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My Friends Deserve Better Than Fat Talk

If you’ve read Tiny Beautiful Things, the collection of responses by The Rumpus’ self-help columnist “Sugar,” aka Wild author Cheryl Strayed, you’ll probably recognize this quote:
“Stop…

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Her 10 Best Looks: Amanda Seyfried

Now that Amanda Seyfried has made her porn (well, kinda) debut in “Lovelace,” we realize we’ve been neglectful in reviewing this blonde’s most stylin’ moments. And believe us, she has…

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Guy Thinks It’s Hilarious To Bathe Himself In Pepsi

We’re not really sure what prompted this normal-looking dude, Nate, to take a bath in 312 cans of Pepsi, but by all means, man, do what you gotta do. (Methinks…

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Customers Tattle On Pirated Porn Over Poor Quality

Pirates, pirates, pirates. We need to have a little chat. Don’t make shitty quality copies unless you want your customers to go crying to the police about not getting what…

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25 Reasons College Is Not At All Like Real Life

Ah, college. I remember the first day like it happened yesterday. The smell of new paint covering beer-stained dorm room walls. The RAs’ stale greetings in matching neon shirts and Sharpie’d…

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Man Makes Dumpster Into Home, And We’re Not Hating It

Gregory Kloehn, a California designer and proud dumpster dweller, is livin’ the dream, my friends. Not only is this oversized trash receptacle his Brooklyn vacation home, but as it sits…

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Olivia Wilde Is Psyched To Turn 30

“Sure, it’ll be tougher to convince an audience I’m the ‘feisty young coed,’ cramming for my biochem final and wondering if Zac Efron’s character likes my new crushed-velvet headband, but I…

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Bold Move! UConn Bans Student-Teacher Relationships

The University of Connecticut officially banned any romantic relationships between students and faculty Wednesday under their “Policy Against Discrimination, Harassment and Inappropriate Romantic Relationships.” While undergrad relationships with faculty are…

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Bet You Can’t Do This: Intern Recites Mean Girls In 30 Minutes

Well this makes me feel inadequate. Christopher Rosa, Next Movie’s intern, literally recited the whole Mean Girls movie in less than 30 minutes. And I know this because I played it in the…

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Study: Anorexia Is Similar To Autism

A new study suggests that girls suffering from anorexia display similar personality traits to those with autism, such as lack of empathy, high focus on detail, and rigid behavior. In some…

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Ex-Victoria Secret’s Angel Kylie Bisutti’s God-Inspired Clothing Line Is Out And…

It’s terrible. We were so pulling for Kylie Bisutti, the former winged-underwear model. After all, Victoria’s Secret models are usually only known for doing one of two things: losing all…

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11 Things You Need To Do While Studying Abroad

If you don’t want to hear a rambling soliloquy of stories that have nothing to do with you, don’t ask me about Australia. Not only will I blabber about about…

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17 Things You Might Forget To Pack For College

So you’ve bought the sheets, the desk lamp, the shoe racks, the posters that will fall off after two months, the hangers, the towels, the laptop and the notebooks. You…

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Albuquerque Has A New Mascot … And It’s Totally Meth

Not that we blame them. “Breaking Bad” has totally transformed Albuquerque from that random city that’s spelled weird to the meth capital of the world. What else were the great capitalists…

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Chelsea Handler And Courteney Cox NOT Feuding Over Jennifer Aniston’s Bachelorette Party

Did anyone know they were? Apparently rumors were swirling that the former Monica Gellar and and the late-night queen of crass were feuding over Jen Aniston’s upcoming bachelorette party. Well,…

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So, Are Facelifts A Complete Waste Of Money?

The results of the first-ever survey of attractiveness from cosmetic facial surgery are in and it’s not pretty. According to The Journal of the American Medical Association, face, brow, and eye-lift…

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What’s Actually Happening When You’re Watching A Movie Sex Scene With Your Family — In GIFs!

We’ve all been through it — what started off as an innocent movie night with the family becomes a wildly uncomfortable experience the minute a surprisingly racy sex scene fills…

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Justin Bieber Fan Throws Phone On Stage Because…?

As an anthropology major in college, I was exposed to a wide variation of human behavior and culture. But nothing, nothing could have prepared me to watch a two minute…

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Men’s Magazines In UK Told To Cover Up Their Porny Covers With “Modesty Bags”

The British really aren’t into sex, huh? After their Prime Minister David Cameron went after internet porn last week, now The Co-operative Group, one of the largest magazine retailers in the…

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Dating Don’ts: 5 Things That Can Go Terribly Wrong On Tinder And Grouper

When meeting people in real life became too much work, we went online to date. When online dating becomes tedious (and it pretty much already has), what’s next? We date through…

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