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Most Likely to Go Under the Knife? Bullies, Their Victims

Scientists find connection between plastic surgery, bullying

(Newser) - There's a link between bullying and plastic surgery, but it's not just among those who've been bullied. Researchers say that the bullies themselves are also more likely to long for cosmetic surgery, reports Refinery29 . It's a finding shown among 2,800 adolescents in the UK interviewed... More »

Guy With 'I Am a Bully' Sign: Judge Is Being Mean to Me

Edmond Aviv does not like holding 'I AM A BULLY' sign at intersection

(Newser) - Edmond Aviv, 62, has a really hard time playing nice in the sandbox: He likes to yell racist slurs at little kids in his neighborhood, especially if they're disabled in some way, regularly smeared a neighbor's car with dog poop, has dumped fabric softener all over a lawn,... More »

Wis. Town Passes $114 Bullying Fine—for Parents

New Monona law would fine repeat bullies and their parents

(Newser) - A Wisconsin town might have finally figured out a way to deal with childhood bullies: fine their parents. As part of an anti-bullying ordinance that passed in Monona late last month, parents of repeat offenders can be ticketed by police and fined up to $114 the first time, and $177... More »

Detroit Cops: 7-Year-Old Killed Self After Bullying

He was also depressed over parents' split

(Newser) - Detroit's police chief calls it "unfathomable": A 7-year-old boy hanged himself from his bunk bed with a belt, depressed over his parents' separation and because he got bullied constantly at school and around his neighborhood, reports the Detroit Free Press . He was discovered by his 14-year-old-sister, who saw... More »

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