What Are Americans Terrified of This Week?
In our new column the Fear Digest, we'll be taking a look at the top ten terrors the country is facing. This week: Santacon, Ferguson, the cold, Obama, and more.
Two years after Galt's Gulch Chile was founded, the utopian project is mired in personal and legal conflicts and investors now claim that the guy in charge is a sociopath and a con man.
The extremist group's video is supposedly a trailer for a feature called Flames of War and it seems to taunt Obama and America. It's also a confusing piece of crap.
Every time September 11 rolls around, Twitter turns into the social media equivalent of a roadside shrine, littered with photos of flags and soldiers and dead loved ones. It can feel tawdry and gross and strange sometimes, but what else are we supposed to…
The social media site plans to roll out an algorithm that will filter the tweets shown to users in hopes of making their chaotic feeds a little more orderly and more like Facebook. Naturally, everyone is up in arms about this.
The only reason I can see for the NFL to not give the halftime show over to one of the greatest performers of his generation is that he mostly does parody songs, and the No Fun League and the brands that partner with it don't like humor very much.
When Andrew McCutchen got hit by a fastball in the back, it was going about 95 miles an hour. That's really fast, and it looked like it hurt a LOT. The Pirates outfielder went down in pain, then spiked his bat into the ground when he got up.
The uber-talented kids who pass through the NCAA on their way to a fat NFL contract and a set of endorsement deals might be justified in not caring about whether they're exploited, but their fellow athletes are getting screwed.
Throw away your cynicism, open your heart, and embrace Kacy Catanzaro, who became the greatest athlete in televised obstacle course history by performing unbelievable feats of strength and agility in front of a crowd of emotional fans.
A judge just set free a New York City cop who chatted online about kidnapping, killing, and eating a bunch of women he knew. It sounds like an odd ruling, but it's a victory for internet weirdos and free-speech advocates.
Today the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Hobby Lobby, a chain of craft stores owned by devout Christians, could deny certain types of birth control to its employees on religious grounds. "The court, I fear, has ventured into a minefield," wrot…
Thanks to yesterday's ruling by a judge in Oregon, people who have been the denied their Fifth Amendment right to due process will finally be able to see why the government refuses to let them board planes.
As the infamous case of Maureen Dowd freaking out in a hotel room indicates, Colorado's marijuana merchants have gotten really, really good at making products that will get you loaded—but are they too powerful for out-of-staters to handle?
The California shooter's rage at not having sex isn't uncommon among awkward young men who were raised on the internet, but the solution to their angst isn't to get laid but to realize that getting laid isn't all that great.
There's a Flickr account with over 6,000 photos of people posing next to a cardboard pope, and these are some of the best shots.
The Princeton student got annoyed at someone telling him to "check your privilege" and wrote an essay about his Holocaust-surviving grandparents. Then everyone got excited or mad, because this is the internet.
Unsurprisingly, disposing of tens of tons of rotting, methane-loaded blubber is not an easy task. Here are some tips should you ever find yourself in charge of an enormous aquatic-mammal carcass.