The makers of 5-hour Energy have come under Federal Trade Commission scrutiny for their false claim that their product produces “no crash.” That scrutiny will surely increase when the FTC learns of the company's latest concoction.
Abraham Lincoln once said “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” And after a week of silence regarding the tragic shootings in Newtown, CT, the NRA learned that lesson the hard way. This afternoon, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre held a press conference where he suggested that having armed guards in all schools would prevent something like Newtown from happening again.
Today the country’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in four years. Great news! But just what type of jobs have some of the chronically-unemployed been able to get? We sent our inquiring photographer out to the streets of North Carolina to find out!
Hey, kids, let’s do this by the numbers: 1) Sheldon Stephens, a 23-year-old man declares that when he was 16, he had sex with Kevin Clash, the voice and Muppeteer of Sesame Street's Elmo. 2) Stephens later recants his story and says they had sex when he was over 18. 3) We find out he recanted his story only after he received $125,000 from Clash. 4) Stephens then recanted his recant and says his original claim is true! Phew, that’s a lot of numbers!
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many gas stations are still closed, and the ones that are open have huge lines, with cars backed up for hours just to get a few gallons of gas! (And you can just forget about using that complimentary squeegee anytime soon!) But as you’re sitting there, patiently waiting your turn, the least we can do is offer some suggestions for how you can pass the time.
Hurricane Sandy is shaping up to be the biggest storm ever to hit the U.S. and people are bracing for the worst. Whether putting down sandbags, stocking up on water and batteries, or just catching up on that backlog of Honey Boo Boo episodes before the power goes out — everyone's taking measures. But you can always do more! And in that spirit, we're proud to offer...
According to a new poll released by The Huffington Post, 59% of Americans favor the legalization of marijuana — a percentage that reveals our country’s true red-eyed, Bugles-munching, Disco-Biscuitty soul. But why were the poll’s naysayers saying nay? Funny you should ask…