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Riddle me this: are the people who design video games all messed up and demented? A new video game called “Hey Baby” lets a female avatar run around with a gun, shooting men who sexually harass her with the usual obnoxious crap, like “You know you want it!” and “I love you!” When… READ MORE »


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The BP oil spill is now considered the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. The gush has produced an oil slick that covers about 2,500 square miles of ocean in the Gulf of Mexico. Countless people, plants and animals have been affected. Even if you don’t live near the Gulf, this horrific disaster will… READ MORE »


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“U r right, I would never tax your tanning bed! Pres Obama’s tax/spend policy is quite The Situation. but I do rec wearing sunscreen.”—John McCain tweeting to Snooki, who complained multiple times during the MTV Movie Awards pre-show that Barack Obama had approved a tax on tanning beds. Who knew McCain A) watched “Jersey ShoreREAD MORE »


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Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina just won the Republication primary in California on Tuesday. Her first order of business? Cattily sniping about Senator Barbara Boxer’s hair when she didn’t realize her mic was on. While prepping for an on-camera interview, Fiorina said to a person off to her right, “A lot of us… READ MORE »


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Remember Debrahlee Lorenzana, who recently filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Citibank? A promotional video for Long Island Plastic Surgical Group featuring Lorenzana has now surfaced, in which she gets her second boob job and says she wants to be — and I quote — “tits on a stick.” … READ MORE »


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This was how Philadelphia Flyers hockey player Chris Pronger appeared in a poster from Tuesday’s print issue of The Chicago Tribune. He was Photoshopped to wear a woman’s skirt (or figure skating outfit?), with the caption “Chrissy Pronger: Looks like Tarzan, skates like Jane.”

I guess comparing a manly-man hockey dude to a… READ MORE »


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I’m having a really hard time wrapping my brain around the extent of the BP oil spill crisis. WTF is going on here?! Nothing can take away the absolute horror ravaging the Gulf, but these furry, lovable, political cats can at least try and make sense of it. [Dangerous Minds]
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A South African doctor is giving away 30,000 free “Rape-aXe” condoms for women in South Africa before the start of the World Cup soccer games. The “Rape-aXe” condom has tiny hooks on it which attach to an attacker’s penis and can only be removed by a doctor in a hospital, where he would be identified… READ MORE »


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Well, it certainly isn’t the White House, but this one-bedroom New York apartment might be the closest any of us get to shacking up with Barack Obama. The Upper West Side pad recently hit the market, boasting hard wood floors, office space, and a chance to inhabit a place where the President once paced. The… READ MORE »


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Two and a half years ago — wait, even longer than that! — I was hired to conceptualize and edit The Frisky and the first person I hired to join me in my blogging hen house was Catherine Strawn. I had met Catherine only a month or so before, while temping in the research department… READ MORE »


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I don’t know what kind of birds these are, but, dang, they’re cute. [Digg] … READ MORE »


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The Japan Pom Pom Squad was founded 15 years ago and now has an average age of 66. These seriously flexible old ladies are keeping their bodies in top condition with this sport. But their minds also get a work-out because they have to memorize all their routines. This isn’t at all what… READ MORE »


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