There’s a Lot of Heartache in Newtown This Weekend

A Newtown, Conn., resident sits at an intersection holding a sign for motorists passing from Sandy Hook Elementary, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. The massacre of 26 children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary school elicited horror and soul-searching around the world even as it raised more basic questions … » 12/16/12 12:30pm 12/16/12 12:30pm

Diabolical Diet Tool Fills You With Guilt Instead of Food

We are told that we must monitor exactly how much we eat because we don't want to mess up our meticulously charted calorie intake by indulging in even one too many crackers because then our thighs will explode and our life will be over—or something like that. Anyway, ever on the hunt for ways to make us feel like shit… » 6/05/12 10:25am 6/05/12 10:25am

Teen Girl Forced to Stand on Busy Corner Holding an 'I Steal From My…

Kids usually don't think before they steal, but you can bet 13-year-old Natia Wade never thought she'd end up standing on the corner of a busy intersection holding up a hand-written sign that read, "I steal from my family." Wade, who lives in Memphis, ended up there after she racked up a record of taking things—mostly… » 2/15/12 10:30pm 2/15/12 10:30pm

The Curious Case of the Severed Head Hidden Under the Hollywood Sign


Something very strange and very creepy is afoot Los Angeles. Yesterday afternoon two women and their nine dogs were hiking beneath the iconic Hollywood sign that overlooks the city when they made a gruesome discovery: the severed head of a man in a plastic bag. Karen Rayner, a spokesperson for the LAPD, described the… » 1/18/12 9:05pm 1/18/12 9:05pm