Relax, Your Bangs Aren't Ruining Your Eyes

There's been a rumor rippling through the internet all day that having bangs that fall in front of your eyes can give you a lazy eye. While it sounds more like something your jerk of an older brother would try to convince you of, this fear was actually sparked by a "leading Tasmanian optometrist" named Andrew Hogan,… » 5/14/12 11:55pm 5/14/12 11:55pm

Dozens of Young People With 'Emo' Haircuts, Skinny Jeans Killed in Iraq

Saddam Hussein is gone, but Iraq remains a deeply conservative nation, and it seems that a haircut can get you killed. Apparently the emo scene is perceived as being gay; and the AP is reporting that as many as 58 Iraqis who were gay or believed to be gay have been killed in the last six weeks: » 3/12/12 2:30pm 3/12/12 2:30pm

Bad Economy = Teen Emo; Blogger Bitches Out Know-It-All Reader

• The recession is turning Juicy-wearing teens into emo kids! • An O.C. teen is in trouble over video of him tossing rabbits and a puppy into the air. • Speaking of pets, a new study reports that Americans' creature companions are full of dangerous chemicals. • Swedish scientists have found that people with good rhythm » 4/18/08 5:30pm 4/18/08 5:30pm

Safe Driving Is A Rare Luxury For Many Iraqi Women

When I think of Iraq, I tend to think of the "obvious" tragedies: unwarranted deaths, the fate of children growing up in a violence-torn community, the increasingly tyrannical insurgents. I never ponder the quotidian liberties that have fallen by the wayside, like the freedom to joyride down a sun-dappled street, a… » 3/11/08 3:30pm 3/11/08 3:30pm