Germany Kicks Top CIA Official Out of the Country

Germany announced today that it's asked the top CIA official at the U.S. embassy in Berlin to leave the country. The expulsion comes just days after German officials launched investigations two possible U.S. spies have been investigated in Germany. » 7/10/14 1:22pm 6 minutes ago

This Is Not Whitney Houston

Via Entertainment Weekly, it is America's Next Top Model Cycle 3 first-runner-up-turned-actress Yaya DCcosta as Whitney Houston in Angela Bassett's upcoming biopic for Lifetime (set to air in early 2015). The cover of Houston's 1987 sophomore album, Whitney, is the reference point: » 7/10/14 1:13pm 14 minutes ago

Google Launches $100 M. VC Fund in Europe While Under EU Investigation

The only way Google could be in worse trouble with European regulators right now is if Larry Page signed the order to wiretap Angela Merkel's phone himself. NSA revelations have hurt Google's European contracts and antitrust investigations are multiplying like Gremlins. » 7/10/14 1:10pm 17 minutes ago

DC Uber Driver Kidnaps Passenger, Takes Him On High Speed Police Chase

Uber may have instituted a $1 "Safe Rides Fee" in April, but its background checks remain trivial to get around. Now their lax standards have resulted in another kidnapping. This time, a scofflaw driver in Washington D.C. took a group of out-of-town visitors for a "wild ride." » 7/10/14 12:55pm 33 minutes ago

16-Year-Old's Rape Goes Viral Because Human Beings Are Terrible

The recorded rape of a Houston area teen has gone viral on social media, sparking its own mocking hashtag on Twitter and sending humanity spiraling ever more rapidly toward its inevitable and rapidly approaching self-inflicted demise. » 7/10/14 12:42pm 46 minutes ago

Britney Spears Before Auto-Tune Is Just As Bad As You Imagined

This is allegedly a leaked, unaltered recording of Britney Spears singing "Alien"—from her 2013 album Britney Jean—without the benefit of Auto-Tune, pitch correction, or any of the other studio tricks that featured heavily on the album. It sounds a teeny bit different from the finished track. » 7/10/14 12:25pm Today 12:25pm

Paris Hilton Doesn't Eat Fast Food Anymore So Literally Don't Even Ask

"Paris Hilton." The words bring to mind certain images: french fries, hamburgers, chicken nuggets, Whoppers, Big Macs, chicken sandwiches, remember chicken fries?, coffee in thick styrofoam. But not anymore. The known person has given up fast food, and you won't believe how she can feel the difference. » 7/10/14 11:49am Today 11:49am

15-Year-Old Girl Stopped Gunman From Killing More People in Texas

A 15-year-old girl who was injured in Wednesday night's deadly Texas shooting was able to stop the perpetrator from killing more people, according to police. ABC News reports that the girl called 911 after she was shot in the head to provide key information about the shooter and his plans. » 7/10/14 10:29am Today 10:29am

"Guy Doing 29 Celebrity Impressions" Was Actually a Team of 11 People

This video of songwriter Rob Cantor performing an original song in an impressive range of celebrity voices—everyone from Bono to Cher to Jeff Goldblum—has been watched 7 million times in a week, with commenters praising Cantor's spot-on impressions. Which makes sense, because they were actually done by a team of 11… » 7/10/14 10:15am Today 10:15am

The Situation Is Being Sued By His Lawyer For Passing More Bad Checks

Back before Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino was arrested at his Jersey strip mall tanning salon for fighting his brother, he stumbled on a different problem: passing bad checks to his employees. But a lawsuit filing obtained by Defamer alleges that The Situation has a history with this particular... situation. » 7/10/14 10:02am Today 10:02am