So evidently Nick Denton and the head of Business Insider had a power meal and now the internet is alive with rumors of a merger. The Observer suggests a merger is not likely, but proposes this:
But we hear that the actual forthcoming announcement is less exciting (but more believable): Business Insider is going to use Gawker's Kinja platform for comments, according to the more recent rumor.
Hope he's paying people like Magister for their help making this thing remotely usable.
ETA: Sorry the link was broken. Work was nutty today and I never could get back. Thanks to magister for posting and telling me how images work.