December 11, 2012
Jacintha Saldanha had not told her husband or children that she was involved in the incident, meaning the letter may provide their only clue to what prompted the respected nurse to take such a drastic and tragic step.
Nine-year-old Falcon Heene, famous from the Balloon Boy hoax from 2009, is now in a political metal band with other middle schoolers.
Recalling a time when men were men, and women wanted to sleep with them strictly because they owned hyper-stylish axes, previously online-only Best Made just opened in this huge, dramatic space with a clothing rack full of said steel. Go in and grab…
Everyone give a round of applause to this young lady for this set of awesome photobombs. Bravo!
It's a 30-day work year with a year-round commitment. "You can't see Santa over at Chili's smoking a cigarette, like a sloppy drunk."
Well, our creative interpretation of science, at least. Undefeated Ohio State had some pretty good fortune as well.
A Santa at a Boise, Idaho mall helps quiet a newborn, by joining him for a nap.
People who avoid intimacy may have parents who failed to meet their emotional needs, according to new research.
Saks is no longer carrying the line in stores — but this isn't necessarily the sign of failure everyone's making it out to be.
Two of the best dramas ever, mashed up into one incredibly miserable show about drug dealers.
The Tower Bridge was raised for this amazing float, a promotion for an online gaming company.
A big year for women in politics. But in business, the numbers barely budged.
If you couldn't tell by the title, somebody put together an ultimate supercut of cats on treadmills. Even one cat on one treadmill is super and ultimate.
These sparkly, celestial decorations are so awesome, you'll want to leave them up all year. Feel free to cover every non-glittery idea here in glitter and confetti.
Reporter promoted to lead site’s acclaimed political coverage
The Rebel Alliance was an equal opportunity employer. Too bad the real men behind the movies weren't.
The photogenic marathoner, the unimpressed gymnast, and other memes that made for a chuckle-filled 2012 in athletics.
He and the president have frequent phone chats, Oren says.
The Canadian actor best known for playing lovable bipolar rocker Craig on Degrassi is now web-slinging as the titular hero in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.
Sometimes it all starts with an accent and an attitude. At least that’s certainly the case with Jemima Kirke, the British-born, New York City-raised actress who plays Jessa, the sexual extrovert on HBO’s much-talked-about series Girls, so…
The new version features a new, smokeless, cover and removes all mentions of Santa's pipe.
One thing has not been mentioned in Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal's Zero Dark Thirty media blitz: They've broken up. Will it hurt the movie's Oscar chances?
The gang's all here — except for Posh Spice, who showed up late. Of course she did.
And on the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a kitty with a reindeer antler hattttt.
After being a zombie slasher, a pirate mystic and now a Bond girl, Naomie Harris has proven herself to be the epitome of the sexy badass chick archetype. As the gun-toting, MI5 field agent Eve in the recent blockbuster Skyfall, Naomie brought her…
And yet, the Michigan right-to-work law will be signed in the Romney building.
The 43-year-old singer is believed to be dead after her plane went down in Mexico
Because one person actually did. From a reported gas line fire in Sissonville, West Virginia.
2012 was inarguably the most important year in human history. Here's what we've learned.
They're not just for war! A hobby drone pulls off shots that used to be impossible outside of a Hollywood production.
Live-action or cartoon, you know Carl's still not going to stay in the house.
TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Nineteen more graves have been found at a Florida reform school where one former inmate said "the devil was hiding behind every tree," scientists said Monday.
The PAC ActRight, which is run by National Organization for Marriage chief Brian Brown, thinks it's time to start the campaign against Hillary Clinton. "The time to start planning for the defeat of Hillary Clinton is right now."
Books about presidents are for men, wine stoppers shaped like high heels are for women — at least according to a look through top retailers' "For Him" and "For Her" gift sections.
Check out some of the robot technology that will soon be a part of our lives! The future is soon.
Tennis Player Caroline Wozniacki Accused Of 'Racist' Impersonation Of Serena Williams By Stuffing Bra And Pants
The 22-year-old Dane stuffed courtside towels down her kit to mimic the voluptuous figure of Williams during her exhibition match against Maria Sharapova in Sao Paulo.
A new year is upon us, meaning it's time to find NEW ways to be ironically fashionable. Update your closet with this handy trend guide.
Just a week after 4chan users voted North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un to the top of Time magazine's Person of the Year poll, a group of hackers related to 4chan managed to spell out "KJU GAS CHAMBERS" with the poll's top 14 names -- starting with…
For all the nerds in your life. Separated in categories. You're welcome.
Stop whatever you're trying to do. It's time to relive the year's best rap song about Hot Cheetos.
The proposed right-to-work law will prohibit unions from requiring public employees to join and pay dues. The bill, which still needs Gov. Rick Snyder's signature, was approved by lawmakers 58-51 Tuesday. All of these photos were taken today at the Capitol Building in Lansing.
A dream come true. Matheus Candido has done it again.
This is it, people: This is the moment no one's been waiting for.
Tinder's creators call it "an intelligent solution to today's dating woes." But this super-simple dating app shows that simplicity has its limits.
While listening to the Glenn Beck radio program, sometimes it's hard to tell if you're hearing a news segment or the most sophisticated form of product placement known to man.
Frank Ocean! Jack White! Skrillex! Britney on X Factor! Lana Del Rey! AND SO MUCH MORE!
The star was all smiles during his first exchange with reporters since his summer split with Katie Holmes
So. The Adult Video News Awards are coming to Vegas this January, and the fine folks at AVN have decided to hook up one lucky Thrillist reader with a pretty sweet package that includes a free flight, hotel, and passes to all things AVN. But because…
Just another reason why Retta is all kinds of great.
A culmination of everything that happened in Seattle on Sunday. Onward to Maryland and Maine!
A true friend hangs out and doesn't stress if you need to take a break to jump in a puddle. Write that down.
Women currently make up only 9% of Afghan police recruits, and many male officers say working alongside them makes them uncomfortable. That hasn't stopped women from joining, though.
You would think that she would WEAR UNDERWEAR to her big premiere of the year — what is this, 2007 all over again?
Caroline Wozniacki says she was having fun, but the Dane has been accused of racism for mocking her friend's curvy figure.
Toronto's Amir Johnson is such a tough dude.
But not as well as others have done it before them.
If this is what your house looks like, I hate you.
Anna Kendrick has been killing it since long before you knew who Anna Kendrick was. Here's a brief history of her greatness.
And it isn't Cory Booker. State Senator Barbara Buono, a progressive candidate, says she's filed her papers to run for New Jersey governor.
The three were part of the We Hate Hurricanes Comedy Benefit. Not completely sure what's happening here, but I'm sure it was awesome.
The Idler Wheel... is startlingly honest, artistically bold, and undeniably the best album of 2012. It's also one of the most gratifying success stories in music.
With a quick glimpse of awkward teenage Franco!
If Governor Rick Snyder signs bill today, Michigan will become the 24th right-to-work state.
Approximately 30 percent of the population of South Korea celebrates Christmas, and they celebrate awesomely.
Note to consumers: You will not learn to dance the Charlie Brown. Linus Van Pelt III wants to help you overcome your fear of dancing.
Congrats to Frank for making the line "if I could be who you wanted all the time" even more heartbreaking.
I know it's a Tom Cruise movie but you can do better, Tom!
"Fox is great, but those viewers already agree with us," says Appell. Post-election talk of "outreach to the MSM community."
Book a plane ticket to as many of these gems as you can before it's too late, but do not buy real estate.
Here's an exclusive teaser of the new Cold War thriller TV series, which stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as Soviet spies living double lives. And some thoughts about this exciting, smart show!
Aaron Hernandez is running wild in the first half of Monday Night Football against the Houston Texans, and he's celebrating accordingly.
After four months of pouring deliciously inventive cocktails from an unpretentious beach spot, The Broken Shaker shut its doors, and Miamians filled their $16 vodka sodas with tears. But wait! Turns out it was just so they could overhaul the…
In an appearance on ABC News' "This Week," George Will says opposition to gay marriage is "quite literally" dying off with older Americans.
If the mayor of Newark opts out of the governor's race next year, it's because he wants to win in 2014. "It's an easier path."
The actress called 911 to report that one of her Twitter followers was threatening to shoot herself
Charging just a portrait of Darwin for its meat, Flat Iron has evolved from a simple popup to a full-on resto. Retaining the same, signature tender & underused cow-cut and way cheap price, the Soho digs are appropriately hard-hewn, scattered with…
The folks behind Sundevich & Seasonal Pantry have officially taken over their entire block with A&D, a neighborhood bar in a former gallery, where you can now commission works of art...ery-clogging bacon-filled fatness and "dirty juice" cocktails.
Proving Evanston can export more than just self-absorbed journalists and slightly above-average football teams, Edzo's is giving Chicagoans one less reason to take the Purple Line north, now that it's taken its burger craftsmanship and '70s greasy…
Launched by a couple dudes who wanted tourbillons but didn't feel like dropping a carload of cash on a timepiece, OVO Watch Co. peddles dressed up wrist-tickers with Japanese (and soon Swiss) movement at "a radical price point", beginning with the…
Classing up the old Fraiche spot, Public School 310's a gastropub sister to the similarly named happy hour bar (Public School 612) with 70% more dishes and a totally on-theme look full of microscopes, math problems, and books.
Walmart Security Guard Shoots 'Shoplifting' Mother Dead In Parking Lot As She Tries To Escape With Two Young Children
Shelly Frey, (pictured) a 27-year-old mother of two has been fatally shot by an off-duty sheriff's deputy after he suspected her of shoplifting at a Houston Walmart.
With the election over, here are The Guardian's Ana Marie Cox and Huffington Post political reporter Jason Linkins to sift through the latest photos from the White House's Flickr feed and help us anticipate what the Obama second term might have in…
That said, this year’s most popular names aren’t in yet, but that isn’t stopping the fine folks at Nameberry from taking on the “Most Outrageous Baby Names of 2012”, with the big winner going to “Blue”, as in Blue Ivey Carter, the daughter of Jay Z…