Claire Hannum

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This Japanese Artist Was Arrested For Emailing 3-D Print Data Of Her Vagina

Today in bizarre: a Japanese artist has been arrested for obscenity after allegedly emailing data that would be used to make 3-D prints of her vagina. Megumi Igarashi works under the name Rokude Nashiko, which translates to something along the lines of “bastard kid,” and a major goal of her work is to make the…

Claire Hannum / July 15, 2014

Sharon Stone’s Ass Is A Fine Triple Crème Brie

“I haven’t worked out in a couple of months because I just didn’t feel like it. But now I’m going on vacation and I know what they’re going to do — [the tabloids] are going to put a circle around my ass and do one of those crazy magnified pictures saying, ‘What happened to…

Claire Hannum / July 15, 2014

I’m Totally Impressed By This Cat’s Parkour Skills

Didga the skateboarding cat can add parkour to her resume now, too. The two-year-old cat was adopted at 13 weeks by a pet trainer who’s taught her everything she knows about her talents in feline sports, and this video is her coolest yet. Watch and enjoy (and please don’t try to parkour-ify your own kitty unle…

Claire Hannum / July 15, 2014

Lindsay Lohan Never Wanted To Be A Celebrity

Lindsay Lohan told the BBC that she “never wanted” to be a celebrity and will appear on the London stage “so that people can focus on the fact that I’m in this industry because I’m an actress and an artist and not just someone you take photos of.” She’s making her stage debut i…

Claire Hannum / July 14, 2014

Another Day, Another Couple Having Public Sex At A Fast Food Restaurant

Remember that couple caught doing the nasty behind a dumpster outside a Delaware Dunkin’ Donuts? Well, there must be something in the air in that neighborhood, because yet another couple has been spotted boning on the rooftop of a Chipotle two blocks away. And people say Paris is the most romantic city in the world!

Claire Hannum / July 14, 2014

In Hong Kong, You Can Realize Your Dream Of Getting Married At McDonald’s

Getting married at McDonald’s would have been my wildest dream around age five. Apparently some couples in Hong Kong never let go of that dream and are actually getting married with Ronald McDonald as a witness.

The wedding program at Hong Kong McDonald’s locations has become so popular that the website has a…

Claire Hannum / July 14, 2014

Life After Dating: The Case For Living Separately

My boyfriend Max and I don’t live together, but since it takes about two minutes to walk from my place to his, I sometimes feel like we do. When I first started thinking about moving to his neighborhood, the idea had been to move in with him (we’ve been together two years), but when a…

Claire Hannum / July 14, 2014

The Daily Squee: Golden Retriever Puppy Comforts A Grown-Up Dog Having A Nightmare

I’ve seen a lot of cute puppy videos in my day, but this one is especially sweet. A compassionate golden retriever pup can’t bear to see her older pal have a nightmare, so she comforts him in his sleep. The poor thing probably doesn’t even realize he’s just dreaming. BRB, melting into a million pieces. [TIME]…

Claire Hannum / July 13, 2014

Study: Maybe Millennials Aren’t Into The Whole Marriage And Babies Thing

Millennials aren’t exactly lining up to tie the knot, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

Researchers asked people of every generation whether they believe society is better off if people prioritize marriage and children. Of all the participants combined, 46 percent said society would be better off, while 50 percent…

Claire Hannum / July 13, 2014

Watch These 7 Kittens Move In Sync

I don’t know where these Maine Coon kittens came from or how they can manage to match their movements so closely. All I know is that they’re so mesmerized by whatever it is they’re staring at that I can’t decide whether to find it adorable or slightly creepy. Let’s go with adorable. [Tastefully Offensive]…

Claire Hannum / July 12, 2014

I Don’t Know How To Feel About This Rock Cover Of “Bye Bye Bye”

Our Last Night does some pretty sweet covers of popular songs like “Skyfall” and “Wrecking Ball,” and their latest creation is this rock version of N*SYNC’s “Bye Bye Bye” featuring Cody Carson of the band Set It Off. When you think about the lyrics, “Bye Bye Bye” is a way angrier song than Justin, Lance, JC…

Claire Hannum / July 12, 2014

Khloe Kardashian’s Butt Is The Toast Of Instagram

What is it with the Kardashians and butts? Khloé Kardashian’s boyfriend, rapper French Montana, proudly posted an Instagram shot of her derriere yesterday. Apparently, he got the idea from Chris Brown, who surreptitiously took and posted a picture of now on-again-off-again GF Karrueche Tran laying face down in bed wearing just a bra and a…

Claire Hannum / July 12, 2014

Khloe Kardashian Knew Lamar Was Cheating On Her During Their Marriage

OH SHIT. In a teaser for this Sunday’s episode of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians,” Khloe admits to Kourtney that she knew Lamar Odom was cheating on her. Khloe says she felt like she was living a lie trying to cover up Lamar’s two-timing, and that he didn’t think she’d really go through with…

Claire Hannum / July 11, 2014

This Instagram Photo Of Jared Leto Hugging The Whole World Is Everything You Never Knew You Needed

Last weekend, Jared Leto posted an Instagram photo of himself hugging a tree with a dopey, blissed-out grin on his face. Today, a Photoshopped version of the picture has surfaced with multiple Jareds in it, hugging everything he can find. Is this not exactly what the internet needs on a Friday? [E! Online] [Photo: Instagram]

Claire Hannum / July 11, 2014

A Pregnant Tarantula Is On The Loose In Brooklyn

UPDATE, 7/13, 5p.m.:  THANK GOD, this was only a hoax! [New York Post]
Brooklyn is on the hunt for Penelope, a pregnant Mexican Red Rump tarantula, who is apparently someone’s beloved pet. She escaped from her owner’s home, and flyers have turned up in the neighborhood with this plea for help:
I know she look…

Claire Hannum / July 11, 2014

Here’s What Happens When You Accidentally Sext Your Dad (And Live Tweet The Fallout)

When Twitter user Nyjah accidentally sent a nude selfie to her dad, he was less than pleased. Below, the hilarious harrowing saga of sexting gone majorly wrong.

First, sheer panic:
OMG HOW DO YOU CANCEL A TEXT MESSAGE !! — nyyy nyyy (@dearfashionn) July 8, 2014

i just…

Claire Hannum / July 11, 2014

Here Is Your Solution To Biking With A Skirt On

For those of us sick of worrying about flashing everyone while biking in a skirt, Johanna Holtan and her friends have found the solution we’ve all been waiting for. Penny In Yo Pants is their method for MacGyvering a nifty button to keep your skirt intact using a penny and a rubber band. The ladie…

Claire Hannum / July 11, 2014

The “Stop The Beauty Madness” Campaign Gets Real About The Value We Put On Appearance

Created by writers Robin Rice and Lisa Meade, the Stop The Beauty Madness campaign aims to shake women out of the belief that they are not beautiful and to wake us up to the impossible aesthetic standards we’re held up to. The ads, which can be seen here, state some not-so-pretty truths about the way our culture…

Claire Hannum / July 11, 2014

9 Tips For Taking On Jealousy

Of all the ugly emotions out there, jealousy has to be one of the worst. It can feel childish, petty and almost like a primal rage. But it’s also inescapable; jealousy is almost like an epic equalizer, because everybody feels it now and then. On the path toward emotional growth, jealousy is one of the hardest…

Claire Hannum / July 11, 2014

Laverne Cox Is The First Openly Transgender Emmy Award Nominee

Laverne Cox became the first openly transgender Emmy nominee today, receiving a nod for her work in “Orange Is The New Black.” In a celebratory statement, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation said, “Today, countless transgender youth will hear the message that they can be who they are and still achieve their dreams —…

Claire Hannum / July 10, 2014

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