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You turn on The Weather Channel for tornado warnings. You turn on the local radio for flood warnings. But what about those, um, natural disasters a little closer to home? Meet a new iPhone app — purportedly just for men — called Code Red: A Survival Guide To Her Monthly Cycle. Yes, boys, you can… READ MORE »


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Remember how the other day that charming Iranian prayer leader theorized that women cause earthquakes? Well, Blag Hag blogger Jen McCreight wants to test-drive that theory by proposing a “boobquake.” On Monday, April 26, she is encouraging women of the world to join her while she experiments with the natural power of her breasts in… READ MORE »


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It’s another reminder to watch yourself when you are traveling abroad where you don’t know the laws. A New Yorker named Carlos Simon-Timmerman was traveling in Venezuela and bought a porno flick called “Little Lupe the Innocent; Don’t Be Fooled By Her Baby Face” starring porn star Lupe Fuentes. Fine. But when he got to… READ MORE »


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If you haven’t had the pleasure of visiting TheDirty.com, it’s kind of like a Perez Hilton website for party girls, only with more salacious commentary and less doodling on photos. Fittingly, the site is run by one Nik Richie, who went to the Perez school of picking a nickname. Yesterday, Richie shot into the news… READ MORE »


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When asked about Justice Stevens’ impending departure from the Supreme Court, President Obama said his nominee will take “into account individual rights and that includes women’s rights,” which some took to mean this person will support legal abortion. Obama added, “Part of what our core constitutional values promote is the notion that individuals are… READ MORE »


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Scene:
A beautiful spring day in Disneyland Paris

Characters:
Natasha Narula, age 36, who is wearing an old wedding dress with a tiara
Drew, age 8, who is wearing a little girl’s princess dress
“Jacques,” a Disneyland Paris security guard who seems like kind of a jerk

Jacques The Security Guard: Madame?READ MORE »


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Last month we wrote about a guy who could put you off dating game shows for good. Rodney Alcala appeared on an episode of “The Dating Game.” At the time of filming, Alcala had already been charged with the rape of an 8-year-old girl, which says a lot about the show’s screening process. Shortly after… READ MORE »


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Last summer, we wrote about Imitation of Christ designer Tara Subkoff’s terrifying situation: They found a tumor in her brain and she didn’t have health insurance to pay for its removal, so her famous friends — from Chloe Sevigny to Wes Anderson — held an auction to raise money for her care and post-operation expenses. READ MORE »


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The pharma industry wants us to prepare our vaginas for the possibility of female Viagra in the very near future. Last week we found out that a new Viagra prototype drug for women is succeeding in seriously increasing the blood flow to the genitals of female rabbits. Adds a whole new connotation to the phrase… READ MORE »


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When I was a kid, I wasn’t allowed to have a full-length mirror in my room. My Jewish mother loathed hearing me complain about how fat I was and refused to invest in one. I never made the purchase for myself until I was a freshman in college—and even then my mom questioned whether or… READ MORE »


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This old-school public service announcement for venereal disease is seriously soulful and, er, funky. [BuzzFeed] … READ MORE »


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For some reason, people in Ohio are offended by a billboard that says “Breast Milk Satisfies” and shows a cute baby with milk — you know, breast milk! — dribbling out of his mouth. [Cleveland Leader]
Another day, another sketchy “plastic surgery” incident: cops in Venezuela arrested two beauticians who pretended to be doctors… READ MORE »