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Is fasting better than dieting?

We might be in the throes of the holiday season now, but in a couple of weeks many of us will switch from a steady diet of candy, cookies and alcohol to something a little more healthy — at least for a few weeks. Going on a “diet” might seem like punishment for some of us, but...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 4:10pm

Australian 'Dr. Death' creates 'suicide machine' that could be available in 2018

An Australian doctor nicknamed "Dr. Death" just developed a suicide machine many are dubbing the "death pod." He calls it "the Sacro," and it has the world up in arms. Dr. Philip Nitschke, 70, built this machine in the Netherlands where assisted-suicide for terminally...

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 10:28am

Trump's America: Diet Cokes and TV binges—no wonder the president’s speech is slurred

Do you have any idea what eight hours of television and a dozen Diet Cokes—a day!—can do to a 71-year-old brain? Sure, you do. We’ve all had 324 days (and counting) to witness the tragic results. Late last week, lots of people were alarmed at Donald Trump’s slurred words...

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 4:57pm

Taylor Swift, self-proclaimed bad ass, wants her sexual abuser to pay up

Taylor Swift was named one of the silence breakers of the #MeToo movement after a public sexual assault case this summer. Colorado radio DJ David Mueller sued Swift for $3 million in damages because he was fired from his radio co-host job in 2013 after she claimed he lifted her skirt and...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 6:50am

Americans no longer prefer male leaders and Barack Obama agrees it's time for her-story

A recent Gallup Poll found that Americans are having a change of heart when it comes to picking leaders and now would not prefer a man over a woman. And former President Barack Obama recently said that more future leaders should be women. According to Gallup, 55 percent of Americans have no...

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 6:14pm

Trump’s America: The degenerate or the Democrat, Alabama decides

The chickens are coming home to Roy. Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell, the God-fearing folks of white Alabama — last month, these brave souls were threatening to draw the line at child molesting, ready to abandon serial teen-dater Roy Moore in next week’s special election for a U.S....

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 6:13pm

Donald Trump suffers from psychosis and is a 'very sick man:' Psychiatrist

President Trump may be suffering from serious mental health issues and his current mental state poses an “enormous present danger,” according to at least one psychiatrist. Dr. Lance Dodes, a member of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and former assistant professor of...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 5:16pm

Universal basic income would boost U.S. economy by $2.5 trillion: Experts

A new study shows that giving every American adult an automatic income of $1,000 a month would be a major boon to the economy. The analysis by the Roosevelt Institute concluded that a universal basic income (UBI) of that amount would grow the economy by 12.56 percent over 12 years, increasing the...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 5:31pm

Is the Earth flat? More and more Americans think so

Sometime in the next few weeks, a California man named “Mad” Mike Hughes will launch himself 1,800 feet into the air for a mile-long ride in a homemade, steam-powered metal rocket. His goal: To prove the earth is flat. Wait, is the Earth flat? If you thought that matter was settled...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 5:14pm

Is Comcast dropping its promise not to charge for internet fast lanes?

Comcast said on multiple occasions that it would not violate net neutrality. In March 2014, Comcast Senior Executive VP David Cohen wrote, “To be clear, Comcast has never offered paid prioritization, we are not offering it today, and we're not considering entering into any paid...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 2:33pm

Getting cancer is a good thing, ridiculous blogger claims

Cancer is a horrible disease that killed nearly 600,000 Americans in 2016. But one Australian blogger thinks it’s not that bad — and she’s not afraid of sharing her ridiculous viewpoint with the world. “Cancer and disease is your body trying to save you,” Olivia...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 2:42pm

Nurse no longer employed after tweeting white boys should be 'sacrificed to the wolves'

Twitter isn’t for the faint-hearted. Its users — by the millions — can be cruel, snarky, unforgiving. But alas, no one can stop them from tweeting. In many cases their harsh words bear no consequence. We keep on reading, replying and retweeting because that's just how social...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 3:12pm

Trump’s America: Democratic harassers, Republican perverts and the self-confessed groper-in-chief

At last, we have found it: the final gasp of bipartisanship in Donald Trump’s Washington. Out-of-control horniness doesn’t lean left, and it doesn’t lean right. It springs from red states and from blue. Democratic harassers and Republican perverts march arm-in-arm together on a...

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 5:51pm

The Girl Scouts want to remind us: No one is owed a hug, even if they're family

As adults, we teach our children to avoid strangers and not let anyone touch them in their private areas. It’s absolutely an important lesson to learn, but then we turn around and tell — or force — these same children to give physical affection to family and friends, even if they...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:05pm

Trump’s America: Trump’s Twitter silence on teen dater Roy Moore

We’d all been waiting for this with no expectation that it would ever arrive: The topic so explosive it could make Donald Trump’s Twitter thumb go suddenly numb. It wasn’t Russian hacking to steal the 2016 election. He’s been tweeting like a madman denying that. It wasn...

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 6:08pm

Trump federal judge nominee defended early KKK online: Report

Brett Talley, President Trump's nominee for a lifetime federal judgeship in Alabama, defended the early Ku Klux Klan on a message board for University of Alabama fans, Slate reported. Talley — who has been an attorney for three years and has never tried a case, but spent one year as a...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:17pm

Impeach Hillary Clinton, Trump supporters say: Video

A year after the election, President Trump repeatedly takes to Twitter to deflect from his own controversies over Russia and his job performance, insisting that his vanquished opponent Hillary Clinton is the one who really deserves investigation and punishment. And it’s working unbelievably...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 5:45pm

The Foreman Forecast: Here comes the judge

From the start, one consolation for voters who oppose Donald Trump has been the ineptness of his party. Despite holding both chambers of Congress and the Oval Office, the Republicans have repeatedly gathered around the launch pad of legislative hopes only to watch their initiatives explode in a...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 5:04am

Trump’s America: Moore sins in Alabama … Who cares?

So what will it take for Alabama Republicans to forsake Roy Moore? Apparently, this isn’t enough: An on-the-record report that the moralistic Ten Commandments judge, then a 32-year-old assistant district attorney, undressed and groped a 14-year-old hometown girl and dated three other local...

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 6:51pm

The Foreman Forecast: The curious case of Rand Paul

Among the many bewildering puzzles in D.C. these days, this may be the best: Why did Rand Paul’s neighbor allegedly tackle him? The Republican senator from Kentucky was dropped on his lawn like a sack of hammers in a mysterious dispute. We know who allegedly took him down: one Rene Boucher,...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 5:00am