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Cheap Bastard Ends 10 Hours of Starbucks Customers "Paying it Forward"

If you are interested in buying a stranger their coffee (in exchange for another stranger buying yours), then you should go to the Starbucks on Tyrone Boulevard in St. Petersburg, Fla. This past Wednesday, nearly 400 people "paid it forward" and bought the coffee order for the person behind them in the drive thru line. Show More Summary

Horny Old Ladies Describe Sex With Younger Man

"I got into doing gang bangs in 2008," says Shirley, 78, in the NSFW clip above. "I've done 14 of 'em since then. Each one is better than the last one." She then opens her shirt to reveal a tattoo on her breast (that's the real NSFW part of the video). I'm not going to tell you what it says because I want you to experience the joy of discovery. Read more...

Your Guide to the Next Week's TV Premieres

Heading ever further into the high perfervid season mortals call Fall, here's the greatest of the latest stuff you might remember to tell your DVR or aged auntie about, coming up over the next week: Read more...

NYPD Cops Could Be Wearing Body Cameras Soon

New York City Public Advocate Letitia James unveiled a proposal yesterday that would outfit NYPD officers with body cameras to record their interactions with the public. After the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, James said, cameras "would go a long way toward providing an objective record of what happened either before or after an incident." Read more...

Nick Cannon has confirmed the rumor that he and Mariah Carey have split, The Insider reports.

Nick Cannon has confirmed the rumor that he and Mariah Carey have split, The Insider reports. He told the talkie rag that they've been living apart for months. Love is fleeting, but the image of him masturbating to her song "Hero" is eternal. Read more...

50 Cent Now Challenging Mayweather to Read Cat in the Hat on Kimmel

50 Cent just found another gear in his ongoing, transcendent Instagram trolling of his former BFF, boxing champ Floyd Mayweather. After offering to donate $750,000 to any charity if Mayweather could read a page of Harry Potter, 50 has upped the ante by arranging for him to do it on national television. Read more...

Cool Teacher Fired for Playing Sixth Graders Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love"

Atlanta Public Schools fired a sixth grade teacher this week for playing her class Beyoncé and Jay Z's eternal classic, "Drunk in Love." According to the administrators' complaint against Ms. Nikki Turner, "This song contained profanity, vulgarity, and sexually explicit lyrics. Show More Summary

Goddamn Wall Street Needs More Goddamn Harvard Grads

Wall Street made itself more welcoming this week, as several top banks announced plans to raise the salaries of their lowest-level minions by about 20%. Will this be enough to make banking attractive to Ivy League pricks once again? Read more...

Crazy Conservatives Are Sure a Gitmo Detainee Killed James Foley

James Foley was courageous, and his murder by an apparently English-accented zealot of the Syria-based Islamic State was so horrific that no simple narrative can do it justice. Unless, that is, you're a conservative political opportunist of a special sort, eager to pin the crime on liberal policies. Read more...

Gizmodo How the Hell Does Quantum Mechanics Work Anyway?

Gizmodo How the Hell Does Quantum Mechanics Work Anyway? | Jalopnik Aston Martin Has To Make These Deconstructed LED Tail Lights Happen | Jezebel Man Uses Dating Site to Rape Six Women, Says He Was Expecting Arrest | Kotaku What Show Got You into Anime? 10,000 Japanese Fans Respond. Read more...

Scott Weiland Is Not in Jail, Says Scott Weiland (and Police)

Last night, TMZ posted a story claiming—based on a statement from the Beverly Hills Police Department—former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland was in jail after stealing razors from a CVS with a bunch of meth in his pockets. Turns out it was just some other guy, though. Whoops! Read more...

Westboro Baptist Church Accepts Comedian's Offer of Free Trip to Iraq

Last week, comedian Adam Hills, who hosts The Last Leg on Britain's Channel 4, took the Westboro Baptist Church to task for threatening to picket Robin Williams' funeral like a bunch of dickheads. He also put his money where his mouth is and offered to fly every WBC member to Iraq to picket "the people threatening to behead Christians if they don't convert." Read more...

A Fashion Institute of Technology student "arrived at her dorm in Manhattan, opened her suitcase — a

A Fashion Institute of Technology student "arrived at her dorm in Manhattan, opened her suitcase — and discovered 10 pounds of cocaine inside." She will be a success. Read more...

Firefighters Shocked by Power Line While Performing Ice Bucket Challenge

Four fighters were shocked by a power line helping students at Campbellsville University perform the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The firefighters were spraying the school's marching band on a campus athletic field when they were shocked, with two severely injured. Read more...

How To Catch Up for Doctor Who's Saturday Premiere

Doctor Who is a show so old and so storied that there is no one way to prepare yourself for the task of enjoying it. Depending on your own concept of linearity and time, the series is about to begin its eighth or its thirty-fourth season. Show More Summary

James Foley's Parents Release ISIS Email Received Days Before Killing

John and Diane Foley, the parents of American photojournalist James Foley—who was executed by ISIS in a horrifying video released Tuesday —have released an email they received from the militants just a week before their son was killed. Read more...

Celebrity Lookalike Convinced LA Police They Arrested Someone Famous

For weeks, a man who apparently looks a bit like Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland conned t he Beverly Hills Police Department into thinking it had booked a celebrity (into JAIL). Read more...

Congressional Staffer's Edits Got Hill Computers Banned From Wikipedia

Congressional IP addresses just got blocked from Wikipedia for the third time in two months, all because somebody working in our government couldn't stop editing Laverne Cox's page on their work computer. Read more...

V Stiviano Says Donald Sterling Is Gay and She Was His Beard-Mistress

V Stiviano just filed new legal documents in her countersuit against Donald Sterling's wife claiming that Sterling is actually gay and paid her to pretend to be his mistress, according to TMZ. Read more...

Pageant Mom Fed Her Kid Tapeworms to Make Her Lose Weight

A nurse who appeared on a recent episode of Untold Stories of the ER told the horrifying story of a pageant mother who fed her daughter tapeworms to slim her down for a competition. Read more...

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