Are Investors Afraid of the Tech Bubble? Let's Read Their Emails

For the first time in a long time, some of venture capital's biggest names are openly worried. Sky-high valuations, easy money, and mounting burn rates are on everyone's mind (and in everyone's blog posts). But what's the private reaction? » 9/19/14 3:17pm A minute ago

Teen High on Meow Meow Goes on Robbery Rampage With a Machete

The drug mephedrone, commonly referred to as "Meow Meow," has been driving teens to all kinds of destruction lately. Connor Scott, a 19-year-old Meow Meow addict, reportedly admitted this week to holding up two different British clothing stores with a machete. According to the police report, when cops caught up to… » 9/19/14 3:10pm 8 minutes ago

Chicago, Detroit Face a Risk for Severe Weather on Saturday

It looks like the weather over the United States will briefly get interesting again over the next few days, and as with all interesting weather, it spells danger for millions of people. Areas from Chicago to Detroit are at risk for large hail, damaging winds, and possibly an isolated tornado tomorrow. » 9/19/14 3:04pm 13 minutes ago

Horny South Carolina Man Busted for Allegedly Stealing Pocket Pussy

Spartanburg, SC police arrested Shane Gregory, 22, for shoplifting at a Priscilla McCall's store. After setting the store's front door security alarms off, he was asked to remove the contents of his pockets by a store employee. He obliged, and allegedly removed: one (1) condom and one (1) pocket pussy belonging to the… » 9/19/14 2:57pm 21 minutes ago

Though It Seems Crazy Now, the Neutron Bomb Was Intended to Be Humane

Until the day he died, physicist Samuel Cohen declared that his invention, the neutron bomb, was a "moral" and "sane" weapon that would kill enemy combatants, while sparing civilians and cities. But, despite the support of fans like Ronald Reagan, this weapon of not-as-much mass destruction proved to be a hard sell. » 9/19/14 2:51pm 26 minutes ago

Words the New York Times Used to Describe Black Women, Ranked

A writer wrote a thing about black women. It is bad. Very bad. Do not read this article. It will make your face do that thing where your eyebrows pinch together and your left eye starts twitching uncontrollably. Below are the keywords from this article, ranked from Bad to The Fuck You Say About Me?! » 9/19/14 2:39pm 39 minutes ago

Groupon Sneaks Out Horrible Diversity Report Before Alibaba IPO

Tech titans slowly began releasing their diversity numbers earlier this year as a well-intentioned conversation starter about the industry's troubling sameness. But as the disclosures pressed on, companies began burying their reports, hoping no one would notice how truly terrible their gender and racial breakdowns… » 9/19/14 2:00pm Today 2:00pm

Chris Brown's Terrible New Album X, A-Z

A is for Asshole. Chris Brown is an asshole. Even if we summon all of the self-control needed to ignore his violent, petulant, destructive, unrepentant, homophobic conduct, and focus on his music, his on-record persona is consistently dickheaded in a way that is out-of-step with the contrived redemption arc devised … » 9/19/14 1:26pm Today 1:26pm

The F-35′s X-Ray Vision Is The Future Of Naval (And All Other) Warfare

One of the most 'popular' features on the controversial F-35 is the jet's Distributed Aperture System (DAS). DAS creates an all-seeing sphere and classifies and relays data and video to the pilot's helmet and to the jet's mission computers. This game-changing system has now been adapted for the high seas, and it won't… » 9/19/14 12:38pm Today 12:38pm

Police Search Apartment in Connection With Missing UVA Student

Charlottesville, Va. police executed search warrants today of an apartment and car believed to be relevant to the search of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Elizabeth Graham, who has been missing since last Saturday. » 9/19/14 12:10pm Today 12:10pm

Maybe We Should Just Let Atlantic City Die Already

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — There are about as many ideas about how to save Atlantic City as there are residents of Atlantic City (39,551). I don't say that hyperbolically. When I was there this past weekend every single person I talked to knew exactly what was wrong with it and how to fix it: it's either Trump's fault, or… » 9/19/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Maybe We Should Just Let Atlantic City Die Already

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — There are about as many ideas about how to save Atlantic City as there are residents of Atlantic City (39,551). I don't say that hyperbolically. When I was there this past weekend every single person I talked to knew exactly what was wrong with it and how to fix it: it's either Trump's fault, or… » 9/19/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm