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Is it too early to start thinking about Valentine’s Day? Because, right now, I don’t have a valentine, and I saw this video of Mr. Unicorn Samurai, and watching him gallivant around in his thong, I wondered: Would this, could this unicorn man ever be mine? Is it too much for a girl… READ MORE »


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Yesterday, an estimated 4,000 to 5,000 people participated in the 9th annual No Pants Subway Ride in New York City, Washington, San Francisco, Seattle and even Mexico City, an event organized by Improv Everywhere, a group whose mission is to cause ”scenes of chaos and joy in public places.” In New York, participants met… READ MORE »


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What’s in a name? Plenty, at least if you care about race, socioeconomic status, and educational background. That’s according to Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, whose chapter in their best-selling Freakonomics, “Perfect Parenting, Part II; or: Would a Roshanda by Any Other Name Smell as Sweet?” examines the socioeconomic patterns of naming children… READ MORE »


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Jean Biden, mother of Vice President Joe Biden, passed away today at 92. [Boston.com]
Portugal passed a bill today to allow gay marriage, which the conservative president is unlikely to veto. So. Gay marriage in a predominantly Catholic country in Europe, but not California, … READ MORE »


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We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say? You crack us up! Each week we’re going to shout out our smart, sexy, and incisive readers, who aren’t afraid to talk smack on the internet. And you can get in on the action too. Tell us yourREAD MORE »


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No one can deny Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been a longtime, committed supporter of the rights of women and girls globally—especially the right for women to plan their pregnancies. Clinton spoke this afternoon at the International Conference on Population and Development on the 15th anniversary of its historic Cairo summit, when 179 governments… READ MORE »


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This is a very, very sad story. On Sunday, firefighters in Miami were called to put out a fire in a dumpster. When the flames were extinguished, they realized that what had been set on fire was a human body. Using dental records, they identified the body only yesterday as that of Paula Sladewski, a… READ MORE »


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The state of Nevada proved that they don’t discriminate. Officials have rubber stamped the Shady Lady Ranch, the first all-male bordello for female customers about 150 miles outside of Las Vegas. Yee-haw, cowgirls! But officials weren’t exactly kicking up their heels about the stud farm. Why? They’re concerned about the health risks for the young… READ MORE »


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Let’s be honest: It’s Friday afternoon and you’ve probably spent most of the day goofing off on Facebook. So you’ve probably noticed your girlfriends posting colors as status updates, like “Pink!” or “Black and white polka dots!” OK, random … I, for one, had no idea what was going on until I opened a message… READ MORE »


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Did you know that January is Cervical Health Awareness Month? Yeah, me neither. Luckily the folks at Some E-Cards are all up on it. Since HPV is the leading cause of cervical cancer, they’ve created a line of actually funny HPV-themed cards. Check them out here. … READ MORE »


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Many moons ago, I worked at a women’s magazine (the sadly defunct Jane) that did an annual naked issue. For a prank one year, my editor dared me to go into a conference room, take off my shirt and bra, and then call in another co-worker (a good friend of mine) for a meeting and… READ MORE »


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A 40-year-old man in the U.K. must have thought that the giant steel pipe he lodged his penis in on Tuesday was a vagina or some other warm orifice. Otherwise, how could we account for such a poor insertion decision? Actually, I’m not sure I want to know his reasoning. What we do know is… READ MORE »