SantaCon Bro Heckles Millions March: "Put Your Hands Up"

New York City played host to both SantaCon and the Millions March Saturday, and that's how you get this real-life Facebook commenter smoking a cigarette as he explains to protesters that if people simply keep their hands up and listen to cops, they won't end up like Michael Brown or Eric Garner. » 12/14/14 4:49pm Sunday 4:49pm

Lake Effect Snow: How Nature's Greatest Snow Machine Works

The above photo, taken from a plane above Buffalo yesterday by photographer Jeff Suhr, shows the brutal lake effect snow storm in effect over Western New York right now. Some areas are expecting up to six feet of snow by the end of the week. These snowstorms are among the most intense in the world, and the processes… » 11/19/14 7:33am 11/19/14 7:33am

Are You Lying About Where You're From? The Real Borders of Your City

Where do you have to be born to say that you're from a given city and not be lying? Back in August, prompted by a New Republic article called "Don't Say You're From the City If You're Really From the 'Burbs," we asked you—Gawker readers—to tell us the real borders of some of America's largest cities. Here are your… » 10/06/14 3:41pm 10/06/14 3:41pm

Mighty Mite Football Players Thwarted By Banner

The parents of players of the Wallkill (NY) Mighty Mites tried to do something nice for the first home game of the season, but alas, the road to hell is paved with good intentions. It seems that they thought their 50 pound sons would be strong enough to break through a vinyl banner while emulating their high school… » 9/22/14 8:29pm 9/22/14 8:29pm