• 'Provocative' theory links inner ear damage to SIDS deaths

    Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    One scientist has a bold, new theory for why an estimated 3,500 babies a year succumb to SIDS, says Today. Dr. Daniel Rubens, an anesthesiologist at Seattle Children's Hospital, had a hunch: If the part of the ear that controls balance is damaged, babies may be unable to reposition themselves when their breathing is compromised.

  • Watch: LeBron James Hits Ridiculous Full-Court Shot in Boston

    Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    LeBron James has made plenty of impressive shots at the TD Garden in his career, says the Boston Globe, but one long distance attempt at Cavaliers' practice Saturday likely topped them all. As his team prepared for Game 4 of their first-round matchup against the Celtics, the four-time MVP was casually horsing around with some full-court shots from the far corner of the court.

  • Caught on Tape: Alligator Attacks Trainer

    Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    Alligator trainer Daniel Beck was attempting to show an Ohio county fair audience Thursday how quickly gators react once they detect something inside their open jaws when the gator clamped down on his arm, ABC News reports. "This is live take. This is real alligators, it's no second chances," said Beck. Beck was able to pull his arm away the first time but was unsuccessful when he tried a second time during the demonstration.

  • Shock and panic as avalanche engulfs Everest base camp

    Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    A mammoth wave of snow darkens the sky over Everest base camp, CNN reports. Appearing like a white mushroom cloud roaring over the climbers, they scurry as their tents flap like feathers in the wind. Then panic hits. "Whoa! Whoa!" Screams and expletives are heard. The few people in the video scatter and dive into a tent as the deluge of snow falls over them. Cursing and breathing heavily, they wait until the pounding is over.

  • 'Extremely Dangerous' Mile-Wide Tornado Spotted in North Texas

    Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    A mile-wide tornado touched down in north-central Texas as a storm system swept through with large hail and damaging winds, the National Weather Service said, promising more severe weather on Monday, NBC News reports. The storm knocked out power to more than 30,000 people in Texas, according to online reports compiled from local power companies. Austin Energy reported the most affected, with 7,600 without power. After moving through the town of Rio Vista, the tornado moved east into rural parts of Johnson County, Emergency Management Director Jamie Moore told NBC News. The tornado was about a mile wide when it was first spotted, he said.

  • NewsOn6: 2 Found Dead In Apartment Attached To Muskogee Strip Club

    Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    MUSKOGEE - Two people have been found dead near the Muskogee city limits, officials say, NewsOn6 reports. Officials told News On 6 that an over-the-road truck driver lives in another one of the apartments, and he came home from a job on Sunday about 4:30 p.m. and found the people dead ...

  • Here's one app not allowed on Apple Watch

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Turns out one of the first apps owners of the new $17,000 luxury Apple Watch Edition won't be downloading is one that plays flatulence sounds. Dang, thanks a lot Apple!

  • Jon Stewart geeks out over “Goodfellas” at Tribeca

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    In addition to celebrating the power of film, this year’s Tribeca Film Festival also provided an opportunity for all our esteemed fake news hosts to geek out over their favorite films. Colbert talked to his hero George Lucas about “Star Wars,” John Oliver moderated a lively Monty Python reunion , and diehard “Goodfellas” fanboy Jon Stewart closed out the festival with a celebration of the 25th anniversary of Martin Scorsese’s iconic gangster film.

  • Grey's Anatomy Fans Launch Petition to Bring Back McDreamy

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Fans still reeling from the tragic death of Dr. Derek "McDreamy" Shepard on Grey's Anatomy, take solace. Courtney Williams feels your pain, and she's taking action. Williams has started a Change.org petition directed at Shonda Rimes, ABC and Patrick Dempsey, requesting the return of the beloved character. The 600-plus-word description details, in no uncertain terms, the betrayal felt by the Grey's fan base. "This is important because you cannot have people invest a decade into a character and then you just terminate them like that," Williams writes.   

  • How to get your $100 worth if you’re buying the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    In a stunning intersection of sport, commerce and eye-popping-greed-that-empties-somebody’s-wallet capitalism, the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao boxing blockbuster this Saturday will be available in homes across TV Land for a mere $90 (actually, $89.95) — and if you want it in high definition, it will be $100 (actually, $99.95). Extravagant price aside, I will say this: If you’re planning to pay-per-view this extravaganza and are considering watching it in standard definition to save 10 bucks, you ought to just listen to the fight instead on radio, if you can find it.

  • Lil Wayne’s tour buses ‘shot multiple times’ in Atlanta

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Shots were fired at rapper Lil Wayne’s tour bus overnight in Atlanta, police said. Atlanta police spokeswoman Elizabeth Espy said officers from her department were called to the Mandarin Oriental hotel on Peachtree Road at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday “regarding someone shooting at a bus that Lil Wayne was on.” Responding officers found two tour buses that had been shot multiple times, Espy said.

  • Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, half-marathon and 5K winners

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Race winners and their times in the marathon, half-marathon and 5K at the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon on Sunday: MARATHON Male - Scott Downard, 2:31:30. Female - Camille Herron, 2:54:55. MARATHON RELAY Male - WTIYP, 3:39:01. Female - Tiptonians, 3:30:26. HALF-MARATHON Male - Scott Smith, 1:06.53. Female - Ashley Miller, 1:20:54. 5K Male - Matt Moler, 18:10. Female - Nichole Rocha Salas, 20:50. Full results: bit.ly

  • The Science of Why We Learn to Love Foods We Used to Hate

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Repeated exposure and social pressure both have an effect Not to be mean, but you’re a “benign masochist.” We all are to some extent. It’s a natural human trait, and it helps explain why we learn to love foods we initially hated. Coffee, beer and chilies are all examples of food that little kids hate, but many adults can’t seem to get enough of. Alison Bruzek of NPR’s The Salt blog interviewed Paul Rozin , a cultural psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania, who has researched this specific phenomenon.

  • Reports: NBC finds at least 10 Brian Williams embellishments

    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    An NBC investigation into the reporting of suspended anchor Brian Williams has found at least 10 instance of exaggerations and embellishments, CNN and the Washington Post reported Saturday.

  • Mavs' Carlisle Fined $25,000 For Criticizing Refs After Loss

    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle was fined $25,000 on Saturday for criticizing officials after a loss to Houston that left Dallas trailing 3-0 in a first-round playoff series.

  • Synthetic Marijuana Continues Sending Truckloads of Teens to ER

    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Despite risk of fatality, Spice or K2 are easily available in most parts of the country.

  • Britt McHenry returns to work after suspension, asks for 'second chance'

    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    On Saturday, reporter Britt McHenry posted her first message on Twitter since returning to work after a one-week suspension from ESPN. The 28-year-old was suspended after video surfaced showing her berating a tow company employee. "My remarks were completely out of line," McHenry wrote.

  • Why Apple Watch isn't the most advanced timepiece

    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Apple CEO Tim Cook claims Apple Watch is 'the most advanced timepiece ever created.' Watchmaking experts disagree. We wind back the history.

  • 'Suicide Squad': David Ayer reveals Jared Leto's new look for the Joker's 75th anniversary

    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Happy anniversary, Mr. J! "Suicide Squad" director David Ayer celebrated the Joker's 75th anniversary Friday by revealing a controversial new image of Jared Leto as the iconic supervillain.

  • Protesters applaud possibility of further investigation into Tulsa County Sheriff's Office

    Samantha Vicent, Tulsa World | Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Hours after Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler said he is considering having an independent agency investigate actions committed by the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office concerning Reserve Deputy Robert Bates, about 100 people gathered outside the county courthouse in hopes of helping him decide. “What have we been asking for? Justice,” Marq Lewis told the crowd, referencing Bates’ fatal altercation with Eric Harris on April 2. “And it’s coming. It’s because of you. You guys never gave up.”




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