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  • Man on McDonald's run gets caught speeding, loses car because he didn't want his food to get cold

    December 4, 2018 12:05 PM 115

    A speeding motorist caught overtaking an undercover police car said he was in a rush because he "didn't want his McDonald’s to get cold". The reckless driver went around an unmarked vehicle on a single-track road after speeding his way across Sheffield, U.K. Officers, who pulled the motorist over and checked his details, discovered he wasn't insured

  • People drink twice as much alcohol over the holidays, survey finds

    December 4, 2018 10:00 AM 108

    The average American consumes double the amount of alcoholic drinks over the holidays than any other time of year, according to new research. This fascinating statistic emerged in a new study of 2,000 Americans exploring how much more social we are over the time between Thanksgiving and New Years than normal and found that the average American will drink

  • Army soldier's emotional reunion with dog at airport goes viral

    November 29, 2018 6:04 PM 120

    An Army soldier who returned home on Thanksgiving was greeted by her family members at the airport, including her beloved dog, and the emotional reunion has gone viral. Cassandra Cabrera deployed to Africa when her pet, Miss May, was just a puppy, so she was worried the animal wouldn’t remember her when she came home, ABC News reports. As she comes down the escalator

  • McDonald’s customer tries to pay for meal with potato chip package, sock

    November 28, 2018 9:46 PM 191

    Shamsher Butt, was making a late-night run to the fast food chain in King’s Lynn, UK, when the incident occured. (Reuters) A drunk British McDonald’s customer tried to barter for his meal – and it cost him hundreds of dollars and seeing the birth of his child. Shamsher Butt, was making a late-night run to the fast food chain in King’s Lynn, UK, earlier

  • Aldi’s Kevin the Carrot toy sparks fights, crowds ‘worse than Black Friday’

    November 27, 2018 11:00 PM 179

    If you thought the hottest toy of the season was going to be a giant stuffed carrot from a discount grocery store – you’d be right. Aldi supermarket has rolled out a giant stuffed version of their holiday mascot – Kevin the Carrot – as well as smaller plush versions of Kevin and his family, and customers in the UK have been lining up to get their hands

  • Illinois first deer hunting weekend yields 59,000 deer

    November 26, 2018 5:00 PM 167

    Illinois deer hunters started the fall’s firearm season with a bang, napping nearly 59,000 deer in a single weekend. The state’s deer hunting season this year is running in two sets: Nov. 16-18 and Nov. 29-Dec. 2. In the first, hunters pulled in 58,836 deer, which according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources represented a 14 percent increase

  • Vermont couple’s peacock runs away to join flock of turkeys

    November 26, 2018 1:40 PM 111

    A Vermont woman whose family peacock ran off with a flock of turkeys says she's hopeful to get close enough to catch it with a net. The peacock belonging to Rene and Brian Johnson has been on the run for six weeks. On Wednesday, the Johnsons posted a message on the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Facebook page: "My peacock has run off with the turkeys. Do you have any suggestions

  • Feds investigating 2.7 million GM pickups and SUVs for faulty brake issue

    November 26, 2018 10:47 AM 105

    The U.S. government is investigating more than 100 complaints of poor brake performance on 2.7 million General Motors big pickups and SUVs. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a brake vacuum pump can deteriorate, causing increased braking effort and longer stopping distances. The agency has 111 consumer complaints including nine crashes

  • Even beards can get festive for the holidays with these facial hair lights

    November 26, 2018 10:00 AM 116

    Hipsters across the country are delighted after an online gift shop started selling Christmas lights for beards. Social media users have already started #Beardlights - which features dozens of hirsute men adorning their facial hair with glittery fairy lights. Last year the company launched 'Beardo Baubles' - which had men hanging Christmas decorations

  • Legal battle over giant avocados may be coming to an end

    November 25, 2018 3:18 PM 116

    Two avocado growers fighting over the right to produce giant versions of the fruits may finally see an end to their legal woes. The Carla avocado variety, weighing two pounds and five inches long, was patented in 2004 by the Dominican produce company Aiosa, according to a Buzzfeed news report. The unique fruit was apparently found on an Aiosa farm in 1994. In addition