Olympic Gold Medals Aren’t Really Gold at All — Find Out What They’re Made Of
If there’s one thing we’ve always taken for granted regarding the Olympics, it’s that gold medals are actually made out of gold. So imagine our surprise when we learned that this year’s first place medals are mostly silver.
Pilot Crashes Plane While Towing Marriage Proposal
On Tuesday, pilot Mark Simmons was towing a marriage proposal behind his small plane when he suddenly experienced engine problems and crashed off Rhode Island’s Block Island. Uh oh! We hope this isn’t a bad wedding omen.
Fireworks Fail! San Diego’s July 4th Display Goes Off All at Once
While the rest of us were enjoying a lengthy 4th of July fireworks show last night, San Diego residents got completely robbed when their display went off all at once in a spectacular explosion that lasted a mere 15 seconds.
Study Reveals Eating Breakfast May Lower Risk of Diabetes [VIDEO]
As the old saying goes, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but perhaps not for the reasons you think. New research actually shows that people who consistently eat breakfast have a significantly reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.
Scientists Trace Virus Outbreak to…A Reusable Grocery Bag?
Reusable grocery bags are supposed to cut down on plastic waste and help the environment, but officials in Oregon recently learned they can also be breeding grounds for dangerous pathogens.
Real-Life Hamburglar Steals from McDonald’s Drive-Thru
On Sunday, a young man seemingly drew inspiration from the mischievous McDonaldLand character Hamburglar and stole a $20 bag of food from a McDonald’s drive-thru in Maine. It’s unclear whether he shouted “Robble robble!” while escaping.
Read Every ‘Simpsons’ Chalkboard Gag Before the 500th Episode
As any fan of ‘The Simpsons‘ knows, Bart can be seen at the beginning of every episode writing on Ms. Krabappel’s blackboard. But after 23 seasons of the long-running cartoon, it can be difficult to keep all of Bart’s chalkboard mantras straight. Fortunately, CableTV.com has gathered them all in honor of the show’s 500th episode.
The 10 Wackiest Drive-Thrus in America
Ever since the Grand National Bank of St. Louis, Missouri opened the first drive-up window teller (deposits only!) way back in 1930, drive-thrus have become a symbol of modern American convenience. Today, of course, fast food restaurants lay claim to the majority of drive-thrus and most of us use them on a regular basis. (Who actually goes into a McDonald’s these days?) But you might be surprised
New ‘Hunger Games’ Trailer From Super Bowl 2012 Reveals Juicy Plot Secrets [VIDEO]
Fans won’t have to wait until the Super Bowl for a new glimpse at “The Hunger Games.’ Yahoo Movies released a second trailer for the highly anticipated film today and we’ve got it for you here.
Miley Cyrus and Kelly Osbourne Prank Khloe Kardashian in Preview for ‘Punk’d’ Reboot [NSFW VIDEO]
The original ‘Punk’d’ went off the air in 2007, but MTV is reviving the series with the aim of pranking a whole new generation of unlucky celebs. But when it returns in March, it looks like Khloe Kardashian will be the next celebrity victim.
Watch Matt Damon as Santa Trying to Give Kids Water Bottles for Christmas [VIDEO]
Matt Damon dressed up as Santa Claus for a promotional ad for Water.org and tried to pawn water bottles off on kids. But if there’s one thing to be learned from this clip, it’s that most kids don’t want to hear about a clean water initiative during Christmas time.
Watch a Terrible Driver Wedge a Car Into a Tiny Parking Space [VIDEO]
Finding street parking in a major city can be next to impossible. So, this obnoxious driver doesn’t let the fact that a space is too small deter him in any way.