Milk to Get Worse

When you think of liquids that you'd like to guzzle, does milk make it into your top ten? How about top fifty? Would you like to strike gallons of milk from grocery store shelves and watch as they bleed out into oblivion? Sure you would. Skrrtt—but wait a sec. What if I told you milk could taste like marshmallow Peeps? » 3/05/15 11:50am 9 minutes ago

Delta Flight Skids Off Runway, Crashes Into Fence at LaGuardia

A Delta plane skidded off a snow-covered runway at LaGuardia Airport just after 11 a.m. this morning and crashed into a fence. The flight, inbound from Atlanta, was evacuated, and there were no reports of injuries, though a fuel leak caused by the crash has reportedly shut down the airport until at least 7 pm. » 3/05/15 11:50am 9 minutes ago

McDonald's Has "No Budget" to Pay Artists at SXSW Showcase

SXSW, Austin's annual sticky-floored music industry sport coat and jeans cocaine marathon, wherein bands willingly exhaust themselves playing garbage sets for little or no money, deriving sustenance from tacos and the hope of "exposure," features a McDonald's showcase this year. And, no doy, they aren't paying. » 3/05/15 11:10am 49 minutes ago

Susan Sarandon Finally Dumped Her Ping-Pong Boyfriend 

Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon has been dating a man thirty years her junior for the last five years, but you knew that, I'm sure. His name is Jonathan Bricklin, and his job is running a New York City "ping-pong social club" in which Sarandon has invested. The good news is she dumped him. » 3/05/15 9:41am Today 9:41am

What Is This David Brooks Column About?

We are people, and people have lives. Lives involve losses. Losses of friends, of loved ones, of children, of parents. Everybody everywhere feels something about some loss sometime in this interconnected age; maybe even you feel things. Maybe then, also, you can explain what the hell David Brooks is on about in this… » 3/04/15 6:20pm Yesterday 6:20pm

Worldwide Octopus Uprising Continues With Aquarium Near-Escape 

The beaked and eight-tentacled monsters with which we enjoy a tenuously shared existence on this Earth are no longer content to sit placidly in their tanks and their oceans. Cephalopods the world over are rising up and out of the water, from Australia to the Pacific Northwest, and no land-dweller is safe. » 3/04/15 4:54pm Yesterday 4:54pm

My Year Ripping Off the Web With the Daily Mail Online

On July 11 of last year, the last day I arrived to work at the MailOnline newsroom in New York City and saw Keith Poole, our managing editor, standing outside smoking a cigarette. Even from a hundred yards away, it was clear that Poole—a generally pleasant Englishman who was the managing editor of the Daily Mail at… » 3/04/15 4:28pm Yesterday 4:28pm

Heavy Snow and Ugly Cold Blast Eastward, Boston Could Break Snow Record

Flooding rains, heavy snow, and dangerous ice are roaring groundward across the middle of the country this afternoon as a juicy series of slow-moving fronts slowly makes its way towards the coast. The disruptive storm could even push Boston to 108 inches of snow, making this the snowiest season ever recorded in the… » 3/04/15 4:01pm Yesterday 4:01pm

9 Facts About Computer Security That Experts Wish You Knew

Every day, you hear about security flaws, viruses, and evil hacker gangs that could leave you destitute — or, worse, bring your country to its knees. But what's the truth about these digital dangers? We asked computer security experts to separate the myths from the facts. Here's what they said. » 3/04/15 3:35pm Yesterday 3:35pm

George Washington Weighs in on Bibi Netanyahu's Speech to Congress

Arguments about the founding fathers' intent tend to be stupid. They are the province of elitist dullards and libertarian misrememberers. When not absurdly speculative, their cases ignore that our framers intended minorities and women to be chattel. But every so often, a framer speaks precisely to our modern condition. » 3/04/15 3:18pm Yesterday 3:18pm