Canada's Mystery Tunnel Built by Two Men for "Personal Reasons" (Sex?)

Earlier this month, Canadian police discovered a secret tunnel near one of Toronto's sports arenas. Panic quickly ensued—was it built by terrorists looking to disrupt this summer's Pan American Games? As it turns out, no. The tunnel was actually built by two dudes who told police they used it for "personal reasons." » 3/02/15 2:26pm Yesterday 2:26pm

Dead Cherry Tycoon Reportedly Ran One of NYC's Largest Pot Farms

The pot farm owned and operated by Arthur Mondella, the cherry magnate who killed himself on Tuesday, was reportedly among the largest ever discovered in New York City. The New York Times and New York Daily News report that the grow room—located in Dell's Maraschino Cherries Company's basement, behind a hidden door… » 2/27/15 11:30am Friday 11:30am

Massachusetts Is God's 7-11 as "Slurpee Waves" Wash Over Nantucket Coast

Awful and endless as this winter has been, it's produced at least one worthwhile natural phenomenon: "slurpee waves." Amazing photos—taken by Jonathan Nimerfroh and published in Stay Wild Magazine—show the half-frozen waves of slush cresting and crashing into the beaches of Nantucket. » 2/26/15 11:04am Thursday 11:04am

Cherry Magnate Shoots Self in Head as Cops Raid Hidden Drug Stash

The owner of a Brooklyn-based maraschino cherry company killed himself Tuesday during a drug raid on his Red Hook factory. After watching law enforcement agents discover a fake wall, Dell's Maraschino Cherries owner Arthur Mondella reportedly locked himself in his private bathroom, yelled "take care of my kids" to his… » 2/25/15 10:50am 2/25/15 10:50am

At Least 30 Injured After Commuter Train Derails in California 

At least 30 people were injured early Tuesday morning after a Metrolink commuter train crashed into a truck—reportedly a tractor trailer—near Oxnard, California, causing five train cars to derail and the truck to burst into flames. No fatalities have been reported, though two people are reportedly in critical… » 2/24/15 11:00am 2/24/15 11:00am

Edward Snowden Banned From Reddit During AMA

During an AMA to promote CITIZENFOUR this afternoon, reddit moderators temporarily banned the Oscar-winning documentary's subject from commenting. Edward Snowden was forced to sign-in through another account to explain the delay in his answers. "Hey guys, sorry — the reddit mods are being a little weird. My account is… » 2/23/15 3:29pm 2/23/15 3:29pm

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Catch Dumb Fans Lying About Oscar Nominated Films


As part of his recurring Lie Witness News gag, professional prank guy Jimmy Kimmel sent a producer to the Oscars to ask fans ridiculous and obviously untrue questions about some of the more obscure Best Picture nominations. Sample question: "How do you think Angelina Jolie did as Rosa Parks in Selma?… Do you think… » 2/23/15 9:58am 2/23/15 9:58am