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Funny story: New Study Shows Blood of Newborn Babies Is Harmful to Health and the Environment

New Study Shows Blood of Newborn Babies Is Harmful to Health and the Environment

Breaking research from the public interest group Consumers Committee for Responsible Consumption (CCRC) shows that the blood of newborn babies, long-touted for its high iron content and other supposed health benefits, is actually detrimental not only...
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Funny story: Times Square Rocked by Woman's Act of Walking Up Fully Functioning Escalator

Times Square Rocked by Woman's Act of Walking Up Fully Functioning Escalator

Yesterday morning during rush hour, New Yorkers in Times Square subway station panicked when svelte middle-aged Brooklynite Bernice Shaw walked up the entire 20-plus steps of a fully functioning escalator. Many (literal) bystanders immediately used t...
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Funny story: Dollars or Pounds? Study Shows Weight Proportional to Dollars Spent on Fitness

Dollars or Pounds? Study Shows Weight Proportional to Dollars Spent on Fitness

The fitness industry is a huge marketplace, drawing countless Americans - a full two-thirds of whom are overweight - into spending billions of dollars annually in the hopes of becoming healthier, fitter, or simply less fat. Unfortunately for health-h...
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Funny story: Supreme Court Rules to Include Ten Commandments in Federal Jury Instructions

Supreme Court Rules to Include Ten Commandments in Federal Jury Instructions

One-upping its recent ruling allowing public prayers before town meetings in Greece, New York, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to include the Ten Commandments in federal criminal jury instructions. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote for the majority, "It d...
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Funny story: Oklahoma Governor Agrees to Extend Humane Slaughter Act to Human Death Row Inmates

Oklahoma Governor Agrees to Extend Humane Slaughter Act to Human Death Row Inmates

Following the botched execution of death row inmate Clayton Lockett, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin announced that she will support legislation extending the Humane Slaughter Act, which has previously applied only to farm animals, to human prisoners.
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Funny story: Destitute Obama Sues for Attorney's Fees After Supreme Court Rules in His Favor

Destitute Obama Sues for Attorney's Fees After Supreme Court Rules in His Favor

Following his recent victory in the lawsuit filed against him by plaintiffs Noam Chomsky, Chris Hedges, and others challenging the National Defense Authorization Act, President Barack Obama has filed a supplemental complaint seeking recovery of the...
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Funny story: BP's "Global Cooling Machine" Enables Consumers to Think Globally, Cool Locally

BP's "Global Cooling Machine" Enables Consumers to Think Globally, Cool Locally

Oil company British Petroleum, whose corporate reputation has suffered since the environmentally devastating 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, recently announced the launch of a groundbreaking new product: the global cooling machine or "GCM," designe...
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Funny story: "Stand down!" U.S. Supreme Court Tells Chris Hedges, Noam Chomsky, Cornel West

"Stand down!" U.S. Supreme Court Tells Chris Hedges, Noam Chomsky, Cornel West

Nearly two years after Chris Hedges, Noam Chomsky, Cornel West, and others filed suit against President Obama's administration challenging the provision in the National Defense Authorization Act that allows the U.S. military to indefinitely detain pe...
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Funny story: Oklahoma Supreme Court Extends Humane Slaughter Act to Human Death Row Inmates

Oklahoma Supreme Court Extends Humane Slaughter Act to Human Death Row Inmates

In a groundbreaking and highly controversial decision, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled to expand the applicability of the Humane Slaughter Act, designed to decrease the suffering of livestock during slaughter, to also encompass the human slaughter o...
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Funny story: BP Celebrates Earth Day and Positive Change (of the Climate Variety)

BP Celebrates Earth Day and Positive Change (of the Climate Variety)

This Earth Day, British Petroleum took the opportunity to celebrate the oil company's significant environmental progress. "We feel good about all BP has done to effect positive change," announced Group Chief Executive Bob Dudley. "Of the climate vari...
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Funny story: Environmentalist's Compelling Message Overshadowed by Unfortunate Fashion Choice

Environmentalist's Compelling Message Overshadowed by Unfortunate Fashion Choice

During a panel discussion on climate change and environmental ethics at Columbia Law School, environmentalist Chuck Perry's compelling message of universal interconnectedness and the devastating effect of animal agriculture on the environment was unf...
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Funny story: Obama Institutes New "Supremest Court" Which Overturns Supreme Court Ruling Allowing for Unlimited Campaign Contributions, Except as to Democratic Campaigns

Obama Institutes New "Supremest Court" Which Overturns Supreme Court Ruling Allowing for Unlimited Campaign Contributions, Except as to Democratic Campaigns

Buoyed by the phenomenal success of the top-secret federal court that oversees government surveillance, President Obama, in a bold executive move, recently instituted another special court, this one devoted exclusively to the interpretation of campai...
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Funny story: U.S. Government Agents Seize Edward Snowden's Whistle

U.S. Government Agents Seize Edward Snowden's Whistle

Edward Snowden may be holed up in Russia, but U.S. government officials say America will nevertheless be safe from future whistle-blowing by the American-born traitor because they've managed to seize Snowden's thus-far-elusive whistle. According t...
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Funny story: Factory-Farming Advocacy Group Struggles With Name Messaging: "Killing Over Compassion" Shot Down in Polls

Factory-Farming Advocacy Group Struggles With Name Messaging: "Killing Over Compassion" Shot Down in Polls

A newly launched non-profit organization established to advocate on behalf of animal farmers and confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) encountered a bit of glitch in its inception: what to call itself that wouldn't immediately turn off consumers...
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Funny story: American Corporation Expresses Thanksgiving Gratitude for "Citizens United"

American Corporation Expresses Thanksgiving Gratitude for "Citizens United"

"Before Citizens United," mused patriotic, all-American (outsourcing aside) corporation Corp. Inc., "I didn't have a great sense of who I really was. I didn't want to be all business, all the time. Now I don't have to be. I'm a person." A little b...
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Funny story: Ringling Bros. Vows to Handle Circus Goats with Kid Gloves; Subsequently Retracts Statement

Ringling Bros. Vows to Handle Circus Goats with Kid Gloves; Subsequently Retracts Statement

Kenneth Feld, CEO of Feld Entertainment, the group that owns Ringling Bros. Circus, recently announced that Ringling Bros. will, effective immediately, exploit for trivial human entertainment fewer wild animals and more and more domesticated animals,...
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Funny story: Obese Americans - and Some Cops - Cease Eating Pigs

Obese Americans - and Some Cops - Cease Eating Pigs

With one-third of Americans obese and a full two-thirds overweight, at least some Americans are re-thinking their pigging out. "I work hard every day to bring home the bacon for my family," explains downtown New Yorker Lance Angelo, who, at a mode...
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Funny story: Secretary of Education Urges Removal of Word "Privacy" from School Dictionaries

Secretary of Education Urges Removal of Word "Privacy" from School Dictionaries

"Privacy is dead, and that's a good thing," pronounced U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in his recent address to Congress regarding the content of dictionaries currently used in federally-funded public schools. "And our dictionaries should ref...
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Spanish senator blames country's 1 trillion euro debt on homosexuals

Luz Elena Sanin says every Spanish gay has been subsidised at around one million dollars apiece by the European Union since 1997. Jeez....


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