​ABC Family Drops 'Alice in Arabia' After Realizing How Racist it Is

When ABC Family announced they were developing the pilot for a show called 'Alice in Arabia,' it didn't take long before the backlash ensued. The show (which, mind you, straight up exoticizes Middle Eastern cultures in the title itself) was supposed to tell the story of a girl who gets kidnapped by her extended Saudi… » 3/23/14 12:00pm 3/23/14 12:00pm

A Republican candidate in Chicago who said autism was caused by God's anger over gay marriage has won her primary. Yay, America. Susan Atanus, a legit crazy person, defeated opponent David Earl Williams III in the Republican primary for the 9th Congressional District. She will face off against incumbent Democrat Rep.… » 3/19/14 10:25pm 3/19/14 10:25pm

NFL Demands $16.6 Million Over M.I.A.'s Super Bowl Middle Finger

Today, in "are you fucking kidding me," the NFL has demanded an additional $15.1 million from M.I.A. in restitution for briefly raising her middle finger during the Super Bowl halftime show two years ago. This brings the entire arbitration claim against her to $16.6 million. » 3/18/14 12:20pm 3/18/14 12:20pm

The 'Oil Pulling' Health Craze Works, Just Not in the Way You Think

What if I told you there was ancient folk remedy that could improve your oral health, provide incredible detox benefits and also fix a bajillion other things wrong with you right this very minute, except you have to swish oil in your mouth every day for like 20 minutes? Eh? Yay? Maybe? Intrigued? Me too. Let's talk… » 3/07/14 3:30pm 3/07/14 3:30pm

Chelsea Handler Says She's Not Racist Because She Dates Black People

During the Oscars, comedian Chelsea Handler took over The Huffington Post's Twitter feed to liveblog the show and promote Uganda Be Kidding Me, her new collection of essays about traveling through Africa with a group of friends. How lucky she was then that Lupita Nyong'o, a woman of Kenyan descent, won Best Supporting … » 3/04/14 4:00pm 3/04/14 4:00pm