Flying Anywhere This Week Is Absolute Hell on Earth

If you tried to fly over the past week, chances are you spent hours or days trapped in an airport, slowly going insane. This is because relying on airplanes for transport into or out of cold climates during January is the height of foolishness, and unless I have to, I'm never going to do it again. It's a half-miracle… » 1/07/14 3:30pm 1/07/14 3:30pm

Hugo Chavez Subtly Suggests That The U.S. Government Is Shooting World…


After Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, the president of Argentina, was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer, Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's disturbingly kooky president, has begun insinuating that perhaps the United States is running around secretly infecting his region's leaders with the disease. His proof? Five Latin… » 12/28/11 5:45pm 12/28/11 5:45pm

Man Arrested For Carrying Suitcase Full Of Baby Animals

A man from the United Arab Emirates was stopped in the Bangkok airport after security officials opened his luggage and found the following: two monkeys, two panthers, two leopards, and a bear. The animals, all babies, yawned when the luggage was opened, which sounds cute but also sad, because they'd been heavily… » 5/13/11 3:20pm 5/13/11 3:20pm

Angelina Jolie's "Peanuts" Gallery Of Back-To-School Outfits

Ah, the first week of September — the beginning of the school year. (Well, at least for those of north of the Mason-Dixon line.) Luckily, the past few weeks have afforded those of us both in and outside New York ample opportunity to observe Angelina Jolie dropping off her United Colors of Benetton brood at New York… » 10/09/07 3:00pm 10/09/07 3:00pm