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So You Think You Can Dance Routine Weirdly Incorporates Fake Blindness

Last night, the Top Four dancers on this season of So You Think You Can Dance danced their hearts out. As always, some performances were better than others, but only one performance involved a dancer dancing her eyes out. Watch as tappers Valerie and Zack perform a contemporary routine all about how love can truly bring you to your senses. Read more...

I Ate an Apple

The bump on my tongue is not just the end, of my tongue. It is the beginning— dash dash dash! Of a story.- - - - Read more...

Ayn Rand's Capitalist Paradise Is Now a Greedy Land-Grabbing Shitstorm

Atlas Shrugged readers remember Galt's Gulch as the rural refuge where Ayn Rand's Real Men of Genius spurned American socialism for their own anti-leftist paradise. Some inspired libertarians have set up a real-life Galt's Gulch in Chile. Unregulated capitalism, though, is presenting some problems! Read more...

"Certain Death": Looking at the Dire Katrina Bulletin Nine Years Later

Nine years ago today, the National Weather Service in New Orleans issued a sternly-worded statement to people in the path of Hurricane Katrina known as "The Bulletin." Its sharp language left little doubt Katrina was going to be the storm to beat all storms, and that residents in its path were in mortal danger. Read more...

Racist Teacher Tweets "Wanna Stab Some Kids," Keeps Job

Krista Hodges, who goes by "Mrs. Hodges ?" on Twitter, has not yet been fired from her teaching job at Newark Memorial High School in California. She should be, because she has been threatening to kill her students on Twitter for months. In one (public) tweet, she asked, "I already wanna stab some kids. Is that bad?" Read more...

Wonder Woman Lynda Carter Wins the Skin Wars Merely by Showing Up

National treasure and Woman of Wonder Lynda Carter appeared as a guest judge on GSN's Skin Wars Wednesday night. But what is Skin Wars? Besides the single most disturbing name for a TV show ever conceived by the mind of man. Read more...

Woman Working Four Part-Time Jobs Dies in Car While Trying to Nap

A 32-year-old woman was found dead inside her SUV in a convenience store parking lot, where she was trying to get some extra sleep between shifts at her four part-time jobs, the New Jersey Star-Ledger reports. Read more...

Where Is the Next Next Next Brooklyn Neighborhood?

In Brooklyn, America's Coolest Land Area, the "name of the game" is staying one step ahead of the tidal wave of gentrification that wants to swallow you and price you out of your own neighborhood. Bad news: it's time to find the "next" Brooklyn neighborhood. Read more...

Judge May Force Pentagon to Release 2,000 Unseen Abu Ghraib Photos

A U.S. district court judge has given the Department of Defense less than two weeks to convince him to halt the public release of thousands of never-before-seen inmate photos taken inside Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison while American forces operated it. Read more...

4-Year-Old Kicked out of Preschool Over Mom's Facebook Post

A Christian preschool in Florida expelled a 4-year-old student after his mom complained about school administration in a Facebook post. Although her son had done nothing wrong, she apparently violated a policy against "sowing discord." Read more...

Google Wants Howard Hughes' Gigantic Old Hangar

Building 15, a gargantuan aerospace structure outside LAX airport, was once used to construct the Spruce Goose. Soon, it might be home to another focal point of hubris, the Wall Street Journal reports. Read more...

100 Percent of Everything We Know About the Jolie-Pitt Wedding AAAAAH!

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got late-in-life married last Saturday and no judgement!!! Only happy and excited for them to finally have the wonderful lives they deserve. Here is everything we know about the event of an aeon (thanks to a Jolie-Pitt spokesperson and our friends at Newsday). Read more...

Asst. Principal Fined for Changing His Son's Failing Grades 11 Times

There are unspoken perks to having your dad be the basketball coach and an assistant principal at your high school. Like if you're the son of Cool Dad Abdurrahim Ali, formerly of Bread and Roses High School in Harlem, you get 11 of your failing grades changed to passing ones. Read more...

Ebola Could Infect 20,000 People, World Health Organization Says

The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola could eventually affect 20,000 people—seven times more than the current number of cases—before it runs its course, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. Months after the disease was first identified, reported cases are still sharply rising. Read more...

Jennifer Aniston Reunites With Friends, Is Maybe a Murderer

Just because someone else got married doesn't mean it's not Jennifer Aniston's day, too, you know. Read more...

New York Times Endorses Reform Candidate for Powerless Position

Following up on its non-endorsement of New York governor Andrew Cuomo's challenger, Zephyr Teachout, the New York Times today endorsed Teachout's running mate, Tim Wu, for lieutenant governor. Because Cuomo is a terrible cynic with no...Show More Summary

ISIS Captures, Brutally Executes Dozens of Syrian Soldiers

After capturing the Tabqa military base in northeastern Syria, ISIS militants reportedly killed at least 65 Syrian soldiers on Wednesday. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, "some were shot to death, while others were...Show More Summary

It's Farmers vs. Fish In the California Water Wars

The water wars that will, in short order, come to consume our nation and the world are growing in intensity. In the earthquake-and-drought cocktail that is California, humans and fish are already locked in a pitched battle for survival. Read more...

This Pomeranian Set a New World Record for Running on Two Legs

Jiff the Pomeranian, an alive teddy bear that technically counts as a dog, has set two new landspeed records for running on two legs, according to Guinness World Records. Who's a good boy? Jiff is, Guinness judges confirmed. Read more...

Deadspin USC: Josh Shaw Admits He Made Up Drowning Nephew Story | Gizmodo Look at These Images From

Deadspin USC: Josh Shaw Admits He Made Up Drowning Nephew Story | Gizmodo Look at These Images From the First Public High-Res Imaging Satellite | Jalopnik GM Is Sending Mexican Jobs To America... And American Jobs To Mexico? | Kotaku Don't Be Silly, Hello Kitty Is a Cat Read more...

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