Massive 15 Tonne, Bus-Sized 'Fatberg' Found Lurking in London Sewers

The human capacity for creating unholy, squalid monstrosities is truly stupendous. And, everyone, I am not exaggerating when I say that we have a species have finally outdone ourselves: over in London, a group of humans has unwittingly created a private vacation island for the Rat King. It's absolutely revolting. I… » 8/06/13 3:10pm 8/06/13 3:10pm

People Don't Like Plastic In Their Sausages For Some Reason

While it's completely obnoxious to assume everyone can afford it, there is no bigger argument for seeking out farm-to-table sustenance than the recent spat of recalled foods. While the latest mass-produced recall snafu does not quite approximate the horror of the glass-sprinkled Lean Cuisines, it definitely stacks up… » 2/23/13 3:30pm 2/23/13 3:30pm

Your Christmas Tree Is Infested with Something Called 'Bark Lice'

In "throw your tree out the window and burn all your possessions" news, it turns out the beloved Christmas Pine doubles as a half-way house for mites, moths, spiders, and something disgustingly named "bark lice". Puke/Shudder. This is giving the Christmas tree rash a run for its disgusting money. » 12/24/12 1:40pm 12/24/12 1:40pm

Urban Outfitters Really Doesn't Want You to Know About Its Bed Bug…

Want a free bed bug with your Urban Outfitters Navajo panties? Probably not. But if you shop at one Urban Outfitters in downtown Manhattan, you might not have a choice; the store has been dealing with the parasitic insects for months and refuses to take the issue seriously, even though two employees have confirmed… » 7/31/12 2:00pm 7/31/12 2:00pm

Like Ice Cream? Then You'll Love These Delicious Beaver Anal Glands

Deep down, we all know that there are, shall we say, unsavory ingredients in many of the foods we so love to eat. (I am looking at you, Mr. McRib). But these past few weeks have been kind to our ability to maintain the illusion that what we eat is not filled with hair and bugs and spare animal parts. First, there was… » 3/29/12 9:15pm 3/29/12 9:15pm

Horrible Person Kills a Democratic Campaign Manager's Cat and Scrawls…


If all the disgusting and borderline (or outright) violent rhetoric that's been thrown around in politics lately hasn't been enough to disgust you, maybe this will be. Jacob Burris, campaign manager for Ken Aden, a Democrat who is running for Congress in Arkansas, came home last night to find his family's cat had… » 1/23/12 11:55pm 1/23/12 11:55pm