NYU Kid Whose "Dad Owns Half of Manhattan" Is Now a Brooklyn Intern

Gerry Shalam, the 20-year-old NYU student caught on camera pretending to be the heir to a massive real estate empire—"half of fucking Manhattan," no less!—is now an intern for a judge in Brooklyn, the New York Post reports. » 7/30/14 11:06am 2 minutes ago

Nathan For You's "Dumb Starbucks" Episode Lived Up to the Hype

Up top: The kind of impressive, world-spanning prank whose success would send most comedians into a self-destructive spiral of attention-hounding and cruelty... if that weren't what the show's already about. » 7/30/14 10:50am 18 minutes ago

Every Samuel L. Jackson "Motherfucker" in One Motherfucking Supercut

Rarely have one man and one expletive been as synonymous as Samuel L. Jackson and "motherfucker." Jackson has said the word onscreen 171 times, according to Huffington Post motherfuckerologists Oliver Noble and Ben Craw, who also produced the above supercut of Jackson cementing his personal brand. » 7/30/14 10:10am 58 minutes ago

Little Girl Cries Because She Doesn't Want Her Baby Brother to Grow Up

Sadie, age 5, has just confronted the fact that her adorable baby brother won't stay a baby forever. His little baby smiles will soon become slightly-less-adorable toddler smiles. And eventually, the icy finger of death will beckon her, her brother, and all of us. Probably when we're a hundred. » 7/30/14 9:39am Today 9:39am

Insurance Company Won't Cover Cost of Teen Cancer Survivor's New Teeth

Alex Hunter, 16, had to have his teeth removed this month after they had been ruined by years of radiation treatments for cancer. His family's insurance helped cover part of the cost to have his teeth removed, but won't pay for new dentures. The family started a gofundme campaign yesterday to raise the $11,000… » 7/29/14 10:56pm Yesterday 10:56pm

Two Women Escape Train, Death by Lying Between Tracks

Two women with an apparent death wish narrowly escaped an oncoming train crossing a bridge over Lake Lemon in Indiana earlier this month. The bridge too high up to jump from, the women had no choice but to lie down between the tracks. They survived, the Fox affiliate in Indianapolis reports, with just nine inches… » 7/29/14 7:53pm Yesterday 7:53pm

Here's the Warning Sign Activists Stick On Illegally Converted Airbnbs

With Google Bus protests failing to generate the same impact they carried eight months ago, San Francisco's housing activists shifted their energies towards peer-to-peer hoteliers Airbnb and VRBO today. » 7/29/14 7:10pm Yesterday 7:10pm

European Union, Obama Announce More Economic Sanctions Against Russia

After months of hesitation, the European Union announced that it will join the United States in its economic sanctions against Russia in response to the country's support of separatists in Ukraine. President Obama also promised today expanded sanctions by the U.S. that will "have an even bigger bite." » 7/29/14 6:33pm Yesterday 6:33pm