Months after she was doused in kerosene and set on fire, Hope, the dog we’ve watched through a remarkable recovery reunited with her angel. A little boy named Max saw she was on fire and got help. On Thursday, Max was honored for doing the right thing. In much anticipation, the Hardee Animal Rescue walked […]
With electric rates predicted to climb 10% by summer, cranking up your air conditioner could cost you big this year. But that doesn’t have to mean living in a sweat lodge.
Well, guess that argument’s settled for now. Google is a more valuable brand than Apple. At least that’s the assessment of an annual study by Millward Brown, a communications company that ranks Google as the world’s most popular brand, topping Apple, which had held the top spot for the past three years. And, yes, we […]
The accused Boston Marathon bombers used Christmas lights and model-car parts to make the explosives, prosecutors said in court documents obtained by CNN Wednesday. “The Marathon bombs were constructed using improvised fuses made from Christmas lights and improvised, remote-control detonators fashioned from model car parts,” federal prosecutors said in a motion filed Wednesday. “These relatively […]
McDonald’s tweeted a photo of the new Happy Meal mascot, saying: “Say hello to our newest friend, Happy!” But within hours, the new square-faced red and yellow mascot with big white teeth was scaring away people on Twitter and had become the butt of jokes.
A 16-year-old from Brazil can dash off a wordy, complicated, text message in the time most of us can thumb “Where R U?” And the folks with Guinness World Records have noticed. Marcel Fernandes typed a 25-word pre-selected paragraph into his touchscreen phone in 18.19 seconds, just enough to break the record of 18.44 seconds […]
AT&T is poised to acquire America’s biggest satellite television provider, DirecTV, in a deal worth almost $50 billion. The boards of the two companies were meeting on Sunday to approve the plan, according to a person with direct knowledge of the meetings. The deal could be announced as soon as Sunday afternoon..
A woman with an incurable cancer is now in remission, thanks, doctors say, to a highly concentrated dose of the measles virus. For 10 years, Stacy Erholtz, 49, battled multiple myeloma, a deadly cancer of the blood. Doctors at the Mayo Clinic say she had received every type of chemotherapy drug available for her cancer […]