The top 10 most expensive places to get married
XO Group Inc., the creator of the top two wedding websites, TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com, released the results of its annual Real Weddings Study. This comprehensive report surveyed more than 17,500 US brides married in 2012.
Is it really possible to not know you're pregnant until the birth?
Trish Staine had just finished running 10 miles while training for a half-marathon when she started going into labor. The mother of three said she hadn't gained any weight or felt any fetal movement in the months before and had no idea she was pregnant. Is it possible for a woman not to know she's pregnant before she starts giving birth?Continued ...
VIDEO: Amphibious bus filled with tourists sinks
In Liverpool, England, a "duck bus" -- which is supposed to be amphibious -- sank while full of tourists.Continued ...
State photo-ID databases become troves for police
The faces of more than 120 million people are in searchable photo databases that state officials assembled to prevent driver's-license fraud but that increasingly are used by police to identify suspects, accomplices and even innocent bystanders in a wide range of criminal investigations.Continued ...
VIDEO: Miss Utah flubs answer on income inequality
Responding to an interview question in Sunday's Miss USA Pageant, Miss Utah Marissa Powell says the country needs to "create education better."Continued ...
When trust in Uncle Sam takes a beating, workers are bruised
The recent spate of controversies - revelations about the massive collection of electronic data by the National Security Agency, the Internal Revenue Service's political targeting and conference scandals, and the seizure of Associated Press telephone records - undermines confidence in government.Continued ...
- Friday, June 14, 2013
VIDEO: You won't believe how much Google interns are paid
Many interns work for free. Not at Google.Continued ...
Purchases by dementia sufferers put stores in quandary
An increasing number of lawsuits have been filed across Japan against department stores that allowed unusual purchases to be made by elderly people with dementia.Continued ...
VIDEO: Plane slams through hangar after wrong turn
A small passenger plane crashed through a hangar at the Chino, Calif. airport after the pilot apparently lost control during an engine test.Continued ...
- Thursday, June 13, 2013
Lucky customers pay only 44 cents a gallon for gas
Due to a technical error that lasted nearly two hours, premium pumps at a Marathon station were priced roughly $4 below where they should have been.Continued ...
VIDEO: National anthem singer gets hit with racial tweets
After 11-year-old Sebastian De La Cruz sang the national anthem at game three of the NBA finals, rascist tweets poured in. Some tweets questioned De La Cruz's right to be in the country, to which he said: "People don't know, they just assume that I'm just Mexican, but I'm not from Mexico, I'm from San Antonio, born and raised."Continued ...
VIDEO: Husband accidentally sells wife's wedding ring at garage sale
A husband who accidentally sold his wife's wedding ring at a garage sale is hoping the person who bought will bring it back.
Police rescue children while mother smokes pot
Two juvenile males were rescued while climbing out a third-floor window by police while their 25-year-old mother was smoking marijuana downstairs.Continued ...
- Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Mass. madam's arrest could prove embarrassing
Young women who worked for accused madam Lori Barron told police they performed sex acts on hundreds of area men, including a police officer, firefighters, a city councilor, teachers, lawyers and court workers, according to police reports filed Tuesday.Continued ...
Police arrest man accused of dining and then dashing
A man who has sampled many of Gloucester’s better restaurants without paying was arrested in a final fiasco at Azorean last weekend.Continued ...
VIDEO: NASA Releases incredible images of tornadoes on the sun
Space weather can have a surprising impact here on Earth.Continued ...
Congressional inexperience may be biggest hurdle to tax code rewrite
As lawmakers rewrite the 4,000-page U.S. Internal Revenue Code, the complexities of Congress - not just the tax code - may present some of the biggest hurdles.Continued ...
Pa. woman digs up two-headed piglet
It sounds like a tabloid headline: “Local woman digs up two-headed piglet in backyard.”Continued ...
- Tuesday, June 11, 2013
- Consumers' desire for local, organic food drives online grocery business
When is a nightgown appropriate in the office?
Who among us hasn't wondered if pajama pants are OK in the winter? What about clingy, see-through blouses for spring? And now that it's almost summer, what about nightgowns? Specifically, what about midthigh-length, straw-colored cotton nightgowns at work?Continued ...
VIDEO: Super glue saves Kansas newborn
An infant girl in Kansas was recovering Monday after doctors used surgical super glue to seal a bleeding aneurysm in her brain.Continued ...
VIDEO: Obama administration drops morning-after pill appeal
The Obama administration will allow minors to obtain one form of the emergency contraception known as the "morning-after pill," dropping its appeal of a judge's order requiring it to be sold over the counter.Continued ...
When did sunscreen get so complicated?
Summer is almost here, which means it's time for picnics, pool parties, and every parent's favorite pastime: chasing after your kid with the sunscreen bottle. But what's arguably more arduous than slathering lotion onto a screaming 3-year-old is choosing the right sunscreen.Continued ...
- Monday, June 10, 2013
How to shield calls, chats, browsing from surveillance
If you have followed the startling revelations about the scope of the U.S. government's surveillance efforts, you may have thought you were reading about the end of privacy. But even when faced with the most ubiquitous of modern surveillance, there are ways to keep your communications away from prying eyes.Continued ...
VIDEO: Apple unveils new MacBook Air with improved battery life
At Apple's WWDC, the company shows off its new line of MacBook Air laptops with faster processors and improved battery life. The new models are available in 11-inch and 13-inch dimensions, ranging in price from $999 to $1,299.Continued ...
VIDEO: Obama: 'It's time' to close gender wage gap
President Barack Obama is calling attention to the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act that aimed to eliminate gender wage disparities, making the case for strengthening the law that President John F. Kennedy signed in 1963.Continued ...
- Is it really possible to not know you're pregnant until the birth?