CEOs Made 331 Times As Much as Their Workers Last Year

Paging Dr. Piketty: In 2013, CEOs of S&P 500 companies made 331 times as much as their employees, according to the AFL-CIO's "Executive Paywatch" report. » 6/01/14 5:20pm 6/01/14 5:20pm

Watch This Jaw-Dropping Bicycle Kick Soccer Goal

In the video above, FC Tucson forward Odaine Sinclair scores an astounding bicycle kick goal in a USL Premier Development League match against the BYU Cougars this week. Tucson went on to win 2-0, with Sinclair behind the team's second goal as well. » 6/01/14 4:00pm 6/01/14 4:00pm

College Professor Fired After His Amazing Beard Turned Up on a Beer Can

Pity Paul Roof, the Charleston Southern University associate professor who claims he lost his job after an image of his insane, four-pronged beard showed up on a beer can from a local brewery. » 6/01/14 3:00pm 6/01/14 3:00pm

Pirate Bay Co-Founder Arrested in Sweden

Peter Sunde, co-founder of the popular file-sharing site The Pirate Bay, was arrested in southern Sweden last night after nearly two years on the run. » 6/01/14 1:45pm 6/01/14 1:45pm

The NSA Intercepts Millions of Images per Day for Facial Recognition

The latest Edward Snowden leaks, published in the New York Times, reveal that the NSA intercepts millions of images from the internet per day for use in its facial recognition program. » 6/01/14 12:10pm 6/01/14 12:10pm

Justin Bieber Caught Telling Racist Joke on Video

In the video above, a young-looking Justin Bieber can be seen telling a shitty joke to some friends. "Why are black people afraid of chainsaws?" he asks, self-satisfied grin on his face. After an off-camera voice urges, "don't even say it," Biebs gets to the "n-word"-laden punchline. » 6/01/14 10:20am 6/01/14 10:20am

Watch Five Women See Their Vaginas for the First Time

In the SFW video above, five women who have never seen their own vulvas get into a "vagina booth" with a mirror to have a look. The whole thing feels a little exploitative — Davey Wavey, the YouTuber who created it, is ultimately getting paid for this, after all — but the women's reactions are very sweet. Best line:… » 5/31/14 1:45pm 5/31/14 1:45pm

Raging Manure Fetishist Gets Five Years in Prison

David Truscott learned an important lesson the hard way this week: rolling around naked in cow shit is perfectly fine, as long as you're doing it on your own property. » 5/31/14 11:30am 5/31/14 11:30am

Now The Redskins Have No Excuse for Not Changing Their Name

As the calls for the Washington Redskins to change their shamefully racist name have gotten louder, the organization has doubled down on its insistence that the slur is a point of pride. An 81-year-old newspaper article unearthed this week, however, makes that claim a little harder to stake. » 5/31/14 10:14am 5/31/14 10:14am

Florida Bear Lounges in Hammock, Stays There for 20 Minutes

This weekend, hopefully you'll be chilling as hard as this black bear, who stopped by a Florida home Thursday to relax in the owner's hammock for 20 blissful minutes. » 5/31/14 8:46am 5/31/14 8:46am

Blissful Scenes From Denver's First Fully Legal 420

Today marked the first 4/20 since weed has been legal to use and sell recreationally in Denver, Colorado, and by the looks of it, it was exactly the utopia of Mr. Potato Head-shaped bongs, Nutella pancakes, and people with names like "Dina Compassion" that you'd imagine. » 4/20/14 4:45pm 4/20/14 4:45pm

Surgeons Find 12 Gold Bars Inside Man's Stomach

A 63-year-old Indian businessman was having stomach trouble. He told his doctors he'd swallowed a water bottle cap out of anger after arguing with his wife—totally normal thing to do, nothing to see here—and had since been vomiting and having difficulty going to the bathroom. » 4/20/14 3:10pm 4/20/14 3:10pm

Run for the Hills: Tila Tequila Is Having a Baby

Myspace personality, Hitler sympathizer, and greatest actor of her generation Tila Tequila is pregnant, she announced in a tweet Friday. » 4/20/14 1:13pm 4/20/14 1:13pm

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter Dies at 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the legendary boxer who spent 19 years in prison on murder charges that were later dismissed, died of prostate cancer in his home this morning. He was 76. » 4/20/14 12:00pm 4/20/14 12:00pm

Some Megachurches Are Giving Out iPads, TVs to Easter Attendees

Did you go to church this morning? If so, did you get a shiny new toy for your efforts? Congregants at Christian Life Church in Lexington, Oklahoma might. Anyone who attends the church's Easter services today will automatically be entered to win prizes like 32-inch flat screen TVs and $50 gift cards. » 4/20/14 11:35am 4/20/14 11:35am

Insanely Rich Reporter Covers White House Meeting of the Insanely Rich

There's a lot to pore over in the New York Times Style section's coverage of a conference for über-wealthy "next-generation" philanthropists that was recently held at the White House. » 4/19/14 5:30pm 4/19/14 5:30pm

Powdered Alcohol, Coming to a Liquor Store Near You

Introducing Palcohol, the world's sneakiest and most efficient way to get drunk. This week, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved the powdered booze product, and its makers hopes to unleash it on an unsuspecting public this fall. » 4/19/14 4:48pm 4/19/14 4:48pm

Senator Holds Commuter Safety Presser, Almost Gets Hit By Train

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal received an unexpected lesson in practicing what you preach at a press conference yesterday. Standing on the platform at the Milford Metro-North station, Blumenthal and his easel narrowly dodged an oncoming train as Milford Mayor Ben Blake spoke about commuter safety. » 4/19/14 2:15pm 4/19/14 2:15pm

Aussie Energy Drink Banned for Containing Erectile Dysfunction Drugs

MosKa, an Australian energy drink that claimed to naturally increase sexual performance, was banned in its home country after authorities found it contained vardenafil, a drug you may recognize by its brand name: Levitra. » 4/19/14 12:00pm 4/19/14 12:00pm