Tag Archives: U.S.

Keep thieves away

“Home Alone” taught us there’s no time like the holidays for a home invasion.  ‘Tis the season for opportunistic thievery, but in reality, burglars don’t discriminate against other months. According to a September report by SafeWise, a burglary occurs in the U.S. about every 18 seconds. That’s nearly 5,000 a day. Your chance of being a target increases exponentially with ...

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Bags banned from Cannes beaches over terror attack fears in France – French authorities ID second church attacker

The mayor of Cannes announced Thursday that, due to the terror threat in France, bags have been banned from the city’s world-famous beaches. The Sun reported that sunbathers were told to carry transparent bags if needed or face arrest. Security officials told the newspaper they had serious concern attackers could smuggle “weapons or explosives” onto the beaches. Since January 2015, attackers inspired by ...

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Chill a Bud Light in 5 seconds

Don’t let that Bud Light Lime get warm. (iStock) Whether you’re grillin’ and chillin’ or just lounging poolside, nothing compliments a summer activity quite like a boozy beverage. But how do you keep that wine cold as the weather heats up? Even more important, how do you keep the party going when the drinks are running low? We’ve rounded up seven ...

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Smithsonian Institution hiring first ever beer historian

Cheers to learning more about beer. (iStock) It’s the career opportunity of a lifetime for sudsy sippers across the country. The Smithsonian Institute’s Museum of American History is looking to hire a beer historian for a three-year appointment based in Washington, D.C. Museum curator Paula Johnson told the Washington City Paper that the job is a brand new position funded by ...

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Attackers forced church attendee to record French priest's murder, hostage says – VIDEO: Priest killed in ISIS attack on French church

The attackers who stormed a Catholic church in France forced one of the congregants to take pictures and video showing the body of the murdered priest to memorialize the atrocity, a hostage revealed on Wednesday. The attackers, linked to the Islamic State terror group, took hostages at the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, in France’s northwest region, during morning Mass. After Rev. ...

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Kansas stepfather accused of abandoning infant in trash

Lawrence Police attend the scene, Thursday, July 7, 2016,, near where an infant was found earlier in a Lawrence apartment complex’s trash receptacle, police said. (Mike Yoder/The Lawrence Journal-World via AP) LAWRENCE, Kan. –  Police in Lawrence, Kansas, say a 9-month-old girl’s stepfather is accused of abandoning the infant in a trash bin earlier this month. The Kansas City Star ...

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Is cockroach milk the next big superfood?

Think twice before killing the next cockroach you find in your apartment. A team of scientists at India’s Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicinediscovered that cockroach milk may be the greatest superfood of them all. The Pacific beetle cockroach (the only kind that gives birth to live young) feeds it’s babies by lactating protein-dense crystals, which pack fats, sugars, amino ...

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Will Dale ever drive again?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. warned Monday that his return to NASCAR could take longer than planned. NASCAR’s most popular driver is scheduled to miss his third consecutive race this Sunday with concussion-like symptoms. On his weekly podcast, he said he will have another evaluation soon to see “what kind of gains we’ve made and get in front of my doctors . ...

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