Woman couldn’t save friend from crocodile attack after late-night dip in Australia

BRISBANE, Australia — A woman struggled in vain to drag her friend from a crocodile’s jaws off a northeast Australian beach, police said on Monday. The pair were in shallow water at Thornton Beach in the World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park in Queensland state when the 46-year-old woman was taken by the crocodile late Sunday, Police Senior Constable Russell Parker …

Students surprise Spanish teacher with hilarious video of himself

Teachers are like actors: the bigger the entrance, the more people will applaud. Students at Turner High School in Kansas City, Kansas love their Spanish teacher, Señor (Andrew) Ward. For months, Señor Ward has been greeting his students with the same over-the-top salutation: Buenos días! So the students decided to honor their teacher the best way they knew how: with Facebook video. SEE …

The phones of 2017 will be all about VR

If you’ve tried virtual reality, whether or not it blew your mind probably depends on how you experienced it: whether it was with a high-end headset like the Oculus Rift or one that used a smartphone like the Samsung Gear VR. While today’s flagship phones can provide a decent VR experience, they have shortcomings. Latency is an issue since the …

A new terrible father on ‘Game of Thrones’ gave the Internet daddy issues

Terrible fathers in Westeros? Blasphemy.  Season 6, episode six of Game of Thrones introduced television viewers to Randyll Tarly, fat-shamer, Wildling-hater and father to Samwell Tarly. Sam, Pretty Woman Gilly and little adorable nugget of a baby Little Sam returned to Horn Hill for a nice family dinner, but Randyll couldn’t just smile and be happy for Sam. SEE ALSO: 10 ‘Game of …

Gilly got a ‘Pretty Woman’ moment on this week’s ‘Game of Thrones’

Warning: Spoilers. But about Gilly so you probably don’t mind. This week’s Game of Thrones seemed a little tamer than last week’s bombastic episode, but it still had its moments.  One of which had to be when Gilly got to meet Sam’s family at the good castle Tarly. It was a tense dinner, not unlike many Thanksgivings. But Gilly let …

Australians can’t handle cold weather like the rest of the world

You’d have to say Australians have it pretty lucky when it comes to the weather, but that doesn’t stop locals having a big old whinge when the temperature gets a little chilly.  People in the city of Sydney have been having a rather excellent run with warm weather all throughout autumn (or fall, as our North American friends like to …