If you thought Lance Armstrong’s doping scandal would be the last controversy to rock the world of professional cycling—you were wrong.
In 1956, Grace Metalious wrote Peyton Place, an immediate best-seller about the scandalous secrets of a small town in New England. One of its inspirations was the real-life case of 20-year-old Barbara Roberts, who shot her father in December 1946 while defending herself and her younger brother.
Contemporary politicians do their best to supply us with a steady stream of scandals. But the strange case of New Jersey State Senator—shot by his mistress, Ruth Jayne Cranmer, in 1931—would grab headlines even today. This was during Prohibition, of course, but it started with lots of gin.
Physicists need love, too. Just ask Paul Frampton, the physics professor who was sentenced recently after an alleged scam involving drugs and a bikini model.
It's only been a little over a year since former HP CEO Mark Hurd resigned in a hailstorm of innuendo and disgrace, but—with HP having had two CEOs and a webOS saga since then—it already feels like ancient history. So this, er, blow by blow of sexual harassment charges dug up by AllThingsD? Strictly for you lovers of…
As delightful as it's been to watch Rupert Murdoch's British fiefdom slowly drown in a foul swamp of wickedness and criminality, it's worth remembering that all good reporters are amoral monsters and that without a lot of highly questionable behavior on the part of sordid hacks around the world, we wouldn't know half…
Sexting starting off like one of those stupid terms nobody actually uses, like netiquette. But now it's on CNN nigh daily. So where'd this strange neologism come from? The internet has an answer!
How are the almost 400 hundred members of Congress with Twitter accounts responding to the Weinergate scandal?
News of the tracking bug in Apple's iPhone and iPads broke only six days ago, but already Apple's been hit with a lawsuit by two customers, with the possibility of it being elevated to class action status.
There was a minor media frenzy over Apple secretly tracking your iPhone 4 today, so naturally the government wants in on the action. The FCC and representatives from both houses of Congress have said they'll look into the matter.
Kacey Jordan, the porn star who smoked crack with Charlie Sheen shortly before his hospitalization, shared some good news today: Her "babe rank" just skyrocketed! How good is a Charlie Sheen scandal for a porn star's career? A quantitative investigation.
Following Reuters' sources-led report on Oracle offering former HP top man Mark Hurd a job, the Wall Street Journal has confirmed it. Hurd will be co-president of the Oracle brand (reporting to his public supporter CEO Larry Ellison), and will sit on the board of directors. He'll share co-presidency duties with Safra…
This bizarre commercial just started popping up, and frankly, we're almost too confused to be offended. UPDATED: Verizon says the ad was not produced by or in any way affiliated with them.
Poor old Claire Rowlands felt "angry, disgusted and upset" after stumbling across a photo of her three-year-old kid Louis on Google's Street View tool—thanks to her child's bottom being served up to (possibly depraved) people on the internet.
Look, teenage girls of America: You have got to save your sexting virginity until you meet someone really special. Not some random "male acquaintance." Because that's when the police get involved.
The Wall Street Journal today is reporting that the Justice Department has concluded its criminal investigation into Apple's stock backdating shenanigans once and for all. Everything's coming up Jobs!
Steve Jobs just got subpoenaed by the SEC on the subject of stock backdating, but it's not what you might think: according to reports, he's only there to testify against Apple former general counsel Nancy Heinen, and is not part of an SEC investigation. [Reuters]