Massive Discount Coupon Fraud Gets Virginia Woman 12-Year Prison Sentence

You wouldn’t think faking a discount coupon is that big of a deal. Sure, it’s illegal, but saving an illegitimate dollar on toothpaste seems like a victimless crime. But start stacking those small savings up and you could end up with significant savings. It was the sheer scale of her coupon fraud operation that caused …

Mom Will Nurse Sons, 5 and 6, ‘Until They’re Ready’: Part Two

 For Mom Will Nurse Sons, 5 and 6, ‘Until They’re Ready’: Part One, read here. That being said, here’s the rest of the story. After a difficult birth, Wynne had trouble nursing Riley, making her more determined than ever to breastfeed Mylo. “Before Mylo went into preschool he was asking for mummy milk in the …

Mom Will Nurse Sons, 5 and 6, ‘Until They’re Ready’: Part One

It’s fantastic for both mom and baby when breastfeeding works out. Some people think that there should be an age constraint, while others like Wynne, don’t really see it that way. “It’s never felt right to end it unnecessarily. It’s what they’re asking for and it’s biologically normal even if it’s not in society.” She …

AI Built to Give Ethical Answers Turns Out to be Ridiculously Racist

When we’re faced with difficult moral dilemmas, we often turn to others for advice. But you might want to be careful about who you ask — or at least take their guidance with a grain of salt. Meet Delphi. Delphi is an artificial intelligence, or AI, designed as a scientific demonstration project by researchers from …

US Recognizes Pablo Escobar’s Cocaine Hippos as People

If you enjoyed the story we published in January about Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar’s cocaine hippos, we have good news for you. The animals’ saga continues with a groundbreaking court ruling. The roughly 80 hippos, all descendants of the four beasts the infamous drug lord bought for his illegal personal zoo, have been declared …

Fired Nurse Loses Lawsuit Claiming Hospital Hypnotized Her to Fart at Work

The U.S. often gets bad rap when it comes to frivolous lawsuits. However, this case proves that suing people for ridiculous reasons isn’t an exclusively American phenomenon. In the UK, a nurse lost the lawsuit she filed against the National Health Service (NHS) hospital that let her go in December 2019. Xanda Samson sued the …