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The government's snooping into phone and Internet use hasn't yet triggered universal outrage, but what if it was tailing your car? With transportation experts insisting the gas tax isn't sustainable to pay for road and highway upkeep, lawmakers are lookin
Did someone say "government waste?" Sometimes the jokes just write themselves, don't they? The fine taxpayers of North Carolina just paid $19,000 for renovations to the governor's bathroom because of a "bad smell." (Guys, haven't you h
A recent poll found Congress to be less popular than zombies, the IRS and hemorrhoids.
Alyssa O'Neill, Pennsylvania teen, dies and family buys coffee for strangers in her memory now.msn.com
The O’Neill family has started a pay-it forward movement after buying coffee for people in memory of their eldest daughter. Alyssa Josephine O’Neill of Erie, Pa., died Sept. 4 from an epileptic seizure. She was only 18.
The seaside town of Arromanches, France, looked quite different over the weekend. Nine thousand silhouettes were hand-drawn in the sand on the Normandy beach to commemorate the soldiers and civilians who died there during Operation Neptune on June 6, 1944
The Nordic Orion made history this past week by becoming the first bulk carrier to cross the Northwest Passage. The 225-meter freighter sailed into Baffin Bay from Vancouver while on its way to deliver coal in Finland.
Four times each year for the past five years, Aaran Stewart has flown from Heathrow Airport to his Boston-area high school and every time, he's departed from the same gate, ridden the same airport bus and been greeted by the exact same staff members. Coin
National Geographic is soliciting photos of natural beauty as part of its Great Nature Project. The project runs until Sept. 9.
The story of Christian Lunsford and Tona Herndon is proof that the apple can fall pretty far from the tree sometimes.
When it comes to domestic liquor, it doesn't get more American than the Tennessee-distilled Jack Daniel's whiskey. And while the standard bottle is fine for personal use, what if you're throwing a high-society Southern soiree where the Lynchburg Lemonades
Seattle has the highest concentration of gay-couple-households in the US, edging out San Francisco for the first time.
CHef is a retired military dog, and he's meeting a kitten for the first time. The results are amazing.
When Stephanie Smith made her boyfriend Eric a sandwich, instead of saying thank you he announced "Honey, you’re 300 sandwiches away from an engagement ring!" Some women would have grabbed their things and stomped out the door.
The aliens gave us another flyby September 18th apparently, with UFOs videotaped over Wittenberge, Germany, on a camera with zoom and night-vision capability. It was posted on UFOFilesTV, a self-described "new kind of UFO agency" on YouTube: &qu
It's National Drink Beer Day, the one day a year you’re encouraged to crack open a cold one! OK, well, to be fair, you're also encouraged to sip an o'brewski on St. Patrick’s Day.
The Faces of Facebook aggregates over 1.2 billion profile pics. Can you find yourself?