This Winter Sucked and It's on Its Last Gasps, Thank God

It's about time: winter is finally on its way out and warmer temperatures are just around the corner. We still have another week or two of cold weather to get through in the east, but that's amateur hour compared to the past three months. This winter was like a weird, climatic rap feud between east and west. » 3/02/15 4:26pm 17 minutes ago

Why Is Everyone Angry With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu?

On March 3, the Israeli head of state Benjamin Netanyahu will speak before both chambers of Congress about the ongoing negotiations between the United States and the Iranian government over the latter’s ability to acquire and develop nuclear technologies. It’s already considered one of the most controversial… » 3/02/15 4:20pm 24 minutes ago

Attention! Attention: It Is Very Likely That Jared Leto Got a Haircut

On December 24th, 2014, Jared Leto posted to Instagram an older photo of himself with a short haircut. He captioned this photo "Haircut. #2015." Since that moment, we have waited impatiently, grinding our teeth, digging into the earth endlessly simply to release our tension, refusing food due to its dearth of the » 3/02/15 3:59pm 44 minutes ago

Mommy Blogger Found Guilty of Murder in Poisoning Death of Her Son

Lacey Spears, the Chestnut Ridge, N.Y. mom accused of slowly poisoning her son to death while she blogged about his illness, was found guilty Monday of second degree murder, the Lower Hudson Journal News reported. Prosecutors argued that Spears killed her 5-year-old, Garnett, by putting salt in his feeding tube while… » 3/02/15 2:55pm Today 2:55pm

Canada's Mystery Tunnel Built by Two Men for "Personal Reasons" (Sex?)

Earlier this month, Canadian police discovered a secret tunnel near one of Toronto's sports arenas. Panic quickly ensued—was it built by terrorists looking to disrupt this summer's Pan American Games? As it turns out, no. The tunnel was actually built by two dudes who told police they used it for "personal reasons." » 3/02/15 2:26pm Today 2:26pm

10,000 Elephants in the Room: I Made It Through CPAC Without Puking

I am sitting in a rented banquet chair watching Carly Fiorina remove her headset. In a moment, I will stand, smile with false confidence, and replace Fiorina in the chair she vacates, facing the questions of two right wing radio hosts. I was out until 3 a.m. last night drinking whiskey with both of my imminent… » 3/02/15 2:25pm Today 2:25pm

Which Online Money Transfer Service Is the Most Secure?

Dear Lifehacker,
Services like Venmo, Square Cash and other instant money-transfer services make sending a money to friends, splitting a check, or paying the rent easy. However, Venmo was just called out for its lax security, and now I'm spooked. Which of these apps are secure? Can I trust them? » 3/02/15 2:16pm Today 2:16pm

The Smellgood, Feelgood, Mostly Goodgood Boys Come to New York City

On Wednesday night, 17,000 people flooded into Madison Square Garden. There were countless Rangers jerseys, scores of Strong Island's finest haircuts, innumerable pairs of Uggs, two tattooed Southern boys with megawatt charm, a magician, and me. Screens around the rim of the Garden projected images of a green card… » 3/02/15 2:08pm Today 2:08pm

The Dress and #Ferguson Are Two Sides of the Social Media Explosion

To understand the mass hysteria around The Dress last week, you can't compare it to other memes. You have to compare it to political events like #Ferguson, which are its diametrical opposite. Except in one way. » 3/02/15 2:00pm Today 2:00pm

John Oliver Makes America's Crumbling, Underfunded Infrastructure Sexy

America's roads, bridges and dams are slowly crumbling on top of us, and there's no longer enough funding for routine inspection, let alone maintenance, of all this unsexy infrastructure. Enter John Oliver, who tried Sunday night to do for infrastructure repairs what he did last year for net neutrality. » 3/02/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Leonardo DiCaprio and Rihanna's Sexy Romance Finally Captured on Film

Though he's never won an Academy Award, Leonardo DiCaprio, actor and founding member of the Pussy Posse, can consider himself the recipient of one great prize: the company of MAC Cosmetics VIVA GLAM Rihanna™ model Rihanna. —Or can he? Yes, he can, and this photo has proved it. » 3/02/15 11:50am Today 11:50am

The Creeps of Reddit Are Outraged Over New Masturbation Obstacles

Last week, Reddit announced a new policy: If someone informs the site that their naked pictures have been published without their permission, the pics will be taken down. This radically reasonable policy has left Reddit's entitled masturbators furious and fed up. » 3/02/15 11:37am Today 11:37am

Tiaras, Toe-sucking & Squidgy: How British Media Took Over the World

The British Isles have brought many innovations into the world: tea time, reality TV singing competitions, imperialism. And, of course, scandal. Between inventing and refining the art of tabloid journalism, and providing homegrown material for the papers in the form of the royal family, it's clear that the British… » 3/02/15 4:00pm 44 minutes ago