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Finally! A Hobo Bindle You Can Buy On Etsy For $59!

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 11, 2015

Just like the ones all the real hoboes buy, on Etsy, for $59. More »


Marital Rape Often Not Treated Like “Normal” Rape

By: Newser / June 11, 2015

“Marital privilege” sounds more pleasant than what it actually refers to: exemptions written into state laws that treat marital rape differently than the rape of someone other than the perpetrator’s spouse. And while RAINN notes that marital rape has technically been illegal in all 50 states and DC since 1993, these marital privilege clauses still… More »


A Glorious “Mean Girls” Cell Phone Game Is Coming To Take All Our Money

By: Claire Hannum / June 11, 2015

Who needs “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood” anyway? More »


How You May Be Able To Get Out Of Paying For College

By: Ask Men / June 11, 2015

If the tech and housing bubbles belonged to the previous generation, student loan debt may well be millennials’ financial hallmark. With college costs ballooning (while wages remain stagnant), millions of young Americans struggle under student loan debt sold to them on tenuous promises of a return on their investment. Now, the Department of Education i… More »


Reddit Bans “Fat People Hate” And Other Subreddits Accused Of Harassment

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 11, 2015

Reddit’s new anti-harassment policy aims to protect users from harassment and brigading. More »


Elizabeth Warren Gets Mansplained By JP Morgan CEO

By: Katrin Higher / June 11, 2015

Even Elizabeth Warren, one of the smartest people in the country and former Harvard bankruptcy law professor, creator of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and now Senator of the United States, is not even immune to the epidemic that is the mansplaination.

The big headed gentleman who decided to teach Warren about banking… More »


Christian Couple Will Totally Divorce If Gay Marriage Becomes Legal

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 11, 2015

Is that like, a threat? More »


Katana Women Are Japan’s Big New Trend

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 10, 2015

An online game is creating demand for samurai swords; in other news, the Occupy movement’s populist legacy is becoming increasingly clear. More »


Ruby Ridge: How Would Today’s Right-Wing Pundits Respond?

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 10, 2015

Randy Weaver and his family broke the law and disobeyed law officers. Did they deserve what they got? More »


No, Online Media Isn’t Ruining Academia

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 10, 2015

If professors are afraid of their students, they should look to their employers for help instead of blaming writers. More »


Hillary Clinton Is Now On Instagram!

By: Claire Hannum / June 10, 2015

Learning to speak Millennial, one day at a time. More »


The Duggars Are Being Investigated By The Department Of Human Services

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 10, 2015

A 911 transcript reveals that a DHS official called police after the Duggars were uncooperative during a visit. More »


Idaho GOPers Want Schools To Use The Bible As A Biology Textbook

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 9, 2015

And, naturally, every other kind of textbook. More »


White Anchor Fired For Using The N-Word Sues For Racial Discrimination

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 9, 2015

He’s mostly worried that his daughters will think he’s a racist if they look him up on the internet. More »


Kickass Woman Of The Day: 99-Year-Old Doreetha Daniels Just Got Her College Degree

By: Claire Hannum / June 9, 2015

“Don’t want it. Do it.”… More »


Texas Finally Realizes The Difference Between Braiding And Cutting Hair

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 9, 2015

Texas braiders no longer have to be licensed for a totally different profession, and in other news, three of Pam Grier’s seminal films are being released on Blu-Ray today. More »


YouCam: A Great New Makeup App For Either Pretty Or Ugly Selfies

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 9, 2015

It’s effective at making you look both more AND less presentable. Pick your poison! More »


Billy Graham’s Son To Boycott Wells Fargo, Because Lesbians

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 9, 2015

Franklin Graham calls for boycott of LGBT-friendly companies. More »


Look At This Asshole: Man Spits on Valet Outside The Stinking Rose, Then Hits Him With His Car

By: Megan Reynolds / June 9, 2015

The Beverly Hills police are searching for a rich jerk who spit on a valet driver, then hit him with his car and drove away, after being unable to pay the man for his services. This incident happened outside of the garlic-intensive chain restaurant,  The Stinking Rose, which is known for aggressively mediocre food and… More »


Corgi Knows Struggle, Has Legs Too Short To Reach His Ball

By: Claire Hannum / June 9, 2015

On the inside, we are all stubby-legged corgis, our dreams just barely out of reach. More »


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