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The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

 The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Articles on the Type A personality, terrible translation, time as a myth, pit bull debate and much more stuff. See more »

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

 The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Interesting articles on submerged towns, mass shootings, unidentified remains, AI, weird laws and more stuff. See more »

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

 The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Articles on cool stuff like space missions, volcanic eruptions, TED takedowns and lots more stuff. See more »

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

 The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Great articles on Hitchcock, sideshow legends, plane crashes, missing children, AI and lots more stuff. See more »

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

 The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Great articles on witches, bank robbery and lots of other interesting stuff. See more »

 Risking My Life to Bring You A Better Version of a Post on Internet Flaming

Yeah, man, I've been hitting the tech stuff pretty hard lately, between this post and yesterday's. Despite finding the severed head of a Jellofox on my desk this morning -- a warning, I suspect, from J-Strick and Pollette to watch my back -- I will press on. Not only will I press on, I will write about a topic that Strickland already posted on. How you like me now? At issue is a bill under consideration by the House Judiciary Committee. H.R. 1966 would make it a felony, punishable by up to two years in prison, for using electronic communication "to coerce, intimidate, harass, or cause substantial emotional distress to a person," reports Network World. You've likely guessed that the bill came out of a case in Missouri where a woman made up a fake MySpace page to humiliate a teenager after she chose to no longer be BFF with the woman's daughter. See more »

 Army Recruiters are Killing Themselves -- Literally

I read a very sad story today from Time Magazine about the alarming suicide rate of U.S. Army recruiters. The United States is in the longest running war waged by an all-volunteer Army in history. Early on, patriotism in the wake of 9/11 made a recruiter's gig pretty steady. Now things aren't so easy. The longer the war drags on, the harder it is to convince young men and women to sign up for what will most likely mean a long tour of duty in an inhospitable land. The problem is, recruiters are still expected to sign two recruits per month, even if it means working 15 hour days, seven days a week. Burnout is typical during wartime and suicide is no stranger to the military. But last year alone, the number of suicides by recruiters was three times the rate for the rest of the Army. See more »

 BREAKING NEWS: Naked Man Rescued After Niagara Falls Plunge

This just in -- an American man believed to be between 35 and 40 years old was rescued from the frigid waters below Niagara Falls at 2:15 pm today. And he was naked. The man allegedly took the plunge into Horseshoe Falls without any kind of protection, which makes him only the second person to do so and live. Josh and I did a podcast on this very topic about three weeks ago and got a lot of good listener mail regarding the topic. He remains unidentified for the time being, but I'll be updating the post as more details become available. It looks like he went over on his own accord and while he was pulled from the water without clothes on, he was allegedly wearing them when he went in. See more »