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Family stiffs gay waitress on tip

I don’t always tip 20 percent. If you rock (AKA anticipate what we need and bring it before we ask) you may very well receive 25 percent. If you kind of suck, the percentage will be closer to 15. (I don’t subtract the tax before filling out the tip.) What I’ve never done, though, is 

In a world that needs saving, Batkid’s Twitter to-do list piles up

Batkid, the impossibly lovable 5-year old who is running about San Francisco saving distressed damsels from a slow and wildly inefficient demise via cable car, has stolen the hearts of thousands across the Bay Area and beyond. But while Miles Scott somehow out-playboys even Bruce Wayne by riding around in two Lamborghini’s and a Bentley 

The aftermath of Lululemon founder’s ‘fat shaming’ comments

Yoga pants are serious business, especially when you decide to blame the perceived quality of your product on your customer’s waistline. Lululemon has been under fire after customers complained about the quality of their yoga pants. In June, the clothing company recalled black luon bottoms after many said they were too sheer and revealing. In 

Is NYT op-ed right? Killing cyclists is OK?

A New York Times op-ed piece by Daniel Duane titled Is It O.K. to Kill Cyclists? is making the rounds. One of the points made by the author is that motorists who kill cyclists usually get away with

16-year-old suspected gunman shouts profanities at reporters

A 16-year-old shooting suspect isn’t going to win any points with the judge after what he told reporters as he was leaving a New York City police station. CBS New York reports Corey Dunton has multiple charges linked to the weekend shooting at the Bryant Park ice skating rink. Police say he demanded a man 

Globetrotter eats court after failed dunk

A Harlem Globetrotter almost trotted his way into the next life after an attempted dunk went awry in Honduras. The New York Daily News reports William “Bull” Bullard was trying to do an alley-oop dunk at the Nacional de Ingenieros Coliseum in Tegucigalpa when the hoop toppled over onto him. Bullard suffered a cut over 

80 North Koreans put to death for porn and soap operas, South Korean paper reports

About 80 people were reportedly executed in seven cities across North Korea on November 3 for infractions ranging from the distribution of pornographic material and prostitution to watching western movies and television, Korea Joonhang Daily reported on Monday. According to the South Korean paper, the executions took place in cities such as Wonsan, Chongjin, Sariwon, 

NASA’s new amazing photo of Saturn shows Earth is insignificant

We’re sure this isn’t NASA meant, but seeing the Earth as a tiny speck of light in all that darkness … well, it’s hard not to think us a rather insignificant part of it all. Meanwhile in Warsaw, the world’s scientists and policy makers are trying to figure out how we can not kill ourselves 

Rabbi finds $98,000 in desk bought on Craigslist

Here’s one of those what would you do stories … A New Haven rabbi buys a desk on Craigslist for $200. When the rabbi and his wife try to get the desk into their house, it’s too big. They then take the

White supremacist discovers he’s part black on talk show

A white supremacist who has been trying to establish an all-white enclave in North Dakota got the shock of his life during the taping of NBCU’s “Trisha Show.” Host Trisha Goddard announced during her “Race in America” series that a test determining genetic ancestry revealed racist Craig Cobb’s genetic makeup is 86 percent European and