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Cat Lives Secret Life With 2 Families

Alice Alexander probably had no idea that the name she gave her new Siamese cat 14 years ago would prove so prescient. She called him “Ming,” because he liked to…

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Teacher Suspended Over Ferguson Shooting ‘Skit’

An Alabama teacher has been suspended without pay after a lesson this week that had parents fuming. An unidentified female teacher at Selma’s Brantley Elementary was discussing current affairs with…

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More Unmarried Women Over Age 35 Having Babies

Although the birth rate for unmarried women has been slowly declining, middle-aged American women aren’t waiting to tie the knot before having kids. According to recent CDC data, birth rates…

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4 Lost Dr. Seuss Stories Coming Out

Horton heard a Who—and his ears might be ringing right now with the news that he’s about to make a comeback. Random House is republishing four Dr. Seuss stories on…

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16-Year-Old Japanese Girl Charged With Decapitating Friend

A 16-year-old Japanese girl described by friends as emotionally unstable has been charged with bludgeoning and decapitating a 15-year-old friend, telling police “I did it all by myself,” the Japan

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Say What? 1-In-25 New Yorkers Is A Millionaire

If you were to chuck everybody who wasn’t a millionaire out of New York City, the city would still have a higher population than New Orleans, according to a new…

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Church Of England OKs Women Bishops

The Church of England today took a pretty large step into the 21st century, voting by a two-thirds majority to allow the ordination of women as bishops. It’s a reversal…

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Is Katherine Heigl “Difficult”?

Remember that Hollywood Reporter piece last year in which insiders bashed Katherine Heigl as “entitled” and “difficult”? Well, reporters at yesterday’s NBC summer press tour certainly did, and the resulting questions made for a…

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5 Adult Stars Who Live With Their Parents

Despite their fame, fortune, and, you know, legal adulthood, these 10 celebrities still live with their parents! Read more on Newser…

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Rising Market: Stylish Bullet-Proof Clothes

For a while, a Colombian clothes designer named Miguel Caballero seemed to be the only player in what seemed to be a extremely niche segment of the market—bullet-proof clothes that were stylish to boot.

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California Sterilized Inmates Without Lawful Consent

The California prison system illegally had dozens of women sterilized, possibly without their consent, according to a new report from the state auditor. Of the 144 inmates given tubal ligations from fiscal…

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Study Says Women Are Aroused By Their Shoes

Women see shoes as purely utilitarian accessories that help them get around town … right? Uh, not exactly. The online retailer Shoebuy.com has confirmed in a nationwide survey that women…

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Casey Kasem Dead At 82

Radio icon Casey Kasem died this morning at age 82, his daughter Kerri announced on Facebook. “Early this Father’s Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away surrounded by family and…

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Reporter Investigates … Her Own Marriage Proposal

Maryanne Firth, a reporter in Welland, Ontario, didn’t mind that it was her turn to work last weekend. She’d finally get to learn what was behind the mysterious pink heart…

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Gunman, Student Dead In Oregon School Shooting

A lone gunman and a student are dead in a school shooting this morning at a high school about 12 miles outside Portland, Ore., police are confirming, contrary to earlier…

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7 Celebs Involved In Bizarre Lawsuits

Oprah Winfrey—a bad neighbor? That’s what one man who lives near her new property above Telluride, Colorado, seems to think. Retired physicist Charles D. Goodman is suing Winfrey, claiming the property…

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New Priciest-Ever Starbucks Drink Made With 60 Shots

Today in the annals of First-World feats: America has a new priciest-ever Starbucks drink. The customer behind the beverage, identified as Andrew, used his loyalty card to get a free…

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Straight People Need To See More Gay Kisses

There was a distinct outpouring of disgust when Michael Sam kissed his boyfriend after being drafted on Saturday night. Some of it was just outright bigotry, but Mark Joseph Stern at Slate was interested…

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Roommates Return $40K Found In Old Sofa

A 91-year-old widow in New York state has been reunited with her life savings thanks to the honesty of three young roommates who found the cash in a beat-up sofa…

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Ill-Advised Selfie Leads To Guy’s Arrest

Pro tip: It may not be a great idea to post selfies on Facebook that show you dealing drugs … particularly if you were doing so next to sheriff’s deputies.

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