Carl Pettit is a writer and editor with interests ranging from international relations and political humor to the arts and modern media.
Masked Streaker Makes Awesome NSFW Getaway
It takes an awful lot of courage to run across an athletic field in nothing but your birthday suit. Even if you’re a bit of an exhibitionist, and never feel shy about exposing some skin, getting caught by the guards when you’re stark naked probably isn&CloseCurlyQuote…
8-Year-Old Boy Wreaks Havoc With Mom’s Car
An eight-year-old boy living in New York State is probably counting his blessings today. The local police have decided not to file any charges against the boy, or his family, after young Andrew Letts decided to take his mom’s car out for a joyride.
10 of the Coolest Road Trips in North America
The open road offers up a lot of possibilities. You’ve got adventure, new and strange destinations, gorgeous scenery, and the opportunity to escape the humdrums of your normal life, plus all of the interesting characters you’ll meet along the way. All you have to do i…
10 of the Coolest Mini Golf Courses Ever Made
Mini golf isn’t just golf on a miniature scale. Sure, the name implies that, but a few rounds at a mini golf course can be so much more than simply whacking golf balls across artificial turf or green carpet.
The 10 Wildest Roller Coasters on Earth
If vertigo isn’t an issue for you, and you have no problem keeping your lunch down while hurtling through space, then you just might be a roller coaster fan.
Boy Had Toy Lodged Up Nose for Three Years
Little kids like to stick things inside their mouths, ears and noses. From toy soldiers and toy cars, to carrot sticks, pencils, crayons and more, some curious toddler somewhere has jammed it down his gullet or into his nose.
Woman Drives Through Building, Runs Her Ex-Husband Down
It’s never a good idea to infuriate an ex-wife or estranged husband with a score to settle. You never know what your former life partner is capable of. One man, living in Utah, discovered just how angry is ex-wife really was at him. Brenda Christine White drove a Ford Explorer throug…
16-Year-Old New Yorker Wins ‘Fastest Texter’ Second Year Running
Maybe you thought your thumbs were fast, and you could pop out text messages at remarkable speeds. Well, perhaps you should think again. A 16-year-old New Yorker was just awarded the top prize for the second year in a row at the LG US National Texting Competition.
Man Kicked Off Plane Because of Saggy Pants
Sometimes all a fellow wants to do is make a fashion statement. Is that really a crime? Well, the saggy pants look might not be against the law, but it tends to be frowned upon in certain places, like on an airplane.
10 of the Strangest Hotels on the Planet
Sometimes a bed is just a bed. It's simply a place to lay your head down for a good night’s sleep. But sometimes a bed, and the room it happens to be in, is an amazing work of art, located in a bizarre place full of fascinating sights. Most of us have stayed in hotels during our life, some better th…
10 Amazing Olympic Facts You Might Not Know
With the Olympics coming to London this summer, we thought we’d take a look at some amazing facts and traditions that make up part of this celebrated global event.
Finland Crowns a New ‘Wife-Carrying’ Champion
Ah, leave it to the Finns and their bizarre contests to make you scratch your head in wonder. This Northern European country, which is home to the Air Guitar World Championship, the Mosquito Swatting Championships and the Swamp Soccer Championships (just to name a few), is also the proud creator of …
10 Amazing Tips and Tricks to Make You a Grill Master
The sun is out, your friends are over and the kids are splashing around in the pool. Ah yes, it’s summertime, and you’re just dying to break out your grill or smoker and throw an amazing barbeque party in your backyard, at the beach, or wherever you happen to be.
Woman Gets Glued to a Toilet Seat at Walmart
To glue or not to glue, that is the eternal question. When the gluing being referred to concerns someone’s posterior and a toilet seat, you’d like to think there wouldn’t be any type of glue involved whatsoever. For one very unfortunate individual…
Ebay Is Now Generating Its Own Power
Lots of people depend on eBay, either to buy the items they so desperately desire, or to peddle their own goods and services to the waiting digital masses. Even so, it seems the internet giant doesn’t want to depend on anyone else anymore… for its electrical power, that is.