Emerald Catron has written for Asylum, Lemondrop, MyDaily and Daily Fill. She is one half of rap duo Dem Shortybooz and is a comedic performer around NYC. Follow her on Twitter @emeraldcatron
13 Awesome Ways to Carve Your Watermelon
Oh, were you just planning on slicing your watermelon into wedges this Memorial Day weekend? We regret to inform you that plain old wedges are now kind of lame.
Inspiring Man With Cerebral Palsy Works Out Like a Champ
Let this video be your inspiration/motivation for the day (or perhaps the rest of your life). Scott was born with cerebral palsy. Despite doctors telling his mother when he was a baby that he would be a "vegetable," Scott works out at the gym, and can lift bigger weights than we can. He also walks on a treadmill, which is more cardio than we've done in the past three years or so. Read M
Improv Everywhere Turns Subway Car Into Talk Show
It's something only Improv Everywhere could accomplish -- going on to a subway car, making a huge ruckus and not annoying every single person on the train. This time, the team set up a late night-style talk show, complete with desk, comfy chair, backdrop and band. Technically the band was just a guy with a keytar, but we'll allow it.
70 Years Later, Class of 1943 Is Finally Having Their Prom
It took some time (quite a bit of time, actually), but the New Haven Hillhouse High School class of 1943 will finally be having prom this Sunday.
Prom-Bound Seniors Stop Limo to Save Car Crash Victims
A group of teens had a legendary prom night, for a rather unusual reason. They didn't set a new high school keg stand record -- they stopped on the way to the dance to rescue some people who were in a car accident.
Principal Got Rid of Security Guards and Then Something Unbelievable Happened
Where most people saw a "drop out factory" and "career killer," Andrew Bott saw a school with potential.
Twitter Celebrates NBA Center Jason Collins Coming Out as Gay
If you've been hiding under a rock, or just somehow not on the internet at all today, here's a newsflash -- Jason Collins is now the first active NBA player to be openly gay.
‘Futurama’ Characters React to Cancellation
Well, it's happening. Again. Comedy Central has announced that 'Futurama' is being cancelled. The network opted out of renewing the show for another season, meaning that the 13 episodes airing this summer will be the show's last. In theory. Unless it gets another revival, pops up on Netflix or maybe they just make some more movies.
15 Oddly Eerie Photos of Boston as a Ghost Town
Boston is currently on lockdown as police continue the manhunt for Dzhokar A. Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation. No people out and about makes for a pretty eerie scene in the town. Here are 15 pictures taken by people and uploaded to Twitter and Instagram to give you an idea of how Boston looks right now. It's pretty bananas. Have a look.
News Anchors Can’t Handle How Dumb Ryan Lochte Is
We would feel bad for Ryan Lochte, except, you know, he won all those Olympic medals. These news anchors are so astounded by his amazing stupidity while promoting his E! reality show that as soon as the interview is over, they began laughing uncontrollably...