safety

bdsm

How to Tell if Your BDSM Relationship Is Abusive

A psychologist explains the line between a healthy exchange of power and potentially fatal abuse.
Matthew Terrell
4.4.19
safety

Cracker Barrel's Bloodthirsty Decorative Pineapples Shred Human Flesh, Prompting Recall

The rustic-slash-tropical tchotchke you pick up on a road trip may take you on another trip to the ER.
Hannah Keyser
10.10.18
rideshare

China Suspends Carpool App After Two Passengers Murdered

Hitch, run by rideshare app Didi Chuxing, has been shut down for the time being.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.11.18
spending

A Bulletproof Backpack Isn't Enough to Keep Kids Safe in School Shootings

Some kids are heading back to school with bulletproof vests, jackets, and backpack inserts. But keeping kids safe is about more than buying expensive gear that may not be effective against an active shooter.
Gina Ragusa
8.14.18
crime

A Cop Explains Why Curfews Don't Work

How a 90s panic spawned a toxic trend that doesn’t make you safer and can target kids of color.
Ivonne Roman
8.2.18
ten questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Poison Control Phone Operator

"We’ve [had people call about] sex toys that were accidentally swallowed and continued to vibrate in somebody’s stomach."
Justin Caffier
7.19.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Sex Worker With a Chronic Illness, FOSTA Means Losing My Medical Care

In a nation lacking universal healthcare, recent legislation effectively cut a thread by which many disabled people climbed out of poverty.
Zia Moon
6.18.18
safety

A Country That Has More Than 100 Nukes Is Just Owning Itself

A new report out today shows that launching more than 100 nukes puts the aggressor country at risk of starving its own population.
Matthew Gault
6.13.18
UFC

Four PR Nightmares Waiting to Happen in UFC

Whether it's the safety of fighters, or the biggest stars routinely getting popped for PEDs, the UFC has a few problems waiting in the wings.
Jack Slack
3.26.18
law

Walmart Will Pay Out $7.5 Million to Man in Watermelon Accident

The Army veteran broke his hip after reaching for a watermelon on display at an Alabama store.
Nick Rose
11.10.17
food safety

Marco Pierre White Restaurant Says 'Decorative Plants' Led to Poor Hygiene Rating

The operators claim that the plants "attracted an abundance of fruit flies."
Nick Rose
11.7.17
WTF

Chuck Schumer Goes to War With Snortable Chocolate

Schumer says Coco Loko is "like cocaine on training wheels.”
Alex Swerdloff
7.11.17
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