Lauren Vinopal

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News

A recent study published in the Journal of Sex Research found that porn enthusiasts viewed as women more equal to men than people who did not watch porn. It’s as if they could tell that all the women they’re watching on their laptops are making more money than the men!

The Western University study looked at data from over 28,000 that… READ MORE »


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When 38-year-old Elvis Summers befriended a homeless woman in his neighborhood, she made him do more than offer some change and a humanizing smile. It got him truly thinking about how to solve the problem. So without any affiliation to the nonprofit sector or a government agency, Summers simply started a GoFundMe and built as many houses… READ MORE »


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On Thursday, a western Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty to robbing a bank with a fake bomb made out of a sex toy back in June. This likely gently-used sex-bomb was also made with phone wires and duct tape, which are arguably erotic in their own right.

Aaron Stein, 36, was charged with robbery,… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Five women filed a lawsuit Thursday against New York’s tax department and its commissioner, Jerry Boone, in hopes of stopping the 4% “luxury tax” on feminine hygiene products. Margo Seibert, Jennifer Moore, Catherine O’Neil, Natalie Brasington, and Taja-Nia Henderson’s combined complaint cites that guidelines published by the taxation department in 1998 and 2014 classify tampons as “general merchandise.” READ MORE »


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When the Macedonia Police Department found $160 of crystal meth in a hotel room trash can, they didn’t take the issue lying down (the beds were too gross). Instead, they posted pictures of the drugs on Facebook, along with a funny lost and found message.
“We are sure this was done as an accident… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Whether it’s on a platonic or romantic level, we’re often attracted to people who make us laugh. And yet comedians have gotten a consistently bad reputation for bombing in relationships. If you’ve sat through even part of a comedy show, you’d know that comedians might be their own category of snowflakes, but they’re all still different. Being similarly sucky at relationships… READ MORE »


Video

In NYC I consider it a successful commute anytime the train doesn’t stall and I don’t have to smell urine. By the looks of a recent video posted by STHLM Panda, it seems Sweden has much more magical public transportation.

Erling, who looks somewhat like a beefier Bernie Sanders, is met by one boy at first. READ MORE »


News

Disgraced sandwich slinger Jared Fogle has reportedly gained 30 pounds already in the first three months of his prison sentence. If he continues to put on weight at this rate and serves out his entire 15-year sentence, he will be released about 1,800 pounds heavier.

A prison insider explained Fogle’s reason for overeating were… READ MORE »


News

They’re only available in Canada, unfortunately. #WorthIt? READ MORE »


News

When it comes to approaching women’s health creatively, the UK company Coexist is dealing with periods differently. The community interest firm in Bristol has introduced a policy giving female employees menstrual leave, for the sake of their own productivity.

This isn’t necessarily a new idea. Japan has given women menstrual leave since the 1920’s and… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Now I ain’t saying he’s a pirate, but Kanye West tweeted out a picture of his browser with a tab open to the file-sharing site, Pirate Bay. Conveniently, it’s the same site his new album, “The Life of Pablo,” has been downloaded by hundreds of thousands of people who didn’t stream it through PornHub before itREAD MORE »


News

Minnesotans have dealt with their fair share frigidness, but few things top the icy exchange Hillary Clinton had with a young Somali-American voter on Super Tuesday. Capture by NBC News, the tense conversation is one that is uncomfortable, yet important to watch. Whether you voted for Clinton (and will continue to) or not, it displays a… READ MORE »



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