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When I was growing up I had a friend who was as aloof as she was glamorous. She had a way of holding the cutest and most charming boys in her thrall and all the girls wanted her to like them. Whenever she had problems with her romances, her schoolwork, her friends or her family,… READ MORE »


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Ugh, this story is so awful. Fifteen-year-old Tylar Witt pleaded guilty to murdering her own mother. Tylar was furious after her mother read her diary and reported her 19-year-old boyfriend, Steven Colver, to authorities for statutory rape. Later that evening, her mother was drugged and then stabbed several times in her sleep. Tylar and Steven… READ MORE »


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Harry Tap had a little problem with his wife, who was always bugging him to do things around the house, like re-shoe the horses and get water from the well or whatever. So he came up with a batcrackers invention to keep his wife in check: A “Wife Taming” box. Part coffin, part cradle, this… READ MORE »


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Boing Boing posted this hilarious roundup of commercials for Panda cheese in which a very quarrelsome yet totally silent panda bear demonstrates what will happen to you if you don’t eat Panda cheese. Even though he seems like a real handful, I would like to have this panda around. He seems like he’d… READ MORE »


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Back in 1938, women weren’t allowed to contribute in the creative process to bring Disney cartoons to the big screen. Check out the rejection letter one woman received when she applied for the company’s trained school, in which she was told she was only eligible to be a tracer. [BuzzFeed]
A food writer wonders why… READ MORE »


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Go on girls — women under 30 have made great gains on their male counterparts in the workplace. Single working women under 30 now make eight percent more than their comparably aged male counterparts — and as much as 21 percent more in some cities.

According to an analysis of Census data by… READ MORE »


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A Pennsylvania inmate, D.J. Goodson, is suing the Kardashian sisters for extreme emotional distress after being forced to watch “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” and “Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami” while incarcerated. Clearly, the idea of a genius Corrections Officer. … READ MORE »


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The whole time I was watching this video of beautiful, blond contortionist Zlata, I couldn’t stop yelling, “Zlata, no! No! Stop it, Zlata! Stop!” Yet I did not turn it off. The secret to Zlata’s extraordinary flexibility? Her ligaments are like that of a baby’s, which have not hardened, and thus her full range… READ MORE »


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Feminism has had a busy couple of decades. We’re not talking about how the women’s lib movement and the related equal rights movement have transformed the lives of women. Oh no: We’re talking about the dusty path of destruction and ruin that feminism has generated in its single-minded mission to radicalize ladies.

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I’d like to extend a shout-out to Matt Daley and Bobby Canciello, two college dudes who set out to raise awareness for LGBTQ equal rights by breaking the Guinness World Record for the “longest continuous kiss.” After a 33-hour kissing sesh, they walked away with some tired lips and a world record. They both have… READ MORE »


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Yes, pop stars can be political. In this video from Lady Gaga, she calls on John McCain and the rest of the Senate to repeal the 1993 “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, which prohibits openly gay people from serving in the military. The law gets put to a vote tomorrow, and Gaga is urging her… READ MORE »


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Craig Grant just wanted to give his cat Pepper his own space. So he created a small cat-sized town, populated with mini-buildings and streets for Pepper and the hundreds of other cats Grant has saved to live. Now Grant’s cat sanctuary, Caboodle Ranch, houses more than 600 fancy felines, who are supported by Grant’s love… READ MORE »


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