Lea Rose Emery

Lea Rose Emery

Writer. Comedian. Carb-lover.

Obsessed with all things history, dramatic literature, sex, language, and Aaron Sorkin, all of which she writes about. Outside work she can normally can be found running, reading, doing yoga, or eating bagels. She holds a BA in Political Rhetoric from the Gallatin School at NYU, as well as an LLB and an LLM in Public International Law from the London School of Economics. She uses all of these to write on the internet. List writer for Ranker. Lifestyle writer for Bustle

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  1. +vote Teachers Describe Their Worst Encounters With Nightmare Parents

    Teachers Describe Their Worst Encounters With Nightmare Parents

    1,375 votes
    When teachers vent about parents, you usually hear of pretty shocking stories of terrible people. You can get the normal annoying parents who come in and ...
  2. 21 People Reveal The Funniest Things They've Done To Avoid Sex

    21 People Reveal The Funniest Things They've Done To Avoid Sex

    190 votes
    There are so many ways people will try to seduce someone into having sex with them, but we often forget that there's a flip-side: the funny excuses people ...
  3. 10 Disgusting Crimes Committed by Plastic Surgeons on Their Patients

    10 Disgusting Crimes Committed by Plastic Surgeons on Their Patients

    Far beyond tweaking celebrities and Stepford wives, there is a real dark side to plastic surgery, one that you never see on the red carpet. You may think of ...
  4. 9 Theories About The O.J. Simpson Case That Still Have People Asking Questions

    9 Theories About The O.J. Simpson Case That Still Have People Asking Questions

    Did O.J. kill Nicole? It's one of the most famous unsolved crimes, so well-known that America held its breath while awaiting the trial verdict -  and ...
  5. 8 Women Who Killed Or Attempted Murder While Having Sex

    8 Women Who Killed Or Attempted Murder While Having Sex

    Black widows don't only exist in the movies. A shocking number of people have deliberately committed gruesome crimes during the most intimate moments. Then there ...
  6. Unbelievable Facts About the Horrifying Elizabeth Smart Case

    Unbelievable Facts About the Horrifying Elizabeth Smart Case

    At first the details of what happened to Elizabeth Smart seem straightforward. Horrific, but straightforward. On June 5, 2002, the then 14-year-old ...
  7. Why Do Innocent People Confess To Crimes They Didn't Commit?

    Why Do Innocent People Confess To Crimes They Didn't Commit?

    There are more innocent people who pleaded guilty than you might think. It seems mind-boggling that anyone would confess if they haven't actually done anything ...
  8. 23 People Describe Their First-Hand Experiences With Unexplained Phenomena

    23 People Describe Their First-Hand Experiences With Unexplained Phenomena

    If you want to feel a chill down your spine, these creepy stories about people's experiences with some slightly out-of-this-world phenomenon will do the trick. The ...
  9. 12 Female Crime Lords Who Reigned Over Empires with an Iron Fist

    12 Female Crime Lords Who Reigned Over Empires with an Iron Fist

    While most drug lords you've heard of are probably men, when females are in charge they can be every bit as ruthless - and sometimes much more so. Maybe it's ...
  10. 22 People Share the Creepiest Things Kids Have Said About Imaginary Friends

    22 People Share the Creepiest Things Kids Have Said About Imaginary Friends

    Kids say the darndest — and the most horrific — things. This list's creepy stories come straight from Reddit and is filled with the weirdest things people have ...
  11. 24 Forensic Scientists Describe Their Most WTF Cases

    24 Forensic Scientists Describe Their Most WTF Cases

    If you're glued to every Criminal Mind and Law and Order episode - or just a forensic science geek - this is the list for you. These forensic science horror ...
  12. 23 People Describe Cringeworthy Tales Of Spoiled Rotten Kids

    23 People Describe Cringeworthy Tales Of Spoiled Rotten Kids

    Spoiled behavior coming from a rotten kid feels definitely ranks as one of the most horrible things you can witness in public. When you see a child giving their ...
  13. 14 Crazy Stories Of People Who Survived Unsurvivable Situations

    14 Crazy Stories Of People Who Survived Unsurvivable Situations

    There are people out there who should be dead - people who have lived truly impossible survival stories. These folks who cheated death have tales that seem to ...
  14. 14 Millionaires Who Murdered People And Thought They Could Get Away With It

    14 Millionaires Who Murdered People And Thought They Could Get Away With It

    There's something morbidly fascinating about anyone who thinks they can commit murder and get away with it, but millionaire murderers often have a special sort of ...
  15. +vote 16 People Reveal Their Most Cringeworthy Bikini Wax Horror Stories

    16 People Reveal Their Most Cringeworthy Bikini Wax Horror Stories

    1,775 votes
    Of all possible awkward occasions, awkward bikini wax moments probably induce the most cringing. Anyone who's endured a wax themselves knows how ...
  16. 20 People Share Stories Of Walking Away From Certain Death Without A Scratch

    20 People Share Stories Of Walking Away From Certain Death Without A Scratch

    The closest most people get to a near death experience is usually when they watch a movie. The protagonist somehow escapes a fall, an explosion, and ...
  17. +vote 11 Real Life Robots That Will Give You Nightmares

    11 Real Life Robots That Will Give You Nightmares

    238 votes
    Strap in, because this is a list that that will make your stomach flip - it's all creepy robots that are just a little too realistic. These creations ...
  18. 18 People Describe Terrifying Home Invasions They Lived to Tell About

    18 People Describe Terrifying Home Invasions They Lived to Tell About

    In terms of horror stories that can actually happen to you, home invasion is literally terrifying. The idea of someone lurking uninvited inside a place ...
  19. 9 Facts About The Monstrous Munchausen By Proxy Case of Dee Dee Blancharde

    9 Facts About The Monstrous Munchausen By Proxy Case of Dee Dee Blancharde

    The horrific abuse in the case of Dee Dee Blancharde and her daughter Gypsy is one of the most unreal, jaw-dropping stories of mistreatment and murder you'll ...
  20. 10 Manifestos Of Killers You Can Actually Read Online Right Now

    10 Manifestos Of Killers You Can Actually Read Online Right Now

    When it comes to killer manifestos, the Internet is a veritable goldmine. Maybe it's because so many killers are narcissists - you'd almost have to be to go ...
  21. 19 McDonald's Employees Reveal The Worst Things That Went Down In The PlayPlace

    19 McDonald's Employees Reveal The Worst Things That Went Down In The PlayPlace

    McDonald's may feel like the ultimate treat when you're a kid, but these McDonald's PlayPlace horror stories will make you see it for what it really is: ...
  22. The Absolute Worst Ways Kids Found Out Their Parents Were Getting Divorced

    The Absolute Worst Ways Kids Found Out Their Parents Were Getting Divorced

    If you need a crash course in how to not tell kids about divorce, check out these stories. Telling your kids about divorce never feels easy— ...
  23. Diners Describe The Worst Service They've Ever Gotten At Restaurants

    Diners Describe The Worst Service They've Ever Gotten At Restaurants

    When it comes to bad restaurant service, one normally thinks of waiting 20 minutes for someone to take your order, not stealing your credit card number or ...
  24. People Confess The Most Embarrassing Place They've Ever Thrown Up

    People Confess The Most Embarrassing Place They've Ever Thrown Up

    246 votes
    If you don't have a strong stomach, stay away from this list of the worst places people have vomited—because sh*t gets real, real fast. While you may think the ...
  25. 20 People Share Their Creepiest Classmate Stories

    20 People Share Their Creepiest Classmate Stories

    140 votes
    Given that it is possibly the easiest way to survive adolescence, "being normal" prevents many from making that plunge into social exclusion. But ...

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