- Please use a modern Browser to view this website -
Unfailing News

WHAT'S HOT

The Elf on the Shelf is preparing your child to live in a future police state, …

WASHINGTONPOST.COM | For some, the Elf on the Shelf doll, with its doe-eyed gaze and cherubic face, has become a whimsical holiday tradition – one that ...

Obama Sounds Like He’s About to Reject the Keystone Pipeline

MOTHERJONES.COM | This story first appeared on the Grist website and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Speaking at his ...

Amendment, Answer, Innocent, Card, Knowing, Power, 5th, Memorizing, Silent, Enforcement

(VIDEO) “I Don’t Answer Questions” Witness the Power of Remaining Silent

THEFREETHOUGHTPROJECT.COM | Many INNOCENT individuals have been imprisoned, or otherwise harmed, merely because they chose to answer questions asked by some Law ...

The Cheapest Generation - The Atlantic

THEATLANTIC.COM | Why Millennials aren’t buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy In 2009, Ford brought its new supermini, the Fiesta, over ...

How Mobile And Social Feeds Government’s Appetite For Innovation

TECHCRUNCH.COM | Editor’s note: Anne Altman is the general manager of IBM U.S. Federal and Government Industries. Applications that simply deliver ...

Sacco, Gamergate, Justine, Africa, Person, Face, Shut, Joke, Job, Bullying

Justine Sacco Is Good at Her Job, and How I Came To Peace With Her

GAWKER.COM | The internet is a mountain, and if you climb that mountain, waiting for you at the top will be person with whom you need to make peace. I ...

TL;DR

Hollywood v. Goliath: Inside the aggressive studio effort to bring Google to …

ARSTECHNICA.COM | Tensions between Google and Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood exploded into public view this week, as Google filed court papers seeking ...

Ferguson was not the best known of the late-night hosts, but he was the most …

LATIMES.COM | Craig Ferguson, the host for 10 years of CBS' "The Late Late Show," taped his last episode Thursday, a day before it was set to air – by ...

How a Nickelodeon Cartoon Became One of the Most Powerful, Subversive Shows of …

VANITYFAIR.COM | A show for kids that aired its final season entirely online may not only be the most subversive television event of the year, but it could ...

North Korea seeks joint probe with US on Sony hack - BBC News

BBC.COM | North Korea has offered to hold a joint inquiry with the United States into a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, strongly denying US claims ...

Cleveland police officer fired over bar fight has union get his job back, …

CLEVELAND.COM | CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Cleveland police officer fired after a drunken bar fight where he lost his service weapon and badge and didn't tell ...

IS has executed 100 foreigners trying to quit: report

YAHOO.COM | London (AFP) - The Islamic State extremist group has executed 100 of its own foreign fighters who tried to flee their headquarters in the ...

A Different View of Iran (18 Photos)

DAILYFRESHER.COM | Hossein Fatemi photographer will show you what is hidden from the eyes of Big Brother, whatever it is that young Iranians behind the closed ...

Here’s The Most Educated Town In Every State

BUSINESSINSIDER.COM | We recently looked at the most affluent towns in every U.S. state. Now we're turning our attention to educational achievement. The American ...

Seven Days And Nights In The World’s Largest, Rowdiest Retirement Community - …

BUZZFEED.COM | Seventy miles northwest of Orlando International Airport, amid the sprawling, flat central Florida nothingness – past all of those ...

10-Year-Old Boy Grows Out Hair for Classmate with Leukemia

PEOPLE.COM | Dakota McNeil spent a year and a half growing out his hair for a donation to Locks of Love

It’s time for the US to use the metric system

VOX.COM | The metric system is far superior to the bizarre system of feet, miles, pounds, and gallons used in the United States. The whole rest of ...

Sony Exploring Alternatives For Releasing ‘The Interview’

THINKPROGRESS.ORG | James Franco and Director/Producer/Screenwriter Seth Rogen seen at Columbia Pictures World Premiere of "The Interview" on Thursday, Dec 11, ...

An open letter to America from a public school teacher – Quartz

QZ.COM | I’m sorry. You entrusted me with your children, and I have failed them. Please know that I had the best of intentions. I didn’t want to ...

Watch Nicki Minaj’s Breakup-Inspired ‘Pinkprint Movie’

ROLLINGSTONE.COM | Call it "December Rain": Nicki Minaj has unveiled her epic, 16-minute The Pinkprint Film music video, which weaves together a trio of ...

The only brownie recipe you need this holiday season

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM | With four simple ingredients, you can elevate the basic brownie into a subtly sweet, cake-like treat that's perfect for gifting to family ...

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop could be just 10 years away

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM | Hyperloop, the ultra-fast tube transport dreamed up by SpaceX founder and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, could be ready for passengers in as ...

Alex Salmond calls for ‘peasants’ revolt’ vote to abolish House of Lords

THEGUARDIAN.COM | Former Scottish first minister says English referendum needed to ‘clean out the stables’ and provoke a ‘constitutional revolution’Alex ...

Christmas 1914: The Day Even WWI Showed Humanity

GO.COM | Christmas Truce: Suddenly, day of peace, friendship amid WWI horrors _ 'Marvelous, isn't it?'

In geologic terms it’s imminent. In biologic, maybe within a lifetime.

BERKELEY.EDU | Imagine the world waking up one morning to discover that all compasses pointed south instead of north. It’s not as bizarre as it sounds. ...

Lawmaker Defends ‘Legitimate Rape’ Bill

THINKPROGRESS.ORG | Missouri Rep. Rick Brattin (R) CREDIT: Screenshot A Missouri lawmaker who filed a bill requiring women seeking abortions to obtain ...

How catnip gets your cat high

VOX.COM | One of the stranger aspects of the modern human-pet relationship is that many cat owners recreationally dose their pets with a psychoactive ...

All The ‘Anchorman’ Lines You Know You’re Still Using Everyday

UPROXX.COM | Dreamworks Anchorman is arguably the most quoted since Caddyshack, which is to say that it’s pretty much damned near impossible to go a day ...

LL Cool J — Squashes LEGENDARY Rap Feud With Canibus

TMZ.COM | LL Cool J and Canibus' rap feud is FINALLY OVER ... and we got video evidence to prove their on stage bro- down was totally legit. Ladies ...

A Snail So Hardcore It’s Named After A Punk Rocker

NPR.ORG | Inspired by the snails' spiky shells and acid-loving nature, researchers named the new species Alviconcha strummeri, after Clash frontman ...

Robert Pattinson & FKA Twigs: He’s Having The Best Sex Of His Life

HOLLYWOODLIFE.COM | Things seem to be going from hot to super hot for Rob and his girlfriend FKA twigs.

Ray and Janay made-out right after punch - New York Post

NYPOST.COM | Bizarre new video shows Ray Rice and his fiancée – both with their hands cuffed behind their back – lovingly kissing not long after he ...

Kim Kardashian Loses 1.3 Million Followers in the Great Instagram Purge of 2014

TIME.COM | While Kim Kardashian was a victim of Thursday’s Instagram Rapture, she also emerged from the purge with an impressive new title: the ...

Cairns stabbings: Memorial grows as community grieves for eight children found …

ABC.NET.AU | Cairns residents are continuing to leave flowers and gifts at a makeshift shrine outside a home where eight children were found dead. The ...

Time Lapse: Amsterdam Light Festival

CBSNEWS.COM | Visually stunning hyperlapse video shows off the bursts of color dotting the landscape of Amsterdam during the third installment of its ...

Brian Kelly Says Receiver Who Dated Porn Star Is ‘Distracted Easily’

DEADSPIN.COM | Brian Kelly adds that Justin Brent "gets distracted easily." Can't imagine what BK is talking about ... – Matt Fortuna (@Matt_Fortuna) ...

Pro-NYPD protestors debut classy ‘I Can Breathe’ shirts

DAILYDOT.COM | "I can’t breathe," the last words uttered by Eric Garner, a man choked to death by the NYPD, has rightly become a rallying cry of those ...

SARAJEVO’S MEMORIES

MOREINTELLIGENTLIFE.COM | Top 12 of 2014. No.12: a month after the Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot dead on this spot, the first world war began. Almost a hundred ...

The patented Nike shirt that could track your heart rate and blood pressure …

QZ.COM | Nike appears to be looking into new uses for the Nike+ sensor it first released in 2006. A patent awarded to the company on Dec. 9 shows a ...

From Broadway Actress To CEO Of Multi- Million Dollar Healthy Chocolate Company

FORBES.COM | Heather K. Terry once turned heads on Broadway, now she's doing it in a different industry with her multi- million dollar, health ...

This Dog Dances Way Better Than You

BREAK.COM | To be fair, he probably just had to go to the bathroom.

Strictly Come Dancing: hottest romances

TELEGRAPH.CO.UK | Ahead of tonight's Strictly final, the couples who found time to cha-cha-cha off-screen too

Report: Kemp has arthritis in both hips - U-T San Diego

UTSANDIEGO.COM | FILE - In this July 29, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp watches the flight of his second two-run home run, during the ...

Flirtmojis Are Emojis for Dirty Sexting Fiends

VICE.COM | [body_image width='640' height='1136' path='images/content-images/2014/12/17/' crop='images/content-images- crops/2014/12/17/' ...

Cheap Black Friday/Cyber Monday Android tablets riddled with vulnerabilities …

ZDNET.COM | Cheap tablets on offer over Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have seemed like a good deal, but security researchers warn that some of ...

The Barbarous Years

SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | Story tags: Barbarousyear, Barbarou

What People Get Wrong About PewDiePie, YouTube’s Biggest Star

KOTAKU.COM | Four years ago, an account named "PewDiePie" uploaded a video to YouTube. It was about Minecraft. The video featured what sounded like a ...

Congress Again Buys Abrams Tanks the Army Doesn’t Want

MILITARY.COM | The new defense spending bill includes $120 million for tanks that the Army has repeatedly said it doesn't want. For three years, the Army ...

Heart crazy on you

YOUTUBE.COM | This is Heart.The song is Crazy On You.WATCH IT!!!!andrewdawg

Hustler will be producing and releasing a XXX porn parody based on ‘The …

AVN.COM | BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–Poking a finger in Hollywood's eye as well as getting a jump on any potential porn parody contenders, Hustler Video ...

Kurdish forces kill dozens of European, African ISIS fighters

RUDAW.NET | "There was little resistance or counterattack from ISIS," he explained. "They did not expect us to advance so quickly and go this far." ...

San Francisco sheriff’s deputy arrested for assault on a hospital patient and …

SFGATE.COM | A San Francisco sheriff’s deputy was arrested Friday for allegedly choking a hospital patient, and then arresting the man for trying to ...

Beastie Boys HD : Sabotage ( David Letterman ) - 1994

YOUTUBE.COM | Boys HD VideosBy Ben EscobedoExclusively On Youtube !Check Out These 3 Ways to View my Beastie Boys Video Collection :- ...

Best of 2014

LONGFORM.ORG | We recommended 1,642 articles this year, from 1,364 writers and 417 publishers. Collectively, they were read over 10 million times. These ...

A Teenage Girl Invented Something To Help Her Dog Deal with Separation Anxiety

THEILOVEDOGSSITE.COM | Brooke is a 14-year-old girl who has a dog named Kayla. Kayla was rescued by Brooke’s family from a shelter. Kayla was showing signs of ...

NeuroLogica Blog » Persistent Anti-GMO Myths

THENESS.COM | One persistent theme in my writing about scientific topics is that, to optimally serve our own interests, public discourse and ...

Travel The World In This Interactive Visualization Of Climate Change In …

BLOOMBERGVIEW.COM | To experience this fully as a 3D interactive please use your desktop or laptop computer with an updated browser. Select and drag the globe ...

A 9-year-old girl gave this heartfelt letter to her teacher after he came out …

PINKNEWS.CO.UK | Get the latest LGBT headlines in your inbox with our free daily newsletter! A 9-year-old girl has written a heartfelt letter to her ...

Iggy Azalea Threatened By Hacker Group Anonymous

BILLBOARD.COM | Iggy Azalea has spent the past week trading words with fellow female rapper Azealia Banks, and has spent the past year being criticized for ...

Box Office: ‘Hobbit’ Finale Marching Toward $88 Million

VARIETY.COM | "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" is marching toward a box office victory. The final installment of Peter Jackson’s "Hobbit" ...

Katrina Dawson Foundation established in memory of Sydney siege victim Katrina …

THEKATRINADAWSONFOUNDATION.ORG | We have been touched and deeply honoured by the genuine tributes to our darling Katrina. We have been sustained by the extraordinary love ...

Vick: Florida St.’s Winston ‘future of the NFL

GO.COM | Once considered one of the NFL's biggest stars, New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick says he thinks Florida State quarterback Jameis ...

25 Photos That Prove Harry Styles’ Chest Had The Best Year Ever

BUZZFEED.COM | The only thing to have a bigger 2014 than One Direction was Harry’s breastplate. ohyouharry.tumblr.com ohyouharry.tumblr.com Cleavage ...

Judge in Maryland Locks Up Youths and Rules Their Lives

NYTIMES.COM | Juvenile court judges are given wide discretion to decide what is in a young offender’s best interest. Many, like Judge Herman C. Dawson, ...

Hearing impaired child shocked when Santa uses sign language

DAILYMAIL.CO.UK | A six-year-old girl who is hearing impaired received an early Christmas treat when she visited Santa and he started to sign for her. Sadie ...

The Year in Spiders and Bugs

DISCOVERY.COM | It has been an interesting year of discovery in the world of creepy crawlies and many-legged critters.

Anonymous Threatens To Expose Iggy Azalea Unless She Apologizes To Azealia Banks

UPROXX.COM | Getty Image Words By Drew Ricketts No one’s moved the dials of internet opinion more than Iggy Azalea this year. From spats with Snoop to ...

Ukip tells members: ‘Don’t go on Twitter’

THEGUARDIAN.COM | Nigel Farage’s party moves to ban unauthorised use of Ukip logo after embarrassing string of gaffesNigel Farage is cracking down on Ukip ...

Socialize Uber

THENATION.COM | In response to a wave of bad behavior by the popular ride-sharing service Uber–with one executive suggesting digging up dirt on journalists ...

Who let the air out of the balloon?

TYPEPAD.COM | Music, newspapers, books... most forms of media were exciting, high-pressure hothouses, environments with hits and winners and action and ...

10 things: 10 things married couples won’t tell you

MARKETWATCH.COM | If marriage were a stock, Wall Street would probably short it.

Rajon Rondo explains how trades work to reporter

SBNATION.COM | Rajon Rondo certainly had *some* influence on the Celtics deal that sent him to Dallas -- the Mavs wouldn't want him if they didn't believe ...

Legendary Composer Regrets Refusal to Work With Clint Eastwood

TIME.COM | Iconic Italian film composer Ennio Morricone regrets turning down the opportunity to work with Clint Eastwood, he revealed in an interview ...

The secret engine technology that made the SR-71 the fastest plane ever

GIZMODO.COM | On December 17, 1903, the Wright brothers flew the first airplane ever at 6.8 mph (10.9 km/h). Only 61 years and five days later, the ...

Playing Pool.

IMGUR.COM | Story tags: Playingpool, Pool

The Weekender: on Christmas, Krampus, and glass cliffs

THEVERGE.COM | Good morning, and welcome back to The Weekender. Our weekend journey is just now starting, so thank you for choosing us for your travels. ...

TIL a young Charlie Wilson’s dog was killed by a next door neighbor who was …

WIKIPEDIA.ORG | Charles Nesbitt "Charlie" Wilson (June 1, 1933 – February 10, 2010) was a United States naval officer and former 12-term Democratic United ...

How To Answer ‘Tell Me About A Time When’ Questions

FORBES.COM | In the nineteen-eighties, there were HR fads flying around everywhere. One of the most popular fads from that era was a new kind of job ...

7 Luxury Products Every Highly Successful Entrepreneur Needs

INC.COM | Show the world you have built a successful company with these high-end luxury products.

Stray Dog’s Appearance Scared Children But Lead To Her Getting Rescued

RESHAREWORTHY.COM | When school children saw this neglected and abandoned dog they were frightened. Soon after, Penelope was picked up and taken to a shelter. ...

TNW’s Apps of the Year: Path Talk will change the way you talk to businesses

THENEXTWEB.COM | In our Apps of the Year series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for our favorite apps of 2014. It’s not often an app ...

No Doubt Remaining: Christie Sold Out Abused Animals for Campaign Favors

COMMONDREAMS.ORG | New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie portrays himself as a "straight-talker" who ignores political calculations when it means standing up for his ...

Sony Hackers Appear to Mock FBI in Latest Message

HOLLYWOODREPORTER.COM | An email apparently sent by the Guardians of Peace includes a link to a YouTube video that refers to the investigators as idiotsread more

Dystopian Fiction’s Popularity Is a Warning Sign for the Future

WIRED.COM | In the latest episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy, writer Naomi Klein discusses dystopian fiction and her new capitalism-vs.-the-climate ...

Best of 2014: Top 10 Beauty Looks of the Year

EONLINE.COM | 2014 may very well have been the year of the booty but it was also a year of beauty as well. Bright eye shadow made a comeback thanks to ...

MONEY

BITCOIN: $325.95   LITECOIN: $2.897   Dow: 17,804.80 (+0.15)   S&P 500: 2,070.65 (+0.46)   Nasdaq: 4,765.38 (+)   ESTX 50: $3,141.28 (-0.40)   FTSE 100: £65.45 (+1.23)   Shanghai: CN¥3,108.60 (+1.67)   Nikkei: $17,621.40 (+2.39)  

TWITTER

LOL

VIDEO

MUSIC

INSTAGRAM

MAGAZINE

 
 
 

PICTURES

NEWS

COMMUNITY

LEFTOVERS

Settings

Open links in new tab
Disable sharing bar
 

Editors on duty

Dorothy Earley & Mary Beeson

editors@popist.com

About

Popist

Commonly known as the most epic of news aggregators, Popist captures the pulse of the web onto a single page. It's an invitation to get distracted by an unfailing stream of popular Internet news stories and culture.
Led by Thomas Marban, inventor of popurls — the original news aggregator. Get the low-down in our FAQ.