Southern California Beach Party Ended in a Giant Street Brawl

Gabrielle Bluestone · 04/06/14 10:50PM

An annual party in a Southern California college town turned into a riot when members of the 15,000-person crowd began throwing bricks at police officers, lighting fires, and apparently stabbing each other.

Massive Shopping Brawl Puts Mall of America on 'Lockdown'

Maureen O'Connor · 12/27/11 12:44PM

Minnesota's giant shrine to the gods of mass retail, the Mall of America, erupted into a 200-person melee last night. Thirty police stormed the premises, putting the entire mall on a temporary lockdown. The mallrats are rebelling!

Cairo Mania

Max Read · 02/03/11 03:52AM

[Pro-Mubarak forces (reportedly hired by Egypt's president to cause chaos) clash with anti-government protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square. At least three died and 639 were injured during Wednesday's surprisingly violent protests. Photo via AP]

Egypt Turns Violent

Jim Newell · 02/02/11 06:20PM

The Egyptian protests took a surprisingly ugly turn in Cairo today. Mobs tied to the Mubarak regime emerged to beat back protesters and journalists. Here are some somewhat graphic images of the clashes, so turn away if you're easily disturbed.

Bedbug Panic Hits the Web: The Interactive Map

Maureen O'Connor · 08/27/10 05:54PM

In the mood for some bedbug-related fearmongering and/or pranks? Check out, where users catalog close encounters with the bloodsucking kind. Let us explore this terrorizing website and see whose lives we can ruin with it. Update: Bedbug Registry responds.