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Attention: Your McRib sandwich is probably not good for your heart. It has 980 mg of sodium and 10 grams of saturated fat. But then we already knew that it wasn’t exactly health food. According to Time’s healthland blog, that’s not all it has: The sandwich contains 70 other ingredients. And some of those ingredients, [...]

Ever find yourself perusing a clothing catalog and wishing you could see the models on the pages without their clothes on? We can’t say the thought ever occurred to us, but maybe, just maybe, there are some home shoppers who’ve felt this way (perhaps of the male persuasion in particular). To which we say: there’s [...]

The board of directors of Ben & Jerry’s has issued a statement in support of the Occupy Wall Street protests taking place in New York City and other cities around the country. “We, the Ben & Jerry’s Board of Directors, compelled by our personal convictions and our Company’s mission and values, wish to express our [...]

“We’ve run a campaign like nobody’s ever seen,” says Mark Block, Herman Cain chief of staff and protagonist of his latest ad, which dropped today online. He may be right, because it has been quite a while, if ever, since we’ve seen an ad like this. A close up of Block speaking takes up most [...]

An inmate in the St. Louis city jail escaped Friday after fighting off more than a dozen correctional officers using a self-made pair of nunchucks then climbing to his freedom over a barbed wire and razor fence, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The prisoner, 31-year-old Lorenzo Pollard, was caught and back in the jail by [...]

A 36-year-old Vancouver woman was arrested after investigators said she tried to sell her infant son at a Taco Bell. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office said Heidi Knowles–also known as Heidi Gasaway–approached a woman who was eating at a Taco Bell restaurant on Thursday, handed the woman her her 3-day-old son, and offered to sell [...]

You can do a lot with an iPhone these days — text, take pictures, surf the net, and even make a phone call. And soon, thanks to two Australian entrepreneurs, you will be able use it to open a bottle of beer by way of the “Opena,” a hard plastic case that fits over the [...]

Ohio Republican Governor John Kasich on Thursday signed into law a bill that allows gun owners in the state to carry concealed weapons into bars and other places where alcohol is served. The measure, which was forwarded to Kasich on June 22 by the Ohio General Assembly, was signed on Thursday afternoon. Kasich is scheduled [...]

A lactating U.S. woman was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after she sprayed sheriff’s deputies with breast milk as they tried to remove her from a vehicle, police said on Monday.

Comedy Central satirist supreme Stephen Colbert took on Florida Gov. Rick Scott, zinging him for resembling the villain from the Harry Potter novels and pointing out that the governor had provided a handy template letter for fans to send to local newspapers touting his leadership — apparently, because Scott couldn’t be bothered to tell us [...]

A revolver belonging to notorious American gangster Al Capone fetched 67,250 pounds ($110,000) at a London auction at Christie’s on Wednesday. It had been expected to sell for 50-70,000 pounds. The Colt .38 revolver was sold by a private collector, who provided an original personal letter from Madeleine Capone Morichetti, the widow of Al’s brother [...]