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Gaga's 'Proper Yahtzee' a tribute to dice game

Funny story: Gaga's 'Proper Yahtzee' a tribute to dice game

The award-winning singer Lady Gaga (Stefani Gemanotta) claims that she owes much of her success to the popular dice game Yahtzee. So much, in fact, that the 23-year-old performer from New York City wrote a song about the game of chance titled "Proper...

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Former Ride the Geese driver plunges school bus into river

Funny story: Former Ride the Geese driver plunges school bus into river

On Wednesday morning a former Ride the Geese driver plunged a crowded school bus into the fast-moving Delaware River in Easton, PA. The incident occurred just south of the Northampton St Bridge off of Larry Holmes Dr. The bus was full of day campers...

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Homeowner unhappy with Finnish basement

Funny story: Homeowner unhappy with Finnish basement

Sitting in a leather recliner below ground level can heighten one's senses to the sound of billiard balls colliding, that hollow ping pong ball nipping the end of the table or a relative repeatedly twisting the cue stick into the cube of chalk. These...

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97 years later Titanic iceberg still at large

Funny story: 97 years later Titanic iceberg still at large

Halifax, Nova Scotia-Ninety-seven years after the R.M.S. Titanic was struck by an iceberg in the north Atlantic Ocean, sinking the ship and killing 1,527 passengers, the massive frozen "island" still roams free today. On the night of April 14, 1912 t...

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Organizers still scrambling a month before huge Chunnel celebration

Funny story: Organizers still scrambling a month before huge Chunnel celebration

On May 6, 2009, the largest party ever, celebrating a tunnel, will be held in Folkestone, England in honor of the Channel Tunnel's 15th anniversary. Still the world's longest tunnel beneath a body of water, the Chunnel connects Great Britain to mainl...

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Sandbag auction shortened for Red River emergency

Funny story: Sandbag auction shortened for Red River emergency

Darryl Janhonen, of Brunsdale, ND, just south of Fargo, decided three weeks ago to sell off his 100,000-plus sandbag collection on the popular on-line auction site. Janhonen, 47, has been collecting the bags for nearly a decade and meticulously numbe...

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Students' chant initially confuses media, viewers, other fans

Funny story: Students' chant initially confuses media, viewers, other fans

Philadelphia, PA -- At the Wachovia Center on Saturday afternoon a raucous chant echoed through the rafters during the NCAA men's basketball tournament second-round matchup between the Villanova Wildcats and UCLA Bruins. Initially, both television an...

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Bong maker latest sponsor to drop Phelps

Funny story: Bong maker latest sponsor to drop Phelps

Another company has decided to leave the Phelps business. Kakadu Bongs, Inc., a bong maker based in Nimbin, Australia, has decided to terminate its eight year contract with Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps only six months after the deal was signed.

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Report: Flight 1549 crew demanded to sing Super Bowl anthem

Funny story: Report: Flight 1549 crew demanded to sing Super Bowl anthem

Tampa, FL-Last Sunday evening the NFL honored the crew of US Air flight 1549 at the Super Bowl just prior to kickoff. The heroes responsible for landing the Airbus A320 jetliner on the icy Hudson River without one casualty were given a loud ovation f...

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Burress changes story: 'It was a glockenspiel not a Glock.'

Funny story: Burress changes story: 'It was a glockenspiel not a Glock.'

New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress is changing his story. Burress, who allegedly shot himself in the leg at a Manhattan night club on November 29, is now claiming that he was not carrying a Glock, a small handgun, but a glockenspiel. Wh...

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Standford University to rename mascot Andsons

Funny story: Standford University to rename mascot Andsons

Standford University's mascot has been known as the Cardinal since the school's inception in 1885. Many, especially on the east coast, mistake the mascot for a bird where it is actually the color-cardinal red. However, the university wants a mascot t...

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'I am ______ and this message was approved by me.'

Funny story: 'I am ______ and this message was approved by me.'

The Federal Association of Political Advertisements(FAPA) announced today that starting immediately political radio and television ads must reword their candidate approval statements. Currently political ads either open or close with: "I am ______...

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Prince Fielder demands tour of Tastykake factory

Funny story: Prince Fielder demands tour of Tastykake factory

The Milwaukee Brewers slugger Prince Fielder says he loves coming to Philadelphia. The Ontario, CA native spends his off-seasons in Philadelphia where he recently purchased a Center City apartment. "It's a city of great food, great snacks and even...

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Bush on visiting Great Wall last month: "I should've said,'Mr Jintao, tear down this wall.'"

Funny story: Bush on visiting Great Wall last month: "I should've said,'Mr Jintao, tear down this wall.'"

President George Bush was criticized by many for attending last months Olympics in Beijing, China. The country is widely known for it's horrendous human rights record and limitations on basic freedoms. Many called for the leader to boycott the games...

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Coxswain with artificial voice not allowed to compete at games

Funny story: Coxswain with artificial voice not allowed to compete at games

Garry Montorsi's dreams of competing in the Beijing Games as a coxswain for the Canadian men's heavy weight eight rowing team came to an end yesterday morning. The Olympic Governing Body (OGB) ruled that the device Montorsi uses to speak, because...

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Phelps' mom a hit, NBC to give own reality show

Funny story: Phelps' mom a hit, NBC to give own reality show

Michael Phelps accomplished the unimaginable on Saturday night by winning his eighth gold medal in eight attempts. He has become one of the most recognizable and successful Olympic athletes of all time. NBC has has made the swimmer the centerpiece of...

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Looking back, Mugabe credits slogan for victory

Funny story: Looking back, Mugabe credits slogan for victory

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe, who recently was reelected, credits his victory to his "grand" campaign slogan.

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Cell phones, matches, lighters and camers help with Wimbledon ending

Funny story: Cell phones, matches, lighters and camers help with Wimbledon ending

Rafael Nadal halted Roger Federer's Wimbledon winning streak at five and became the first Spaniard to win tennis' most coveted trophy since 1966. Yesterday's final was the longest championship in the history of the tournament lasted 4 hou...

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