I Am Mozart Boob Twerk Girl. I Twerked My Boobs to Mozart.

My name is Sara, but by now you might better know me as "the Mozart boob twerk girl" from sites all over the internet, including this one. A week ago exactly, I was sitting where I am now, editing a video I had no idea would garner over 21 million views worldwide in seven days. I was a… » 10/22/14 1:35pm 10/22/14 1:35pm

The Astounding Conspiracy Theories of Wall Street Genius Mark Gorton

Mark Gorton is a prominent financier and a respected entrepreneur. He founded the music sharing site Limewire, and he runs Tower Research, a famed high-frequency trading firm. Gorton also believes that the "ruthless" secret cabal that assassinated JFK and planned 9/11 could be coming to kill his family. » 4/10/14 4:08pm 4/10/14 4:08pm

Former World Chess Champion Gives His Take On eSports In 15 Tweets

Russian chess grandmaster and former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov is in Seoul to participate in a local sports fair. And since South Korea is the capital of eSports, it was inevitable for him to weigh in on League of Legends and StarCraft, which are essentially the number one rivals of chess. » 12/27/13 11:17am 12/27/13 11:17am

J.J. Redick Posting On Watch Collector Message Boards Is Adorable

We've learned some pretty unpleasant stuff about J.J. Redick in the last couple of days, but a clever reader was able to track down a not-totally-unpleasant tidbit about him by googling an email address we posted earlier. As it turns out, Redick is a "Risti," an admirer of Panerai-brand watches and their straps,… » 7/25/13 8:25pm 7/25/13 8:25pm

How Much Does the NSA Know About Your Pathetic Personal Behavior?

Alright, so, the jig is up. We've been caught with our pants down by the government, yet again. The National Security Agency has direct access to all sorts of our Internet communication, data, and metadata with their newly uncovered PRISM program. This means that time you Skype-cried to your mom about having bad gas… » 6/07/13 1:58pm 6/07/13 1:58pm

#FreeJahar: When Conspiracy Theorists and One Direction Fans Collide

Up until last week, "One Direction Infection," a Tumblr blog created and maintained by an eighth grader we'll call Claire, looked like any other 14-year-old's Tumblr: a bright pink background, a default font that resembles cute handwriting, an embedded MP3 player playing Daddy Yankee and Jesse McCartney, and scores of… » 4/25/13 3:39pm 4/25/13 3:39pm

Dear Internet: You Are Not Doing The Harlem Shake

One thing we can always count on to make the internet a slightly more horrible place is viral dance videos. It's a remarkably dependable feature of the web. For the past few weeks that viral dance video has been the "Harlem Shake," in which a single person does a dance move that is not the actual "Harlem Shake" (but… » 2/13/13 5:35pm 2/13/13 5:35pm

The People That Own Nets.com Are Now Redirecting The Page To The…

A while back, we looked into who owns Nets.com, and why that web address doesn't redirect to the NBA website's subpage for the Brooklyn Nets. Type in the name for any other team in the league, and you'll be redirected to NBA.com/TEAM. If you typed in Nets.com a few months ago, you were redirected to the webpage of… » 11/18/12 3:25pm 11/18/12 3:25pm

Youngest Gasol Brother Shows Up In A Reddit Thread About Himself,…

The folks in r/nba got to talking about the Gasols a couple of days ago—prompted by this great picture of Marc Gasol in high school—and one of the Gasols got to talking back. First, a little speculation from a non-Gasol, exactly the type of thing that might inspire a Gasol to get involved: » 11/10/12 6:55pm 11/10/12 6:55pm