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Lots of UK Nurses Are Cheating Their Way Through School, Which Is Pretty Dangerous Lots of UK Nurses Are Cheating Their Way Through School, Which Is Pretty Dangerous

Thousands of nurses have been getting through school with plagiarized essays, cheating on exams and even impersonating each other for tests.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Afraid to Leave the Theater  Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Afraid to Leave the Theater 

Saturday evening is Lin-Manuel Miranda’s last performance in Hamilton, and his fans are determined to crush each other to death just to catch a glimpse of him.

Madewell's Sightseer Sandals Are Trying to Kill You Madewell's Sightseer Sandals Are Trying to Kill You

Madewell’s sandals are trying to kill you. JK, but also, kinda. Let’s just say if you own their Sightseers you should return them.

Things in Australia That Want to Kill You Things in Australia That Want to Kill You

My fixation with Australia began as a small child. I was convinced that the land down under was magical and filled with color, excitement, and amazing animals (we can thank to The Rescuers Down Under and Fern Gully for this). My mother also had a beautiful set of Australian Opals, so that helped fuel my imagination. A…

A Solo Female Thru-Hiker's Review of Wild A Solo Female Thru-Hiker's Review of Wild

This summer, I listened to the audiobook of Wild while backpacking through the New Mexican desert. The year before that, I'd hiked the Pacific Crest Trail alone, and as the book continued I realized I'd started just where Cheryl Strayed had, in the middle of the Mojave desert.

Your Cat's Mouth Is a Festering Hole Lined with Disease-Riddled Knives Your Cat's Mouth Is a Festering Hole Lined with Disease-Riddled Knives

I love adorable kitty-cats as much as the next non-monster, but, as the poets say: "Just because you love something doesn't mean it can't deliver a necrotic puncture wound that will cause your extremities to rot off!" A new study on the dangers of cat bites found that, while dog bites might be more crushing and…

Woman Strangled To Death By Escalator. Nightmares Are Real. Woman Strangled To Death By Escalator. Nightmares Are Real.

A fortysomething woman in Montreal was killed this morning after her scarf got caught in the escalator at a train station. Holy fucking shit. An escalator strangled someone to death. I need to lie down.

Getting Garbled Texts from a Loved One? They Could Be Having a Stroke Getting Garbled Texts from a Loved One? They Could Be Having a Stroke

It seems like a dangerous precedent to start dialing 911 every time you get a nonsense text from a relative—if we're using that as a metric then pretty much everyone in my family over the age of 50 is having a stroke at all times. But, of course, as interpersonal communication shifts more and more toward the digital…

Your Mascara Is Trying to Kill You Your Mascara Is Trying to Kill You

Welp, it's time to stop trying to be pretty. Because every day, getting pretty means getting one step closer to death. Your lipstick? Trying to poison you. Nail polish companies are lying to you, and so are the companies promising that your cosmetics are cruelty-free. Today, your mascara is giving you diabetes. See, a …

Your Coffee Machine Could Attack You at Any Moment Your Coffee Machine Could Attack You at Any Moment

Your coffee maker is supposed to be an object of salvation, a safe harbor from the usual shitstorm of the morning. But that may not be so for owners of a popular coffee maker sold by Black & Decker, which is now being recalled because 68 people have reported suffering from cuts and burns after the handle broke while…

Chiropractic Treatments Might Not Be as Safe as Reported Chiropractic Treatments Might Not Be as Safe as Reported

You may not believe a trip to the chiropractor helps anything, but we all generally think of it as a relatively harmless treatment. Well, that may not be quite so true — a new study from the University of Exeter found that many of the randomized trials conducted on chiropractic treatments failed to report any adverse…

Do You Have One of Those Fancy Toothbrushes That Mangles Your Face? Do You Have One of Those Fancy Toothbrushes That Mangles Your Face?

How has your day been so far? Did you make it through brushing your teeth this morning without disfiguring yourself? Then you're better off than some unlucky owners of the Spinbrush toothbrush, which the FDA has just issued a warning about. Apparently, they've been chipping people's teeth, cutting up gums, and doing…

Awful Teacher Makes Students Write Cards to Her Kiddie Porn Collecting Boyfriend in Prison Awful Teacher Makes Students Write Cards to Her Kiddie Porn Collecting Boyfriend in Prison

Here's a tale that will make you think maybe home schooling wouldn't be so terrible after all: A fifth-grade teacher in Queens, New York is in trouble for having her students write holiday cards to her boyfriend—who happens to be in prison and has a record of being into kiddie porn.

The Best Lipsticks for Long-Lasting Color and Possible Lead Poisoning The Best Lipsticks for Long-Lasting Color and Possible Lead Poisoning

So many of us smear our mouths in lipstick multiple times a day, but how often do you stop to think about what exactly is in it? Well, here's one terrifying ingredient it might have: lead. Lead? Yes, and lead is some serious shit. So just how much danger are we all in if we want to keep our lips looking sumptuously…

Your Insistence on Wearing High Heels Is Ruining Your Life Your Insistence on Wearing High Heels Is Ruining Your Life

Are you one of those people who wears high heels so much that you put them on to walk to the bathroom in the middle of the night? Well then you might want to send a note of apology to your calves, because you could be fucking them up big time.

FDA Wants You to Know that Birth Control is Very Dangerous FDA Wants You to Know that Birth Control is Very Dangerous

The Obama administration has barred over-the-counter sales of Plan B for women under 17 because of as-yet unelaborated upon health concerns. A popular breast cancer drug doesn't work. Breast cancer screenings may be harmful. And now, the Food and Drug Administration wants birth control manufacturers to include new…

Your Brain Could Be Sleeping Even When You're Awake Your Brain Could Be Sleeping Even When You're Awake

Everybody freak out: a new study shows sleep deprivation could screw up your brain before you even feel tired.

On Love And Fighting On Love And Fighting

Kim Barnes writes for Oprah.com about how her husband Bob's "rage" almost destroyed their marriage. Her essay turns into a meditation on what people can tolerate in relationships, and what they can't.

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