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Honey Boo Boo matriarch Mama June will tell her side of the story on E!

Honey Boo Boo matriarch Mama June will tell her side of the story on E! News tonight, following reports that she's rekindled her relationship with the man who reportedly molested her daughter Anna. June said today, "the protection of my kids is my number one priority" and " we are handling this as a family matter." Read more...

If Only One Mystery Could Be Solved In Your Lifetime, What Would It Be?

The sad thing about life is that one usually dies before so many confounding mysteries are solved. These mysteries keep me going! I'm thinking I'll probably be dead before the world knows who killed JonBenét Ramsey, and that's infuriating because I really want to know who did. Show More Summary

Report: Piece of Amelia Earhart's Plane Found on Island Where She Died

The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery claims that a scrap of aluminum recovered from Nikumaroro, an uninhabited atoll in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, belongs to Amelia Earhart's plane. The new purported evidence supports...Show More Summary

Watch Mike Tyson Fight Himself in Mike Tyson's Punch-Out

Mike Tyson, of Mike Tyson's Punch-Out, was one of the most fearsome Nintendo bosses of any '80s kid's childhood. He hit extremely hard, and it was hard to hit him back. So it's understandable that the real Mike Tyson might be a little nervous to face himself in his 8-bit prime. Read more...

Over 100 People Buried Alive, 16 Confirmed Dead in Sri Lankan Mudslide

Disaster officials in Sri Lanka are saying that at least 100 people have been buried alive under a mudslide that was brought on by recent monsoon weathers. According to the AFP, at least 16 are confirmed dead. Read more...

Woman Learned The Father of Her Child Was a Spying Undercover Cop

In the 1980s, Bob Lambert, a former officer with London's Metropolitan Police Service, went undercover with a group of environmental activists. Working under the alias Bob Robinson, he attended demonstrations, co-wrote a leaflet that started the longest trial in England's history, and fathered a son. Read more...

Wisconsin Police Take Armored Tank to Collect Fine From 75-Year-Old Man

Seventy-five-year-old Roger Hoeppner's owed the town of Stettin, Wisc. an outstanding fine of $80,000. Earlier this month, 24 police officers descended on his 20 acre property to collect the fine with an armored car in tow. When police arrived, Hoeppner was filing medication into his pill organizer. Read more...

Ferguson Preps for Michael Brown Decision by Buying Lots More Cop Gear

Sometime soon, a grand jury in St. Louis County, Missouri will decide whether or not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing black teenager Michael Brown. Local officials are preparing for that moment by buying heaps of military-style riot gear. Read more...

Superstorm Sandy Did Not Exist

Two years ago this evening, Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey, becoming the second costliest storm in U.S. history behind Hurricane Katrina. The media will talk to you today about Superstorm Sandy. They are wrong. Superstorm Sandy did not exist. Read more...

Reddit Unveils the Worst Kickstarter Clone We've Ever Seen

When Reddit quietly announced their new Redditmade project last night, we worried it'd be a quasi-Kickstarter knockoff where titillated teenagers crowdfund the release of hacked nudes. But Redditmade is much, much more pitiful: it simply allows Reddit's moderators to hawk depressing merch to the site's volatile masses. Read more...

Jill Duggar Says Goodbye to Virginity in Scandalous 19 Kids Wedding

Jill Duggar's Wedding, a two hour special episode of TLC's 19 Kids & Counting, shocked and rocked me Tuesday night with its utter disregard for sacred tradition. Read more...

Mama June's Daughter: Mama Is "Happy" to Be Back With My Molester

The Honey Boo Boo saga just keeps getting sadder. In a new interview with Entertainment Tonight that will air Thursday, Mama June's daughter Anna Cardwell speaks out about her mother's rekindled relationship with the man who molested her when she was eight years old. Show More Summary

Freakout Levels Over "Burn Rate" Are At Historical Lows

When Benchmark Capital's Bill Gurley first expressed his concerns about "burn rate," the rate at which companies burn through his venture capital, startups started wondering whether they were setting money aflame too fast. Read more...

Fireball Whiskey Recalled in Europe Over Antifreeze Ingredient

Finland, Sweden, and Norway have ordered a recall of a number of batches of Fireball, a popular cinnamon-flavored beverage that is allegedly whiskey, but not for the reason you might hope if you have discerning taste in booze. Read more...

The ACLU has released data showing that between 2004-2012, a black person in Minneapolis was 11.5 ti

The ACLU has released data showing that between 2004-2012, a black person in Minneapolis was 11.5 times more likely to be arrested for marijuana and nine times more likely to be arrested for disorderly conduct than a white person. Read more...

Marry Me Waited Three Whole Weeks for Happy Endings Crossover Episode

It finally happened. There is now visual confirmation that NBC's Marry Me and ABC's dead (but never forgotten) Happy Endings exist in the same damn beautiful universe. Get into it. Read more...

Taylor Swift: "Nnnnnnnnnnn... ANNNNNNNNNNNNNNGAAAAAAAAAANNNNNNHHHHH"

As part of her on-going campaign to raise awareness of the 1980s, tall singer Taylor Swift appeared recently on a Canadian entertainment news show called etalk, where she made cat sounds. Read more...

Fox News Guy Not Sure What a Jihad Is, But Pretty Sure U.S. Needs One

Do you jihad? You're American, right? You're probably a great jihader and you don't even know it. Dr. Keith Ablow, "Forensic psychiatrist and author of thrillers," wants you to unleash your patriotic jihad potential in accordance with his understanding of jihad, which is due to MerriamWebster.com. Read more...

Autopsy: Cops Shot Black Anime Cosplayer Four Times in the Back

A state autopsy confirmed that police shot Darrien Hunt, a 22-year-old black man who was carrying a replica samurai sword as part of an anime costume, six times. Four of those shots hit him from behind. Read more...

Dress Your Precious Baby as a Dank-Ass Pot Leaf This Halloween

Your baby is dank. I mean, that little thing is chill as hell. Lying in its crib, playing with some stupid mobile, like Check this thing out. The dumb mobile is not that cool, baby, but you are. You're the dankest lil bb on the block. I know this. Your parents know it. But how do we prove it to the neighbors? Read more...

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