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Ben Affleck For Senate? He Won’t Say

John Kerry is likely to leave his Massachusetts Senate seat to become secretary of state, and the rumor mill has now churned out one Ben Affleck to add to the…

Newser | December 21, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Cory Booker Exploring Senate Run

Cory Booker has made his decision: The popular Newark mayor will explore a run for the Senate, he announced today. “Let there be no doubt: I will complete my full second…

Newser | December 20, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Teen Wins Fight for Less “Girly” Easy-Bake Oven

A 13-year-old girl who complained to Hasbro that its purple and pink Easy-Bake Ovens needed to be a little more unisex for her 4-year-old brother has won: Thanks to her…

Newser | December 18, 2012 - 11:20 am

Anonymous Hits Westboro For Threat To Protest Newtown

Hackers from Anonymous pounced on the Westboro Baptist Church soon after the extremist group announced plans to picket Sandy Hook Elementary School to praise God for sending the gunman, Mashablereports. The…

Newser | December 17, 2012 - 5:10 pm

Is Google Hiding Porn On Image Search?

We’re sure none of our esteemed readers would ever use Google’s wholesome Image Search to find filthy pictures of naked people committing depraved acts. But on the off chance that…

Newser | December 13, 2012 - 11:10 am

Accuser No. 4 Emerges In ‘Elmo’ Sex Scandal

The “Elmo” sex scandal shows no signs of going away: Kevin Clash, the former puppeteer of the popular “Sesame Street” character, has been hit with yet another lawsuit alleging he had sexual relations with…

Newser | December 10, 2012 - 4:50 pm

Supreme Court Will Rule On Gay Marriage

The Supreme Court will take up California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a case that could give the justices the chance to rule on whether gay Americans have the same constitutional…

Newser | December 8, 2012 - 9:30 am

Uncovered: PSY’s Anti-American Past

There’s no doubt Korean rapper PSY is beloved across America, but the “Gangnam Style” star doesn’t necessarily feel the same way about America—or at least, he didn’t a few years…

Newser | December 7, 2012 - 4:10 pm

What Life Will Look Like For Royal Baby

Royal-watchers are ravenous for news about the forthcoming progeny of Prince William and wife Kate, so E! and other sites take a look at what life will be like for the soon-to-be third…

Newser | December 4, 2012 - 2:10 pm

Why Our Nose Heats Up When We Lie

So Pinocchio wasn’t that far-fetched after all: The nose may not grow when we lie, but two Spanish scientists say it does get noticeably warmer. Using thermal imaging cameras on…

Newser | December 1, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Romney Face-Tattoo Guy Changes His Mind

If you ask us, it seems a little two-faced. Just two weeks after he said he had no regrets about his Mitt Romney face tattoo, Eric Hartsburg has decided to accept an…

Newser | November 29, 2012 - 11:10 am

‘Man Boob’ Surgery Surges

Dude looks like a lady no more. More men are seeking breast reduction surgery to treat gynecomastia, which causes the dreaded “man boobs,” reports the BBC. Statistics from the British Association…

Newser | November 28, 2012 - 5:50 pm

Family: Angus T. Jones Being Exploited By Crazy Pastor

Not that we disagree with him, but why would Angus T. Jones call his own show, “Two and a Half Men,” “filth”—especially considering the show has made him filthy rich? His mom…

Newser | November 28, 2012 - 10:50 am

Third Man Accuses Elmo Puppeteer Of Teen Sex

Yet another accuser has stepped forward alleging former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash had sex with him when the accuser was underage. John Doe, accuser No. 3, says he was 16…

Newser | November 27, 2012 - 2:10 pm

Halle Berry’s Current Guy Made Citizen’s Arrest On Her Ex

More details are trickling out on the Thanksgiving morning brawl between Halle Berry’s ex, Gabriel Aubry, and her current guy, Olivier Martinez. Witnesses say Aubry, who was dropping off daughter Nahla at…

Newser | November 26, 2012 - 12:50 pm

“Dallas” Star Larry Hagman Dead At 81

JR Ewing was a business cheat, faithless husband, and bottomless well of corruption. Yet with his sparkling grin, Larry Hagman masterfully created the charmingly loathsome oil baron—and coaxed forth a…

Newser | November 24, 2012 - 11:30 am

Casey Anthony Prosecutors Missed Bombshell Evidence

Prosecutors overlooked a bombshell piece of evidence in the Casey Anthony case, Orlando’s WKMG claims. On the day of daughter Caylee’s death, someone did a computer search for “fool-proof suffication [sic]” and…

Newser | November 21, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Critics Says Lindsay Lohan Is Hilariously Bad In “Liz & Dick”

“Liz & Dick” premieres Sunday, but some critics are already having a LiLo-bashing party after watching the Elizabeth Taylor biopic, Fox News reports. “It’s just bad. Her voice—she sounds like herself, a smoker…

Newser | November 20, 2012 - 3:50 pm

Angelina Jolie Scores Invite To Jennifer Aniston’s Wedding

We’re sure Angelina Jolie will be so excited to receive this piece of mail: Word has it that she and Brad Pitt will be invited to Jennifer Aniston’s wedding, Australia’s News…

Newser | November 19, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Keys To A Longer Life: A Puppy And A Spouse

The ticket to a longer life: happiness, reports the Daily Mail. In 1940, Harvard researchers reviewed 200 young, white, healthy men; they checked back in on that group every two…

Newser | November 17, 2012 - 10:30 am

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