Date Rape Drug Detecting Nail Polish Will Not Possibly Work

If you thought it smelled a bit like acetone and bullshit, you were right. That innovative nail polish that promised to detect date rape drugs has been the subject of both praise and scrutiny over the last week, but this tidbit should change the tenor of the conversation a bit: an exasperated-sounding pharmaceutical… » 8/27/14 12:45pm 38 minutes ago

Cards Against Humanity's Accused Rapist Banned from Tech Conference

Cards Against Humanity has supplanted classic games like "snort the adderall" and "kings" as the pastime of choice for the early-20s set. Max Temkin, the card game's creator, is an accused rapist—a charge that's only finally catching up with him. » 8/27/14 11:43am Today 11:43am

Chelsea Handler Said Goodbye to E! with Every Celeb Friend She Has

Chelsea Handler, the only woman currently hosting a late night television show, left late night, sort of, on Tuesday evening. She went out with a bang, gathering Fergie, Tim Gunn, Avril Lavigne, Dave Grohl, Gwen Stefani, Gerard Butler, Justin Theroux and dozens of other celebrities to sing a song about how great and… » 8/27/14 11:10am Today 11:10am

Your New Bachelor Is Farmer Chris, the Most Boring Man Alive

Fans of Reality Steve/my endless coverage of The Bachelor franchise will not be surprised to learn that Chris Soules, third runner-up to Bachelorette Andi's heart, is the new Bachelor. » 8/27/14 10:50am Today 10:50am

Watch the Ever-Dapper Idris Elba Take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Last night, Jimmy Kimmel hosted the baron of your heart Idris Elba. Who the hell cares what they talked about? Let's just watch some grown-ass men dump icey water on the man of your dreams. For charity! » 8/27/14 10:30am Today 10:30am

Lying Panda Is a Lying Liar of Lies, Fakes Pregnancy For Extra Food

When you look into the deep soulful eyes of a panda, the last thing you expect is that the panda will lie to you to get extra food. That's something that you'd expect of bears, certainly, and definitely from foxes. Rabbits, obviously. But a panda faking pregnancy just to survive extinction? Now that's beyond the pale.… » 8/27/14 1:16am Today 1:16am

Fan Fiction Tuesday: We have Questionable Taste


Let's talk fanfiction and in this case, I'll show you what I found when I unfortunately stumbled upon some mpreg LOTR fanfiction back in 2005. We already have a few shared pieces in our original post. Crogues has some of her own there—if you want to read something good! I liked them all, especially the choose your… » 8/27/14 12:31am Today 12:31am

This First Grader's Spelling Worksheet Will Both Scar and Amuse You

I like kids, but one of the biggest challenges I can envision having when I adopt some tiny Marklings of my own (those will be their names and they will have numbers also) is that that they'll come home with an assignment that looks just like this one, with a mistake that turns an innocent word into a mortifying… » 8/27/14 12:04am Today 12:04am

Four Essential Things I'd Tell My Teenage Self

If you stumbled upon a time machine tomorrow, you'd probably do something totally righteous with it — like avert a war or rewrite history to release Pretty in Pink with the original ending. Me? I'd make a stop in my childhood bedroom and offer Teenage Me some words of advice that, had I known them back then, would've… » 8/27/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm