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500 Days of Kristin, Day 218: Kristin Designs Another Staple

While promoting her line of shoes for Chinese Laundry last fall, Kristin Cavallari assured potential buyers of the timelessness of her designs. “Everything in my line, for the most part, is a staple,” she said. “They’re all classic shoes that you’ll wear forever.” Guess what Kristin’s got for you this season? » 8/31/15 5:46pm Today 5:46pm

Summer's Revenge: September to Begin With a Blast of Heat and Humidity

Today is the last day of meteorological summer, and it’s been a long, boring three months. Save for a couple of tropical storms and a derecho or two, there weren’t many weather events that commanded attention. The big story has been the heat and humidity, and that’s what will continue through the first half of… » 8/31/15 5:20pm Today 5:20pm

Come Enjoy Auschwitz’s Nice, Refreshing Showers, Says Auschwitz

Visitors to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp are in for a treat, is apparently what museum management was thinking with their most recent purchase: a brand new outdoor shower sprinkler (at Auschwitz). After all, who wouldn’t love a nice, refreshing shower (at Auschwitz)? The answer, of course, is everyone. » 8/31/15 4:36pm Today 4:36pm

Bratton and de Blasio, Best Buddies, Aren't Going to End Broken Windows

A Bill Bratton profile in this week’s New Yorker reveals little that we didn’t already know about the NYPD commissioner. What we do hear about, over and over, is the ongoing commitment of Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio to “broken windows” policing—which Bratton pledges will be around for as long as he and de Blasio… » 8/31/15 4:30pm Today 4:30pm

Ashley Madison Code Shows More Women, and More Bots

After searching through the Ashley Madison database and private email last week, I reported that there might be roughly 12,000 real women active on Ashley Madison. Now, after looking at the company’s source code, it’s clear that I arrived at that low number based in part on a misunderstanding of the evidence. Equally… » 8/31/15 3:25pm Today 3:25pm

'Honk If Droping Off Daughter': Sad, Weird College Sex Banners Across America

Last week was move-in time at many of America’s colleges and universities, and, thus, a great time to shout from the rooftops how excited some students are to have sex with 18-year-old girls and/or their mothers. College students the nation over were making banners to proclaim how good they are at sex, and we asked… » 8/31/15 2:19pm Today 2:19pm

Man Finds Strange Couple in His Bed After Roommate Airbnbs His Condo

A Chicago condo owner who lives part-time in California returned home to find all his booze gone, a mysterious hookah on his dining room table, and a young couple sleeping in his bed. As he asked the couple to leave his apartment, they told him they’d booked the room on Airbnb. » 8/31/15 1:25pm Today 1:25pm

Today's Best Deals: Educational Kindle Sale, Cordless Vacuum, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 8/31/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Hulk Hogan: Don't Let One Racist Slur on Tape Define My Lifetime of Repeatedly Using Racist Slurs

Disgraced wrestling star Hulk Hogan went on Good Morning America this morning to defend himself following the release last month of leaked transcripts of a video in which he repeatedly referred to “fucking niggers” and admitted that he’s a “racist, to a point.” “I’m not a racist,” he told ABC News’ Amy Robach. “I… » 8/31/15 12:47pm Today 12:47pm