News Industry Shrugs, Prepares to Hand Entire Business Over to Facebook

Facebook, a dull and endlessly scrolling record of personal propaganda and content headlined in two or more sentences, isn't satisfied with the way its 1.4 billion users (most non-sentient) consume the news. According to the New York Times, it takes an epic eight seconds for the average Joe Facebook User to load an… » 3/24/15 12:20pm Tuesday 12:20pm

Why Is the Times Quoting This Quack About the Danger of AppleWatches?

In Wednesday's New York Times, Nick Bilton, a Styles columnist who writes about technology as you might expect a Styles columnist to, makes a foray into science journalism, questioning if "wearable tech" could be harmful to our bodies—could wearable computers, like the AppleWatch (onsaleApril24atyournearestAppleStore)… » 3/18/15 3:20pm 3/18/15 3:20pm

The Alleged Documentarian and the Alleged Murderer

Robert Durst is one of the more sympathetic alleged serial killers I've seen interviewed on television. He's not folksily unhinged, like Charles Manson, or flatly terrifying, like Jeffrey Dahmer. He seems like any other New York eccentric. He carries a backpack, wears little sneakers and toddles around New York… » 3/17/15 4:20pm 3/17/15 4:20pm