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.
Mob of Wild Monkeys Are Rampaging Through Indonesia
Humans may share DNA with monkeys, but, if this report out of Indonesia is any indication, our primate cousins couldn't care less.
Self-Proclaimed Pastor Stiffs Waiter on Tip Because He Already “Gave to God”
Waiting tables can be rough, especially if some cheapskate stiffs you on a hard-earned tip. A server recently found herself in such a situation after a man claiming to be a pastor refused a gratuity because he already "gave to God." Hey, whatever happened to acts of charity?
Postal Worker Retires After 44 Years Without Taking a Single Sick Day
As the famous motto goes, "neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night" stops dedicated postal workers. And as far as Deborah Ford is concerned, who retired from the USPS after more than four decades on the job without taking a single sick day, nothing else does either.
There’s Still Time to Buy a Rotten Twinkie on eBay
Popular belief has it that Twinkies never go bad, but there's a disgustingly rotten Twinkie currently up for auction on eBay that proves this wrong. Oh so wrong.
The Pope’s Dove of Peace Was Attacked by a Seagull
Just as he finished a sermon on Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI symbolically released two doves into the air as a call for peace. But soon after the birds took flight, an aggressive seagull began dive bombing one of them. Uh oh. We're generally not superstitious, but we sure hope this isn't a si…
Meet ‘Flamy,’ the Scariest Fire Safety Mascot Ever
In Brazil, they really don't mess around when it comes to fire safety. In fact, one hospital has introduced a terrifying mascot who teaches kids how to avoid flammable materials and how burns should be treated. He looks, by the way, like a man engulfed in flames. Very sensitive, guys.
Man Calls Cops Because His Spicy McChicken Is Too Spicy
When you eat out as much as we do, crummy food is inevitable. Usually, we just grumble about our bad meal and move on. But a man in China did one better by calling cops after discovering that his Spicy McChicken sandwich was way too spicy.
Me-Ouch! Man Wants to Rid New Zealand of Cats
Nobody loves cats more than us. After all, where would the internet be without Henri the Existential Cat, Grumpy Cat and Dubstep Cat? Probably firmly under the control of corgis, that's where. So, imagine how dismayed we were to learn that a man has a nutty plan to completely rid New Zealand of…
Would You Pay $110 to Eat a Meal Made of Dirt?
In general, restaurants avoid dirt in their food, lest they raise the ire of paying customers and/or the health board. But a high-end restaurant in Japan is taking a different approach by serving a $110 full-course meal where dirt is actually the main ingredient.
The 10 Weirdest Pokemon Ever
To the uninitiated, Pokemon may seem awfully cute and cuddly. But true fans know there are weird, silly and sometimes downright horrifying creatures lurking in the Pokedex. Given that there's currently more than 600 characters in the pocket monster franchise, there are bound to be a few misfits…
Fortune-Telling Camel Predicts Ravens Will Win Super Bowl
After Teddy the talking porcupine correctly predicted the winner of the 2012 Super Bowl, we decided never to scoff at a fortune-telling animal again. So, when we heard that a clairvoyant camel had peered into the future and determined the winner of this year's game, we were all ears.
Developer Outsourced Work to China So He Could Surf the Web All Day
When it comes to dodging work, we tip our hats to an unidentified developer who outsourced his programming duties to a Chinese company while he surfed the internet all day. Brilliant! But imagine if he devoted as much energy to his actual job. Someday, he might've gone somewhere.
Is This Really a Photo of an Alien in the Woods in Texas?
Maybe we're just hypersensitive to this sort of thing, but it seems like UFO reports have been pouring in lately. After the possible appearance of UFOs in Google Street View and in the skies over San Francisco and Brooklyn, a man claims to have snapped a photographed of a "Grey&quo…
Mark Wahlberg Did the Local Weather Report in Philly
Luckily for Mark Wahlberg, he has a successful career as an actor to fall back on, because, as this clip from 'Good Day Philadelphia' shows, he doesn't cut it as a weatherman.
Help Your Pooch Unwind With ‘Dawg Grog,’ Beer Made for Dogs
Do you find that your dog is frequently stressed after a hard day of guarding the home? Then you may want to help your pooch unwind with 'Dawg Grog,' which is being marketed as beer for man's best friend.