In the tear-jerker animated film 'Up,' a home is lifted into the sky by a cluster of party balloons. While it all looks great in Pixar's beautiful animated style, it doesn't seem like it would be something you could pull off in real life.
But, in fact, cluster ballooning is a thing, and Jonathan Trappe may well be the world's leading cluster balloonist.
During their morning walk to school in Dublin, Georgia, 11-year-old Maleik Carr and his 5-year-old sister Jalia have to pass a neighbor's yard that houses two unchained, but fenced-in, pit bulls. On Monday disaster struck, as something had made a large hole in the fence over the weekend. When the dogs saw the siblings coming they darted through the hole and began attacking Jalia.
You can waste a good chunk of your life playing Facebook games such as FarmTown, FarmVille and FarmFarm (okay, we made that last one up). However, in the case of an Idaho woman in need of a new kidney, FarmTown ended up saving her life.
If you are in relationship with somebody long enough, the issue of nagging is sure to raise its annoying head. According to a new survey from YourTango, over 50 percent of couples classify nagging as significant a problem in their relationship.
Seventy-four year old Emerito Pujol wanted to to explore Disney's Epcot Center, but he didn't want to pay the hefty $99.79 admission fee. So he devised what he surely thought was an innovative plan to get inside the theme park's gates for free.
As of now, 17 states have laws requiring voters to present photo ID before voting. Some have suggested these regulations may act to disenfranchise poor and minority voters, who could be less likely to have such identification. Last month a judge in Pennsylvania blocked the state from enforcing its voter ID laws in the 2012 election.
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