Gina Hokanson

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7 Endangered NYC Foods You Should Eat Before They Disappear Forever

Hurry, eat everything now, before it's too late. Especially the bagels.<p>Robin Raisfeld and Rob Patronite issue a sobering reminder in the latest issue of <i>New York</i> magazine that "Today's Cronut could be tomorrow's Charlotte Russe." No food, no matter how traditional or locally beloved, is ever really …

Alice Eve Believes In Aliens: 'Star Trek' Actress Suspects NASA Is Hiding Proof Aliens Exist (VIDEO)

Alice Eve knows aliens, or at least she does in her movies. The British actress has dealt with the topic of extra-terrestrial life quite a bit, as she's appeared in both "Star Trek Into Darkness" and "Men In Black 3," which is fitting since she believes we're not alone.<p>During a recent appearance on …

Darth Maul Lobster And Other Animal-Celebrity Lookalikes (PHOTOS)

Fear attracts the fearful. The strong. The weak. The innocent. The corrupt. The lobsters.<p>This calico lobster, caught at the North Shore in Gloucester, Massachusetts, looks freakily like the Sith Lord Darth Maul from Star Wars. He hates Jedi, children, and lobstermen.<p>In fact, this lobster is so bad …

Live Sex Show Busted Inside Utah Movie Theater Allegedly Had Janitor As Ringleader

A janitor tasked with cleaning a Syracuse, Utah, movie theater is in a legal mess for allegedly organizing a live sex show at the cinema.<p>Anael Ibanez, 36, allegedly set up an x-rated act by contacting potential participants through Craigslist, according to Fox Salt Lake City. He was arrested on …

Dolphin-Assisted Birth: Heather Barrington, Adam Barrington Plan Cetacean-Filled Labor

This is dolphin-itely a terrible idea.<p>A North Carolina couple says they have traveled to Hawaii so that dolphins can assist the birth of their child.<p>Heather Barrington, 27, and Adam Barrington, 29, told the Charlotte Observer that a book called “The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life" gave them …

Women Allegedly Lived With 80 Dead Animals In South Carolina Home

Deputies coming to evict a family from their Laurens, S.C., home say they discovered the property was littered with the bodies of more than 80 dead animals.<p>Rebecca Keith, 58 and her daughters, Amanda Keith, 33, and Sara Keith, 31, were arrested and charged on Thursday with "ill treatment of …

Man Uses Underwear As Mask In Attempted Bank Robbery; He Is Immediately Recognized

Trying to rob a bank is never a good idea, but attempting a bank robbery using underwear as a mask is even worse.<p>One French man learned that the hard way when he reportedly strolled into his local financial institution in Mortain with underwear on his head at about 10 a.m. Friday.<p>Unfortunately for …

Nick Ross and the myth of the self-guiding penis

Two years ago Naomi Wolf wrote an essay for CNN.com headlined: "Is pornography driving men crazy?" She declared that men are making poorer decisions …

Live Cicada Cam for Those Not on East Coast

<b>Live cicada cam:</b> For people who don’t live on the East Coast but want to view cicacas emerge from their slumber for the first time in 17 years, …

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10 items hikers need to avoid trouble

Many people, particularly those who are young and inexperienced, hit the hiking trails lacking essential equipment for a safe trip.<p>A new study based …

Diet Soda's Effect On Teeth Terrifyingly Similar To Effects Of Meth, Crack Cocaine (PHOTO)

Diet soda can have the same effect on your tooth enamel as methamphetamine or crack cocaine use -- and it's not pretty.<p>In a three-person case study published in the March/April 2013 issue of the journal <i>General Dentistry</i>, Dr. Mohamed Bassiouny studied the teeth of a diet soda drinker and two drug …

The Girl Who Turned to Bone

Unexpected discoveries in the quest to cure an extraordinary skeletal condition show how medically relevant rare diseases can be.<p>When Jeannie Peeper was born in 1958, there was only one thing amiss: her big toes were short and crooked. Doctors fitted her with toe braces and sent her home. Two …

Pictures: Top 10 Newly Discovered Species of 2012

Glowing cockroaches and a destructive fungus make the grade in Arizona State's list of top 10 new species of 2012.

How Does a Baby Giraffe Sleep?

Duh! With its eyes closed, of course! Take a look at these cute photos of baby giraffes sleeping, using their own bodies as pillows for their heads, …

The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …

Lower Antelope Canyon: Skylight

Mexico’s Hidden Getaway: Todos Santos, Playa Cerritos

Forget Cabo San Lucas and head to Todos Santos for some of the most exciting art, music, and beaches in Mexico.<p>You’ve heard of Los Cabos, right? …

6 Ways to Save on a Trip to Europe

Ask anyone and they will tell you that traveling to Europe this summer will not be cheap, unless of course you want to go very early June or late …

Travel Deals

Creative Chairs from Odd Materials

It is chairs, this time! We take a look at some of the most creatively recycled chairs out there. There is no argument that some of these may not be …

The National Sleep Research Project - 40 amazing facts about sleep

<i>(OR WERE TOO TIRED TO THINK ABOUT)</i><p>-The record for the longest period without sleep is 18 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes during a rocking chair marathon. …

Drottningholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden

The Drottningholm Palace is the private residence of the Swedish royal family. It is located in Drottningholm and is one of Sweden's Royal Palaces. …