Category: Lifestyle

Man builds massive King Kong display in yard for Halloween

A Utah man has created a gigantic King Kong statue to sit centerstage in his front yard for Halloween. Ammon Smith, 33, has impressed his Salt Lake City neighborhood in the past, but this year he expects his 39-foot display to attract thousands of trick-or-treaters. In 2014, Smith created a pirate ship, followed be a […]

New anti-bullying law could punish, fine parents

Parents in a New York town could end up in jail if their children are found to have bullied others, thanks to a new law. Victoria Crago began advocating for the law in North Tonawanda, New York, after she said her eighth-grade son was attacked by a classmate right in front of her. Fire chief […]

Woman celebrates 105th birthday with her great-great-great-granddaughter

Lena Hall of Louisville, Kentucky, turned a whopping 105 years old on Oct. 9. She celebrated the momentous occasion with her large family, including her 1-year-old great-great-great-grandchild, Taliyah. “The party was wonderful,” Hall told ABC News. “I liked to see all my grandchildren.” Lena Halls familyLena Hall of Louisville, Kentucky celebrated her 105th birthday on […]

Farmer breaks record for heaviest pumpkin grown in US

An array of gargantuan gourds were presented at a pumpkin weigh-off in northern California on Monday, but only one proved massive enough to take home the top prize. Joel Holland, a retired firefighter from Sumner, Washington, was crowned the pumpkin king at the Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off with his 2,363-pound mega-gourd, organizers announced. The […]

Quadruplets pursue medical careers to honor late mom

Toni Murphy was just 36 when she died in 2001, leaving behind five children, including 2-year-old quadruplet daughters. Now, Toni Murphy’s quadruplet daughters, Erin, Kelly, Rachel and Casey Murphy, are 18-year-old college freshman fulfilling their mom’s legacy. Women vets pose for pin-up calendar to raise money for fellow vets’ health care Kids in foster care […]

Family photo shoot fail gets lots of laughs on social media

Facebook users couldn’t get enough of one family’s unexpected photo shoot fail. Patrick LeBlanc, Brianna LeBlanc and their daughter, Reid LeBlanc, 2, of Halifax, Nova Scotia, were posing for some pictures on Oct. 9, in honor of Canadian Thanksgiving, when Reid accidentally slipped out of her parents’ hands. Caitlyn Colford PhotographyPatrick LeBlanc, Brianna LeBlanc and […]

Pit bulls get PR makeover with adorable headshots

Pit bulls can get a bad rap. Just the name pit bull, a common term that can refer to different breeds including the American Straffordshire terrier and the Straffordshire bull terrier, can bring up the image of a dangerous dog. A photographer in Tampa, Florida, has made it his mission to change that perception. Adam […]

Sexy ‘Stranger Things’ costume draws online backlash

The Netflix hit show “Stranger Things” is sure to provide some costume inspiration this Halloween, but some online retailers are raising eyebrows with a “sexy” take on one of the series’ central child characters. Interested in Halloween? Add Halloween as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Halloween news, video, and analysis […]