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Chickens and Supreme Leader: What Weddings Look Like In North Korea

In a series on life inside North Korea, NK News has been asking defectors about the customs and traditions they observed before they fled the country. This week, the questions were all about weddings, receptions, and honeymoons. It’s all predictably grim, but also fascinating. And, if you hate bouquet tosses, the good… » 8/03/15 1:15pm 6 minutes ago

Today's Best Deals: PC Upgrades, Fire TV Stick, UE MEGABOOM, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 8/03/15 1:15pm 6 minutes ago

Amy Schumer Calls for Better Background Checks After Trainwreck Shooting

New York Senator Chuck Schumer and his slightly better-known cousin Amy held a joint press conference Monday, calling for stronger background checks and better mental health funding as part of a plan to try to reduce the devastating number of mass shootings in the United States. A gunman killed two women and injured… » 8/03/15 12:25pm 56 minutes ago

Koch-Sponsored All-Male Panel: We're Just Like Susan B. Anthony

Charles and David Koch held a retreat at a California resort this weekend, where Republican candidates gathered around a pool of Koch money, attached vacuum cleaner extensions to their snouts, and gazed pleadingly at them. All conditions seemed ripe for—could it be—yes, praise Jesus, we’ve got ourselves another … » 8/03/15 11:20am Today 11:20am

Watch the Sexy Trailer for Zoolander 2, Explained By 'Stephen Hawking'

The shoo-in for 2016’s Best Picture Oscar, Zoolander 2, has received an existential trailer narrated by “Stephen Hawking,” soundtracked by Frankie Goes to Hollywood, and starring Derek Zoolander. It poses the question: What is is? And: Is is God? » 8/03/15 10:32am Today 10:32am

Senate GOP May Shut Down the Government Over Planned Parenthood Funding

The Senate is expected to vote Monday on S. 1881, a bill to “defund Planned Parenthood,” i.e. take away $528 million in federal funding from the non-profit on the strength of some sketchy videos from some sketchy folks. And if they don’t manage to defund PP, GOP senators are more than happy to shut down the… » 8/03/15 10:00am Today 10:00am

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith Will Probably Maybe Get Divorced This Summer

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are no longer getting jiggy with it, and will divorce by the end of the summer. Radar Online reports the two, who have been married for 17 years, are “exhausted from trying to maintain the façade of a happy union” and will “pull the plug in a carefully choreographed manner”… » 8/03/15 9:45am Today 9:45am