Model Who Became a Plastic Surgery Meme Says It Ruined Her Life, Doesn't Really Have Ugly Kids

There’s a persistent urban legend—it’s been around since at least 2004—about a Chinese woman who’d had plastic surgery, unbeknownst to her husband. Her secret was allegedly revealed after she gave birth to “ugly” children who didn’t look anything like her, and the couple divorced over the incident. The story has been …

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R.E.M. Told Trump to Fuck Himself, But Their Alleged Lawsuit Against Him is a Hoax

R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe was disappointed to learn last week that gas-filled rotting pumpkin Donald Trump has been playing the band’s “It’s the End of the World as We Know It” at his campaign events. Stipe quickly requested that Trump cease using R.E.M.’s music and also go fuck himself, and several news outlets reported…

ISIS Didn't Actually Tweet a "Warning" About the Chattanooga Shooting

This afternoon, an apparent ISIS supporter tweeted the above image along with the text “O Americans Dogs soon YOU Will see wonders #Chattanooga #USA #ISIS,” and some in the right-wing media reported that the tweet constituted an advance warning about the deadly attack. The only problem: It was posted long after the…

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No, A Disabled Vet Was Not Second Place For Arthur Ashe Courage Award

If you’re into being alive, you know that Caitlyn Jenner adorned the cover of Vanity Fair Monday. If you’re into sports, you know that she will be honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPY’s. And if you’re into uninformed idiots on social media, you know that there was a post circulating that stated…

I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How.

“Slim by Chocolate!” the headlines blared. A team of German researchers had found that people on a low-carb diet lost weight 10 percent faster if they ate a chocolate bar every day. It made the front page of Bild, Europe’s largest daily newspaper, just beneath their update about the Germanwings crash. From there, it…