Cameras Captured the Moment a Hurricane Destroyed a Hotel Lobby

Hurricane Odile caused immense damage in Cabo San Lucas last month when it struck with 125 MPH winds. Storm chasers riding out the storm at a hotel obtained terrifying security camera footage from the moment powerful winds in Odile's eye punched through the lobby.http://thevane.gawker.com/cabo-san-lucas... » 10/23/14 9:20pm Yesterday 9:20pm

Project Runway Open Thread: The Season Finale

This is a week of fashion goodbyes, it seems. First (and most importantly), we bid adieu to the great Oscar de la Renta. And tonight, we say farewell to the not-so-great Season 13 of Project Runway. Join us in our season-finale open thread, as we drink, weep, laugh and try to make sense of it all! » 10/23/14 8:04pm Yesterday 8:04pm

You Can Smoke Pot in NYC as Long as You Live in a White Neighborhood

This week, the Drug Policy Alliance published a report on the demographics and geography of pot possession arrests in de Blasio's New York, of which BuzzFeed has a detailed analysis. The results: Smoking weed is pretty much OK if you live in Bensonhurst, but not if you live in Bed Stuy. » 10/23/14 6:07pm Yesterday 6:07pm

Study Says Venture Capitalists Are Nervous For the First Time in Years

There's a cool new trend sweeping Sand Hill Road and it's called self-doubt. Just look at your Tweetdeck. Everybody who's anybody is suddenly spazzing out. According to the Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index, confidence levels have chilled for the first time since early 2012. » 10/23/14 6:03pm Yesterday 6:03pm

Thursday Night TV Implores You Not to Sweep The Leg

Solar eclipse this afternoon, Mercury comes out of retrograde tomorrow, and that's all I know today about our common enemy, the sky. While you're setting your intentions and figuring out that your phone is actually not broken like you thought, but was being acted upon by astronomy like a dick, here's some TV to chill… » 10/23/14 5:59pm Yesterday 5:59pm

Why I Will Never Tell My Daughter to Give You a Hug

I feel grumpy. It's probably too late for me to be up. There's a house full of people, some kind of party. I go to my parents' room to lie on the bed, and my Grandpa Pat comes after me. He wants a hug and a kiss. I don't feel like it. I like him, but I'm always a little shy: he's got that big barrel chest and smells… » 10/23/14 5:05pm Yesterday 5:05pm

Why Is a Conservative Group Running These Ridiculous Pro-Weed Hulu Ads?

If you live in North Carolina and you watch a lot of online TV, you might have seen the ads. "More weed, less war," exclaims a twentysomething dudebro in one of them, waving a pot leaf-emblazoned poster. "Vote Sean Haugh...Ohhhh Yeah." But Haugh, a Libertarian Senate candidate, has nothing to do with them. » 10/23/14 4:33pm Yesterday 4:33pm

Ello Raises $5.5 Million to Stay Anti-Corporate

When a small group of disgruntled Facebook users decamped to Ello four weeks ago, a million more people followed looking for The Next Big Thing in Social Networking. But Ello's newcomers didn't find much reason to stick around, and the anti-advertising "Facebook killer" is already fading away into the internet's… » 10/23/14 4:24pm Yesterday 4:24pm

Doctor Who Treated Ebola in Guinea Being Tested for Virus in NYC

A doctor who returned from West Africa last week is being tested for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan. Dr. Craig Spencer, who reportedly worked with Doctors Without Borders treating the deadly virus in Guinea, was rushed to the hospital earlier today after showing signs of a high fever and gastrointestinal… » 10/23/14 4:13pm Yesterday 4:13pm