San Francisco's Tech Boom Has Pushed Up Office Rents 81% in Four Years

The latest tech boom has been inflating commercial rents all across the Bay Area, but nowhere have the impacts been as acute as in San Francisco. The increases are certainly welcome news to the city's commercial landlords, but non-profits, small businesses, and startups are getting pushed out by rents they can't… » 7/24/14 6:43pm Today 6:43pm

Yahoo! Answers Performed Beautifully by Audra McDonald and Josh Charles

Last night on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon answered a fan's fondest wish, bringing together the most wonderful thing on Broadway, superstar Audra McDonald, and the most wonderful thing on the internet together into a clash of titans. Josh Charles was also there, summoned probably by the sheer greatness energy being… » 7/24/14 5:25pm Today 5:25pm

Nickelodeon Star Knows Boys Are "Fapping" to Her, Thinks It's Gross

Nickelodeon actress Jennette McCurdy is best known for two things: Starring alongside Ariana Grande in the recently cancelled Sam and Cat and having her lingerie selfies leaked online. The 22-year-old isn't naïve; she's aware she's got some fans who aren't just interested in her acting abilities and her Wall Street… » 7/24/14 5:20pm Today 5:20pm

Homophobes Freak Out Over Gay Batman Rumor

On Monday, totally fake and not real "satire" news site National Report published an article claiming they had obtained a leaked script of the upcoming Superman Vs. Batman [sic]: Dawn Of Justice, one that portrayed the Dark Knight as "an out-and-proud homosexual." Naturally, Internet bigots treated the report with… » 7/24/14 4:48pm Today 4:48pm

Is This a Dick in This Real Estate Listing, or What?

There is a five bedroom, four bathroom three-story condo at 5517 Oakwood Cove in Austin available for the price of $389,500. One of the bathrooms is pictured, and you can see that some changes need to be made. The wallpaper could be scrapped. The fixtures could be updated. Oh, and the dude with his dick hanging out… » 7/24/14 4:40pm Today 4:40pm

The Crazy Emails That Took Down NSA Spook John Schindler

Remember John Schindler, the conservative talking head, retired NSA spook, and Naval War College professor who briefly went incognito after screenshots of (what appear to be) his penis leaked onto the Internet? While he has since reappeared to Twitter—where he first drew attention for defending domestic spying and… » 7/24/14 4:29pm Today 4:29pm

Fifty Shades' Real Problem: Jamie Dornan Is Hotter Than Christian Grey

The Fifty Shades of Grey trailer is upon us, and while it doesn't reveal much from the Red Room of Pain, it does come wih the startling discovery that Jamie Dornan's been stripped of his hair and turned into a sanitized, shaved, waxed version of himself. » 7/24/14 4:25pm Today 4:25pm

The All-American Expo That Invaded Cold War Russia

Over the course of six weeks during the height of the Cold War, almost three million Soviets visited an exhibition that celebrated America. American kitchens, American art, American cars, and most especially American capitalism. The American National Exhibition in Moscow was a full-court press to convince the Soviet… » 7/24/14 4:05pm Today 4:05pm

How Would Christianity Deal with Extraterrestrial Life?

How would the world's religions react to the discovery of extraterrestrial intelligence? There is, of course, no single answer. But for Christians who believe in the redemption of humanity through a singular event—the Incarnation of God through Christ—the question poses an especially complex dilemma. » 7/24/14 3:54pm Today 3:54pm