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.
Do Kids Really Want Less Candy for Halloween? — Survey of the Day
While children still seem to unanimously agree that Halloween is one of their favorite holidays, a new survey by the American Dental Association and PopCap Games shows that kids' perception of the holiday is changing in several surprising ways.
Turns Out Psy Was in ‘Empire Strikes Back’ All Along
As hardcore 'Star Wars' fans, we've probably seen 'The Empire Strikes Back' 100 times. But this is the first time we've ever noticed a cameo by Korean 'Gangnam Style' rapper Psy. Were we sleeping during that part?
The Magazine in Your Doctor’s Office Can Make You Sick
During a visit to the doctor, we almost always grab a waiting-room magazine to take our mind off what's to come. But health officials say those very periodicals could pose a health risk and actually make people sick, particularly if they're left out for a lengthy period of time and handled by multitudes of people.
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.
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.
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.
Did Google Street View Capture the Image of a UFO?
After years of being ridiculed, we may finally have proof that UFOs do indeed exist, and it comes from the unlikeliest of places -- Google Street View. Who's laughing now, skeptics?
Awesome Stingray Pulls Off the Best Photobomb Ever
We love, love, love animal photobombs. But this hysterical photo of an unwelcomed stingray, which was taken in the Cayman Islands, rules them all.
Florida Man Wrestles Gator to Save Beloved Dog
We already knew that dogs love their masters, but how far will a pet owner go to protect their beloved pooch? In Florida, a 66-year-old grandfather recently wrestled a seven-foot alligator to save his West Highland Terrier. Answer is, pretty far, apparently.
Americans Honor Victims on the 11th Anniversary of the 9/11 Terror Attacks [VIDEO]
In what's become a grim and somber ritual for Americans, citizens will gather Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, in which Islamic extremists killed nearly 3,000 people. Thousands are expected to come together in New York City, Washington, DC and Pennsylvania to pay their respects.