Would You Let Your Child Undergo Plastic Surgery If It Could Prevent Bullying? — Survey of the Day
Bullying has been around forever, but it’s really come to the forefront over the last few years with experts and educators weighing in with different ways to solve this problem that affects so many kids.
See ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ Kids Then And Now
If you were a girl growing up in the ’80s or ’90s, you probably read ‘The Baby-Sitters Club,’ an almost 100-book-strong series of novels from Ann M. Martin that focuses on a collective of junior high school students who run an unlicensed child care business in their spare time.
Bullied Bus Monitor Karen Klein Starts Her Own Anti-Bullying Foundation
Remember Karen Klein, the upstate New York bus monitor who was viciously harassed by her middle school charges in a video that went viral in June? Her story had a happy ending, as an internet fundraising campaign to send the 68-year-old on a “nice vacation” raised over $700,000 from 32,000 people around the world. That’s more than enough money for Klein to retire from the yellow school bus grind.
Umpire Jim Joyce Saves Woman’s Life Before Hitting the Mound… No Big Deal
This isn’t the first time baseball umpire Jim Joyce has been in the news. Two years ago, a famously blown call that cost Detroit’s Armando Galarraga a perfect game put him in the headlines. This week, however, he’s better known as the hero who saved the life of a woman with a heart problem.
What’s the Biggest Health Problem Facing Kids? — Survey of the Day
It’s probably safe to say that kids these days aren’t as healthy as youngsters have been in the past. But of all the health risks that children of the 21st century face, which poses the biggest threat?
Man Proposes to Girlfriend After Botched Robbery
Having common interests is one of the keys to a long successful marriage. Sean Foxx and Trelia Woods both share an interest in crime, so perhaps that’s what encouraged Foxx to propose to his sweetie right after the two of them were nabbed by police for trying to rob a dollar store in San Antonio, Texas.
High School Senior Combats Bullying With ‘Good News Only’ Twitter
Kevin Curwick is a senior at Osseo High School in Osseo, MN. He’s also the captain of the school’s football team — which makes him an unlikely candidate for cyberbullying.
Man Arrested For DUI — On a Bulldozer
When you see a man driving around on a bulldozer at 2 AM, chances are he’s up to no good.
Watch the US Women’s Gymnastics Team Teach Jenna Bush How to ‘Dougie’
If you happen to know how to Dougie, you really should pass the skill on to others. In fact, the lyrics of the Cali Swag District song ‘Teach Me How To Dougie,’ which helped launch the dance craze of the same name, practically demand that you do. So US Gymnast McKayla Maroney was just more or less following directions when she demonstrated the Dougie to ‘Today‘ correspondent Jenna Bush.
Hooters New Business Plan Involves Attracting Women
While Hooters may have invented the ‘breasturant” concept, the beer and wings chain is now losing market share to competitors like the Tilted Kilt and Twin Peaks, which offer more updated decor along with their low-cut blouses. So to counter this decline Hooters is working to make their restaurants more appealing to women, the 50 percent of the market they have previously ignored.
The Kristen Stewart Robert Pattinson Break Up Has Left Will Ferrell Distraught
The Kristen Stewart Robert Pattinson break up isn’t like other Hollywood separations. Because the pair also plays a couple in ‘Twilight’ — a film series in which many a ‘tween girl is heavily emotionally invested — reactions to Stewart’s cheating and Pattinson’s throwing her out have been pretty intense.
Would You Use a GPS App to Track Your Spouse? — Survey of the Day
We know sometimes people keep tabs on their ex through social media. But what about when you’re married? Do folks want to know their significant others’ whereabouts at all times?