Bill Murray Gets Free Shit Just for Acknowledging People

It's no secret that Bill Murray—he of the mischievous, twinkling eyes and zero-fucks-given insouciance—can pretty much do whatever he wants. But that goodwill extends far beyond mere party-crashing. Perfect strangers want to fund his lifestyle, just for the honor of being acknowledged by someone with impeccable… » 12/18/14 10:30pm Thursday 10:30pm

American Kennel Club Deigns to Acknowledge Four New Variations of Puppy

The American Kennel Club, Who's Who Division has announced plans to acknowledge the existence of three new types of dog, as well as what appears to be a mop with ears. One hunts rabbit, one fishes, and I'm pretty sure one smokes weed—here they are, the pure-bred class of 2014. » 12/18/14 12:40am Thursday 12:40am

Chemical Company Owners Could Get Prison Time For Poisoning Town's Water

The owners and operators of a chemical company that dumped 10,000 gallons of toxic chemicals into a West Virginia river last year are one step closer to facing a judge and jury of their very unhappy peers. » 12/17/14 9:50pm Wednesday 9:50pm

"Someone killed 12 people and shot another 70 people at the opening night of Batman: The Dark Knight. They kept that movie in the theaters. You issue an anonymous cyber threat that you did not have the capability to carry out? We pulled a movie from 18,000 theaters," cybersecurity expert Peter W. Singer says of Sony's » 12/17/14 9:09pm Wednesday 9:09pm

New York Magazine's "Confirmed" Teen Millionaire Says He Made It All Up

The New York Magazine feature on a high school kid who made $72 million trading stocks turned out to be complete bullshit. Now, in an interview with The New York Observer, the featured kid is pointing fingers at the author, who's defending the piece, arguing people should have realized it was a hoax all along. » 12/15/14 11:00pm Monday 11:00pm