Originally posted on The Mutt Scouts' blog:
We received a call some while back about a chained dog. New to the neighborhood, this male caller knew that something had to be done about the large dog chained across the street, to a make-shift supporting wall: Empty bucket, chained wrapped around him, dirt-as-bedding, no affection –…


Kim Jong Il death: U.S. wary of succession struggle in North Korea

Africa | Americas | Asia | Europe | Middle East Kim Jong Il death: U.S. wary of succession struggle in North Korea December 19, 2011 | 10:03 am   12 10   REPORTING FROM WASHINGTON — U.S. officials were closely monitoring North Korea for signs of instability or unusual military moves Monday after the death of longtime … Continue reading

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Dog guards casket of fallen Navy SEAL

The dog of a fallen Navy SEAL is stealing hearts across the Internet because of the image of the faithful Labrador retriever lying next to the sailor’s casket. Jon Tumilson, a 35-year-old Navy SEAL who reportedly once made San Diego his home, was memorialized by his family in Iowa last week. He was one of … Continue reading

Man calls 911 when stolen boat runs out of gas

Coast Guard officials in Florida say they helped one seafood company with their big catch of the day — a 33-year-old man who took the establishment’s crab boat out for a ride. About 8 a.m., William Hodges was cruising the Gulf of Mexico in the 17-foot boat when the watercraft ran out of gas and he … Continue reading

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Justin Timberlake’s Marine Date: Did She Get a Kiss?

How do you end a dream date with Justin Timberlake? Not with a kiss, according to Cpl. Kelsey De Santis, the Marine who was escorted by the 30-year-old singer and actor to her Marine Corps Ball this weekend after famously inviting him through a YouTube video. When it came time to party with Marines, Timberlake … Continue reading

Boy born at 11:11 on 11-11-11 to vet on Vets Day

Anthony Saydeh won’t have any trouble remembering precisely when he was born. A U.S. hospital says Jacob entered the world at 11:11 a.m. on Friday — 11-11-11. And to make the Veterans Day birth even more remarkable, the boy’s mother is an Air Force veteran and his father is serving in the Air Force. It’s … Continue reading


Heavy D Dead at 44

Heavy D Dead at 44 Rap legend Heavy D — one of the most influential rappers of the ’90s — died earlier today … TMZ has learned. Heavy D — real name Dwight Arrington Myers — was rushed to an L.A. hospital around noon today … and was pronounced dead at the hospital at 1 … Continue reading

Lunging humpback whale nearly swallows up surfer, kayaker

A woman on a surfboard and two people aboard a kayak were nearly engulfed by a humpback whale that charged out of the water, its mouth agape, just a few feet away. Barb Roettger’s video of the amazing encounter, which occurred near Santa Cruz, Calif., was posted Wednesday. The incident is one of several recent … Continue reading


Dog who saved owner on 9/11 named American Hero Dog

Computer sales manager Michael Hingson was at his desk on the 78th floor of the World Trade Center’s north tower on the morning of 9/11 when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the other side of the building, 18 floors above. And he lived to tell the tale because of his guide dog, Roselle. The … Continue reading

Steve Jobs: The iRevolution

Steve Jobs will always be remembered as a historic figure who shaped the technological revolution of the past three decades and made it accessible to everyone in the world. Jobs inspired a whole generation of young entrepreneurs to take chances, to innovate and to pursue their dreams with relentless determination. Jobs always conducted his life … Continue reading