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Bored at work? Interested in watching a cat dance crazy? Want to construct a virtual you that dances around like a maniac? Look no further than TheUglyDance.com, an interactive site created by Swedish band Fulkultur that enables you to paste your head or the head of your choice onto a suit-wearing body to make it… READ MORE »


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Meryl Streep has pledged $1 million towards the creation of a Women’s History Museum in Washington, D.C. The Senate is expected to vote on a bill about the museum’s creation and about allocating a place for the institution near the National Mall. The bill doesn’t ask the government to pony up any of the… READ MORE »


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Tomorrow the United States will execute Teresa Lewis, 41, the first woman to be put to death in the last five years, by lethal injection. In 2002, Lewis left the door of her Danville, Virginia, home unlocked so her lover, Matthew Shallenberger, and his companion, Rodney Fuller, could murder her husband and 25-year-old stepson with… READ MORE »


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This week some inspired bloggers are taking on a new challenge: a week without makeup, initiated by writer Rachel White of the blog Rabbit Write. Says White: “It’s not about taking a week off because make-up is somehow bad or because not wearing it is better. It’s that by taking a week off, I should… READ MORE »


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All Plainfield, Indiana’s Trisha Elhossainy wanted to do was drive customers to her store, Trisha’s Treasures. Since, as everyone knows, sex sells, Trisha decided to hang some decidedly sexy blankets in her store windows. One blanket features a trio of blonds seen from behind: they’re wearing pink bikinis and the bottoms are thongs. But folks… READ MORE »


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If there’s one person you don’t want to mess with, it’s an irate college journalism student. All Long Island University journalism student Chelsea Isaacs wanted was a comment from Apple’s media relations department for a paper she was writing. Isaacs, a college senior, was assigned a story on the use of iPads in academic settings… READ MORE »


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Ariana Iacono, a 14-year-old girl from North Carolina, is a member of the Church of Body Modification (as is her mother). While the Church of Body Modification doesn’t worship a God, its members adhere to a type of religion which involves tattooing or body piercings as a method of experiencing spirituality. While only 2 years… READ MORE »


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In a “creative” new advertising campaign — really, they used the word “creative” — Kentucky Fried Chicken is giving college girls $500 bucks to walk around campus wearing sweat pants that promote their Double Down sandwich across the ass. It’s a bun-less sandwich and the co-ed girls have the words “double down” across their … READ MORE »


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A University of Florida professor was fired for saying Latina women dress sluttier than American women during a lecture on sexual harassment, apparently in reference to the sports reporter Ines Sainz. Timothy Taylor has filed a grievance complaint alleging his academic freedom has been stifled. UF is having none of it, considering Taylor was suspended… READ MORE »


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When did conservative female political candidates who make bombastic statements become so chic? First there was Sarah Palin, then Michele Bachmann, and now Tea Party candidate Christine O’Donnell is the toast of Delaware’s Senate race. For the love of vaginas, Victoria Woodhull, Shirley Chisholm and Geraldine Ferraro did not smash through the glass ceiling so… READ MORE »


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Live in the middle of the county and think you’re missing out? According to a new survey from Men’s Health, the Midwest is best at having sex. The survey ranked Indianapolis, IN; Columbus, OH; Fort Wayne, IN; Cincinnati, OH; and Salt Lake City, UT as the most sexually satisfied cities in the country based on… READ MORE »


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Lately, I’ve been having a lot of strange dreams. Take these three for example:

1. I’m dispatched to an insane asylum where I sing for money.

2. The city is flooding, and I can’t escape.

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