Caffeine withdrawal is now a mental health disorder

Coffee is probably the most socially accepted drug in the Western world. Yes, it does intoxicate. The bitter brew that kickstarts so many early mornings and fuels so many drawn-out workdays causes withdrawal and cravings. Some of them debilitating. It’s safe to say that if you can’t last a day without juicing up on java (or  
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11-year-old mariachi fights back after racist tweets

An 11-year-old Latino boy whose singing of the national anthem at the NBA Finals set off a barrage of racist tweets earned a roaring ovation in an encore performance Thursday night.
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Boston tandem parking spots sell for $560,000

In San Francisco on Thursday, there was an uproar over a parking spot that sold for $82,000. But San Franciscans, you ain’t parked nothin’ yet. That’s because an IRS auction in Boston just netted $560,000 for two spots in the Back Bay neighborhood. The tandem spots were seized by the IRS from a tax cheat.  
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Rare two-faced kitten dies

A “Janus cat” born in Amity, Ore., has died after causing an online sensation this week. The cat, named Deucy by its owner Stephanie Durkee, was born with one body and a healthy set of organs, but two faces. It was meowing from both mouths this week as video spread across the Internet. The cat  
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NAVY WILL BE ALLOWED TO USE LOWERCASE LETTERS

“SIGHTED SUB, SANK SAME” CARRIES A CERTAIN GRAVITAS WHEN TRANSMITTED IN ALL-CAPS, BUT THE UNITED STATES NAVY IS BREAKING WITH TRADITION. THE NAVY’S FLEET CYBERCOMMAND HAS ISSUED A MEMO ALERTING SAILORS AND OFFICERS THAT SOON, CLASSIFIED COMMUNICATION WILL NO LONGER HAVE TO BE IN ALL-CAPS. BECAUSE NOT EVERYTHING IS A DIRE EMERGENCY OR AN EMAIL  
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Eyeball-licking trend leads to pinkeye epidemic

Apparently having someone lick your eyeball can be a bad thing. Who knew? Japan and other parts of the world are facing a mini pinkeye epidemic, reports The Huffington Post, due to teenagers engaging in eyeball licking. And yes, it’s exactly what you think it is. Also called “worming,” eyeball licking is kind of like  
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8-month-long erection subject of malpractice suit

“In the rare event of an erection lasting more than four hours, seek immediate medical help,” cautions any of a number of E.D. drug commercials. But what about an erection that lasts eight months? That’s what 44-year-old Delaware trucker Daniel Metzgar says happened to him after he had a three-piece inflatable device surgically implanted into  
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Gay Texas teen comes out to parents, classmates in graduation speech

Mitch Anderson had never told anyone he was gay … so who better to start with than everyone. In an emotional speech in front of his graduating class last Thursday, the Belton (Texas) High salutatorian officially came out to his parents, classmates and, by proxy, countless others who are now hearing his story. “I myself  
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