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As Detroit prepares to demolish and say goodbye to the storied Joe Louis Arena, Onion Sports examines some of the greatest stadiums of all time.

Bo Obama Addresses Graduates Of Dayton Obedience School

DAYTON, OH—Calling on the 2017 class of canines to make the most of their training as they head out into the world, former first dog Bo Obama delivered a stirring commencement speech Friday to graduates of the Dayton Obedience School.

‘Star Wars’ Turns 40

When George Lucas’ Star Wars premiered in 1977, the movie quickly became a phenomenon. On its 40th anniversary, The Onion looks back on the franchise’s defining moments:

Mom Finds Disturbing Reading Material In Teenage Son’s Bedroom

OMAHA, NE—Saying she felt disgusted and saddened by the shocking discovery, local woman Beth Loomis told reporters Thursday that she was deeply disturbed after finding recruitment reading material from the Baylor University football team in her teenage son’s bedroom.

Most Notable Google Ventures

Ten years ago this week, Google Street View launched, offering panoramic views of locations all over the world. As the tech giant continues to debut new projects, The Onion highlights some of Google’s most ambitious ventures to date:

Rural Working-Class Archbishops Come Out In Droves To Welcome Trump To Vatican

VATICAN CITY—Arriving in their dusty pickup trucks from as far away as the dioceses of Oria and Locri-Gerace to express their support for a leader who they say embodies their interests and defends their way of life, droves of rural working-class archbishops reportedly poured into St. Peter’s Square today to greet U.S. president Donald Trump during his visit to the Vatican.

Rookie First Baseman Nervous To Chat With Baserunners

ATLANTA—Noting how important it is to make a good first impression, Pittsburgh Pirates rookie first baseman Josh Bell told reporters before Tuesday’s game against the Atlanta Braves that he’s still nervous about chatting with opposing baserunners.
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FactZone's Five Most Popular Stories

On this, the week of FactZone's fifth birthday, we look back on some of our most popular stories to date:

5. Baby Goat Befriends Roomba: This cute story from 2007 about an Iowa family's pet goat who took to following around a Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner went on to warm the hearts of millions of FactZone viewers, setting a ratings record for the program.

4. Baby Goat Sleeps Next To Roomba: A follow-up report about the baby goat and Roomba focused on how the baby goat sometimes slept next to the Roomba while the Roomba was recharging. This report again set a new FactZone ratings record.

3. New Footage Surfaces Of Baby Goat With Roomba: A report about new home video footage released by the Iowa family of their pet goat following their Roomba around their living room set another new ratings record for FactZone.

2. Baby Goat And Roomba: A FactZone Special Report: This in-depth special combined several brief interviews with animal behavior specialists with over 90 minutes of un-narrated footage of the baby goat walking behind the Roomba as it vacuumed. This special broke all previous FactZone ratings records.

1. Bomb Blast Outside Iraqi Police Station Kills 44: This breaking news story about a tragic bombing interrupted a scheduled report about a baby goat standing on top of a Roomba. The horrific footage of charred bodies being pulled from the wreckage of the bombing's aftermath undoubtedly still haunt the report's record number of viewers.

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‘Star Wars’ Turns 40

When George Lucas’ Star Wars premiered in 1977, the movie quickly became a phenomenon. On its 40th anniversary, The Onion looks back on the franchise’s defining moments:

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