rats

Girl Catches The Plague In Yosemite, Didn’t Time Travel From Medieval London

The same disease that ravaged Europe in the Middle Ages (YES, THE BUBONIC PLAGUE?!)  is actually still around and was recently caught by a normal girl from Los Angeles who…

Katrin Higher | August 8, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Watch This Woman Huff A Rat

OK. I’m not a super judgmental person, but it’s not normal to like rats more than people. Chantale, featured on Season 2 of “My Crazy Obsession” is wild about her…

Ami Angelowicz | March 11, 2013 - 9:20 am

Today In WTF: Litter Of Rats Found In Baby Food

Hello. Happy Monday. I know what you need to get your week started right: some WTFness. Here ya go!

According to Swedish woman Linn Kvick, upon opening a…

Ami Angelowicz | November 12, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Well, Now There’s A Breed Of Giant Rat Living In NYC, Too

For every spontaneous, adorable impromptu subway sing-a-long, there’s a giant, repulsive rat that comes along and ruins it for everyone. Yes, there are now giant rats living in NYC –…

Julie Gerstein | January 8, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Rats Emerge As Fashion’s Darlings

I live in New York City, so I find it nearly impossible to imagine rats as anything more than disgusting subway-dwelling creatures of the underworld. But the lovely people of…

Julie Gerstein | June 2, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Are We Ready For The Rat Hoarder?

I’ve seen every episode of “Hoarders.” I survived Sir Patrick the leprechaun, the doll hoarder, the human waste hoarder, the family of hoarders. I was confident that after two…

Ami Angelowicz | January 7, 2011 - 1:15 pm

Move Over Mink: It’s All About Rat Fur

Pardon me while I throw up in my mouth a little, but Vanity Fair’s VF Blog reports that nutria, 20-pound river-dwelling rats that tend to thrive in Louisiana, are making…

Erin Flaherty | April 26, 2010 - 7:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Daniel Radcliffe’s Member, Matthew Williamson For H&M, And Giant Rats

Daniel Radcliffe experiences shrinkage while performing naked in Equus. He says he doesn’t fear getting an erection, he wishes he would get one, because then, he’d appear a…

Catherine Strawn | November 25, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Junk Food Is Bad For Babies

If you’re pregnant, try to eat healthy because eating junk food is bad for your baby. Duh. A study published in The Journal of Physiology found that female rats that…

Catherine Strawn | July 1, 2008 - 1:30 pm