Mobster uses 'letters from Obama' to sway court

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Post) This mobster is the scam artist-in-chief. A longtime Gambino crime-family associate tried to convince a judge he's politically connected to avoid a harsh sentence — more…

Ed Asner asks to 'p--- on' Fox News producer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) Even Lou Grant never treated newsroom employees this badly. Ed Asner, the 83-year-old, seven-time Emmy Award winner who recently narrated an animated California teachers union video more…

Scuba divers rescue pregnant whale shark

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Evening Standard) A group of divers in Mexico rescued a 30ft long pregnant whale shark from almost certain death. The creature had become ensnared in a thick more…

It's amazing London survived ...

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Evening Standard) The extent of the German Blitz on London becomes chillingly clear in an extraordinary new interactive map. The year-long project shows where every German bomb more…

Coffee from elephant dung fills $50 cup

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) In the lush hills of northern Thailand, a herd of 20 elephants is excreting some of the world's most expensive coffee. Trumpeted as earthy in flavor more…

'Non-gender specific' Easy-Bake Oven for boys?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNews) A teenage girl is asking the toymaker Hasbro to make a non-gender-specific colored version of its iconic Easy-Bake Oven for her 4-year-old brother so she can "encourage more…

Drone crash on college campus ... a hoax

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Boing Boing) Things you don't read every day in a college news publication: "We understand that the recent drone crash incident has caused alarm amongst students and staff more…