In the spirit of fast-rising white Republicans who say dumb things about race, Mississippi State Senator Chris McDaniel can now add his name to the list after Mother Jones uncovered a 2006 tape where the Tea Party darling bragged about not wanting to pay slavery reparations and only knowing how to hit on girls and find the bathroom in Spanish.
Scientists have learned a bit more about a disputed scrap of papyrus known as the "Gospel of Jesus's Wife," that some folks think could be evidence that Jesus Christ was married.
For a while there that this season of Drag Race was splitting neatly between the contenders and the pretenders. Now, we've either entered the misdirection-plagued middle section of a reality TV season ... or this talented crop of queens is shaking up the pecking order a little bit.
On a night where we saw one dancer come dangerously close to perfection, we also saw the sour cruelty of The Capitol as it sent the latest tribute to his bloodless death.
The U.N.'s International Court of Justice ruled on Monday that Japan needs to stop its controversial and not really well-liked whale hunting practices. The court wasn't convinced that Japan's controversial whale kills were really done for scientific research.
Kerry Washington is eight months (almost nine) pregnant, and it shows. While it's not a problem in real life, her pregnancy could be a distraction on her show Scandal where she's one half of the steamiest couple on television. And the show has gone to great and sometimes comical lengths to hide it.
After 10 months of investigating the IRS on what was supposed to be a bullet-proof charge that the organization was unfairly targeting Tea Party-backed organizations, Republicans have soured on the probe. And Rep. Darrell Issa, the brawn behind the investigation, has been left holding the bag.
These are all you need to shut a hater down, tell your crush how you feel, and communicate the most important sentiment of all: "no."
Lais Souza was, at one time a competitive gymnast for Brazil and an Olympic-level freestyle skier. After a training accident and a brutal recovery, Souza is now an uninsured quadriplegic who needs financial help.
Arclight Films has wisely realized that its upcoming movie about a flight to Beijing that crashes into the ocean might be a little insensitive given the similarities to a recent tragedy.
Spoiler: the Houston Fire Department saves the day.
This week on RuPaul's Drag Race, were were treated to an annual tradition: The Snatch Game.
One of the story lines bubbling just below the surface of Dancing With the Stars with this season is whether or not we'll see Candace Cameron-Bure flash the polarizing brand of Christianity her brother adheres to. We got a taste of it last night.
A cold that won't go away probably doesn't exist. Doctors say that those bugs (that seem to have haunted everyone this winter) is actually just you getting sick with another infection, probably given to you by someone you share your home with.
The Rich Kids of Beverly Hills have Instagrammed their way into our hearts this season, teaching us the importance of saging your new house and the upside of Montezuma's Revenge.
Researchers from Northumbria University in the U.K. and Germany's University of Gottingen claim they have cracked the code to dude dancing and have found dance moves that are scientifically proven to be aesthetically pleasing to a woman's eye. Having seen these "moves", we now believe women have low standards.
If you're still confused by ghosting, the term given to potential suitors who stop calling or texting after one or a couple of dates, let's be clear: it's not them, it's you.
According to the U.N., Ebola, the nightmarish virus that causes painful, bloody deaths for almost all who are infected, has reared its ugly head in Guinea, but there's some dispute about whether the victims actually have Ebola.
With World Championships of figure skating beginning on Monday, South Korean Olympic Committee has said that they will file a complaint to the International Skating Union about an alleged breach of the code of ethics during the ladies Olympic competition. It's a complaint the Koreans are afraid they'll be punished for.
In the spirit of bracket busting, March Madness, and voting, we're now letting you choose our next bracket ... by voting on a bracket of reader submissions.