Seth Meyers to Sony Hackers: Bring It On, Read My Email

Other, other late night host Seth Meyers took on the Sony hackers who've managed to temporarily stop the release of The Interview in a new bit he's calling "Bring It On." In the piece, he dares the hackers to attack NBC and release his personal email, while his network overlords beg them not to in the captions below. » 12/19/14 5:38pm 50 minutes ago

Ferguson DA Claims He Knew Witnesses Were Lying, Let Them Testify Anyway

In his first interview since the non-indictment of Darren Wilson, St. Louis County District Attorney Bob McCulloch claims that he was well aware that several witnesses were not telling the truth, and that he allowed them to testify before the grand jury anyway. » 12/19/14 5:17pm Today 5:17pm

Your Guide to the Best TV All Weekend Long

What makes this weekend different from all other weekends? It's blurry and has no distinct edges, no set beginning, no set ending. Everything from here forward is amorphous, and unfortunately that's true of our entertainment as well: Slim pickings, throughout the next week. Luckily you also have the Weekend Stream,… » 12/19/14 4:38pm Today 4:38pm

Forward or Delete: This Week's Fake Viral Photos

Occasionally, against all odds, you'll see an interesting or even enjoyable picture on the Internet. But is it worth sharing, or just another Photoshop job that belongs in the digital trash heap? Check in here and find out if that viral photo deserves an enthusiastic "forward" or a pitiless "delete." » 12/19/14 4:29pm Today 4:29pm

Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs Of 2014

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This year, humanity landed on its first comet, a child was born to a woman with a transplanted womb, and a fossilized sea shell forced us to reconsider our conceptions of human culture. Those are just a taste of the 20 achievements, innovations, and advances we've selected for our roundup of 2014's biggest… » 12/19/14 4:06pm Today 4:06pm

New York's Law Enforcement Unions Are Filled With Pathetic Crybabies

Patrick Lynch, chairman of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association and head spokesbaby for the inconsolable id of the NYPD, gave a private speech to his union last week. Bill de Blasio "is not running the city of New York," he said in response to a series of perceived slights from City Hall. "He thinks he's running a… » 12/19/14 3:35pm Today 3:35pm

What to Expect From "SantaBomb," a Possibly Disruptive Christmas Storm

Ho ho holy crap, there's going to be a "SantaBomb" next week, according to the hive mind on social media. The term is a nickname for a potentially large and disruptive storm that weather models are suggesting could affect much of the eastern United States and Canada just in time for Christmas next week. » 12/19/14 2:27pm Today 2:27pm

This Sunlit Bushwick Loft Houses Family Art and Custom Woodworking

Any NYC resident knows how necessary it is to make sacrifices when apartment hunting. A potential home may be a twenty-minute hike from the nearest subway station and lack any storage space, but those drawbacks are easily overshadowed by original hardwood floors or vaulted ceilings. But for Angie Venezia and Reed… » 12/19/14 11:59am Today 11:59am

How Amy Pascal Hacked Our Hearts

Amy Pascal, the head of Sony's film division, is probably going to lose her job. The story is long, but the facts are simple: With Seth Rogen and James Franco's The Interview cancelled, Pascal's department has taken something north of $50 million of Sony's money and lit it on fire in the most spectacular and… » 12/19/14 6:02pm 26 minutes ago