Chinese Card Thrower Wants to Break World Record for Cucumber Slicing
This isn’t a still from the newest X-Men movie, it’s the handiwork of a man who hopes to slice a record number of veggies using only a handful of everyday playing cards.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Memorial Day
Most of America might look forward to Memorial Day because it gives us a three-day break from our hectic work lives and an excuse to grill great gobs of red meat over an open pit, but it’s intentions are much nobler.
What Are Some of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Industries?
Some industries like real estate and the newspaper industry might have taken a noticeable nose dive during the recent downturn in the economy, but others have seen an equally noticeable rise.
Another Ship Takes the Titanic Route on Its 100th Anniversary and Hits a…Snag
The sinking of the RMS Titanic reached its 100th anniversary and one ship has dared to re-create its route. But, like the maiden voyage of the ill-fated ship, things haven’t gone smoothly.
Strange Green Liquid in Dallas Waterway Isn’t for St. Patrick’s Day
Cities like Chicago dye their rivers green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Dallas, however, isn’t trying to start their own green tradition, at least not intentionally. A waterway just outside of the Medical City Dallas Hospital started to fill with a mysterious green goo last Wednesday.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Giving a day of commemoration to one of the world's most instrumental civil rights leaders whose peaceful words and deeds contributed to a whole new understanding of equality and brotherhood seems like a no-brainer. Martin Luther King Day's history, however, was fraught with controversy and took years just to get on the federal government's official calendars.
Sorry Drivers, Hands-Free Devices Aren’t Safer Options to Cell Phones
In response to the National Transportation Safety Board-proposed ban on cellphones while driving, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers tried to defend hands-free devices. They’re “designed to be used in a way that helps drivers keep their eyes on the road,” they said, but now it looks like this defense doesn’t hold water.
The Newest Dangers to Watch Out for This Season Are Christmas Decorations?
They may look like innocent reflections of the festive holiday season but if you’re not careful, you’ll be seeing a lot more red than green at Christmas. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC) issued an alarming study that found that accidents caused by holiday decorations went from 10,000 cases in 2007 to more than 13,000 in 2010.