04/08/2011 03:44 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

The Psychometer: Who's Gone Too Far This Week? (PICTURE)

Sometimes it seems like the news cycle is an extended battle of who can act the craziest and who can get away with it. Determining what lunacy is worth our time and attention can be a daunting task. But every week, we fill you in with our state-of-the-art Psychometer to help our readers figure out who the most absurd figures from the last seven days are. Scroll over each picture to find out why they earned their place on the meter!