Christmas decorating sends 15,000 Americans to the E.R. every year

Santa Claus, bless his magical heart, somehow makes it safely onto millions of icy roofs every Christmas. But us mortal humans are not so lucky. Every year, 15,000 Americans end up in the emergency room thanks to Christmas decorating accidents—a decidedly unhappy start to the holidays. » 12/24/14 2:15pm Wednesday 2:15pm

Wow, A Guy Plummeted 40MPH off a 1,000 Foot Cliff and Survived

Don't watch this video. No, seriously, it's really rough. The best thing is that Matthew Gough, the guy who plummets while base jumping, actually survived the fall with only minor injuries. He hit the ground at 40mph from a 1,000 foot cliff because his parachute malfunctioned. The footage is taken from his helmet cam. » 5/21/13 9:13pm 5/21/13 9:13pm

How Do You Function, When One Hand Is Out of Commission?

So, uh... cat bites are pretty bad, as it turns out. I was in the ER yesterday, after my sweet cat Franny sunk a tooth into the top of my left hand, causing it to swell up like a balloon. I'm now on a strong antibiotic and some stronggg painkillers, but it's still a baseball mitt-sized mit that hurts like hell in any… » 7/23/12 7:40pm 7/23/12 7:40pm

Sony, Microsoft, and Best Buy Join in the Fight Against Tough…

Electronics manufacturers are finally coming together for a cause I think we can all support: getting rid of the impossible-to-open, finger-slicing, dangerous-sharp-tool-requiring plastic prisons for our gadgets known as the clamshell package. Amazon started the struggle » 11/15/08 2:15pm 11/15/08 2:15pm, and Sony, Microsoft, and Best Buy are jumping…

PSP Spontaneously Combusts, Burns Hole in Kid's Pants

A PSP residing in the pocket of a Michigan elementary school student caught fire in the kid's pants and caused burns to the boy's inner leg. The boy escaped serious harm, only being treated for minor burns at the hospital. But maybe Chen should start considering what he puts or doesn't put in his pants. [Click On… » 2/06/08 7:40pm 2/06/08 7:40pm