A lot of people have an intense fear of bees. Whether you were stung as a child or just traumatized from young Macaulay Culkin's death in My Girl, the buzzing little insect has picked up a bad rep. And yet, the prolific pollinators are integral to our food supply. Without bees, most of the plants w ... More >>
Generally, when you think of beautiful women, you don't think of poop. The two are definitely not synonymous--unless, of course, you're into that sort of thing. And hey, we won't judge. So, why, then would a local nonprofit put together the 2013 Ladies of Manure Calendar? Shock value, of course ... More >>
Charges for DUI and driving with a suspended license have been filed against former WQAM-AM (560) sports radio host Sid Rosenberg, who was arrested April 5 after police say they found him crying and vomiting in the middle of the road.His arraignment has been scheduled for April 30 at 9 a.m ... More >>
You've probably never seen North Atlantic Space Company live, considering they've only performed one and a half shows thus far. That small number totally doesn't mean that there aren't many more to come. When their group Sweet Bronco disbanded, guitarist Chris Horgan and drummer Steven ... More >>
PERFECT FIT: Karlo Torres, bartender at Carlo's and Charlie's in City Place, West Palm BeachIt's only fitting that a "Carlo" mans the outdoor bar at the new Carlos and Charlie's in City Place in West Palm Beach.Alright. So it's not a perfect coincidence...it's actually Karlo (with a "k," and -- p ... More >>
Negotiation is OverWatch out, pre-med students.Beware, collegiate science nerds: Just when you thought it was safe to spend the summer watching "Project Runway" and exploring the effects of medical marijuana, a new threat has emerged. Activists with the radical animal rights group Negotiation is ... More >>
Broward Sheriff's OfficeRyan LeVinIt seems we weren't the only ones thinking that hard-partying, Porsche-driving, Brit-killing douchebag Ryan LeVin bought his way out of prison last week.In case you forgot, Judge Barbara McCarthy sentenced LeVin to two years house arrest, ten years probation, an ... More >>
C. StilesAnonka Dixon before last year's LFL playoffs.The Miami Dolphins are desperate right now. Less than a week after benching Chad Henne in favor of Chad Pennington, the team may have lost both players for the remainder of the season. Third-stringer Tyler Thigpen finished Sunday's win against ... More >>
Yep, this is Quidditch.[UPDATE] More information about Sunday's tournament after the jump.Lynn University in Boca Raton might be the only school to require students to "keep a broomstick between their legs at all times."Yes, Halloween is over. But Harry Potter season is just beginning!On Sunda ... More >>
Surely there's news in South Florida besides the Heat winning The Decision? Let's take a look.Narcy Novack, the widow of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., has been arrested and charged with arranging his murder last July 12 in a Rye Brook, N.Y. hotel room. She allegedly gave one of the killers her husba ... More >>
flickr.comA greyhound that raced frequently at the Palm Beach Kennel Club over the last two years tested positive for cocaine at least once while racing in South Florida.The dog, a 70-pound black male named Tempo Super Stud, raced in 12 races in Palm Beach between August 2008 and September 2009, ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanI just couldn't resist: Since my partner-in-crime is a graduate of the University of Florida and I'm a Seminole to the core, I had to buy Buffalo Bob's Alligator with Beef stick so I could maw it right before his very eyes. (By some stroke of luck, I found it when searching fo ... More >>
Flickr: BruceFloydErrict Rhett (left) poses with a Gators fan.Broward County's a popular place for retired athletes -- for better, and in Jim Leyritz's case, for worse. Count Errict Rhett in that former category. The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back, who starred at the University of Flori ... More >>
Flickr: hobbesdudeJesse LevineWhy would the tennis players who's arguably the world's greatest ever watch college players? Based on this article in the Sacramento Bee, Roger Federer was keeping tabs on Jesse Levine, the Boca Raton resident who two years ago was playing for the University of Flori ... More >>
Flickr: Go GatorsCoach, I thought we made a commitment to each other.As the state's best defensive back, Matt Elam from Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer must have assumed that when he gave his verbal commitment to the University of Florida, the defending champs would stop courting other defensive backs.B ... More >>
wiki-commons Miracle Fruit The folks who bring you museums of the random, odd, eccentric, and generally unbelievable, also have a book. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Seeing Is Believing! (You know it's good if it has two exclamation points in the title.) And the latest edition of th ... More >>
Flickr: chadwbecksBrandon KnightBrandon Knight, the 6-foot-3 point guard from Pine Crest Academy in Fort Lauderdale, is ranked by recruiting service Rivals.com as the top high school senior in the nation. And you can bet he noticed how last week, a player who was neck-and-neck with Knight for tha ... More >>
Castro may live to see the end of the embargoWe're living in a bizarro world where Republican state legislators are willing to defy loyal lobbyists and increase taxes on alcohol and tobacco, plus give serious consideration to a compact that would let the Seminoles gamble Vegas-style. And now there a ... More >>
I'm protected by the First Amendment!Remember Katherine Evans, the Pembroke Pines high school senior who got branded a "cyberbully" after she made a Facebook post about how her teacher Ms. Phelps was The Worst? The New York Times caught up with Evans at the University of Florida and published this s ... More >>
Yeah, all the Florida football teams are done for the year, and when you watch the big game this weekend you'll probably care more about the commercials than either team (unless you're a gambler, like me, and the commercials just delay the inevitable sobbing and cursing and swearing never to be ... More >>
That's quite a soup-catcher. Thank You, Howard's MustacheThe University of Florida will play in the national championship football game next month in Miami. This is big news that comes in very handy, considering this is a football-themed edition today, which, beyond this sentence, will not include t ... More >>
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