Most U.S. citizens believe President Barack Obama has what it takes to protect us from aliens: the little green ones, that is. According to the poll, 65 percent believe Obama could handle an alien invasion.
This summer is setting record high temperatures, but New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is experiencing a different kind of heat. During a press conference Saturday, the Governor asked a reporter, “Are you stupid?”
The Mineral Wells City Council was flagged by the families of veterans after the Texas city decided to ban people from placing flags on graves. In late June, the council decided that flags could not be in the cemetery other than during the two weeks before and after Memorial Day and Veterans Day.
A Satanist couple in the Denver-area are claiming to be the victims of a hate crime after a sign reading “VOTE SATAN” was removed from their front porch. Satan’s endorsement was hung next to the American flag.
Those who were spanked as children may take a real hit later in life, according to new research. Lead author Tracie Afifi suggests that spanking can cause children to have mood and anxiety disorders and suffer from drug and alcohol abuse.
This summer, Google will launch Google Shopping, which promises to be a new online shopping experience. But if you’re looking to buy guns, ammo or accessories, you’ll have to hunt elsewhere. Google won’t allow weapons or related products to be sold.
The polarization of the country continues after the Supreme Court’s ruling on Obamacare. The ruling resulted in some conservatives encouraging their countrymen to throw the tea overboard, while liberals used the decision as an opportunity to send out obnoxious tweets.
A Texas woman spent 12 hours in jail after she warned motorists of a speed trap. Natalie Plummer scrawled “Speed Trap!!” on a paper grocery bag. “I was completely abiding by the law,” she opined. “I was simply warning citizens of a situation ahead.”
A traveler from Indiana is demanding an apology from the Transportation Security Administration agent who allegedly spilled his grandfather’s ashes on the floor. John Gross claims that while coming home from a trip to Orlando, an agent decided to inspect a jar labeled “human remains.”
The little buzz a person gets from drinking a soda may not be the caffeine. French researchers have discovered alcohol in Coca-Cola and Pepsi. The National Institute of Consumption, which is based in Paris, found that more than half of popular sodas contain traces of alcohol.
As part of gay pride month, Oreo released a picture of a rainbow stuffed cookie along with the message “Proudly support love!” on its Facebook page. The move has resulted in “likes” and loathes.
Forget personal accountability. A Federal health advisory panel recommends that those who are overweight should go to counseling. The recommendation states that those wishing to lose weight should be involved in “intensive, multicomponent behavioral interventions.”
Amid one of the worst economic downturns in U.S. history, one would expect the President’s campaign trail to consist of speeches dealing with the tough issues Americans are facing. But the Obamas are using valuable time and energy to talk about something else: their first date.
The Supreme Court’s decision regarding the Arizona immigration law has one representative referring to Obama as “an emperor.” Representative Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) wants answers from Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
A new survey conducted by Bankrate.com shows that only 25 percent of Americans have saved six months of expenses. And 28 percent have no savings at all. The data reveal the dire reality for many underemployed and unemployed Americans.
The Transportation Security Administration caused quite a ruckus in the Big Apple over the weekend. TSA failed to screen countless travelers at John F. Kennedy International Airport. A metal detector was unplugged.
A local resident will pay part of the bill for President Barack Obama’s trip to Durham, N.H. The town of Durham could not afford the security costs of the President’s visit. City officials refused to cover the costs. The Obama campaign also refused.
An elementary school in Tacoma, Wash., is feeling the heat after it banned students from wearing sunscreen. Two sisters were severely burned at an all-day school function. One of the sisters suffers from a form of albinism.
The Supreme Court has rejected three out of four parts of the Arizona immigration law. The only part not struck down is the section that allows law enforcement to perform immigration checks if the officer has “reasonable suspicion” that a person is in the country illegally.
Summer days used to consist of popsicles, hopscotch and drawing on the sidewalk. But if a homeowner’s association (HOA) in Denver gets its way, sidewalk art will be a thing of the past. The HOA known as Innovations and Courtyard Traditions at Stapleton has temporarily banned any drawing that might hinder the enjoyment of shared spaces.
In an attempt to lower crime and raise government revenue, Uruguay is planning on legalizing marijuana. If the proposal passes, the Uruguay government would oversee the growth and distribution of the $75 million business.
Adidas has decided not to sell the JS Roundhouse Mid after Jesse Jackson threatened a protest, calling them “slave shoes.” Designer Jeremy Scott says the style was inspired by a cartoon and toy from the 1990s—My Pet Monster. But Jackson thinks racism is behind the design.
Oregon State University refused to renew the contract of chemistry professor Nicholas Drapela. The professor has been openly critical of global warming. Drapela, who has published several textbooks, received the Loyd F. Carter award for outstanding and inspirational teacher in 2004.