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May 30, 2002

Boy brings fetuses for show + tell
New York Daily News | Submitted by: Soylent
"A 13-year-old Brooklyn boy stunned his teacher yesterday when he brought preserved Siamese twin fetuses to school for a macabre show-and-tell session, officials said... Although cops are investigating, no charges were expected to be filed against the boy or his family."

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FBI to become more Big Brotherly
Wire Services | Submitted by: Rosco
"Thirty years after the government imposed guidelines to curtail domestic spying [imposed for a damn good reason: ABUSE BY AUTHORITY], Attorney General John Ashcroft will loosen rules that restrict surveillance at public gatherings, religious and political organizations and surfing the Internet." The pendulum swings again.

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School shooter profiling starts early
Indianapolis Star | Submitted by: anonymous
"An Oaklandon [Indiana] Elementary School first-grade teacher was reprimanded this week for an inappropriate statement she made to her class. Cathy Farrar, an 18-year teacher in Lawrence Township Schools, told her class that if they didn't quit picking on a little girl, she is the type of individual who by the fifth grade would bring a gun to school and shoot them."

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Blair to have tea with porn king
Sydney Morning Herald | Submitted by: george_lazenby
"The Prime Minister is to meet Richard Desmond, publisher of titles such as Big Ones and Horny Housewives, plus a live sex Web site, in the next few weeks."

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Decriminalizing marijuana leads to less crime
BBC | Submitted by: george_lazenby
"The south London borough which is piloting a scheme to treat cannabis offenders more leniently has seen a dramatic drop in the level of street crimes. The number of robberies and muggings in Lambeth has halved in the last six months, and the latest figures for this month show the trend is continuing." DUH!

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Quark bullets new astrophysical threat
London Telegraph | Submitted by: george_lazenby
"The scientists looked for events producing two sharp signals, one as it entered Earth, the other as it emerged again. They found two such events, both in 1993. The first was on the morning of October 22. Seismometers in Turkey and Bolivia recorded a violent event in Antarctica that packed the punch of several thousand tons of TNT. The disturbance then ripped through Earth on a route that ended with it exiting through the floor of the Indian Ocean off Sri Lanka just 26 seconds later - implying a speed of 900,000 mph."

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The wrong animals are in the cages
Buffalo News | Submitted by: wingnut
"Though zoo staff members and private security officers were out in force, Fernandes said, they couldn't stop the mischief, most of which was committed by teenagers. It included: Parents dangling small children over the railings outside the bear and lion and tiger exhibits, despite clearly posted danger warnings." WE HOPE THEY WERE THEIR OWN CHILDREN AND NOT RENTALS.

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Pak will use nukes even in conventional war
Times of India | Submitted by: John
Pakistan's ambassador to the United Nations, after only 2 days on the job, says that in the event of war with India that they will use nuclear weapons, even if India sticks to using only conventional military forces.

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Amish Gone Wild II
NPR | Submitted by: metaload
"In making her documentary, filmmaker Lucy Walker found hundreds of Amish teenagers congregating in "barn hops" and "hoedowns". "They all come together and there will be three fields filled with cars and horse and buggies... and these barns crammed with very drunk teenagers." One 18-year-old with an escalating drug habit idolizes the late rapper Tupac Shakur, and hopes to follow his father into the Amish ministry."

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Bloke drove around with body for a year
Daily Record | Submitted by: atomic tony tiki
"Divorcee Allen then wrapped her body up in polythene, a carpet and a sheet, and placed it in the boot of his Ford Escort. Police found his victim's rotting remains nearly a year later, following a tip-off that Allen was still driving the vehicle - despite claiming he had sold it months before Ella's disappearance." Note, Ford Escorts have trunks, Bentleys have boots.

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Hells Angel in Queen's jubilee procession
BBC | Submitted by: anonymous
"A Hell's Angel known as Snob will lead a cavalcade of fellow bikers in a jubilee procession past the Queen next Tuesday. Here the biker, also known as Alan Fisher, tells how he came to be courted by those at the very heart of the establishment."

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Death by videogame
Electric New Paper | Submitted by: anonymous
"Dr Choi Kin, president of the Practising Estate Doctors Association, said the flashing light from the computer screen might have caused Lai's sudden death. He said a long-term concentration of flashing light was dangerous, adding that computer game enthusiasts should let their eyes rest for a few minutes every hour." After saying that, this doctor still has his license?

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The Shut-In Nation
International Herald Tribune | Submitted by: Son of Benway
"As many as a million Japanese - most of them young men - are considered shut-ins, either literally cloistered in their rooms or refusing to work and avoiding all social contact for periods ranging from six months to more than 10 years...In a few recent cases, socially withdrawn young men have committed shocking crimes, including a 27-year-old who kidnapped a 9-year-old girl in 1990 and kept her in his room for nine years. His mother, who lived downstairs, was never permitted to enter his room."

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Dumb Law Student Autodarwins
Times | Submitted by: f00f
"She put on a mask, found an imitation gun and went to the university to hold up a terrified cleaner, demanding he hand over his keys. As a red herring, she stole some money from the man to make it look as if her motive was theft. To her frustration, the keys did not fit the doors of the rooms where the examination papers were kept. Two nights later, she crept back and broke into the offices, tampering with her papers to change her result from 2:2 to 2:1." How good a landshark could she have been if she couldn't even get away with that?

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China's friendly neighborhood trench warfare
International Herald Tribune | Submitted by: Son of Benway
"A schoolboy fight had rekindled an old clan feud, and hot words led to preparations for battle. The villagers built earthen ramparts and gun emplacements. They fashioned cannons from empty gas cylinders and cantaloupe-sized projectiles from scrap metal...Finally the villages began pummeling each other with their crude weapons, shooting hundreds of cannonballs across broad rice paddies in two daylong battles, one in December 1998 and the second the following January. Twelve people were killed and 60 homes destroyed, local residents said. A truce was called only after a volley hit the wrong village..."

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Mother-son team in penis pill bust
aztrib.com | Submitted by: freakymeatballs
"A Scottsdale company selling phony penile-enlargement pills over the Internet has been shut down and $30 million to $60 million of its operatorsí assets have been seized, the Arizona Attorney Generalís Office said Wednesday."

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ATM's taught to read emotions
Tech TV | Submitted by: Cannabis Kid
In an attempt to give consumers a better banking experience, NCR is teaching ATMs to discern emotions. "Schrader recalled one experiment in which researchers from the USC psychology department showed people pictures of other people being killed, and the experiment participants actually laughed." To quote The Simpsons "It's funny 'cause it's not me."

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