Jackass President Damn Near Busts His Ass

Hamilton Nolan · 03/30/15 02:16PM

Commander-in-"Whoops!" Barack Obama nearly tumbled down a whole god damn set of airplane stairs today after seemingly failing to master a skill that even toddlers have grasped—putting one foot in front of the other.

Drunken Idiot Tries to Pedal Bike Mounted on Storefront

Jay Hathaway · 12/30/14 02:35PM

At the urging of a "friend," this presumably inebriated definitely idiot attempted to scale the half-bicycle mounted 12 feet up—for decorative purposes only, it should be emphasized—on the façade of RV&E Bikes in Canandaigua, New York. You already know what happened next.

Alex Trebek Injured While Chasing Burglar

Richard Lawson · 07/27/11 03:29PM

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek arrived at the National Geographic World Championship, which he was hosting, on crutches today. Apparently he fell while "chasing a burglar" at 2:30 am at his San Francisco hotel and snapped his Achilles tendon. Hm. I'll take improbable explanations for $800. Also, what is: ouch. Jeopardy jokes! [ABC 7, photo via Getty]

Toddler Falls Ten Stories, Is Caught by Passer-By

Max Read · 07/04/11 11:22AM

How are your baby-catching skills? Probably not as good as those of Wu Juping, a 32-year-old Chinese woman who apparently caught ("bare-handed," according to state news agency Xinhua) a two-year-old girl who'd fallen from a tenth-floor apartment.

Woman Swept to Her Death Over Niagara Falls

Seth Abramovitch · 06/02/11 01:51AM

Visitors to Niagara Falls were shocked Wednesday as they watched a woman, still alive, float past them and over the edge of the falls. She didn't survive the 180-foot plunge. Boat crew members of the legendary Maid of the Mist quickly found the 51-year-old woman's body and pulled it from the water. Reuters reports that authorities acknowledge it "may have been a suicide." [Daily Mail, Reuters, screengrab of scene via WIVB.com]

'Play-Fighting' Model Falls from Hotel Window, Killing One

Max Read · 05/29/11 10:19AM

A model and a dancer fell from a hotel window in Atlanta while "play-fighting," leaving one dead and one in critical condition at the hospital. LaShawna Threatt (pictured), a 30-year-old model and party promotor, and Ciara Williams, a dancer, were wrestling with each other in a room at the W hotel in midtown Atlanta following Threatt's birthday party when they apparently broke through a window and fell. Threatt landed on the roof of a structure below, dying immediately, while Williams fell another 20 feet, and remains in the hospital in critical condition. Police believe it was an accident. [AJC]

Watch Gayle King Accidentally Walk Into a Wall on Late Night

Whitney Jefferson · 03/31/11 01:30PM

When Oprah's BFF appeared on Jimmy Fallon's late-night show, she had a bit of a malfunction when she knocked into the wall during her entrance. She admits to trying "to play it off like I was just dancing" as soon as her interview started.

Now We Need Pacemakers for Our Tummies

Hamilton Nolan · 03/04/11 05:15PM

Sleep losers! Stomach pacemakers! Pork sloganeers! Cadmium poisoners! Cancer fallers! Food fighters! Proton inhibitors! Mite worriers! And puppy survivors! It's your Friday Health Watch, where we watch your health—with little to no equilibrium!

Cute Kid Christmas Fail at the Airport

Christopher Han · 12/23/10 01:30PM

As stated in his brief local news interview, this little boy has been waiting for Christmas for too long. He's a sweet kid, but none too bright when it comes to running into strollers.