Topless Florida Woman Wrecks McDonalds, Pauses to Guzzle Ice Cream

Jay Hathaway · 04/08/14 12:28PM

A Florida woman wearing nothing but a thong rampaged through a St. Petersburg McDonald's Monday, banging her head on the counter and then attempting to take apart the kitchen with her bare hands. Eventually, she chilled out by eating soft-serve straight out of the machine.

Bridezilla Brawl Caught on Closed Circuit Camera

Maureen O'Connor · 03/10/10 02:39AM

After a Detroit shopkeeper declined to alter a wedding dress, the bride's family rended manikkins from their stands and bludgeoned the store's staff, one of whom was mysteriously rendered shirtless. A local news station reports.

Chinese TV Network Totally Pwns Olympics

Hamilton Nolan · 08/21/08 09:24AM

You think NBC is making a good return on its investment for these Olympics? You don't even know what a good return is. NBC had to bid for these Olympic rights in an auction, and they ended up paying more than $1.5 billion for the most recent summer and winter games. But how much did CCTV, the national broadcast network in China, pay for the money-minting opportunity to carry the games in its home country? (Hint: there's nobody for them to bid against):

Live from Beijing, it's the Olympics over the Internet!

Paul Boutin · 08/07/08 01:20PM

If you want to watch the same Olympics coverage that millions of Chinese viewers are tuned into, you can. YouTube has blocked even our IT guy's attempts to get to their clips. But I found this live stream of China's 24x7 Olympics channel, CCTV-5. Unlike most of the streaming sites you could Google up, this one plays instead of hanging my browser. There's a fatter 300-Kbps stream for Windows Media that works if you boost your player's streaming buffer size from the default 10 seconds to a more robust 60 seconds. Two caveats: There's no sound, and not all the games are broadcast in realtime. Right now, CCTV-5 has this morning's no-goal match between the Netherlands and Nigeria.