Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Flesh-Eating Saltwater Bacteria Kills 10 People

A death in Sarasota County has health officials reminding people about a bacteria in Florida’s coastal waters that has the potential to cause serious illness, even death.

Monday, July 28th, 2014

North Korea Threatens to Nuke White House and Pentagon

SEOUL — A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing Washington of raising military tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

SKIN – The Life of Martyka Brandt, a Founding Member of the Mighty Mongrel Mob

Martyka ‘Skin Dog’ Brandt – gang member, champion racecar driver and devoted solo father. ‘Skin’ documents the life of Martyka Brandt, a member of New Zealand’s largest and most notorious gang, the Mighty Mongrel Mob. In a gang comprised predominantly of Maori and Pacific Islanders, Martyka was one of the few Pakeha members who joined the gang in the early ’70s.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Frustrated Husband Creates ‘No Sex’ Spreadsheet

A 26-year-old man discovered that the hard way after sending his wife, also 26, an Excel spreadsheet covering a six-week period. The woman received the spreadsheet in an email, which she called “immature” and “inflammatory” as she drove to the airport to embark on a 10-day business trip and promptly posted it to the popular forum Reddit.

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Dead Child In The Philippines Wakes Up At Her Own Funeral

A three-year-old girl declared clinically dead by doctors who woke up at her own funeral has died. The tiny child from Zamboanga del Sur in southern Philippines ‘died’ on Friday and her family quickly arranged a funeral. During the Mass a relative heard movement and lifted the lid of the coffin and saw the youngster’s head move.

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Girl’s Eyes EATEN by Amoebas After Wearing Contacts for 6 Months Straight

A student in Taiwan failed to remove her contacts for a full six months, and became a breeding ground for the acanthamoeba, which essentially ate her eyes right out of her head.

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Valet Demolishes $300k Lamborghini Gallardo

A valet’s absolute worst nightmare has come true – he crashed a Lambgorghini Gallardo seconds after taking the key from it’s owner. The owner is seeking +$335k in damages when the valet lost control and crashed his Gallardo Spyder.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

I Was a Washington Post Reporter. And a Crack Addict. This is my story.

s was the case every Halloween, on October 31, 1989, a couple of Washington Post reporters were sent to cover the festivities in Georgetown, where thousands of mostly white and affluent revelers partied through the night. I was dispatched to the other side of town—Potomac Gardens, a rundown public housing project a mile east of the Capitol, where Mayor Marion Barry was scheduled to make nice with the residents. My job was to take notes and contribute a few paragraphs to an innocuous story about how Washingtonians celebrated the holiday.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

The CIA’s Tupac Tweet

Everyone on Twitter cares about branding, including the CIA. But what brand are they trying to project here? The intelligence agency jokes about the legendary rapper‘s murder.


Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Scientists Discover the Brains On-Off Switch

Researchers at George Washington University are reporting that they’ve discovered the human consciousness on-off switch, deep within the brain. When this region of the brain, called the claustrum, is electrically stimulated.