Everything We Know About the Alleged Celeb Nude "Trading Ring" and Leak

Over the last 24 hours, one portion of what's purportedly a huge, months-old cache of private celebrity nude photographs—the product of an "underground celeb n00d-trading ring," according to one anonymous 4chan poster—was leaked to anonymous image boards like AnonIB and 4chan. » 9/01/14 9:05pm 58 minutes ago

Man Nearly Dies In Ice Bucket Challenge After Plane Drops Water On Him

Belgian photographer Bruno Brokken is in critical condition after having 396 gallons of water dropped on him from a firefighting plane at a height of only 22 feet near Girona, Spain. That's thousands of pounds of water. » 9/01/14 3:02pm Today 3:02pm

Here Are the Novels You Should Read Right After Labor Day

This September will be particularly insane for novels. If it fits a back-to-school theme to have the big literary hits of the fall drop then, it's also confusing. Most people would otherwise read these while lying on the dock over Labor Day weekend. Instead that's a privilege reserved for the humblebraggers who get… » 9/01/14 9:00am Today 9:00am

Is This 4chan Offshoot the Ground Zero for the Leaked Celebrity Nudes?

As the dust settles after yesterday's seemingly endless parade of hacked celebrity nudes, it's become clear that some of the photos had been circulating around the web for a while. Even Deadspin readers were aware of them. But where did they originate, and how did they leak widely so suddenly? One anonymous image… » 9/01/14 8:37am Today 8:37am

Sixteen-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Tried to Fly to Syria to Join Jihad

A 16-year-old girl who allegedly attempted to fly to Syria to join a militant Islamist group was arrested at an airport in Nice on Saturday, French officials say. Her parents reportedly had no idea what she was planning. » 9/01/14 12:00am Today 12:00am

Here's the Most Important Step to Stop Hackers From Leaking Your Nudes

A trove of celebrity nude photos and videos—reportedly obtained through an Apple iCloud leak—popped up online today. Here's one simple way to prevent this from happening to you. » 8/31/14 9:42pm Yesterday 9:42pm

J-Law, Kate Upton Nudes Leak: Web Explodes Over Hacked Celeb Pics

Earlier this week, a post started on 4chan claimed a wealth of celebrity nudes--a large cache in possession of a hacker who'd gained access to several celebrities' alleged personal photos—would leak on Sunday. Well, Sunday's here, the supposed leak has begun, and the internet is reacting accordingly. » 8/31/14 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

Widow: Husband's Hairy Chest Reason for Not Defibrillating on Flight

While on board a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Albuquerque, Jack Jordan suffered a massive heart attack, which rallied passengers on the flight to give the man CPR. While others gathered to a help, a flight attendant allegedly said the heart defibrillator couldn't be used because the man's chest was… » 8/31/14 2:35pm Yesterday 2:35pm