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‘Beardvertising’ Will Turn Your Facial Hair Into a Walking Billboard
Are you a lumberjack, homeless guy or hipster looking to make a few extra bucks? Well, now you can by selling advertising space in your beard.
Anchored Putting to Be Banned in Golf by 2016
Those long-handled putters that have become fairly popular on the professional golf circuit could soon be obsolete after the U.S. Golf Association and the Royal and Ancient Golf Club—the official governing bodies of The Rules of Golf voted this week to ban “anchoring” a club while putting.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Shows Up 10 Years Later, Wants $20
Most of us have at least one crazy ex in our pasts, but not many of them randomly show up ten years after the break up, demanding twenty bucks.
University of Oregon Charges $5 Per Person to Watch Cheerleading Tryouts
The University of Oregon athletic department is completely underwritten by UO alum and Nike president Phil Knight. It’s not like they’re hurting for money. They still came up with a novel approach to fundraising—allowing the general public to watch Ducks’ cheerleading tryouts for $5 apiece.
Attention: This is Not a Dog — This is a Ferret on Steroids
Dog lovers in Argentina are shelling out hundreds of dollars for loveable toy poodle puppies, only to get them home and discover that they’re actually ferrets on steroids.
Ron Jeremy in Intensive Care After Heart Aneurysm
Porn star Ron Jeremy is reportedly in critical condition and in the Intensive Care Unit of a California hospital after suffering a heart aneurysm.
LED Gym Floor Changes to Any Court You Want Except Badminton Because Grow a Pair
While there’s something to be said for the iconic squeak of sneakers on an old, varnished wood gym floor, we might be willing to pass on tradition if we had a high-tech floor like this one. It looks like something out of Tron, and we're into it.
Notre Dame Linebacker Manti Te’o’s Dying Girlfriend Was a Hoax
In early September, Notre Dame linebacker and Heisman Trophy candidate Manti Te’o—just days after learning of the death of his girlfriend—led the Fighting Irish to an emotional upset of then-#10 Michigan State. However, in one of the most bizarre twists we’ve seen in college football, it now appears that the whole story about a dying girlfriend was a hoax.
This Week’s College Football Bowl Games: What to Watch For
As we come down the homestretch of this college football season, there are lots of great games on tap in the next week. Many of the nation’s top players—including Heisman-winner Johnny Manziel—will be on display for the last time this year. We will have separate previews of all the BCS games posted soon, but in the meantime, here are the highlights of all the other remaining college bowl games. Re
Dude Gets Disability Benefits for His Addiction to Heavy Metal
A Swedish man was recently awarded unemployment benefits after getting his addiction to heavy metal music classified as a disability.
Notre Dame-Alabama in BCS National Championship, Plus Your Full Bowl Guide
As expected, Notre Dame and Alabama will meet in the BCS National Championship Game to award another trophy to one of college football’s most successful programs. However, the complete bowl lineup was not without some surprises, including #15 Northern Illinois crashing the BCS party and 9-3 Louisiana Tech being left home for the holidays after their administration turned down an Independence Bowl
Man Sets World Gaming Record Playing Call of Duty: Black Ops II for 135 Hours
This week, an Australian man proved his devotion to the gaming world by setting a new world record, playing Call of Duty: Black Ops II for more than 135 straight hours.