Let’s say you went skiing this winter and misjudged a patch of ice. Let’s say thanks to that miscalculation, your ski went one way but your knee went another, and now your ACL, which you barely knew you had before, has gone and separated itself
A New Zealand high school’s production of Sweeney Todd went wrong (or, from another angle, completely right) when two students suffered real neck cuts from a prop razor during their opening night performance.
Before now, I never really recognized the very present danger of action movie shoots.
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Torn foreskins, pulled muscles, and broken bones. Love truly is a battlefield, which is why, for this week’s Pissing Contest, we’re talking about the craziest sex injuries that we’ve ever encountered.
We’re only halfway through the wedding season and I don’t think we’re going to make it unless we all just take a step back and fucking chill the fuck out. I get it: The summer heat, coupled with open bars and reception halls, makes us do strange things. But there’s no reason a wedding should ever end with a bridesmaid…
Welcome back to Pissing Contest where each week we share and compete with our lives' most ridiculous stories. This week, we're talking about out the dumbest ways we've ever gotten injured.
A fortysomething woman in Montreal was killed this morning after her scarf got caught in the escalator at a train station. Holy fucking shit. An escalator strangled someone to death. I need to lie down.
As in past years, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has created a searchable database of emergency room visits around the country. And as in past years, we have trolled the data for the finest examples of insertions showcasing extraordinarily bad luck and/or ingenuity. [Note: Headline has been updated. These…
Nearly 10,000 toddlers went to the emergency room this year due to highchair-related injuries—a 22% increase since 2003.
Over the past 50 years, a lot of effort has been put into improving the health and survival of young children around the world, and for the most part it's worked. That's great, but once they make it into their teenage years, they're right back in danger. As if adolescence isn't hard enough on its own, a new report…
I'm just going to cut to the chase here: on Friday, Newt Gingrich's hand required bandaging after it was injured by an angry penguin. And just for fun, let's see that sentence again: On Friday, Newt Gingrich's hand required bandaging after it was injured by an angry penguin. Rumor has it, that penguin is now on Mitt…
The 28-year-old professional show jumper, Olympian, and daughter of NYC's mayor took a fell off her horse during a tournament, suffering a concussion and fracturing her spine. She walked away from the fall and didn't feel severe pain until later.
• Gynecologists report seeing a spike in young women with menstrual complications resulting from repeat use of OTC emergency contraceptive pills. The Times of India claims the pills are being used "not in emergency but as casual contraception." •