic Selfie With Sinking Fuselage

Posted 01.10.2014 | Technology

Ferdinand Puentes was flying off the coast of Hawaii early last month when, amid a barrage of beeping, sirens and a loud bang, he and his fellow passe...

Man Recently Released From Prison Saves Girl Drowning In Septic Tank

Posted 01.13.2014 | Good News

Henry Ricketts has only been out of prison for two weeks, but he says he's committed to turning his life around. On Saturday, he put his money wher...

Colorado Replaces Mile Marker 420 With 419.99 To Thwart Thieving Stoners

Posted 01.13.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials think a difference of one-hundredth of a mile will be enough to stop thieves from stealing the mile marker 420 sign...

Strong Wind Blows Over Condo Complex In North Carolina (VIDEO)

Posted 01.14.2014 | Green

Who needs a wrecking crew when you have Mother Nature? Nobody. At least, not when you're in North Carolina and 86 mph winds are happy to do the wre...

Airplane Passenger Falls Aslee///////////////////////////////////// (VIDEO)

Posted 01.14.2014 | Travel

If you're into slash fiction, you may want to track down the "author" on this flight. He can write the stuff with his eyes closed. Sure, critics sa...

Brittany Norwood, Houston Student, Claims Arian Foster Is Pressuring Her To Have Abortion

Posted 01.14.2014 | Sports

A 20-year-old student in Houston claims she's pregnant with Arian Foster's child, and that the star Houston Texans running back, who is married with c...