Here's Why Hundreds of Nail Salon Owners Are Protesting the New York Times

At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, a large crowd of nail salon owners and workers gathered outside the Manhattan offices of the New York Times. They came demanding apology and retribution for a two-part exposé by Sarah Maslin Nir, which, they say, has caused “grievous harm to our reputations and to our small shops.”
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Report: Ben Carson Once Left a Sponge in a Patient's Brain

Ben Carson, a celebrated neurosurgeon credited as the first surgeon to successfully separate twins conjoined at the head, has had his share of allegedly severe missteps, according to a new report from the National Enquirer. The investigation allegedly uncovered six malpractice lawsuits against the candidate, one of… »10/07/15 4:15pmToday 4:15pm

This Week In Tabloids: Leo Breaks the Pussy Posse's Golden Rule By Getting Engaged

Welcome to Midweek Madness, where we go to our new magazine store, ask for the tabloids, get told they’re “not in yet,” take the train FOUR STOPS to the better, bigger, more reliable magazine store, buy the tabloids, take the train FOUR STOPS to get back to the office, read them while walking, and nearly get hit by a… »10/07/15 3:31pmToday 3:31pm

China has some of the most insane traffic jams on this planet

Hell. Pain. Agony. Anger. Madness. To the point where you just start punching your steering wheel and try to rip off your car’s roof and scream until your forehead and neck veins burst and then cry like a crazy person. That’s what it must feel like going through this insane traffic jam just outside of Beijing, China.… »10/07/15 3:05pmToday 3:05pm

Today's Best Deals: Cheap Halloween Costumes, a Closer Shave, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »10/07/15 1:15pmToday 1:15pm

Vogue Writer: What's So Wrong With Trying to Fuck the Actress I'm Interviewing? 

Unfortunately for Léa Seydoux, the French actress who’s starring in the upcoming Bond movie Spectre, Vogue UK hired restaurant critic Giles Coren to interview her for the magazine’s November cover story. The piece itself is as yet unreleased, but Coren gave the world a behind-the-scenes look at his writing process in… »10/07/15 12:41pmToday 12:41pm

Mac and Cheese Is Gross

This week a college student reportedly got himself expelled from the University of Connecticut over one of our society’s most disgusting inventions: mac and cheese. How embarrassing—I’m of course referring not to his drunken behavior, but to his base, stomach-turning craving which, I’m afraid to say, entirely… »10/07/15 12:00pmToday 12:00pm

Citizens of Earth, Do Not Panic If Brilliant, Glowing Clouds Fill the Sky Tonight

You know your crazy relative who’s always suspicious of black SUVs? Quick—block him on Facebook. NASA is scheduled to launch a suborbital rocket from Wallops Island, Virginia, on Wednesday night, and as one of its experiments, it will eject colorful clouds of vapor more than a hundred miles above the ground in order… »10/07/15 11:51amToday 11:51am

Nicki Minaj Gets the Final Word on Miley Cyrus Feud

In the latest issue of the New York Times magazine, Nicki Minaj says something extremely well-reasoned regarding Miley Cyrus’s engagement with black culture. It is pointed and specific without getting unfairly personal or malicious. All internet thinkpieces should strive for its tone and succinctness. In fact, it is,… »10/07/15 11:42amToday 11:42am

Drunken Mac and Cheese Tantrum-Baby Reportedly Expelled from UConn 

Luke Gatti, the 19-year-old University of Connecticut student who swaggered into a campus cafeteria with a beer Sunday night and drunkenly demanded some “fucking jalapeño bacon mac and cheese,” has reportedly been expelled from the university over the incident. »10/07/15 11:30amToday 11:30am

The Ultimate Madonna Stan Wrote a Book About Her That's the Size of a Phone Book

As someone who has enjoyed Madonna’s work for the past 30+ years, Matthew Rettenmund’s Encyclopedia Madonnica 20 interests me. But as someone who engages with extreme human behavior for my job, Matthew Rettenmund’s Encyclopedia Madonnica 20 fascinates me. And the behavior I’m most fascinated by is not Madonna’s, but… »10/07/15 11:14amToday 11:14am