12-year-old boy steals family credit card to book Bali vacation after fight with his mom

A 12-year-old decided he was going to go on his own trip after his mother said the family would not be going to Bali for vacation.  (Reuters) A 12-year-old Australian boy gave his mother a scare after reportedly booking a secret trip to Bali, Indonesia with the family credit card. The boy, called Drew by A Current Affair, got into an argument with his mother, Emma, and was allegedly told the family would not be going to Bali for vacation. TOURISTS WARNED TO AVOID COMMON PAINKILLER IN SPAIN AFTER FATALITIES…

Abandoned puppy with mouth tied shut finds new home

Little Norman, a 12-week-old puppy, was found abandoned on the side of the road with his mouth tied shut.  (SWNS) An abandoned puppy was discovered on the side of the road in South Carolina with its mouth bound shut by a plastic zip-tie. Liz Heatherly was driving by with her sister when she spotted Norman, a black and white 12-week-old Labrador/hound mix, on a back country road with something white around his jaw. When she pulled over and approached the nervous dog, she realized his mouth was fastened shut and…

Driver falls 70 feet from window while escaping his crashed car on bridge

Authorities say a driver who crashed his car on a Florida bridge and then crawled out a window has plunged more than 70 feet to his death. News outlets cite a release from the Florida Highway Patrol as saying 20-year-old Chad Lee Melnyk struck a concrete railing with his car Sunday night on the State Road 40 bridge, spanning the Ocklawaha River near Silver Springs. The statement says it appears Melnyk crawled out of the driver’s side window and then fell over the guardrail to the ground below. Authorities say…

Woman left with 6-inch scalp gash from too-tight weave

Helzie Amnell-Connor may be permanently scarred after getting a weave threaded into her hair that was too tight.  (SWNS.com) A woman was left with a six-inch gash on her scalp after getting a weave sewn into her hair at a salon in England. Helzie Amnell-Connor went to the salon in Leeds – which her lawyer has advised her not to name, SWNS reported – and paid $278 to get a new brunette-Brazilian wig weaved into her hair. The 24-year-old told SWNS she voiced concerns about the wig being too tight…

Brewery making craft beer with white wine

A U.K. brewery has made a new craft beer using white wine.  (SWNS) A brewery has created a novel craft beer formula made from wine. The creation, dubbed Curiouser & Curiouser, forms part of a series of booze collaborations between leading U.K. brewers. Curious Brewery in Ashford, Kent, forged the formula that allows drinkers to experience a bottled blend of sour ale and chardonnay. CALIFORNIA RESTAURANT RIDICULED FOR DECONSTRUCTED AVOCADO TOAST BOWL: ‘IT’S A SALAD’ Just 1,500 bottles of the limited edition brew are being produced in partnership with The…

Roush Performance Ford F-250 is a ‘super’ tow truck

 (Roush Performance) Roush Performance builds a lot of modified high performance Mustangs, and now it has just the thing to tow them to the track with.  (Roush Performance) The Roush F-250 Super Duty is the company’s first shot at a heavy duty pickup, and it’s going all in by offering it with only a diesel engine.  (Roush Performance) Primarily an appearance package featuring fender flares, a front bumper cover, a loud and proud Roush-emblazoned grille and lots of graphics, the F-250 also gets a few functional off-road updates including a…

Southwest flights cancelled due to engine inspections following deadly incident

close Video Southwest Airline jet blows engine, makes emergency landing NTSB investigating reason for Southwest explosion. Fox News’ Jackie Ibanez reports on the latest. Southwest Airlines cancelled 40 of its 4,000 scheduled flights Sunday due to engine inspections following last week’s deadly incident. The airline is currently performing an accelerated inspection of the fan blades on all CFM56 engines, manufactured by CFM International, which is expected to be completed over the next 30 days. The inspection is being implemented “out of an abundance of caution” after an engine with “metal…

Tourists warned to avoid common painkiller in Spain after fatalities linked to drug

The deaths of Gloria and Alan Robson are being blamed on controversial painkiller Nolotil by their son, Gary.  (Facebook) Tourists are being warned to avoid a painkiller commonly prescribed in Spain after a British couple died after taking the anti-inflammatory pills. Gloria Robson, 81, was prescribed the painkiller Nolotil for her back pain, The Sun reported. While taking the drug, Gloria suffered a fatal brain bleed, which her son, Gary Robson, is blaming on Nolotil. BACKPACKERS DIE IN CAMBODIA AFTER TAKING PILLS FOR FOOD POISONING FROM PHARMACIST Gary, 59, also…

California restaurant ridiculed for deconstructed avocado toast bowl: ‘it’s a salad’

A restaurant in California is being mocked for it’s “deconstructed” take on avocado toast.  (iStock) A restaurant in Venice Beach, California, has been mocked on Twitter for its alleged newest menu item: a deconstructed avocado toast bowl. Twitter user Kara Swisher posted a photo of the unnamed restaurant’s supposed new bowl along with an unenthusiastic tweet, “Ok now California trends are just f—— with me.” CALIFORNIA RESTAURANT FINED $3,000 AFTER CUSTOMERS DANCE IN DINING AREA While some defended their state, saying the bowl is not a trend, others on Twitter…