That Happened

This composite photo shows multiple images of the moon during the stages of a lunar eclipse, as seen from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)

Here’s how that #BloodMoon progressed overnight

As far as total eclipses go, it’s hard to outdo “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” but this one was pretty neat.

Southwest flight attendant brilliantly performs safety announcement like a comedy routine


If an air traveler couldn’t sit back and enjoy the ride after this bit of humor, he’s hopeless.

The epic Nicholas Cage art show you have to see

Photo via John Metcalfe, Atlantic Cities

Yes, someone curated an art show entirely of pieces featuring actor Nicolas Cage. And it’s amazing.

NYC’s police and fire departments brawl at a charity hockey game

The NYPD and NYFD brawl at a charity hockey game

Who wants to waste time playing hockey for charity when you can just brawl for it, instead?

Mazda recalling cars because spiders can damage


ASSOCIATED PRESS — DETROIT — Mazda is recalling 42,000 Mazda6 cars in the U.S. because spiders can weave a web in a vent hose and cause the fuel tank to crack.

25-year-old Jon Hamm appears on dating show

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You know Jon Hamm best from his role on the hit AMC television show “Mad Men,” but someone has unearthed much earlier footage of the actor. On Thursday, Lighthearted Entertainment posted a 1996 video of the 25-year-old star on “The Big Date” dating game show to YouTube.

Chris Matthews believes Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence in the 20th Century

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Apparently MSNBC host Chris Matthews and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) took the same course in American history.

No tacos for you: NY restaurant chain ‘bans’ Putin

Via Mighty Taco

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hey Putin, don’t even think about ordering a Super Mighty in Buffalo.

A couple of Texans have captured what they say is El Chupacabra


El Chupacabra may not be the legend we have accepted it to be, a family in Texas has captured what they claim to be the mythical chupacabra.

Why Boomer Esiason should keep his trap shut about C-sections

Boomer Esiason

Sports announcer and former NFL player Boomer Esiason recently said on his radio show that he doesn’t support Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy’s choice to take paternity leave to be with his wife and newborn son. Instead, Esiason suggested that he should have forced his wife to get a C-section prior to Opening Day.

But Esiason should keep quiet about C-sections — and he definitely needs to apologize.

Uh, no: Democrat says Dred Scott and campaign finance decisions are ‘strikingly similar’

AP Photo/Dirk Lammers

S.D. Senate candidate Rick Weiland (D) said in a fundraising letter Wednesday that the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down limits on overall campaign donations could be the High Court’s worst “since the Dred Scott case reaffirmed slavery in 1857.” He even went as far as to link the two.

What is emotional confusion you ask? It’s Gary Busey in an Amazon ad

This is Gary Busey.

Gary Busey, who could only be described with words Shakespeare never got around to creating, stars in a new advertisement for Amazon’s voice-activated “Fire TV.” It makes a good match — after all, if you’re like him, you like talking to things.

President Obama: If GOP’s policies were deli food, they’d be called the ‘stinkburger’ and ‘meanwhich’

AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

President Barack Obama was full of schoolyard insults during a speech on the minimum wage Wednesday, as he told the crowd that if the GOP’s policies were deli foods, they’d be a “stinkburger” or “meanwhich.”

NJ teen who sued parents for college money lands hefty scholarship

AP Photo/The Star-Ledger, John O'Boyle, Pool, File

The New Jersey teen who sued her parents for money to attend college was awarded a hefty scholarship from an expensive Massachusetts university.

Red Sox player rocks an American flag suit at WH

Jonny Gomes

There’s nothing more American than baseball and the stars and stripes. And one Boston Red Sox player decided to combine the two, rocking an American flag suit during his visit to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Report: Man breaks into day spa and passes out after heating up a virtual Brinks truck of Hot Pockets

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Multiple outlets out of South Bend, Ind., report that Brian McCurren, a student at the University of Notre Dame, was discovered asleep in a wreck of frozen food and property damage at a day spa Sunday morning while police responded to a fire alarm at the establishment.

Mets fans boo Bill de Blasio pretty dang loudly at Opening Day

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The least popular guy wearing a New York Mets jersey at Citi Field Monday was the mayor.

Reporters literally blown away by Canadian wind


The United States isn’t the only country that experienced extreme weather over the winter season. These two weather reporters confronted 100 miles-per-hour winds in Canada on March 26th, reports Business Insider.

OFA accuses Koch brothers group of bribing college kids with booze

Organizing for Action

Organizing for Action is accusing a Koch brothers group of bribing college kids to opt out of Obamacare — and supposedly using free booze to do it.

Redneck Tampa driver gets road rage, crashes

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Note to angry drivers: think before you succumb to a bout of road rage, as one angry Tampa, Fla., driver experienced what the victim of his rude taunting labeled, “instant karma.”