The five most popular stories on CNN.com in the past 24 hours, according to NewsPulse.
7 children killed in Pennsylvania house: A fire has killed seven children at a farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania, authorities said.
How the human penis lost its spines: You've read the headline, and it probably made you giggle. Go ahead. Get it out of your system. Then take a deep breath and consider how evolution affected a few specific body parts.
Man gets 25 years to life for beheading wife: A former television executive was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Wednesday for the beheading death of his wife.
Website for those born this way: It started with a photograph. A little boy stands beaming in his plaid jumpsuit, hands on his hips and knee cocked just so.
Former Alice in Chains bassist found dead: Mike Starr, the former Alice in Chains bassist whose battle with drugs was chronicled on the reality TV show "Celebrity Rehab," was found dead in Salt Lake City, Utah.