Predatory Parking App Booted From San Francisco Tries Los Angeles Next

MonkeyParking is the rare kind of app that forced San Francisco's tech-teeming citizenry to throw up their hands and say "enough." The illegal app was chased out of town by the City Attorney after residents and politicians alike objected to a startup auctioning off public street parking to the highest bidder. Now the … » 9/22/14 7:39pm 21 minutes ago

Which Celebrity Nudes Are Leaking Next?

Since the nude-leak frenzy of 2014 kicked off with a huge cache of private celebrity smartphone snaps over Labor Day Weekend, the internet has been awash in stolen pictures of famous women—all of whom have appeared on an eerie "master list" being passed around the web's grossest corners. » 9/22/14 6:40pm Today 6:40pm

Lyft Guts Luxury Service, Sticking Drivers With $34,000 Custom SUVs

In May, Lyft launched a program to compete with Uber's black car and SUV services. Drivers had to pony up $34,000 to purchase the "tricked-out" Lyft-branded Ford Explorers just to get into the pool. But the luxury pilot bombed, leaving "Lyft Plus" drivers with the expensive SUVs they were forced to buy. » 9/22/14 6:16pm Today 6:16pm

High School Water Polo Coach Busted for Sending Dick Pics to Teen Girl

Another high school teacher/coach got busted for allegedly Snapchatting pictures of his dick to a teenage girl. According to The Reporter outside Philadelphia, North Penn High School teacher and assistant water polo coach Todd Gibson, 29, admitted to detectives he sent a dick pic to a 17-year-old female student. » 9/22/14 5:50pm Today 5:50pm

It Just Got Easier to Sue Failed Kickstarter Campaigns for a Refund

Kickstarter has decided to update its famously laissez-faire attitude when it comes to protecting donors who have pledged more than $1 billion through the company over the years. The new terms state that a successfully funded campaign that fails to produce "rewards," i.e. the product, may have to "return remaining… » 9/22/14 5:27pm Today 5:27pm

Extremely Dry Air Invades United States, Comforting Millions

This afternoon's satellite imagery shows an incredible slug of dry air moving across the south and east behind a cold front, bringing beautiful weather to millions of people. In fact, the air is so dry at 10,000 feet above sea level that its humidity is near zero percent in some spots. » 9/22/14 5:20pm Today 5:20pm

4chan User Says He Will Leak Emma Watson's Nudes After Feminism Speech

Over the weekend, actress Emma Watson delivered a speech at UN Headquarters in New York about a new gender equality initiative called HeForShe. The address was widely hailed—"game-changing," "stirring," "powerful"—and it drew the attention of men's rights trolls over at 4chan, one of whom is now threatening to leak… » 9/22/14 5:10pm Today 5:10pm

The Political-Messaging Huckster Behind Roger Goodell's Awful Presser

Roger Goodell was talking, but the words weren't his alone. "That speech was all Frank," says an associate of pollster Frank Luntz, lord of the dark arts of political messaging, who frequently works with Goodell and the NFL. "As soon as I heard Goodell's intro, I was laughing." » 9/22/14 4:55pm Today 4:55pm

This MRI Sex Tape Is Totally Real and Pretty Gross

In their search for increasingly harder -cores, the porn industry has pioneered hundreds of techniques in the photography of human genitals, from Hustler's "pink-shots" to the now-standard penetration close-up. But for all their perversion, smut peddlers have never able to match the clinical kinkiness of scientists,… » 9/22/14 4:51pm Today 4:51pm

Texas Court Affirms Creeps' Right to Take Upskirt Photos

For the time being, at least, 50-something Ronald Thompson can return to his hobby of "snapping pictures of small children in their swimsuits underwater, without parental permission, at a San Antonio Water Park," because a state court has overturned the law that said he couldn't. » 9/22/14 3:51pm Today 3:51pm

White House Intruder Had 800 Rounds of Ammunition in His Car

The man who managed to jump the fence and run into the White House Friday night had 800 rounds of ammunition in boxes and magazines, two hatchets, and a machete in his car, a federal prosecutor said today. The prosecutor also noted that the man, 42-year-old veteran Omar Jose Gonzalez, was arrested in July with a… » 9/22/14 3:43pm Today 3:43pm

#X Is The Little Hashtag That Could (Save Lives)

At this point, it's pretty obvious people who text and drive are the spawn of a very technologically-savvy Satan. It's just bad news, guys, and it doesn't matter if you're talking to your mom, your friend, or your long-lost boyfriend from fifth grade who just might be your soulmate — turn your phone on silent or pull… » 9/22/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm