How Many Americans Wash Their Hands After Using Public Restrooms? [POLL]
A new survey on hand washing has revealed that 70 percent of Americans always wash their hands after using a public restroom, while 29 percent sometimes skip that ever-important, germ-killing step. And yes, 1 percent confessed to never washing their hands after using a public bathroom.
Judy Blume Battling Breast Cancer
Judy Blume, author of many popular children’s books from the 1970s, revealed that she has been privately battling breast cancer since June. She shared the news on her blog, via a humorously written post titled ‘!@#$% Happens.’
Report — Tom Cruise Used to Audition Girlfriends
It has long been rumored that Katie Holmes auditioned for the role of Tom Cruise’s missus via the controversial Church of Scientology, of which Cruise is a high-ranking member. That claim has been disputed, but a new blockbuster Vanity Fair article claims that Holmes wasn&CloseCurlyQ…
Orthodontist Sued for Leaving Braces on Patient for 11 Years
Eleven years. That’s how long Devin Bost, now 22, was outfitted with braces on his teeth. We know what you’re thinking. Those must have been some crooked chompers, right? Wrong. Turns out that Bost is now suing Oregon orthodontist Brad Chvatal for $150,000, along with $35,100 in attorney fees, as co…
Deaf Child Prohibited From Signing His Own Name Because It Looks Like a Gun — Is It Fair? …
Hunter Spanjer, a deaf preschooler in Grand Island, Nebraska, is being prohibited from signing his name (in sign language) because administrators at his school believe that the gesture he uses looks like a gun.
Alabama Man Battles Town Over Right to Keep Wife’s Remains Buried in Front Yard of Home
An elderly Alabama widower is doing battle with local officials over his right to keep his late wife’s remains buried in the front yard of his home.
300-Pound Pee Wee Football Player Banned from League Due to Size — Is It Fair? [POLL]
A 12-year-old boy in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area who is six feet tall and weighs 300 pounds is being denied the opportunity to play football with his friends, thanks to his size.
Louisiana School Forcing Students Suspected of Being Pregnant to Take Tests — Is It Fair? …
If the administration at the Delhi Charter School in Delhi, Louisiana suspects a student of being pregnant, they are forcing the girls to take pregnancy tests.
Man Fired from Job for Berating Chick-fil-A Employee, Gay Couple Makes Bold Move By Inviti…
That old adage “Don’t ask me, I just work here” certainly applies to the Chick-fil-A controversy, where the fast food chain’s financial support of anti-gay organizations has become a cultural hot topic.
Smoker Fired for Smelling Like Cigarette Smoke — Is It Fair? [POLL]
Smoking is banned in a lot of places, since people don’t want to breathe in the fumes. But to fire someone from their job for smelling like smoke seems a bit excessive, no? Turns out it’s a loaded argument.