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Debris Found in Indian Ocean Match Part Number of Missing MH370 Flight

The plane debris that washed up on an island shore this week match the part number of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, authorities announced Friday, rather loudly, one imagines, so as to be heard over the joyful sobbing of CNN producers.http://gawker.com/debris-found-i... » 7/31/15 9:19am 22 minutes ago

Cooler Weather on Track for Eastern U.S. Beginning Next Week

Just in time for the beginning of August, the jet stream is undergoing a readjustment that will bring a noticeable change in the weather over the United States for the next couple of weeks. The shift should bring cooler weather to much of the eastern U.S., while the West Coast stays as hot and dry as ever.
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SoulCycle Is a Cult and This Is Its Dumbass Manifesto

The only thing crazier than paying $32 (plus water and shoes) to ride an exercise bike in the dark is the way SoulCycle is describing itself to potential investors, now that it’s going public. The word “SOULccolade” makes an appearance.http://gawker.com/5978735/we-cam... » 7/30/15 6:05pm Yesterday 6:05pm

Does the Indictment of a Killer Cop Mean That Body Cams Work?

University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing has been indicted for murder in the shooting of Samuel Dubose, an unarmed black man. According to prosecutor Joseph Deters, video captured by Tensing’s body camera was the critical piece of evidence in the decision to pursue charges. Does this mean that cameras work? » 7/30/15 5:56pm Yesterday 5:56pm

Let's All Just Agree That Killing a Lion Is Worse Than Eating Chicken

The death of Cecil the Lion, slain by some bumpkin dentist whose life appears to now be hell, very quickly reached the point of hypothetical comparison, and today we keep moving down the line: eating chicken is “morally worse” than killing Cecil the Lion, says Vox’s Dylan Matthews. Now we must talk about why this is… » 7/30/15 5:41pm Yesterday 5:41pm

Brazil Is Full of Shit

Brazil, which I’m sure is a perfectly lovely country, has an overload of naturally occurring resource. That resource, unfortunately, isn’t diamonds or oil—it’s human excrement, which Olympic athletes will have to swim through if they want to win a medal next summer. » 7/30/15 4:34pm Yesterday 4:34pm

New York City, a crowded land sorely in need of housing, is in the midst of its “biggest building boom in a generation,” issuing new residential building permits at a pace not seen for more than 50 years. Soon there could be tens of thousands of new apartments that you can’t afford.
http://gawker.com/manhattan-full... » 7/30/15 3:30pm Yesterday 3:30pm

The Time Donald Trump's Ex-Wife Accused Him of Brutally Raping Her

During Donald Trump’s 1992 divorce proceedings, his wife provided a deposition that detailed an upsetting, ugly sexual assault. The episode was recounted in Lost Tycoon, a gossipy biography that’s now out of print—but you can read it right here.http://gawker.com/donald-trump-s... » 7/30/15 2:52pm Yesterday 2:52pm