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China : Bird Flu Threatens KFC’s New Year Recovery

Bird Flu Threatens KFC's New Year Recovery

KFC‘s recovery in China is being threatened by the spread of bird flu in the region. Shanghai will halt live poultry sales for three months beginning Friday, and Hong Kong initiated a three-week ban after poultry imported from China tested positive for bird flu. KFC has 4,400 restaurants in China and the Chinese New Year, which is Jan. 31, is ... Read More »

North Dakota Farmer Arrested, Drone Evidence Used

Drone farmer arrest

A predator drone has helped convict a North Dakota famer of terrorizing law officers two years ago. Rodney Brossart was accused of stealing six cows from a neighbor. When officers came to his farm, Brossart family members refused to allow deputies on their farmstead and didn’t show up for court hearings, which resulted in a summer long standoff in 2011, ... Read More »

10 insanely delicious chip flavors from around the world

10 insanely delicious chip flavors from around the world

Forget Cool Ranch (oddly, renamed “Cool American” in Iceland) or sour cream and onion—these chip flavors will make you crave a salty snack … or just cringe. Bloody Mary Now here’s the kind of endorsement I like in a chip: “Won’t get you drunk, but certainly hits the spot!” Pop open a bag of these chips from Devon, England, for ... Read More »

KIEV: Ukraine’s parliament votes to repeal anti-protest laws

Ukraine's parliament votes to repeal anti-protest laws

The Ukrainian Parliament has scrapped a set of wide-ranging laws meant to quell public protests. On Tuesday, less than two weeks after the parliament’s undemocratic passage of anti-protest legislation, it was voted down by 361 to 2. The parliament, known as Verkhovna Rada, held an emergency debate in an effort to resolve the stand-off with opposition. Read More »

Jewel Pranks brad paisley by having him fake arrested (Video)

jewel pranks brad paisley by having him fake arrested

Jewel had Brad Paisley fake-arrested as a prank. The joke was “the best I’ve ever been had,” claims the country star – devised by his current tour mate. After wrapping up the last concert date with her and Chuck Wicks in San Antonio, Paisley flew home to Nashville on his private plane Sunday. There, reports the news page of Great ... Read More »

35 Foods From Your Childhood That Are Extinct Now (Video)

35 Foods From Your Childhood That Are Extinct Now

Nothing engenders nostalgia like food, so BuzzFeed has rounded up a list of 35 much-loved food products that have gone the way of the dinosaur. The list includes: crispy M&Ms, French Toast Crunch, Oreo O’s, Surge that was a green-colored soft drink, sour Altoids, Butterfinger BB’s once endorsed by Bart Simpson!, P.B. Crisps, Sprite Remix, Clearly Canadian, 3D Doritos, Fruitopia, lime ... Read More »

Doctor stabs shark, stitches wound and heads to pub (Video)

Doctor stabs shark, stitches wound and heads to pub

New Zealand man James Grant didn’t panic when attacked by a shark while fishing on Saturday. Instead, he fought off the mammal, stitched his own wounds onshore and went for a pint before attending hospital. Grant, a 24-year old junior doctor, was spearfishing with friends on Saturday on the South Island when he was attacked by what appeared to be ... Read More »

Boston Marathon bombing Survivors invited to State of the Union

Boston Marathon bombing Survivors invited to State of the Union

Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing and openly gay NBA player Jason Collins have been invited to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, the White House said on Monday. A statement named Collins and Boston survivors Carlos Arredondo and Jeff Bauman among the first round of invitees to watch Tuesday’s address in First Lady Michelle Obama’s box. Read More »

Best Super Bowl ads of the past 24 years

Best Super Bowl ads of the past 24 years

“USA Today” has released a list of ‘The Top 25 Super Bowl Ads of the Past 24 Years’. They took the BEST commercial from each year and then ranked them. Each year’s top ad was determined by their “Ad Meter” system…a “real-time consumer ranking of Super Bowl commercials.” There’s one entry from each year, except for 2011 when there was ... Read More »

Royal Caribbean cruise ended after illness outbreak : report

Royal Caribbean cruise ended after illness outbreak

Royal Caribbean International is cutting a 10-night voyage short after an outbreak of stomach illness sickened hundreds of passengers. On Sunday night, the Miami-based cruise line said the Explorer of the Seas would return to New Jersey on Wednesday, two days early, to allow for another round of cleaning. More than 600 passengers and crew aboard the ship, which departed ... Read More »