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Now Every Guy Can Look As Terrible As Guy Fieri

Check out this dude’s sweet hair. Doesn’t it sit so luxuriously on top of that fashionable camo visor he’s wearing? Well, newsflash: those aren’t actually his locks. Believe it or not, that faux hair is part of the Flair Hair Woodland Camo Visor which transforms any bald guy into an Insta-D-Bag. Check out another pic of the worst fake hair in the world, after the jump. [Sportsman's Guide] Keep reading »

Sex.com The Most Expensive URL On The Web

Looking for sex online? It’ll cost you. Last week the domain Sex.com was purchased for $13 million dollars — and is now the most expensive web address on the internet. The domain’s previous owner, Escom, was forced to sell after the company declared bankruptcy. The domain was first registered in 1994, by Gary Kremen, the founder of Match.com. A year later, convicted fraudster Stephen Cohen wrestled away Sex.com by claiming Kremen sold him the property. In 2004, Kremen took Cohen to court and won back the domain, which he then sold to Escom. Most recently, the domain was purchased by Clover Holdings, LLC. But apparently the price of sex has gone down in recent years: Escom purchased Sex.com for $14 million just four years ago. [CNET] Keep reading »

Hiccup Champ Arrested For Murder

Perhaps the hiccups made her do it: We’ll never know. In 2007, Jennifer Mee made headlines when she suffered from uncontrollable hiccups. Over the weekend, Mee was arrested and charged with first degree murder. Mee has been charged in the shooting death of 22-year-old Shannon Griffin. According to police, Mee lured Griffin to a seedy part of St. Petersburg, FL (of course, Florida), where Lamont Newton and Laron Raiford robbed and killed him. She’s currently being held without bail in Pinellas County Jail.

Three years ago, Mee, now 19, suffered from an extended bout of hiccups — sometimes hiccuping more than 50 times in an minute. Her hiccups were cured after several weeks and in the media frenzy over her strange disorder she reconnected with her biological father. [MSNBC] Keep reading »

Do You Have A Shame Lust?

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Shame lusts: Those guys we lust after despite thinking that they’re total d-bags. For me, I shame lust Caleb Followill, the lead singer of what I consider to be the rather annoying band Kings of Leon (Amelia, Kate and the rest of the Frisky staff seem to disagree with me). It’s not so much even the band’s music that makes me hate that I love Mr. Followill; it’s his weird dirt bag chic thing that drives me crazy. Nevertheless, I’d totally bang him if I could.

After the jump, other Frisky staffers divulge their secret shame lusts. And tell us — is there a guy who you hate but secretly want to bang out there?

What’s The Most Adventurous Food You’ve Eaten?

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Save The Date, “Rushmore”-Style

Check out this “Save the Date” wedding video from Austin, TX, couple Hayden and Sean. Depending on how you feel about Wes Anderson’s twee world, this video is either utterly cute or terribly annoying. Regardless, it emulates “Rushmore” and “The Royal Tenenbaums” to a tee. [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Paulina Porizkova Says Aging Is The Revenge Of The Ugly

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“Nothing ages as poorly as a beautiful woman’s ego… Beauty, unlike the rest of the gifts handed out at birth, does not require dedication, patience and hard work to pay off. But it’s also the only gift that does NOT keep on giving. It usually blossoms at an age where you’re least equipped to handle its benefits and rewards and instead take it all for granted, and by the time you start understanding the value of it, it slowly trickles away. How’s that for revenge of the ugly ones?

—Supermodel Paulina Porizkova on finding her first wrinkles. Oh, please. Paulina, you’re still gorgeous. [Wowowow] Keep reading »

How Much Is Enough Sex In A Relationship?

What’s a healthy sex life? Is it true that what’s good for some might not work for others? According to sex therapist Ian Kerner, couples should be having sex once a week, minimum. Kerner’s seeing what he calls an “epidemic” of sexless relationships and believes that things like social and economic stresses, health problems and the rise of internet porn are to blame. Reconnecting with your partner on a physical level helps reaffirm intimacy and rebuild connections. But! He says, sex isn’t just about connecting with your partner in an intimate way. It’s also great for reducing stress, boosting immunity and releasing pleasure chemicals called endorphins. Some other added benefits: steady sex helps boost confidence and has been shown to make people more successful at work.

So, does sex once a week sound like a good number to you? Too much? Too little? [CNN] Keep reading »

Zach Galifianakis Outdoes Himself

We love Zach Galifianakis‘ hilarious “Between Two Ferns” interview series. He always manages to make the interview subject and the audience feel supremely uncomfortable. In this interview with comic Gordon Keith, to promote Zach’s new film “It’s Kind of a Funny Story,” the tables are turned. Watch as Zach struggles to compare and contrast his film to “all the other films that have been made.” [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Anonymous Street Artist Wins TED Award For His Moving Public Work

Anonymous street artist JR was awarded a $100,000 TED Prize this week for his impressive public art endeavors. JR makes intensely large photographs, which he then wheat pastes into a variety of locales, transforming his surroundings. The photo above is from an installation he did in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. After the jump, check out a video of the artist’s “Women Are Heroes” work, which was pasted up in Paris, and features blown-up images of women during wartime. The piece turns the typical male gaze on its head by featuring the eyes of women peering over the water. The wheat pastes were left up even as they deteriorated. Keep reading »

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