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Matt Smith Proposes to Girlfriend at the Doctor Who Experience

A Doctor Who fan named Matt Smith (the same name as the current actor who plays the Doctor) proposed to his girlfriend in front of a TARDIS model at the BBC’s Doctor Who Experience: But this was not Matt Smith the actor – it is a 22-year-old from Rochford in Essex who worked with BBC Worldwide [...]

More Snowy Owl Sightings in the U.S.

Bird watchers and Harry Potter fans are delighted at the larger than usual number of snowy owl sightings in the lower 48 this year. Snowy Owls are native to the Arctic, but fly south every few years to let us admire them. This winter, they’ve been seen as far south as Hawaii! “A lot of people [...]

John Lennon Was a Crazy Cat Lady

John Lennon was crazy about cats. Over the years, he owned several, plus a few dogs. These are their stories. Elvis Growing up, Lennon had a cat named Elvis, who was owned by his beloved mother, Julia. Julia was worshiped by young John, and they were both crazy about Elvis Presley. The Lennons realized they had misnamed [...]

81-Year Old Beats Armed Home Invader Insensible with Frying Pan, Pitchfork

An armed robber entered the home of 81-year old Bobby Smith. That made Mr. Smith angry, and you don’t want to make Mr. Smith angry: The man told Smith to “gimme what you got” before shoving him to the ground and taking his wallet, according to the police report. That didn’t stop Smith, who said he [...]

Remembering Neil Alan Smith

Neil Alan Smith, 48, was a dishwasher at a Crab Shack in St. Petersburg, Florida. When he was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver, the St. Petersburg Times reported the story. An online commenter to the story responded: A man who is working as a dishwasher at the Crab Shack at the age of 48 [...]

The Quick 10: It’s a Wonderful Life

I’m going to have to watch this on the sly at some point in the next week, because every time my husband walks in the room and sees it on T.V., he starts making fun of me. And he likes Jimmy Stewart. But I digress. For those of you who love this classic as much [...]