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You Can Touch The Artworks At The Prado Museum

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 26, 2015

The Prado has an exhibit for the visually impaired; campaign finance reform has bipartisan support; a League of Legends troll is arrested for doxxing and harassment; AI might (or might not) destroy humanity. More »


Bernie Sanders Has The Most Fantastic 404 Error Message Ever

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 26, 2015

Bernie Sanders is the actual best. More »


Fox News Bros Take “Manhood” Test (And It Does Not Go Well)

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 26, 2015

The fellas of “Fox and Friends” try to change a tire, and it nearly ends in disaster. More »


Taco Bell Is Removing Their Artificial Ingredients

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 26, 2015

I will take four tostadas, thanks! More »


Drought-Crazy Californians Are Using Apps To Publicly Shame Each Other

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 26, 2015

Californians are being driven drought-crazy, I swear. I know the drought is a big deal and it’s helpful for neighbors to hold each other accountable, but instead of going through official channels or, say, having an actual conversation with each other, Californians are publicly “drought-shaming” each other through Twitter and geolocating apps.

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Sorry, Kylie Jenner, Chemtrails Are Not Real

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 26, 2015

WAKE UP SHEEPLE! There’s no such thing as “chemtrails!”… More »


On Ray Rice, Domestic Violence, Police Brutality & The Choices Faced By Black Women

By: Tiffanie Drayton / May 26, 2015

Late last week, the charges against football player Ray Rice were all dropped by a judge after the former Ravens running back completed the court ordered terms of his pretrial intervention: the completion of anger management counseling and the payment of fines totaling $125. Admission into this “pretrial intervention” program is usually uncommon for violent… More »


Josh Duggar’s 2008 Incest Joke Pretty Creepy In Retrospect

By: Newser / May 25, 2015

A joke Josh Duggar made back in 2008 was pretty uncomfortable at the time, but in the wake of the child molestation scandal swirling around him, it’s even more uncomfortable. On an episode of 19 Kids and Counting from that year, Duggar was discussing an upcoming date he had with then-fiancee Anna, Us reports. The… More »


Honoring Trans* Soldiers This Memorial Day

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 25, 2015

It was only about three months ago that the Pentagon announced protections for transgender service members. Prior to March, a transgender soldier in the Army could be dismissed from service by a mid-level officer; now, those officers have to take their concerns to the Army’s top civilian for personnel matters and explain the dismissal. Thi… More »


“A Beautiful Mind” Mathematician Dies With Wife In Crash

By: Newser / May 24, 2015

John Forbes Nash, the Nobel-winning Princeton mathematician known for his work in game theory and as the inspiration behind A Beautiful Mind, died yesterday in a crash in New Jersey. Also killed was his wife of nearly six decades, Alicia Nash. The Nashes were riding in a taxi on the New Jersey Turnpike when the… More »


This Hoodie Has A Creepy Cat-Snuggling Pouch To Make Your Pets Hate You

By: Claire Hannum / May 24, 2015

I no longer have cats of my own, but I am extreme BFFs with the bodega cat who lives down the street from my apartment. If I were allowed to borrow her for an afternoon and take her home with me, I’d buy one of these fancy feline hoodies for the sole purpose of cuddling with her. More »


Just No: Bedazzling Poop Is A Thing

By: College Candy / May 23, 2015

Leave it to New York City to come up with some weird shit like this. Literally.

This nonsense half makes me want to vomit, and half makes me question people’s life choices. I’m not sure why this suddenly became a thing, or even how. Like, were these people sitting at a coffee sho… More »


Gay Marriage On Track For Win In Historic Ireland Vote

By: Newser / May 23, 2015

The world is about to have its first country to accept gay marriage through a popular vote. Though final results aren’t expected for hours, both sides say the “yes” side has won an easy victory in yesterday’s referendum, reports the Irish Times. One of the main opponents conceded as much in a tweet: “Congratulations to… More »


Federal Judge Rules Again That Alabama’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 22, 2015

Hooray! More »


As A Survivor Of Child Molestation, I Won’t Forget Josh Duggar’s Victims

By: Sydney Leathers / May 22, 2015

You may wonder why someone like myself is writing about this particular issue. I’m writing about this because I was the victim of child sexual abuse. I was also molested by a family member. And as someone who has survived sexual abuse, I feel it is my duty to speak up. More »


Mike Huckabee Comes To Josh Duggar’s Defense

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 22, 2015

Screw all of these people. More »


Woman Slain By Ex-Boyfriend Who Held Her Captive In A Box & Had A Prior History Of Torturing Women

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 22, 2015

In what is a horrifying example of the system absolutely failing victims of domestic violence, a Clinton, Missouri, woman was found dead just three weeks after she escaped from captivity, and authorities believe the ex-boyfriend who held her is responsible. Sandra Kay Sutton, 46, and her 17-year-old son were found dead early yesterday of what appeared to be… More »


Gay Teen Says Grindr Pastor Told Him To Kill Himself

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 21, 2015

This guy isn’t just a hypocrite, he is straight up evil. More »


Some Of The Girls Josh Duggar Was Molesting Were His Sisters, Police Report Confirms

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 21, 2015

Reports say he fondled their breasts and vaginas as they slept. … More »


White Supremacists Are VERY UPSET About Some Nickelodeon Show

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 21, 2015

Internet racists are up in arms over a Nickelodeon show they claim promotes “racial cuckoldry.”… More »


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