Seattle's First Legal Weed Is Going in a Museum

Deb Greene waited in line for hours to become Seattle's first legal recreational weed customer, buying OG Kush from Cannabis City when it opened July 8. Unlike her counterpart in Spokane, she didn't immediately go home and get totally ripped, but saved the bud for posterity. » 7/22/14 2:19pm 29 minutes ago

NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony Is Now a Venture Capitalist

NBA forward Carmelo Anthony is already rich. The seven time All-Star just signed a five-year contract with the New York Knicks worth a reported $122 to 129 million. But Anthony wants to gamble with his wealth like everyone else, and is putting part of his fortune into Silicon Valley's startup scene. » 7/22/14 1:44pm Today 1:44pm

Sean Bean Thinks This Huge Game of Thrones Spoiler Is Pretty Obvious

Tired of dying in practically every single film or TV show in which he appears, Sean Bean perked up when an interviewer mentioned he might be able to rejoin the cast of Game of Thrones through flashbacks that are (almost) certainly coming in season 5. But Bean got a little too excited, and may have confirmed a popular… » 7/22/14 1:32pm Today 1:32pm

Ken Ham: NASA Is Pointless Because Aliens Are Going to Hell Anyway

Ken Ham, the young-Earth creationist minister who had his ass gently-but-firmly handed to him in a debate with Bill Nye earlier this year, has had it with "the desperate and fruitless search for extraterrestrial life." Aliens can't be real, because the Bible says Earth is special. And if they are real, they're all… » 7/22/14 12:40pm Today 12:40pm

Appeals Court Rules That Red States Will Get Even Less Obamacare

A federal appeals court ruled today that due to the wording of the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare subsidies are unauthorized in states that haven't set up their own insurance exchanges. In those states, which are mostly Republican-controlled, the IRS had been granting subsidies to customers who purchased insurance… » 7/22/14 12:28pm Today 12:28pm

Mississippi River Towns Completely Swamped By Disgusting, Slimy Flies

The annual "mayfly hatch," as it's so charmingly known in towns along the Mississippi River, has yielded a specific kind of repulsion the past few days as the pests that commonly hatch along river towns have burst onto everything from gas pumps to soda machines to busy roads, causing car accidents. » 7/22/14 12:18pm Today 12:18pm

What did legendary troll Weev do during his time in prison? "He taught members of the Aryan Brotherhood to sing 'Springtime for Hitler' from the Brooks movie The Producers," David Kushner reports for Matter. Next for Weev: a hedge fund. » 7/22/14 12:17pm Today 12:17pm

Brooklyn Bar Owner Sentenced to Prison After Scamming 100 Couples

Jason Stevens, the owner of Brooklyn bar and wedding venue reBar, was sentenced on Monday to serve as many as 10 years in prison for grand larceny and tax fraud. Earlier this year, Stevens abruptly shuttered reBar and disappeared with more than $1.3 million in wedding deposits belonging to at least 100 couples. » 7/22/14 11:52am Today 11:52am

Summer Hybrids That'll Put Jorts to Shame

Bringing together two great things to create a third, greater thing is not only a solid source of summer fun, it's the origin of many a seasonal staple. Take, for instance, the Arnold Palmer (lemonade + iced tea), or parasailing (parachuting + boating), or hats with tiny, battery-powered fans on the brim (hats +… » 7/22/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm