March 9th, 2011
11:29 PM ET

The day's most popular stories

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.


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  1. Offtopic

    Born this way? http://Www.narth.com. Get help.

    March 10, 2011 at 1:12 am | Report abuse |
  2. raven

    Condolences to Mike Starrs family . Talented musician and a well loved man . So sad .

    March 10, 2011 at 2:18 am | Report abuse |
  3. Mrs. Felicia N. Jones

    Dear Sir or Madam:

    To whom it may concern: I'd appreciate the honor of your presence at Case: 4:11-cv-00566. Please contact me if your approval of invitation. The information is as follows:
    Magistrate Judge Lee H. Rosenthal on
    June 24,2011 at 8:45 a.m. at
    United States Courtroom 11B,11 Floor
    515 Rusk Avenue
    Houston,Tx 77002

    Please contact me at jonesfelicia94@yahoo.com or jonesfelicia94@facebook.com.

    Sincerely,

    Mrs. Felicia N. Jones

    March 10, 2011 at 2:38 am | Report abuse |
    • ?

      What the heck is this?

      March 10, 2011 at 5:39 am | Report abuse |
  4. Cesar

    25 years for a brutal vicious murder such as that is hardly justice. The victim's family should murder the culprit when he is out on parole.

    March 10, 2011 at 3:48 am | Report abuse |
  5. Hymie Ruybal

    for the last hal hour I have been watching a red flashing light with what appears to have a white cloud above it and a black cloud below it, NW of Salt Lake City. I have no idea what it is. It has been in the same spot in the sky for the last half hour. 2:11 am

    March 10, 2011 at 4:11 am | Report abuse |
    • .

      It's called a "helicopter".

      March 10, 2011 at 5:40 am | Report abuse |
  6. Cesar

    I didn't know humans breeded with neandathals. I would imagine a spiny p*nis would be more pleasant for the female. There are some condoms on the market that are bumpy.

    March 10, 2011 at 7:24 am | Report abuse |
  7. Rain

    That's a smart answer to a difficult quoestin.

    January 3, 2012 at 8:53 am | Report abuse |