This Week in 'Million-Dollar' Biblical Archaeology Lawsuits: A Breakdown

Simcha Jacobovici, the Canadian documentary director who claimed in 2011 to have found two of the nails used to crucify Jesus, is suing archaeologist Joe Zias for libel. There are few things more enjoyable than fights between academics, particularly when one of the academics is being accused of pandering and… » 2/03/13 2:35pm 2/03/13 2:35pm

This Week in Health Crises: 'River Blindness', a New Flu, and the FDA's…

The world is not a safe place. You are, we trust, already doing what you can to protect yourself against the regular flu, but while you've been washing your hands until the skin on your knuckles begins to crack, the flu has been busy reinventing itself. » 2/02/13 2:43pm 2/02/13 2:43pm

For this writer of Gawker, the most beloved entertainer in music right now and also forever is Bonnie Raitt, so Chris Brown had better stay away from her. You leave her alone, Mr. Brown. You leave that blues-playing lady alone. She's got a white stripe in her hair. You don't want to mess with that. » 1/28/13 9:48am 1/28/13 9:48am

Turnout for Yesterday's Pro-Gun Control Rally Dwarfed By Yesterday's…

Around 6,000 people showed up to yesterday's gun-control rally in Washington, according to NYMag. Reuters reported a vaguer "thousands," including a group of Newtown, CT residents who were bussed in. The rally was organized by Molly Smith and One Million Moms for Gun Control; similar events were held in other cities… » 1/27/13 12:08pm 1/27/13 12:08pm