Woman Accidentally Forklifted Across a Festival Site in a Port-a-Potty

Port-a-potties are a nasty fact of civilized life—must we make them worse? A woman at the Newlyn Fish Festival in Cornwall (“The best and biggest celebration of the sea, seafood and fishing in the UK”) was minding her own damn business in a portable toilet when she found herself lifted up into the air and transported… »9/01/15 4:10pm9/01/15 4:10pm


Human Trafficking Victims Working in Plain Sight at U.K. Nail Salons

Despite the floundering economy, nail salons are going forth and prospering all across the UK. In the past year, the number of new manicure outlets has increased by 20 percent. Some in the beauty industry have cheerfully — and naively — chalked this up to the makeup being "recession proof." In reality, though,… »8/20/13 4:10pm8/20/13 4:10pm

Queen of England has been Queening So Hard Lately that the Taxpayers are Giving Her an Enormous Raise

If you were worried that Queen Elizabeth II was going to freeze to death, destitute and penniless on the cold rainy Little Match Girl streets of London this year, you can relax — the UK government has just given her a raise. From now on, instead of making £HOLYSHIT per year, she'll be pulling in £OHMYGODAREYOUSERIOUS… »6/21/12 6:40pm6/21/12 6:40pm