U.S. to Send up to 3,000 Troops to Africa to Combat Spreading Ebola

President Obama is expected to announced today a serious expansion of the American military and healthcare presence in Africa to combat the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history. Up to 3,000 troops could be dispatched to the country to build treatment centers, train healthcare workers, and set up a military command… » 9/16/14 8:17am 30 minutes ago

Here Is a $900 Ticket for Lena Dunham’s Book Tour

Lena Dunham’s upcoming book tour, for her highly-anticipated memoir Not That Kind of Girl, quickly sold out in July. If you didn’t nab a ticket then, and have nearly a grand to spare, you’re in luck: One New Yorker is selling his or her general admission ticket to Dunham’s October 21 reading at the Brooklyn Academy… » 9/15/14 8:56pm Yesterday 8:56pm

Adrian Peterson Accused Of Beating Another Son, Leaving Facial Scar

Adrian Peterson has already been indicted on charges he beat one of his children, and a new report from KHOU alleges that he beat another. KHOU reports the mother of a different four-year-old son of Peterson's filed a report with Child Protective Services because of a beating the Vikings running back gave the child. » 9/15/14 8:16pm Yesterday 8:16pm

Cabo San Lucas Devastated by Category Three Hurricane Odile

In the worst case scenario come true, the southern tip of Mexico's Baja Peninsula took a direct hit from Hurricane Odile last night. The storm, a category three with winds of 125 MPH at landfall, caused colossal damage to the heavily-frequented tourist destination, including Cabo San Lucas. » 9/15/14 6:19pm Yesterday 6:19pm

Kanye Responds to Wheelchair Incident: "I'm a Married, Christian Man"

In what certain outlets have characterized as a "rant," Kanye West responded to media publications (like ours) that reported he told a fan in a wheelchair to "stand up" at one of his concerts. His response? "I'm a married, Christian man... pick another target." » 9/15/14 5:25pm Yesterday 5:25pm

Is Chris Brown Wearing Rihanna's Necklace? An Investigation

Perhaps you've noticed that Chris Brown has been walking around wearing a new chain recently. Some blogs have reported that this nice piece of jewelry bears a striking resemblance to a necklace Rihanna once kissed in a mysterious undated black-and-white photograph. Could Brown be sending secret signals about his love… » 9/15/14 5:13pm Yesterday 5:13pm

What Former Sluts Tell Their Daughters About Sex

You're a mom. You've had a daughter. You want to tell her the truth about sex. You yourself were "promiscuous" back in the day (or maybe still are, whatever that means). What to do? So inquired a recent online thread that highlights some interesting ideas about how we talk to girls about sexuality, including our own. » 9/15/14 4:35pm Yesterday 4:35pm

Your Guide To The Explosive Airbag Recall That Affects 14 Million Cars

While the world may be burned out on hearing about automotive recalls after General Motors' acknowledged their ignition switch defect and then recalled just about every car they've made in the last 17 years, drivers now face a safety problem that is far more widespread and possibly even more dangerous. » 9/15/14 4:19pm Yesterday 4:19pm

The Patents Used to Prove Chemtrails Are Not What They Seem

For over fourteen years, a U.S. Navy patent, no. 3899144, has been used to suggest that the federal government is secretly dispersing a powdered chemical substance in the atmosphere, for reasons that are murky and contested. It's a leap in logic nearly as old as the chemtrail conspiracy theories themselves. » 9/15/14 4:02pm Yesterday 4:02pm

Convicted Killer on Parole Stabs Woman to Death, Eats Her Brains

Indiana police arrested Joseph Oberhansley—a convicted killer on parole—last week in connection to the killing of Tammy Jo Blanton, who was stabbed to death in her Jeffersonville home. Oberhansley reportedly admitted to police that he ate part of Blanton's brain, heart, and lungs after killing her. "He further… » 9/15/14 3:53pm Yesterday 3:53pm