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Facebook Would Like to Influence India's Elections

Why is Facebook so interested in India's election, asks Buzzfeed. More like why not! The event will mark the largest democratic election ever conducted around the globe. For a social network in a midlife-crisis, a country where half the population is under 24 has to look like salvation. Read more...

CBS just announced that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as host of the Late Show.

CBS just announced that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as host of the Late Show. Read more...

Here's the Deal With That GIF of Emma Watson's Face Melting

This bizarre GIF of Emma Watson revealing that she's actually Sofia Vergara in a rubber Emma suit has basically swallowed the internet whole this morning. But what the fuck did we just watch? Don't worry, there's an explanation. Kind of. Read more...

A Florida woman with a heart condition reportedly died last month because she couldn't her medicatio

A Florida woman with a heart condition reportedly died last month because she couldn't her medication, since her $9,000 income didn't qualify her for Medicaid. Gov. Rick Scott has refused federal Obamacare funding that would expand Medicaid coverage in the state. Read more...

Oscar Pistorius' Latest Spectacle: His Murder Trial

No one contests that just over a year ago South African Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius fired four shots at a bathroom door and killed his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp. The only question left is whether or not Pistorius meant to do it. Read more...

Facebook IMing While Driving Is Not a Good Look for Uber

Uber drivers are already distracted by design, so when a Valleywag reader saw the person behind the wheel in the middle of a Facebook chat, he was worried. Read more...

Top Marine Says Pay Cuts Will Improve Discipline, Neck-Stomping Skills

Most military bigwigs might beg Congress not to reduce their troops' pay. But they're not the Marines' top enlisted man, who told a Senate panel to slash away Wednesday. His Marines could care less, he said, because they just "want to know into whose neck do we put a boot next." Read more...

Conan Plays Video Games on AT&T Stadium's Enormous Diamond Vision

AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, is also the home of a 72-foot-high by 160-foot-wide, 1.2 million-pound big screen, one of the largest Diamond Visions in the world. Conan O'Brien decided to put that massive display to its best possible use: playing video games. Read more...

Watch Piss-Drunk Jude Law French a Playboy Model in a Hungarian Bar

Actor Jude Law is in Hungary right now, filming a spy movie called Susan Cooper. He's also making some very close friends, including a Playboy model named Linda Zimány—with whom he was filmed making out, piss drunk, at a bar in Budapest. Read more...

Sriracha Factory Declared Public Nuisance

Bad news if you like shitty hot sauce: On Wednesday, the Irwindale City Council declared the factory that produces Sriracha a public nuisance. The factory now has 90 days to find a way to stop the odor, which residents say burns their eyes and throats, causing heartburn, nose bleeds, and inflamed asthma. Read more...

Where Is the Next Brooklyn?

There once was a time when people in New York City lived in Brooklyn because it was significantly cheaper than Manhattan. Now people move to Brooklyn because of its Urban Outfitters concept store. Where will all the Brooklynites go now? Read more...

Legislators Ban Young Impressionable Interns During Abortion Debate

During discussion of controversial issues on abortion and fetuses Wednesday, Republican leaders of Florida's Legislature sent all of the House's teenage pages out of the chamber, and they weren't allowed back in until debate opened on the next issue: guns. Read more...

Goats Sing the Game of Thrones Opening Theme

In this world, nothing can be said to be certain except that winter is coming, the night is dark and full of terrors, all men must die, and here are some goats singing the theme song from Game of Thrones. Read more...

Who Has More Hair, Prince George or Prince William? An Investigation

Prince William and his son Prince George have many things in common: a patriotic duty to the nation of their birth; an intimate working knowledge of Kate Middleton's breasts; a high risk of hemophilia. Between them, they also have enough hair to cover the head of one human male. Read more...

After negotiations with Teamsters Local 804, UPS agreed to rehire 250 Queens-based drivers the compa

After negotiations with Teamsters Local 804, UPS agreed to rehire 250 Queens-based drivers the company fired earlier this year. On March 31, the drivers received termination notices for participating in a 90-minute walk off to protest the firing of Jairo Reyes, a UPS employee and union activist. Reyes was also rehired. Read more...

Report Says Russia Held Back Details About Boston Bombing Suspect

Russian officials ignored multiple FBI requests for more information about Tamerlan Tsarnaev in the years leading up to the Boston Marathon bombing, according to the findings in a new internal investigative report. Read more...

[Soldiers bowed their heads today in a moment of silence for the victims of the most recent Fort Hoo

[Soldiers bowed their heads today in a moment of silence for the victims of the most recent Fort Hood shooting. President Obama visited the base today to mourn with the families of the victims. Image by Eric Gay via AP.] Read more.....

Katherine Heigl Sues Drugstore for Tweeting a Photo of Her

Last month Duane Reade tweeted a paparazzi photograph of Katherine Heigl shopping at one of their New York City drugstores. Now Katherine Heigl wants $6 million. Read more...

70-Year-Old Grandmother Really Loves Riding Roller Coasters

A 70-year-old grandmother riding a roller coaster for the first time ended up thoroughly enjoying herself, gleefully laughing her way through the entire minute-long trip. Read more...

Cops Search for Driver in Fatal Day Care Center Hit-and-Run

Florida authorities are searching for a man who crashed a car into a Orlando day care center earlier today, killing one child and injuring 14 others. Read more...

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