Patrick is a content editor for Rare in Washington, D.C. Outside the office (and the internet), he’s a cyclist, painter, and friend to all dogs. He is 27.
Across the U.S.A. Remember those teenagers arrested for selling water on the National Mall? There’s a happy ending
Caught on video No one was killed when this SUV blew a stop sign in front of a speeding city bus, and we have no idea how
The media They always say there are “300 million” firearms in the United States, but the real number is probably a lot higher
What's wrong with people A man wouldn’t stop watching porn on a McDonalds’ Wi-Fi until the police showed up
Rare News The Congressional Budget Office just released the score for the controversial Senate health care bill
Across the U.S.A. Columbus Police plea with parents to lock up their guns after an 8 year-old is accidentally shot
National security Napolitano: Supreme Court travel ban decision is a “substantial political victory” for Trump
God Bless America Reeling in a camera from the Tennessee River revealed hundreds of photos and led to a remarkable meeting between strangers
The media A college professor who pulled the “white privilege” card in an infamous Tucker Carlson interview just got her card pulled in return
Around the world A woman exploded on a man over his “General Lee” because of the Confederate flag, and it’s all on tape
Caught on video Watch a gigantic seal hitch a ride on a fishing boat — he won’t get off til he gets fed!
Caught on video “Her neck is stuck!” — scary video shows a teenager plummeting two stories from Six Flags ride
Across the U.S.A. A St. Louis police officer shot a fellow cop — and his lawyer says it was due to the color of his skin
The media CNN retracts an anonymously-sourced Russia story, and the man at the center of it all responds
Caught on video Everyone’s lucky to be alive after a police officer ran a red light and didn’t make it
Caught on video A Philadelphia tow truck driver was surprised after his repo job turned into a kidnapping
Rare News President Donald Trump now says he “did not make and do not have” any “tapes” of his conversations with James Comey
Across the U.S.A. Texas man buys a billboard to deliver a Texas-sized message about Donald Trump and the media
People Now in her mid-fifties, Courteney Cox has a different view on her plastic surgery — but not on starting a family!
Caught on video If there’s one clear lesson in these fails, it’s that bullies will get what’s comin’ to them
Caught on video It was a normal day on the lake until a screamin’ bald eagle intervened — and it was all caught on slow-motion video
Crime and punishment Dashcam footage from the Philando Castile shooting is released — and it shows how quickly things turned deadly
Rare News There’s been gunfire and two “explosions” at Brussels Central Station — here’s what we know