Hyphen happy?

What’s up with the writers on the Yahoo! front page and their need to join random words with hyphens? Why in God’s green earth would you put a hyphen between a word functioning as an adjective and the noun it modifies?

It’s like referring to the “green-lamp” or “empty-head.”

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