Walmart Thieves Steal Barbie Car, Using Fake Heart Attack as a Diversion

Two men walked into a Lake Wales, Fla. Walmart store last week and loaded up a cart with hundreds of dollars worth of toys, then one of them took off with the goods while the other faked a heart attack to create a diversion. They would have gotten away with the heist, too, if the store had been miraculously devoid of… » 12/18/14 12:30pm 4 minutes ago

Anatomy of a Right-Wing Bill Clinton Meme

If you travel in certain GOP-centric lanes of the internet, you may have recently come across the above image macro, whose jumbled message depends on awareness of Bill Clinton's reputation as a lecher, resentment of the rape accusations against Bill Cosby, and the apophenic close-reading presumption that it's… » 12/18/14 11:35am 59 minutes ago

Cool Pope Celebrates Birthday by Buying Homeless People Sleeping Bags 

Wednesday was the Cool Pope's 78th birthday. What do you think he did to celebrate? Get a few strippers? Eat a pile of molly? Cry to himself silently over a bottle of Grappa about a life lived unfulfilled? No. He bought homeless Romans 400 sleeping bags. » 12/18/14 11:25am Today 11:25am

This Raw Video From A Turbulent Flight Is Absolutely Terrifying

Most of us are lucky enough to be able to say they've never flown through severe turbulence. It's the kind of seat-soiling, skull crashing ride that you will never forget in your lifetime. One passenger on American Airlines caught their ordeal on video Tuesday, when turbulence injured several passengers. » 12/18/14 11:13am Today 11:13am

A Gift Guide for the Recently Divorced Dad

What's that you say? Half of all marriages don't end in divorce, as has long been asserted? Divorces are, in fact, declining? No, I really did not need you to tell me that. What I could use, aside from some sympathy and a decoder ring for this parenting plan, are a few new things. » 12/18/14 10:30am Today 10:30am

Stephen Collins on Sexual Abuse of Underage Girls: "I'm a Flawed Person"

In addition to confessing in People that he has had "inappropriate sexual conduct" with three underage girls in the past, Stephen Collins explained himself to Katie Couric in a 20/20 episode that will air Friday. "I'm a flawed person," he says in the interview, before invoking Jesus. » 12/18/14 8:40am Today 8:40am

Chemical Company Owners Could Get Prison Time For Poisoning Town's Water

The owners and operators of a chemical company that dumped 10,000 gallons of toxic chemicals into a West Virginia river last year are one step closer to facing a judge and jury of their very unhappy peers. » 12/17/14 9:50pm Yesterday 9:50pm

"Someone killed 12 people and shot another 70 people at the opening night of Batman: The Dark Knight. They kept that movie in the theaters. You issue an anonymous cyber threat that you did not have the capability to carry out? We pulled a movie from 18,000 theaters," cybersecurity expert Peter W. Singer says of Sony's » 12/17/14 9:09pm Yesterday 9:09pm

Bourbon Camp Is Real: Watch Two NY Food Writers' Kentucky Excursion

Here at The Infatuation, bourbon warms us up during New York winters, fuels late-night writing sessions, and has even inspired a cross-country search for great restaurants serving great bourbon. When we heard there was a Knob Creek® Campout happening down in Kentucky, we had to check it out. We may have watched a few… » 12/12/14 7:30pm Friday 7:30pm