Teen Activist Shot By Taliban Will Get a Titanium Plate in Her Skull

Malala Yousafzai, the teenage girl who was shot in the head by a Taliban extremist for the outrageous crime of wanting to go to school (while female!), has just two more surgeries to go—one to install a cochlear implant and the other to patch her vulnerable damaged skull with a titanium plate. » 1/31/13 4:00pm 1/31/13 4:00pm

Meet Peggy Leg, the Tiny Dog That's About to Get a Fancy Bionic Foot

No matter how many three-legged dogs you've met in life, there's always room for one more in your heart—especially when that dog's name is Peggy Leg (PEGGY LEG!), and she's about to become the world's smallest bionic dog. If awesomeness had a weight, this teeny lady would be crushed under the heft of her own… » 6/13/12 9:30am 6/13/12 9:30am

Does Michele Bachmann's New Ad Reveal That She's Actually A Terminator?


Iowa's endlessly-discussed caucus is tomorrow, and as part of Michele Bachmann's extremely uphill battle to win it, she's airing a brand new ad on local TV. The ad, which is only 30 seconds long, at first appears to be just another standard-issue spot laced with half-truths and bland music. Then at the :04 mark, a… » 1/02/12 2:00pm 1/02/12 2:00pm