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.
Heroic Firefighters Save Family Dog
It's a fact that firefighters will go to extreme lengths to save lives, and now comes a story of heroic first responders who rescued a beloved family pet from the brink of death.
Washing Your Hands Leads to Asthma, Says Science (Well, Sort Of)
Most of us have been taught that cleanliness is the best way to ensure good health. But experts now say that excessive use of things like hand sanitizer and anti-bacterial soap may be responsible for an increase in allergies and asthma among kids.
Nun Caught on Camera Stealing Beer
Think all nuns lead lives of poverty, chastity and obedience? Think again. In this video, an apparent woman of the cloth is caught stealing drinks from a convenience store. Oh, sister. Better repent right away.
Man Dies After Winning Roach-Eating Contest
Well, it's finally happened -- someone died after gorging themselves in an eating contest. But here's the kicker: The 32-year-old man in question passed away after scarfing down dozens of roaches and worms. Ick! Why couldn't it have been something tasty like hot dogs or buffalo wings?
Babysitting Goes Horribly Wrong in Hilarious Prank
Although raising children is a full-time job, parents still need to blow off a little steam every now and then. But what happens when a parent indulges in several questionable adult activities while a baby is strapped to his chest? Hilarity, that's what.
Violinist Adds Class to Justin Bieber’s ‘Boyfriend’
While Justin Bieber's hit single 'Boyfriend' is pretty much the perfect pop song already, it could use some orchestral flair. So, South Carolina musician Seth Gilliard gives the song a much-needed touch of class by covering it on violin.
Strike! It’s the Best Bowling ‘Fails’
By all accounts, bowling isn't a contact sport. And yet, dozens of bowlers slip, slide and crash to the ground in this amazingly entertaining compilation of bowling fails. Okay, okay. This supercut convinced us. We'll never say bowling isn't a real sport again.
Puppies Make Sweet Music on iPad
It seems animals just can't get enough of the iPad. And now comes a video of Yorkie/Bichon puppies banging away on the device while attempting to make music. Is this the cutest example of animals using the tablet yet? We vote yes.
Two Dogs Playing With a Balloon Are Delightful
Remember when something as simple as a balloon could occupy your attention? Neither do we, but these dogs sure have a great time excitedly batting a pink balloon around in their backyard like there's no tomorrow.
Gun-Toting Garden Gnomes Go on the Offensive
Of all lawn decorations, garden gnomes get the least amount of respect and are frequently vandalized or stolen. But these gnomes, which are arranged in a variety of combat poses, will probably make mischief-makers think twice.