accidents

Happy Fourth!

A Collection of Dumb, Dangerous, and Avoidable Fireworks Accidents

How's about a blitzed butt, a beachfront assault, and a lost-and-found hand, just to name a few.
Sarah Emerson
7.2.18
accidents

People Told Us the Dumbest Ways They Ever Hurt Themselves in Six Words

“Cut penis while trimming pubic hair.”
Anna Goldfarb
6.29.18
Asking for a friend

Exactly How Dangerous Is It to Drop a Baby?

For when your worst nightmare flashes before your eyes.
Michelle Malia
9.6.17
toasty toes

People Keep Burning Their Goddamn Feet in Yellowstone Hot Springs

A collection of mishaps from boiling caldrons of thermal water.
Sarah Emerson
7.24.17
Disability Diaries

Cerebral Palsy Is Going to Kill Me (and Other Fun, Normal Thoughts)

No matter how much I try to control it, CP is this Regina George figure lording over my life, and I'm learning how to live with her.
Ryan O'Connell
7.13.17
How Not to Die

Recent Divorcees Are a Disaster Behind the Wheel

And other things you didn't know about your daily commute.
Caroline Beaton
4.21.17
painting

Anime-Style Paintings Conjure the Horrors of a Post-Nuclear Future

Hikari Shimoda imbues Japanese Pop with a deep existential anxiety to reveal her true feelings about society.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
3.4.17
Art

Ceramics Artist Loses It All in Heart-Melting Studio Fire

Up in smoke: the painful irony of Ben Medansky's studio fire.
Sarah Brown
8.26.16
helio castroneves

After this Crash, Helio Castroneves's Head is Still Attached to His Body, Somehow

How this happened, we don't know. We're just lucky his head's still attached.
Leander Schaerlaeckens
8.22.16
DDR

How ‘Dance Dance Revolution’ Helped Me Rebuild My Broken Leg

Back in 2000 I was the <i>DDR</i> king of my local arcade. And then a gigantic rock almost crushed me to death.
Luke McKinney
1.27.16
Gaming

How 'Dance Dance Revolution' Helped Me Recover After a Gigantic Boulder Fell on Me

Back in 2000 I was the 'DDR' king of my local arcade. And then a gigantic rock almost crushed me to death.
Luke McKinney
1.27.16
Pizza

Why Using Your Car to Deliver Pizza Can Create a Huge Insurance Liability

One Salt Lake City pizza deliveryman learned that just because you have auto insurance, doesn’t mean your auto insurance company will pay for damage to your car.
Alex Swerdloff
11.5.15
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