Good Guy With a Gun Shoots, Misses Robber, Screws Over Cop

All good guys with guns mean well. Not all good guys with guns do well. Here is another story about one who meant well, a Chicago man with a concealed-weapons permit who fired wildly at a robber and sent a police officer diving for cover, interrupting his pursuit of the perp. » 7/29/14 1:17pm 35 minutes ago

Pepsi Blazing New Frontiers in Nasty Soda Combinations

With the exception of Diet Mtn Dew, most of the so-called beverages produced by the Pepsi Corporation are little more than bubbly carcinogens that aren't even fun, like smoking. Now, the Pepsi Corporation is offering you more nasty soda flavors than ever before. » 7/29/14 1:00pm 52 minutes ago

New York Times Reporter Lifted Text From Wikipedia, Too

Last week, BuzzFeed fired Viral Politics editor Benny Johnson for lifting phrases and sentences from other sources, chiefly Wikipedia—a phenomenon some attributed to Johnson’s lack of training and the Internet’s lack of rules. But at least one well-trained journalist at the rule-bound New York Times couldn’t resist… » 7/29/14 12:45pm Today 12:45pm

R. Kelly Removed as Headliner of Ohio Festival After Online Protests

R. Kelly was set to headline the first ever Fashion Meets Music Festival in Columbus, Ohio over Labor Day weekend, but he'll soon be making other plans. After weeks of backlash regarding Kelly's history of sexual abuse, the festival has announced that it removed the R&B singer from its lineup. » 7/29/14 12:37pm Today 12:37pm

911 Call Logs, Past Legal Cases Add New Details to Professor's Killing

As new details emerged about an unusual abduction case Dan Markel had worked on before his murder, police on Monday released 911 call logs suggesting the prominent law professor and blogger was still moving after he was shot in his car by an unknown assailant and found by a neighbor. » 7/29/14 12:18pm Today 12:18pm

Childish Gambino Pulls a Kendrick, Claims to Be Best Rapper Alive

Childish Gambino, the rapper formerly known as Community star Donald Glover, is really feeling himself these days. Freestyling at a show in Australia, where he's living while he records his new EP, Gambino bragged about being better than every rapper living, including better rappers Drake, ScHoolboy Q, and… » 7/29/14 11:52am Today 11:52am

Zac Efron and Bear Grylls Get Cozy and All-Natural on Running Wild

Bear Grylls helped Zac Efron become a man last night on his new TV show, Running Wild. While we'll never know everything that happened on that mountaintop, one thing is for sure: The best way to get Zac Efron to try something new is to take his clothes away and throw them off a cliff. » 7/29/14 11:27am Today 11:27am

How Ukraine is Like Star Wars and Other Russian Memes, Explained

On the other side of the world, an entirely different internet is taking place: Russian internet. Today, Natalie Shure takes us on a tour of the past week or so on the Russian web, from VKontakte to LiveJournal, from MH17 conspiracies to the toilet duckling meme. » 7/29/14 11:09am Today 11:09am

Real Housewives of OC Talk Lesbian Honeymoons, Anal Preferences

It is not only appropriate but necessary that before heading to a collective all-girls honeymoon/anniversary celebration in Bali, The Real Housewives of Orange County would discuss whose back door is open for business. And which of them is amenable "when she's drunk," according to her partner? » 7/29/14 11:00am Today 11:00am