Julie Gerstein

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Parenting

How many kids is too many kids? If you’re Daad Murad Abdul Rahman, then you can never have enough. The 64-year-old Arab Emirates citizen already has 88 children but wants to make it an even 100. So he’s marrying an 18-year-old Indian girl named Aisha and hopes to have 100 kids by 2015 (this is… READ MORE »


News

Imagine reaching into the fridge for a soda and finding an ultra-bendy human being in there. In this totally-not-at-all-Photoshopped pic, Zlata, the most bendable woman in the world, shoves herself into a moldy fridge. Zlata can twist herself up into virtually any shape, and has done tons and tons of porn-y fetish-related magazine shoots. This… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Two guinea pig buddies have a hearty nosh on a piece of pepper. Is anything more nom-licious? Probably not. [YouTube] … READ MORE »


Entertainment

Imagine wandering around the mall one day and having more than 600 people spontaneously break into song. That’s exactly what happened to shoppers at a Philadelphia Macy’s last month when they were treated to an ebullient rendition of the “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s “Messiah.” Part of the Knight Foundation’s “Random Acts of Culture” initiative, the… READ MORE »



Entertainment

What do you need when you’re feeling sick? According to indie band Of Montreal on this episode of “Yo Gabba Gabba,” all it takes to get back on your feet is bananas, rice, applesauce and toast. A weirdo combo, for sure, but Of Montreal-approved. And we’ll do whatever Of Montreal singer Kevin Barnes tells… READ MORE »


Celebs

If you’ve been missing a weekly dose of Portia de Rossi — and her harrowing new memoir, Unbearable Lightness, isn’t enough — then it might just be your lucky day. It seems openly gay Portia is at the top of the list of stars that producers of “Dancing With the Stars” are hoping to get… READ MORE »


News

Wayne Giroux was killed by a drunk driver nearly five months ago, but Wayne’s dog Spot doesn’t know that. Everyday, Spot sits along the roadside and waits for her owner to come home. Says Wayne’s son, Paul, “If you ever find anything like that that loves you that much, it’s the most precious gift in… READ MORE »



News

Aside from being one of the hardest states to spell, Mississippi is also the fattest state. At least according to the folks over at CalorieLab, who calculated the rankings based on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System database maintained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Around 33.8 percent of Mississippi’s adult population is… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Finally, a new use for the Yellow Pages! Philadelphia artist Alex Querel thought canvas was too dull a medium to work with—so he took to carving phone books to make his photo-realistic portraits of notorious celebs. Says Querel, “In carving and painting a head from a phone directory, I’m celebrating the individual lost in the… READ MORE »


Style

Another year, another totally embarrassing United Bamboo Cat Calendar. We didn’t think they could top themselves, and yet, here we are, staring down Professor J. Catsworthy in his special United Bamboo tailored jacket. You can order the 2011 version of the calendar via their site — and we highly recommend you do. After all, what’s… READ MORE »



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