We're Totally Buying Something From Oprah's Personal Auction

Oprah is opening up her vault of fancy rich lady wares and holding an auction to rid herself of a few of her least favorite things. The items, culled from her Chicago home, make both zero sense and all the sense at the same time. I might not have originally thought that Oprah would be a fan of giltwood lamb… » 3/26/15 3:10pm 45 minutes ago

Reporter Drives Chinese Couple 500 Miles to Attend Their Own Wedding

In an attempt to learn more about the ever-changing social landscape of Shanghai, NPR's Frank Langfitt has been driving driving citizens around their city and learning their stories. In his most recent installment of the series, he took a break from the usual routine to drive a couple 500 miles to their home village… » 3/26/15 2:50pm Today 2:50pm

Republican Governors Bravely Fight Anti- Prison Rape Laws

The Prison Rape Elimination Act has a pretty self-evident mission, and yet, somehow, there are still people who manage to be against it. PREA, first passed in 2003 and finalized in 2012, establishes basic standards to keep American prisoners from being assaulted by other inmates or (more commonly) guards. Yet a… » 3/26/15 2:15pm Today 2:15pm

Here's Why Queen Elizabeth Didn't Park Her Butt on the Iron Throne

During last summer's trip to Northern Ireland, Queen Elizabeth paid a visit to the Game of Thrones set. But, much to the dismay of fans of Royals Doing Things photography, she declined to sit on the Iron Throne of Westeros for a quick pic. Turns out she wasn't just toying with our emotions—it's all about protocol. » 3/26/15 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

Cop vs. Kid: Watch RTJ's Video for 'Close Your Eyes (& Count to Fuck)'

Run the Jewels just released a chilling political allegory of a video for their standout track "Close Your Eyes (And Count to Fuck)," which features Rage Against the Machine's Zack de la Rocha on the hook and the last verse. Shot in black and white, the video is black versus white: a cop and a kid, fighting and… » 3/26/15 12:20pm Today 12:20pm

Italian American Museum Evicts 85-Year-Old Italian-American Grandma 

Welcome to the new New York: the Italian American Museum, located in what's left of Little Italy, is evicting an 85-year-old Italian-American grandmother surviving on food stamps and Social Security who lives in a building they own. Adele Sarno has lived in her two-bedroom apartment since the 1960s and would like to… » 3/26/15 11:40am Today 11:40am

Live Your Best Life in Big Mac Clothes, Sleep on Sexy Big Mac Sheets

McDonald's is having a great week. After giving absolutely zero fucks about Taco Bell's smear campaign (Ronald should really consider "at least we don't give you the squirts" as a comeback slogan), the restaurant has launched a lifestyle line which will allow fans of the Big Mac to show off their love for the burger… » 3/26/15 11:20am Today 11:20am

Tune Up Your Sock Style with Endless Colors from Happy Socks (30% Off)

Basic essentials like socks are typically an afterthought. But with limitless color combinations and the mindset that there's a pair of socks and underwear for every occasion and style, Happy Socks brings these everyday essentials to the forefront. And right now you can get 30% off all items storewide using promo… » 3/23/15 4:49pm Monday 4:49pm

Is Being A Cheap Ass Slowly Killing Your Soul?

Not having cable seems like a great idea…except for all those times when you wish you had cable. Like during football season. And season premieres. And season finales. And the State of the Union. And Tuesdays.The hidden costs of not having cable can be sneaky at first. You head down to the bar to catch the game and… » 3/26/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm