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Man Dances Atop A Truck To ‘Beat It’ As Baltimore PD Helicopter Circles Overhead

04/28/2015
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Man Dances Atop A Truck To ‘Beat It’ As Baltimore PD Helicopter Circles Overhead

Joyful moments amid chaos. They’re nothing new. But this one here, a man dancing atop a yellow truck as Monday’s Baltimore riots started popping off is the starkest one I’ve seen of late. You CANT make this up . #BaltimoreRiots pic.twitter.com/nJoibGE0Io — theloneliest monk (@queziiiArcane) April 28, 2015 Also see: Man moonwalks through intersection. "They…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCVI

04/24/2015
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCVI

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 6519. Bridgeport, Ct. April 20. 72-year-old man critically injured when struck…

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That Time A Philadelphia Mayoral Candidate Said He Wanted Some Weed [Video]

04/23/2015
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That Time A Philadelphia Mayoral Candidate Said He Wanted Some Weed [Video]

Covered the Philadelphia mayoral debate at St. Joe’s today. You can read my story about it via this link. But this post merely serves two purposes: To let you see Nelson Diaz saying he wants some marijuana and Milton Street talk about the city’s problem with kangaroos messing with trash cans. You’re welcome.

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This Is My Favorite Rainbow Picture Ever

04/22/2015
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This Is My Favorite Rainbow Picture Ever

Earlier this week, after dropping Louden off at school, I saw a rainbow off in the West Philly distance. See? Well, I posted it on various social-media sites and, lo and behold, coworker John Abbott sent one back that was so awesome I just had to do a post on it. Check it out below:

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCV

04/21/2015
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCV

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 6496. Granite City, Ill. April 19. 25-year-old man fatally struck by…

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In Which An Art Exhibit Appears To Be A Pack Of Urinating Bears At The Philly Zoo

04/20/2015
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In Which An Art Exhibit Appears To Be A Pack Of Urinating Bears At The Philly Zoo

The Philadelphia Zoo is doing some cool stuff with recyclables turned into art for a “Second Nature” exhibition. Introducing Second Nature, an array of artist installations, some larger than life, each one telling stories of endangered animals through the use of recycled, reduced, reused, repurposed and renewed materials. Burned-out spark plugs, recycled plastic bottles, cardboard…

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