New Jersey Children Forced to Shun Sad, Friendless Bear

Caity Weaver · 06/04/13 02:34PM

Bear the bear thought that, maybe, in New Jersey, he would finally make a friend. On Monday morning, he ended up in Montclair, not a bad little town, with its own art museum and a Whole Foods and big green backyards, perfect for a bear and his friends to play in. Scared and alone—his first time in New Jersey’s 60th-most-populous municipality—he began lumbering around, hoping that a friend would find him.

Drunk Florida Woman Calls 911 Out of Loneliness, Gets Arrested

Taylor Berman · 04/17/13 07:38PM

On March 30, a woman in Florida started drinking to combat her loneliness. She soon became drunk. Standard enough, right? We've all been there. Less standard, however, is what the woman did next. According to police reports, 64-year-old Fleurette French then called 911 to report a fake medical issue. When a medic arrived on the scene, French told him the truth.

Union Square Is the Loneliest Place in New York City

Brian Moylan · 11/11/11 02:04PM

There's 74 katrillion people in New York and sometimes it seems like there is absolutely no one, especially when you start researching that great post-modern cry for romantic attention: the Craigslist "Missed Connection" ad. Where do most of these missed connections happen? In Union Square.

If You Have No Friends, Blame Your Parents

Richard Lawson · 01/27/09 04:42PM

The way the world works, you are either cool and have 600 Facebook friends, or you are worthless and only have 40. But it's not your fault. Science says it's genetic.