This First Grader's Spelling Worksheet Will Both Scar and Amuse You

I like kids, but one of the biggest challenges I can envision having when I adopt some tiny Marklings of my own (those will be their names and they will have numbers also) is that that they'll come home with an assignment that looks just like this one, with a mistake that turns an innocent word into a mortifying… » 8/27/14 12:04am 8/27/14 12:04am

Humans create cat werewolves—and they're very cute and very spooky

I don't know what to think about this. I don't like breeders and I don't like cats, but these spooky lycoi cats are something else. A cat that looks like a werewolf and, according to its Tennessee-based human creators, acts like a dog. I have to admit they are quite cute in their freaky ugliness. Like a reverse evil… » 2/13/14 3:18pm 2/13/14 3:18pm

The Weirdest Moments from the Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony

Along with the fantastic feats of athleticism, the Olympics are always a veritable festival of drama and weirdness. And while Sochi has taken this reality and really run with it in the lead-up to their Winter Games, the Opening Ceremony also delivered on Russian-style kitsch and awkwardness. Observe, below, pictures… » 2/07/14 5:00pm 2/07/14 5:00pm

Horse Bridesmaid Cruelly Forced to Wait Outside Church During Ceremony

Obviously this is a story out of the UK. It's the Britishiest British story ever Britted. The scene: Coddington, Nottinghamshire. We deal not with a fox wearing a feathered cap and tunic, stealing from the rich to give to the poor, but with a horse chosen to be a bridesmaid. Putting the mare in marriage. » 11/04/13 12:30pm 11/04/13 12:30pm

What Happens to Disney Princesses After Happily Ever After?

A singing sensation who goes by the name Paint sings about the realities of life for Ariel, Jasmine, Belle, and Pocahontas — and it isn't pretty. Belle's verses are classic — PETA would totally be after her creepy animal loving ass. But the charges laid on me! about beastiality! could get me thrown in a cell! » 3/14/13 10:50am 3/14/13 10:50am

Is Wearing Underwear on Your Face the Next Big Thing?

This is a trailer for underwear-faced "superhero" Hentai Kamen, or "pervert mask", who is a parody of certain Japanese films. Along with the release of the trailer, comes a book of ladies posing with underwear on their faces. This is some final frontier shit. What's next? Fishnets rolled in a ball, covered in… » 2/15/13 9:30am 2/15/13 9:30am

Colored Letters Aren't Just for Fridge Magnets

Synesthesia — in which the senses get all criss-crossed up and numbers have colors or tastes have shapes — is always incredibly fascinating, but a new study has some really surprising results: Some people who experience color-grapheme synesthesia — where letters and numbers also have colors — kind of like those… » 1/31/13 3:35pm 1/31/13 3:35pm

Man Who Posed as Adam Lanza's Uncle Once Sued Justin Bieber for…

Two days following the Sandy Hook Shooting, Jonathan Lee Riches, a convicted felon out of West Chester, Pennsylvania, drove to Newtown, Connecticut and, like something straight out of a Flannery O'Connor story, appeared at a memorial site claiming to be "Jonathan Lanza," the fictitious uncle of shooter Adam Lanza.… » 12/27/12 1:00pm 12/27/12 1:00pm

Hermaphroditic Sea Slugs Do It and Read Fifty Shades of Grey, Apparently

I'm told of a species of sea slug — Siphopteron quadrispinsom, if you really want to get fancy about it — that has both male and female organs, and so can have all kinds of kinky, painful sex, including the kind of foursome that involves only two creatures. The thing about these sea slugs, though, is that the… » 8/24/12 9:30am 8/24/12 9:30am

Longtime Church Puppeteer Arrested For Harboring Fantasies of…

An international child porn crackdown that's led to 40 arrests in six countries has uncovered a particularly gruesome stateside correspondence out of Florida, our nation's unofficial Sensational Headline Generator™. A 57-year-old man named Ronald William Brown, who has worked as a Christian-interest puppeteer and… » 7/28/12 3:00pm 7/28/12 3:00pm