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 26 minutes ago

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 56 minutes ago

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

Watch Brian Williams Make a Deadpan Joke About Horny Politicians

During last year’s government shutdown, Washington D.C. politicians weren’t busy, but they were getting busy, if you know what I mean. Last night, NBC News anchor Brian Williams delivered a story correlating the uptick in DC births with the Congressional stalemate in fall 2013. Williams made fun of the political… » 7/11/14 1:20pm Today 1:20pm

Katy Perry's New Perfume Ad Is a Socio-Political Nightmare

Katy Perry is the undeniable queen of glitzy glammy things that miss the mark. Whether it's sporting a ridiculous grill in an Ancient Egypt-themed music video or giving a performance in a smorgasbord of pan-Asian imagery (a visual P.F. Chang's), or having her backup dancers wear bodysuits that resemble a caricature » 7/11/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm