Come Enjoy Auschwitz’s Nice, Refreshing Showers, Says Auschwitz

Visitors to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp are in for a treat, is apparently what museum management was thinking with their most recent purchase: a brand new outdoor shower sprinkler (at Auschwitz). After all, who wouldn’t love a nice, refreshing shower (at Auschwitz)? The answer, of course, is everyone. » 8/31/15 4:36pm 29 minutes ago

Bratton and de Blasio, Best Buddies, Aren't Going to End Broken Windows

A Bill Bratton profile in this week’s New Yorker reveals little that we didn’t already know about the NYPD commissioner. What we do hear about, over and over, is the ongoing commitment of Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio to “broken windows” policing—which Bratton pledges will be around for as long as he and de Blasio… » 8/31/15 4:30pm 35 minutes ago

Ashley Madison Code Shows More Women, and More Bots

After searching through the Ashley Madison database and private email last week, I reported that there might be roughly 12,000 real women active on Ashley Madison. Now, after looking at the company’s source code, it’s clear that I arrived at that low number based in part on a misunderstanding of the evidence. Equally… » 8/31/15 3:25pm Today 3:25pm

'Honk If Droping Off Daughter': Sad, Weird College Sex Banners Across America

Last week was move-in time at many of America’s colleges and universities, and, thus, a great time to shout from the rooftops how excited some students are to have sex with 18-year-old girls and/or their mothers. College students the nation over were making banners to proclaim how good they are at sex, and we asked… » 8/31/15 2:19pm Today 2:19pm

Man Finds Strange Couple in His Bed After Roommate Airbnbs His Condo

A Chicago condo owner who lives part-time in California returned home to find all his booze gone, a mysterious hookah on his dining room table, and a young couple sleeping in his bed. As he asked the couple to leave his apartment, they told him they’d booked the room on Airbnb. » 8/31/15 1:25pm Today 1:25pm

Today's Best Deals: Educational Kindle Sale, Cordless Vacuum, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 8/31/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Hulk Hogan: Don't Let One Racist Slur on Tape Define My Lifetime of Repeatedly Using Racist Slurs

Disgraced wrestling star Hulk Hogan went on Good Morning America this morning to defend himself following the release last month of leaked transcripts of a video in which he repeatedly referred to “fucking niggers” and admitted that he’s a “racist, to a point.” “I’m not a racist,” he told ABC News’ Amy Robach. “I… » 8/31/15 12:47pm Today 12:47pm

Hurricane Fred Forms Near Coast of Africa, the Second-Farthest East Ever Recorded

Hurricane Fred formed just off the western coast of Africa early on Monday morning, coming in as the second-farthest east a hurricane has ever formed in the Atlantic Ocean since records began. It’s extremely unusual to see such a strong storm so close to Africa, but here we are! » 8/31/15 12:07pm Today 12:07pm

President Obama Will Tour Alaskan Wilderness With Piss Guy Bear Grylls

NBC announced today that President Obama, who travels to Alaska this week to call for action to combat climate change, will hike through the Alaskan wilderness with Bear Grylls for an upcoming episode of Running Wild. President Obama recently sat down for an interview with Mic; Bear Grylls recently ate a mouse cooked … » 8/31/15 12:01pm Today 12:01pm