The Seattle "Up" House Is Probably Doomed, Sorry 

Ah, the crushing jaws of commercial development. Even the most twee and “independent” of cities will be eaten alive by it yet, and Seattle—no matter how many steampunk vegan scones you’d bet in its favor—is no exception. Take the late Edith Macefield’s fixer-upper, a house that looks like the one from that movie Up.… » 6/30/15 12:50pm 49 minutes ago

Here's a Fairly Comprehensive List of Anti-Vaccination Celebrities 

The battle over SB 277, California’s bill mandating that children must be fully vaccinated to enroll in schools or daycare, has been tough, emotional, and completely bonkers, creating a new wave of vocal anti-vaccination activists, some of whom are willing to dox, harass and threaten anyone speaking in favor of it. SB… » 6/30/15 12:40pm 59 minutes ago

Pizza Hut Reportedly Fires Man After Customers Catch Him Masturbating

A Lexington, Ky., Pizza Hut employee has reportedly been fired after a teenage drive-thru customer snapped a photo of him with his hand down his pants. The photo got a lot of attention on Facebook and Reddit, and the teen girl’s mom has alleged that our erstwhile pizza boy was “playing with himself.” » 6/30/15 11:45am Today 11:45am

False Hope, Empty Policy: Obama's "Amazing Grace" Moment Falls Flat

On Friday, June 26, at the funeral of Charleston, South Carolina shooting victim Clementa Pinckney, President Barack Obama closed his moving eulogy for the slain pastor—who was killed along with eight other black congregates at the historic Mother AME Emmanuel Church—by leading the congregation in a rousing rendition… » 6/30/15 11:00am Today 11:00am

All the Ways the Cops Reportedly Screwed Up the Prisoner Manhunt

Did you think it was incredible that two escaped prisoners, armed with just the clothes on their back and the lingering love of a married prison guard (and possibly weapons), managed to evade thousands of police officers for more than three weeks? It was. And, according to the New York Times, probably unintentionally… » 6/30/15 10:50am Today 10:50am