Watch a Maryland Republican Singing "Dixie" With Fellow Secessionists

Michael Peroutka is a former candidate for president of the United States. He's currently running as a Republican for a council seat in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Around 1:55 in the video above, watch him grab a guitar, ask everyone to "stand for the national anthem," and start belting out "Dixie." » 7/29/14 3:23pm 13 minutes ago

Walmart Is Gobbling Up Faltering Tech Startups For Everyday Low Prices

Yahoo may have cemented its reputation as a dumping ground for failed mobile startups, but Walmart is staking out a similar renown with shopping startups. Over the last few months, the nation's favorite predatory retailer has been buying up some Silicon Valley e-commerce cruft. » 7/29/14 2:50pm 45 minutes ago

Mustang-Loving Kid Pulled Over For Speeding Has Worst Day Ever

Speeding tickets are about as much fun as a combination math test and root canal. This teen with the Sith-style Mustang was pulled over in Montgomery County, Texas, and managed to have an already lousy situation get much worse. Though it could have been much worse still, thanks to a pickup driver who spilled a drink… » 7/29/14 2:48pm 47 minutes ago

Watch DMX Lose His Mind on a Florida Amusement Park Ride

There's not much to say about this TMZ video other than the basics: It shows a terrified DMX screaming—"THIS IS SCARY SHIT. WHAT? WHAT????!!!"—as an amusement park ride called the Sling Shot shoots him 390 feet into the air. » 7/29/14 2:19pm Today 2:19pm

Good Guy With a Gun Shoots, Misses Robber, Screws Over Cop

All good guys with guns mean well. Not all good guys with guns do well. Here is another story about one who meant well, a Chicago man with a concealed-weapons permit who fired wildly at a robber and sent a police officer diving for cover, interrupting his pursuit of the perp. » 7/29/14 1:17pm Today 1:17pm

Pepsi Blazing New Frontiers in Nasty Soda Combinations

With the exception of Diet Mtn Dew, most of the so-called beverages produced by the Pepsi Corporation are little more than bubbly carcinogens that aren't even fun, like smoking. Now, the Pepsi Corporation is offering you more nasty soda flavors than ever before. » 7/29/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

New York Times Reporter Lifted Text From Wikipedia, Too

Last week, BuzzFeed fired Viral Politics editor Benny Johnson for lifting phrases and sentences from other sources, chiefly Wikipedia—a phenomenon some attributed to Johnson’s lack of training and the Internet’s lack of rules. But at least one well-trained journalist at the rule-bound New York Times couldn’t resist… » 7/29/14 12:45pm Today 12:45pm

R. Kelly Removed as Headliner of Ohio Festival After Online Protests

R. Kelly was set to headline the first ever Fashion Meets Music Festival in Columbus, Ohio over Labor Day weekend, but he'll soon be making other plans. After weeks of backlash regarding Kelly's history of sexual abuse, the festival has announced that it removed the R&B singer from its lineup. » 7/29/14 12:37pm Today 12:37pm