Zayn Malik: New Hair, New Piercing, Totally Loving Life After Leaving 1D

Zayny baby! Let’s rap. First you quit British boy band One Direction; then you blithely go on vacation with your fiancée Perrie Edwards; then you let some rumors fly about possibly getting married at Disneyland. And now, a major haircut and a nose piercing? You wanna tell us what’s going on? » 4/17/15 5:34pm Today 5:34pm

Forward or Delete: This Week's Fake Viral Photos

Occasionally, against all odds, you’ll see an interesting or even enjoyable picture on the Internet. But is it worth sharing, or just another Photoshop job that belongs in the digital trash heap? Check in here and find out if that viral photo deserves an enthusiastic “forward” or a pitiless “delete.” » 4/17/15 5:16pm Today 5:16pm

More Embarrassing Emails: The Sony Hack B-Sides

The huge, hemorrhaging Sony leak went down late last year, but even now we’re still discovering new tidbits. Since it’s now very easy and very safe to peruse the archives on your own, let’s see what we can can find together. » 4/17/15 5:00pm Today 5:00pm

The Gay Rights Struggle Is Not Over: A Chat With Michelangelo Signorile

“It’s time for us to be intolerant—intolerant of all forms of homophobia, transphobia, and all forms of bigotry against LBGT people,” writes journalist/SiriusXM host Michaelangelo Signorile in his new book, It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning True Equality. A call to… » 4/17/15 3:10pm Today 3:10pm

White History Month Isn’t Going to Pay For Itself You Know

A deli owner claims the backlash against the “white history month” sign he displayed in his store window during March has put him out of business. So he’s following in the footsteps of that anti-gay-marriage pizza place by asking for money on GoFundMe. » 4/17/15 3:00pm Today 3:00pm

The Terrorists Win: "Isis" Nixed From 2016's List of Hurricane Names

News came down from a mountaintop high in the Alps today that the overlords who control the weather have preemptively retired a potential hurricane name in the eastern Pacific to prevent panic attacks and immature snickering around the world. That name, of course, is “Isis.” » 4/17/15 2:47pm Today 2:47pm