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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, $3 million in 2008 and $10 million last month. Keep reading »

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 characters will be coming out of the closet in the fall. Entertainment Weekly had a big discussion about whether it would be Liam (Matt Lanter), Navid (Michael Steger) or Teddy (Trevor Donovan). But aren’t they forgetting about Dixon (Tristan Wilds)? Or it could be one of the adults—perhaps Principal Wilson or teacher Ryan Matthews? Way, way too many shows have used a lesbian plot to boost ratings, but far fewer have gone for a male-on-male love affair. Honestly, “Dawson’s Creek” is one of the few I can think of. So what do you think—is this a bold move or a publicity stunt? And who do you think will end up being the gay one? Leave your guesses in the comments. [EW] Keep reading »

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 of eating has to do with being super-sensitive to taste and texture while others see it as a mild form of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. For reasons that are unclear to scientists, most picky eaters like french fries, chicken fingers, pizza and pasta. I think it has something to do with the fact that those foods are awesome. But, seriously, do you think “selective eating” is a legit eating disorder? [DailyMail UK] Keep reading »

8 Cases Of Celebrity Mistaken Identity

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When soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo walked into New York City restaurant Kenmare looking super beefy and wearing a tight, black shirt, some diners mistook him for Mike Sorrentino from “Jersey Shore.” One patron loudly exclaimed, “Oh, my God, it’s The Situation!” It’s one thing to be compared to someone cool, but when you get mistaken for a dude like The Situation, it’s time to change your look. Or your attitude or … everything. [NYPost]

Cristiano can take solace in the fact that this has happened to a lot of celebs. Check out a few more cases of celebrity mistaken identity.

Lady Gaga’s Man: 5 Things You Need To Know About Luc Carl

Lady Gaga is giving her grungy, long-haired ex-boyfriend, Luc Carl, a second chance. The two dated for three years, but broke up forever ago. Now, they are seeing each other again and have made some of their outings public. (Remember that trip to the Mets game? Luc was with her.) It seems that the lady is totally gaga over Luc. According to a source, “They’ve been in love for a while.”

So who is this guy? The deets after the jump. Keep reading »

Girl On Girl: Why It Sucks To Have A Gay Crush On A Friend

Before I was in a relationship, I crushed on my female friends with alarming frequency. In high school, I got turned on when I slept in the same bed with my best friend who I had known since I was 2 years old. Obviously, I never told her this and, since we don’t speak anymore, I’m going to take this one to my grave. (Um, unless, of course, she reads The Frisky!) Later, I tried like hell to hook up with another friend who claimed to be bi, but now says that she is straight. Oh yeah, and I’ve totally slept with my current bestie. Twice. Keep reading »

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