Woman Accidentally Forklifted Across a Festival Site in a Port-a-Potty

Port-a-potties are a nasty fact of civilized life—must we make them worse? A woman at the Newlyn Fish Festival in Cornwall (“The best and biggest celebration of the sea, seafood and fishing in the UK”) was minding her own damn business in a portable toilet when she found herself lifted up into the air and transported… »9/01/15 4:10pm9/01/15 4:10pm


Ex-Police Chief Sentenced for Shooting Ex-Wife with a Gun He Had in Bed

William McCollom, the ex-police chief of Peachtree City, Georgia, has been sentenced to probation for shooting and paralyzing his ex-wife on New Year’s Day. McCollom reportedly kept a loaded gun in bed for secuirty and said the shooting was an accident. The couple divorced in the ‘90s, reunited but did not re-marry,… »8/14/15 3:30pm8/14/15 3:30pm

Sleepy Hollow's 'Headless Day' Promotion Has the Worst Possible Timing

The PR firm responsible for promoting the release of the Sleepy Hollow's first season on DVD faced just about the worst possible timing for their push yesterday, as an email celebrating "Headless Day" went out to fans and media at just about the exact moment that news broke that ISIS had beheaded American journalist… »9/03/14 12:00pm9/03/14 12:00pm

Woman Accidentally Kills Her Husband During Stupid Drunken Gunplay

You guys, guns — and we really can’t stress this enough — are incredibly dangerous. They’re made specifically for blasting giant holes in living things, and they do it with a frequency that should alarm just about anyone who’s ever watched Predator and thought, “Holy shit — Jesse Ventura just tore up part of a… »4/29/13 10:25am4/29/13 10:25am

Women Drivers: Is This the Gas Pedal, the Brake or a Tampax Pearl? Everything Looks Like a Tampax Pearl!

And here's a startling new development in the case of Women v. Math, Science, Saying Something Is "Fine" When It Is Not Actually Fine At All, and Driving: According to the L.A. Times, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there is a prevalence of females (two-thirds of the drivers involved)… »4/13/12 4:45pm4/13/12 4:45pm

Worst Subway Ride Ever: People Get Off Train and Find a Severed Head

It was an unusually dangerous weekend on the New York City subway. And one particular set of train passengers got the horrifying shock of a lifetime. It happened at about 10 p.m. on Saturday, when people got off the L train at the Sixth Avenue stop and saw a man's severed head wedged between the train car and the… »1/23/12 12:30pm1/23/12 12:30pm