Thanks to a massive chemical spill in West Virginia, more than 100,000 people can’t drink tap water in the state right now.
Tunisia, the country which got the Arab Spring off the ground in 2010, just saw its prime minister resign.
Looking to save money on a ride? Uber just got even cheaper.
Snapchat is sorry for being indifferent to your security.
New York City has a new mayor. Bill de Blasio took the helm of the city today, calling for an end to the inequality that has defined the city in recent years. (See: Stop-and-frisk.) “And so today, we commit to a new progressive direction in New York,” he said in his first speech as mayor. “And that same progressive impulse has written our city’s history. It’s in our DNA.”
“My wife and I forgive Karl Pierson for what he did. We would ask all of you here and all of you watching to forgive Karl Pierson. He didn’t know what he was doing.” That’s the father of slain high schooler Claire Davis, forgiving the teen who killed her in an attempted mass shooting.
In a heartwarming, family-friendly statement to the people of North Korea on New Year’s Day, Kim Jong-Un described the execution of his uncle as the cleansing of “filth.” Maaaan.
Good news for llama ass-whippers: Winamp isn’t dead after all. It just got sold.
We’ll let this lede speak for itself: "Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who admits smoking crack cocaine, faced new allegations in police documents released today that he brought prostitutes to his office, guzzled vodka in his car and made racial slurs to a taxi driver.”
At Camp Pendleton in California, a freak accident led to the death of four Marines on Wednesday. Details still forthcoming.
This death row inmate would like to donate his organs, and Ohio is gonna give him time to do just that, if it’s possible.
A Francis Bacon painting sold for $142 million at an auction on Tuesday. Most. Expensive. Ever.
Still can’t get over this idiocy.
Like most frat houses, Snapchat was all fun and high fives on the outside, but inside, rotting wood and discord.The best line in a great read from ValleyWag about the Snapchat ownership lawsuit.