Each year Gawker Media asks writers to review their own job performance as part of a conceptual art project about the impossibility of self-awareness. In the spirit of Gawker Media's new community collaboration platform Kinja™, I want to hear from you. How do you feel I am doing in my job? What do you think are my…
Here's a video, taken just two days ago, of a Russian driver's commute being interrupted by a tank speeding across the road. Russia!
Last Wednesday afternoon I called Michael Brutsch. He was at the office of the Texas financial services company where he works as a programmer and he was having a bad day. I had just told him, on Gchat, that I had uncovered his identity as the notorious internet troll Violentacrez (pronounced Violent-Acres).
Here is a Goatse license plate from Indiana that a reader spotted in Washington, D.C. yesterday. It was on a Scion, which is appropriate since Scions are the horrid gaping assholes of vehicles. Goatse license plates are nothing new. Here's one from 2005, here's one from 2008, and here's one from just this month.
Don't you hate when you have so much money that everything you say inadvertently draws attention to your staggering wealth? Bet Mitt Romney does. Today, while giving a speech to what appears to be 18 people in a massive stadium in Detroit, Romney said.
In August, Keanu Reeves gave his seat in the subway up to some lady with a bag. Now the internet is awash in praise.
Yep, just another boring old New York City parking job. Every single New Yorker parks like this everyday, blindfolded. No big deal.
"Taylor Hillridge had everything," goes the preview for ABC Family's new TV movie Cyberbully, "until her online life crashed into her real life." A dramatization of the new, scary problems facing congressmen and 15 year-old girls everywhere.
Justin Bieber is spearheading a new campaign to stop kids from texting and driving. He's doing this by taking a big stake in a crappy, flailing tech company that was run by a convicted felon until recently.
What is it about bicycle lanes that turns people into shouty braindead panic robots? Case in point: This news report casts bike lanes as literally a terrorist threat.
Planking, the fad in which people take pictures of themselves lying face down and upload them to the internet, is not racist. It's just stupid. But bloggers and Twitter users are in an uproar over what they say is planking's origins in the slave trade.
It's bad enough that every current television show and movie shoves brand names in your face. Now, networks are digitally inserting new products into old television shows.
He's part of a group that claims to be behind the recent hack attacks against the CIA, U.S. Senate, Sony, Fox, and PBS. If caught, he could face years in prison. But when we chatted with a member of the notorious hacking collective Lulz Security last night, he said he's not worried about a thing.
Months before a grilled cheese sandwich raised $10 million in funding, the iPhone app Color was the tech bubble doomsayer's startup of choice. The company raised a staggering $41 million in funding for a non-existent photo-sharing service nobody really understood. So, where is it now? Take a guess.
Here's what a Virginia man is alleged in a lawsuit to have been doing when he crashed his car last year on the Beltway last year:
Rebecca Black's "Friday" video was just taken down from YouTube, where it had amassed over 150 million views. Man, we were planning on playing it twenty-eight times in a row tomorrow!
The bright, friendly facade of the Apple store hides some weird stuff, according to current and former employees. Porn-stuffed laptops, positivity police, and an anti-gossip gestapo: Welcome to the real Apple Store.