News and Society

Weird muppet-like beast shows up in Namibia (Photo & Video)

Filed in Animals, Odd News by on November 21, 2012 0 Comments

In the south African nation of Namibia, a strange muppet-like beast was caught on film shot and kill*ed. Locals in Namibia were escorting a shooting party through the country when they found the body of the odd muppet-like beast, and they picked it up and brought it back to the town with them. Witnesses to […]

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Girl Slept for 64 days: Real-life Sleeping Beauty sleeps for 64 days

Filed in Health, Odd News by on November 20, 2012 0 Comments

Sleeping beauty comes to life! A 17-year-old girl named Nicole Delien who slept for 64 days appeared on “The Jeff Probst Show” to discuss a condition known as Kleine–Levin syndrome, KLS, or Sleeping Beauty syndrome, which causes her to sleep excessively. During her longest sleeping episode, Delien slept nearly non-stop from Thanksgiving until the following […]

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New AP football poll names Notre Dame team No. 1

Filed in Football, Sports, United States by on November 19, 2012 0 Comments

Remaining undefeated with a dominating 38-0 victory over Wake Forest while the previously ranked No. 1 and No. 2 teams both suffered surprising losses, Notre Dame was recently ranked New AP football poll as number one. According to the Associated Press, this is the first time that Notre Dame has reached the top spot on […]

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Black Friday 2012: Best shopping alerts websites for Black Friday shoppers

Black Friday 2012 is quickly approaching. Here are the best websites to visit for shopping alerts: posts leaked ads from all major retailers and offers a user alerts mailing list as well. The detailed navigation bar allows Christmas shoppers to browse buying guides, contests, ad scans, and online deals. Black Friday 2012 fans can also […]

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Black Friday 2012 Store Opening Times

Filed in Business, Sales & Deals, Shopping, United States by on November 15, 2012 0 Comments

Some stores have already posted their Black Friday 2012 early opening times. Below is the list of the most popular stores and their opening hours for this Black Friday 2012; Bass Pro Shops 2012 Black Friday Hours 6:00 am Best Buy Black Friday Store Hours 12:00 am Cabelas 2012 Black Friday Hours 5:00 am CompUSA […]

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UK names “omnishambles” as Word of the Year

Filed in News, United Kingdom, World by on November 15, 2012 0 Comments

Coined by the BBC political comedy show The Thick Of It to describe a situation that is in complete shambles, the word Omnishambles was named by Oxford University Press as UK’s Word of the Year. Omnishambles describes ”a situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, characterized by a string of blunders and miscalculations.” The word may be new to […]

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Drunk Texas A&M fan starts fight in New Orleans Airport (Video)

Filed in United States, Video by on November 14, 2012 0 Comments

A drunken Texas A&M football fan started a fight at New Orleans Airport over the weekend after apparently being stopped from boarding his flight. In a video of the incident, which is already a hit in YouTube, the inebriated Aggies fan attempted to incite a fight with an innocent bystander. The Aggie fan was drunk […]

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Tammy Baldwin beats Tommy Thompson and becomes US’ first openly gay senator

Filed in Politics, United States by on November 7, 2012 0 Comments

U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin from Wisconsin won over former Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson and became the first openly gay U.S. senator and first Wisconsin woman, elected to the U.S. Senate. In effect, Thompson, who served as Secretary of Health and Human Services in the administration of George W. Bush, retired from politics. According to Reuters, the […]

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Obama retains US presidency

Filed in Politics, United States by on November 7, 2012 0 Comments

President Barack Obama is still the President of the United States of America! Celebrations have already begun for President Obama, including in New York’s Times Square where thousands of the President’s supporters are already partying in the streets. Obama’s victory ends the emotion campaign for him. Speaking to 20,000 supporters in Iowa on Monday night the President was […]

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Hurricane Sandy left Manhattan in the dark; but the lights are still shining at Goldman Sachs (Photos)

Filed in News, United States, World by on November 3, 2012 0 Comments

Amid the chaotic news coverage of Hurricane Sandy, a photo of Goldman Sachs‘s 200 West Street headquarters made the rounds. The lights were off at the Freedom Tower in Lower Manhattan, but Goldman Sachs still managed to keep their lights on as of an hour ago. Goldman’s building lit by a backup generator while many buildings […]

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Bon Jovi offers tickets at $20 to his fans

Filed in Entertainment, Europe, Music, Uncategorized, United States by on November 2, 2012 0 Comments

Bon Jovi gave out discounted concert tickets to his cash-strapped fans for the 2013 Because We Can world tour. Said gigs will showcase the latest tracks from the band’s newest album, What About Now, which is set to be released in spring of 2013. Bon Jovi’s kind gesture resulted from the $160 to $640 expenses of his fans just to […]

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Hurricane Sandy bangs US presidential race

Filed in Politics, United States by on October 31, 2012 0 Comments

While the Obama-Romney match heats up, hurricane Sandy is disrupting. Two major tracking polls – the Gallup poll and the Investor’s Business Daily/TIPP survey – suspended operations as the gigantic storm swept across much of the US Northeast. Pollsters cannot perform their job while millions of households in the region lose power and become unreachable by phone. But data available have messages to […]

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