A few months before they were scheduled to be released from prison, Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina will likely walk free due to the passage of a Russian amnesty bill.
This week in Mark Frauenfelder Finds the Best Shit, he's tracked down a memoir written by Julie Dawn Cole, the actress who played the Girl Who Had it All But Never Even Knew It, Veruca Salt, in the
original Willy Wonka.
Yesterday, New Yorkers lined up to get lucky. Trojan — a company best known for condoms — was doing a giveaway; pushcarts were set up and free vibrators were being distributed. Unfortunately,
the sexy promotion drew big crowds, and the endeavor was shut down by City Hall. The good news? The punny writers at the New…
If you're one of those people who can make a meal of walking around the grocery store snagging free samples, there's a new machine that is poised to ruin your dinner for the foreseeable future. It's a robot called the "iSample Experience" that was developed by Kraft Foods, in conjunction with Intel Corp., and it is…
In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court has decided that London's Jewish Free School practiced racial discrimination when it gave lower admissions priority to a pupil on grounds that he was not ethnically Jewish:
As mentioned briefly last night, Judith Krug, the founder of Banned Book Week and champion of the First Amendment, died Saturday in Evanston, Illinois. She was 69.