Thanks, Heartbleed: Obamacare Site Urges Users to Change Passwords

If you have an account on Healthcare.gov, you might consider getting a new password. The internet security flaw known as Heartbleed, which left everyone's personal data on Google and Facebook open for the taking, hasn't reared its ugly head at Obamacare, but the administration is encouraging users to be proactive just… » 4/19/14 10:41am 33 minutes ago

The Great Big Bryan Singer Sex Party Mailbag

X-Men director Bryan Singer strenuously denies that he drugged and raped a 17-year-old in 1998, and claims he has evidence to prove that he wasn't even in Hawaii at the time the assault is said to have been taken place there. But the accusation has opened the floodgates of stories, memories, rumors and gossip—much of… » 4/18/14 6:05pm Yesterday 6:05pm

Ernie Pyle, War Correspondent, Died on This Day in 1945

Journalism has a short shelf life, which is why people who are not journalists mostly don't remember the name "Ernie Pyle" anymore. He died on this day in 1945, doing what he had done more or less throughout World War II, which was to say hang around with a bunch of troops on the front lines of a difficult war so he… » 4/18/14 4:40pm Yesterday 4:40pm

The Internet of Things Will Make Millions Selling Your Personal Data


Tech companies that make connected devices like FitBits and Nest thermostats are in an plum position. They rake in revenue every time someone buys their product, leaving the freeloaders to Facebook and Twitter. But the real prize isn't the cost of the device, it's your personal data. » 4/18/14 3:52pm Yesterday 3:52pm

Meet the Maids Who Clean Manhattan's Filthy Apartments and Messy Lives

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What really goes on in Manhattan's glass apartments? To welcome back Lifetime's primetime drama Devious Maids, Studio@Gawker sent out a reporter to ask three real-life New York City housecleaners about their jobs, their lives, and their clients. Here's the dirt she dug up. [Note: All names have been changed with the… » 4/18/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm