Most Worst

A ran­dom rank­ing of re­cent bad be­hav­ior

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SKIM­MING WITH CON­FI­DENCE

Crim­i­nals are mak­ing it even harder to use a debit card at an ATM: There was a six­fold(!) in­crease in the num­ber of teller ma­chines com­pro­mised by skim­mers in 2015 com­pared with 2014.

OOH, IT MAKES ME WON­DER

Ru­mors have long per­sisted that Led Zep­pelin stole the open­ing to Stair­way to Heaven. And now a judge has ruled there’s enough ev­i­dence for a trial, writ­ing that there are sub­stan­tial sim­i­lar­i­ties be­tween the song and Spirit’s tune Taurus.

BUREAU­CRACY 1, TRANS­PARENCY 0

Ge­or­gia Gov­er­nor Nathan Deal signed into law leg­is­la­tion al­low­ing state ath­letic de­part­ments to de­lay ac­knowl­edg­ing records re­quests for 90 days. So now they have three months be­fore they can of­fi­cially start ig­nor­ing them.

THANKS FOR THE FREE COF­FEE IN 2031

Star­bucks in­tro­duced a re­wards pro­gram that re­quires cus­tomers to spend $62.50 for a free drink, up from about a third of that. Loy­al­ists were so an­gry they’ll def­i­nitely never go to an­other Star­bucks again—ever, ever.

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