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We really don't want to be flip or culturally insensitive, but any story that opens with the phrase "renegade Amish group" immediately grabs our full attention. And that's just for starters -- the leader of this outlaw gang of Amish hair-cutting bandits goes by the highly pertinent name of Sam Mullet.

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A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania believes defective stem cells cause male pattern baldness. Apparently the haywire cells cause shrinking follicles that produce microscopic hairs. A cure may be possible.

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What is this, middle school? Women are marching forward in politics, but the new Republican nominee for senator from California is taking us back to the cattiness of the school cafeteria.

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A former U.S. intelligence officer involved in the execution of Ernesto "Che" Guevara has decided to auction a lock of the icon's hair for a minimum of $100,000. The officer is unhappy with Guevara's iconic status, auctioneer Tom Slater says, yet he seems perfectly content to profit from it.

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