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 49 minutes ago

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 Today 3:52pm

Kirsten Dunst Thinks Actresses Ask To Be Sexually Harassed

Kirsten Dunst, former it girl and current person who says things that are maybe kinda sexist, is at it again. First she told Harper's Bazaar UK that traditional gender roles are her jam. And now she's saying in W magazine that actresses who get taken advantage of by their directors are probably asking for it. » 4/18/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

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 Today 12:00pm