Donald Deane has held a variety of jobs, including college English teacher, newspaper reporter/editor, internet project manager, dishwasher and dogcatcher. He now writes exclusively and has contributed to AOL TV and Moviefone among others.
FDA Investigates Possible Link Between Monster Energy Drink and Five Deaths
Today, highly caffeinated drinks are more popular than ever, especially among teens. But one leading energy drink, Monster, is currently under investigation by the Food and Drug Administration for a possible link to five deaths.
Brad Pitt’s Chanel No. 5 Commercial Goes to the Dogs
By now, you've probably seen the hilarious 'Saturday Night Live' spoofs of Brad Pitt's melodramatic Chanel No. 5 commercial. (If not, watch them here.) Now it seems a dog has gotten into the mix, offering a canine take on Brad's weird ad. Funny thing is, this pooch does a mu…
Base Jumping Newlyweds Take a Literal Plunge Together
Over the weekend, scores of base jumpers headed to Fayetteville, WV, to leap off the New River Bridge as part of an annual celebration known as Bridge Day. But one couple made their leap especially memorable by tying the knot first. Hey, who are we to judge? Stranger things have certainly happened a…
Turns Out Psy Was in ‘Empire Strikes Back’ All Along
As hardcore 'Star Wars' fans, we've probably seen 'The Empire Strikes Back' 100 times. But this is the first time we've ever noticed a cameo by Korean 'Gangnam Style' rapper Psy. Were we sleeping during that part?
The Magazine in Your Doctor’s Office Can Make You Sick
During a visit to the doctor, we almost always grab a waiting-room magazine to take our mind off what's to come. But health officials say those very periodicals could pose a health risk and actually make people sick, particularly if they're left out for a lengthy period of time and ha…
Two Surfers Take to the Streets of New York on Motorized Surfboards
What's a surfer to do when they're trapped in a concrete jungle like, say, New York City and waves are nowhere in sight? These two gnarly dudes come up with the only reasonable alternative -- motorized surfboards.
Dog and Kid Use the Force in Epic Lightsaber Battle
If there's one thing we can't get enough of, it's videos of animals with lightsabers, and this, which shows an evil Sith dog squaring off against a young Jedi, may be the best of the bunch.
Pennsylvania Man Says ‘Bigfoot’ Trashed His Winnebago
The mythical (or is it?) ape-like creature known as Bigfoot is generally thought to be reclusive. But a Pennsylvania man said he had an up-close-and-personal encounter with the creature when it vandalized his Winnebago RV.
Orchestral Flash Mob Plays the Theme from ‘Star Wars’
The WDR Symphony Orchestra adds a much-needed touch of class to flash mobs by rapidly convening in a square in Germany and serenading the assembled crowd with a piece of music. Of course, their decision to play the 'Star Wars' theme makes the whole thing border on geeky, but we're oka…
Lost Boy Survives By Cuddling With Puppies
Last Wednesday, a 10-year-old boy with Down syndrome was found alive in the woods after he went missing from his home the previous day. But here's the part that the internet will love -- he survived by huddling with a pack of puppies for warmth. Sadly, no cats or corgis were involved as far as …