Murder Complaints Filed Against Captain and Crew of Capsized Ferry

On Saturday, police in the Philippines said that they had filed murder complaints against the owner, captain, and crew of a ferry that capsized off Ormoc City this week, the Associated Press reports. The local prosecutor will review the complaints and decide whether to file charges.http://gawker.com/at-least-50-de... » 7/04/15 9:45am 4 minutes ago

How To Cook A Brisket, Which Is Totally Worth The Effort, I Swear

Just once in your life, cook a brisket, over smoky charcoal heat, on the grill. Do it for the solemn pride of having done so, and for the rime of authority it will lend to your future haughty pronouncements on the quality of others’ briskets. Do it because brisket—a massive cut of tough working muscle from the chest… » 7/03/15 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Former Disney CEO: Funny, Beautiful Women Are Impossible To Find

On Thursday, at the Aspen Ideas Festival, in an on-stage conversation with actress Goldie Hawn, former Disney CEO Michael Eisner postulated that the rarest kind of person is a woman who is both beautiful and funny. “From my position, the hardest artist to find is a beautiful, funny woman,” Eisner said. » 7/03/15 3:20pm Yesterday 3:20pm

Is This a Long-Lost Prototype of the "Nintendo PlayStation?"

At the summer Consumer Electronics Show in 1991, Sony announced that it was jumping into the video game hardware market for the first time, partnering with Nintendo to release something called a “PlayStation.” The device never made it to market—for reasons I’ll explain shortly—but someone on reddit may have come… » 7/03/15 2:00pm Yesterday 2:00pm

Scott Disick Might Be Cheating on Kourtney Kardashian Right Now

Will the drama ever cease in the Kardashian household? Hot on the heels of the startling tabloid revelation that Scott has cheated on Kourtney over 100 times (who has that kind of energy?), TMZ has uncovered more proof that Disick is probably getting it on with another woman. Possibly right now as you’re reading this! » 7/03/15 12:30pm Yesterday 12:30pm

Woman Alleges Permanent Neck Injury Due To Marlins' Shark Attack

A lawsuit filed last month in Miami-Dade County court alleges a woman suffered serious and permanent injuries after being attacked by a fake shark during a 2013 Miami Marlins game. The Marlins, like most shitty (and a few good) teams, hold a mascot race between innings in a futile attempt to distract fans from the… » 7/03/15 10:15am Yesterday 10:15am

Reddit In Chaos After Allegedly Firing AMA Coordinator Victoria Taylor

If you tried to visit r/IAmA (one of Reddit’s biggest subs) recently, you were probably greeted by the image above. And if you’ve been absolutely anywhere else on the site at all in the past few hours, you probably noticed that everyone is flipping their collective shit over speculation that Victoria Taylor, the… » 7/02/15 9:55pm Thursday 9:55pm

NY's Most Expensive Restaurant Settles for $500,000 Over Unpaid Tips

Manhattan eatery Per Se—named the best restaurant in the city by The New York Times and the third most expensive restaurant in the world by The Daily Meal—has agreed to pay waitstaff $500,000 for allegedly withholding money from workers that a “reasonable patron” would consider to be tips, Reuters reports.… » 7/02/15 8:30pm Thursday 8:30pm