As the Marine Corps inches closer to permitting women into ground combat roles, the service is delaying its 2014 plan to require female Marines to do three pullups. The reason: Women haven't proven very good at the exercise so far.
Vines: Those perfectly distilled six-second bites of Internet.
Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas), who is challenging conservative Sen. John Cornyn in a primary because Corny's too librul, evidently doesn't know much about gun-cleaning, or buying American.
Right-wing fat guy Erick Erickson fancies himself a theologian, and he whined about being bloodied by "ignorant" lefties after tweeting this. Actually, Erick, your "less than human" drivel is a self-serving anti-evangelical innovation that's at odds with N.T. Wright's position on Christian mortalism. Don't front.
Late in the afternoon on the West Coast, a California judge ruled that a 13-year-old girl named Jahi McMath be kept on life support at Children's Hospital Oakland. The case has come before a court there in the wake of a botched tonsil surgery that eventually sent the girl into cardiac arrest.
Taylor Swift has three homes. One is a "modest" four bed, four bath cottage-style house in Beverly Hills that sits on 1.5 acres. Another, her main residence, is a penthouse in downtown Nashville. The third is a beachside mansion on the coast of Rhode Island that she bought this year for $17.7 million in cash. People…
New Year's Eve: if it's not impossible to find something fun to do, it always feels like something more fun is going on somewhere else. Like — to pick a name out of thin air here — the Applebee's in Times Square, where you can attend a NYE bash this year for the low, low price of... $375!
[Pigeons fly outside the Karti Sakhi shrine in Kabul. Photo by Rahmat Gul via AP]
Earlier this year, Victor Sandberg broke Missile Command's all-time world record—a mark that had stood since 1982 and was believed to be unassailable. This weekend, he shot for another goal most thought unreachable. In the end, it was.
Danielle Bruckman doesn't know what happened to her iPhone.
Fast food chain Pret a Manger prides itself on providing "natural, tasty food" to New York's lunch break crowd, but it seems they may have put a bit too much emphasis on "natural," leaving much to be desired in terms of taste.
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science today reveals what we already suspected: Being "hotheaded" is an actual physiological phenomenon. So are butterflies in the stomach and...contemptuous loins?