Here's a Video of a Mosquito's Mouth-Parts Probing Your Tender Flesh

If you've always wondered exactly what it looks like, inside of your flesh, when a mosquito sticks its stabby, contaminated tube-mouth in there and sucks your blood, YOU'RE WELCOME. Here's a video of it. Video of the mosquito probing around for a blood vessel (inside "a flap of mouse skin") is above, and video of the… »8/06/13 10:30pm

Horrifying Hazing Pics Will Make You Want to Lock Up Your Kids Forever

When we talk about "hazing" in the media, it's usually in pretty abstract generalities—the victims were humiliated, beaten, forced to drink to excess, and so on—but there's nothing quite like a photograph to drive home just what something means. These photos from an investigation into hazing at Inglemoor High School… »6/21/13 10:50am

This Kansas Bill to Quarantine HIV-Positive People Is Beyond Fucking Words

I've been trying for a couple of days to figure out how to even talk about this without throwing my computer out the window and then burrowing my body into some soft mud underneath my back porch and just hiding there forever. I hope this approach doesn't seem trivializing, but I'm simply speechless. So here are some… »3/29/13 9:30am

Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Resigns from Sesame Street Following New Allegations

Well, turns out our collective sigh of relief was short-lived. Though puppeteer Kevin Clash's first accuser recanted his claims one week ago, Clash officially resigned from Sesame Street today. Though it's not mentioned in Clash's official resignation, his departure coincides with new allegations from a second… »11/20/12 12:00pm

Should Parents Be Allowed to Murder Child Molesters? Is This a Trick Question?

Texan news reached almost Floridian proportions of horribleness this week, when a father walked in on an acquaintance sexually assaulting his four-year-old daughter. The father then punched the molester in the head repeatedly until he died. The incident has inspired mountains of media speculation (and applause from… »6/12/12 3:00pm