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What Happened Aboard History's Most Baffling Ghost Ship?

When the merchant ship <i>Mary Celeste</i> set sail from New York on November 7, 1872, all signs pointed to an uneventful journey. When it was discovered …

CBS Is Finally Pulling The Plug On ‘Two And A Half Men’

In a move that some never thought would happen, CBS decided to finally pull the plug on <i>Two and a Half Men.</i> The network recently announced a date for the series finale, marking the end of an era.<p>The sitcom has somehow continued its television existence for 12 seasons, which is quite the achievement …

Leonardo da Vinci's To-Do List

An architect, an engineer, a ninja turtle, a painter--Leonardo da Vinci did it all. He applied his mind to every field of study available to him. You …

14 Years Later, a Christmas Gift Leads to Lasting Love for a Couple Across the Miles

For Tyrel Wolfe and Joana Marchan, an act of charity led to lasting love.<p>It all started in 2000, when Wolfe, a then-7-year-old in Midville, Idaho, …

Wolfe

Hip-Hop

Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 8 hours ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 2 days ago<p>The Enduring Link Between Rock And Hip-Hop<p>A conversation with Daryl McDaniels -- …

How do you set four world records in Track & Field? Use a vibrator.

When I was a kid, our big hack for winning at Konami's <i>Track & Field</i> was to lay a butter knife across the two buttons and slap the middle of the knife. If only I'd thought to bring Mom's, uh, personal massager to the arcade.<p>This video is by RocketNews24 of Japan and it is <i>outstanding</i>. Someone on …

No charges for Seattle cop who punched unarmed handcuffed woman, broke her eye socket

In Washington state, a King County prosecutor says his office will not seek state felony charges against a 9-year department veteran for punching …

Nine things we’ve learned about rings, hobbits and Peter Jackson’s epic saga

With the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, director Peter Jackson’s 13-year journey comes to an end – but it nearly didn’t happen at all<p>Thirteen years, six movies, 18 hours of footage, thousands of beards, wigs and bushy eyebrows, not to mention hundreds of miles of toupee tape …

Patton Oswalt: Bill Cosby’s Rape-y Tendencies Were ‘A Very Badly Kept Secret’ Amongst Comedians

Patton Oswalt was on the <i>You Made It Weird</i> podcast with Pete Holmes and actually made it weird for a minute. That’s because the topic of Bill Cosby came up during the chat and Oswalt had some very strong, but noteworthy opinions on the situation.<p>The comedian hasn’t shied away from letting his …

A Student Stands Up to Her Former Bully – by Ditching Him on a Date

The best revenge is looking great, right? Well, that’s only part of the story in Louisa Manning’s case.<p>The 22-year-old student at Oxford University – …

Oxford University

20 of Steven Wright's Funniest Jokes

Don't get too excited, but today is the deadpan comedian's 61st birthday. To celebrate, here are 20 of his funniest jokes.<p>1. "It's a small world, but …

Comedy

Miley Cyrus Parties with Another Kennedy During Wild Night in Miami

Maria Shriver isn’t the only member of the Kennedy clan who has given her stamp of approval to her son Patrick Schwarzenegger‘s new girlfriend.<p>Miley …

Miley Cyrus

Ed Miliband ducks cross-party talks on English 'Home Rule'

Chris Grayling says Ed Miliband’s refusal to engage in cross-party on “English Home Rule” risks breaking public trust in democracy, as William Hague prepares to publish "command paper" on English votes for English laws<p>Ed Miliband is threatening to cause a constitutional crisis by obstructing moves …

Chris Grayling

Why We Believed Jackie's Rape Story

Because it rang true for so many of us on the University of Virginia campus.<p>CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— It was a near-unanimous reaction: shock, but not surprise. Disgust, but not doubt. Those were the feelings that characterized the endless conversations I had as a University of Virginia student …

Gregory Graf: Father From Hell Kills Stepdaughter, Films Himself Having Sex With Her Corpse!

Gregory Graf, a 53-year-old man from Allen Township, Pennsylvania has been accused of necrophilia. According to the police, Gregory killed his …

Twenty-five years after Nicolae Ceausescu was executed, Romanians seek a ‘revolution reborn’

Romania’s elite remained in power after the communist dictator was executed. Hopes for change now centre on a new president<p>Until 22 December 1989, Bucharest’s stolid Central Committee building had been an impenetrable seat of communist power for decades. Then, on that day, hundreds of ordinary …

Orangutan dies after being found with 40 pellets in her body

An Orangutan in Borneo has died, after being found on a palm oil plantation, her body riddled with 40 air rifle pellets.<p>The female primate was …

Stephen Hawking right about dangers of AI... but for the wrong reasons, says eminent computer expert

It is one of our biggest existential threats, something so powerful and dangerous that it could put an end to the human race by replacing us with an …

South African hostage killed during US raid was to have been released, aid group says

A South African hostage killed during a U.S.-led raid to free him and an American captive from Al Qaeda militants in Yemen was to have been released Sunday, an aid group has claimed.<p>The South Africa-based Gift of the Givers said Saturday that a deal had been reached late last month to free teacher …

"She’s been parading around Dublin with her ethnically diverse godchildren in tow ..."

Dublin

Jeremy Thorpe scandal: New claims over plot to murder Norman Scott

Shocking new claims about the involvement of senior Liberal figures in the plot which saw Jeremy Thorpe accused of conspiracy to murder<p>It was one of the greatest political scandals of the era – the charismatic former leader of the Liberal Party, Jeremy Thorpe, in the dock at the Old Bailey, charged …

Prince William wrote to Jacintha Saldanha’s family after nurse’s suicide

Husband Ben Barboza reveals duke’s handwritten note and says he cannot forgive the Australian DJs who made hoax call<p>The Duke of Cambridge wrote to the family of a nurse at a hospital that treated his wife after the nurse’s “unbelievably sad” death following a radio prank call.<p>The family of Jacintha …

Zookeeper's Cleanup Plans Blocked By Baby Panda Who Just Wants To Play

This zookeeper apparently wanted to clean up a little panda’s enclosure, but the adorable cub had a different scheme up his sleeve.<p>His plan: to grab the broom before the keeper could even get started and thus delay cleanup time for fun time.<p><i>“Pay attention to meeeeeeeeee!”</i><p>If you happen to have the …

If Kate Middleton Were a Disney Princess ...

Yui Mok—PA Images/Getty Images<p>Mark Cuthbert—UK Press/Getty Images<p>Samir Hussein—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Samir Hussein—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Samir …

The 7 worst things about NBC’s “Peter Pan Live!”

Nearly two days later, we still can’t quite believe what we just saw<p>So <i>Peter Pan Live!</i><i>,</i> starring Allison Williams as the titular boy-girl man-baby and Christopher Walken as nemesis Captain Hook, debuted on NBC last night, and it was...marginally better than predicted! First, the good parts: Walken …

Putin blames the West for sabotaging Russia’s economy

The Russian president used his annual state of the union to defend his hawkish foreign policy<p>MOSCOW, Russia — President Vladimir Putin used his annual state of the union address on Thursday to defend his hawkish foreign policy and blame the West for thrusting Russia into a geopolitical conflict …

Honoring Eddie Aikau

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Don't Let Rolling Stone's Bad Journalism Hurt The Anti-Rape Movement

By Katie Racine<p>Reading Rolling Stone's article about the gang rape at the University of Virginia made bile rise in your throat, tears sting your eyes, and an emptiness grow inside you that anyone could be brutalized and dehumanized to such an extent. Maybe you had to walk away a few times, unable …