The Five Worst Types of Stress Dreams

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… » 7/24/13 6:40pm 7/24/13 6:40pm

'I Just Wanted to Vomit Every Second': The Best of the Worst Carnival…

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… » 2/15/13 3:10pm 2/15/13 3:10pm

Teen Embroiled in Horrifying Joint Custody Battle With Her Rapist

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… » 9/26/12 12:40pm 9/26/12 12:40pm

Aimee Copeland Spurns Pain Meds in Struggle Against Flesh-Eating…

The heartbreaking saga of Aimee Copeland's struggle with a relentless case of necrotizing fasciitis that has already claimed her right foot, left leg, and both hands continued Friday with news that the beleaguered young woman is refusing pain meds because of personal convictions. This comes on the heels of a Tuesday… » 6/17/12 5:30pm 6/17/12 5:30pm

Asshole Neighbor Says People Only Think She's an Asshole Because She's…

Minnesota woman Lori Christensen has been charged with three felony counts of aggravated stalking and violating a harassment order after ignoring a restraining order placed against her by her neighbors, the Hoffman family of White Bear Lake, MN. The Hoffmans claim that Christensen's harassment began years ago with… » 5/30/12 11:50am 5/30/12 11:50am

Aimee Copeland, Victim of Flesh-Eating Bacteria, Is Finally Able to…

There's some good news in the case of Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old woman in Georgia who came down with a horrifying case of necrotizing fasciitis (NF) that started after a flesh-eating bacteria called Aeromonas hydrophila infected a gash in her leg. She first cut her leg on May 1st, and several days later she was… » 5/28/12 8:45pm 5/28/12 8:45pm

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Attacks a Mother of Newborn Twins in South…

We've all been captivated by the story of 24-year-old Aimee Copeland, who has been battling her way back to health after an insanely terrifying flesh-eating bacteria almost killed her and caused her to lose leg. Well, it appears flesh-eating bacteria is fast on its way to becoming a horrifying trend, because there's… » 5/17/12 9:45pm 5/17/12 9:45pm

Georgia Woman Slowly Recovering from the Flesh-Eating Infection that…

Aimee Copeland, a 24-year-old Georgia woman who contracted a flesh-eating virus after cutting open her leg on May 1st, has regained consciousness, but remains in critical condition at an Augusta hospital. Copeland was using a homemade zip line near the Little Tallapoosa River when the zip line snapped, causing her to… » 5/15/12 5:45pm 5/15/12 5:45pm

Here's That Terrifying Home Invasion Story You Didn't Ask For

Robert D. Hitt, a 35-year-old convicted rapist who was released from prison in January, has been arrested after breaking into a home in the University District of Seattle, WA and holding its six female residents hostage at knife point. Hitt then forced the women to remove their clothes and lie face down on the floor… » 3/15/12 12:00pm 3/15/12 12:00pm

3-Year-Old Girl Goes for Mile-Long Walk by Herself in the Middle of…

This ought to set your heart into overdrive: Hope Trott, a 3-year-old from Maine, woke up in the middle of the night on Wednesday and left her house all by herself. She then proceeded to walk a mile in fresh snow to a grocery store, because apparently she thought her mother was inside buying a pizza. It's not clear… » 2/23/12 11:15pm 2/23/12 11:15pm

'Colorful Hearts' Teddy Bear Recalled For Being Scary As Hell


Warning: Looking too deeply into this bear's eyes could scar you for life. Rather than being a source of comfort, as teddy bears were designed to be, this mess of a toy is the stuff nightmares are made of. Plagued with some kind of hearts-based skin disease (Is this what global warming is doing to all the polar… » 12/30/11 6:15pm 12/30/11 6:15pm