You may want to think twice about becoming an intern for the Clintons. We know what became of Monica Lewinsky, but apparently Hillary Clinton also had a notorious intern. The star of such porno hits as “White Bubble Butts #4″, Sammie Spades once dreamed of a career in politics. In the summer of 2006, she managed to land an internship in Hillary Clinton’s Buffalo office. I guess it didn’t go so well considering that Sammie went from sporting power suits to sporting lamé bikinis in just a few short years. So what happened? Sammie says she learned that “having sex on tape was the best way to pay the bills.” Words of wisdom if I ever heard them. Hillary must be kvelling. [TMZ]
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Over a million women cannot sue Walmart as a class in a class-action lawsuit for sexual discrimination, the Supreme Court ruled today. The the womens’ class-action lawsuit, the largest in history, comprised past and present Walmart employees who said they were systematically oppressed by the company, paid less and denied promotions at stores throughout the country. The New York Times reports the court felt the lawsuit was filed improperly regarding class action rules.
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Dogs know when we’re paying attention to them—and when we’re looking the other way, a study suggests. Pairs of experimenters carrying treats stood equidistant from a dog and called out to it. One of the pair had her back to the dog, while the other faced it—and every canine tested, whether a domestic pup, a shelter dog, or a wolf, headed to the person looking at it, The New York Times reports. Read more… Keep reading »
Dolphins are peaceful creatures, my ass. According to scientists, violence among young male dolphins is on the rise. A gang of bottleneck dolphins in the Pacific Ocean have been wreaking havoc on porpoises that invade their turf in the Monterey Bay. “Porpocide” by “dive-by” in that area is three times higher than it’s ever been. The bottlenecks surround their porpoise victim, ram it to death with their noses, and use the carcass for a game of catch. That’s hardcore. Why the senseless violence against the porpoise population, you ask? Simply put, the bottlenecks are sexually frustrated. What is our natural world coming to? [OC Weekly] Keep reading »