4,000 Pounds of Beef Recalled for Mad Cow Disease, Some at Whole Foods

Another day, another two tons of beef-meat riddled with brain-eating prions! The USDA has ordered a recall of over 4,000 pounds of beef because of a "remote" risk of mad cow disease contamination. Some of the beef—which is in the form of bone-in ribeye roasts—was being sold at Whole Foods. Just another reminder that… » 6/13/14 6:50pm 6/13/14 6:50pm

How the Hell Is Bob Filner Still the Mayor of San Diego?

Women and men across San Diego are now petitioning to recall mayor Bob Filner — you know, the one who is accused of sexual harassment by 16 different women and who EVEN HOOTERS REFUSES TO SERVE. Yes, that is correct: Citizens are taking to the streets to basically beg for Filner's removal from office — the man who… » 8/19/13 10:25am 8/19/13 10:25am

Ghanaian Health Officials Recall Over a Million Broken Chinese Condoms

Distributing condoms to health clinics in countries with high rates of maternal mortality or HIV infection is a great and worthy endeavor. Except, of course, when those condoms are too small, inadequately lubricated, and riddled with holes as in the case of about a million condoms imported to Ghana from China. » 4/21/13 11:30am 4/21/13 11:30am

Health Alert: Don't Drink Water or Eat Food or You'll Die

Oh, food. So delicious and necessary-for-not-dying, and yet soooooooooo constantly full of poisonous poop. Food recalls are probably my favorite type of horrifying national emergency, because they're so mysterious and close to home. Like, I eat food (much to the displeasure of the "Manosphere")!!! I totally eat it all… » 12/03/12 4:00pm 12/03/12 4:00pm

Terrible Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Wins His Recall Election

Well, today Wisconsinites turned out in massive numbers to vote in a historic recall election, and in the end it appears they chose to stay with their horror show of a governor, Scott Walker. This comes as a serious blow to Wisconsin's proud progressive tradition, even though it was a somewhat expected result. Walker… » 6/05/12 10:00pm 6/05/12 10:00pm

Your Coffee Machine Could Attack You at Any Moment

Your coffee maker is supposed to be an object of salvation, a safe harbor from the usual shitstorm of the morning. But that may not be so for owners of a popular coffee maker sold by Black & Decker, which is now being recalled because 68 people have reported suffering from cuts and burns after the handle broke while… » 6/04/12 9:30am 6/04/12 9:30am

Terrible State Senator Says His Opponent Is Only Running Because Her…

Scott Fitzgerald is a longtime Republican State Senator from Juneau, Wisconsin. Known as "Big Fitz," he's one of the politicians who's been most active in moving Governor Scott Walker's awful agenda through the legislature, and as a result he's facing a recall election. His opponent is 41-year-old Lori Compas, a… » 5/13/12 9:00pm 5/13/12 9:00pm

Major Birth Control Recall Just in Time For Valentine's Day

One million packages of birth control pills have been voluntarily recalled after their manufacturer has announced that the drugs might not contain enough hormones to prevent pregnancy. So instead of calling them "birth control pills," it might be more accurate to refer to them as "one-a-day useless hormone candy." » 2/01/12 11:00am 2/01/12 11:00am

Dear Britney, We're Worried About Your Liver