War Machine Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Attempted Murder Charges

War Machine, the former MMA fighter and porn actor who allegedly mercilessly brutalized his former girlfriend Christy Mack and fled from the law, says that he is not guilty of any of the charges that have been brought against him. His lawyer says that people need to recognize that War Machine the person is not War… » 9/04/14 5:30pm 9/04/14 5:30pm

High Tech Pepper Spray Photographs Your Assailant and Calls the Police

An IndieGoGo campaign has raised nearly $218,000 to fund the development of The Defender, a pepper spray canister that photographs the person that the spray is being aimed at and immediately contacts law enforcement with the GPS location of the incident. It's being especially marketed towards woman as a self defense… » 8/11/14 6:40pm 8/11/14 6:40pm

Woman Allegedly Threatened with Rape, Bus Driver Responds By Laughing

None of us expect public transportation to be a safe haven or the men and women who drive buses bastions of good will. However, none of us expects to be assaulted, threatened, and then completely ignored by the driver. That's what one woman claims happened to her in San Francisco last night. » 12/17/13 8:31pm 12/17/13 8:31pm

Researchers Insist That Afghan Policewomen Need Their Own Restrooms

There’s a huge barrier standing between Afghanistan’s female police officers and on-the-job security. Want to guess what it is? Here’s a hint: it has nothing to do with, say, needing more kevlar vests or working in a destabilized, war-ravaged country. What the Afghan women serving in the police force really need are… » 4/28/13 8:25pm 4/28/13 8:25pm

Some Crazy Lady Threw Her Pubes at Hugh Jackman, Caroline Lamb-Style

In today’s creakingly slow news cycle, Reuters and TMZ, like two jackals starving in the wilderness, jumped on the same lurid story: a woman named Katherine Thurston menaced Hugh Jackman at a gym in New York City, fled, and was promptly arrested. The Reuters version is fairly prosaic — Katherine waves an electric… » 4/14/13 6:00pm 4/14/13 6:00pm

Singapore Anti-Groping PSA Features Terrible Puns, Victim-Blaming ‘Tips’

Singapore, which might be one of the worst places in the world if you're looking to break the law, has apparently rolled out an anti-public-groping campaign, which would be very helpful and nice if its street-side ads didn't features incredibly creepy pictures supplemented with a litany of instructions about what… » 1/13/13 4:00pm 1/13/13 4:00pm