Guinea's Ebola Health Team Missing, May Have Been Kidnapped and Killed

Guinea health officials responsible for educating the public about Ebola have gone missing, according to reports compiled by the BBC. The officials were apparently pelted with stones by villagers in the Nzerekore region, and Guinea's government now fears they may have been kidnapped and killed. » 9/18/14 12:12pm 51 minutes ago

How to Spend 36 Hours in Central Park

If you're looking for a good time when you visit New York, you can read how to spend 36 Hours (Straight) in Central Park in today's New York Times, or you can just do what I did: spend 36 hours in Central Park over the course of nine years. After all, you got plans to sleep in the park this weekend? Wayward tourists,… » 9/18/14 11:53am Today 11:53am

Tim & Eric's New Show Actually Doesn't Suck

Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim are returning to Adult Swim tonight with a new anthology, Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories, premiering at 12:15 a.m., and what you should know is: You, like me, can be a totally hip, with-it kind of person and be exhausted with Tim & Eric, with Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! and Tim… » 9/18/14 11:19am Today 11:19am

ISIS Releases New Video of Captured British Journalist John Cantlie

On Thursday, ISIS released a video of captured British journalist John Cantlie. In the video, Cantlie, who was abducted in Syria in October 2012, calmly tells the viewer that the British government has "abandoned" him and promises to explain, over a series of subsequent videos, the "truth" behind ISIS and the ways in… » 9/18/14 10:47am Today 10:47am

Report: "Bitchy" Fashion Week Models Put Cigs in Kendall Jenner's Drink

Teen fashion model and Kim Kardashian sister Kendall Jenner learned some important lessons at New York Fashion Week this year. 1) nepotism is a double-edged sword, and 2) fashion models are hungry and therefore mean! Reportedly, a gaggle of models without famous sisters put cigarettes in Kendall's drink backstage. » 9/18/14 10:19am Today 10:19am

Where Do You Go After Writing Your Ending? A Q&A With John Darnielle

On September 16, John Darnielle—best known as the singer/guitarist and essential constituent of the band the Mountain Goats—released his debut novel, Wolf in White Van. A day later, the National Book Foundation announced it had been nominated to the long list for the 2014 National Book Award for fiction. » 9/18/14 10:12am Today 10:12am

Prince, Madonna, and Michael Jackson Singles, Ranked

Prince, Madonna, and Michael Jackson were born within three months of each other in the middle of 1958. (Kate Bush was also born during this time period.) During the '80s, they redefined the way we consume pop music, and the cults they spawned predicted the rabid fandom that we see around most current pop superstars.… » 9/18/14 10:02am Today 10:02am

New Surveillance Video Shows Missing UVA Student Running Down Street

Surveillance footage and eyewitness reports obtained by police establishes a clearer timeline of the whereabouts of Hannah Graham—the first-year University of Virginia student who has been missing since early last Saturday morning—on the night she disappeared. » 9/18/14 9:55am Today 9:55am

Giant Buffalo Wedding Brawl Took Seven Police Departments to Break Up

A country club wedding in a Buffalo suburb devolved into an enormous melee that required police officers from seven different agencies to respond, the Buffalo News reports. Hours after the happy couple exchanged their vows, one witness told the newspaper, family members were screaming that they hated each other,… » 9/17/14 11:15pm Yesterday 11:15pm

Teen Crashes SUV Because Idiot Friend Set His Armpit Hair On Fire

There's a good lesson here, and it's one far too often neglected in driver's ed programs: if you don't want to crash, be sure not to set fire to the driver's armpit hair. I know you're thinking "it's just an armpit fire— what's the big deal?" but the truth is it can seriously impair driving, like it did for some young… » 9/17/14 10:43pm Yesterday 10:43pm