Local Women Escapes Predator: "A 22-year-old woman seized her chance on Monday to escape from a violent pimp who was convicted in March of beating her with a belt and a bamboo stick as punishment for trying to run away from him, according to King County prosecutors," writes the Seattle Times.
Local Women Escapes Predator, Pt 2: After a lynx bit its Bellevue owner’s girlfriend on the arm Friday.
Knowledge Causes Shortsightedness: Many students in Asian cities are experiencing visual impairment from studying too hard indoors, some study says.
Prepare to Be Moonstruck: Tonight's super moon will appear 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than it normally does in the sky.
"I, Unibomber Ted Kaczynski, Still Believe in Global Warming... Do You?" Climate denier group Heartland Institute pulls billboards depicting mass murderers endorsing global warming (as a reverse-peer-pressure stunt?) 24 hours after the ads went up. The billboards were meant to support the group's upcoming Climate Denial Conference, which sounds like a total hoot.
Twenty-Three Corpses: Fourteen headless bodies were found stuffed in a car and another nine bodies were discovered hanging from a bridge in Nuevo Laredo, a small town right across the river from Texas and some say the epicenter for the Mexican drug war.
Seattle Needs One of These: Cabbie becomes Chicago's most popular by arranging rides through Twitter in lieu of making people call a stupid taxi service and then wait and wait and wait.