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 31 minutes ago

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 46 minutes ago

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 Today 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 Today 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 Today 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 Today 5:05pm

Look at this fucking adorable Easter Shit

Sometimes I feel like I have a biological imperative to find really cute overpriced shit and put their pictures on Pinterest, all cropped asymmetrically at interesting angles with washed-out colors of a Cape Cod Summer Home. I can't help it. I suspect my ovaries might be up to no good and forcing this shit upon me.… » 4/19/14 5:00pm Today 5:00pm

Heartbreaking: Father Murdered Son For Disrupting Video Games, Netflix

24-year-old Cody Wygant was playing video games when his infant son began making too much noise, interfering with Wygant's quality time with his Xbox. Instead of attending to his son's needs, Wygant — who was the child's primary caregiver — chose to suffocate him instead. Then he went back to the television (which can… » 4/19/14 3:20pm Today 3:20pm

Turkey Now Wants to Build All Gay Prisons For 'Protection'

The current administration heading Turkey has announced plans to house gay prisoners in yet to be built all gay prisons. Gay rights groups in the country have expressed concerns about further marginalising LGBT+ persons in a society generally hostile to homosexuality, and where gay prisoners are usually housed in… » 4/19/14 2:51pm Today 2:51pm

Hidden in This Beautiful Jewelry is a Secret Drug-Science Reference

Much as we love the present trend of sticking drug-molecules on everything from coffee mugs to t-shirts, we crave something new. Fortunately, science-themed artist Delftia has a novel take on subtle drug jewelry: pendants that replicate spider webs spun under the influence of psychoactive drugs. » 4/19/14 2:38pm Today 2:38pm

Watch This Guy Eat 100 Peeps in Only Two Minutes

The best part about holidays (besides that some of them come with presents and some of them come with your parents going on a cruise and leaving you alone) is that there's often some kind of food challenge that goes along with the festivities. On Independence day people force hundreds of hot dogs down their throats and … » 4/19/14 2:24pm Today 2:24pm

The New Kylie Minogue B-Side Is Here And It's Awesome

Kylie Minogue's "Golden Boy," a previously unreleased track that was intended to be on Minogue's latest Kiss Me Once dropped this morning to coincide with Record Store Day. Unfortunately, only 1000 copies of the vinyl have been made available for purchase. If you're not keen on fighting your way to the front of the line… » 4/19/14 2:00pm Today 2:00pm

Bud Light Responds to 'Mom Interview' Ad With Inane 'Dad Interview' Ad

Brace yourselves, parodies of that viral "being a mom is the hardest job in the world and we want to sell greeting cards in the most disingenuous way possible" American Greetings ad are coming. Bud Light (AKA the best drink in the world) has already created a response to the original video, selling viewers on another… » 4/19/14 12:37pm Today 12:37pm

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 Yesterday 12:00pm