Rich People Are Trucking Their Own Water Into Drought-Ridden California

Although 81 percent of the state is experiencing an "extreme drought," for many parts of California there is no apparent water shortage. Visit the highest-income neighborhoods and you'll see lush lawns and sparkling fountains defiantly sucking our lifeblood from the Earth. Apparently, as reporter Ann Louise Bardach… »8/26/14 6:41pm8/26/14 6:41pm


A Lot of People Thought Oprah Was Whitney Houston on Facebook

Whitney Houston, the diva of divas, passed away yesterday at the too young age of 48. It's a depressing end to her story of galaxy bending talent, sun magnifying limelight and cursed frailty. Anyone who has ever heard Whitney in her prime will always remember the singular power of her voice. I mean, we all have our… »2/12/12 11:00am2/12/12 11:00am

Dealzmodo: $50 Off Oprah's Favorite Gadget, Amazon Kindle

Officially becoming Oprah's favorite gadget »10/24/08 6:31pm10/24/08 6:31pm will no doubt do wonders for Amazon Kindle sales. You know what else will? Knocking $50 off the price for her viewers. It's okay, you don't actually have to watch Oprah. Through Nov. 1, enter the discount code OPRAHWINFREY (no really) to slap $50 off the price at checkout.…

Oprah's Favorite Gadget is the Kindle, In Case You Were Wondering

TV host and noted technologist Oprah Winfrey has a favorite gadget, but it's a secret! »10/24/08 6:24am10/24/08 6:24am At least until she announces it on her show, which will probably happen today. But that wasn't soon enough for BGR, who dug and dug and scraped and view-sourced until they found their in a tag list, buried in an XML file from…

Oprah Gives Flip Ultra Cams to Everybody in Audience, Joins Those Hepcats on YouTube

Oprah, that generous talk show host who no longer needs a last name, stooped down to YouTube to join up with the great unwashed yesterday, and to commemorate the occasion she gave away a $150 Flip Ultra camcorder to everybody in her talk show audience. Check out her condescending peptalk to YouTubers in the video… »11/07/07 7:55am11/07/07 7:55am