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Crave: Dinosaur Soup Recipe Book

In Dinosaur Soup Recipe Book, you’ll find 50 inspiring – and questionable – explanations written by kids on how to concoct their favorite foods. From Tripple Bibble Muffins, which take a hose to make, to Special Strawberry Pie, which involves adding a bowl of chocolate to a barrel of strawberries, these adorable recipes make up for their lack of sense with their ample creativity. You may not end up with anything edible, but you’ll be giggling the whole way through. [$16, Bob's Your Uncle] Keep reading »

Nepalese Men Offered Money To Marry Widows

Women protesters swarmed the streets of Nepal after the country’s government proposed paying men 50,000 rupees (about $1,000) to marry widowed women. A 10-year-long civil war responsible for the death of thousands of Nepalese men has left many women husbandless. Being a widow in Nepal isn’t easy because they are ostracized there. One woman explained that widows are prevented from wearing colorful clothes or attending events and are considered bad luck. Keep reading »

Quickies!: Natalie Portman To Produce “Booksmart” Comedy Series

  • Natalie Portman will be producing a comedy called “Booksmart,” in which two highschool girls realize they’ve achieved everything they’ve wanted to in high school, except landing boyfriends. [Just Jared] – Sounds like the Harvard grad got some inspiration from her own life (except I doubt she has troubling attracting men anymore).
  • JoJo may have taken a hiatus from the music industry, but that’s because she’s got other things on her mind – college! The 18 year-old will be heading to Northeastern this fall and will be majoring in Cultural Anthropology. [Starpulse] — Maybe those college guys will give her new material for a comeback album.
  • After Self magazine editors altered the heck out of Kelly Clarkson’s cover photo to the point that she was almost unrecognizable, they tried to defend themselves. [Jezebel] – They weren’t so successful.

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Crave: Fishs Eddy Alice Canvas Tote Bag

You can never have enough canvas totes. They’re great for trips to the beach and walks around town, and they’re sturdy enough to hold loads of books. In honor of the upcoming Tim Burton remake of “Alice in Wonderland,” why not make your next canvas tote this Alice-inspired one? You can’t beat the price, and the graphic is pretty cute, too. Stop schlepping things around in old shopping bags. Invest in a little canvas! You’ll save a heck of a lot of paper and plastic at the grocery store – and who doesn’t want to save the environment? [$12.95, Fishs Eddy] Keep reading »

The Latest In Real Housewives News: A 911 Call, A Foreclosure, And Hating On Gwyneth

  • Lisa Wu-Hartwell of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” was kicked out of her $2.9 million home after she and husband Ed Hartwell defaulted on their loan. Attempts to refinance the loan failed, and the couple was forced to sell their home for $1 million less than they bought it for. But don’t feel too bad; the duo has settled into a new house. [TMZ]

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Quickies!: New “Molecular Condom” May Prevent AIDS Transmission

  • A new “molecular” liquid condom has been developed that would prevent the transmission of AIDS during intercourse. The condom consists of a vaginal gel that turns semisolid in the presence of sperm, trapping the AIDS virus. [Medical News Today] – Sounds promising!
  • Twilight” has inspired clothing lines and greeting cards. Now, Mattel is launching two new Barbie dolls: Edward Cullen and Bella Swan. [People] — Sadly, Edward’s doll doesn’t do his steamy sex appeal justice.
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