Donald Deane has held a variety of jobs, including college English teacher, newspaper reporter/editor, internet project manager, dishwasher and dogcatcher. He now writes exclusively and has contributed to AOL TV and Moviefone among others.
Fast Food Breakfast Sandwiches Are Tasty, Quick and Grossly Unhealthy
When it comes to breakfast, few things are tastier than an Egg McMuffin. But a new Canadian study says delicious morning meals like that may be causing serious damage to your heart.
Team Romney Mistakenly Leaks Victory Website
If, as some pundits claim, gaffes were responsible for Mitt Romney's failed presidential bid, then this surely won't change that assertion. At some point after losing the election to Barack Obama, Romney's camp accidentally leaked a victory website promoting a win that never happened.…
Man Dies While Voting, Gets Revived and Asks, ‘Did I Vote?’
Confusion and long lines may have made it difficult to vote during the presidential election yesterday, but that all pales in comparison to a Michigan man who died while voting, was resuscitated, then made sure his ballot was complete before being taken to the hospital. Talk about a dedicated voter!
What American Cities Have the Cleanest Air?
Tired of breathing air clouded by pollen, pollution, secondhand smoke and harmful ozone? You may want to consider Honeywell's AirGenius Awards list of the top 10 cities in America with the cleanest air.
The Strangest Pumpkin Flavored Foods
When we think of fall, several things come immediately to mind -- cooling temperatures, turning leaves, costumes, candy and turkey dinner. But nothing evokes the season more than pumpkin pie, especially with a generous dollop of waist-expanding whipped cream. With its velvety texture and rich flavor…
300-Pound Pumpkin Stolen From Illinois Farm Stand
Over the weekend, a massive 300-pound pumpkin displayed at Hammer's Farm Market in Peoria, Illinois, went missing and may have been taken by thieves. We're not sure what's more impressive -- actually growing a 300-pound pumpkin or working out the logistics to steal one.
Cat Sings ‘Star Wars’ Theme, Conquers Internet
While 'Star Wars' is darn near perfect, we've always thought it could use more cats. Imagine our glee, then, when we discovered this video of a space-faring kitty meowing the theme from the 1977 classic film. It's the best of both worlds!
Did Google Street View Capture the Image of a UFO?
After years of being ridiculed, we may finally have proof that UFOs do indeed exist, and it comes from the unlikeliest of places -- Google Street View. Who's laughing now, skeptics?
Tech-Savvy Bear Steals iPad
Campers at Jenks Lake in California's San Bernardino National Forest got an unexpected visitor over the weekend when a bear sauntered into camp and stole a backpack containing an iPad. Not that we blame him, of course. Those things are expensive!
Two Wall Street Guys Fight Over NYC Cab Like Children
In amateur video that will gladden the hearts of the 99%, two apparent Wall Street-types engage in a silly fight over a New York City cab. But maybe we shouldn't judge. You know how hard it is to find a cab in Manhattan sometimes?
Is a Global Bacon Shortage in the Future?
So far we've learned that the worst US drought in 50 years will cause meat prices to rise and has even forced some ranchers to feed candy to their cattle. But now comes truly disturbing news from the UK's National Pig Association (who knew there was such a thing?): a worldwide bacon and sa…
Grumpy Old Man Finds Halloween Costume of Himself
Choosing the right Halloween costume requires careful thought and planning. Do you, for example, go with the season's hot new trend or a tried-and-true standard? Well, imagine his surprise when the uncle of Redditor LiarInGlass discovered he doesn't need a costume because he's already…