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Sex “Superbug” Could Be Deadlier Than AIDS

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Sex is a strange thing. It’s one of the most wonderfully intimate and bonding experiences we can share with someone. And … it can kill you. I KNOW. Such a paradox. With every person we find super attractive and want to get to know better — especially between the sheets — we have to also take on certain risks. And those risks can be deadly! It’s crazy! Who thought up this sex thing? Really got it wrong in my opinion. Anyway. Point is, there’s a new “superbug” out there in sex land and experts fear it’s going to be deadlier than AIDS! Ack, bring me my chastity belt!

Two cases of the ”sex superbug” have been found in Hawaii. So I know where I’m NOT going on vacation. (Ha. Little joke.) The superbug, which is an antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhea, has the potential to be as deadly or even deadlier than AIDS. It first surfaced in Japan a couple of years ago, but has since spread to Hawaii.

And unlike AIDS, this superbug can kill you in a matter of days. Not only that, people often don’t have symptoms, so someone could pass it along to you without knowing they have it. Read more on The Stir…

Keira Knightley Marries James Righton & We Have All the Amazing Details

Keira Knightley is a married woman now! On Saturday, May 4, the star wed boyfriend and Klaxons keyboardist James Righton. A source tells Us Weekly that it was a very moving ceremony and that Keira cried tears or joy as they exchanged their vows. Well, she certainly had more than one reason to be happy. She pulled off something most stars are incapable of doing.

She had a small, lovely, low-key wedding. The couple, who got engaged last May,  said ‘I do’ in front of a small group of guests at a town hall in Mazan, France. With so many lavish, star-studded nuptials, her quiet ceremony comes as a refreshing surprise. Most celebrities get hitched in lavish, six-figure fetes that are just too over-the-top to believe. Read more on The Stir…

A 10-Year Marriage Contract Could Save Us All From Divorce

With a divorce rate hovering around 50 percent, a figure I see very clearly in my personal life, it’s easy to see why so many people think the current model of marriage is dead. Clearly, this “’til death do us part” stuff isn’t working for a whole lot of people and something has to give. After all, why do so few marriages really make it over the long haul?

Writer Emma Johnson discusses this in her latest blog post on Wealthy Single Mommy. She says marriage is dead and we need a new model. In particular, we need a 10-year contract that we can either renew or discard depending on how the marriage is working. Read more on The Stir…

These Creepy Comments From Children Will Give You Chills

When my youngest son was maybe 2 years old, he crept outside our bedroom door very early one morning while my husband and I were still asleep. I awoke to a deadpan, tiny voice whispering, “Let her in. Let. Her. In. Let her in,” over and over and over.

Turns out the cat was pawing at the back door, and he was just informing us it was time to, you know, let her in. But holy shitballs, that wasn’t even remotely my first thought. (My first thought was vampires, okay? IT WAS VAMPIRES.)

That was a legitimately spooky moment, but it doesn’t even hold a (flickering, ghostly) candle to this hair-raising Reddit thread titled, “Parents, what is the creepiest thing your young child has ever said to you?” Clocking in at over 11,000 comments, the forum is filled with an amazing array of stories ranging from hilariously weird to downright terrifying. Read more on The Stir…

 

The 6 Weirdest Sex Problems

Having sex in your sleep and being born with two penises are both unusual sexual conditions that might make you chuckle when you hear about them.

Unfortunately, these conditions can be disruptive, alienating, and cause the sufferer both physical and emotional pain.

And, for some of these conditions, there is no easy cure.

Here are 6 unusual and rare sexual conditions that you don’t want to have: Read more on The Stir…

Jessica Alba’s Crazy Double Corset Weight Loss Trick

Jessica Alba has two beautiful daughters — Honor, 4, and Haven, 1. As fantastic as she looks these days, however, you would never know that woman actually carried and gave birth to them. Her body is amazing. She’s not one of those celebrities who just magically bounced back to her pre-baby weight either. Instead she said it took discipline, and a special tactic that is questionable at best.

It was … girdles. In a recent interview with Net-a-Porter’s online magazine, she said she wore two of them day and night for three months. Day and night. “It was brutal; it’s not for everyone,” she said. “It was sweaty but worth it.” Girdles, seriously? That’s how she gets that bod? Read more on The Stir…

“50 Shades Of Grey” Frontrunner Breaks Her Silence On Starring As Anastasia

Ever since the “Fifty Shades of Grey” fan trailer frenzy first broke out, the actress formerly and best known as Rory Gilmore, Alexis Bledel, has been “cast” as Anastasia Steele. Again and again, she’s showed up on YouTube “opposite” the likes of Matt Bomerand Henry Cavill as Christian Grey! it’s clear she’s quickly become a fan favorite for the role, but she herself has kept mum on the subject of going up for the super-steamy, extremely coveted part. Until now, that is!

At the premiere of her new Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, “Remember Sunday,” Alexis actually addressed the potential for her involvement in the flick. Read more on The Stir…

Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s Wife Katherine Russell: What We Know About the Alleged Bomber’s Widow

While suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev awaits questioning in a Cambridge hospital, the focus is turning to the wife of Tamerlan Tsarnaev. It’s hard to believe, but Tamerlan was a husband and a father. His wife, 24-year-old Katherine Russell Tsarnaev, grew up as an average, all-American girl in Rhode Island.

How did she get involved with Tamerlan, and how much did she know? Investigators are trying to find out. Here’s what we know about her so far.

  1. Katherine is the oldest of three daughters. Her father is an emergency room physician, and her mother is a nurse. She grew up in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, where her parents still live. Read more on The Stir…

“Hated For Being Beautiful” Writer Now Says Husbands Should Divorce Wives Who Get Fat

A few years back, I heard about a guy who was given a free pass by his buddies to stray from his marriage … all because his wife had “let herself go” — aka she had put on weight(likely as a result of carrying their daughter) and struggled to take it off. And somehow, that was a legitimate enough reason to some people that this husband should be unfaithful! Are. You. Freaking. Kidding. Me.

Unfortunately, this is a popular belief, held by even some women. Like Samantha Brick, the Daily Mail writer, who made our hair stand on end a while back with her column about other women hating her for “being too beautiful.” Unsurprisingly, Brick is attempting to piss the whole of the web off once again with a new story, which takes on the Dove “Real Beauty” sketches campaign and claims only one type of woman can be considered attractive — a thin one. Plus, “nothing signals failure more than fat.” Thus, men are right to divorce a woman if she puts on weight. OMFG. Read more on The Stir…

Kim Kardashian’s Divorce Is Reportedly Settled So Now She Can Finally Get Married Again

She’s finally free! According to TMZ, Kim Kardashian’s divorce is settled – meaning she’s no longer hitched to Kris Humphries and can move on with her life after a year-and-a-half-long battle. (Isn’t it weird that their divorce lasted, like, seven-and-a-half times as long as their marriage?)

Sources connected to Kris say an announcement is expected in court today, though no details of the settlement have been released.

Kim will supposedly be present to hear the good news, although Kris is reportedly practicing with his NBA teammates and won’t make an appearance. Wait a minute — this sounds familiar. Read more on The Stir…

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