Flu Weather: Sudden Warmth Followed by Major Snow/Ice on Wednesday Night

As promised, we have to go through a few more bouts of cold, icy weather before spring finally starts to settle into the country. This week will be an epic battle between cold and warm air, culminating in an ugly winter storm on Wednesday night and Thursday. It's like the weather has the flu: a sudden hot flash today… » 3/03/15 4:27pm 3 minutes ago

Almost All Arrests in Ferguson Between 2012-2014 Were Black People

As expected, an initial release of the Justice Department's report from their civil rights investigation into the Ferguson, Mo. police department is damning, and concludes, the New York Times reports, that officers "have routinely violated the constitutional rights of the city's black residents." » 3/03/15 3:20pm Today 3:20pm

Skid Row Homeless Man Killed By LAPD Was a Convicted Bank Robber 

The homeless man shot and killed by police officers on L.A.'s Skid Row this past Sunday has, until now, only been identified as "Africa." Sources inside the investigation of the shooting now tell the Los Angeles Times that the man was 39-year-old Charley Saturmin Robinet, a convicted bank robber and French national. … » 3/03/15 2:55pm Today 2:55pm

"Do You Want to Die Tonight?" Weasel Whispers Into Bird's Ear

The animal kingdom is, to the delight of web users riding the dot-com wave, full of photographic evidence of disparate species getting along. "#relationshipgoals," one might tag a photo of lion hugging a man; "me and bae," you might say about a dog cuddling a cat. A weasel and a woodpecker? Save this one...FOR YOUR… » 3/03/15 2:48pm Today 2:48pm

Kanye West's Oxford Lecture Is 20 Minutes of "The Best, Illest Quotes"

There is no way to begin a report about Kanye West's Monday lecture at the Oxford Guild Business Society that would be better or more telling than Yeezy's own opening remarks: "OK, everyone please be completely quiet, because I can literally hear a whisper, and it'll throw off my stream of consciousness, and when I… » 3/03/15 2:20pm Today 2:20pm

No Love for "Looking For A Girlfriend" Guy, Just Sex With 118 Women

New Yorkers who frequent Lower Manhattan have undoubtably seen Dan Perino's face plastered on one of his thousands of "looking for a girlfriend" fliers. Since he started posting the ads for companionship last summer, he's been flooded with phone calls—more than 8,000, he tells news.com.au. He also claims to have… » 3/03/15 1:47pm Today 1:47pm

This Is Hillary Clinton’s Secret Email: HDR22@ClintonEmail.com

Former officials of the U.S. State Department are furiously denying suggestions that retired Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s extensive use of a private email address violated federal rules concerning the preservation of official government records. A FOIA request filed two years ago by Gawker, however, proves… » 3/03/15 1:25pm Today 1:25pm

Whiny Harvard Student Gets Skewered In Devastating Email

In the old days, disputes between Harvard students were settled one of three ways: pistols at dawn, a scullerman's joust, or trial by mayonnaise. Things have changed, though, and now the distinguished men of Harvard engage in combat like most millennials do: by sending unbearably long emails to each other that… » 3/03/15 12:13pm Today 12:13pm

What is "everyone" talking about right now? "Everyone" is talking about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu address to congress about Iran's nuclear ambitions, which is happening as I post. If you want to learn more about the speech, read here. If you want to discuss the speech as it happens, use this space. » 3/03/15 11:46am Today 11:46am

Perfect Women Walked

Two perfect women were seen walking yesterday in SoHo, one week after they were seen kissing. According to PageSix, they were later spotted at Queen of the Night, where they "snuck off to the bathroom during dinner and slow-danced at the end of the show." At one point, they shared a chair. » 3/03/15 10:56am Today 10:56am