Thanks, COVID: Coronavirus Brings Long Lost Sisters Together After 50 Years

Try as you might, coming up with something good to say about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is pretty much impossible. The disease has closed businesses, wrecked economics, and killed scores upon scores of people. Really, there’s nothing nice about it. It’s horrible and it’s doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. With that …

People Microwave Cash Amid Coronavirus Fears, Results Are What You’d Expect

It’s official–cash is no longer king. Not now, there’s the possibility of getting sick with coronavirus from trace contact. Most coffee shops and restaurants stopped accepting cast earlier this year to protect employees. And now, there’s an actual coin shortage in the United States. The US Mint slowed production to keep employees safe, and people …

Man Loses Penis To Infection, Has New One Grown On His Arm

Ah, the miracles of modern medicine. What would the world be without them? Thanks to medicinal science, we’re able to not die at the ripe age of 30 as was the tradition for thousands of years. We’ve eradicated entire diseases. We can repair limbs that have been mangled beyond recognition, and successfully treat conditions that …

You Can Now Buy Fyre Festival Merch from the US Marshals

At this point in 2020, it feels like we’re all trapped on an island eating stale cheese sandwiches while people tell us we’re actually at the best party ever. If you haven’t seen either documentary about Fyre, the doomed music festival, treat yourself to a little marathon. There’s Fyre Fraud on Hulu, and Fyre: The …

Chernobyl Fungus Could Save Astronauts From Cosmic Radiation

They say that in space, no one can hear you scream. There’s some truth to that as space travel can be incredibly dangerous at best, and downright lethal without a heaping pile of precautions. But astronauts might soon be getting help from an unexpected source. Namely, a radiation-slurping fungus harvested off the blown-up reactor in …

Domino’s Pulls New Zealand ‘Karen’ Pizza Promotion After Online Backlash

Language can be funny sometimes, especially when it comes to slang. Completely innocuous words can take on wholly new meanings and using them without knowing the new context can cause… Interesting results. The U.S. pizza chain Domino’s learned this lesson the hard way after its ad campaign in Australia and New Zealand backfired. Trying to …