Federal prosecutor under fire for racist Facebook post about Trayvon Martin
U.S. Attorney John Craft made reference to watermelon and "purple drank" in a post about Martin on a private page.
On Aug 14, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Why does Kentucky want to outlaw this advice columnist?
In Kentucky, there's a fine legal line that separates “writing an advice column” from “practicing medicine without a license.” Blogs are in a tizzy.
On Jul 24, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Americans are actually naming their daughters Khaleesi now
Game of Thrones is starting to influence baby names.
On Jun 26, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Unhinged Florida woman films her own racist tirade in Dunkin’ Donuts
She posted the whole thing to Facebook. Don't worry, though—she says she's heading to Mars.
On Jun 11, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
School bus driver fired after standing up for hungry students on Facebook
Johnny Cook reported on Facebook that his Georgia school district refused to feed a student who couldn't afford a school lunch.
On Jun 4, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
The sudden rise of the most useful movie rating site ever
It only asks one question: "Does the dog die?"
On May 30, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
The only advice columnist you’ll ever need sets up shop on Tumblr
Miss Information meets misinformation in Here's That Bad Advice You Were Looking For.
On May 29, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Employers rarely “holla back,” and other tips for Craigslist job applicants
Finding a good job in this economy is hard. Finding a good job on Craigslist is even harder. This might be why.
On May 23, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Nutella drops cease-and-desist against Nutella fan site
Nutelladay.com will not be going dark after all.
On May 21, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
White House responds to Twitter hashtag a year too late
The hashtag #ObamaCareInThreeWords became a trending topic today for the first time since last June.
On May 16, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
It’s not spam: Pfizer is now emailing Viagra deals
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer has decided to sell Viagra directly to online consumers. This is the day spam changed the world.
On May 7, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Testing the limits of Chinese Internet censorship
Just how censored is the Internet in China, anyway? A new study out of Harvard University yields a possibly surprising answer.
On May 6, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Internet rallies behind student facing felony charges for science experiment
More than 27,000 people have signed online petitions in support of 16-year-old Kiera Wilmot.
On May 2, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
This is not how J. Cole expected his “Sister, Sister” threesome to go down
Things got awkward when Tia Mowry heard Cole's verse about her and her twin sister, Tamera.
On May 1, 2013 by Jennifer Abel