Alamo Drafthouse Hosting Your Next Nightmare With Clowns-Only Screening Of ‘It’

Alamo Drafthouse Hosting Your Next Nightmare With Clowns-Only Screening Of ‘It’

If you’re afraid of clowns, you’ll want to stay very far away from the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin on Saturday, Sept. 9 — or wear your favorite waterproof pants — because that’s the night the theater is hosting a clowns-only screening of the new It movie. [More]

David Transier

British Airways Passenger Claims He Had To Sit In Urine-Soaked Seat For 11 Hours

There are uncomfortable flying situations, and then there’s sitting in a urine-soaked seat for 11 hours. [More]


DOJ Demands Company Turn Over Info On 1.3 Million Visitors To Anti-Trump Website

Since most of us aren’t looking at websites via a Tor connection, we’re leaving digital footprints all over the place. The sites you visit may have a surprising amount of information on you, even if you’re not logged in, and even if you went to that site inadvertently. That’s why the Justice Department is trying to compel a web-hosting company to turn over everything it knows about anyone who ever clicked on a site that is critical of President Trump. It’s also why that company is fighting against this demand. [More]

Martin Cooper Ipswich

Judge Dismisses Big Olive Oil Lawsuit Aimed At Dr. Oz

Late last year, an olive oil industry trade group sued TV’s Dr. Oz, claiming the talk show host had made disparaging statements about the quality and purity of its members’ products. [More]


Federal Judge Blocks $54 Billion Anthem/Cigna Merger

Only a few weeks after a federal court blocked the insurance mega-merger of Aetna and Humana, it’s happened again: Last night, a U.S. District Court judge rejected the $54 billion marriage of health insurance giants Anthem and Cigna. [More]

Court Throws Out Lindsay Lohan’s Lawsuit Against Makers Of ‘Grand Theft Auto V’

Court Throws Out Lindsay Lohan’s Lawsuit Against Makers Of ‘Grand Theft Auto V’

She might have seen herself as a character in a video game, but Lindsay Lohan is just like us — in other words, not a video game character: a New York appeals court has chucked the actress’ lawsuit against the makers of Grand Theft Auto V that claimed her image had been used without her permission in the game. [More]

Steve Spencer

Sorry, Bargain-Hunters: Online ‘Formalwear Outlets’ Are Probably Selling Cheap Knockoffs

The bridal and formal gown industry is a big business, and the price tags can be daunting. When you see a website offering a beautiful and unique gown, or the same exact gown that you tried on in a local boutique at half the price, that’s a tempting deal. Don’t be tempted, though: the dress most likely isn’t what it seems, and neither is the deal. [More]

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Family Suing Previous Homeowner, Real Estate Agent After Realizing “Dream Home” Was Infested With Snakes

It’s the stuff of nightmares: Fearing that the walls of your home are crawling with snakes, only to find out that no, this isn’t a bad dream, there are actually reptiles infesting the house you live in. That was the reality for one Maryland family who’s now suing their home’s previous owner and the real estate agent behind the sale, claiming both parties knew the house was chock-full of snakes before they sold it. [More]


Couple Watches As Four-Foot Snake Appears In Their Kitchen, Swallows An Egg Whole

Uninvited dinner guests can be quite inconvenient, especially when they slither in on their own and insist on devouring whole eggs without even a hello. A North Carolina couple had to gently convince their unexpected guest to leave after a snake made itself at home in their kitchen and tucked in to a basket of eggs. [More]