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

Kardashains Kut Kredit Kard

Realizing that their child-targeted, fee-laden Kredit Kard was damaging their "fun-loving" brand, the reality doyennes have cut ties to the Kardashian Prepaid MasterCard. Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has called for an investigation of the card's "predatory" fees. » 11/30/10 11:48am 11/30/10 11:48am