If a new study from Baylor University is to be believed, college women spend an incredible ten hours a day futzing around on their cell phones — and the guys aren’t far behind, losing eight hours each day the same way.
Dave Weigel, the brand-name political journalist who resigned from the Washington Post following the Journolist scandal, announced today that he's leaving Slate to join Bloomberg Politics to work on "an ambitious political magazine run by the sort of geniuses who made Bloomberg Businessweek into a great print mag, and New ...
Today brings the utterly unsurprising news that Eric Cantor is headed to Wall Street. The ousted House majority leader and longtime friend of the financial industry is joining Moelis & Company as a vice-president.
Two separate GoFundMe pages soliciting donations for the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown shut down mysteriously over the weekend because they have no idea how to handle the nearly half a million they've collected so far.
Uber ist verboten — in Germany, at least. A Frankfurt court ruled today that the car-hailing app is temporarily banned across Germany following a lawsuit from the nation's taxi industry that accused Uber's drivers of operating without the necessary permits.
Six Al Shabaab militants were killed in a U.S. drone strike on two of their cars Monday night as they were headed to the group's main base. According to reports, the target was a gathering of top leaders of the Somalia-based terrorist group.
Penn Station, New York's premier transit hub atop the mouth of hell, is notorious for its garbage food options, such as a sad, filthy Pizza Hut and a Krispy Kreme selling radioactive, glazed crullers.
James Woods had been working for an Arizona insurance company less than a month when he was infected with MRSA.
A 52-year-old New Jersey man is suing the gay dating app Grindr for hooking him up with a 13-year-old boy after he was arrested for aggravated assault of a minor. William Saponaro Jr., a man who is apparently completely incapable of determining the ages of fellow humans, argues Grindr should properly ...
A year after Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos announced that he would buy the Washington Post from the Graham family, who’d owned the paper for 80 years, for $250 million in cash, the last of the print dynasty’s leadership positions is being filled with outside blood.
You may have thought September would free us from the all-time awfulness of August, but it’s more of the same so far: The Daily News reports on a “spectacularly gruesome suicide” in Hunts Point on Monday in which a 51-year-old man managed to remove his own head, outdoors, around 9:30 ...
After Eric Garner died while being taken into police custody in July, Mayor Bill de Blasio quickly extended his "deepest condolences" to his family and declared that he was "deeply troubled" by video of the incident.
Outfitting police with body cameras is the most concrete solution that's emerged from the debate surrounding the situation in Ferguson, and less than one month after Michael Brown's death, police there are already giving them a try.
The tale of former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor just got a heartwarming ending: After being cruelly rejected by Virginia voters in June, the man once considered the unofficial liason between the GOP and Wall Street is getting a leg up from his friends in the banking industry.
Jennifer Lawrence has been in contact with authorities after nude photos of her and a number of other female celebrities, including Ariana Grande, Kate Upton and Victoria Justice, were leaked on 4chan yesterday.
They say it ain't over till the fat lady sings, but we'll take this video shared by New Jersey's increasingly svelte governor as a sign that summer 2014 has officially come to a close.
It’s a hell-hot Friday afternoon, and conservative anti-tax activist Grover Norquist and I are walking down a dusty footpath at Burning Man, the annual New Age festival held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert.
A funny-sad back-and-forth appeared in the pages of the Hartford Courant last month. It started when one Christopher Edge wrote into the letters section to say he had had it and was moving out in a tirade entitled “Farewell, Connecticut.” More positive residents then chimed in with their support for the Nutmeg State.
"A man who claimed a member of Gov. Chris Christie's motorcade cut him off got angry enough to follow the car until the drivers hashed it out in the parking lot of the Seaside Park Police Department," the Star-Ledger reports.
It's been a while since we've seen the "The Smackdown," a synchronized dance the de Blasios busted out more than a couple times while Bill was running for mayor last year.