There's No New Housing Bubble--Now Please Buy This DC Garage for $900K

All this talk about investors and cash buyers artificially bidding up housing prices? Ignore it. It’s just talk. Especially to you, since buying’s not really an option anyway, because all your money goes to investors and cash buyers as rent. Now, how’d you like to own this pile of bricks in Washington for, like, a… » 4/27/15 1:20pm 4 minutes ago

How New York City Buses Are Becoming Vehicles for Hate Speech

Last week, the federal courts chalked up another victory for the defense of American freedom—or, rather, for the American Freedom Defense Initiative. Judge John Koeltl of the Southern District of New York ruled that the MTA must display an advertisement known as “the ‘Killing Jews’ advertisement.”
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Viral Llamas Feel the Pressure of Fame Just Like You or Me

How do you think you’d react if you went “viral”? Would you capitalize on your fame? Would you resent your friends for uploading that video of you dancing to “Uptown Funk”? Would you accept your spot on Ellen? Two llamas—known worldwide for running wild in the streets of Arizona—have let fame change them. » 4/27/15 10:40am Today 10:40am

Rand Paul Will Gay-Marry a Drone If That's What You Really Want, America

Rand Paul, the great white hope, presumed enemy of extrajudicial killings from the air, shocked and disappointed his libertarian disciples today by embracing drone warfare and defending President Obama’s use of flying death machines to immolate two hostages held by Al Qaeda. » 4/27/15 10:32am Today 10:32am

John Oliver Reminds You That We Didn't Solve Sweatshop Labor in the '90s

Back in the ‘90s, there was a public outcry in America against cheap clothes produced in overseas sweatshops–often by children—but you don’t hear much about that anymore. Guess we must have solved the problem, huh? Actually, not so much. John Oliver devoted last night’s Last Week Tonight to explaining how things may… » 4/27/15 10:17am Today 10:17am

Stephen Hawking Breaks Silence About Zayn

We’ve all been taking about Zayn, whoever that is, a lot now all of a sudden, but one man has remained curiously silent: Stephen Hawking. What’s he hiding? What reason does he have to be such a coward re: stuff about Zayn? One brave fan got to the bottom of it this weekend during a Q&A event at the Sydney Opera House. » 4/27/15 10:00am Today 10:00am

You’re an Adult so Get a Real Mattress: Casper Delivers Comfort + Value

Despite spending a third of our time in bed, mattress shopping remains a dreaded activity. It's a soulless experience riddled with ambiguous terms, a lack of brand differentiation, smarmy sales people, and marked-up prices from major retail chains. Then there's Casper, who, with a direct-to-consumer model and a … » 4/24/15 11:03am Friday 11:03am