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A Brief History Of One Man’s Attempt To Eat Whole Foods’ Buffalo Chicken Tenders

For the past two months, I’ve worked near the Whole Foods in Gowanus, Brooklyn. It’s an easy lunch destination, with mostly overpriced, mediocre and healthy-ish options except for the buffalo chicken tenders, which are delicious, terrible for you, and...

Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Flies To Wrong City For Ohio Rally

Green Party presidential hopeful Jill Stein was scheduled to give a speech at Capital University in Bexley at noon today, but she wasn't on time. Her convoy made a wrong turn. Like an airplane flying to a different city...

See The SpaceX Rocket Explode In Florida

Two days before it was set to launch, a SpaceX rocket exploded at its Cape Canaveral launch pad Thursday morning. No one was injured in the blast, but the Falcon 9 rocket was carrying Facebook’s $95 million satellite—meant to...

President Obama Grants Clemency to Grateful Dead Fan Serving Life in Prison

At the age of 25, Timothy Tyler knew where he was supposed to die. He’d never been to prison, but after selling LSD and cannabis to a police informant, he was sentenced to life in prison in 1992. He...

NYC’s Infamous Cricket Lady Arrested For Nightmare Bug Prank In Subway

The woman who horrified New Yorkers — and freaked out just about everyone else — last Wednesday when she dumped 600 crickets and worms into a crowded subway car and then peed all over the floor has been arrested. Just hours after the incident...

New Planet Discovered: Let’s Theorize Everything That’s About to Go Wrong

As long as we’ve studied the stars, humans have searched for the possibility of life on another planet, of another Earth. That quest by astronomers has yielded some candidates, like Gliese 667Cc and Kepler-452b, the most similar exoplanet to...

From Dumpster Diving To Pick-Up-Truck Pools, Philly Rules At Staying Cool

Don't tell Philly they can't soak their butts in non-traditional vessels. It won't end well. Philadelphia officials dared try to stop the dumpster pool trend, a seasonal favorite among the city's sweaty and budget-conscious. In a delightful summertime game of garbage-y innovation, Philly...

#LochteGate: What We Know So Far About The Hottest, Messiest Olympic Scandal Ever [Updates]

Arguably the greatest scandal in Olympics history keeps getting better. ABC News is now reporting that one of the American swimmers who claimed to have been robbed at a gas station early Sunday morning in Rio “was seen on...

Everything You Need To Know About The DEA’s Refusal To Declassify Marijuana

Last week, the DEA rejected a five-year-old petition signed by two governors to change marijuana’s status from a “Schedule I” narcotic, the same category as more dangerous drugs like LSD and heroin. The decision essentially puts the federal government...

The Best Olympic Memes From The First Week In Rio

The Olympics began one week ago. Since then, we’ve seen close races, devastating bike crashes, great shots, insane gymnastics stuff, tears, laughter, and blue pools turn green. But, more importantly, we’ve seen some memes. Many, many memes Here are...

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