Archive: Apr 2013

Worst Mother Of The Week: Mom Forces Her 14-Year-Old Daughter To Get Pregnant

In one of the most horrifically bizarre cases we've heard in a while, a woman in London, England, attempted to have her 14-year-old daughter impregnated so she could have another child. The woman, a single mother of three adopted children, wanted to adopt a fourth child, but the courts denied her request. In response, the…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 29, 2013

Pooping At Work Is “The Last Office Taboo For Women,” Apparently

Everybody poops. Deal with it, ladies. And yes, I mean "ladies." Because while there are many ways you are discriminated against in the office because of your gender — unequal pay, the glass ceiling, the boys' club — but hiding your poop at work because you're afraid what somebody will think about your bowel movement…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 29, 2013

Must Haves: 12 Lovely Lockets For Keeping Your Keepsakes

Lockets are a cute, old-timey way to keep the things you care about close to you. Whether you stick a picture, or a tiny note, or your breast milk (!?) in them, we've got 12 sweet lockets to keep close to your heart (and wrist!) (Click here to see a larger image!)…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 29, 2013

Emma Stone Proves It’s Possible To Love Her Even More

Cosmopolitan: What makeup do you think guys like on a girl? Emma Stone: I could care less. I think women should wear whatever makeup they want for themselves. Makeup should be fun. -- Well said, Emma Stone. Well said. [Cosmopolitan]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 29, 2013

NBA Player Jason Collins Comes Out As Gay

In a moving piece in the May 6 issue of Sports Illustrated, veteran basketball player Jason Collins came out as gay today. The center, who's spent the past 12 years playing with the New Jersey (now Brooklyn) Nets, among other teams, says he was inspired to go public in the wake of the Boston bombing.

By: Julie Gerstein / April 29, 2013

10 Steps To A Terrifying Online Medical Diagnosis (In GIFs)

For the past week or so, I've had a small itchy rash on my cheek. Yesterday I finally went to the doctor, and by "went to the doctor" I mean I typed "itchy cheek rash" into Google, read about the most dire medical problems that include cheek rashes in their list of symptoms, and convinced…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 29, 2013

Michigan Mother Is Very Concerned About Anne Frank’s Clitoris

Meet Gail Horalek, the busybody parent to top all busybody parents. She is very concerned that her daughter's copy of The Diary Of A Young Girl is pornographic. It would seem that it's not offensive enough that a vibrant young woman was a victim of the Holocaust. It's also very offensive that Anne Frank played…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 29, 2013

Teens Are Getting High On Flowers Nowadays

I was just starting to wrap my mind around the whole bath salts phenomenon, when I learned about "the growing and disturbing [drug] trend" amongst teens: FLOWERS. According to a CBS News report, a hallucinogenic high is achieved by smoking, snorting, eating or drinking the roots, leaves, seeds and flowers of any plant in the…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 29, 2013

University Of Arizona Is Totally Cool With Student Holding “You Deserve Rape” Sign On Campus

A University Of Arizona junior named Dean Saxton was photographed last Tuesday standing on campus holding a sign reading "You Deserve Rape" while yelling insults at students. Saxton, who fancies himself a preacher and delivers sermons on campus, told the Daily Wildcat newspaper, emphasis mine, "If you dress like a whore, act like a whore, you're

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 29, 2013

New Dutch King Willem-Alexander Gets His Own Vibrator

What better way to celebrate ascendency to the throne than with a commemorative vibrator? I like the way you think, The Netherlands. The Dutch Prince Willem-Alexander is to become King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands tomorrow, when his mother, Queen Beatrix, abdicates the throne. In celebration/mockery of the prince's boozy reputation — he is referred to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 29, 2013

“Game Of Thrones” Recap: Jon Snow Knows Something & Jaime Lannister Explains Himself — Plus, A Whole Lot Of Bare Butts!

I wasn't sure if "Game Of Thrones" could get better than Khaleesi raising fire-breathing dragon hell, but last night's episode might have been even better than the week prior. First of all, SO MANY BARE ASSES. And taut ones at that! Forget getting a bikini body, I want a winter is coming body, mmkay? Anyway, let's review some of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 29, 2013

14 Must-See Hello Kitty Destinations For The Hello Kitty Fanatic

Hello Kitty was born in 1974, and since then, the beloved Sanrio character has only grown in popularity, as evidenced by the plethora of travel options that will fulfill every Hello Kitty lover’s fantasy. To read while you travel: Christine R. Yano’s cultural exploration Pink Globalization: Hello Kitty’s Trek across the Pacific and to bookmark:…

By: Rachel Kramer Bussel / April 29, 2013

The Man With The 132-Pound Nut Finally Got Scrotum Surgery

Las Vegas man Wesley Warren Jr. made headlines for his unusually large ball. He was trying to raise $1 million to have his more than 100-pound scrotum removed, which is caused by a condition known scrotal elephantiasis. When "The Dr. Oz Show" offered to foot the bill for Warren's ball surgery, he turned them down saying…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 29, 2013

Here’s Beyoncé And Andre 3000’s Cover Of Amy Winehouse’s “Black To Black”

It's finally here: the Andre 3000 and Beyoncé cover of Amy Winehouse's song "Back To Black" for the "Great Gatsby" soundtrack. I'm going to say something controversial: I don't like it. It's creepy. Imma let you finish, Andre 3000, but Beyoncé should have just sang the whole song herself. But judge for yourself! Listen after the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 29, 2013

The Soapbox: Just Because I’m Gay Doesn’t Mean That I’m Attracted To You

Moving through the world as someone who identifies as bisexual or queer, I’m always navigating difficult experiences that compartmentalize my sexuality. I’ve been labeled "indecisive" for not being more assertive in which sex I prefer to date. I’ve been called "disgusting" because my desire to date women makes some people uncomfortable or possibly more accurately,…

By: Shanelle Matthews / April 29, 2013

Obama Plays Daniel Day Lewis Playing Obama

Daniel Day Lewis is famous for really inhabiting his roles. On the set of his latest film, "Lincoln," Lewis lived as Abraham Lincoln 24/7, and the same goes for his characters in "There Will Be Blood" and "Last of the Mohicans." So it makes total sense that in Steven Spielberg's latest biopic, "Obama," Lewis would really…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 29, 2013

Farrah Abraham Getting An Absurd Amount Of Money For James Deen Sex Tape

Six figures. Six figures is how much Farrah Abraham from "Teen Mom 2" is getting for her sex tape with James Deen.  (P.S. Watch a very NSFW clip here!) [TMZ] Miley Cyrus isn't sharing details of her private life in interviews anymore. [E! Online] Jacintha Saldanha, the UK nurse who committed suicide after putting through a radio

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 29, 2013

26 Travel Tips To Make Any Journey Better

When it comes to traveling, the best motto is probably "Keep It Simple, Stupid." It's really easy to overwhelm yourself by packing too many things, or making too many plans. But I've found the best trips are the ones that are well-conceived but leave a little time for spontaneous fun. There are little things you…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 29, 2013

Dixie Chick Natalie Maines Doesn’t Listen To Country Music Anymore

"People do look at it as an insult that I say I don't listen to country music, which cracks me up. Music is a personal preference. Everyone's free to connect and like whatever they want." --Natalie Maines, lead singer of the Dixie Chicks, tells Us Weekly that despite being a huge star in the genre,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 29, 2013

Watch President Obama’s Full White House Correspondents’ Dinner Speech

Missed the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday night? Of course you did, because why would be at home watching a bunch of politicians and members of the media yucking it up in their church best on a weekend night? Only sad, lonely losers like myself spend Saturday nights watching CSPAN. (Just kidding, I wa…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 29, 2013
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