Here's Neil DeGrasse Tyson's Snappy Comeback to "Aliens Going to Hell"

Last week, creationist minister Ken Ham responded to a NASA astronomer's estimate that "in the next 20 years we will find out we are not alone in the universe" by declaring the search for extraterrestrials "pointless" because they're all going to hell anyway. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, astronomical badass, went on Real Time… » 7/28/14 1:20pm 23 minutes ago

U.S. Successfully Exports its Second Amendment Values to Afghanistan

This is America, and when America launches a war to make not-America more like America, by God, America does it right. Which is why we can now declare unconditional victory in Afghanistan: victory for the American bedrock value of flooding a country with legal guns that end up in illegal hands. » 7/28/14 1:13pm 30 minutes ago

I Need a Dollar: Should You Give to New York's Homeless?

I met Roger Blondell around 2 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon in early July. A tall chubby black man, Blondell's jeans were worn in and his shirt looked like he'd had it on for a few days. Still, he didn't seem quite homeless. We were standing on the corner of 24th Street, at 7th Avenue, across from Whole Foods. "Can you… » 7/28/14 12:30pm Today 12:30pm

Arya Stark Went to Comic-Con in Disguise and Fooled Everyone

Although George R.R. Martin was all over Comic-Con this year, not everyone involved in Game of Thrones was so hungry for the San Diego spotlight. Maisie Williams, the hilarious young actress who plays Arya Stark, preferred to roam the convention floor in relative anonymity. » 7/28/14 11:17am Today 11:17am

Popular Professor Was on Cell Phone When He Was Ambushed by His Killer

New details obtained by ABC News make clear that nationally renowned law blogger and Florida State University professor Dan Markel was marked for murder at his Tallahassee home, but they deepen the mystery of who committed the crime and why. » 7/28/14 11:00am Today 11:00am

Lifetime's The Choking Game: A New Teen Scare Classic

Hey teens and adults without a dealer, are you looking for a way to get a extra shot of mojo, just a little boost to make you feel like you can do anything? Why not try the choking game, which has been providing a shot of euphoria through cutting off the brain's oxygen supply to...let's call them curious parties for… » 7/28/14 10:40am Today 10:40am

I Need a Dollar: Should You Give to New York's Homeless?

I met Roger Blondell around 2 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon in early July. A tall chubby black man, Blondell's jeans were worn in and his shirt looked like he'd had it on for a few days. Still, he didn't seem quite homeless. We were standing on the corner of 24th Street, at 7th Avenue, across from Whole Foods. "Can you… » 7/28/14 12:30pm Today 12:30pm