(Indianapolis, IN)  —  An Indiana man says he’s found the secret to green grass in dry weather — a can of paint.  Timothy Birdwell tells Indianapolis’ WISH-TV he and a friend came up with the idea of using brushes to maintain their lawn after the recent watering ban made it exceedingly difficult to keep their […]

(Undated)  —  The world record for human mattress dominoes has toppled once again this year.  Guinness World Records announced on Monday that one-thousand-and-one volunteers in China strapped themselves to mattresses and took the fall this month, easily topping the previous record.  Earlier this year, 850 people in New Orleans set the mark that the Shanghai-based […]

A Southwest Airlines flight from Burbank to Las Vegas turned out to be an eventful journey for passengers when rapper Flavor Flav took over the plane’s intercom mic last Thursday. The Public Enemy hype man got his fellow passengers’ attention and had everyone in laughter as the plane made its final descent into Sin City.  In a […]

Looks like Drake has another reason to laugh all the way to the bank. Actually, Drake has forty two million reasons to laugh to the…

The Houston Rockets have made a 3 year $25.1 million offer to New York Knicks PG Jeremy Lin. Lin set the NBA on fire in February by leading the Knicks to seven consecutive wins. He scored at least 20 points in nine of 10 games during that stretch. Ironically, he was one of the last […]

The largest school district in Texas is celebrating success and there are numbers that prove it. News 92 FM’s Pattie Shieh attended the press conference…

In a new Q&A with Baller Alert, Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’s Mimi Faust shares her thoughts on the editing of the show, people’s perception…

Another day, another weird story involving the boy band community’s poster child for conspiracy: Raz-B. This time the potentially tall tale involved accusations that the…

Regardless of his last album’s sales, the 22-year-old has proven himself to be a master of social media. His “Crank That (Soulja Boy)”  track found its footing online before becoming the sleeper hit of 2007. From there a record deal followed, and stardom ensued, but in the years since, things have changed.  Financially, Soulja Boy is […]

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As expected, prosecutors released more testimony Monday (July 16), and it is perhaps the most damaging to George Zimmerman’s credibility. A  relative of the former neighborhood watch captain who accused him of being racist, has claimed that she was molested by the accused killer. The woman, only identified as “Witness 9” told police that she cut off communication with Zimmerman […]