This Is Why the Heat Index Is So Important

Out of the comfort and into the fire went the central United States this week as the latest NotReallyAPolarVortex left in a hurry. Temperatures themselves are hot enough — topping 105°F in places — but as the old phrase goes, it's not the heat that gets you, it's the humidity. On days like today, the heat index is… » 7/23/14 12:20pm 6 minutes ago

Oregon Voters Will Decide on Pot Legalization This November

A ballot initiative that would make recreational cannabis use lawful in Oregon has earned enough signatures to secure a place on the state's November ballot, meaning voters will soon decide whether to make Oregon the country's third state with legalized weed. » 7/23/14 11:50am 37 minutes ago

Aviva Rips Off and Throws Her Leg on Real Housewives of NY Finale

Let's make one thing perfectly clear: We are all lucky to be alive at a time when Vassar graduate Aviva Drescher, while at Le Cirque, proclaims, "The only thing that is artificial or fake about me is THIS!" and rips off her prosthetic leg, slams it on the table, then throws it at someone. Say what you will, but this… » 7/23/14 11:20am Today 11:20am

Nick Jonas Is Not Going To Make His Frickin' Bed Anymore, Alright?

Nick Jonas is tired of this crap. The one attractive Jonas Brother is feeling liberated these days now that he has been unshackled from the virginal boy band that made him famous, and Page Six has the scoop on the insane depths of his rebellion: a "buffed-up physique," a new "racy video" and an outright refusal to… » 7/23/14 11:15am Today 11:15am

NYC Dept. of Buildings: Leave Your Shitty Loft Now

The McKibbin Lofts, long a home (squat?) to the many artists, musicians, and vagrants who tumble through the crazy ol' Big Apple, has been issued a partial vacate order, slapped coldly on its front door by the Department of Buildings last Friday. » 7/23/14 11:09am Today 11:09am

No One Seems to Know Where Casey Kasem's Body Is

The body of legendary radio host (and voice of Scooby-Doo's Shaggy) Casey Kasem, reported missing last week from a Tacoma, Wash. funeral home, still hasn't been found. Kasem's corpse was reportedly located at another funeral home in Montreal on Monday, but that facility now denies having it. » 7/23/14 11:00am Today 11:00am

Coroner Rules Peaches Geldof's Death a Heroin Overdose

Coroners have ruled that Peaches Geldof, who was found dead at age 25 in April, died from a heroin overdose. The actress, singer, and daughter of Irish icon Bob Geldof had been taking methadone for two and a half years prior to her death, according to the BBC. » 7/23/14 10:26am Today 10:26am

Dwayne Johnson Tells the Story Behind That '90s Throwback Photo

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, famous patriot and good buddy, caused a stir on Instagram last week with a 1996 photo where he rocked the classic(?) turtleneck-and-chain look, accessorizing with both a belt and a fanny pack. No explanation, just pure, uncut '90s Rock. » 7/23/14 9:40am Today 9:40am

Man Dies on Beach After Sand Tunnel Collapses, Burying Him Alive

Adam Pye, 26, was killed at a Bay Area beach in California on Monday after a 10-foot-deep hole he was digging collapsed on him. At least 30 people—including emergency personnel and bystanders—tried to dig him out, but in the end he was buried for 35 minutes. He was pronounced dead on the scene. » 7/23/14 9:11am Today 9:11am