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Yesterday we posted about Neda, the Iranian woman who was gunned down during protests in Tehran this weekend. Her brutal death was caught on camera and posted on YouTube, and many websites, including The Frisky, have posted it. She’s been deemed the “face” of the opposition movement in Iran, particularly representative of the women who… READ MORE »


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Remember that girl from last week who claimed she’d asked for three small stars tattoos on her face and woke up to find 56? Well, she’s a liar, liar, pants on fire! The real story is that Kimberly, 18, asked for all 56 tattoos and was awake for the whole procedure. But her dad was… READ MORE »


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A study by the research team from the Human Genome Centre at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, found that discarded human fallopian tubes obtained from hysterectomy and other gynecological procedures that met various other requirements could be the source of stem cells. “In addition to providing an additional potential source for regenerative medicine, these… READ MORE »


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Here is a vom-tastic way to spend a summer for you: Makeover Camp. After watching a 13-year-old girl make a very ladylike impression on guests at a reception she attended in Paris, concert pianist Wonny Song decided to start this camp, which is like finishing school condensed into two weeks. That’s right, you can send… READ MORE »


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Ten minutes until our next epically long episode begins! Will only one worthless bachelor be eliminated or will Jillian realize most of these guys are trolls? Most importantly, will Wes FINALLY go home? … READ MORE »


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Despite her life-threatening struggle with anal cancer, Farrah Fawcett has agreed to marry longtime love Ryan O’Neal. O’Neal says that during her brave battle with cancer, he has only fallen more deeply in love with Fawcett. [Pop Eater] – Aww.
Kate and Jon Gosselin have filed divorce papers in a Bucks County Courthouse in… READ MORE »


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Last Thursday, Lauren Conrad appeared on “The View” and single-handedly ruined what might be the best reality TV show ever. Just kidding! But she did admit that Spencer Pratt’s apology phone call to her was entirely faked—she wasn’t on the other end of that phone call at all and her reactions were spliced… READ MORE »


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Lipstick and leopard print aren’t feminists’ usual weapons of choice, but the founding editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan always thought differently.

As the original “fun, fearless female,” Helen Gurley Brown lived a topsy-turvy life as a pioneer for women in media—and in the bedroom. A recent biography of Brown, Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The LifeREAD MORE »


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The second movie in the Twilight Saga, “New Moon,” will be released Nov. 20, and it’s supposed to be bigger and better than “Twilight.” Since the first movie was such a huge success, companies are already coming up with product tie-ins related to Edward, Bella, and friends. DuWop, the makeup brand behind Lip Venom, will… READ MORE »


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President Nicholas Sarkozy stood before the French Parliament today and proposed a ban on burqas, garments that completely cover a woman and mask her face, in France. According to The New York Times, he stated: “We cannot accept in our country women imprisoned behind bars, cut off from social life, deprived of identity. That is… READ MORE »


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Tim Burton is one of my favorite directors. I know “The Nightmare Before Christmas” by heart and left the theater with goosebumps after seeing his twisted remake of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” Not to mention that I admire his constantly casting Johnny Depp! Which is why I could not contain my excitement upon seeing… READ MORE »


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Google is trying to make magic happen twice with the launch of the mytouchG3, their follow up to the insanely popular G1 mobile phone. Hundreds of personalized applications and seamless integration with the user’s Google mail accounts made the phone an instant hit. Google has expanded on these features with fresh apps like Google Search… READ MORE »