Now We Can All Go to Cuba Without Having to Lie About It 

Less than a month after President Obama restored full diplomatic relations with Cuba, his administration announced Thursday that they'll ease travel restrictions to the country for U.S. citizens. That means you'll no longer have to pretend you're going as part of a church group or for "professional research." » 1/15/15 10:50am 1/15/15 10:50am

Diana Nyad’s Latest Cuba-to-Florida Swim Is Going Well (So Far)

After failing last year (and the time before that, and the time before that, and the time before that…) to swim the 103 miles from Cuba to Florida, crawl exhausted onto the beaches at Key West, and enjoy a mojito Fidel Castro made and bottled in a small, shark-proof thermos, endurance swimmer Diana Nyad was, as of… » 9/01/13 12:00pm 9/01/13 12:00pm

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Blasted For Culturally-Ignorant Havana Vacation

Bey and Jay are currently celebrating their fifth anniversary eating, wearing tribal-printed DVF (her), smoking cigars (him), and posing with schoolchildren in Old Havana. They also brought their moms Tina and Gloria, as well as some bodyguards, just like you or I would do on our anniversary vacations, right? » 4/06/13 3:00pm 4/06/13 3:00pm

Diana Nyad Is Swimming from Florida to Cuba While the Rest of the…

Diana Nyad, the 62-year-old distance swimmer with a nagging desire to be the first person ever to swim successfully from Cuba to Florida, set off Saturday on her 103-mile journey through the shark- and jellyfish-infested bathwater that separates her from the record books. Though she'd planned on beginning her swim… » 8/19/12 12:00pm 8/19/12 12:00pm

Michele Bachmann, Visionary, Calls For English To Be Declared Official…

Speaking to a crowd in South Florida and demonstrating the tact and progressive thinking for which she's now universally acclaimed, Midwestern embarrassment Michele Bachmann told a crowd in the heavily Spanish speaking neck of the woods that illegal immigrants should be deported, babies born in the US shouldn't… » 12/02/11 2:10pm 12/02/11 2:10pm