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Americans Replace Diet Coke With Even More Unhealthy Soda Preference

Americans, who fancy themselves sophisticated nutrition experts even as they consumer a diet increasingly made up of petroleum byproducts, are no longer content to drink just any swill. They now prefer to drink swill that is worse than the previous swill of choice. Read more...

Eva Mendes: I've Said It Before and I'll Say It Again—Fuck Pants

As Eva Mendes desperately tries to sell the Eva Mendes for New York & Company clothing line, which is probably being pitched as "feminine" and "flirty," she must remind you: pants are bad and uncomfortable. Dresses (from the Eva Mendes for New York & Company collection) are great. But pants? No, thank you. Read more...

Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz Was Hiding Medical Condition: Police

Police in Germany reportedly discovered documents indicating that Andreas Lubitz—the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane believed to have been intentionally crashed, killing 150 people—may have been hiding a medical condition from his employers. Investigators also claim to have found a torn up doctor's note excusing him from work. http://gawker.com/what-we-know-a... Read more...

After three decades in Congress, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced today he won't be seeki

After three decades in Congress, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced today he won't be seeking re-election next year. Reid told the New York Times that he's been contemplating retiring "for months," and that his decision was not motivated by injuries sustained in a bizarre exercise accident earlier this year. Read more...

Woman Jailed For Incestuous Relationship With Her Father

An Oregon woman who started a family with her biological father was found guilty of felony incest and sentenced to jail this week, even though the pair reportedly had a consensual relationship. Read more...

Rage-Filled Man Caught Using His Audi to Settle His Differences

In the middle of this surreal Chicago road rage video, the crazed Audi driver reportedly recognized a former co-worker watching from the sidewalk: "He said, 'Hey, Eric.' He stopped right in front of our door and said, 'If you tell anybody, I'll kill you.'" Read more...

Are Colombian Prostitutes Part of Some Sort of Government Benefit Plan?

Secret Service agents: not the only government men letting it all hang loose in Colombia. Turns out their DEA brothers from another budget also have a habit of flying south for a little DCP&P (drug cartel parties and prostitutes). Read more...

Health Emergency Declared in Indiana Over HIV Outbreak

Indiana's governor just declared a public health emergency after at least 80 new cases of HIV were reported in a county that typically sees around five new cases each year. Read more...

Did Beyoncé Fake Her Pregnancy?

Beyoncé's 2011 pregnancy was more than just the buildup to the birth of Blue Ivy—it was also a gestation period for crazed baby-conspiracy theorists. Why did one of the world's foremost experts in self-promotion release only a few arty...Show More Summary

Europeans Upgrading Already-Superior Weather Model Just to Rub It In

Just months after NOAA upgraded the American global weather model, the European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) plans to upgrade their already-superior model so that it wipes the floor with our proud, measly little heap of computer algorithms. Read more...

Lecturer Allegedly Hits Uber Driver, Tells Him to "Go Back to Slavery"

An Atlanta-area Uber driver says a belligerent passenger hit him in the face, used racial slurs, and told him to "go back to slavery," all because the driver asked the man to get out of his car. The driver later discovered his angry fare was a business lecturer at Kennesaw State University. Read more...

Building in East Village Collapses Following Reported Explosion

A building in Manhattan's East Village has reportedly collapsed following a large explosion. So far, police have not released any information about casualties or injuries. Read more...

Why Won't the Post Name CIA Counterterrorism Chief Michael D'Andrea?

The Washington Post reported this morning that, pursuant to CIA Director John Brennan's vaunted re-organization plans, the chief of the agency's counterterrorism center has been unceremoniously reassigned. The newspaper declined to report this name, however: Michael D'Andrea. Read more...

What We Know About the Germanwings Flight and Its Pilot, Andreaz Lubitz

On Tuesday, Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed into the French Alps under mysterious circumstances, killing all 150 people on board. Two days later, French prosecutors announced that the plane had been "intentionally destroyed" by its co-pilot. Show More Summary

Italian-American Museum to Evict One of Little Italy's Last Italians

A museum dedicated to preserving the history of Italian-Americans in New York City has decided to evict one of the few remaining descendants of Italian immigrants living in Little Italy, the New York Times reports. Read more...

Jade Helm: The Pretend Invasion of Texas That's Driving the Web Crazy

From July 15th to September 15th, over a thousand armed American soldiers will maneuver through the Southwest United States as part of a vast operation with a single motto: "Master the Human Domain." Internet conspiracy theorists wait their whole lives for a moment this rich. Read more...

The Nine Best Hoaxes to Have Hit Wikipedia

Snappy & Friends, a short animated show sponsored by Kellog's Rice Krispies, first aired sometime in 1949. In 1968, a visionary toy scientist named Alex Cartwright created an artificially intelligent robotic arm that could play full games of Stratego, Battleship, and Candyland, to the delight and vague unsettlement of its opponents. Show More Summary

Cate Blanchett and Reporter Have a Nice Time Together

What's this?! Cate Blanchett—professional actress, queen, always so composed—totally lost her cool, dropped the F-bomb, and cut off a painfully awkward interview while doing press for Cinderella?! Shut up! Read more...

FBI Arrests National Guardsman and His Cousin For Trying to Join ISIS

Federal authorities late yesterday arrested Spc. Hasan Edmonds, 22, a Illinois Army National Guard soldier, and his cousin Jonas, 29, for attempting to join the Islamic State's anti-Western jihad, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Read more...

"I actually want to live in a world where Jonah [Lehrer] should get another chance, even though I re

"I actually want to live in a world where Jonah [Lehrer] should get another chance, even though I really understand that he made some really stupid mistakes," Jon Ronson, author of So You've Been Publicly Shamed, tells New York magazine. Lehrer's next book, The Smarter Screen, is available for preorder from Amazon. [h/t Anna Holmes] Read more...

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