Which Twitter Accounts Do You Love to Hate?

We all do it. Every single thing they tweet sends you into a symphony of groans and sighs, and yet—you can't quite bring yourself to end the pain. And if you're being totally honest, you actually kind of like it. Maybe it's masochism, maybe it's the need to fuel your own sense of smugness, but either way, everyone can… » 10/18/13 1:50pm 10/18/13 1:50pm

A Mom Tried to Sell Her Three-Year-Old Son on Craigslist

A bicycle. An old jailbroken iPhone. Maybe used furniture. Some free dirt. Those are the type of things you expect to buy off Craigslist. You definitely don't expect a Mom to offer up her three-year-old son on the seedy but useful classifieds website. But that's just what Stephanie Redus did. She used Craiglist to… » 5/15/13 9:30pm 5/15/13 9:30pm

These Disgustingly Gross Home Offices Will Make You Vomit

We've seen some pretty beautiful desktop setups with gorgeous monitors and spotless desks—these desktop setups are not those. In fact, you can think of them as the complete opposite. These home offices are foul, filthy, disgusting, awful and come from the hoarder devil's armpit. You can smell the stench through the… » 10/19/12 1:00am 10/19/12 1:00am

Ugh, The New Yorker Is Going to Tweet An Entire 8,500-Word Story

Because it apparently has nothing better to do, the New Yorker will tweet the entirety of an 8,500-word short story from the @NYerFiction account. Written by Jennifer Egan, the author of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, A Visit From the Goon Squad, the piece will be posted over the span of 10 nights, starting tonight,… » 5/24/12 11:42am 5/24/12 11:42am

Supermarket Killer Asked for a Huge Knife Before Beheading

Deyan Deyanov, the Bulgarian man who attacked and beheaded a British woman on Tenerife last week for no apparent reason, had walked into another supermarket a half hour before the attack and asked for a large knife, according to the Telegraph. He was caught on CCTV (above) gesturing how big the knife (sword?) should… » 5/16/11 8:20am 5/16/11 8:20am