Israel Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels "With or Without" a Cease-fire

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu put Israel's military plans plainly this morning: "We have neutralized dozens of terror tunnels and we are committed to complete this mission, with or without a cease-fire." The Israeli army has called up 16,000 more reservists and asked the U.S. for more ammunition. » 7/31/14 8:34am 25 minutes ago

Russell Brand Blasts Sean Hannity, Says He Looks Like a Ken Doll

Truth-teller and philosopher Russell Brand goes after Fox News talking head Sean Hannity in the latest episode of his web series The Trews, castigating the anchor for his segment on the Israel-Palestine conflict as only "interested in shouting, and pointing, and simplifying things." » 7/30/14 11:30pm Yesterday 11:30pm

Gunman Opens Fire On Mobile Home in North Carolina, Killing Two

A North Carolina man is dead following a shootout with authorities after opening fire on a mobile home, killing two people. Reuters reports that alleged shooter Andrew Michaelis had argued with his wife prior to the incident. She took shelter at her father's trailer at the Crystal Springs Mobile Home Park. Michaelis… » 7/30/14 10:55pm Yesterday 10:55pm

Red Robin Owns Distinction of Serving America's Unhealthiest Meal

Red Robin is home to the unhealthiest meal in America, according to USA Today. In a report released by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, the "Monster" double burger, "bottomless" fries and a "Monster" milkshake clocks in at 3,450 calories. Also on the list were offerings from The Cheesecake Factory,… » 7/30/14 10:12pm Yesterday 10:12pm

Brian Williams "Reports" His Daughter Allison's Casting in Peter Pan

Allison Williams must be so embarrassed right now. Her dad, Brian, "reported" on the NBC Nightly News tonight her casting in NBC's forthcoming live production of Peter Pan. "Family members confirm that she's been rehearsing for this role since the age of three and they look forward to seeing her fly," he said on-air. » 7/30/14 9:24pm Yesterday 9:24pm

Teen Sets Self On Fire for Dumb YouTube "Fire Challenge"

A teenager in Kentucky was hospitalized and treated for burns after participating in a "fire challenge," a teen craze sweeping the nation in which you pour alcohol on yourself and light it on fire. WKYT reports that the teen, who did not reveal his name to press, simply "poured alcohol on it, and lit it, and it… » 7/30/14 9:10pm Yesterday 9:10pm

Drew Barrymore's Half-Sister Jessica Found Dead in Car

The body of Drew Barrymore's half-sister Jessica was discovered in a parked car near San Diego, Tuesday. The woman who found her body, Marta Lopez, told the ABC affiliate in San Diego that she discovered Barrymore with an energy drink between her legs and white pills strewn across the passenger seat. » 7/30/14 7:35pm Yesterday 7:35pm

Google Eviction Specialist Refuses to Be Served Lawsuit

Jack Halprin may be the head of Google's armada of eDiscovery lawyers, but he's becoming an serial evictor back in San Francisco. After purchasing a seven-unit building in the Mission District in 2012, he quickly began illegally evicting his tenants. But now four of his tenants are suing him for violating a litany… » 7/30/14 7:20pm Yesterday 7:20pm

Israeli Army Member Crowdfunded Battle Gear for Urban Warfare

Two years ago, students at ITP, NYU's "high-tech funhouse," built a fake Kickstarter to warn viewers about the possibility that crowdfunding platforms might eventually be used for warfare. That bit of online performance art turned out to be prescient. Earlier this week, a campaign on Crowdtilt successfully raised… » 7/30/14 6:42pm Yesterday 6:42pm

Justin Bieber on Orlando Bloom Fight: [Photo of Orlando Bloom Weeping]

Justin Bieber just posted the above photo to Instagram. It's a photo of Orlando Bloom crying, or a photo of Orlando Bloom looking like he's crying, in case you were wondering if Bieber had an official comment on the most hilarious beef of the year/decade/century/millennium/Willennnium. » 7/30/14 5:35pm Yesterday 5:35pm

Friendship Means Saving Your Bestie From Herself

It's National Friendship Day, and, really, is there a more important holiday? If life is a cheesy 80's movie, friends are the weed edibles that make it watchable. Without amigos, who would stop us from getting baby bangs? Your friends constantly save you from the horrorshow that is your life, and it's time to repay… » 7/30/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm