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Miner Asks Long-Term GF For Hand In Marriage

What influences a man’s decision to ask for a woman’s hand in marriage? If you’re Chilean miner Esteban Rojas, it’s being trapped in a mine for more than a month. Yesterday, Esteban, who’s been stuck in a mine shaft for more than a month along with 32 others, sent a letter up asking his girlfriend of 25 years, Jessica Ganiez, to finally marry him. Said Ganiez, “I have tried to hint at it many times, but it never happened. He always said getting married is a once in a lifetime thing and he would ask me when the time is best. Obviously, what has happened has made him do it.”

But men trapped in mines aren’t the only ones who wait an extremely long time to get hitched … Keep reading »

Dictionaries Going The Way Of The Dinosaurs: Oxford Says No More Print Editions

Thanks in part to the ubiquitousness of computers, kids no longer know how to write in cursive — and soon they will also probably stop using actual books. The Oxford English Dictionary announced this week that it will no longer be publishing a print edition and will only be available online. Keep reading »

What Do We Think Of Hot Men Undressing To Sell Maxi Pads?

We ladies don’t get too much eye candy in TV commercials. The advertising motto “sex sells” seems only to apply to fake breasts selling body spray and beer. But all that is changed by Stayfree’s new series of YouTube commercials, “A Date With …” Three hunks who take off their shirts, three dream dates, three … commercials for maxi pads?

“A Date With Brad” is above and you can check out “A Date With Trevor” and “A Date With Ryan” after the jump. Keep reading »

Hipster Dinosaurs Are The New Hipster Cats

Look, we knew Hipster Dinosaurs before they were famous — and we gotta say, they were better before. Now, Molly Lewis’s amaze coloring book hipster dinosaurs, well, they just aren’t as cool as they used to be since they sold out. But whatevs, I mean, I hope they at least got a good record deal. And at least they’re cooler than those Hipster Cats. We are soooooo over them. [Molly Lewis] Keep reading »

Serbians Chow Down On Kangaroo Testicles At A Testicle Festival

As professional greedy food monster, there isn’t much in the world that I won’t eat. I make s’mores with a lighter on my couch and consume whole blocks of cheese in one sitting. But I am not down with testicles. They are a punch line and a tool in baby-making—not a source of food. The patrons at the 7th annual World Testicle Cooking Championship in Serbia might disagree with me. Keep reading »

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