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Here’s hoping they keep working on it, but please, save your pre-order money.

5 B.S. Stories That Went Viral: Anti-Roofie Nail Polish

#3. That Anti-Date-Rape Nail Polish Doesn’t Exist

According to the articles on the subject, this new fashion accessory helps women prevent date rape by changing color when exposed to drugs like Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB. As The Washington Post, CNET, USA Today, CBS, and Mashable wonder: does the nail polish help prevent the crime of rape or perpetuate the idea that the onus of prevention lay solely on the victim? Well, here’s Cracked’s take on the subject: it doesn’t matter, because the nail polish totally doesn’t work. Or exist.

According to the project’s creators (four students at North Carolina State University), the thing is actually in an “early R&D” stage, which is another way of saying that it isn’t actually a thing. And if it were? Turns out that only about 3 percent of urine samples from assault victims carry traces of the drugs it detects — or “detects,” since the technique they’re using is notorious for giving false positives. Remember those date-rape preventing coasters? Yeah, they can turn color when exposed to water.

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When did doing something ‘like a girl’ become an insult?

Watch the full Always commercial that seeks to answer this question.

The part that gets me is at the end of the commercial, when they ask one of the first ladies if she had a chance to do her demonstration of “running like a girl” over again, what would she do differently and she says, “I would run like myself.” I legit cried.



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Capone prided himself as a man with style. If he ever killed someone himself, or one of his henchmen killed an important person, hundreds of dollars worth of flowers was sent to the funeral. In one fight between Capone’s men and another gang, an innocent woman was shot, not fatally, and required hospital treatment. Capone personally paid for all the hospital fees. He also would pay for all children’s hospital bills when he visited.


For anon

"The two of them are in love aren’t they?"
"Mhm, but they are always apart. He’s king of the dwarves and lives underground, while she’s cursed to live as a sheep. Only when the clock strikes 12 is she a fairy. So the king appears at that moment, just to catch a glimpse of the girl he fell in love with. What do you bet that the artist who made this clock was separated from the love of his life?"

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