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Why Meteorologists Wear The Same Dress

Sartorial conspiracy, anyone? An Imgur userhas revealed the fact that many female meteorologists are wearing the same $23 dress—which, it turns out, says a lot about their job and the…

Newser | November 25, 2015 - 9:45 am

Couple Downsizes Big Wedding To Sponsor Syrian Refugees

The idea came to them in September, when Samantha Jackson and Farzin Yousefian saw the tragic photo of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi’s lifeless body washed ashore after he and his family…

Newser | November 20, 2015 - 11:45 am

Tinder CEO Gives Most Cringeworthy Interview Ever

There’s candid, and then there’s “painfully candid.” Tinder CEO Sean Rad chose the latter route in an interview with the Evening Standard published Wednesday—a day before Tinder holder Match Group…

Newser | November 19, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Here’s How Often Happy Couples Have Sex

Couples who constantly “Netflix and chill” aren’t necessarily happier. In fact, having sex once a week is just about perfect. That’s the takeaway from a new study, based on surveys…

Newser | November 18, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Oxford Dictionary’s ‘Word Of The Year’ Isn’t A Word

At least it’s not an ancient Egyptian pictogram. While this year’s Oxford Dictionaries word of the year is not an actual word, it is a popular image: the “face with…

Newser | November 17, 2015 - 2:15 pm

SeaWorld Ending Orca Shows At San Diego Park

Big news from SeaWorld: CEO Joel Manby announced Monday that next year will be the final year featuring killer whale shows at the San Diego park. Starting in 2017, a…

Newser | November 9, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Ben Carson Admits He Fabricated Story About Being Accepted To West Point

Ben Carson claimed in his 1990 memoir Gifted Hands that he met Gen. William Westmoreland in 1969, when Carson was 17 and Westmoreland had just finished leading the US forces…

Newser | November 6, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Mom’s Pepsi Habit Contributed To Her Death

A British mother’s penchant for the highly caffeinated soda Pepsi Max apparently helped put her in an early grave. Victoria Lane, who’d struggled with mental health issues since surviving a…

Newser | November 5, 2015 - 2:45 pm

Study: You Probably Have Herpes

In its first ever global assessment of the prevalence of the herpes virus that causes cold sores, the World Health Organization reports in the journal PLoS ONE that two in three…

Newser | October 29, 2015 - 3:50 pm

Salem Witch: This Warlock Is Harassing Me

A woman who calls herself a witch priestess is taking the self-proclaimed “world’s best-known warlock” to court over accusations of harassment. Lori Sforza, who runs a witchcraft shop and leads…

Newser | October 28, 2015 - 12:45 pm

Donald Trump: Dad Gave Me “Small Loan” Of $1M

It’s early, but it’s a safe bet that Donald Trump already has uttered the line that will get the most attention of all the candidates on Monday: “My father gave…

Newser | October 26, 2015 - 3:15 pm

Chris Rock Returning To Host Oscars

Chris Rock will host this year’s Oscars, the Academy Awards announced Wednesday. It’s actually a return gig for the 50-year-old comedian and actor, who hosted 11 years ago. The Los Angeles

Newser | October 21, 2015 - 2:10 pm

Reports Differ On Lamar Odom’s Condition

Family and friends say they have hope as contradictory reports surface on the condition of former NBA player Lamar Odom, who remains in a coma in a Las Vegas hospital.

Newser | October 16, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Donald Trump Will Host “Saturday Night Live” Next Month

Yes, this is really happening: Donald Trump is hosting “Saturday Night Live” on Nov. 7, reports NBC, which notes that the gig falls almost exactly one year before the presidential…

Newser | October 13, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Oregon Shooter Ranted About Lack Of Girlfriend

The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college said in writings he left behind that everyone else was “crazy” and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a…

Newser | October 6, 2015 - 1:45 pm

‘Elaborate Hoax’ Alleged In NHL Star Patrick Kane’s Rape Case

There’s been another shocking revelation in what has already been a twisty week for the alleged rape case against hockey star Patrick Kane. Just two days after it was reported…

Newser | September 25, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Suspect In Girlfriend, Professor’s Murders Left Note: “I Am So Sorry”

The university instructor accused of killing his girlfriend and a colleague called police telling them he killed the woman at the home they shared in Mississippi, where investigators found a…

Newser | September 15, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Donald Trump Out, Arnold Schwarzenegger In At “Celebrity Apprentice”

With Donald Trump out, Arnold Schwarzenegger is in. NBC has named Schwarzenegger the new host of “Celebrity Apprentice,” Entertainment Weekly reports, setting off a host of jokes on Twitter about…

Newser | September 14, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Apple Unveils Phones, TV Update, Bigger iPad

Apple is unveiling its new toys in San Francisco today, including the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S Plus, a bigger iPad, and an update to Apple TV:

Phones: The…

Newser | September 9, 2015 - 5:45 pm

White Guy Finally Gets Poetry Published — As Yi-Fen Chou

“If there is such a thing as employing yellowface in poetry, this has to be it.” That’s what Korean-American blogger Phil Yu, known as Angry Asian Man, has to say…

Newser | September 8, 2015 - 4:45 pm

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