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Men caught smuggling monkeys in their underwear

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It was the bulge in the men’s underwear that gave them away. Security guards at Delhi’s airport in India discovered that two men had hidden tiny primates in their underwear and were apparently trying to smuggle them aboard a flight to Dubai, the BBC reports. The primates are loris, natives of India and Sri Lanka. [...] [Read More]
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Archaeologists scramble to 3-D map Civil War shipwreck off Galveston

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Alerted to changing conditions by a Houston photographer, an archaeology team is working against the clock off Galveston to get a 3-D record of the remains of the Hatteras, an iron-hulled Union gunboat sunk by the South on Jan. 11, 1863. The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration is leading the charge and credits underwater photographer [...] [Read More]

Seattle cops fish slippery nude suspect out of lake

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Seattle people like to think that they get the city back to themselves after Labor Day as most of the tourists head home. But some of the crazies remain. Seattle police say a man tackled a 16-year-old girl at a popular Seattle park on Tuesday and attacked a young man. Then he stripped naked and [...] [Read More]
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Meet Houston’s littlest 12-year-old DJ sensation

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She’s only 4 feet, 9 inches tall and nearly a decade away from the legal drinking age.  But give her a box to stand on and a parent chaperone and 12-year-old Elle Morgan can be found at clubs throughout Houston getting the party started. The daughter of two parents who work in the club industry, [...] [Read More]
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Breaking: Bob Denver, still dead

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Twitter has been afire with news of Bob Denver’s passing. Trouble is, the Gilligan’s Island star has been dead since 2005. But check out the tweets and remember, the internet does not lie: [View the story "Bob Denver is still dead" on Storify] [Read More]
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International Bodypainting Festival

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The human body became a canvas for artists at the 2012 International Bodypainting Festival in South Korea. The festival is the largest event in the field of body painting and spreads the art form to thousands of interested visitors each year. [Read More]
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Supervisor Mar and wife ending 25-year marriage

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This just in from Nicole Derse, the main political consultant for Supervisor Eric Mar re-election campaign. It was headlined  “Press Release — Supervisor Mar’s Divorce Statement” and sent on campaign stationary: “Supervisor Eric Mar and Sandra Chin-Mar are in the process of finalizing the end of their 25-year marriage.  Despite their separation, Eric and Sandra will share joint custody of [...] [Read More]
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40 Terrible Albums by Great Artists

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Neil Young’s rockabilly phase. U2 doing disco. Bruce Springsteen singing about sunshine and rainbows. Elvis Presley’s standup act. The Velvet Underground making an album without anyone from the Velvet Underground. Nobody’s perfect. But perfection is the least we expect from our favorite rock stars. Unfortunately, having the biggest producers, most expensive studios and lavish major […] [Read More]
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“The New Normal” is two dads

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By: He and Him “The New Normal” has its share of sap and stereotypes. But it’s also sweet and, yes funny. (Nene Leakes, y’all!) The sitcom, part of NBC’s new fall lineup, is scheduled to make its debut at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 11. But the first episode is already online (and viewable below, in its […] [Read More]
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Cops feed protestors at the RNC

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ABOVE: Sheriff’s Deputies from Hillsborough and Osceola Counties pass out drinks to protesters in the Romneyville camp during the Republican National Convention on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Law enforcement officials also distributed surplus food to the Romneyville camp. (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images) Oakland, Los Angeles, Seattle, New York — pretty much any [...] [Read More]
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