The New York Times reports that seven people have now died and 86 have been sickened by a recent outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx. At a press conference on Tuesday, Mayor de Blasio promised to introduce legislation designed to limit future outbreaks.http://gawker.com/4-dead-55-hosp... » 8/04/15 7:30pm 39 minutes ago

Fox News Announces the Ten Candidates for Thursday's GOP Debate

And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy. And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and…

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Stop Sharing Those Terrible, Fake Winter Forecast Maps on Social Media

Have you seen maps floating around social media that promise record-breaking snowfall this winter? They’re all fake, so stop sharing them. These ridiculous hoaxes have tricked millions of people into believing fake forecasts as fact, and it harms trust in actual science every time a new hoax goes around. » 8/04/15 4:31pm Today 4:31pm

Kelly Osbourne Stands Up For Latinos: You Need Them to Clean Toilets

For reasons not readily apparent to me or anyone I know, celebukid and former Fashion Police scab Kelly Osbourne was a guest host on The View this morning. Like every time she goes on TV, Kelly offered a lot of useful insight to the discus—just kidding. During a conversation about Donald Trump, she confidently vomited… » 8/04/15 3:54pm Today 3:54pm

Cops Say Video of Them Mocking a Disabled Woman Violates Their Privacy

This past June, three Santa Ana police officers were suspended after a video surfaced of them joking about kicking a woman in a wheelchair “in the fucking nub” and eating (what appears to be) weed-infused edibles during a raid of a medical marijuana dispensary. And now, those same cops want to ban that video from ever… » 8/04/15 3:03pm Today 3:03pm

Why Is Diplo Trying to Pass Off My Friend's Baby Photo as His Own?

Two days ago, DJ and well-known dick Diplo posted to Instagram a photo of a fan at a concert—ostensibly Diplo-themed—holding a poster. On the poster is a picture of a towheaded toddler, flaunting a spectacular bowl cut. The words “I love ü Thomas West”—Diplo’s first and middle name is Thomas Wesley—are written beneath. » 8/04/15 12:32pm Today 12:32pm