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Stuntman sets world record with Mt. Everest base jump

Almost 60 years to the day after Mt. Everest was first conquered, it has been conquered again, this time not by a team of climbers, but by a single stuntman who jumped from her north face and glided all the way to a world record. Russian daredevil Valery Rozov, 48,…

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes rips Gov. Chris Christie for dismissing climate change

MSNBC host Chris Hayes sharply criticized New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Tuesday night for dismissing climate change following Hurricane Sandy. “Chris Christie is too busy preparing to serve up red meat to bother with that,” he said. “With his approval rating high and his political strength in New Jersey…

Feminist analysis of video game tropes booted off YouTube within hours

Within hours of being uploaded to YouTube, a video analyzing the portrayal of women in video games was removed for an alleged “Terms of Service” violation. Anita Sarkeesian, the feminist media critic behind the video, suspected the video was flagged by angry gamers. “Looks like my harassers abused YouTube’s flag…

Pat Robertson threatens ‘nasty’ progressive group with ‘full-scale exposé’

Television preacher and one-time Republican presidential candidate Pat Robertson warned on his “700 Club” show Tuesday that he’s inclined to run a “full-scale exposé” on a web publication that he refused to identify, calling them a “nasty group” that focuses on “embarrassing conservatives” who appear on television. There are only…

Rio mayor sorry for punching man in face after being called ‘turd’

The mayor of Rio de Janeiro apologized on Monday after punching a constituent in the face for calling him the Portuguese equivalent of “excrement.” According to 247 Brasil, Mayor Eduardo Paes was dining at the Japanese restaurant Yumê in the Jardim Botanico neighborhood when Bernardo Botkay called him a “turd.”…

Activists mock Georgia ‘mind control’ senator for nonexistent radio show

Activist group Better Georgia said on Tuesday it is calling on Gov. Nathan Deal (R) to fire the former state senator he allegedly steered toward a radio broadcasting job for not actually doing any programs since taking the position. “Chip Rogers started his taxpayer-funded job 128 days, 18 hours, 3…

Police believe North Carolina Marine killed wife before Texas shooting spree

Authorities in North Carolina on Tuesday confirmed that the body of a woman found in a Jacksonville hotel room on Sunday was Rubi Estefania, who had been married to the Marine killed by police during a shooting spree in Texas shortly before her body was discovered. On Monday, Texas Department…

South Carolina family arrested for 80 dead animals inside home

A mother and three sisters in South Carolina have been charged with ill treatment of animals and failure to bury animals properly after deputies discovered more than 80 dead in their home. Laurens County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Judy Stiles told WYFF that deputies were in the process of evicting 58-year-old…

Passenger recounts horror of cruise ship blaze: ‘We’re on fire in the middle of the ocean’

Passengers who were nearly evacuated from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that caught on fire on the high seas Monday morning are returning to the U.S. with harrowing tales and video from the scene. Cruise-takers were roused just after 2:30 a.m. on Monday morning by the ship’s captain informing them…

Man slaps singer Beyoncé on the butt during Copenhagen show

Pop singer Beyoncé was slapped on the butt by a male fan during her show in Copenhagen on Monday, shocking the celebrity so much that she stopped performang and told the man she would have him escorted out. Beyoncé was singing “Irreplacable” as she walked by the stage’s edge touching…

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