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Man Caught Urinating in Portland Oregon Reservoir, Prompts Flushing 38 Million Gallons of Drinking Water

The Portland Water Bureau is flushing 38 million gallons of water from Mt. Tabor Reservoir 5 after a 19-year-old man urinated in the city’s drinking supply. The incident occurred shortly after 1 a.m. on Thursday morning, when the Water Bureau security noticed three men on camera at Mount Tabor Reservoir No. 5. One was seen urinating through an iron fence, officials said. “When you see the video,... 

Free Jet Lag App Called Entrain Could Help Travelers Reset Circadian Rhythm

Researchers in Michigan believe they have a new way to solve jet lag using mathematical formulas. They key is light. “If you get light in the wrong time or wrong way, it’ll send you the wrong direction,” said University of Michigan math professor Daniel Forger, who led the research published Thursday. A master biological clock, called a circadian rhythm, regulates when a person becomes... 

Domino’s Introduces Specialty Chicken as New $5.99 Menu Item

Domino’s has introduced a new item on their menu called, “Specialty Chicken.” It includes 12 pieces of boneless chicken and layers of Domino’s sauces, cheeses and pizza toppings to create four varieties of the side item: Crispy Bacon & Tomato, Spicy Jalapeño-Pineapple, Classic Hot Buffalo and Sweet BBQ Bacon. The Specialty Chicken will be available in Domino’s $5.99 mix-and-match... 

Need More Time For Your Taxes? File an IRS Form 4868 for an Extension

April 15th is the deadline to file your federal income taxes. However, if you feel like you need more time, you could file a Tax Form 4868 IRS Extension so you don’t receive a late penalty. The failure-to-file penalty is usually 5 percent of your unpaid tax bill for every month, or part of a month, you are late. It begins April 16. In general, the maximum penalty is 25 percent of your original... 

Post Office Hours Not Extended for Tax Day 2014

The United States Postal Service will not be extending hours for Tax Day 2014. In the past years, the Post Office would extend its hours until midnight to ensure a postmark of April 15 for all tax returns. Now that many people are filing their taxes electronically, such as TurboTax, the USPS has decided not to extend hours. “We really stopped extending hours at our postal locations because there... 

Tax Day Freebies 2014: April 15 Tax Deadline Offers Free Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Dessert & more!

Tax Day 2014 deadline is today, April 15th! If you’re lucky, you’ll be getting a refund from Uncle Sam; however, even if you aren’t so lucky you can still take advantage of Tax Day freebies. In recent years, the trend of businesses offering free item or at deep discounts in honor of Tuesday’s dreaded Tax deadline has really begun to pick up. Some of the following specials are... 

7 Babies Found Dead in Utah: Megan Huntsman Admits to Strangling or Suffocating the Newborns

Megan Huntsman gave birth to seven babies in her home in Pleasant Grove, Utah. One died at birth and the other six were strangled or suffocated, then their bodies were concealed in boxes and stored in the garage, she told police, according to documents released by state authorities on Monday. According to the affidavit, police responded to a report that a dead baby had been found in a garage in Pleasant... 

Southwest Plane Diverted After Unruly Passenger Tries to Make Mid-Air Exit

A Southwest plane had to be diverted on Sunday after a passenger reportedly tried to make an abrupt mid-air exit. The Southwest Airlines flight 722 from Chicago to Sacramento was diverted to Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska and the suspect was led away in handcuffs following the ordeal. Witnesses said they heard screaming coming from the back of the plane. A flight attendant was yelling “Help... 

Walmart Partners with Wild Oats in Effort to Make Organic Food Cheaper

Walmart plans to start selling organic foods for a cheaper price after it’s partnership with Wild Oats. Walmart announced Thursday that it would be partnering with Wild Oats, a prominent health food label, in efforts to expand the organic food options and drive down the price of organic foods across the country. “We know our customers are interested in purchasing organic products and, traditionally,... 

Doritos Locos Tacos Invented in 1995 by Taco Bell Interns, They Claim

A group of former interns at Taco Bell’s ad agency claim they came up with the Doritos Taco idea. Andrea Watt, Mark Rader and Roy Brown were part of a summer internship at Taco Bell in 1995. They pitched the idea of a Doritos-shell taco to Taco Bell executives as part of an intern competition. “The whole goal was to come up with a product … and ours was the Doritos taco,” former... 
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