Monday, July 23, 2012

Sorry, these gas-saving tactics don't work

Fuel-economy myths.  (Thinkstock)

Sorry, these gas-saving tactics don't work

Winehouse's tattoos reveal her pain

Amy Winehouse (Danny Martindale/WireImage)

Winehouse's tattoos reveal her pain

The largest country to never medal

Young Bangladeshi children hold the national flags as they pay tribute to martyrs of the liberation war at the National Memorial during the Independence Day celebrations at Saver on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, March 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Pavel Rahman)

The largest country to never medal

Bettor's $70 golf wager pays off huge

Ernie Els's improbable British Open victory was a boon for one bettor. (AP Photo)

Bettor's $70 golf wager pays off huge

Olympic hoops team outlasts scare

Carmelo Anthony of Team USA fights for a ball against Federico Kammerichs of Team Argentina during their men's exhibition basketball game Sunday (Albert Gea/Reuters).

Olympic hoops team outlasts scare

New rules for picking cell phone carrier

The new rules for picking a cell phone carrier. (Paul Sakuma/AP)

New rules for picking cell phone carrier

Brett Favre set to return to football, but....

Former Green Bay and Minnesota quarterback Brett Favre is set to return to football. (AP Photo/Miles Kennedy)

Brett Favre set to return to football, but....

Bone-crunching rugby hit sparks ugly brawl

St. George Illawarra fullback Greg Inglis levels South Sydney's Dean Young with a vicious shoulder charge. (via YouTube)

Bone-crunching rugby hit sparks ugly brawl

'Dr. Doom': U.S. economy headed downhill

'Dr. Doom': Economy going from bad to worse (Chiang Ying-ying/AP)

'Dr. Doom': U.S. economy headed downhill

Father, daughter die in frantic fire jump

Flames ravage the forest near the highway in La Jonquera, near the border with France, Spain. The regional officials said wildfires have burned almost 7,000 hectares (17.297 acres) of forest. Sign at right is an environmental road traffic poster. (AP Photo/Josep Rivas)

Father, daughter die in frantic fire jump

What's up with the funky-colored lobsters?

Scientists are seeing a boom in the number of blue, orange, yellow and calico-colored lobsters in the past two years, leading them to ask why they're getting more reports of rare-colored lobsters showing up in fishermen's traps. (AP Photo/Rebecca McAleney, File)

What's up with the funky-colored lobsters?

Taylor Swift gorgeous in backless dress

Taylor Swift at the Teen Choice Awards (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Taylor Swift gorgeous in backless dress

Looking for peace and quiet? Don't go here

Crowds at the beach at Coney Island on June 30, 2012. (Eric Thayer/Reuters)

Looking for peace and quiet? Don't go here

Teen sexual assault victim could be jailed

udge holding gavel in courtroom. (Getty Images)

Teen sexual assault victim could be jailed

Demonstrators storm Calif. police station

Activist Marlena Carrillo shouts at police inside the Anaheim Police Department Sunday July 22, 2012 where a press conference took place in response to the officer involved killing of Manuel Diaz Saturday.  (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Mindy Schauer)

Demonstrators storm Calif. police station

Youngest Olympians competing this year

(L-R) Sharon Van Rouwendaal, Lia Neal, Tom Daley, Victoria Komova (via Yahoo! Shine)

Youngest Olympians competing this year

Award-winning, breathtaking bird pics

Elephant caught in dense flock of red-billed queleas. (Antero Topp, HBW/Rex)

Award-winning, breathtaking bird pics

Theron: 'I don't have issues being naked...'

Charlize Theron (Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Theron: 'I don't have issues being naked...'

Gomez's awards show embarrassment

Selena Gomez at the Teen Choice Awards (screengrab courtesy of FOX)

Gomez's awards show embarrassment

NCAA imposes huge sanctions on Penn State

Ex-Penn State president Graham Spanier, former asst. coach Jerry Sandusky, former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno, suspended Penn State athletic director Tim Curley (AP)

NCAA imposes huge sanctions on Penn State

The most empty American cities in 2012

This vacant house is one of many in Detroit, Michigan, one of the U.S.'s emptiest cities. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

The most empty American cities in 2012

Brother and sister haunted by Colo. attack

Siblings Brandon and Taryn DiRito at vigil for the Colorado massacre. (Goodwin/Yahoo! News)

Brother and sister haunted by Colo. attack

Horrific Texas crash claims 14 lives

Texas truck accident (Texas Dept. of Public Safety/AP)

Horrific Texas crash claims 14 lives

Shooting suspect appears dazed in court

Colo. shooting suspect James Holmes appears in court (AP/Pool)

Shooting suspect appears dazed in court

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Facebook yoga teacher fired for dirty look

Alice Van Ness fired for supposedly giving a student a dirty look (ABC)

Facebook yoga teacher fired for dirty look

Olympic sports ranked, easiest to hardest

(L-R) Huw Swetnam competes in the Kayak Men's Single during the Great Britain Canoe Slalom Selection Trials for the London 2012 Olympic Games (Warren Little/Getty Images); Annika Dries of the U.S. is challenged by Nicola Zagame of Australia during the Visa Water Polo International test event match ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games (Clive Rose/Getty Images).

Olympic sports ranked, easiest to hardest

Phenom 12-year-old offered scholarship

Damon Harge (scoutsfocus.com)

Phenom 12-year-old offered scholarship

Athlete's unusual red carpet companion

Brian Wilson (John Sciulli/Getty Images for CORZO Tequila)

Athlete's unusual red carpet companion

Kobe's brash claim: We'd beat Dream Team

Kobe Bryant claims London Olympic squad would beat the Dream Team. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kobe's brash claim: We'd beat Dream Team

Will and Kate's honeymoon photos surface

Prince William and Duchess Kate on their honeymoon (Woman's Day magazine)

Will and Kate's honeymoon photos surface

Colorful new field goes a little too far

The football field at the University of Lindenwood-Belleville, in Illinois (Photo courtesy thesouthern.com)

Colorful new field goes a little too far

The first photo ever uploaded to the Web

Les Horribles Cernettes were featured in the first photo ever uploaded to the Web (Trending Now)

The first photo ever uploaded to the Web

That's one way to show off a baby bump!

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves (Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

That's one way to show off a baby bump!

Couple's 240-square-foot NYC apartment

Couple enjoys tiny NYC apartment (photos: Erin Boyle, James Casey)

Couple's 240-square-foot NYC apartment

Miley Cyrus shows off unlikely new tattoo

Miley Cyrus (JB Lacroix/WireImage)

Miley Cyrus shows off unlikely new tattoo

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Man pays off mortgage with 62,000 pennies

Thomas Daigle paid off his mortgage with 62,000 pennies (Thinkstock/Getty Images)

Man pays off mortgage with 62,000 pennies

'Sexy and I Know It' song gets spoofed

"I'm Farming and I Grow It" (YouTube)

'Sexy and I Know It' song gets spoofed

Billionaire grossly overpays for mansion

Yuri Milner's $100 million mansion (Photos via Forbes)

Billionaire grossly overpays for mansion

So, what does this little button do?

Odd button on the 2012 Porsche 911 (Cars.com)

So, what does this little button do?

Couple's drastic decision to destroy home

An aerial view shows Eric and Margaret Friedberg's home under construction, May 31, 2012, left, and on June 28, 2012, after it was torn down. (Good Morning America)

Couple's drastic decision to destroy home

Biggest health risks for men over 40

Health risks for men over 40 (Thinkstock)

Biggest health risks for men over 40

32-year-old talks with his 12-year-old self

Jeremiah McDonald, age 32, converses with himself at age 12 (Trending Now)

32-year-old talks with his 12-year-old self

Tricks to flatten your tummy fast

How to get flat abs fast (Thinkstock)

Tricks to flatten your tummy fast