Rob Carroll is a music and pop culture writer based in central Illinois. His work has appeared in several publications throughout the suburban Chicago area including the Northwest Herald and the Daily Chonicle. Rob also is a published author having produced two books chronicling the history of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field. In his free time, Rob enjoys collecting vinyl, live music, photography and trying (and failing) to keep up with his kids.
Interesting Trend Revealed Among Most Popular Baby Names Of 2023
A baby industry website has revealed the most popular baby names so far in 2023 and those it says are at risk of becoming "extinct."
Free COVID Tests to Return Across U.S. Starting Sept. 25
The free at-home tests are by request only.
Massive Amounts of Olive Oil Stolen as Prices Skyrocket in Stores
Oh, this is why olive oil is so expensive now.
U.S. Military Needs Your Help to Find Missing Fighter Jet Involved in ‘Mishap’
An air base in South Carolina has reached out for the public's assistance in finding a missing fighter jet that was involved in a "mishap" on Sunday.
Ding Dong: The Definitive List of The Oddest, Strangest and Downright Filthy Town Names In Every State
We combed through list after list of the oddest, strangest and somewhat naughty-sounding town names in every state to create a definitive collection complete with unbelievable facts about each location.
McDonald’s to Eliminate Self-Serve Soft Drinks at All Locations
Sorry, you're going to have to ask for that refill. The change has already started at some McDonald's locations.
Truck Bursts Into Fireball as Police Make Daring Rescue of Unconscious Driver
The North Carolina officer was working after hours when he made the rescue just before the truck burst into flames.
Three-Legged Bear Bursts Into House, Steals White Claw Seltzer
He had two specific White Claw flavors that he enjoyed the most.
Lemonade Stand Run by Determined Blind Child Is Making Big Bucks
Travis Barker and others have come forward to support the boy who wants to "see the world."
Popular Airline to Start Weighing Passengers Without Them Knowing
We found some options to get around this if you don't want to participate.