What Did We Get Stuck In Our Rectums Last Year?

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… » 12/26/13 12:31pm 12/26/13 12:31pm

Why Isn't the Teen Mortality Rate Dropping?

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… » 4/25/12 12:10pm 4/25/12 12:10pm

Newt Gingrich Bitten by Penguin Egged on by the Liberal Media

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… » 4/16/12 7:00pm 4/16/12 7:00pm