Nikki Dowling

Girl On Girl: An Open Letter To Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Dear Elisabeth Hasselbeck, I have to say, you truly enlightened me last week when you opened your trap on "The View" and said that women who turn gay later in life do so because they can't get a man. You said, "I’ll tell you what’s happening. Older men are going for younger…
By: Nikki Dowling / August 5, 2010

Celebs Like Al Gore Who’ve Been Cleared Of Sexual Harassment

On Monday, Al Gore was cleared of sexual harassment charges. Massage therapist Molly Hagerty claimed that the almost-prez was “a crazed sex poodle” who made “unwanted sexual contact” with her in an upscale Portland hotel room in 2006. But after Hagerty failed a lie detector test and forensic evidence turned up, well,…
By: Nikki Dowling / August 3, 2010

Ex-Teacher Guilty Of Sexting Nude Pics To Student

Former New Hampshire high school teacher Melinda Dennehy, 41, pleaded guilty to emailing a 15-year-old student naked pictures of herself with her "genitals exposed," as well as detailing all the naughty things she wanted to do to the kid via text and kissing him on more than one occasion. The bad gal was caught i…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 30, 2010

Women Getting Plastic Surgery … On Their Feet!

Will it ever end!? As if being able to surgically alter your breasts, hips, nose, cheeks, lips, butt, thighs and stomach wasn't enough, women are now getting cosmetic procedures on their feet so they can fit into tiny heels and look absolutely perfect in a pair of sandals. The Beverly Hills Aesthetic Foot Surgery i…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 29, 2010

What The Heck Is 4chan?

When I first went to 4chan.org, I didn't know what the heck was going on. It's a pretty plain-looking site with long lists of random topics that users can click on. However, once I unlocked the secrets of this site, I realized that it's basically like an internet army. It's turned into a…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 26, 2010

Girl On Girl: Is Being Gay A Choice?

There is one central question underlying every debate about homosexuality going on in our country today: Is being gay a choice or is it innate? Is there a gay gene? Was I born a lesbian? These are things I think about all the time, but have shielded away from addressing. Why? Because my…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 22, 2010

Aaron Sorkin To Make A Movie About The John Edwards Scandal

Aaron Sorkin, the man behind "The West Wing," is directing his first movie. And it's about scandalicious John Edwards. The flick will be based on The Politician by Andrew Young, an insider's account of Edwards' run for the White House and the subsequent scandal that basically ruined his career.
By: Nikki Dowling / July 16, 2010

Female Math Professor Wins Lottery 4 Times

Texas woman Joan Ginther may just be the luckiest woman in the world. She has won the lottery four times. The chances of doing this are just one in 18 septillion. In case you (understandably) didn't know—18 septillion is 18 with 24 zeros. And yet Ginther won $11 million in 1993, $2 million in 2006,…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 14, 2010

One Of The Main Male Characters On “90210” Will Be Coming Out Of The Closet

Last season, "90210" teased us with a lesbian love plot between Jessica Lowndes and Rumer Willis for, oh, two episodes before Lowndes' character, Adrianna, went straight again. But now the show's producers say they want to "address the issue in a real and relatable way." Translation: one of the show's main male character…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 14, 2010

Is Picky Eating An Eating Disorder?

Members of the American Psychological Association are considering renaming picky eaters "selective eaters" and classifying it in the category of eating disorders. Unlike anorexics and bulimics, selective eaters are not in life-threatening danger. However, people who continue fussy eating habits into adulthood are at risk for nutritional deficiencies. Some researchers think that this kind…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 9, 2010

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