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If One Mystery Could Be Solved In Your Lifetime, What Would It Be?

The sad thing about life is that one usually dies before so many confounding mysteries are solved. These mysteries keep me going! I'm thinking I'll …

Madeleine McCann

These Ice Cubes Are Too Big

America is stricken with persistent malaise, if not terminal decline. Wages and savings are flat, seas and temperatures are rising, and political …

Borderland Beat

A First Person Account of That Time Ol Dirty Bastard Got his Welfare Check in a Limo

A chapter from the new biography 'The Dirty Version,' exclusively at Noisey<p><i>Wu-Tang affiliate Buddha Monk and Mickey Hess have combined forces to produce the definitive Old Dirty Bastard biography titled The Dirty Version, set to release on November 4th just a few days from the 10th anniversary of</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The University of Texas’s Machiavellian War on Its Regent

Regent Wallace Hall uncovered a nepotism scandal at UT-Austin—and now the state legislature wants to bring him before a grand jury. Inside the …

Silicon Power Armor A60 review: A tough and fast portable drive for a friendly price - CNET

A tough and fast portable drive for a friendly price<p><b>The Good</b> The Silicon Power Armor A60 portable drive is fast and affordable. The drive can also withstand drops and dust and is water-resistant.<p><b>The Bad</b> The drive doesn't use a traditional Micro-USB 3.0 cable, it includes no backup software and is …

Gear & Gadgets

Argentina sentences 15 to life over La Cacha prison

<b>An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister have both been given life sentences for running a detention and torture centre in the 1970s.</b><p>They were among 19 people charged with the kidnap, murder and torture of 128 prisoners in the city of La Plata.<p>The detention centre also functioned as a …

Latin America

em>Honey Boo Boo</em> Mom's Boyfriend Reportedly Molested Her Daughter Anna

Just when you thought this story couldn't get shittier or more nauseating, TMZ drops the bomb that the relative of <i>Here Comes Honey Boo Boo</i> matriarch …

The Shocking Rise and Fall of ‘Honey Boo Boo’

TLC’s hit series Here Comes Honey Boo Boo was canceled after charges that its star, Mama June, is dating a sex offender. For better or worse, its end …

DIY Cardboard Masks

If you've left costume planning for your Halloween, or <i>Eyes Wide Shut</i>, party to the 11th hour, Steve Wintercroft may have a downloadable solution for …

This Free App Will Solve Math Problems For You

Need more help with math problems than a calculator can provide? There’s now an app for that.<p>PhotoMath promises to help solve simple linear equations and other math problems by “reading” questions with the help of your smartphone camera.<p>But an answer isn’t all you’ll get from this free app. …

Happy Valley - Trailer 1

Amir Bar-Lev (My Kid Could Paint That, The Tillman Story) takes audiences on a thought-provoking journey into the town of State College, the home of …

Leggage Foot Massaging Laptop Case

A laptop case for frequent travelers, the few inches of of tipi-ed bulk Leggage adds to its frame says it will elevate, massage, and assuage your …

Incredibly Handsome Serial Killer Confesses to 39 Murders

A 26-year-old man in Goiania, Brazil has confessed to murdering 39 people, including a 14-year-old teenage girl, homeless people, and several …

Crime

'Brotherhood of Bears' Offers Intimate Peek Into Underrepresented Gay Male Subculture (NSFW)

In gay culture, "bears" are a subset of males who pride themselves on their large stature and rugged masculinity -- conveyed through traits like hairiness and accentuated testosterone. Although the subculture is far from underground, it may still remains unknown to some unfamiliar with the LGBT …

Studio 54 Still Looks Like the Best Club of All Time

Images from Studio 54 are nothing new, but something about the pictures Tod Papageorge took there seem to raise the club's revelers to a new level.<p>When you combine an expert, artistically-motivated photographer and late 1970s New York City's most insanely fucked up, glamorous, hedonistic, and …

Street Photography

How LBJ and Reagan Wrecked Our Faith in Government

In the mid-’60s polar opposites Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan promised America more than they could possibly deliver. The result was decades of …

She Tweeted Against the Mexican Cartels, They Tweeted Her Murder

No newspaper dares to publish the truth about the drug lords in Tamaulipas. Those who break the silence on Twitter and Facebook are marked for …

Conspiracy Theories, Ranked

A definitive ranking of conspiracy theories...or is that just what they <i>want</i> you to think?<p>20) Pitbull and Shakira are involved with the disappearance …

Russian Heroin Addicts Are People Too

This seven-minute video of Russian heroin addicts, dressed in high fashion clothes, discussing their hopes and dreams and other profoundly <i>normal</i> …

Woman Gets Trapped in Man's Chimney After Six Online Dates

It's a classic tale of boy-meets-girl, girl-tries-to-break-into-boy's-house-through-the-chimney. Firefighters came to the aid of Genoveva …

Fire Fighting

Cops: Suspect in deaths of 7 women says he committed other murders 'going back 20 years'

A convicted sex offender has been charged with the murder of one of seven women found dead in Gary and Hammond over the weekend as police continue their investigation, including the suspect's possible involvement in other murders stretching back decades, police said Monday.<p>Darren Deon Vann, 43, has …

The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy

Corruption scandals. Skyrocketing crime. Abandoned allies. There are reasons why New Jersey is lukewarm about its own Sen. Cory Booker—even while the …

How One Lawsuit Shows What’s Wrong With America

A dispute between a yogurt company and a corporate-friendly guru over the word “how” reveals a culture completely unmoored from reality.<p>Every …

‘Citizenfour’ Is Mesmerizing (If You Don’t Mind the Omissions)

Citizenfour is a simplistic tale of Snowden and white hats and black hats, where subtlety and context play little roles and the existence of smoke …

Hardcore and Crossover Fiends, Meet Your New Obsession: Foreseen HKI

And stream a new track...<p>A picture on <b>Foreseen</b>’s Facebook page pretty much spells out the band’s sound and aesthetic perfectly: A copy of their 2013 EP ‘Structural Oppression’ sits atop a mound of vinyl gems which include the seminal NYHC classic 12” by Straight Ahead entitled <i>Breakaway</i>, Canadian …

Indie Music

Sunset Overdrive First Impressions -- 2 Hours In The 'Awesomepocalypse'

<i>Sunset Overdrive</i> is a melting pot of game design, spiritually linked to some very influential titles including ones from developer Insomniac Games’ own stable. Bombastic characters and even their zoomed in still-frame introductions are reminiscent of <i>Borderlands</i>. There’s the vivid color, acrobatics, …

A Racist’s Crazy Ski Resort Smackdown

When a top GOP foreign-policy aide met a well-connected white nationalist at a mountain ski resort, a long-simmering right-wing feud almost came to …