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Some of the bravest and most daring men and women on the planet are those who fight fires, particularly wildfires that flare up in dangerously rugged terrain like the steep hillsides of a canyon. In cases like those, the firefighters on the...
“I have Champagne for my real friends, and I’m a real pain to my sham friends.” – Dickie Roberts, 2003. Dickie may certainly have had his problems. Poor taste in chapeaux, that whole weird gloves thing, Alyssa Milano as a girlfriend, the...
Here’s a fact of life you may not know: drones and eagles do not have a good relationship. In fact, more often than not, they have a really, really, really bad one. As an example of what I mean, consider what happened when a...
It sounds like something off one of those segments from the old MTV show “Daria”: “Dromedaries and dermoplasty?! Why these camels are going under the knife for plastic surgery — tonight, on ‘Sick, Sad World’!” Alas, in Saudi Arabia, it...
A former prison inmate who escaped with two other men from the now-defunct Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on Alcatraz Island in June of 1962 reportedly sent a letter to the San Francisco Police Department five years ago offering to turn himself...
It is no secret that New York state isn’t a friendly environment for supporters of the Second Amendment or businesses engaged in the firearms industry. This has been made abundantly clear in recent years by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other elected...
As a New Hampshire man learned, there are few things dumber than barricading yourself in a trailer while police are trying to arrest you. One of those things is biting a police dog. As Fox News reported, police tried to arrest a man while...
Two years ago, a Manatee County, Florida, man who works as a mortgage broker during the day became famous after he uploaded a video to YouTube that showed him hunting for lionfish with a Glock. Yes, a Glock. Ironically, Courtland Hunt had...
Every year the world’s most powerful leaders gather at the World Economic Forum’s annual conference in Davos, Switzerland, around the start of the year to discuss world issues. Climate scientists have also been appearing at the event to warn about the...
In 1991’s “What About Bob?”, Bill Murray’s neurotic character spuriously blames the breakup of his marriage on a curious division of personality types he’s formulated: “There are two types of people in this world,” Murray’s character says. “Those who...
It has been said that dogs are man’s best friend, and it is indisputable that some dog owners love their pets with such passion that they’d be prepared to take extreme measures in defense of their furry family member. That...
Why anybody would want to join a defeated organization baffles me, but that’s exactly what one German woman did when she decided to join the Islamic State. Now, that dumb decision is going to cost her more than she ever...