Late last year, several female students in the town of LeRoy, New York, came down with a bizarre illness. They began experience Tourettes-like symptoms, including painful tics and spasms and vocal outbursts. The girls all went to their doctors, but no physical or medical cause could be found. The high school the girls attended was tested for potential environmental toxins, but none were discovered. And finally, it was determined that the 12 girls who experienced these debilitating symptoms were actually suffering from mass hysteria. Keep reading »
Google “Matthew Couloute.” You might find the results humorous, unless, of course, you are Matthew Couloute.
Couloute, a high-power Connecticut attorney, is fighting the spirits of search engine optimization after discovering that the number one Google entry for his name is an ex-girlfriend’s warning for other potential suitors.
“It’s unfortunate,” Couloute told Fox News outside the Federal Courthouse in Manhattan. “Anyone can go online and do that to somebody.” Read more…
Seven-year-old Rita Lawlor knew what to do when she found her mother unconscious — slap her with a leftover piece of pizza. When the slice didn’t revive her mother, Rita decided to call 911. Her mother is doing well and little Rita was saluted for her heroism by the Sarasota County Fire Department this past week. I think she was onto something with this pizza slapping technique. Pizza could save lives. [The Daily What]
Things that happen when you refuse to eat anything but chicken nuggets for 15 years (like seriously, nothing else): You collapse from anemia. You have swollen veins in your tongue. Shortness of breath. Doctors tell you might die if you don’t stop. You have a house full of Happy Meal toys.
After a being rushed to the hospital struggling to breathe, 17-year-old chicken nugget addict Stacey Irvine admitted, “I’m starting to realize this is really bad for me.” Well, we’re glad she finally realized it. Time to force feed the girl some kale. [The Sun UK]
No date for Valentine’s Day and not afraid to do something desperate to get one? For $300, $700, or $1,200 you can pay for a membership package on PersonalDatingAgent.com to help you find that special someone. And luckily for you, the “initial setup fee” is free until Valentine’s Day! Whoopie!
So, how do you go about deciding which package is right for you? First it’s a question of finances. How much money do you have to spend on an incredible dating service with a plethora of testimonials by young professionals (James, John, Sarah, and Elizabeth) who claim to love the site that “does all of the work for them”? I personally think I’d go with the “executive package.” For only $1,200 I would be guaranteed 4+ dates and services including predate advice, stylist advice, concierge service and a professional photo shoot. Keep reading »