If there is one place in the world where it seems reasonable to feel safe from earthbound wildlife, it’s in an airplane...right?...Right? Wrong. Ugh. So wrong.
It’s Bette Midler’s birthday! The actress/singer/songwriter/comedian/icon (who’s just an Oscar away from an EGOT) celebrated her 70th birthday Tuesday, and we’d like to honor her life’s work by sharing her 70 most iconic moments!
Christmas is only a month away, so don’t forget to stock up on this year’s hottest toy: it’s a squish balls that look vaguely like herpes sores named Bunchems, and their primary claim to fame is that they’ll get stuck in your kids’ hair forever.
Thursday night, Pauley Perrette was walking across the street from her Hollywood home when she was attacked by a homeless man who threatened to kill her. After escaping the ordeal, she collapsed on the sidewalk, where she was licked by a dog being walked by a man who didn’t stop to help.
In an age where elaborately-staged marriage proposals and tearjerking pregnancy reveals are YouTube commonplace, self-proclaimed vloggers must now go to extreme lengths to achieve maximum virality when announcing their most personal family moments online. One man brought this terrifying reality into stark relief…
No creature provokes such astronomical panic while presenting such infinitesimal physical danger like the bedbug, an insect linked to no diseases whatsoever. Bedbugs irritate, certainly: they bite your legs, disturb your sleep. But the extreme fear of them—the sense of shame that surrounds a bedbug infestation—stems…
Ah, the unmitigated beauty of a September wedding on the East coast! It's a lovely time of year, the boiling stench of summer having subsided but the chill of deep fall still at arm's length. The weather is reasonably predictable and the leaves are still on the trees. For a wedding, it's a perfect canvas—until the…
Remember when your mom told you that a snake would come up and bite you if you sat on the toilet too long? If that's not a cautionary tale you grew up with, try this one on for size: Employees at a San Diego PR firm were terrorized by a snake that slithered out of their toilet this week.
It's New Year's Eve, otherwise known as the night that someone in your friend group is definitely gonna cry. Either you're about to plunge headlong into a night of mindless, amoral ragery or you're laying out some PJs thinking "Good Jesus I'm glad that time of my life is over."
Is this an epidemic? After we published a story Tuesday about men on dating sites who really really don't like it when you give them radio silence (however brief or long that silence is), we got inundated with similar stories from other women.
Disneyland is currently so massively packed that, according to experts, either ticket prices go through the stratosphere, or the company adds another park. Or the happiest place on Earth becomes progressively more 28 Days Later-like. Doesn't that sound like FUN?!?!
Ever wished you could take the experience of living through an episode of The Twilight Zone, wrap it up and give it to a child you love? Well, now you can!
Here's how the wedding planning process currently goes if you want to get married anywhere other than your own backyard: You make a long list of venues found in magazines or via the Knot or through Google, then you start emailing.
Preemptive apology: This post contains no answers. We're simply here to speculate on the reasons behind cheese dreams or — as they're more historically known — cheese nightmares.
My air conditioner induces nightmares. I'm serious. If I don't sleep with it on, I wake up in the middle of the night sweating, but if I do sleep with it on, I wake up in the middle of the night convinced I'm being stalked by anti-choicers who secretly implanted a dead baby inside of my womb that I'm forced to carry…
Reports are trickling in from the passengers aboard the Carnival Cruise ship that was stranded for days in the Gulf of Mexico. After a fire in the engine room disabled the ship, apparently the crew started giving away booze — and then, when people went nuts, had to stop giving away booze. Meanwhile, the sanitation…
A young Massachusetts woman and her family have suddenly been thrown into a nightmarish legal battle to keep her admitted rapist from seeking joint custody of the child he fathered from his crime. A probate court's decision to order the man to pay child support means that he can now also petition the court for joint…
The shudder-inducing phrase "flesh-eating bacteria" proved to be the boogeyman of last month's news-cycle, but at least one victim of the nightmarish ailment has escaped her ordeal relatively unscathed.