This Is Why You Don't Donate Sperm on Craigslist

If you've ever considered selling some of your swimmers on Craigslist for a little extra scratch, you might want to give it a little more thought. William Marotta, who did just that, wound up having to pay child support for his biological child, despite having signed away all rights to the little guys and any humans… » 12/31/12 1:30pm 12/31/12 1:30pm

Felix Baumgartner's Got Nothing on This Free-Falling Kitty

We'll never know whether this Siamese cat was attempting to set freefall records for its species or engaging in a dramatic feline suicide attempt when it jumped from the top of this Colombian communications tower. But we do know that firefighters were on hand to catch it in a net before it hit the ground. Well done,… » 12/31/12 9:53am 12/31/12 9:53am

Archaeologists Think Hidden Imperial Tomb May Be Too Deadly to Explore

After discovering a secret palace hidden in China's first emperor massive burial complex, Chinese technicians are nervous. Not because Qin Shi Huang's tomb is the most important archeological discovery since Tutankhamun, but because they believe his burial place is full of deadly traps that will kill any trespassers.… » 12/28/12 7:26pm 12/28/12 7:26pm

Huge Shark Tank Breaks Inside Chinese Mall, 15 People Injured (Updated)

Remember that fake image of a Dubai shopping mall flooded by a broken shark tank? Well, it has happened for real inside a shopping center in Shanghai, China, where 33 tons of water and three sharks invaded the mall after the glass shattered into multiple deadly shards. There are 15 people injured. » 12/26/12 3:45pm 12/26/12 3:45pm

8 Awesome* Teched-Out Christmas Sweaters

*These are awesome in the sheer sense that they are so terrible. You would think nothing could make them any less terrible. But the thing is, they all have some unusual, surprising use of technology. It may get lost in the hideousness, but it is definitely there—a little LED, a video display, or some musical number.… » 12/24/12 1:00pm 12/24/12 1:00pm

Can Anyone Really Survive the Booby Traps in Home Alone?

There are few movies that get me in the holiday spirt as much as Home Alone does. I'm not kidding! As a kid, I always imagined myself being as clever as Macaulay Culkin, rigging my house with booby traps, holding down the fort at home. But do those booby traps actually do anything? The Week took a look at the injuries… » 12/20/12 11:00pm 12/20/12 11:00pm