How much does it take a Homeowner’s Association (HOA) to foreclose your $300,000 house? A late payment of $800, apparently.
Lady Gaga has become the first living person to get 10 million fans on Facebook. Check out the other nine celebs that made the cut. (via BBC)
This probably wasn’t the reception he was hoping for.
Toyota’s been having a tough year. After recalling millions of cars cars since November due to faulty brake and gas pedals, the company is now recalling more than 90,000 Lexus and Crown vehicles in Japan, this time over defective engines.
It’s 10 stories high and more than three football fields long. It’s called “A Whale,” it’s been called the world’s largest oil-skimming vessel, and BP hopes it can clean up the spill in the Gulf.
Our colleagues at Techland have assembled a list of what they dub the worst movie characters of all time. And beware Twilight fans: One of your favorites is on there. (via Techland)
After eating 54 hot dogs in 10 minutes, Joey Chestnut took home his fourth consecutive prize at the Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, New York. But his time in the spotlight was cut short.
“Personally I think that’s a good thing that China’s growth is helping GM. Our China operation will always play an important role in our company, but fundamentally we’re a U.S. company and will always be a U.S. company.”
In South Carolina, the roman candle is a practically symbol of romance on Independence Day.
Holy cow: Kids reenact the American revolution! In the Internet age, this is what counts as a class project. I’d give them an A, for sure. Especially Thomas Jefferson’s “French friends.” (via Urlesque)
Aside from getting stuck in the bathtub, did you know President William Howard Taft kept a pony brigade on the White House lawn? Yeah, we didn’t either. Fortunately, animator Jason Steele at FilmCow can enlighten us. (via BuzzFeed)