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.
The Strangest Pumpkin Flavored Foods
When we think of fall, several things come immediately to mind -- cooling temperatures, turning leaves, costumes, candy and turkey dinner. But nothing evokes the season more than pumpkin pie, especially with a generous dollop of waist-expanding whipped cream. With its velvety texture and rich flavor…
Need a Boost of Creativity? Take a Power Nap
We all run out of steam from time to time at work. Usually we just fight through it with a third cup of coffee, but there may be a better idea: Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center recently discovered that short naps may improve the function of the right brain.
96-Year-Old Farmer Sets Record for World’s Oldest Dad
A farmer in India recently became the world's oldest dad at 96-years-old. But what's even more impressive is that he broke a record set by himself two years prior. How the heck does this guy keep going?
Cat Eludes Dog With Amazing Ninja Move
As part of an ancient rivalry firmly lodged in the deepest recesses of their animal brains, a frenzied dog chases a terrified cat around a backyard. But this resourceful kitty has a trick up his furry sleeve -- a secret ninja move.
That Pirate Costume You Bought Might Be Poisonous [VIDEO]
Halloween is supposed to be about harmless scares and fun, but the holiday took a truly frightening turn when Federal inspectors recently seized more than a thousand Chinese-made costumes for lead contamination.
Apparently You Shouldn’t Use Facebook to Get Breast Milk
Breast milk can provide a range of health, growth and immunity benefits for infants, but some moms are offering unregulated breast milk for sale online despite serious warnings from health officials.
Learn Physics From Kitties
In this video, several adorable kitties get a lesson in basic physics when they become intensely fascinated with a kinetic motion desk toy. We hope you're paying attention, kitties. There will be a test later.
300-Pound Pumpkin Stolen From Illinois Farm Stand
Over the weekend, a massive 300-pound pumpkin displayed at Hammer's Farm Market in Peoria, Illinois, went missing and may have been taken by thieves. We're not sure what's more impressive -- actually growing a 300-pound pumpkin or working out the logistics to steal one.
‘Ghostbusters’ Meets ‘Gangnam Style’ in the Ultimate Halloween Mashup
Since Halloween is only a little more than two weeks away, it's high time we all immersed ourselves in something scary and spooky. To that end, we present a truly frightening mashup of the 'Ghostbusters' theme with Psy's monster hit 'Gangnam Style.' You might not think …
Watch This Wannabe Ninja Slice and Dice Defenseless Water Bottles
In this mesmerizing clip, chubby wannabe ninja Will Keith combines his scary love of blades with an irrational hatred of water bottles. The result is almost three minutes of intense bottle-slicing carnage and mayhem.