Where the F-Word Comes From

In its various incarnations, the F-word can be a noun, verb, adjective, and even an infix. The Crescent wrench of the English language, the F-bomb has been adding emphasis, vulgarity and spice to our conversations for longer than anyone can remember. » 3/28/14 7:45am 3/28/14 7:45am

Burned Teen Grows New Face Parts on Her Chest (Warning: Graphic)

Holy crap. A 17-year-old girl in China's Fujian Province has just received a new face from skin that was grown on her very own chest. Oh, the marvels of modern medicine. Advanced warning that while this story is ultimately uplifting, the images below are pretty gross. » 10/25/13 12:20pm 10/25/13 12:20pm

Norway Is Overrun With Plastic-Covered Corpses That Refuse to Rot

Norway's got a major corpse problem that isn't going away anytime soon. Literally—they won't rot. What's the culprit behind this profusion of bodies that refuse to take their place in the circle of life? The same thing that's also working to keep your sandwich fresh: plastic wrap. » 10/11/13 3:00pm 10/11/13 3:00pm

Best 404 Error Ever Makes Man Temporary Trillionaire

For a few brief, shining hours, one fated East Texas man become the world's very first trillionaire. And he owes it all to what may be the greatest 404 error to ever grace god's green Earth. » 10/04/13 10:47am 10/04/13 10:47am

This Guy Tried to Float Across the Border On 50 Pounds of Marijuana

The United States Border Patrol busted a would-be Mexican smuggler attempting to float across the border on a 50-pound marijuana raft. In fact, he made it across the border, but didn't get to land. The AP reports that he was a mere 600 yards from shore before getting busted. Where there's a weed, there's a way. » 9/27/13 10:40am 9/27/13 10:40am

An Armed Siege in the UK Was Caused by a Video Game Light Gun

The next time you’re waving your light gun out the window in celebration of another 1,000 zombie headshots in House of the Dead, spare a thought for your distressed neighbours peering through the curtains — you may look like a crazed gunman. » 9/27/13 6:11am 9/27/13 6:11am

Unluckiest Trip Ever: Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th

Think you've been on some bad flights? At least they weren't Flight 666 to HEL, departing Friday the 13th. It's a very real trip, and it's actually pretty crowded. » 9/13/13 12:13pm 9/13/13 12:13pm

Northrop Grumman: Flight of the Triton

Wow. Just wow. You can almost hear the corporate execs at the screening of this, Northrop Grumman's official music video for the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System's first flight, thinking to themselves, "This is the coolest thing ever. Just look at all those thumbs up, the kids are going to go nuts for this." » 9/06/13 7:00pm 9/06/13 7:00pm

The Secret to Weight Loss Might Be Poop Transplants From Skinny People

As unlikely as it might seem, fecal transplants are actually turning out to be the stuff dreams are made of. And apparently, this magical poop procedure still has plenty to give. After some successful rounds of experimenting, scientists now believe that one possible answer to the rampant obesity problem could very… » 9/06/13 6:40pm 9/06/13 6:40pm

These Disgusting Red Worms Have Been Found in Tap Water

Never drink water again. Or never drink water for as long as humanly possible. Or fine, drink water but make sure you watch out for these disgusting little red worms that have somehow dug their way through inside a water filtering system in Oklahoma. Those red worms—ranging from half an inch to an inch long—were… » 8/30/13 4:00am 8/30/13 4:00am

Hospital Fined for Putting Poop Germs in Patients' Brains on Purpose

There's a reason surgeons wear masks and gloves. The last thing you want is to get crap in someone's body. That is, unless you are one of the two UC Davis Medical Center neurosurgeons who very purposely introduced their patents' brains to poop bacteria. It was a real shit-for-brains way of trying to help. » 8/23/13 4:10pm 8/23/13 4:10pm

Forbes Uses Furry Convention Logo in Obamacare Article For Some Reason

Forbes had a fun little piece the other day in which they answered a few common questions people had been asking about Obamacare—because healthcare can be confusing! Almost as confusing as, say, pulling the logo of a wildly popular furries convention to use as the accompanying graphic on an article about Obamacare.… » 8/16/13 1:22pm 8/16/13 1:22pm

If You Use a Drone to Film Your Wedding This Is What You Deserve

Honey, let's not waste money on a human photographer. I know this guy with a quadcopter and a GoPro. Baby, it'll be awesome. No no, I promise. I promise. I mean what could possibly go wrong? This is gonna be so epic. » 8/16/13 11:47am 8/16/13 11:47am

This Poor Guy Was Tasered More Than 20 Times By His Coworkers

Bradley Jones is suing his former employers because he was repeatedly tasered on the job, leaving him a broken paranoid mess. Good god, this poor guy. » 8/09/13 5:40pm 8/09/13 5:40pm

Resourceful Slacker Jams an Entire Airport Network to Get Off Work

As is becoming increasingly common, employers often use GPS devices on company cars to track their whereabouts during the workday. Which is great for security, sure, but significantly less great if you need a little you time for yourself (slackers). In order to combat this little hurdle, one New Jersey man named Gary… » 8/09/13 3:20pm 8/09/13 3:20pm

A Woman Who Bought Two iPhones Was Scammed with Two Apples Instead

When you're looking to buy an Apple iPhone off a classifieds ad, you expect certain things. Like it having a working touchscreen. Like it maybe be in one piece. Like it actually being an Apple iPhone and not... just an apple. A woman made the dear mistake of buying two apples in an iPhone box when she really wanted… » 8/02/13 11:00pm 8/02/13 11:00pm

People Are Literally Getting Palm Line Surgery for Better Fortunes

There's fate, and then there's science. But sometimes—just sometimes—the two will join in an unholy union, spawning a monster bearing the worst qualities of both. And that is where cosmetic, surgical palm line adjustment comes in. Because occasionally destiny needs a little shove in the right direction. With a scalpel. » 8/02/13 12:00pm 8/02/13 12:00pm

Idiot Tries to Wear Handgun-Shaped Heels Through Airport Security

Considering we live in an era where the possession of too much hand sanitizer is enough to strike fear in the heart of airport security, you'd think passengers would exercise a little caution when it comes to carry on items—you know, like leaving the gun-shaped paraphernalia at home. You'd be wrong. This past week,… » 7/26/13 3:40pm 7/26/13 3:40pm

Sorry, the World's First Kosher Lube Is Gone as Fast as It Came

Did you need some kosher lube? Too bad, you just missed the once-in-a-lifetime window. Last week, Trigg Laboratories' "Wet" line of products became the world's first kosher lube, but now that coveted blessing has been revoked after the Rabbinical Council of California realized that it is lube for sex. » 7/19/13 5:28pm 7/19/13 5:28pm

Some Guy Is Suing Apple Because He Wants Apple to Protect Him from Porn

In this most ridiculous lawsuit that should expose the idiocy of mankind and/or lawsuits in general, a lawyer is suing Apple because of porn. Seriously. The lawyer is seeking damages against Apple because it makes devices that can display porn. He wrote a 50 page complaint over this! » 7/12/13 9:00pm 7/12/13 9:00pm