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I Can't Believe The Dr. Seuss Museum Won't Be Called The Seusseum 

Dr. Seuss, the guy who rhymed everything in all those books you read as a kid (or as an adult, no judgment), will be honored with a museum to his work in Springfield, Massachusetts set to open in mid-2016. According to a press release, the museum will be called The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, which is a huge stupid mistake. Read more...

News Industry Shrugs, Prepares to Hand Entire Business Over to Facebook

Facebook, a dull and endlessly scrolling record of personal propaganda and content headlined in two or more sentences, isn't satisfied with the way its 1.4 billion users (most non-sentient) consume the news. According to the New York...Show More Summary

Film Critic Pleads Guilty to Soliciting Sex From Teen Online

Gabriel Toro, a 31-year-old film critic with bylines in IndieWire, CinemaBlend, and Den of Geek, pled guilty this month to charges including soliciting pornographic pictures from a 14-year-old girl and posting advertisements for sex with the girl on Craigslist. He faces a minimum of 10 years in prison. Read more...

Companies will spend $540 billion globally on advertising this year, an amount greater than the gros

Companies will spend $540 billion globally on advertising this year, an amount greater than the gross domestic product of Argentina. Monetize yourself better, Argentina. You're an embarrassment. Read more...

Justin Bieber Pledges Leonardo DiCaprio's Pussy Posse

Leonardo DiCaprio, actor and founding member of the Pussy Posse, and Justin Bieber, dystopian parable admonishing fame's influence, were spotted partying together at 1Oak nightclub in West Hollywood over the weekend. Hmm. But don't those guys hate each other ? Read more...

Woman Allegedly Sent to Psych Ward for Saying Obama Follows Her Twitter

A Long Island woman claims she was drugged and locked in a hospital psych ward for 8 days because a doctor didn't believe Barack Obama followed her on Twitter. Read more...

Deadspin ESPN's Sports Business Reporter Doesn't Understand Sports Or Business | io9 This Little Cut

Deadspin ESPN's Sports Business Reporter Doesn't Understand Sports Or Business | io9 This Little Cutie Is Hiding A Horrifying Secret In Its Cellar | Jezebel Angelina Jolie Writes New NYT Op-Ed About Having Her Ovaries Removed | Lifehacker The Guilt-Free Guide to Parting Ways with Your Sentimental Items | Read more...

Salamanders Finally On Top, Fossils Show They Were Once Size of Cars

Salamanders: hell yeah, baby! You don't have to be the small guys on the playground anymore. When some stupid river fish swims over and calls you a pipsqueak, you can now invoke the holy memory of your forgotten ancestors—the recently discovered six-foot, toilet-seat-headed "super" salamanders. Who's the boss now? Read more...

What the Amish Taught Me About Breastfeeding My Baby

When I was pregnant with my first child, I had a recurring dream. I was nursing a baby–in an icy parking lot, at a dinner party in the bedroom where the coats were piled on a bed, lost in the desert. I would nurse a baby at one breast, put her to the other, and there would be no milk. Show More Summary

Cheez Is Healthy, For the Right Price

Though I enjoy a good slice of American Cheez Food Product as much as the next unsophisticated child, I would not be so bold as to declare that product to be "healthy." Prestigious nutritionists bound to differ! Read more...

Angelina Jolie Reveals She Had Her Ovaries Removed Last Week

Two years after revealing that she underwent a double mastectomy because she carries a gene mutation that increases breast and ovarian cancer risk, Angelina Jolie writes in The New York Times that she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed last week. "I am now in menopause," she says. Read more...

Germanwings Flight Crashes in French Alps, 148 Presumed Dead

A Germanwings flight crashed in the French Alps Tuesday, the French civil aviation authority has confirmed. The Dusseldorf-bound plane, an Airbus 320, was carrying 142 passengers, four crew members, and two pilots. French President François Hollande told reporters that "there might not be any survivors." Read more...

Report: Israel Spied on US Talks with Iran

The Wall Street Journal reports that White House officials learned last year that Israel was spying on closed-door talks with Iran, which wouldn't have been a problem but for the fact that the Israelis shared what they'd learned with lawmakers. Read more...

There's Gold in Your Poop

Life is mostly suffering—no matter how well you treat others and yourself, and no matter how much gratitude you claim to feel—because, at bottom, people are full of shit. But, it turns out, their shit is full of gold! So that's all right. Read more...

Utah Just Brought Back the Firing Squad

Governor Gary Herbert of Utah just signed a bill into law that allows the state to use firing squads—which he referred to as "a little bit gruesome"—as an alternative method of executing inmates when lethal injection drugs are unavailable, The Associated Press reports. Read more...

H-Bomb Physicist Ignores Federal Order to Cut 5,000 Words From Memoir

An American physicist who helped develop the hydrogen bomb—many times more powerful than the atomic bomb that killed some 80,000 people in Hiroshima—has ignored an order from the Department of Energy to cut significant portions of his memoir, The New York Times reports. Read more...

George Zimmerman Doesn't Feel Guilty, Does Feel Victimized

Child-killer George Zimmerman has released a video—recorded, The Orlando Sentinel reports, by his divorce lawyer—in which he expresses the utmost lack of regret or remorse for the events that led to the death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin three years ago last month. Read more...

Robert Durst Denied Bail at New Orleans Court Hearing

Robert Durst was denied bail at court in New Orleans today after a nearly three-hour hearing, ABC News reports. Today's hearing pertained to two weapons charges; a second bail hearing, on his arrest on the murder warrant issued by Los Angeles police, will follow. Read more...

Lil Wayne's Security Guards Punched This Annoying Kid in the Head

Here's a story where everyone is bad and wrong: Lil Wayne showed up like 3 hours late to a show in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday night. Fans were understandably pissed that the headliner didn't go on until 3:30 a.m., but some of them handled it less punchably than this gentleman, who held up scrolling messages on his Apple Internet Phone in the direction of the stage. Read more...

Asshole Bees Fail to Kill Sweet Grandpa 

Bunch of piece of shit bees tried to murder an old grandpa at a baseball game in southern Utah on Friday. Can you believe it? Of course you can. Bees have been pulling this shit forever. Read more...

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