Man calls 9-1-1 for wife's jammed zipper

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_636825" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Washington County dispatcher Jessica Newell. (Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian)"][/caption] An emergency call about a stuck zipper takes the top prize this week in the Washington more…

Study: Online trolls are just 'everyday sadists'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) In yet another instance of science belatedly confirming what common sense has already told us, a new paper from researchers at three Canadian universities concludes that more…

Odd man

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings more…

Australia's 'Marijuana Queen'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Jazeera) Her piercing blue eyes filled with tears as she repeatedly smacked her forehead with her palm while the verdict was read in a language she didn't understand. more…

Genetic-history atlas shows Mongol warriors' reach

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) Scientists have mapped the genetic legacy of events of the past 4,000 years that have shaped populations, such as Genghis Khan’s expansion of the Mongol Empire, creating more…