Are Attractive Women Really More Likely to be Straight?

Chris Rock once joked that men are only as faithful as their options, and new research suggests that women may only be as heterosexual as their options—with more attractive women more likely to identify as 100 percent hetero, and less attractive women more open to other sexual identities. Of course, the implied… » 8/30/15 4:45pm 59 minutes ago

Three Children Hospitalized After Austrian Police Stop Van Full of Refugees

Less than a day after a truck containing 71 decomposing bodies was found outside Vienna, police stopped a small van carrying 26 refugees in northern Austria, including three small children who were hospitalized with severe dehydration, the New York Times reports.http://gawker.com/someone-left-a... » 8/30/15 3:30pm Today 3:30pm

The Case of the MH370 Wing Segment Keeps Getting Weirder

When a wing section of a Boeing 777 washed up on the Indian Ocean island of La Réunion last month, the Malaysian government quickly ascribed the part to missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. But an ongoing investigation has failed to verify this claim, and the story just keeps getting weirder. » 8/30/15 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

Braves Fan Dies After Falling From Turner Field Upper Deck

On Saturday night, a man at Turner Field fell from the upper deck during the seventh inning of the Atlanta Braves 3-1 loss to the New York Yankees. He was transferred to the Grady Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead a little after 11 p.m. The man was later identified as Gregory Murrey of Alpharetta, Ga. by the… » 8/30/15 11:30am Today 11:30am

Twitter Refuses James Woods' Request to Name User Who Called Him "Cocaine Addict"

Actor James Woods loves drama. Early last month, he filed a $10 million lawsuit against some guy on Twitter for calling him “a cocaine addict.” Subsequently, his attorneys subpoenaed Twitter to unmask the pseudonymous “Abe List,” a request that Twitter has refused, according to the Hollywood Reporter. » 8/30/15 11:00am Today 11:00am

Seamless Is Down and People Are Freaking Out

At this very moment, all around New York City, grown, adult humans are gathered around empty plates, clutching morsel-less silverware and hurling epithets at a faceless brand on Twiter. The only sound: A grim busy signal pulsing through the speakerphone and the low grumble of stomachs. Eyes dart to the left, to the… » 8/29/15 10:11pm Yesterday 10:11pm

Tropical Storm Erika Croaks, But Heavy Rain Is Still Possible in Florida 

Remember Erika? The mountains of Hispaniola and Cuba tore it to bits, and the National Hurricane Center declared it dead at 9:30 this morning. All that tropical moisture has to go somewhere, though, and Florida could still see several inches of rain from its remnants. Tropical downpours on saturated soil will lead to… » 8/29/15 6:01pm Yesterday 6:01pm

Elders Threaten Gang Rape of Two Indian Women as Punishment  

On July 30, 23-year old Meenakshi Kumari and her 15-year-old sister were sentenced to be gang-raped by a group of village elders in the Baghpat district. The sisters weren’t convicted of any crimes, rather their sentence was punishment for their brother’s elopement. Vice reports: » 8/29/15 4:15pm Yesterday 4:15pm