August 13, 2014 Archive August 2014

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Grain mixed, livestock lower

There is a new danger to smoking e-cigarettes: they might explode

How the Dow Jones industrial average did Tuesday

In defense of black rage: Michael Brown, police and the American dream

The "salmon cannon" launches fish over man-made obstacles

Today in terrible tech sexism: Company holds attractiveness contest to get a smartphone, eventually pulls it

"The Cold Lands" and Rockwood Ferry: Exclusive new music set to bonus footage from the film

Reminder: Rape and offensive images of rape are both real problems

Rapper Killer Mike pays tribute to slain teenager Michael Brown in a beautiful essay

Jewish group wants France to change this hamlet's super-racist name

"He had the hairiest hands and the warmest heart": Regular people share their memories of meeting Robin Williams

"He sawed off my hair with a dull knife": The horrific misogyny of "Mixed Martial Arts" culture

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Quotations in the News

Your Top Plays for Today

Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

10 Things to Know for Today

The world's 10 most dangerous foods people actually eat

"They are not here for us and they never were": Michael Brown and America's war on black children

Israel's self-defeating "victory": How peace was squandered in Gaza

Black male cool's fatal limits: Jordan, LeBron and Michael Brown's expendability

Men are Republicans because cavemen, columnist reveals!

GOP's one sacred principle: A spending philosophy of lies and troop worship

National Review's racist mockery: Another thrilling episode of conservatives' outreach to minorities

AP Sportlight

Robin Williams, stage actor: What I learned from directing him in a Broadway play

Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers and Conan O'Brien pay tribute to Robin Williams on late night

West African governments employ century-old method of controlling Ebola

Michelle Rhee to step down as CEO of StudentsFirst

The trolls zero in on Zelda Williams

Researchers: Frackers are operating a lot closer to drinking water sources than they admit

Man gets brutally attacked for attempting to stop catcallers

Redskins propaganda takes vile turn: How team seeks to buy off opposition

Meet the "thoroughly discredited" expert defending Texas' sweeping abortion law

The NRA is protecting your right to hunt elephants

Edward Snowden's latest secrets: U.S. was responsible for an entire country's Internet outage

Men are better at sex than they think they are

McCain & co.'s horrifying return: As bombs fall on Iraq, hawks seize their moment

GOP launches fake news sites to trick voters and blast Dems

Bill O’Reilly's Ferguson disgrace: Host spews sick lecture to Michael Brown's family

Florida threatened by the biggest "red tide" in nearly a decade

Here's proof street harassment hurts men too

Hillary Clinton's real problem: It's possible to be both "authentic" and wrong

Start-up incubator to investors: Don't sexually harass founders, if you do "we will not continue to work with you"

A plea to Thought Catalog to remove Gavin McInnes' transphobic essay from its site

Tea Party leader asks God to "be violent against" GOP establishment in opening prayer

Why Lauren Bacall was one of Hollywood's greatest feminist icons

Safety nets for birth control coverage aren't working

Detroit is drowning: Why our cities are in danger (and global warming's to blame)

Good news: Gawker is trying to fix Jezebel's misogynist troll problem