December 19, 2011
In an interview with Newsweek/The Daily Beast, Vice President Biden had some interesting things to say about the Taliban and the United States' continuing efforts to bring stability to the region.
Ever since Vanessa Bryant filed for divorce on Friday evening, with TMZ reporting that she was tired of Kobe Bryant's infidelity, rumors have been flying over who Kobe could have possibly been stepping out with.
Eating at airports can be a challenge, but the situation has drastically improved over recent years. In most cases, if you know what you're doing, you can actually eat pretty well. And to that aim, all the Eater city sites today have put together so…
'Tis the season for Kardashians in formal wear! In a post on her blog Monday, Kim Kardashian unveiled the family's annual Christmas card photo, featuring all of the Kardashians and Jenners dramatically posed together. And this year's picture has a t…
Kim Kardshian just revealed the Kardashian Khristmas Kard for this year, and it’s about as over-the-top as you’d expect it to be. It has the entire family modeling formal menswear looks, with the exception of momager and matriarch, Kris Jenner, who’…
Maybe what I am about to say will come as a surprise to some. But it's something I've known about myself for years. I have a hard time networking with white guys. And I think they have a hard time networking with me, too. I’m not saying I don’t ha…
Silent Hill 2 doesn't offer the same path of tantalizing rewards we've come to expect from video games; at every turn it seeks to alienate, disturb, and frustrate. And protagonist James' journey isn't one that leads to satisfying answers, given the …
The Classical is a fantastic new sports site for the discerning sports fan that fills a much-needed hole in the sports blogosphere. Brought to you by a team of writers from (among other venerable publications) Free Darko, The Awl, n+1, and Yahoo! Sports, The Classical aims to "write about sports the way that smart people talk about sports," which, good for them. If you're someone who enjoys both sports and reading, you should give it a look.
DURK KNIGHT DURK KNIGHT DURK KNIGHT! (*wheeze, inhaler*)… If you’ve suffered through badly-bootlegged prologues and photocopied script pages in order to get the faintest, frothy whiff of Dark Knight Rises musk, this is the moment you’ve been waiting…
As if the Steam Holiday Sales in years past was not enough, Valve has decided to continue the trend established this summer of making Steam sales much more involved than mere sales. Like the Steam Summer Sale, there are plenty of deals on games,…
Could this be further proof of President Obama's "evolving" views on gay marriage?! Either way, this is sweet of him.
Scoring an own goal is one of the most embarrassing things that can happen in soccer. At least that's how it usually is. In this case, it's beyond impressive.
The autocratic tyrant from the People's Republic of Wadiya (who may or may not be Sacha Baron Cohen) mourns the passing of a fellow megalomaniacal dictator. Okay, he's definitely Sacha Baron Cohen's character from The Dictator.
TSA's greatest weakness. Look at these kittens! Look at them! It's not like you're getting any work done this week anyway.
With Kim Jong-Il's passing, we take a look at the three sons he fathered, and why the youngest is taking the reigns.
Watch Rick Perry try to explain to a teenager why he thinks being gay is wrong.
Updated with further analyst commentary.
From the halftime of yesterday's Broncos-Patriots game. This should get you in the holiday spirit.
Cats make talented hypnotists. This is probably how cats take over human souls.
A firefighter in Guatemala rappels down a bridge to deliver presents to children living in a slum. Badass and heartwarming at the same time. "Badheartening"? "Asswarming"? Ew. Never mind.
These people are to our current economic times what the Joads were to The Great Depression. Oh wait, the Joads weren't the rich people who didn't have to move or worry about jobs? Man I should re-read that book.
Kim Jong-Il deemed his second son, Kim Jong Chol, "too feminine" to take power. This poem that Jong Chol wrote (under the pseudonym Chol Pak) entitled "My Ideal World" might have something to do with that.
This picture, taken this morning, sums up how much South Koreans will miss the freshly departed Dear Leader of the North. Yeesh...tell us how you REALLY feel, Unknown Man In Seoul.
In the sixth-season finale, Dexter and Homicide try to stop the Doomsday Killers from committing one final murder, while Debra deals with a new emotional situation.
Ha ha, here's the greatest picture of the end of the Iraq War, by Al-Jazeera's Gregg Carlstrom: the assigned seats at the "Yay The Iraq War Is Over" ceremony also informed attendees in which bunker they should take shelter, in case they were all bom…
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Police in Oregon said they arrested a man accused of assaulting fellow Toys R Us customers with a toy light saber.
Because when a dictator dies, people need to tweet about it. These were the best that Twitter had to offer.
South Korea's Yonhap News Agency is reporting that the North Korean dictator died of fatigue yesterday morning during a 17 hour train ride. This is his life in images.
In Dita Von Teese's profile in the Times' "What I Wore" feature, she details the outfit she wore while walking through the English countryside during a friend's weekend-long birthday celebration.I wore a Louis Vuitton tartan waistcoat and paired it …
Even the most seasoned travelers get their bags lost sometimes, but there are some easy steps anyone can take to prevent them getting lost in the first place, or getting them back quickly if they do.
BATON ROUGE, La., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Louisiana health officials warn the improper use of neti pots is linked to two deaths in the state caused by a so-called brain-eating amoeba.
The Brave Women Of The Middle East: Female Protesters Brutally Beaten With Metal Poles As Vicious Soldiers Drag Girls Through Streets By Their Hair In Day Of Shame
After being viciously beaten by a 10-strong mob of Egyptian soldiers, this woman lies helplessly on the ground as her shirt is ripped from her body and a man kicks her with full force in her exposed chest during protest in Cairo.
I actually found this kind of fascinating and soothing. You may be less interested, but that's not really my problem, is it? I am getting a little tired of you and your constant need for entertainment. If you can't sit back and enjoy a simple video …