ASUS chairman Jonney Shih What’s worse than hiring scantily-clad “booth babes” to show off gadgets at an electronics conference populated mostly by men? Sending lascivious tweets about their appearance from the official company account. Which is precisely what Taiwanese hardware […]
“I’m a minority owner. We just enjoy the ballgame.” The New York Mets organization isn’t exactly known for its exquisite taste in financial partners. This is a franchise, after all, that recently settled a lawsuit stemming from its association with […]
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For Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Governator is no longer just a catchy nickname. The action star-turned-California governor announced on Wednesday that he’s codeveloping a cartoon and comic book series with famed Spider-Man co-creator and former Marvel Comics [...]
A 12-year-old Dutch girl gave birth to a baby she didn’t see coming on a school trip on March 22. Police are now seeking the father of the child, according to the AP. Teachers realized that [...]
U.S. drug laws should be loosened, argues Michael Scott Moore, but Holland — where soft drugs are not legal but are tolerated — is probably not the right model. [...]
This story was updated at 5:32 p.m. ET. The first spacecraft ever to circle Mercury has beamed home the first-ever photo taken of the small rocky planet from orbit, showing a stark landscape peppered with craters. [...]
An eagle ray weighing as much as 300 pounds landed on top of a woman on a boat in the Florida Keys last week, throwing her to the deck and pinning her underneath it — the [...]