Boy Scouts Aren't Allowed to Have Water Gun Fights Now

The Boy Scouts of America, a paramilitary children’s organization inspired in part by the exploits of the young Mafeking Cadet Corps during the Second Boer War, has forbidden its present-day members to shoot squirt guns at one another. A blog post for adult Scout leaders on the Scouting Magazine website reports that… » 5/19/15 2:36pm 5/19/15 2:36pm

Why Is Walmart Hiding Copies of Ronda Rousey's Book From Customers? 

This is a weird choice: Walmart will reportedly sell copies of MMA fighter Ronda Rousey’s autobiography My Fight/Your Fight, but they won’t display them in the store. Customers can only buy the book from a Walmart if they order it online and then pick it up at the store. A report from the New York Post claims it’s… » 4/06/15 5:32pm 4/06/15 5:32pm

Violence Is Currency: A Pacifist Ex-Con's Guide To Prison Weaponry

The most common weapon inside is simply a can top. Pulled off a tin of beans and folded over, it doesn't even need to be sharpened to leave a jagged scar. A shank, also known as a shiv, is not for cutting but for stabbing. It's called a "gun" in jailhouse vernacular, and the most valuable kind is fashioned out of… » 11/06/14 1:09pm 11/06/14 1:09pm

Do Not Challenge This Lady To A Game Of Musical Chairs

Here we have a friendly bout of mid-rodeo musical chairs wherein some poor sap gets hit harder than Mike Tyson ever hit anybody, harder than Napster hit the music industry, harder than Jadeveon Clowney hit whoever that was. This dude gets lit the fuck up, is what I'm saying, and per the full video below, what he… » 8/06/14 5:46pm 8/06/14 5:46pm

Robbie Lawler Returned From Oblivion To Impose His Will On The World

Sometime shortly after Robbie Lawler started hitting Matt Brown unreasonably hard in San Jose, Calif. Saturday night, a low rumble shook my apartment. It felt and sounded strangely like—and turned out actually to be—fireworks. This was silly, entirely too literal, but given that the fight featured Lawler, a man far… » 7/29/14 7:36pm 7/29/14 7:36pm

"Oh My God, He's Attacked Somebody!" Rob Ford Goes On Rampage

Toronto's City Council is meeting today to attempt a continued removal of mayor Rob Ford's powers, and it seems the plump crack pipe smoker isn't having any of it. We're not sure what led him to confront councillor Pam McConnell this way, but can you really say you never expected a CBC News anchor to say "Oh my God,… » 11/18/13 3:16pm 11/18/13 3:16pm

Bros Gone Wild: Riot Erupts After U.S. Open Of Surfing

Huntington Beach, Calif., hosted the U.S Open of Surfing this weekend, and shit got way out of hand. Shortly after the conclusion of the competition, downtown Huntington Beach was swarmed by a mass of bros, apparently driven a bit mad by the heat and the ocean air. Portable toilets were tipped, impromptu boxing… » 7/29/13 11:10am 7/29/13 11:10am

Multicultural Soccer Tournament Features Multicultural Scuffle,…

As for the Week in Ironic Soccer Violence, we bring you the comedic-tragic World Class Players Cup out of Regina, Saskatchewan. There, teams from different national backgrounds compete in a three-week tournament, under the auspices of multiculturalism and understanding and sportspersonship and not harming people who… » 4/13/13 5:10pm 4/13/13 5:10pm