Marine Sgt. Jacob Chadwick, 23, an Iraq war veteran who recently underwent a life-saving kidney transplant, received the organ from an unexpected source — 24-year-old fellow soldier Lt. Patrick Wayland.
The two men didn’t know each other, but after Wayland suffered a fatal heart attack while swimming in flight gear during training on August 1, Wayland’s family sought out the people it felt was “most deserving” of Patrick’s vital organs.
ABC has announced the upcoming eighth season of dramedy ‘Desperate Housewives’ will be the show’s official swansong.
The news caught some by surprise, since stars Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross, and Eva Longoria are all signed on through 2013, and ‘Housewives’ creator Marc Cherry has said he wanted the series to run for nine seasons.
Cherry won’t serve as executive producer/showrunner this fall, but he’s expected to be involved as a consultant while also developing other shows for the network.
Mash-ups, made from blending pieces of at least two songs into one new creation, have been a mainstay of club DJs for years, but they didn’t gain mainstream appeal until ‘Glee’ began featuring them regularly during the TV show’s musical numbers.
We all know eating too much and moving too little can add a little extra around the waist. But can your personality lead to weight gain too?
A new study published by the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology says it’s possible.
Three researchers from the US Department of Health and Human Services followed nearly 2,000 people over a 50-year life span and found those who were more impulsive were likely to be about 24 pounds heavier than those who weren’t. They also found that subjects who weren’t terribly friendly may experience “a greater increase in the Body Mass Index across the adult life span.”
Cats are widely known for their hatred of water — in fact, the most trusty tool for kitty discipline is often a simple squirt-bottle. So it’s not every day you see one willingly taking a swim.
After a cat named Mog was hit by a car and suffered nerve damage in his front legs, his veterinarian suggested swimming therapy. After a little initial reluctance, Mog took to the regimen like … well, like something other than a cat to water.
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