Sleeping Passenger Awakens to Exploding Headphones During Flight

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has issued a safety warning to travelers after a woman’s headphones exploded on her face during a flight, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Wednesday. The explosion of the battery-operated headphones occurred during a Feb. 19 flight from Beijing to Melbourne while the woman was asleep with music playing. Roughly two hours […]

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Pregnant Aspiring Model Killed by Train During Photo Shoot

A 19-year-old Texas woman was killed during a photo shoot along train tracks in Navasota, Texas earlier this month. The victim was identified as Blinn College student Fredzania Thompson, KBTX-TVreported. Investigators said Thompson was shooting with a photographer when she “stepped into the path of a Union Pacific train” and was hit. The incident occurred […]

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Man Drinks An Entire Bottle Of Tequila As Part Of A Bet, Dies Moments Later

A 23-year-old man made a decision that ended his life recently as he died after chugging an entire bottle of tequila at a Dominican nightclub. Kelvin Rafael Mejía was guaranteed $630 if he was able to drink the full bottle. Video of the incident shows Mejía drinking the bottle, holding up his arms in triumph […]

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Thousands of women are knitting pink ‘pussyhats’ to protest Donald Trump’s inauguration

Two Los Angeles women started a knitting movement after they put out a call on social media to blanket the National Mall with “a sea of pink hats” during the January 21 Women’s March on Washington, D.C, a major protest planned for after Donald Trump’s inauguration. Dubbed the “Pussyhat Project,” organizers Krista Suh and Jayna […]

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How the Death of Bishop Eddie Long Exposes the Black Church’s Dangerous Hypocrisy

The death of Bishop Eddie Long struck a nerve with me that I would have never imaged. Perhaps it was the hypocrisy found in Kim Burrell’s anti-LGBT remarks earlier this month or the fact that I now see more Black clergyman popping up to support President-Elect Donald Trump — who also has a VP that believes […]

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Paperboy Was Delivering Weed With the Newspaper, Police Say

Much has already been written about the demise of the print newspaper industry as digital disruptions change the world of journalism, but we should be talking about what will happen to the old-fashioned paperboy/weed delivery person once Americans can start getting their buds delivered via drone or whatnot in a few years.  This time, however, it was the cops […]

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Boy, 12, Dies After School Takes His Asthma Inhaler

Ryan Gibbons was only 12 years old when he died from a severe asthma attack during recess at school. He would have simply reached for the prescription inhaler that he always carried with him, but his school took it away and locked it in the principal’s office. As Ryan gasped for air, his friends picked […]

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Missing Dancer Found After Rihanna & Missy Elliott Ask For Help In Locating Her

[UPDATE]: Shirlene Quigley has been found, according to a social media post from North Bergen police. The 32-year-old dancer is reportedly “safe and being treated at an undisclosed location.” Rihanna and Missy Elliott took to social media to call for help in the search for the woman they both praised for having a bright spirit. […]

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You’ll Want to Pack Up And Move After Seeing the Rich Kids of Nigeria Instagram

  The Rich Kids of Beverly Hills introduced the world to a group of young California beautiies who show off their wealth both on Instagram and in real life. As a result, the Rich Kids theme has spread across the globe and given fortunate people from all over a place to unapologetically brag about the […]

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People Are Outraged This Seattle HS Made Only Black Students Sign a Pledge to Be Better

  Black students at Franklin High School were outraged when they were singled out to sign a pledge to “be better students.” The Seattle school’s administration created a “Keepin’ It 100” covenant which asked “African-American scholars” to show up on time, complete high school and hold themselves to a high standard to meet and exceed […]

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