Starbucks Was Always Going to End #RaceTogether Cups After a Week

Starbucks Coffee announced Sunday that it will stop making its baristas engage customers in uncomfortable conversations about race, concluding a strange experiment that no one but the company's CEO seemed to like. » 3/24/15 4:30pm Tuesday 4:30pm

Justin Bieber's "Reunion" With His Abandoned Monkey Was a Fraud

Justin Bieber closed his Comedy Central roast by touchingly reuniting with his pet capuchin monkey, OG Mally, who he famously abandoned in 2013 after the animal was confiscated at customs by the German government. Except that he didn't—that wasn't OG Mally or any kinda regular Mally. » 3/16/15 1:45pm 3/16/15 1:45pm

A Bogus Concert Promoter Reportedly Scheduled an Entire Fake Drake Tour

Fans have already bought tickets for a Drake show in Houston that's never going to happen, ABC13 reports. Drizzy was billed as performing at the Arena Theatre May 13, but it turns out the show isn't legit, and the venue—and a handful of others around the U.S.—may have been scammed by a fake promoter pushing a fake… » 3/05/15 1:45pm 3/05/15 1:45pm

These Incredibly Photorealistic CG Images Are Actually Plain Old Photos

Through their Tumblr HyperrealCG, artists David O'Reilly and Kim Laughton have duped a handful of media outlets with an irresistible premise: computer-generated images that are so precise, so finely detailed, that they are totally indistinguishable from works of photography. Because that's exactly what they are. » 3/03/15 4:53pm 3/03/15 4:53pm

The False Demise of the Big Mac and the Problem With Fake Satire

There's a post making the social media rounds purporting to contain a tweet from McDonald's about the excision of the Big Mac from their menus! Whatever shall we do? Nothing, actually, because it's some dumb fake bullshit — as is every post ever produced on a fake satire site. » 3/01/15 12:31pm 3/01/15 12:31pm

That Semen-Vaping Pioneer's Cloud of Cum-Smoke Was Just a Cruel Ruse

As suddenly as the world gave us the first man to smoke semen from a vaporizer, it has cruelly taken him away. In a followup video, the man behind the cum-vaping stunt admits it was all a ruse, filmed for a documentary about fooling the online media. » 2/27/15 4:50pm 2/27/15 4:50pm

Stop Sharing Those Photos of Fancy International School Lunches

By now, you've probably seen (or even shared) the popular set of photos showing delicious, healthful school lunches from around the world, juxtaposed with a photo of the American equivalent, which of course looks like complete dogshit by comparison. Stop sharing it. The images aren't meant to show actual school… » 2/27/15 12:30pm 2/27/15 12:30pm

Russian Actor May Have Had His Balls Removed by a Sexy Organ Thief

A Russian soap opera actor may have been the victim of an organ trafficking gang, the Daily Mail reports. According to unnamed police sources, a "young, blonde woman" lured 30-year-old Dmitry Nikolaev to a Moscow sauna after a theatre performance. They allegedly kissed and drank beer, then he woke up at a bus stop … » 2/26/15 5:50pm 2/26/15 5:50pm

The Dark, Gritty Power Rangers Reboot Is Actually a Brilliant Joke

Everyone's losing their got-damn minds about Joseph Kahn's dark'n'gritty short film reboot of beloved '90s kids' action franchise Power Rangers, which features near-blockbuster-level production, meticulous editing, and tense scenes between James Van Der Beek and Katee Sackhoff. Holy shit, it's amazing! So dark, so… » 2/25/15 3:30pm 2/25/15 3:30pm

Fake Jim Carrey Cons His Way Onstage at the Czech Oscars

The Czech Lion Awards, the Czech Republic's equivalent of the Oscars, featured a surprise appearance by highly recognizable, very distinctive-looking American actor Jim Carrey. He took the stage, waved to the crowd, and silently fired a glitter cannon into the air, raining gold confetti down upon himself. Typical… » 2/23/15 12:00pm 2/23/15 12:00pm

Jasmine Tridevil Is Still Milking Her Fake Third Boob for Publicity

Jasmine Tridevil, the 21-year-old Floridian "dominatrix" with three breasts, maintains in a new interview with very reliable source the Daily Mail that her third boob is a surgical implant, not just a removable prosthesis. That's despite all evidence to the contrary: when her bag was lost at the airport last year, she » 2/19/15 12:50pm 2/19/15 12:50pm

Here's What We Know About ISIS's Alleged Organ Harvesting Operation

Iraq's ambassador to the U.N. claimed Wednesday that ISIS has been forcing doctors to harvest organs from the bodies of the people it's killed, and then selling those organs to fund its operations, according to an AP report. Ambassador Mohamed Alhakim called for a Security Council investigation into alleged mass… » 2/18/15 12:00pm 2/18/15 12:00pm

Fox News Floats BS Story About Fleeing Marines Giving Rebels Their Guns

It's Benghazi redux: As they secured the U.S. embassy in Yemen, the final Marines to leave the country handed their weapons over to Iran-friendly Houthi rebels, on orders from some Obama administration bureaucrat. That's the right-wing blogosphere's story, anyway, even though the Marine Corps calls it bullshit. » 2/13/15 4:30pm 2/13/15 4:30pm

People Think a Feminist Blogger Aborted Her Baby Because It Was a Boy

"I stand by my decision to abort my baby because it was a male," a woman wrote last month under the pseudonym "Lana." She claimed that after several bad experiences with men, she didn't want to risk bringing another "monster" supporter of the patriarchy into the world. The story circulated all over the tabloid media » 2/12/15 11:20am 2/12/15 11:20am