​Idiot's Ray Rice Halloween Costume Includes Janay Rice Blow-Up Doll

Almost two weeks out from Halloween, and we already have a front-runner for biggest dumbass in most dumbass costume. Here we have a dude cosplaying the domestic violence case that rocked the NFL (for a while, anyway), by dressing as Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and dragging around a blow-up doll meant to be… » 10/21/14 11:17am Tuesday 11:17am

Author Stalks Blogger, Joins Long Tradition of Terrible Author Behavior

Over the weekend, a YA novelist named Kathleen Hale published a piece in The Guardian that sent up a social media mushroom cloud. The piece tracked, in painstaking detail, her obsession with a Goodreads reviewer who'd given her novel only one star accompanied by snarky review. The saga ends in a trip to the… » 10/21/14 11:08am Tuesday 11:08am

Gay Man Wants To Raise $150,000 for Bakery Bigots Just To Be Nice

If any piece of writing was tailored for the Washington Post's "Post Everything" section, surely it's the short essay from Evangelicals for Marriage Equality board member Matt Stolhandske titled "I'm a gay rights activist. I want to give $150,000 to someone who opposes gay marriage." » 10/21/14 11:00am Tuesday 11:00am

Inside the Former Soviet Union's Secret Nuclear Test Cities

Though it played out on the international stage, the arms race between the United States and the USSR took place mainly in rural, isolated parts of the world. The Americans tested their nuclear bombs on a desolate patch of Nevada. The Russians chose a barren polygon-shaped patch of what is now Kazakhstan. » 10/20/14 12:22am Monday 12:22am

Serena Williams Slams Russian Tennis Official for Racist, Sexist Comment

Yesterday, Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev was fined $25,000 and suspended for one year by the Women's Tennis Association Tour after making some incredibly stupid and offensive comments about Serena and Venus Williams. Serena has commended the WTA's response. » 10/19/14 11:55pm Sunday 11:55pm

Is There Any Plausible Reason Why Aliens Would Evolve To Look Like Us?

In science fiction movies and TV shows, intelligent aliens are usually the same basic shape as humans: two arms, two legs and a head. But why would creatures that evolved on a completely different planet look so similar to us? We asked some experts, and they told us the most likely explanations for humanoid aliens. » 10/19/14 11:09pm Sunday 11:09pm

Millennials Don't Know Shit About Clothing Care

Another day, another study on how clueless we millennial types are. Today: GenY (or the iGen 6) does not possess clothing repair skills like sewing, hemming, button repair, nor do we possess general knowledge of laundry. Guys, how will we stitch the torn world back together and re-hem the mistakes of our forefathers… » 10/17/14 11:34pm Friday 11:34pm

Heavy-Metal Mastectomies: An Excerpt From Pandora's DNA

If we had to pick one, I'm unsure whether my family would select an Amazon or Saint Agatha for our mascot. The Amazons, a mythological tribe of warrior women, cut off their right breasts so they could better draw their bows, exchanging femininity for fearsomeness on the field of battle. They're even named for their… » 10/17/14 11:05pm Friday 11:05pm