Which Superheroes (or Villians) Did You Genuinely Look Up To?

We've all heard that superheroes are suppose to be either the people we are to look up to, people we want to be, or people that are relatable to us. However, has there ever been a superhero (or supervillain) that you genuinely looked up to or related to? Not in a general sense but in a personal sense? » 8/20/14 8:18pm Wednesday 8:18pm

Watch As A Hero Trucker Saves Family From Crash, Explosion, Inferno

Last Monday, a Lincoln Towncar carrying a woman and her one-year-old granddaughter T-boned an 18-wheeler after attempting to merge. The huge resulting crash, massive explosion, and raging inferno is the trifecta of horror for any driver. Or, at least it would be, if not for one heroic truck driver. » 8/17/14 10:08pm Sunday 10:08pm

Teen Lives Inside a Texas Walmart Unnoticed for Days

A teenager with an apparent affinity for Great Value products and fluorescent lighting built "secret compounds" inside a Walmart store in Coriscana, Texas, living there for two-and-a-half days. The 14-year-old was so determined to not be discovered and stay in the store, he reportedly wore diapers. A trail of trash… » 8/13/14 2:31pm 8/13/14 2:31pm

Check Out This H.R. Giger-Inspired Concept Art For The Blake's 7 Reboot

It's been over 30 years since Blake's 7, the dark and gritty show about morally compromised freedom fighters in a dystopian future, was on television. A rebooted series was supposed to appear on Syfy, and then on the Xbox Network, but remains in limbo. And now there's some concept art of the Liberator, to show us what… » 8/11/14 2:40pm 8/11/14 2:40pm

Passed Out Hero of West Michigan's Biggest Party Gives First Interview

Last weekend, 20-year-old James Taylor became a minor internet celebrity after his local news interview about hosting "West Michigan's biggest rave" went viral. But the true star of the Fox 17 segment was the passed out kid the cameraman panned to as Taylor described the party. That kid, later identified as… » 8/08/14 5:20pm 8/08/14 5:20pm

Woman Keeps Getting Arrested For Trying to Sneak Onto Flights

Marilyn Hartman, described by authorities as a "serial stowaway," was arrested by police at Los Angeles International Airport for the second time this week after allegedly trying to sneak onto a flight. Hartman has been arrested by police seven times this year for making similar attempts at SFO. » 8/07/14 6:48pm 8/07/14 6:48pm

Need a Dramatic Helicopter Rescue? Prince William Might Pick You Up

Good news, East Anglia!!! Get stranded in the Chiltern Hills or grievously wounded in Norwich City Center (too much pedestrianization, imo), and a handsome literal prince might LITERALLY COME RESCUE YOU. Literal Prince William has taken a job as a medevac helicopter pilot with East Anglian Air Ambulance, which means… » 8/07/14 12:00pm 8/07/14 12:00pm

Inside all of us resides a Hero.

Video games let us be whoever we want to be; a race car driver, an intergalactic marine, a 5'0" plumber. Sometimes, these characters we play as evolve in front of us as if they are alive. Video games, and the characters in them, have grown up with us and matured the pixelated avatars into something that only movies… » 7/11/14 2:45pm 7/11/14 2:45pm

​Kickstarter Potato Salad Guy Is a Hero

Late last week, amidst an agonizingly slow pre-holiday news cycle, CNET introduced the world to Zack Danger Brown, a Columbus, Ohio native who wanted to crowdfund the making of his very first potato salad on Kickstarter. He wanted $10. He got over $15,000 (and counting). And here, because this is the world we have… » 7/07/14 7:48pm 7/07/14 7:48pm

​The "Nanny From Hell" Is an American Hero

As the story of the so-called "Nanny From Hell" continues to unfold, it becomes clearer and clearer that America is a nation of cringing dupes and shameless predators, and that most of the predators are also dupes. The coverage, very much including this site's own coverage, has been dedicated to the peculiar notion… » 7/03/14 9:00am 7/03/14 9:00am