A 2o-year-old Virginia woman died tragically Friday morning after the unsecured mattress she was “riding” fell off the top of a moving vehicle. According to the Washington Post, officers said the woman, identified as Culpeper resident Sidney Zelaya Gonzalez, was “trying to transport the mattress,” and that the…
Labor Day is this Monday, and that means the hot, sticky summer of 2016 will soon come to an end. Celebrate the long weekend (if you’re lucky enough to have one) and the unofficial beginning of fall by doing something special!
The BBC published its long-awaited list of the 21st century’s best films, as selected by 177 film critics from around the world. Lists like these are meant to drum up conversations and controversies, and when appearing online they’re usually the creations of a single author—a single critical mind. But the BBC has …
Welcome to America, where it’s OK to festoon the walls of a department store with high-res images of boobs, but it’s not OK for a mother to nurse her baby next to them.
Variety has done the stats on the new scripted TV shows signed to the Fall 2016-2017 season at ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and the CW, and the landscape is looking all too familiar: 90% white, and 80% male. The publication writes:
There are few names more famous than that of ill-fated French queen Marie Antoinette. Her legacy is so powerful that she occupies a surprisingly large, thoroughly wacky swath of the stock photography universe.
For students and teachers all over the country, we’re currently at the tail-end of the semester before a much-needed winter break. It’s the home stretch, no doubt, but before our weeks off, every student must buckle down and finish finals season, whether that student is an AP eighth grader or home at sick with the…
Recently, I had occasion to search the stock photography database Shutterstock for pictures depicting ancient Rome. A theme quickly emerged: sexy ancient Romans. There are a lot of depictions of sexy ancient Romans. Even for a passel of horn dogs like the ancient Romans, it’s a lot!
Fun fact: Overstock.com, your home for discounts on handsome-but-unnecessary ottomans, has a substantial stockpile of food and precious metals, just in case there’s some catastrophic financial collapse. You know—as one does.
When the ladies of The View ran afoul of the nursing profession back in September, the sheer force of the backlash that ensued seemed to catch people by surprise. Unless, of course, you actually know any nurses and understand what they do all day—or through the long, lonely hours of the night, for that matter.
If you want a bunch of women working on a film, start with with female producers and directors.
Any moment now, you should be receiving a concerned email from your mom, urging you to cut back on your consumption of processed meats because the WHO is now claiming that bacon and its ilk are basically cancer meat. But—to be fair—it’s delicious cancer meat.
Being a male millennial is totally fucked, because they keep taking away our rights. Today was the male millennial apocalypse because Pitchfork Media, the male millennial bible where I can find out about all my favorite rappers and bands, totally SOLD OUT to a major media conglomerate called Condé Nast, which is…
A jewel thief was caught when the diamond she stole from a jewelry fair in Bangkok refused to vacate her body. Jiang Xulian and a male accomplice allegedly switched the 6-carat diamond for a fake gem when they asked to take a closer look. The two were attempting to fly out of Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi Airport with the…
Last year, the U.K. launched a new, national sperm bank—but only nine dudes are making deposits.
A German couple spending the day at a beach on the North Sea has found a message in a bottle that’s at least 108 years old. Possibly the oldest ever found, it was not originally released by a lovelorn, boating Kevin Costner, but rather an Edwardian British scientist studying undersea currents.
A solitary, silent majority of teenage girls plays video games: often alone, rarely online. When teenage girls do venture online to play games—and a fair chunk of them do, quite regularly—they usually don’t speak.
North Yorkshire cops recently pulled over a man for a talking-to about his bald tires. They discovered that he was driving around with a sheep for company. That car must’ve smelled just great.
Sorry, gals, but scientists are onto the fact that you don’t, like, buy cigarettes but you maybe bum them every once in a while but only when you’re out drinking and you never even really hold it, you just take a puff of your friend’s. And they say it’s still bad for you.
Things aren’t going great for the greeting-card business, and it’s probably the Internet’s fault. Ain’t it always?