Category: Culture

The Kid Who Made Yodeling Cool

Ellen DeGeneres had 11-year-old Mason Ramsey on her show. A video of video Mason went viral after performing a remarkable cover of Hank Williams Sr.’s “Lovesick Blues” at a Walmart. Mason took the stage with the timeless tune, and Ellen had a couple of surprises for him too!

Lower Incomes Make Better Marriages

Researchers from Harvard and Boston’s McLean Hospital monitored the brain activity of 300 patients who struggled with depression. The results that came back showed antidepressants help some people, but it also revealed how financial security impacts ones overall mental health and love life. The study published Tuesday in the journal Social Science Research is one of

Job Interview Turns Into Arrest

A New Hampshire woman wanted on theft charges was arrested Friday in Manchester, after walking into a jail to apply for a job. The background check in Kristina Hoef’s application process revealed her warrant. She was placed into custody after this was revealed and will appear in court this Monday.

Zombie Raccoons

Police in Youngstown, Ohio have received more than a dozen calls in the past three weeks about “zombie-like” raccoons. The state Department of Natural Resources says the animals weren’t zombies and didn’t have rabies. They were likely suffering from distemper. The viral disease causes tremors, coughing, seizures and causes raccoons not fear humans.

Humans Destroying Walden Pond with Pee

Walden Pond, the body of water, which inspired Henry David Thoreau’s famous book Walden; or, Life in the Woods, is being ruined by years and years’ worth of visitors urine. The water has been a national landmark loved by Americans for decades. Thousands upon thousands have travelled to Concord, Massachusetts to dip their toes in