Some Fool Paid $255 For the Last Crumbs Cupcake

This week has been quite the emotional roller coaster for lovers of Crumbs cupcakes. First we hear that Crumbs has decided to close all its stores amid the dire financial crisis that is the bursting of the cupcake bubble. Then, hope is revived with news that investors may be stepping up to keep the overpriced baked… » 7/11/14 7:15pm Today 7:15pm

Did You Know Giant Fearsome Cougars Make Adorable Baby Kitten Noises!?

I've spent my whole life living in a place where lots of cougars also live, so for my own safety I was raised to RESPECT THE COUGAR. Cougars are not "cute." Cougars are not giant kitties. Cougars are majestic, dangerous beasts that are probably sitting in a tree above you right now waiting to drop down and fasten… » 7/11/14 6:15pm Today 6:15pm

Roller Coasters & Giant Elephants: The Most Bonkers Theme Park Ever

Ever wonder despairingly to yourself: Why oh why isn't there a theme park (complete with roller coasters) based on Ben Hur, Cleopatra, Gangs of New York, The Good the Bad and the Ugly AND the works of Frederico Fellini? Well, great news: Italy has finally ridden to your rescue! » 7/11/14 6:00pm Today 6:00pm

Campaign Wants You to Take a Summer Detox From Facebook

Are you one of those people who constantly threatens to quit Facebook every time you get sucked into some shitty argument about Sarah Palin on someone's page? This summer may be your time to actually quit the social media site—at least for a little while. » 7/11/14 5:30pm Today 5:30pm

Horrifying New Details On the 'Viral' Rape of 16-Year-Old Jada

Over the last few days, the stomach-churning story of Jada — a 16-year-old girl whose rape was recorded and then shared and mocked on social media — has shown up everywhere. Now, it Jada's mother and a family spokesperson are claiming that Jada's far from the only girl victimized by the people who allegedly drugged… » 7/11/14 5:00pm Today 5:00pm

Texas Killer Broke Down Door, Tied Up and Shot Entire Family

A Texas man allegedly kicked down the door of his former in-laws' house, tied up the couple and their five children, and shot all of them in the head. The couple's 15-year-old daughter played dead until her ex-uncle left, then alerted police that he was on his way to murder her grandparents. Ron Haskell, 33, was… » 7/11/14 4:30pm Today 4:30pm

Clichéd Yet Moving John Legend Video Stars Laverne Cox and Tig Notaro

John Legend has a video out for his song, "You & I (Nobody in The World)." The whole thing is cheesy in that "you don't know you're beautiful" way, but it does feature a diverse range of women — in terms of race, age, and experience — and showcases the great Laverne Cox and Tig Notaro. Check it out. » 7/11/14 3:45pm Today 3:45pm

Your Worst Roommate Ever

Welcome to Pissing Contest, a weekly story sharing circle for the the ass-draggiest time of the afternoon on the ass-draggiest time of the last day between you and the weekend. Every week, we'll ask a question, you'll share stories, and we'll pick a winner that's featured in the next week's post. It's like a pyramid… » 7/11/14 3:00pm Today 3:00pm