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  • If you’re going to lie, PLEASE don’t do it on national TV

    Posted by Jack Spade

    If you’re going to lie, PLEASE don’t do it on national TV.

    NBC's summer talent show "America's Got Talent" looked like it had found a new star this week in country singer Tim Poe, who came to the stage with a heart-tugging story: He's an Afghanistan war veteran who was injured by a rocket-propelled grenade, suffering brain damage and developing a stutter that he can only suppress while singing. But his tale might be too good to be true. Reports are now surfacing that Poe may have fabricated the whole story. Click here for more

  • The Best, The Longest and The Most Dangerous

    Posted by Jack Spade

    The best commencement speeches from 2012

    Tom Brokaw (Journalist): Arizona State University

    “All your life you have been hearing about how your lives
    will be changed on this occasion as you enter the real world. I have a news bulletin for you tonight. You’ve already been there. Turns out, junior high was the real world … The same petty jealousies, the insecurities, the snobs, the cliques, the dorks, the egos, the tantrums, and the dopes that you met in junior high, you’re going to encounter for the rest of your lives.”

    Click here to read more


    22 Minutes & 22 Seconds

    A German 'free diver' has apparently entered the Guinness World Records by holding his breath under water for more than 20 minutes. Tom Sietas, 35, competed with former record holder, Brazilian Ricardo Bahia, to set the newrecord by not inhaling for 22:22 minutes. Click here for full story


    10 Most dangerous jobs in the US

    Paper cuts are the worst. That is, until you put things in perspective and
    realize that for many of us, our jobs require very little actual physical
    danger. From the relatively exotic to the seemingly mundane, certain
    occupations carry an underlying danger that can reach up to 116 fatalities per 100,000 workers. Is your job on the list?

  • Go Big or Go Home

    Posted by Jack Spade

    Go Big or Gome Home: LA Kings fans were taunting NJ Devil players with BIG Jersey Shore photos

  • Now that's a Fish!

    Posted by Jack Spade

    That’s a Fish…If you catch something this big, make sure you  post it to our Outdoors Adventures Page for your chance to win a D&R Gift Card

  • 12 Things women do better than men

    Posted by Jack Spade

    I came across this article earlier today on the ‘12 Things women do better than men’

    1. They're cleaner.

    A study from San Diego State University of offices across the U.S. found that men’s desks and offices are germier than women's. Researchers discovered that men had anywhere from 10 to 20 percent more bacteria in their workspaces than women—and scientists say it's because they tend to be less hygienic

    2. They interview better.

    A new study out of the University of Western Ontario found that women are better at handling the stress of a job interview. Researchers found that, while women get more freaked beforehand about interviewing, we do better in the actual event. Why? We prepare more before the big moment

    3. They evolve hotter.

    A recent study revealed that women are getting better looking through evolution; meanwhile, men are staying the same. After following more than 2,000 people through four decades of life, the study showed that attractive women had 16 percent more children than average-looking chicks and that beautiful people are 36 percent more likely to have a daughter as their firstborn. All those gorgeous daughters mean more beautiful women than in past generations

    Click here for the last 9

  • Half Cat/Half Helicopter

    Posted by Jack Spade

    I can't believe this guy did this

    Many animal lovers find it hard to part with their pets when they die.
    So when cat Orville, named after the famous aviator Orville Wright, was run over by a car, his artist owner decided to turn him into a permanent piece of artwork as the ultimate tribute by transforming him into a flying helicopter. Click here for full article and video is below picture

  • This is probably the only time it’s acceptable to eat someone’s face

    Posted by Jack Spade

    Friday ‘Time Killers’

    This is probably the only time it’s acceptable to eat someone’s face. A guy with to much time on his hands made Cee-Lo’s face from ‘The Voice’ out of Cheetos

    The world record for tightest parallel parking job has been broken for the fifth time in two years. A guy in China did it in a Mini Cooper last week, and beat the old record of 8.66 inches, which was just set last month. The NEW record is 5.91 inches