Articles in the category Social News

Do You Suffer From ‘Selfie Syndrome?’

With the news of Kim Kardashian’s Selfie book coming out, it seems as if the ‘selfie’ obsession is at an all time high. Even the socialite has confessed to being addicted to selfies. But could the selfie fad be turning us all into narcissists or maybe, something even more dangerous. Do you suffer from ‘selfie […]

Meet The Woman Who Feels No Fear

A woman, known as SM (to protect her identity) has been held up at gunpoint twice and twice at knifepoint, once with her three small children in tow. Each time she felt no fear. No, she isn’t just extremely brave, she suffers from a neurological disorder that does not allow her to experience fear. This […]

#WonBothOfThem: Obama’s Ad-Libbed Line During SOTU Goes Viral

President Obama talked about the minimum wage, international trade regulations, and the importance of bipartisanship during his State of the Union this year, but most people are talking about ad-libbed line that came at the end of the President’s speech. Obama was in the middle of discussing his plan for the final years of his presidency […]

Teen Poses As Doctor For A Month Before Anyone Notices

Is there a doctor in the building? One Florida hospital is doing some damage control after discovering a 17-year-old boy who had been posting as an OB/GYN for a month before being discovered. St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach discovered the troubled teen was posing as “Dr. Robinson.” The medical workers said they didn’t question the […]

Lost Beagle2 Space Probe Found On Mars

The Beagle2 space probe has been found on Mars. THe Beagle2 Probe was lost on Christmas Day in 2003 when it tried to make a soft landing on the red planet. The UK Space Agency was never able to make contact with the space probe and many assumed that it had been destroyed during the […]

Montana Officer Breaks Down After Shooting Unarmed Man [Video]

It was an unfortunate turn of events for one Montana officer. Mashable has uncovered the video of an officer’s reaction after shooting an unarmed man. In April 2014, Billings Police Department Officer Grant Morrison is seen on dash cam, emotionally breaking down after the incident. This video was taken just moments after Morrison shot and […]

Thousands Sing John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ At Paris Unity Rally [Video]

It was an uplifting sight on Sunday at a Paris unity rally. The large crowd was inspired into singing during John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’. This video was posted by redditor, ilHGG, who lives in Paris, next to where the rally was being held. The crowd was playing many peace songs, but this tune rang especially true for […]

First Charlie Hebdo Cover Since Attack Features Prophet Muhammed

The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is marching on. The first cover since the terrorist attack on its Paris office, which features a cartoon of the prophet Muhammad as well as the headline “all is forgiven,” was unveiled today. Zineb El Rhazoui, a surviving columnist at the magazine, said: “We don’t feel any hate to […]

Fox News Facts: Twitter Mocks Network Over ‘Birmingham Is All Muslim’ Comment

Twitter has been mocking Steve Emerson, a “terrorism expert,” and the Fox News network today for an absurd comment about how Birmingham, Britain’s second largest city, was a “totally Muslim” city “where non-Muslims just simply don’t go.” Emerson apologized for his comments but that wasn’t enough to stop Twitter from starting the #FoxNewsFacts hashtag to […]

Eiffel Tower Goes Dark To Honor Charlie Hedbo Victims

The lights on the Eiffel tower were turned off on Thursday as mourners in France held a vigil at the Place de la Republique for the victims of the Charlie Hedbo attack earlier this week. Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo told the French paper Liberation: “Our city has been a refuge for writers, philosophers, journalists who were […]

90’s Kids Rejoice! Thousands Of Floppy Disk Games Available To Play Online

A game of Oregon Trail anyone? Thousands of once popular Microsoft floppy disk games are now available to play online! Who can we thank for this epic entertainment opportunity? The Internet Archive, which is known for giving us a glimpse into web history, has uploaded thousands of game titles for online play. The Washington Post […]

ESPN Anchor, Stuart Scott, Passes Away; Fellow Reporters React [Video]

An ESPN staple, Stuart Scott passed away Sunday morning after a long battle with cancer. The one of a kind sports reporter and loving father of two was known for his brave fight against the deadly disease. The 49-year-old’s death was hard news to report for his fellow co-workers. The sad news brought heavy emotions […]

Edward Herrmann, ‘Gilmore Girls’ Star Dead

Sad news out of Hollywood today. Edward Herrmann, the star of Gilmore Girls, passed away this morning. TMZ reports the 71-year-old actor died at a New York hospital. The actor had been battling brain cancer. He had been in ICU on life support for the past three and a half weeks. After no promising progress, […]

North Carolina Drops The Possum Drop

North Carolina has dropped its annual tradition of dropping a live Possum on New Year’s Eve. According to Time Magazine, the annual possum drop was dropped from the New Year’s Eve schedule after the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, PETA, filed several lawsuits against the city of Brasstown, NC. It’s unclear what will replace […]

North Korean Rep Calls Obama ‘That Monkey’

TMZ is reporting Kim Jong-un’s mouthpiece called President Barack Obama a “monkey” for forcing Sony to release “The Interview” — and for pulling off a cyber counter attack on North Korea. A spokesperson reportedly belonging to North Korea’s National Defense Commission used the racial slur to insult the American president in a statement about the controversial comedy’s release. “Obama always […]

AirAsia Flight Missing Over Indonesia

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 has gone missing. CNN is reporting the plane lost contact with Jakarta air traffic control. The plane was bound from Indonesia to Singapore. AirAsia officials say air traffic contact with the flight was lost at 7:24 a.m. Sunday (7:24 p.m. Saturday ET). The plane left Juanda International Airport at 5:27 a.m. Sunday […]

Arrested! Dustin Diamond Allegedly Stabs Man On Christmas Day

Dustin Diamond, better known as Screech from Saved By The Bell, has been arrested and charged in Port Washington, Wisconsin after allegedly stabbing another man during a altercation at a local bar. E! Online reports, the 37-year-old actor was arrested and booked on Christmas day. He was later released on $10,000 bond the next morning. Diamond has […]

J-Law Rules Hollywood: Jennifer Lawrence Named Top-grossing Actor Of 2014

Hollywood is abuzz, Jennifer Lawrence has been named 2014’s  top-grossing actor. Good ole J-Law topped Forbes list of the top-grossing stars of Hollywood. It seems that fans and celebrities alike love Jennifer Lawrence because of her down to earth personality. Despite her infamous trip at the Oscars (which happened more than once!), her many “foot […]

Walmart Wants Your Unwanted Gift Cards

What do you plan on doing with all of those unwanted gift cards you received this holiday season? You don’t have to spend that $50 at that store you hate. Turn Uncle Joe’s candle shop gift card into something you really want. Walmart has a way to help. The superstore retailer has created a gift […]

Man Holds Onto Hope With 40-Year-Old Christmas Tree

One man is celebrating the season the same way he has since 1974. Neil Olson, of Wausau, WI, put up his real Christmas tree in 1974, the year when two of his sons were sent to fight in the war. He vowed he would not take down the tree until all of six of his sons […]