Narc Dog Rats Owner Out to Police in Exchange for a Biscuit

An Alabama husky-pit bull by the name of Bo broke the cardinal man-dog omerta this week when he turned state's evidence on his meth dealing owner.

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Man Is Snitched On By Best Friend, a Dog

Man Is Snitched On By Best Friend, a Dog

An Alabama husky-pit bull by the name of Bo broke the cardinal man-dog omerta this week when he turned state's evidence on his meth dealing owner.

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The Floating Cards Home Screen

The Floating Cards Home Screen

If old-timey cartoons taught us anything, it's that monochrome color palettes go pretty well with a dash of red. My Color Screen user JRS takes this approach with today's home screen design.

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Pennsylvania Fugitive Captured After Leading Police on 48 Day Manhunt

A man suspected of murdering one cop and wounding another was finally captured Thursday after a 48-day manhunt through the woods in rural Pennsylvania.

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Tech Billionaires Wanna Be the Only Billionaires Playing Politics

Tech Billionaires Wanna Be the Only Billionaires Playing Politics

Silicon Valley's leaders usually do a good job finding things to agree on (regulations: bad; disruption: good; workplace diversity:

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Tech Billionaires Wanna Be the Only Billionaires Playing Politics

Tech Billionaires Wanna Be the Only Billionaires Playing Politics

Silicon Valley's leaders usually do a good job finding things to agree on (regulations: bad; disruption: good; workplace diversity:

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Tech Billionaires Wanna Be the Only Billionaires Playing Politics

Tech Billionaires Wanna Be the Only Billionaires Playing Politics

Silicon Valley's leaders usually do a good job finding things to agree on (regulations: bad; disruption: good; workplace diversity:

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Save Face When You're Angry with a

Anger has a way of getting the best of us. Most of the time, it's better to walk away and take a few minutes to cool off, but you may not always have the time or space to do so. A "discomfort caveat" can inform the other party that you're not thinking as clearly as you'd like to and help keep the conversation under control.

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Pinterest Engineer Describes Isolation of Being Black In Silicon Valley

Pinterest Engineer Describes Isolation of Being Black In Silicon Valley

USA Today interviewed Justin Edmund, an early employee at Pinterest. The 24-year-old engineer first caught Silicon Valley's attention with a candid personal essay about growing up black, where he said he had "not seen a single technology leader," besides Jack Dorsey "acknowledge the crisis in Ferguson. And why would they bother?"

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Maple Syrup Roasted Delicata Squash and Brussels Sprouts

About a month before Thanksgiving, my parents and I start planning our holiday meals. To keep from going completely crazy we divide and conquer the cooking. (Props to those of you who do the whole meal on your own, how do you manage?) For Thanksgiving, my mother is in charge of the roast turkey and stuffing (they’re the BEST), my father the mashed potatoes, and I the pies. Dad and I split the sides.

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Mysterious Crickets Squat in American Homes

Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Kishaana Johnson, describing a recently published study about Asian camel crickets that was aided by the efforts of citizen scientists across the country in the Camel Cricket Census a part of the Your Wild Life project. Kishaana is a graduate student in the Professional Writing certificate program at North Carolina State University. In 1898, a biologist named S.H. Scudder reported a bizarre striped insect with a large humped back that had been sent t

Mysterious Crickets Squat in American Homes

Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Kishaana Johnson, describing a recently published study about Asian camel crickets that was aided by the efforts of citizen scientists across the country in the Camel Cricket Census a part of the Your Wild Life project. Kishaana is a graduate student in the Professional Writing certificate program at North Carolina State University. In 1898, a biologist named S.H. Scudder reported a bizarre striped insect with a large humped back that had been sent t

Ivy League School Will Offer Class on

Next year, at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania, a group of students will screw around online. Between lectures on thinkers like John Cage and Betty Friedan, they'll be asked to browse the likes of Tumblr or Twitter and hopefully, by they end of the semester, they'll have something meaningful to say about it all.

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ZIP Lookup Provides Cultural Information for Different ZIP Codes

If you're planning to make a move to a new area or city soon, it might be a good idea to know what the area is like. ZIP Lookup gives you detailed descriptions of the types of people and cultural lifestyles you'll find within each ZIP code.

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University Bans Soccer Team From Wearing PornHub Jerseys

England's University of Kent has dashed an intramural soccer team's dream of a sponsorship from PornHub, one of the biggest streaming porn sites in the many-tentacled MindGeek empire, and ordered the players to stop wearing their PornHub jerseys immediately.

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Some quotes from a story about women's watches: "Women are now interested in how a timepiece works." "We're more comfortable now with technology. Things that used to seem geeky or intimidating are now common." "Moon-phase watches seem to have a particularly strong appeal for women, and not just those who frequent beauty salons." Women !

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Sometimes it's hard to explain exactly how you feel. This handy vocabulary wheel helps you narrow down exactly what word best expresses your current emotional state.

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io9 The Creationist Freak Out Over The Pope’s Evolution Speech Has Begun | Jalopnik This Brilliant H

io9 The Creationist Freak Out Over The Pope's Evolution Speech Has Begun | Jalopnik This Brilliant Honda Civic Type R Ad Is Secretly Two Films In One | Jezebel Searching For the Dead in Witch City: A Weekend in Salem, Mass. | Kotaku Guy Pretends To Be Serial Killer, Terrorizes GTA Online Players | Kinja Popular Posts

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The Theory of Cumulative Stress: How to Recover When Stress Builds Up

For most people, stress is simply a fact of life, and you need to learn how to manage it. Simply ignoring the stress in your life can cause it to snowball and take a physical toll. Here's how to deal with your stress when it starts to build up.

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What's a Manhattan Government Waiting Room Doing in a Brooklyn Garage?

Much has been made of the power of art to take its observer to magical, faraway places. In Northwestern Expansion, an installation currently on view in Park Slope, the artist Corina Reynolds takes an opposite tack, precisely replicating the mundane, fluorescent-lit waiting room of a Manhattan government building.

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This Poor Guy Could Not Have Picked a Better Shirt to Get Arrested In

A 20-year-old man was arrested by Lee County, Fla., deputies Tuesday on possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana—a typical occurrence and a useless waste of police time that would normally not be newsworthy, except for the t-shirt he was wearing when he was booked.

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What Are The Odds These New Media Brands Will Survive? A Power Ranking

It was a sunny morning like any other (it was yesterday) when the shocking news fell on Mediatown: The future of a much-ballyhooed web start-up, Racket, was in Limbo's grasp, due to warring egos, shifting amounts of start-up capital, allegations of harassment, and managerial backbiting.

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Omnistat Puts A System Monitor In Your iPhone's Notification Center

iOS: Sometimes, you just want to know everything that's going on with your iPhone or iPad. Omnistat is an app that does just that. It gives you a ton of info about your device and displays it all right in the Notification Center.

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Ask Dr. Nerdlove: Why Do I Keep Getting Friend-Zoned?

Ask Dr. Nerdlove: Why Do I Keep Getting Friend-Zoned?

Hello, Internet! Welcome to Ask Dr. Nerdlove, the only dating advice column that knows how to get every ending in the dating sim of your life.

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Matt Taibbi Left First Look Media After Female Staffer’s Complaint

Earlier this week, New York magazine’s Andrew Rice reported that journalist Matt Taibbi had left First Look Media, the journalism startup of eBay billionaire Pierre Omidyar. Today four of Taibbi’s former colleagues reveal, in a detailed blog post published on First Look’s own site The Intercept, why exactly Taibbi left the company. It’s not pretty.

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