San Francisco Is Creating Anti-Pee Walls To Combat Public Urination

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 4, 2015

San Francisco is tackling public urination with a novel approach: They’re painting certain problem walls with a superhydrophobic paint that will make urine splash back at the urinator, rather than soaking into the wall.

Department of Public Works representative Mohammed Nuru points out that this isn’t just a slightliness (odorliness?) issue, it’s a… More »


Senate Democrats Block Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 4, 2015

Senate Democrats gathered enough support to block a Republican attempt to defund Planned Parenthood. The bill, S.1881, garnered 53 votes in favor and 46 in opposition, falling short of the 60 votes needed for it to pass.

The entire thing was a waste of time, anyhow: President Obama has voiced his support for… More »


Love Is Dead Part 983: Gwen Stefani Has Filed For Divorce From Gavin Rossdale

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 4, 2015

And he’ll probably get half her fortune too. More »


Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith Deny Divorce Rumors, Call Each Other “King” And “Queen”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 3, 2015

Because you know divorce rumors can’t be true when the couple is still using their royal pet names! More »


What On Earth Will The PEZ Dispenser Movie Be About?

By: Robyn Pennacchia / August 3, 2015

What are PEZ dispensers gonna do? They don’t even have arms! Or legs. More »


Watch This Helpful Explainer About Planned Parenthood And The Senate Vote

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 3, 2015

The Senate is voting on funding for Planned Parenthood in the wake of a fake controversy, the Obama administration is backing Truvada for HIV prevention, Chinese activists are protesting the idea that a breast is a weapon, and two women are shaking up London’s art scene. More »


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