February 21, 2013
Using math and science to fleece your friends and coworkers. Nate Silver would be proud.
To get you PUMPED for tonight's episode (that will for sure make you cry).
UPDATE: The TSA has commented on the incident, wherein agents "detained" a three-year-old girl and "confiscated" her stuffed animal because she was in a wheelchair. She and her family were on their way to Disney World.
Communities that would be hit hard by the sequestration are talking notice as Americans wait to hear if a deal will be reached or they will furloughed from work.
An unwillingness by nominees like Lew to discuss specifics makes the meetings meaningless, spokesman says.
Because seeing a male was the most exciting thing that could happen.
Art history just took a turn for the bizarre. Artist Hillary White excels at turning classic art on its head.
Some prime examples of map porn for all my fellow amateur cartographers to get lost in. Get it?
And it's the same model rifle that Adam Lanza used in Newtown.
"Let us trim our hair in accordance with Socialist lifestyle!"
He's loud. He's mean. He may be a goat.
Flying Dinosaurs and Klingons.
A little-known lending program skirts financial institutions — and the credit agencies that police them.
Curtis High School in Staten Island is now learning a good lesson about teenagers on Twitter.
"It was a butt tweet" is the cool new explainer for things you tweeted but probably shouldn't have. But what if it really WAS a butt tweet? What if our butts have something to tell us?
The conservative radio star blames insults to his intelligence and a "fear and panic" strategy rolled out by Democrats, Republicans and the media in response to proposed spending cuts.
Georgia police used an unoffical Facebook account to inform a woman of her son's death 20 days after he was killed.
These wonderful bakeries donate some of their profits to charities. All you need to do to help is eat cookies.
Strangely enough, this story doesn't have anything to do with Florida.
Under fire from conservatives, Lew fields a whopping 444 written questions from lawmakers.
"There are certain things that have been used to put down black people — watermelon, fried chicken." The chalk board ad has since been removed.
That is how much they value Jordan Crawford: they gave him away basically for free.
Between Nicole Richie and Paris Hilton's My New BFF there was Kim. These are the things we miss about them most.
In an interview from the Oval Office, Obama tells Rev. Al Sharpton Republicans can't see "obvious answer right in front of them."
This hat. This HAT!
The short clip makes it appear as if Obama is pledging his support for the sequester rather calling on Congress to come up with a broad approach to avoid it, using his veto as part of a threat to force a plan.
Because your own engagement party, bridal shower, bachelorette party, and wedding aren't ritual enough.
Last night, Sony didn't announce a new console, it founded a new religion. And from what we saw, it's only for the true believers.
His lawyer agrees the 1993 World Trade Center plotter should be imprisoned but thinks human contact would pose no threat.
Acquiring the most available free agent in cable news could put a serious exclamation mark on MSNBC's recent hiring spree.
So bright! And they would like to be in your kitchen.
Who invited Taylor Swift?
After Snapchat took the app world by surprise, a new motto for tech: the teens are always right
In a strange world, Waffle House glows like a beacon of hope. A beacon of buttery, fluffy, pecan-and-syrup-topped hope.
Ted Nugent's favorite lawmaker, Rep. Steve Stockman, produces best email subject line of the week.
Nike distances itself from an athlete facing premeditated murder charges in Africa.
The Donald tweeted -- and then quickly deleted -- some Lil' Wayne lyrics. (h/t Jared Keller)
Because they're happening. Blame Milan.
What Argo, Zero Dark Thirty, Lincoln, Beasts of the Southern Wild and Django Unchained would look like acted out by five and six year olds.
It's crazy that people actually lived like this.
"Please, No African American Nurses to care for [redacted] Baby per Dad’s request."
The PAWSCARS. It's put on by the American Humane Association and is exactly what it sounds like.
That globe of hot plasma could swallow the Earth whole. No big deal.
"We got thrown on a dance floor, and with no choreography, and they just said, 'Dance together! And don't step on toes!'" recalls Urban.
NASA has captured perhaps the most beautiful footage of the sun ever recorded.
A gun battle between moving vehicles resulted in a taxi catching on fire and exploding in a busy intersection of Las Vegas.
Fauja Singh will run his last race in Hong Kong this Sunday. "I fear that when I stop running, people will no longer love me."
He picked it up on cable news, his office says.
"The Dred Scott decision had to be repealed, we have to repeal Citizens United," Massachusetts Democrat says days after meeting with black clergy.
Lead investigator, Detective Hilton Botha, faces seven counts of attempted murder in South Africa.
The President talked to ABC7 in San Francisco about golfing with Tiger in an interview tonight.
A schedule released by Gov. Shumlin last Friday shows Jindal on the program, but the governor is no longer slated to attend. A spokesman says the Shumlin schedule was premature. [Updated]
Sony's first new console in seven years.