Teen makes tearful apology to wisdom teeth after surgery

Some people will tell you that pain is the basis of spiritual growth. Sorrow, regret and eventually letting go are life lessons we all go through at some point. But not all of us experience those painfully emotional moments in association with our wisdom teeth. And even fewer have had to deal with the moment [...]

Obese airline passengers should pay extra, economist says

(Reuters) - Airlines should charge obese passengers more, a Norwegian economist has suggested, arguing that "pay as you weigh" pricing would bring health, financial and environmental dividends. Bharat Bhatta, an associate professor at Sogn og Fjordane University College, said that airlines should follow other transport sectors and charge by space and weight.

More than 300,000 homes are foreclosed "zombies," study says

ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - A national survey found 301,874 "zombie" properties dotting the U.S. landscape in which homeowners in foreclosure have moved out, leaving vacant property susceptible to vandalism and degradation.

Obese airline passengers should pay extra, economist says

(Reuters) - Airlines should charge obese passengers more, a Norwegian economist has suggested, arguing that "pay as you weigh" pricing would bring health, financial and environmental dividends.

Louis A. Del Monte: Time Travel to the Future Is Real

Few subjects in science evoke more emotion than time travel. Humankind's fascination with time travel dates back thousands of years. Although, there is no consensus recognizing which written work was the first to discuss time travel, many scholars argue that the Mahabharata, from Hindu mythology, is the first, dating between 700 BCE (Before the Common/Current/Christian Era) to 300 CE (Common/Current/Christian Era).

Eli Roth's Lost 'Phantom Menace' Takedown

Turns out Eli Roth, the director of "Hostel," was not a fan of "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace." At least he wasn't back in 1999, when he wrote this scathing takedown -- which, since it was published before the movie even opened, stands as one of the first reviews of the prequel ever written.

Segs In The City Loses Lawsuit, Free Speech Not Violated

WASHINGTON -- The operators of a Washington Segway tour business have lost a lawsuit against the city over regulations that require tour guides to be knowledgeable about city history and architecture.

Research Dates Jesus' Alleged Burial Shroud To 1st Century, Suggests Its Real

After decades of speculation, new research suggests that the Shroud of Turin, one of the Catholic Church's holiest relics, may be the real deal.

WATCH: Van Halen Frontman Had Insurance Policy For WHAT?

Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth, one of Rock & Roll's greatest singers, told HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski Monday that he once insured his penis with Lloyd's of London.

Nearby Town Overwhelmed By Porn Requests

CAMARILLO, Calif. — The Camarillo City Council has instituted a 45-day moratorium on production of pornographic movies, as it decides how to handle a recent rush of film permit requests.

Officials did not disclose the number of permits recently requested but Assistant City Attorney Don Davis tells the Ventura County Star ( ) the amount is "unusual" for the city. http://bit.ly/11SFPDS
The moratorium was passed unanimously Wednesday night.

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