South Dakota Removes Ads Demanding Drivers Stop Jerking It

In a move that surprised many people who enjoy a good joke about masturbation, South Dakota has decided that their plan to ensure safe driving while employing puns about touching oneself all over until orgasm were ill-advised. No one knows how they even came up with the idea, but I assume some ingenious advertising… » 12/15/14 9:30pm Monday 9:30pm

4Chan Is Why 'Feminist' Is Winning the TIME Poll of Words to Ban

Oh for God's sake: Time magazine is doing its annual reader poll of words and phrases that should be "banned" from the English language, and alongside worthy contenders like "disrupt" and "said no one ever," they've included the word "feminist." And because this is the Internet, guess which word is winning? » 11/12/14 1:40pm 11/12/14 1:40pm

Fashion Blogger Stages Stupid Shoot in Jewish Mausoleum [Updated]

A self-described "funemployed" Los Angeles fashion blogger recently made the ill-advised decision to post a series of shots taken in a not-so-fashiony location: a Jewish mausoleum. Which she then posted on the 59th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Because, like, totally fashion. » 1/29/14 6:00pm 1/29/14 6:00pm

Disney Announces Plans to Ruin 'The Little Mermaid'

Good news: Disney is re-releasing The Little Mermaid to theaters. But I'm going to have to stop you before you rush to the nearest bathtub to do your best impression of Ariel doing a half-pushup on a rock while a wave dramatically crashes behind her (unless I'm the only one who used to practice pretending to be Ariel… » 9/12/13 1:40pm 9/12/13 1:40pm

College Student Behind 'Hobojacket' Prank Apologizes, Jeopardizing…

One of the MIT students behind the non-hilarious idea to "prank" rival schools by giving homeless people clothing festooned with enemy logos (because get it? Poor people are worthless, just like USC) has had a change of heart and written a self-flagellating apology that's just about as sorry-sounding as an apology can… » 11/29/12 2:10pm 11/29/12 2:10pm

Cruise Recreating The Titanic's Disastrous Voyage Is A Terrible Idea


Today in extreme and questionable geekery: a British company has almost sold out the 2,000 available tickets for two cruises that promise to recreate the Titanic's ill-fated maiden voyage on the 100th anniversary of the disaster next year. Floating piece of door and Leonardo DiCapriosicle not included. » 12/28/11 7:00pm 12/28/11 7:00pm