July 24, 2014 Archive July 2014

In praise of Kelsey Grammer, TV's most weirdly enduring star

Greenwald's the Intercept reveals how government creates no-fly list

Chicago's "climate change maggots" are the stuff of nightmares

Watch: Kayakers discover what happens when they attempt to paddle over a giant whale

Education "reform's" new Ann Coulter: A reeling Michelle Rhee passes the lead to Campbell Brown

Noam Chomsky vs. Al Franken: Behind the odd progressive divide between senators, intellectuals on Gaza

The Onion's brilliant take on abortion restrictions will make you laugh/sob

Please don't bring back Michelle Fairley to "Game of Thrones"

Researchers: Our best shot for finding aliens is to look for their pollution

Pinterest just hired the guy behind Axe's notoriously sexist advertisements

Duran Duran is suing its fan club

“The more the dead, the better”: Israel’s crumbling media war

Wearable technology that hurts you on purpose

Women who are more educated than their husbands are not more likely to get divorced

Twitter releases diversity report, admits "we have a lot of work to do"

"Lucy": The Eurotrash "2001" ScarJo action sequel you've been waiting for

VIP boxes and seven-figure advances: How fiction gets the publishing industry laughably wrong

10 more strange facts about penises

US hails Indonesia democracy in turbulent SE Asia

10 Things to Know for Today

5 countries that love America (and 5 that hate it)

The real problem with sexy profile pics

I can't breathe at work: How making cushions for Hyundai is making us ill

Minuteman co-founder announces grand vision for new border patrols in 2015

5 reasons it's time for a 4-day work week

FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

Another plane has gone missing (UPDATE)

"I was illegally terminated": A working mom's Wal-Mart nightmare

Must-see morning clip: Obamacare is still screwed, says Jon Stewart

Stephen Colbert skewers libertarian scheme: "I'm tired of the whole idea of a melting pot in America"

The chilling details of Joseph Rudolph Wood's botched execution

It's here: Watch the official "Fifty Shades of Grey" trailer

"Magic in the Moonlight": It's time to stop making excuses for Woody Allen

Questlove: Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" is "a game-changer" for hip-hop

TaskRabbit workers receive a useful lesson in capitalist exploitation

"Weird Al" has finally made it: There's now a porn parody of his work

Here comes the all-atheist TV network

Wind power's set for a comeback: World capacity to more than double by 2018

A very sad tour of the warehouse where confiscated wildlife goods end up

GOP's emptiest faux-outrage: Pretending to be aghast about fundraisers

Glenn Beck's defamation defense: Bombing victim I wrongly accused is "involuntary" public figure

Mary Poppins, fed up with earning federal minimum wage, is quitting

"Evil that is stalking us": Fear-mongering and the real Middle East scandal

The new "menstrual activism": Young women on YouTube, talking about their periods

"When does your decency kick in?" Police overreach and the Eric Garner difference

Second (not-so-mysterious) hole discovered in Siberia

NFL will bench you longer for driving with no license than violently assaulting women

AP Top Sports News At 12:08 p.m. EDT

IMF cuts US and global growth forecasts for 2014

Cruz-ifying the border debate: How Ted Cruz is yet again giving Boehner headaches

Pat Robertson on women’s fashion: “Modesty is hottest”

The right's anti-healthcare jubilee! Why they can't quit the Obamacare obsession

"Big Brother" finally does something right: The reality show handles a contestant's grief with shocking sensitivity

Amazon to authors: Pipe down about publishing war

Paul Ryan's "insult" strategy: Why his anti-poverty contract is so grotesque

Appeals court: FDA doesn't have to do anything about the rampant misuse of antibiotics in livestock

11 hilariously awful pieces of sex advice courtesy of Fox News

"If I were a bird, I'd be a baby eagle": Jerry Seinfeld's bizarre, hilarious Reddit AMA

The Tyrannosaurus Rex just got way more terrifying

The "global kale shortage" and the problem with superfoods

AP NewsAlert

Todd Akin is still mad about becoming a national laughingstock

Watch a woman perform Beyoncé's "Single Ladies" as a dramatic monologue