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Braves’ scoreboard fireworks, flag go up in smoke

Oops. The Atlanta Braves would like everyone to know that the American flag did not actually go up in flames when a fireworks display caused a pyrotechnic nightmare at the team’s home opener Tuesday. The flag, according to a team spokesman, was made of fire-retardant material, so only holes were burned in it in spite […]

The ‘Nerdy Bandit’ Terrorizing Portland, Oregon American Apparel Stores Has Finally Been Apprehended

Portland, Oregon’s long nightmare is over because a man nicknamed “The Nerdy Bandit,” otherwise known as 31-year-old Thaddeus Lindsay-Woods, (actual name) has finally been apprehended after a crime spree dating back to October of 2013. Show More Summary

No-fly nightmare! Proof that American anti-terror strategy is an illogical, Kafkaesque quagmire

In 2005, a woman studying at Stanford was incorrectly added to the no-fly list — and her life was never the same

The weirdest Easter Egg hunt ever involves three crazed bunnies chasing you around a haunted house.

2 weeks agoOdd : Happy Place

Not pictured here: the nightmares you will have for weeks. (via Full Bunny Contact) Hey, let's go to to a haunted house, get locked in a giant maze, and let giant easter bunnies wielding American Gladiator equipment chase us down darkened hallways. Show More Summary

Feds Want Warning Labels for Bridesmaid Dresses

A long national nightmare may soon be ending for American women. The Bureau of Consumer Protection recently announced updated rules that would require all bridesmaid dresses to include a special warning label stating "One Time Use Only--Not...Show More Summary

Photos: The AMNH Brings The Prehistoric Flying Reptiles Of Your Nightmares ALIVE

   The American Museum of Natural History is bringing a new flock of dinosaurs to their halls... yes, flock. Their latest installation actually focuses on a close relative to the dinosaur: prehistoric flying reptiles, called pterosaurs. Show More Summary

“The most hated man on the Internet” and the nightmare of so-called ‘revenge porn’

The man is American Hunter Moore who used to run a web site that carried pictures of naked women, together with personal details,  provided without their consent or even knowledge, often with the deliberate intent of causing embarrassment and revenge and of damaging the woman’s reputation and career. One of his victims in this shameful […]

A Personal Nightmare of Assault in India

Guest blogger Shalini Kantayya writes about her own experience of sexual assault in India, and the unacceptable response she received from American and Indian institutions.

Ghosts and Premonitions in Congo Square's King Headley II

last monthUnited States / Chicago : A/C

August Wilson's King Headley II is a stroll down the memory lane of America's nightmare; you know, when "The Dream" — Horatio Alger's and Martin Luther King's — began the stroll down the sugar-to-shit American boulevard. For poor and working...

Ukraine Crisis Could Be Good News for American Natural Gas Producers

Getting U.S. natural gas on the international markets has been a bureaucratic nightmare for years. The ongoing crisis in the Ukraine has many pushing to ease the path for exporters, and that could be big news for these companies.

Parasite of Obamacare Nightmare – ‘Thanks to Obamacare I Will Not Have Insurance in March’

Nearly 5 million Americans were dropped from their healthcare in 2013 as a result of Obamacare. While numbers of enrollees into Obamas nationalized healthcare plan dwindle, more and more Americans are being kicked off their current plan. Show More Summary

Disincentivizing Work and Hurting Seniors: The Reality of Obama's Agenda

As we enter March, the nightmare that is Obamacare continues to seek and destroy the pocketbooks of hardworking Americans. Just recently, Americans have learned that the law will "reduce the American workforce by the equivalent of 2Show More Summary

Why China Is a Nightmare for American Internet Companies

Every big American Internet company is angling for the same thing, more or less: global domination. But the one country where they have the most potential for growth also has some of the most entrenched competition and thorniest human rights issues. Show More Summary

Democrats Declare War Against Obamacare Cancer Patients

With numerous Obamacare cancer patients now telling their nightmare stories, Democrats have declared war against individuals willing to share their struggles with fellow Americans. Democrats’ latest target: Michigan cancer patient Julie Boonstra. Show More Summary

Monday Morning News Dump

The Imaginary Era Of Austerity Comes To An End Americans Rising Up Against Government Steyn: Rigor Mortis Ukraine: Arrest Warrant for President Yanukovych Why A New Ukraine Is The Kremlin's Worst Nightmare Climate Clowns Try To Silence Krauthammer Obamacare's...

Daniel Garza On Expanded Government: This Is Not The American Dream, This Is The American Nightmare

Guest Post by Mara Zebest Daniel Garza, the Executive Director of Libre offers a powerful video on what liberty and freedom—the American Dream—has meant to him and his family. Daniel’s father sums up the American success formula best starting at the 0:55 … Continue reading ?

American Student Having Time of His Life Abroad in Rome Found Dead (VIDEO)

Post by Jill Baughman. This phrase may certainly be overused, but it's more than appropriate here: This is every parent's worst nightmare. A U.S. student was studying abroad in Italy when he mysteriously disappeared. Sadly, his bodyShow More Summary

Venezuela: 'After being promised paradise we are living in a nightmare.'

2 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

A first-person account of the current chaos in Venezuela from Guido Núñez-Mujica, a Boing Boing reader and biotech entrepreneur who calls the South American country his homeland.

6 Creepy New Toys That Will Give Your Kids Nightmares

Post by Suzee Skwiot. Vampires are so totally last year. Now, it's all about the monsters, zombies, ghouls, and any other terrifying nightmarish creatures I fear so much. The 111th American International Toy Fair arrived in New YorkShow More Summary

Opinion & poll: Will in-store iBeacon alerts be a welcome value-add, or a spam nightmare?

iBeacon seems to be making a pretty rapid transition into the mainstream, with stores like Apple, Macy’s, American Eagle, inMarket and bars all adopting it - as well as non-retail applications like Major League Baseball parks. If you’re still not familiar with it, our iBeacon briefing provides the low-down, but the tl;dr summary is that when you walk into a retail […]

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