Patriotic American Movies: 10 Films That Honor the USA
For all the industries that have been shipped overseas, America is still the entertainment capital of the world. And what better way to celebrate our great nation than with its greatest exports? In honor of July 4th, here are 10 patriotic classics that are sure to turn the silver screen red, white and blue.
Reporter Takes a Tumble During Zombie Attack at Haunted House [VIDEO]
When it comes to serious haunted houses, if they want to scare you, they’re probably going to scare you. So as much as ABC 7′s Kimberly Craig was hoping to walk out of Pontiac, Michigan’s 4-story, Guinness World Record holding Erebus Haunted Attraction with little more than a few goosebumps, ultimately she wound helpless on the floor, surrounded by zombies.
Real Time Footage of Eagle Colliding With Paraglider Is a Must-See [VIDEO]
There’s nothing like an eagle entangling itself in your parachute to turn a relaxing paragliding session over the Himalayas into a heart-pounding plunge to the ground. Fortunately for the Russian paraglider in this video, his reserve chute deployed without a hitch.
’80s Matthew Perry Sitcom ‘Second Chance’ Predicted Gaddafi’s Death to the Exact Year [VIDEO]
As you might have heard, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi has been killed. While the news came as a surprise, Gaddafi’s death was actually predicted by the short-lived, late 80s’ sitcom ‘Second Chance‘ in an episode set in the far-flung future year of 2011. Creepy!
Why Did Two Guys Listen to Annoying ‘Barbra Streisand’ Song for 36 Hours Straight?
When it comes to promoting your company’s Facebook page, there’s locking yourself in a room listening to Duck Sauce’s ‘Barbra Streisand’ dance club hit on repeat for 36 hours straight and then there’s everything else. While most sane people tend to go the ‘everything else’ route, Nick and Dan, hosts of the Australian online music show Poncho.tv, decided to go with Babs.
Moose Rescued From Swimming Pool by Firefighters [VIDEO]
How many firefighters does it take to get a moose out of a pool? No punchline here — the answer is nine. After vaulting over a fence and falling through the pool cover on the night of October 7, a full-grown moose found himself stranded in a backyard swimming pool in Manchester, NH. Local firefighters staged an emergency rescue, catching the whole endeavor on camera.
This Just in – Cats Love Brooms [VIDEOS]
When it comes to playing with cleaning tools, not every cat needs a Roomba to have a good time. Plenty are happy with just a plain old broom. In fact, they may even prefer it. Sure the ride may be a little bumpier on a manual, but most cats won’t bristle at that.
Woman Walks From California to New York City [VIDEO]
When it comes to walking across the country from California to New York, “for the heck of it” is as good a reason as any. In fact, in an age where publicity and profit seem to be much more common motives for this type of quest, 24-year-old Catherine Li’s largely under-the-radar 3,000-mile trek stands out as a true exception.
Queen Cover Band Hopeful Sounds Amazingly Similar to Freddie Mercury [VIDEO]
Queen drummer Roger Taylor is looking to put together an “official” cover band to play his group’s hits and launched an online competition at QueenExtravaganza.com, where Freddie Mercury and Brian May wannabes can submit audition tapes in the hope of joining Taylor’s touring tribute act when it sets off across North America sometime next year.
TSA Searches Woman’s Afro at Atlanta Airport [VIDEO]
Headed down an escalator at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Dallas-based hairdresser Isis Brantley (who counts neo-soul singer Erykah Badu as a client) was stopped by TSA agents who insisted on checking her ample Afro hairstyle for explosives.
It’s Real Cat vs. Cat Balloon in Hilariously Unfair Matchup [VIDEO]
Contrary to what you may have heard, not everybody loves blow up dolls. Take Bert the cat for example. In this video, the only inflatable companion he’s interested in is a dead one. (NSFW for language.)
Honda Used to Make a Briefcase Motorcycle You Could Carry Around [VIDEO]
These days cars come with some pretty sophisticated add-ons: rearview cameras that show what’s behind you, driver alert systems that wake you if you’re dozing off. These optional features are all well and good, but none of them hold a candle to the Honda Motocompo, a tiny, folding scooter that was sold as a trunk-sized accessory for the Honda City and the Honda Today from 1981 to 1983.