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I’ve been pretty fascinated by the New York Times’ series “Women at Arms,” about lady folk in the military. Yesterday’s front page story might have been the most interesting so far. It looks at the lives of women who’ve returned from serving in Iraq and Afghanistan and are now dealing with the debilitating effects of… READ MORE »


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Every now and then, a very random, fairly creepy ad on Craigslist strikes me as incredibly sweet. Take this guy—all he wants is a clean bathtub. And you’re right, fella, everyone does need relaxation. [The Luxury Spot] … READ MORE »


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Axe claims it can make women love you even if you’re dumb enough to smell like body spray you can buy at the drugstore. Yet poor, unsuspecting dudes spend their allowance hard-earned cash on the man deodorizer all across the world. And shockingly enough, Vaibhav Bedi, after seven years of shellacking himself in Lynx (the… READ MORE »


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We do it as greeting, to show our sexual attraction, or to demonstrate love, but how exactly did the kiss get its start? Scientists have previously argued that the kiss evolved as a way to judge fertility, health, and genes through saliva. However, British scientists from the University of Leeds and the University of Central… READ MORE »


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Rody Alvarado Peña, now 40, was 16 when she got married in her home country of Guatemala. Her husband severely beat her for more than 10 years—pistol-whipping her, using her head to smash windows, chasing her with a machete, dragging her down the street by her hair, and kicking her repeatedly in the stomach in… READ MORE »


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What had the cool girls muffling their laughter in the cubicle this week? These were the most popular stories of the week on The Frisky:

MONDAY: 21 Halloween Costumes That Will Not Get You Lad
TUESDAY: Shocking Celebrity Threesomes
WEDNESDAY: Die, Trend, Die! 10 Popular Fads We Want Killed
THURSDAY: Thirteen Tips For UsREAD MORE »


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Halloween means spooky, spooky ghosts are lurking, so check out what you see in the above video. [Urlesque] — Scary crying ghosts girl or figment of the collective imagination? … READ MORE »


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A sixth person has been arrested in the the gang rape of 15-year-old girl in California . Police say the rape occurred during a homecoming dance, allegedly while as many as 20 people watched. [ABC News]
A judge upheld a restraining order on a new law which would’ve required details about Oklahoma women who’ve had… READ MORE »


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Sad news, everyone: this may be Halloween weekend, but it’s also the weekend Daylight Saving Time ends and months of dreary cold and sunless days begin. Of course, the perky glass-half-full types are always quick to point out how we gain an extra hour when DST ends, like that somehow makes up for going to… READ MORE »


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It’s natural to want to get revenge on an ex after he breaks your heart. But please don’t get any ideas this holiday season from Tennessee man David Simmons. David didn’t send sprigs of mistletoe or burn his ex-girlfriend’s clothing under the tree or anything moderately psycho like that. He had a far more cheerful… READ MORE »


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Today, all the morning shows did their homages to Halloween, including “The Today Show,” where Al Roker and company got all “Star Wars” and mistakenly invited some unruly ewoks to the party. Are the ewoks drunk, sober? Children, midgets? Kidding, out of control? Whatever the heck went down, it made for some amusing TV. READ MORE »


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Tsk, tsk, Amish Online Dating, you had such promise as a prank. Mary Jo’s Sacred Amish Lingerie could have given us some chuckles, too. We were hoping for bashful lasses in bonnets, bearded men with hay bales and, of course, some adorably confused Amish folks struggling to work the dang computer. But we’ll just have… READ MORE »