Read The Rejected Submissions For North Dakota's New Nickname

The University of North Dakota, until recently known as the Fighting Sioux, is searching for a new nickname for its athletic teams. Back in 2005 the NCAA banned teams with Native American mascots from using their names and logos in postseason play, as well as banning them from hosting postseason games. Yes, the NCAA… » 5/04/15 10:20pm Yesterday 10:20pm

German TV Program Shows Qatar Slave Conditions, More FIFA Corruption 

FIFA is horrible and untold numbers of people will needlessly die so Qatar can have its soccer stadiums for the World Cup. You know that already, but sadly there’s always more corruption and exploitation to expose when it comes to FIFA. » 5/04/15 8:46pm Yesterday 8:46pm

I Went to a Simulated Teen Drinking Party and It Freaked Me the Fuck Out

I’m far from the target audience for the simulated teen drinking party I attended last weekend—that audience being freaked-out parents who want to see what really goes on at the hormone-fueled ragers their children are just starting to attend—but let me start by saying that the whole thing was very effective. I was… » 5/04/15 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

Scarlett Johansson Spoils Mayweather-Pacquiao For The SNL Cast

Most of us had the choice to watch Saturday Night Live or Mayweather-Pacquiao this weekend. Jay Pharoah did not, because he had to work. You could tell he wanted to watch the fight, however, because at the end of the show, host Scarlett Johansson let everyone know that Mayweather won, and Pharoah’s face dropped. » 5/04/15 5:22pm Yesterday 5:22pm

Two Dudes Smooch On Dodgers' Kiss Cam, To Hearty Applause

Back in 2000, two women were kicked out of Dodger Stadium for kissing. The team and the world have changed since then. Between innings of Saturday’s game, the stadium’s Kiss Cam team found two men, not as a joke, but a couple. (It’s at the 0:28 mark.) » 5/04/15 3:31pm Yesterday 3:31pm

The Mayweather-Pacquiao Conspiracy Theory Is Colorblind

Here are the judges’ scorecards for Saturday’s fight, a clear unanimous decision for Floyd Mayweather over Manny Pacquiao. If you are a normal human being, there’s nothing notable here; just a cool artifact of a megafight, and some relief in the knowledge that the judging accorded with reality—no given in this sport.… » 5/04/15 3:20pm Yesterday 3:20pm

What's the Best Window A/C Unit?

Things are about to heat up... in our comments section. This week we’re looking for the best window A/C unit so you’ll have plenty of time to prepare, compare, and install. Which air conditioner deserves to take up your window space? Tell us in the comments. » 5/04/15 3:15pm Yesterday 3:15pm

Is Taking an Internet Quiz Procrastination If It Helps You Win $150?

Internet quizzes are absurdly popular, generally mindless activities people use to procrastinate and clog one another's social feeds with Which Japanese Potato Chip Flavor they are. But what if the quiz you're taking to avoid the impending doom of tax season or put off revising that business proposal winds up making… » 3/06/15 3:55pm 3/06/15 3:55pm

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