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Bulletproof Clothing Is On The Rise In America 14 Dec 2017, 6:49 pm

Retailers are offering ballistic apparel to wary US citizens, and it’s not cheap.

The Bitcoin Paradox 14 Dec 2017, 6:49 pm

Why cryptocurrency will always be political.

Sixteen-Year-Old Finds Out He Got Into Harvard, Crowd Goes Wild 14 Dec 2017, 6:49 pm

It's clear that everyone around high schooler Ayrton Little thought he was deserving of the honor.

One Artist's Guerrilla Quest To Fix A LA Interstate Sign 14 Dec 2017, 6:49 pm

In the early morning of August 5, 2001, artist Richard Ankrom and a group of friends assembled on the 4th Street bridge over the 110 freeway in Los Angeles. They had gathered to commit a crime — one Ankrom had plotted for years.

Blake Farenthold Will Not Run For Reelection — Here's A Brief History Of His Past Scandals 14 Dec 2017, 6:37 pm

Farenthold is accused of telling subordinates about having "wet dreams" about one of his aides, calling his staff "fucktards," and encouraging a workplace environment where jokes about breast size were common.

The FCC Just Voted To End Net Neutrality — Here's How It Will Affect You 14 Dec 2017, 6:15 pm

The move opens the possibility for ISPs like Comcast or Verizon to adjust speed, cost, and access to different websites or types of data. Here's what that could mean for you and the country.

Net Neutrality Vote Abruptly Evacuated After Apparent Security Threat 14 Dec 2017, 6:02 pm

The meeting appeared to be interrupted because of a potential security threat. The vote has now resumed.

The Race For AR Glasses Starts Now 14 Dec 2017, 5:48 pm

Though the Next Big Thing won’t appear for a while, we know pretty much what it will look like: a lightweight, always-on wearable that obliterates the divide between the stuff we see on screens and the stuff we see when we look up from our screens.

'The Demons' Are Always A Breath Away 14 Dec 2017, 5:48 pm

Convinced he’s living with CTE, former NFL player Larry Johnson battles self-destructive impulses.

Monorails Are Back 14 Dec 2017, 5:48 pm

Relegated to the backlots of Disney World and mocked by the Simpsons, a long maligned form of transportation is mounting a one-rail comeback.

Maniac Hikes To The Edge Of Bali's Erupting Volcano To Film The Eruption 14 Dec 2017, 5:26 pm

This is... an extremely bad idea.

Guy Sees His Friend Fart On Security Camera, Scolds Him Remotely 14 Dec 2017, 5:09 pm

Don't do this to your friends.

Freelancers Organize To Demand Payment From Beleaguered Nautilus Magazine 14 Dec 2017, 4:47 pm

Nautilus, the luxe online and print magazine covering science and ideas, has struggled to pay its writers. Now those writers are striking back.

The Park Slope 'Blue Hat' Incident, 10 Years Later 14 Dec 2017, 4:47 pm

One winter day in 2006, a good Samaritan named Alice posted to a community listserv: "Found: Boy's Blue Hat." The moment she clicked "send" unwittingly precipitated an iconic moment in modern Brooklyn parenting and early social media.

Mario Batali And The Appetites Of Men 14 Dec 2017, 4:47 pm

In the past, Mario Batali’s disregard for boundaries was a foundation of his mythology. In the context of #MeToo, it is just repugnant.

We Guarantee This Corgi Puppy Playing In Deep Snow Will Make Your Day Better 14 Dec 2017, 4:16 pm

Are you having a bad week? If so, Maxi the Corgi might be able to help.

This Sneaky Bread Thief Thinks He's So Smooth 14 Dec 2017, 3:44 pm

"What is yours and is half-eaten is, of course, all mine."

Spies, Dossiers, And The Insane Lengths Restaurants Go To Track And Influence Food Critics 14 Dec 2017, 3:42 pm

Some top dining rooms will do anything for a great review. Do their tactics work?

Why Are Fancy Salads And Grain Bowls Suddenly Everywhere? 14 Dec 2017, 3:42 pm

For some investments firms, your trendy lunch means big business.

We're Jealous Of But Also Worried About This Guy With A Pet Cougar 14 Dec 2017, 3:42 pm

It's all fun and games until that cat has too much catnip.

The Retail Apocalypse Is Fueled By No-Name Clothes 14 Dec 2017, 3:42 pm

Private-label attire in aggregate is now a bigger seller in the US than any single apparel brand.

Hockey Fan Nails Shot To Win A New Car, Doesn't Seem All That Excited About It 14 Dec 2017, 2:51 pm

Maybe this Vancouver Canucks' fan already has a lot of cars. Or maybe he's just an extremely level headed dude. In either case, he seems to be the least excited person in the whole arena.

Meet The Guy Who Gets Beat Up In All Of Marvel’s Netflix Superhero Shows 14 Dec 2017, 2:40 pm

Turk Barrett is having a bad day. Despite having no notable powers of his own, he seems to tangle with New York City’s vigilante heroes like Daredevil or Luke Cage on a regular basis.

Millennial Comedian Jaboukie Young-White Did A Killer Stand-Up Set On 'Fallon' 14 Dec 2017, 2:40 pm

If you want to know what young people think is funny, listen to this guy.

Generation Screwed 14 Dec 2017, 2:40 pm

Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future of any generation since the Great Depression.

He Got Rich By Sparking The Fake News Boom. Then Facebook Broke His Business 14 Dec 2017, 2:40 pm

To build a business on Facebook is to accept volatility. The company has played host to many startups tuned specifically for what its algorithm rewards, only to crush them later.

The Great Freeway Cover-Up 14 Dec 2017, 1:31 pm

The long history of using misleading images to sell urban highways.

This Game Teaches You How To Build A Quantum Computer 14 Dec 2017, 1:31 pm

Inspired by other machine-building games like The Incredible Machine andChromatron, The Quantum Game is simple enough to play, yet challenging enough to be engaging.

Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock Admits To History Of Sexual Misconduct 14 Dec 2017, 1:31 pm

"Super-Size Me" director Morgan Spurlock on Wednesday admitted to a history of sexual misconduct that reaches back to his college days.

How A Dorm Room Minecraft Scam Brought Down The Internet 14 Dec 2017, 12:33 pm

The most dramatic cybersecurity story of 2016 came to a quiet conclusion Friday in an Anchorage courtroom.

Disney To Acquire Some Assets Of Fox For $52.4 Billion 14 Dec 2017, 12:33 pm

The companies have entered into a definitive pact for Disney to acquire Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios, along with cable and international TV businesses, for about $52.4 billion in stock.

The Most Overlooked Environmental Crisis Of 2017 14 Dec 2017, 12:33 pm

Apocalyptic weather dominated the headlines, but meat production also caused severe destruction in 2017.

Real Estate Investing For Everyone 14 Dec 2017, 12:33 pm

Investing rule #1: Start young. Investing rule #2: Diversify. Investing Rule #3: Start investing with Fundrise so they can do the diversifying for you by introducing a premium asset type to your portfolio: real estate. It only takes $500 to get started.

How Brendan 'PlayerUnknown' Greene Created The Biggest Gaming Phenomenon Of The Year 14 Dec 2017, 12:33 pm

"PUBG," as it’s known to its devoted fans, has already found phenomenal success on PCs. Within six weeks of its debut, it had sold 2 million copies; as of this month, more than 24 million copies of the game have been sold.

Sexual Harassment Training Doesn't Work. But Some Things Do. 14 Dec 2017, 10:24 am

Traditional methods can backfire, but ideas like teaching bystanders to intervene and promoting more women have proved effective.

Dilbert: A Reckoning 14 Dec 2017, 7:15 am

Without irony: I deeply love Dilbert. From ages 8 to 12, the funny pages were both my primary hobby and major career aspiration, and Dilbert was a top-tier favorite, thanks to my dad’s own sizable collection.

The Human Cost Of The Ghost Economy 14 Dec 2017, 2:07 am

Melissa Chadburn goes undercover as a temp worker.

Music Mogul Russell Simmons Is Accused Of Rape By Multiple Women 14 Dec 2017, 12:52 am

Mr. Simmons, a powerful gatekeeper in the entertainment and media worlds, damaged careers and self-confidence with his pattern of sexual assault and harassment, the women say.

How Titanic's Iconic Necklace Almost Sank An Entire Company 13 Dec 2017, 10:01 pm

But the Heart of the Ocean — and J. Peterman — will go on.

Omarosa Gives Her Side Of The Story About Her White House Exit On 'Good Morning America' 13 Dec 2017, 8:20 pm

Did she voluntarily resign because she's mad about Trump's racism, or did she have to be physically escorted off White House grounds? Depends on who you ask.

Here's Tween Seth Rogen Doing A Standup Set In 1994 13 Dec 2017, 7:11 pm

Seth Rogen turned 12 in 1994, which means he performed a standup set that got people belly laughing before he had his bar mitzvah.

Plane Takes Off From An Aircraft Carrier... Directly Into A Wave 13 Dec 2017, 5:39 pm

A 1971 clip from the USS Ticonderoga shows a submarine tracking plane running straight into a rogue wave.

Toddler Upon Hearing Santa Is Coming To His House: 'What The Fuck?' 13 Dec 2017, 5:39 pm

British kids, they, uh, grow up so fast.

Ranking America's Top 10 Chain Restaurants 13 Dec 2017, 5:39 pm

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema ate three times each at the top 10 full-service chains, and tells you what's good — and what's not.

How Virtual Reality Took Down A Former Nazi SS Guard 13 Dec 2017, 4:41 pm

Reinhold Hanning claims he had no idea was happening inside the concentration camp where he worked at the time. He may have been an accessory to over 170,000 murders.

21 Gifts Your Dad Actually Wants 13 Dec 2017, 8:00 am

Dad may say he doesn’t want you to get him anything, but what he really wants is for you to get something on this list.

Why 'The Orville' Is The Number 1 Show On Television Even Though Critics Hate It 12 Dec 2017, 10:57 pm

It's performing better than the actual "Star Trek" reboot. Maybe that's because it's an even better love letter to the original series.

21 Gifts Your Mom Actually Wants 11 Dec 2017, 10:05 pm

Touchscreen gloves, a magic air fryer, and other gifts she genuinely wants. So take that gift-wrapped Yankee Candle in your hand and throw it in the trash.

28 Gifts That Look More Expensive Than They Actually Are 5 Dec 2017, 7:29 pm

Grab some sneakily affordable gifts while they'll still ship in time.

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