Democrats Now Consider Donald Trump a 'Serious' Republican Candidate 

Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy might seem like a joke—a dark, sad performance piece meant to reveal the ugly id of American voters—but the Democratic National Committee is taking the bid seriously. Trump is, after all, leading the current GOP field by an impressive margin.
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Bankrupt Bitcoin Kingpin Mark Karpeles Arrested in Tokyo

On Saturday, Mark Karpeles, CEO of bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, which collapsed spectacularly last year, was arrested in Tokyo on suspicion of illicitly stealing $1 million from the online financial platform, the New York Times reports.http://valleywag.gawker.com/mt-gox-died-an... » 8/01/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck's Ex-Nanny Loves All of the Attention

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s ex-nanny might or might not (or might) be the primary reason that the couple split. Who knows why they split? Maybe it was the memories of making Daredevil! What everyone does know: the ex-nanny is surely evil because she loves all of the attention she’s been getting. Page Six notes… » 8/01/15 11:15am Today 11:15am

Report: Subway Jared Claimed He Paid For Sex With a Teenager

Business Insider has acquired an affidavit containing text messages apparently sent between former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle and a former female subway franchisee. In them, Fogle reportedly asks her to advertise herself for sex on Craigslist and claims he paid for sex with a 16-year-old girl. » 8/01/15 10:40am Today 10:40am

Atlantic Dead Quiet as Hawaii Cautiously Watches Hurricane Guillermo

Hurricane activity in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans really begins to pick up intensity at the beginning of August, building up to the peak of the seasons in the middle of September. Right on cue, we have our seventh named storm in the eastern Pacific—possibly threatening Hawaii—while the Atlantic Ocean is dead… » 7/31/15 6:17pm Yesterday 6:17pm

Are There Any Shows on TLC Not Tainted by Pedophilia or Violence?

Another day, another TLC scandal. In fact, today, there were two: one involving a dead puppy, and another involving a pedophile producer who worked on at least three shows centered around children. The Learning Channel? More like The Make the Same Mistakes Over and Over And Never Learn Channel. » 7/31/15 4:47pm Yesterday 4:47pm

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.”
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Here Is a Massive List of Max Read Owns

Malcolm Read passed away on Monday, July 20. Not a particularly masculine man, Max leaves behind a bad, unwanted website, 20 dirty children, and a cat named Khaleesi. His spirit has retreated to Italy, where he will wander the stalls of the Palazzo de Amore, gently picking up and putting down various cashmere scarves… » 7/31/15 4:15pm Yesterday 4:15pm

Seattle Breaks Record for Most 90°+ Days Ever Recorded in One Year

Yesterday’s high temperature in Seattle was 94°F, breaking the record as the city’s tenth day so far this year with a high temperature at or above 90°F. This brutal July smashed extremes across the Pacific Northwest, shattering record high temperatures and giving many cities their warmest Julys on record. » 7/31/15 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Other Officers at Scene Won't Be Charged for Lies in Sam DuBose Killing

Two University of Cincinnati police officers who witnessed fellow cop Ray Tensing fatally shoot unarmed black driver Sam DuBose will not face criminal charges. Officers Phillip Kidd and David Lindenschmidt gave accounts of the shooting that turned out to be inconsistent with the footage from Tensing’s body camera. A… » 7/31/15 3:42pm Yesterday 3:42pm

Ice-T & Coco Discuss Their New Baby, Talk Show, and Forever Love

Ice-T and Coco finish each others’ sentences. It’s something you might expect from newlyweds, or couples otherwise in the dawn of their relationships, but the duo has been married since 2002, and their tangible affinity for one another has been a representation of relationship goals since Ice Loves Coco, the reality… » 7/31/15 3:40pm Yesterday 3:40pm