The CIA created lesbianism. The Walt Disney Company was secretly in league with spies. A Batman movie predicted multiple mass shootings. Spend five minutes on the Internet and you can find a conspiracy theory to fit any warped frame of reference on the planet. But the more interesting question is wh ... More >>
The economic downturn had forced several leaders on both the state and local levels to rebrand Florida as some sort of tech- and business-friendly state perfect for young, entrepreneurial professionals. That might give you the impression that Florida is turning into some hip, youth-friendly state. I ... More >>
The story flooded Facebook feeds all over South Florida last week. Topped with a photo of a construction site filled with tall, dusty pillars, it boasted of a remarkable discovery: ancient Roman ruins discovered right in downtown Miami. "This find will change everything we know about modern history ... More >>
Apparently the key to being as homosexual as you can possibly be is standardized math tests. Who knew? That's what Florida state Rep. Charles Van Zant declared in a speech railing against the Common Core basic educational standards. As far as we know Common Core does not involve crazy things like ... More >>
According to estimates, Florida is slated to become the third most populated state in the nation sometime in the next few years. Though, one of our senators seems to think it's already happened. "My state of Florida is now the third-largest state," Sen. Bill Nelson said last week during Senate Arm ... More >>
Oh, sure, the story of orangutans at Miami's famed Jungle Island learning to use iPads may seem cute to you. "Ah, the monkeys think they're peoples!" But be wary, folks. We're pretty sure this is exactly how one of the Planet of the Apes movies started out. First the apes learned how ... More >>
Did Obama coast to victory just because he had a deeper voice than John McCain? Did Alex Sink lose to Rick Scott in the Florida governor's race because of her high-pitched southern twang? New research by a University of Miami political science professor suggests it may be part of the electoral eq ... More >>
To hear the story repeated from fine bastions of journalism like the New York Times, NPR, and CNN, you'd be lead to believe that the chimpanzee who played Cheetah, Tarzan's ape companion in the famed 1930s movie series, recently died in an animal sanctuary in Palm Harbor, Florida. Don't believe e ... More >>
Oh sure we've got decent weather and calming seas, but it's not exactly a surprise that for us living year round in Miami life can be stressful. Let's not even get started on our ridiculous traffic, horrible parking, and tanked economy. So it shouldn't be shocki ... More >>
Only 42 percent of white voters in Florida voted for Barack Obama back in 2008, but he still managed to narrowly win the state. A new analysis from National Journal suggests that Obama can manage to capture even less of the white Florida vote in 2012 and still pick up our key swing state. Sorry w ... More >>
Back in September we showed you Eric Fischer's amazing maps of American cities, including Miami, that highlight racial segregation based on 2000 census data. Well, The New York Times seems to have been either inspired, or just straight up in a rip-off mode, and has produced a similar interactive ... More >>
When things dry up in the bedroom, our first instinct is often to blame it on our lover. Too boring, too monotonous, too too too used to the same ol' sex game. While the desert between your legs could be psychological, it turns out that you should visit a doctor before dumping your guy becaus ... More >>
Believe it ... There are chimps living among us. And when these wild animals aren't busy ripping the faces off unwitting citizens, they're insidiously hard to spot. Cleverly camouflaged in people clothes with their hair cropped and parted smartly down the middle of the skull, they're shopping in o ... More >>
via GetBackIt's sad to think that aside from his children and certain family members, Michael Jackson's purest relationship might have been with Bubbles the chimp. Bubbles didn't care about Jackson's ownership of the Beatles catalogue. Bubbles wouldn't push Michael into a grueling comeback concert s ... More >>
Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. was in fine form this morning with a column plundering a particularly troublesome line of thought amongst many conservatives that they're now basically an oppressed minority. Indeed, sometimes [the Conservative movement] feels as if it is no longer ... More >>
Florida is the only state in the union with laws that specifically single out gay people from adopting, and again that ban is being challenged as a gay Man who has been the foster parent of two sons since 2004 petitions for adoption. Now, are you ready for the huge friggin' list of respected organiz ... More >>
Sad stories and otherwise freaky tales.
A millennium's worth of textiles clothe the Lowe
A local millionaire learns a valuable lesson: Don't sleep with your daughter and then sue her
Jeremías plays the role of romantic troubadour unironically but with flair
She's back on a pedestal and back on the stage
Stone Age Antiques
The epic sweep of Timeline is easily forgotten
Zoo Psychology (Frenchkiss Records)
Miami-Dade County Department of Planning and Zoning
Miami's planners already have a blueprint for eliminating poverty -- now all they need is a little divine intervention
That's what UM administrators did rather than answer questions about athletes and academics
Women, women, read all about them!
Stone Age Antiques
Roxcy O'Neal Bolton Women's History Gallery
Jerry Sullivan's descent into gambling, alcoholism, and crime began and ended with the FBI.
Prolific South Dade lady-killer Vernon Braithwaite has a new home: jail
August 20 - 26, 1998
Monkey Jungle's owners say their gorilla is as happy as a clam in his cage. Animal activists say he's going bananas.
Miami's murder rate is going up, up, up, right?