A Tennessee state senator got himself arrested three times in one month, allegedly committing an array of crimes that leaves one wondering when he had any time to legislate. »
Tony Mendez, Dave Letterman's long-time cue card guy, got fired this week when he assaulted the Emmy-nominated staff writer he had been arguing with. »
An Indiana man who confessed to murdering a woman at a Motel 6 also led police to the bodies of at least three other women this weekend. »
Our eventual cession of global dominance to giant spiders came one step closer this month when a scientist detailed his encounter with a spider that weighs roughly as much as a puppy. The South American Goliath birdeater (real name!) has a footlong legspan and two-inch fangs. Its body is about the size of a fist and… »
In a new report published in the journal Nature, scientists shared their discovery that the first animals to have sexual intercourse did so by boning side to side instead of missionary style. The fish creatures were so daunted by their "cumbersome genitalia" that this was the only way they could procreate. »
A meeting of Catholic clergy in Vatican City over the past two weeks has ended without a consensus on acceptance of homosexuality. A draft released last week of the report on the meeting on family issues contained contentious language at bishops have spent the week walking back. »
A man who was wanted for stealing a car and shoplifting in Monroe County, Tenn. was discovered inside the dark closet of another person's house, casually eating a big bowl of salad, WRCB3 reports. »
Ah, fall! Leaves and trees and hiking and shit. All this nature, isn't it lovely? It's so lovely that it has all the colors: from orange to red to green, green like stacked wads of cold, hard cash.
Riot cops tear-gassed and arrested dozen of bros near Keene State College in New Hampshire on Saturday night after the enormous drunken crowd at an annual pumpkin festival got out of control and turned violent. »
Police in Virginia say that they have found the remains of a body that could be that of missing UVA student Hannah Graham. The body was discovered in an abandoned property near Albemarle County, which is where the body of another missing Virginia Tech student was discovered in 2010. »
Confrontation between protesters and police turned violent once again early Sunday morning in Hong Kong. As Reuters reports, the pro-democracy movement, which has been demonstrating for the past three weeks, launched a new attack in spite of news that the movement’s leaders and members of Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing… »
A man spotted in the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania on Friday night carrying a rifle and covered in mud is believed to be fugitive Eric Frein, authorities say. Frein is the primary suspect in the murder of an officer at a Pa. police barracks last month. He has been on the run and eluding authorities since September… »
While attempting to tell the people of Edmonton, Canada what their weather forecast for the week looked like (note: horrible), one weatherman was left to deal with a scrappy dog who was having none of it. I'm a dog. I don't even get what he's saying. Let's play.