Was an Accused Knife-Wielding Robber Sleep(walk)ing On the Job?
A Connecticut man arrested for attempting to rob a woman at knifepoint a while back has come up with an interesting defense — he says he was sleepwalking at the time. We’ve heard of sleep-eating before, but sleep-robbing? That’s a new one.
Read the 10 Strangest Job Interview Questions Ever
During an interview, job candidates can generally expect a range of standard questions. But what if a hiring manager asked something off-the-wall like “How can I get to some gold in the middle of the Amazon in the cheapest way possible?” How would you react and, more impo…
Drinking Eight Glasses of Water a Day Is Nothing But a Big Fat Myth
Conventional wisdom has long held that eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day are necessary to keep a body healthy and hydrated. But, health experts now say this is a myth and that people should should simply drink when they’re thirsty, instead.
Texas Gun Range Is Hosting Birthday Parties for Kids
For many parents, the idea of their children playing with toys guns is a hotly debated one. Well, a gun range in Texas has made things even more complicated by offering to host birthday parties for kids as young as eight.
What Are the Most Dangerous Cars in America? [PHOTOS]
Given modern engineering, design and manufacturing, most drivers probably assume that new cars are inherently safe. But, according to a study by the nonprofit group Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, that isn’t necessarily the case.
22-Year-Old Man Becomes First Paraplegic to Graduate from US Naval Academy
Kevin Hillery, a 22-year-old man who was paralyzed last year after a tree fell on him, made history yesterday when he became the first-ever paraplegic to graduate from the United States Naval Academy. Way to go, Kevin!
Six-Year-Old Girl Becomes Youngest Ever to Qualify for National Spelling Bee
In general, most youngsters like six-year-old Lori Anne Madison are squarely focused on toys and cartoons. But Madison recently became the youngest person ever to qualify for the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the contest’s 87-year history.
New Study Suggests Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Skin Cancer [VIDEO]
Those obsessed with tanning, like Patricia Krentcil and the cast of ‘Jersey Shore,’ may have little to fear in terms of skin cancer provided they take an aspirin a day, says a new report published in the health journal Cancer.
What Are the Most Common Birthdays? Check Out This Infographic
Thanks to this handy infographic created by NPR data journalist Matt Stiles, we now know that babies are most commonly born in September. Count backwards by nine months and you’ll learn that baby-making typically occurs during the winter holiday season, which isn’t te…
Which Cars Do Americans Refuse to Buy? [PHOTOS]
Americans may have an enduring love affair with cars dating back more than 100 years, but there are some models we refuse to drive off the lot.