​Man Steals Dog, TV from Woman On First Date, Returns Items Days Later

Over the weekend, one poor woman went through quite the ordeal. Last Thursday night, a New Jersey woman went on a first date with a man she met online. Seems pretty normal, right? Well, she decided to bring him home, and while she had her back turned in another room, buddy took the opportunity to take off with not only … » 4/20/14 5:30pm 12 minutes ago

​Laura Prepon Back Full-Time for Orange Is The New Black Season 3

Amidst the crazy rumors of her budding romance with Tom Cruise, which I guess are not true, Laura Prepon has decided that she is going to rejoin the cast full time for the third season of Orange is the New Black, that is, if there is a third season. Also, SPOILER ALERT: Her character Alex Vause apparently doesn't die… » 4/20/14 5:00pm 42 minutes ago

Weedster May Have Been Too Much For Us To Handle

Today is a very very special day. In a most spectacular convergence, everyone’s favorite candy-related New Testament holiday has fallen on April 20, which also happens to be everyone’s favorite weed-related holiday. The event has lovingly been dubbed ‘Weedster,’ and it’s basically Haley’s comet meets the Blood Moon.… » 4/20/14 4:20pm Today 4:20pm

Of Penises and Planets: On Labels in Science and Culture

Just what counts as a penis? A debate over what to call the genitals of an unusual group of cave insects has broader implications, because it gets right at the heart of science and science communication: what's the relationship between the labels we use in science and the way those labels are understood by our culture? » 4/20/14 4:01pm Today 4:01pm

​Student Asks Miss America to Prom, Gets Suspended

Miss America Nina Davuluri recently visited a Pennsylvania high school to talk about the importance STEM careers, and during a Q & A session 18-year-old Patrick Farves took it upon himself to ask Ms. Davuluri to prom. Honestly anyone who noticed that a nationwide pageant winner was visiting a high school in springtime… » 4/20/14 3:23pm Today 3:23pm

Dumb Survey Says Your Name Predicts How Much of a Gold Digger You Are

I love the surveys that make it to the top of the Daily Mail. They're personally relevant enough to read and outrageous and trivial enough to be totally entertaining. The latest survey that they cover does not disappoint. According to data pulled by something called DirtSearch.org, a background/criminal check/stalking… » 4/20/14 2:31pm Today 2:31pm

White House Refuses to Comment on Justin Bieber Deportation Petition

The people had spoken. Over 273,000 people signed the We The People petition, expressing their right to free speech and interest in America's immigration policy and devoting countless hours to the singular cause of having the United States government tell noted Canadian thing Justin Bieber to GTFO. But the government… » 4/20/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

​Judge Issues Final Dismissals of Lululemon Lawsuits

The long, convoluted, and just plain awful battle between sheer leggings purveyor Lululemon and its shareholders has finally come to an unfulfilling end because apparently there's no real legal statue regarding being an asshole. Chicago Tribune reports that in the past week or so, US District Judge Katherine Forrest… » 4/20/14 12:30pm Today 12:30pm

​Transgender Woman Running for Parliament in India

On the heels of India's Supreme Court granting legal recognition to third gender citizens known as hijra, a transgender woman from southern India has set off on a campaign for a seat in Indian parliament. Bharati Kannamma, 53, is seen as the first trans candidate in a general election, running as an independent for the … » 4/20/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Saturday Night Social: The Night Belongs to Adrianne Wadewitz

Tonight we bid farewell to Adrianne Wadewitz, a scholar of 18th century British literature and one of the most prolific Wikipedia editors the world has known. If you've ever used the crowd-sourced encyclopedia to find information on female writers (especially those from Dr. Wadewitz's area of expertise), it's likely… » 4/19/14 7:15pm Yesterday 7:15pm

Human Barbie Valeria Lukyanova Posts 'Makeup-Free' Selfies

The last time we caught up with Valeria Lukyanova, the woman who has become famous for her quest to look like Barbie, she was feuding with human Ken and saying some pretty offensive shit about feminism and "race-mixing." Now, Lykyanova has made headlines again by posting makeup free selfies. » 4/19/14 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

S. Korean Surgeon 'Going to Hell' for Sex Reassignment Surgeries

Dr. Kim Seok-Kwun is known as the "father of South Korean transgender people," and he is the leading surgeon performing sex reassignment surgeries in South Korea. Despite his own strong Christian beliefs, he says he has come to the decision that performing SRS for his patients is the right thing to do, even if it earns… » 4/19/14 6:12pm Yesterday 6:12pm

Banging in Public Bathrooms is D.C.'s Hottest Trend. Is Your City Next?

If breaking a public bathroom sink with only the force of your thrusts of ecstasy is a dream you have not realized, you may want to pack your hazmat suit (because public bathrooms, am I right?) and head to Washington D.C., land of beautiful monuments, center of American politics, and home to the newest sex trend:… » 4/19/14 6:07pm Yesterday 6:07pm

Monsters Inc. Is Even Cuter With Kittens

It's been a while since The Pet Collective has come out with a kitten version of a Disney film. So far they've tackled films like Toy Story, Beauty And The Beast and The Little Mermaid, but they've hit their biggest production values yet with this important kitten remake of Monsters Inc. » 4/19/14 6:05pm Yesterday 6:05pm

Watch Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Play The Newlywed Game

My god, is there anything better than watching Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen interacting with each other? They laugh, they sing, they bicker like an old married couple. And even though the two have been friends for what seems like forever, they still have lots of trouble answering questions about each other's… » 4/19/14 5:05pm Yesterday 5:05pm

Meet the Maids Who Clean Manhattan's Filthy Apartments and Messy Lives

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What really goes on in Manhattan's glass apartments? To welcome back Lifetime's primetime drama Devious Maids, Studio@Gawker sent out a reporter to ask three real-life New York City housecleaners about their jobs, their lives, and their clients. Here's the dirt she dug up. [Note: All names have been changed with the… » 4/18/14 12:00pm Friday 12:00pm