Oregon Court Upholds Convictions of Couple Whose Sought 'Faith Healing' Instead of Doctor for Baby

The Oregon Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 manslaughter convictions of a faith-healing couple whose premature baby died after a homebirth when they didn’t seek medical treatment. Dale and Shannon Hickman are members of the Followers of Christ church in Oregon City, which the state said has a long history of children… »10/13/15 9:05am5 minutes ago

Playboy Loses the Playboy Within: The Magazine Will No Longer Feature Nudes

Well, there goes the neighborhood, if your neighborhood is magazines being known for the thing they’ve always been known for. Starting in March, after years of circulation struggles, Playboy magazine will no longer include fully nude photos of women, just images of women as naked as you’d see them in any other… »10/12/15 11:00pmYesterday 11:00pm

Qdoba Unveils 'the Quentessa,' a Hot, Imaginary Woman Who Loves Qdoba

Qdoba is tired of playing second fiddle to Chipotle in the world of Fresh-Mex chain restaurants, so they came up with an unusual marketing tactic. She is called the Quentessa, and she’s a hot fantasy woman who is essentially Qdoba’s ideal customer. According to babynamespedia.com, Quentessa is derived from Latin roots… »10/12/15 9:30pmYesterday 9:30pm

Restaurant Customers Who Ate Things Not Intended For Human Consumption

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. This week, we have one of my favorite topics: stories of some of the most bizarre things ever consumed by restaurant customers. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers. »10/12/15 8:45pmYesterday 8:45pm

Carly Fiorina Loses Poll Bump, Probably for Lying Her Head off About Planned Parenthood

Mid-September was a heady time for Carly Fiorina: she did pretty great in the second GOP debate, and subsequently saw a huge surge in the polls. That’s all gone now, probably because she lied and lied and lied some more about Planned Parenthood, and everybody noticed. »10/12/15 6:40pmYesterday 6:40pm

ESPN Shelves Its Kevin Johnson Documentary

Tickets to tonight’s showcase of the documentary Down In The Valley in Sacramento, Calif., just got collectable. It may be the only public viewing the ESPN-produced film, about how Kevin Johnson saved the local NBA franchise, ever gets. Mere hours before showtime for the local premiere at a downtown theater, ESPN said… »10/12/15 6:38pmYesterday 6:38pm

Pyro, Confetti and Deep Lust with BIGBANG, South Korea's Greatest Boy Band

Something I learned at BIGBANG’s concert this weekend in Newark, New Jersey—something I’ve never learned from anyone else over the past 20 or so years of seeing large-scale concerts—is that to execute a successful arena show, a good idea is to play every single song like it’s your last song. »10/12/15 6:20pmYesterday 6:20pm

Save an Extra 30% on Burt's Bees' Other Products

You just named Burt’s Bees your favorite lip balm by a wide margin, and now Amazon is taking an extra 30% off the rest of their products via a limited time coupon. »10/12/15 6:15pmYesterday 6:15pm

California Passes Law Banning Teams From Using 'Redskins' Mascot

On Sunday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law that will officially ban public schools and athletic teams from using the word “Redskins” as a team or mascot name. The move is a lovely gesture, just in time for Columbus Day—a holiday that traditionally celebrates the slaughter of Native Americans—and it shows… »10/12/15 4:50pmYesterday 4:50pm

What Are Your Favorite Women's Running Shoes?

You should run. While it’s true that a litany of shitty things might happen along the way, you’ll feel better, be healthier, and maybe even be a hero. You don’t need the most expensive running shoes on the shelf, but you should buy good ones. So tell us, which running shoes do your feet prefer? »10/12/15 4:45pmYesterday 4:45pm