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Virginia Shooter Bryce Williams Has Died

He also allegedly faxed a 23-page “manifesto” to ABC News, claiming he was motivated by anger over the shooting at a church in Charleston last month. More »


Josh Duggar Likes It Rough, Is Headed For Rehab Of Some Kind

Robyn Pennacchia / August 26, 2015

The hits, they keep on comin’. More »


Columbia Students Aren’t Too Pleased With New “Consent Is Bae” Campaign

Megan Reynolds / August 26, 2015

Students at Columbia are upset because of a new awareness campaign around the issue of consent started by the school’s Sexual Violence Response(SVR) organization. As reported by Jezebel, a tipster sent in a photo of the posters, which read “Consent Is Bae.” The anonymous tipster is unhappy with this campaign, claiming that it “trivializes consent… More »


Judge Denies Man Copyright For Basic Chicken Sandwich

Robyn Pennacchia / August 26, 2015

Surprise! You cannot copyright a regular chicken sandwich and expect anyone to give you $10 million. … More »


Napa Wine Train Exec Apologizes: “We Were 100 Percent In The Wrong”

Megan Reynolds / August 26, 2015

This is actually a classy, nice, very good apology. … More »


Virginia TV Reporters Shot And Killed On Live Television, Suspect Identified [UPDATE]

Megan Reynolds / August 26, 2015

WHSV reports that the shooter has been identified as Vester Lee Flanagan, also known as Bryce Williams, a “former disgruntled employee,” according to Governor Terry McAuliffe. More »


Was Jay Wilds The Anonymous Tipster Who Pointed The Police At Adnan Syed?

And was he secretly paid for his assistance and testimony via that $3075 Crime Stoppers reward? More »


If You Don’t Do The Work, You Should Fail The Course

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 26, 2015

Duke student Brian Gasso explained that he has religious reasons not to read certain books — which is valid, but it shouldn’t mean he should get a pass. More »


The Fable Of Ethnic Loudness And How It Penetrates The White Space

Carol H. Hood / August 25, 2015

Sadly, the experience several black women had on the Napa Valley Wine Train is not unusual — for Napa, or anywhere. More »


Undisclosed Podcasters Uncover Massive Brady Violation That Should All But Guarantee Adnan Syed A New Trial

Last night’s episode of the Undisclosed podcast dropped the biggest bombshell yet about the Adnan Syed case. It involves a Brady violation so blatant that it, at the very least, could very well lead to a new trial. More »


Julianne Moore Hopes To Rename Her High School After Someone Who DIDN’T Love Slavery

Robyn Pennacchia / August 25, 2015

Schools do not need to be named after dudes who loved slavery. … More »


Cheating Isn’t That Bad

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 25, 2015

Two people might have killed themselves over being exposed in the Ashley Madison hack. More »


Ouch: This Kid Punched A Hole Through A Rare 17th-Century Italian Master

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 25, 2015

Oh, owww: This video shows a 12-year-old boy at an exhibition of Italian masters in Taiwan, losing his balance at a crucial moment, tipping over, putting his hands out to brace himself, and – ow, ow, ow – punching a hole through a rare painting.
The artwork was Flowers by Paolo Porpora, itMore »


Shocker: Jared Fogle’s “Jared Foundation” Was A Sham

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 25, 2015

This should come as absolutely zero surprise, but it turns out that accused child rapist and former Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle’s anti-childhood obesity organization, the Jared Foundation, was a sham. USA Today reports that although Fogle stated in 2008 that the foundation would make $2 million in grants to schools and local organizations to fightMore »


Trump Throws Twitter Temper Tantrum As Megyn Kelly Returns To Her Show

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 25, 2015

Last night, Megyn Kelly returned to her Fox News gig, “The Kelly File,” after an 11-day vacation that was speculated (and denied) to be connected to Donald Trump’s drama regarding the first GOP debate. And, of course, Donald Trump decided to stir up more drama on Twitter:

.@megynkelly must have had a… More »


Boobs Take The Day In NYC And Chicago Protests This Weekend

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 24, 2015

It was a good weekend for not wearing a shirt! Chicago’s SlutWalk and New York’s Go Topless Day took place on Saturday and Sunday, respectively, with protesters advocating against rape culture and for gender equality.
The Go Topless Day march took place because of its proximity to Women’s Equality Day. It’s legal to beMore »


Planned Parenthood To Blame For Stock Market Crash, Says Pat Robertson

Robyn Pennacchia / August 24, 2015

Then explain the crash of 1929, when abortion was illegal. More »


Incoming Duke Freshmen Upset About Reading Fun Home Because It Compromises Their Beliefs

Megan Reynolds / August 24, 2015

Trigger warning: Diversity. … More »


Ohio Aims To Ban Down Syndrome Abortions

Newser / August 24, 2015

Ohio women, take note: Soon you may be unable to get an abortion if you’re doing it to avoid having a baby with Down syndrome. The state’s legislature—most of which is pro-life—appears poised to approve such a bill this fall and send it to Gov. John Kasich. He has signed abortion restrictions before, reports the… More »


It’s A Miracle-ish: Woman Discovers Donald Trump’s Face In Her Butter

Robyn Pennacchia / August 24, 2015

Not a good sign. … More »


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