Entries by Wes Yahola

UNC health textbook ditches claims about cancer, Holocaust

  CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has revised a textbook for a required fitness course that called cancer “a disease of choice” and included a theory asserting Holocaust victims failed to tap into their inner strength. The university released a statement saying revisions to “21st Century Fitness” began in […]

Colorado college reprinting up to 9.2K diplomas to fix typo

  GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado university is offering to reprint up to 9,200 diplomas after the outgoing editor of the school newspaper found a big typo. Alec Williams was checking to make sure his name was spelled correctly on his Colorado Mesa University diploma when he noticed it said “Coard of Trustees” […]

Driver’s test arrest: Pot, gun, cash found in smelly car

  GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — A 22-year-old man who went for his driver’s test left in handcuffs after the examiner became suspicious about a certain odor emanating from the car. News outlets report the examiner alerted a trooper at the Motor Vehicle Administration office, who searched the car. A Maryland State Police report says […]

Drink-driver told cops she was too white to be arrested

By Nick Pearson An American drink-driver argued that she should not be arrested because she is a “very clean, thoroughbred, white girl”, police documents state. South Carolina woman Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw, 32, was allegedly caught driving through a stop sign at twice the speed limit while under the influence early Saturday morning. When pulled over […]

How Do You Help a Grieving Friend?

It’s human nature to want to help the people you love by fixing their problems, or at least helping alleviate the situation in some way. When someone is going through the grieving process, you can’t fix the problem. You can’t take away the pain, and most of the time, you can’t even share it. Cheering […]

Super Extra Dumbasses

Florida Keys resident Nicholas Kevin Chew recently attempted to cheat on his girlfriend by asking a female friend of hers to have sex with him. As the woman turned Chew down, she asked if he knew she was a lesbian. Instead of apologizing, or even insinuating he could turn her straight, Chew sent her a […]