From Brad Paisley to an editor's stolen car, these are the top stories from across Gawker Media.
Brad Paisley made a song called "Accidental Racist," and it has instantly become The Worst Song Ever™. Why? Well, for starters? It is a mournful ballad about how hard it is to be a white man.
Tonight in Atlanta, Louisville and Michigan will battle for the national title in what promises to be a game full of spectacular and heroic plays—some of which will make CBS's "One Shining Moment" highlight reel afterward. Here's a compilation of our favorite March Madness moments from 2013 that won't find their way into that montage of positivity.
How The Internet Found My Stolen Beetle - Jalopnik
Here's the most incredible thing about today: a Jalopnik writer's prized Beetle has had its eyes gouged out, its hood and decklid battered, it bumpers mangled, roof rack stolen, radio gone, and the entire engine brutally extracted, and all he can think about is how amazingly wonderful people are.
It may sound like sci-fi, but lasers are definitely the future of war. As are drones. So what could be better than to see them go up against each other in a blaze of explosive glory? Looks like in the rock-paper-scissors game of modern combat, laser beats drone. This is the future of warfare. And it's so, so cool.
The image macro meme Confession Bear is mostly used to bare one's soul concerning trivial matters such as loving the smell of one's own balls. But one Redditor who goes by — or, rather, went by — "Naratto" appears to have broken the mold when he used the "advice animal" to confess a murder.
Having a strong opinion about an issue can make it hard to take in new information about it, or to consider other options when they're presented. Thankfully, there’s an old rule that can help us avoid this problem — and even help us make good decisions when we’re uncertain. Here’s how Bayesian Reasoning works, and why it can make you a better thinker.
Five Best Document Scanners for Going Paperless - Lifehacker
Not every scanner is a great one if you're thinking about going paperless. You need a good one that'll handle all the documents, receipts, and oddly-shaped papers you need to digitize, and preferably one with great software support to help you keep all that stuff organized. Here's a look at five of the best.
Life After Xbox - Kotaku
A former Microsoft game developer explains why he donated his Xbox 360 Elite to Goodwill.