Donald Deane has held a variety of jobs, including college English teacher, newspaper reporter/editor, internet project manager, dishwasher and dogcatcher. He now writes exclusively and has contributed to AOL TV and Moviefone among others.
Mom Thrown in Jail for Allowing Kids to Miss School
As any parent knows, getting multiple kids ready for school in the morning can be a real hassle. But before you decide to leave them to their own devices, consider this 34-year-old California mom who was sentenced to six months in jail for letting her kids skip too much school. Truancy ain't no…
Heroic Firefighters Save Family Dog
It's a fact that firefighters will go to extreme lengths to save lives, and now comes a story of heroic first responders who rescued a beloved family pet from the brink of death.
At Ease, Everyone: Experts Say 2013 Bacon Shortage Is a Myth
Last week, a U.K. group struck fear in the hearts of bacon lovers everywhere when it predicted an "unavoidable" pork shortage next year. But now experts say there's no real threat of an impending "aporkalypse" here in the U.S. and that the organization's…
Angry Woman Frightens Off Gigantic Black Bear
The North American black bear may have few natural predators in the wild, but when it comes to angry housewives, they know enough to run.
Zombies Show Up Uninvited to Family Portrait
We love zombies as much as anybody, but, man, it sure is annoying how they always show up without an invite. In these pics, a group of murderous, brain-eating undead crash a family portrait and carnage ensues.
Man Takes Crazy Thrill Ride on Excavator
Alright, we'll admit it -- every time we see heavy machinery, part of us wonders what it would be like to play on it. Well, the man in this clip gets that chance and, boy, are we jealous.
Tech-Savvy Bear Steals iPad
Campers at Jenks Lake in California's San Bernardino National Forest got an unexpected visitor over the weekend when a bear sauntered into camp and stole a backpack containing an iPad. Not that we blame him, of course. Those things are expensive!
Adorable Corgi Puppy Battles Door Stop
So far, we've seen corgis take a hike, get stuck climbing stairs, catch treats in slow motion and cover 'Call me Maybe.' But this video of a corgi puppy battling a door stop beats all others in terms of sheer cuteness. In fact, we're starting to wonder if corgis are just playing …
Two Wall Street Guys Fight Over NYC Cab Like Children
In amateur video that will gladden the hearts of the 99%, two apparent Wall Street-types engage in a silly fight over a New York City cab. But maybe we shouldn't judge. You know how hard it is to find a cab in Manhattan sometimes?
Floridians Fall For ‘Onion’ Article About Obama’s 19-Year-Old Son
Most people recognize satire when they see it, but not Floridians. Inboxes and Facebook pages of Florida residents recently received an article by The Onion describing an appearance by President Barack Obama's illegitimate 19-year-old son Luther at the Democratic National Convention. Incredibly, the…
Florida Man Wrestles Gator to Save Beloved Dog
We already knew that dogs love their masters, but how far will a pet owner go to protect their beloved pooch? In Florida, a 66-year-old grandfather recently wrestled a seven-foot alligator to save his West Highland Terrier. Answer is, pretty far, apparently.
Emma Watson is Named the Celeb Most Likely to Give You a Virus
Security software company McAfee, Inc. released its annual report today of the celebrities most likely to give you a virus. And, no, Lindsay Lohan wasn't at the top of the list. Instead, it was Emma Watson of 'Harry Potter' fame. But she seems so innocent. Oh, computer virus. Noted.