Dumb Survey Says Your Name Predicts How Much of a Gold Digger You Are

I love the surveys that make it to the top of the Daily Mail. They're personally relevant enough to read and outrageous and trivial enough to be totally entertaining. The latest survey that they cover does not disappoint. According to data pulled by something called DirtSearch.org, a background/criminal check/stalking… » 4/20/14 2:31pm 28 minutes ago

White House Refuses to Comment on Justin Bieber Deportation Petition

The people had spoken. Over 273,000 people signed the We The People petition, expressing their right to free speech and interest in America's immigration policy and devoting countless hours to the singular cause of having the United States government tell noted Canadian thing Justin Bieber to GTFO. But the government… » 4/20/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

​Judge Issues Final Dismissals of Lululemon Lawsuits

The long, convoluted, and just plain awful battle between sheer leggings purveyor Lululemon and its shareholders has finally come to an unfulfilling end because apparently there's no real legal statue regarding being an asshole. Chicago Tribune reports that in the past week or so, US District Judge Katherine Forrest… » 4/20/14 12:30pm Today 12:30pm

​Transgender Woman Running for Parliament in India

On the heels of India's Supreme Court granting legal recognition to third gender citizens known as hijra, a transgender woman from southern India has set off on a campaign for a seat in Indian parliament. Bharati Kannamma, 53, is seen as the first trans candidate in a general election, running as an independent for the … » 4/20/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

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 Yesterday 7:15pm

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 Yesterday 7:00pm

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 Yesterday 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 Yesterday 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 Yesterday 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 Yesterday 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 Yesterday 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 Yesterday 3:20pm

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 Friday 12:00pm