Report: Austrian Teen Who Joined ISIS Beaten to Death When She Tried to Escape 

Two Austrian tabloids are claiming that a 17-year-old Viennese girl who ran away last year with a friend to join ISIS was beaten to death by members of the terrorist group. The report hasn’t been confirmed by any official government agency; it’s the latest of several conflicting stories about the girls’ fate over the… »Today 5:20pm11/24/15 5:20pm


Nude Sunbather Causes Chaos, Major Car Accident in Austria [NSFW]

Apparently not all of Europe is as progressive and nudity-friendly as previously thought. Or maybe it's that one never expects to see a naked butt hanging out of a window (I live in San Francisco, so I always expect that?), but an Austrian woman caused quite the stir when she chose to sunbathe nude through her window. »6/18/14 9:30pm6/18/14 9:30pm

Bearded Drag Queen Takes Eurovision Song Contest by Storm

Meet Conchita Wurst, Austria's competitor in this year's Eurovision Song Contest — which is a popular televised event in which European countries soothe international tensions through the healing power of song and dance (like Glee, but with geopolitics). Conchita has all of the trappings of a star: a beautiful voice,… »5/09/14 2:00pm5/09/14 2:00pm

Schwarzenegger Commemorates Epic Narcissism With Statue Of Himself

On Friday Arnold Schwarzenegger unveiled one of three self-commissioned bronze statues of his muscly, Speedo-clad body at his childhood home turned museum in Thal, Austria. While this photo of Arnold caressing his shiny metal ass may look like one of the most outrageous celebrity moments ever, social scientists tell »10/09/11 8:02pm10/09/11 8:02pm