Woman Sets Record for World's Longest, Most Unwieldy Name

Having a long name is annoying for many reasons—introductions are complicated, filling out forms is a pain in the ass—but one woman in England purposefully gave herself an incredibly cumbersome name in order to help a charity she started after her son died. And in the process she ended up breaking the record for the… » 5/04/12 9:30am 5/04/12 9:30am

Oblivious Lady to Raise $1500 on Kickstarter for Her Rainbow Birthday…

Kickstarter is very useful for many people of all stripes, but there is a line that must be drawn somewhere to determine what is worthy of crowdsourced funding and what is just asinine. Fortunately, one woman from Brooklyn has come along and shown us exactly where that line should be placed. Meet Jessi, a 33-year-old… » 4/12/12 10:40am 4/12/12 10:40am

Woman Gives Birth to the Biggest Baby in the Chinese History

A woman in China will be getting quite a good arm workout while caring for her newborn son. He was born this past weekend and weighed in at a hearty 15.52 pounds. That is a lot of baby. His mother, a 29-year-old woman from the Henan province, gave birth to him via C-section, which is probably a good thing in terms of… » 2/08/12 9:00pm 2/08/12 9:00pm

I Am...Sasha Fierce: A "Gimmcky Concept [That] Falls Flat"

As you may know, Beyoncé has an alter ego named Sasha Fierce whom she "channels" for her stage performances. Sasha Fierce, we are told » 11/18/08 3:40pm 11/18/08 3:40pm, is the glamorous, aggressive and fun version of B, whose "true self" either has the personality of a turnip or prefers to stay out of the public eye. Still! Beyoncé has released a…