Congrats, Europe: Michele Bachmann Is Officially Your Problem, Too

There is exactly one thing Michele Bachmann is an expert in, and that is keeping things interesting. To that end, it was announced yesterday that she has recently become a citizen of Switzerland. Whaaa? Why would Congresswoman Bachmann want to forsake her beloved America that she loves precisely because it is filled… » 5/09/12 10:00am 5/09/12 10:00am

Joseph Kony Is Proving Difficult to Nab, Even for Elite U.S. Forces

Joseph Kony, the evil, crazed Ugandan warlord who was the subject of a now infamous viral video campaign, is proving a hard man to find. He's been on the run in the jungles of Uganda, and even after President Obama ordered 100 elite U.S. troops to capture him six months ago, he's evaded capture and continued to… » 4/29/12 11:55pm 4/29/12 11:55pm

How to Support Breast Cancer Research Without Supporting Komen

Susan G. Komen for the Cure has become a bloated Cancer Awareness McDonald's that offers more swag and socialization opportunities than cure. But just because Komen's managed to portray breast cancer as a feathery pink celebration of sisterhood and not a disease best fought with patient empowerment and scientific… » 2/13/12 5:20pm 2/13/12 5:20pm

Airlines, Liver Disease, Horrible Strangers Coming For Your Pets

Good news and terrible news, pet owners. The good news is that even if your pet gets lost by an airline, there's a chance that it will be found alive, living in the ventilation ducts months later. The bad news is that once your pet gets found, it might be almost dead. And if your pet's never found, it might be because… » 10/27/11 7:45pm 10/27/11 7:45pm

Hot Air Balloons Are Exploding Hens • Silicone Implants Linked To…

• Low-flying hot air balloons are startling » 11/05/08 5:30pm 11/05/08 5:30pm egg-carrying hens in England and allegedly causing them to die due to exploding the eggs inside of them. • One tough jogger in Arizona with a rabid fox locked onto her arm after the fox attacked her on Monday. • A man in New Zealand was of rape and abduction today after…

Anti-Establishment Indie Chain Now Owned By The Man

Today's retail news is American Apparel getting sold to an investment firm for $382.5 million. In case you were wondering, that's the equivalent of over 13 million copper lame shorts — so hot right now! Snap it up!. Or beaucoup handy cash to get rid of those pesky "my boss is a pervert" sexual harrassment allegations.… » 12/19/06 11:58am 12/19/06 11:58am