Entries by Wes Yahola

Christmas With A Baby Is Adorably Difficult

Christmas is all about the kids. But new parents quickly learn that no matter how special they try to make it for their toddler, the little one is mostly likely not going to appreciate or understand what in the world is even going on. (via Story of This Life)  

100 Years Of Christmas Toys

Every Christmas there is that one most wanted toy. And then there’s that one toy that stands out for the decade. With Christmas so close, Mode decided to review the best toys from the past century that defined each generation.

Top of the World

A pair of Polish tourists were recently left stranded at the top of a Ferris wheel in Vienna, Austria. An employee clocked out without telling his replacement that the couple was still in the air. The replacement turned off the wheel and left for the night. The tourists called for help before Ferris wheel staffers […]

Dog Insult Leads to Jail

In Thailand, it’s against the law to insult the monarchy. Apparently that law extends to all of the king’s family members as authorities arrested factory worker Thanakorn Siripaiboon at his home in suburban Bangkok last week and charged him with writing a “sarcastic” Internet post about Tongdaeng. If you’re wondering who Tongdaeng is, it’s the […]

Grand Shoplifting Fail

Marcelo Mastroianni went to a Port St. Lucie, Florida, Wal-Mart and placed a 55-inch television and a 60-inch television into a shopping cart and then went to the sporting goods area where he picked out a BB gun and placed it in his pocket. When Marcelo got to the front door and tried to remove […]

Defendant bolts from courtroom, lawyers tackle him in hall

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An armed robbery suspect who fled a courtroom during trial and escaped the grasp of deputies is back in custody after lawyers tackled him in the courthouse hallway. Surveillance cameras at the Oklahoma County courthouse captured candid video of Israel Pointer’s attempt to flee. KWTV-TV reports that the 19-year-old Pointer had […]

Two New Jersey men attack inflatable Santa

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Dec. 15 (UPI) — New Jersey police conducted a search for two men accused of attacking an inflatable Santa on a residential lawn. The event occurred at 8:38 p.m. on Dec. 9 according to Cedar Grove police, who state that two white males punched the inflatable decoration leaving it punctured in several […]