Police Charge Suspect in Missing UVA Student Case With Felony Abduction

At a press conference held tonight, Charlottesville, Va. police announced that their charges against Jesse Leroy Matthew, Jr., the lead suspect in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, have been upgraded to abduction with intent to defile, a class two felony. Matthew has not been seen since… » 9/23/14 7:25pm 45 minutes ago

​Tuesday Night TV Just Has the Normal Amount of Boobs

At 8/7c. Abby's Studio Rescue on Lifetime is titled "Legacy of Lunacy," so that's worth giving a think. We've got the NCIS qua NCIS premiere, a new Dancing with the Stars for some reason, and the latest Utopia. Last week on Utopia there was a yoga person who visited that my friend used to babysit and she makes him… » 9/23/14 6:17pm Today 6:17pm

Airbnb Cofounder's Previous Startup Idea Was Butt Pads

What drives startup founders to barrel through the free market with such Randian ruthlessness? Money, duh. But there's another possibility. Perhaps the will to succeed is so consuming because they know it might be the best idea they will ever have. » 9/23/14 5:01pm Today 5:01pm

Ferguson Residents Rebuild Michael Brown Memorial After Overnight Fire

Early this morning, a series of photos began to spread over social media that showed a memorial to Michael Brown, near where he was fatally shot in Ferguson, Mo., being burned on the ground by a large flame. As of this afternoon, neither police nor residents can confirm the cause of the blaze. » 9/23/14 4:40pm Today 4:40pm

Eduardo Saverin Invests in Startup That Only Rents Silver Audis

Eduardo Saverin made his billions as one of the co-founders of Facebook. But for a man who help pioneer the modern era of social networking, Saverin sure does hate talking to other people. According to Forbes, Saverin was the lead Series B investor in Silvercar, an app-based car rental company that only rents out … » 9/23/14 4:33pm Today 4:33pm

Is There Any Plausible Reason Why Aliens Would Evolve To Look Like Us?

In science fiction movies and TV shows, intelligent aliens are usually the same basic shape as humans: two arms, two legs and a head. But why would creatures that evolved on a completely different planet look so similar to us? We asked some experts, and they told us the most likely explanations for humanoid aliens. » 9/23/14 4:23pm Today 4:23pm

Angry Weather Hoaxer to Facebook and Obama: "Stop Messing With Me!"

Kevin Martin, the angry weather hoaxer and serial threat-giver whose string of viral prognosticatory hoaxes of late worried millions with false prophecies of doom, has a new message for Facebook and President Obama: "STOP MESSING WITH ME!" And he's very srs, guys. » 9/23/14 4:15pm Today 4:15pm

Bitcoin Mining Company Screwed Customers and Bought Guns Instead

As a small business owner, a very easy way to lose the trust of others is to not give them the things you promised when they handed you money. Another way is to take that money and waste it on craziness. These men did both, ArsTechnica reports. » 9/23/14 3:52pm Today 3:52pm

Dinesh D'Souza Won't Go to Jail for Violating Campaign Finance Laws

Conservative pundit Dinesh D'Souza was sentenced to five years probation and a $30,000 fine today for violating campaign finance laws. For the first eight months of his probation, D'Souza will have to live in a "community confinement center" and undergo "therapeutic counseling." Basically, he has to go to rehab for… » 9/23/14 3:22pm Today 3:22pm