Completely Accurate Emmy Predictions

As the 2014 Emmy Nominations came in yesterday morning I couldn't help but recall each and every Emmy Awards ceremony of yore since I was present for all of them, thanks to wizardry and complicated elixirs. Based on that grand, age-less, lonely knowledge, here are my 100% correct predictions for who will take home… » 7/11/14 11:13am 9 minutes ago

Watch Dana Carvey Perform "Choppin' Broccoli" With an Orchestra

Dana Carvey visited The Tonight Show last night and performed his classic "The Lady I Know (Choppin' Broccoli)" with orchestral accompaniment, proving yet again that Jimmy Fallon's "less-talking" plan is working out beautifully. » 7/11/14 10:24am 58 minutes ago

Teen World Cup Fan's Hunting Photo May Have Killed Her Modeling Career

It's a been a tough week for blonde teenagers who pose for Facebook photos with dead African animals. First, 19-year-old big-game hunter Kendall Jones had her photos of trophy leopards, elephants and rhinos scrubbed from Facebook after an internet backlash. Now the career of a 17-year-old Belgian model, discovered in… » 7/11/14 10:14am Today 10:14am

Summer TV's Surprising Success Stories

Summer is the cruelest season: Though the amount of #content keeps increasing, the kind of success stories do not. Roughly, the most successful TV shows this summer have always been successful. Your Big Brothers, America's Got Talents and Bacheloretteses. Except. Dig past the upper strata of summer TV and you find a… » 7/11/14 9:12am Today 9:12am

Palestinian Deaths Near 100, Hamas Promises "Long Battle" With Israel

Nearly 100 Palestinians have been killed this week in an ongoing Israeli offensive aimed at stopping rocket fire from Hamas. Hamas leaders promised a "long battle" with Israel on Friday: "We have prepared ourselves for a very long battle, not for a week or 10 days, as some have said, but for many long weeks," the… » 7/11/14 8:03am Today 8:03am

Watch This Terrifying Video of a Mudslide in Japan

Heavy rain caused by Tropical Storm Neoguri triggered this intense mudslide in Nagiso, Japan on Wednesday. The video shows a muddy waterfall violently overtaken by an onslaught of trees, mud, and debris. The mudslide destroyed numerous homes and businesses, killing a 12-year-old boy and sending more than 200 people to… » 7/10/14 11:39pm Yesterday 11:39pm

Water Inspector Demanded Free Food from Bar for Good Reports

Cynthia Burch, a former water inspector for the city of Atlanta, would make sure your establishment gets a passing score—if you paid her in food. Well, Burch would never actually exactly "offer" this arrangement. Until she was fired, Burch used to promise restaurants that she would cause problems for them if they… » 7/10/14 10:21pm Yesterday 10:21pm

Myanmar Sentences Five Journalists to 10 Years Prison and Hard Labor

The head of a newspaper and four of its reporters were sentenced to 10 years of prison and hard labor by a court in Myanmar today following a report the group published exposing a supposedly secret government chemical weapons factory. The Burmese government has denied the existence of such a factory. » 7/10/14 9:06pm Yesterday 9:06pm

President Obama Cut in Line for Barbecue in Texas

President Obama was in Austin today, where he stopped by renowned barbecue joint Franklin's on his way out of town. But the president is apparently not beholden to the unspoken but strictly enforced "no cutters" rule the rest of us live by (or should live by). "I know this is a long line. I feel real bad, but—I'm… » 7/10/14 8:03pm Yesterday 8:03pm