Dallas School District Reverses Book Ban After Becoming National Joke

They say every dog has his day, and now Enzo, the canine protagonist of The Art of Racing in the Rain, will have his in well-to-do Dallas classrooms once again. After becoming a national embarrassment for banning that book and seven others, Highland Park school district officials have reversed their decision. » 9/29/14 7:03pm Yesterday 7:03pm

​That Time Barbra Streisand Was In A BDSM Biker Porn

The 70s were good to Barbra Streisand. She had three number one hits, starred in a spate of comedies, landed an Oscar nomination for Best Actress and won another for best song. Oh, and she also starred in a movie casting her as an "in-your-face and uneducated prostitute" who had a role in the fictional BDSM flick … » 9/26/14 2:58pm Friday 2:58pm

This Guy Built a Toll Road Just To Avoid Construction Delays

When life hands you landslides, make your own private toll road detour. (Haven't you heard the saying?) Since February, a landslide has closed the A431 highway between Bristol and Bath in England, adding an extra hour to the commute. So one enterprising local guy built a road through a private field—the UK's private… » 8/05/14 6:30pm 8/05/14 6:30pm

How Do You Sell Pickup Trucks In Asia? Toyota Says 'Insane Dance Video'

In Mother 'Murica, you sell pickup trucks with Bob Seger. The King Ranch. Floor-spittin' horse-towing Marlboro-Man shit. Down east they do it a little different; Toyota's just commissioned their own Gangnam Style-style dance number to sell their Hilux pickup and it is batshit insane. » 7/28/14 12:38pm 7/28/14 12:38pm