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There is a dangerous outbreak on the loose. Lucky for us, it only affects musicians. A rash of bands and performers have been canceling dates or entire tours for a variety of reasons, with scheduled dates in the U.S. suffering the most terminations. U2 has called off the North American leg of their tour to… READ MORE »


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Crumb, a custom cupcake shop in Raleigh, North Carolina, has interesting ideas about customer service. A Crumb customer named Diana complained over email to co-owner Carrie Nickerson about chocolate ganache sold under the tagline “So Good It Makes Fat People Cry,” and Nickerson wrote back to Diana, “We offend everybody equally. You are the one… READ MORE »


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No, not that Fergie—I’m talking about the the Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson. Yesterday, she sat down on the Big O’s couch to talk about her recent scandal. You know, the one where she tried to sell access to her ex, Prince Andrew, to an undercover reporter (posing as a business man) for big… READ MORE »


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Remember John Mark Karr? He was the creepy teacher who confessed to killing JonBenet Ramsey, but when police began investigating they determined he could not have been at the crime scene. Well, apparently after that, a former student of his—Samantha Speigel, now 19—contacted him online and the two became friends. Then more. They eventually… READ MORE »


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In the San Fernando Valley, a male porn star who faced losing his job and being evicted went on a workplace rampage last night, stabbing three coworkers, killing one. Stephen Hill, 30, of Canoga Park, who fled the scene and is still at large, was living and working at Ultima DVD Inc., a Van Nuys… READ MORE »


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Ooh, la-la! If I ever end up in the pokey, I hope it’s in Cleveland County. There, Oklahoma inmates have been required to wear pink top and yellow striped bottoms prison garb for the last 16 months. The orange jumpsuit of yesterday is so passé. Still, the new pastels must be a bit embarrassing to… READ MORE »


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I wish America would show stuff like this on television: the Welsh government in the U.K. has released a PSA about sexual harassment. It outlines all the ways dudes think they’re being really suave when they’re actually being totally douchey. I really like that the message isn’t just a blanket “sexual harassment is… READ MORE »


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Besides the sometimes annoying biological tricks, here are five things you didn’t know your uterus could do that might make you love it. [BlissTree]
Eva Longoria Parker is looking as fabulous as ever, but hubby Tony Parker is slacking on the fashion front. [Starpulse.com]
Princess Diana might have been murdered because she was going to… READ MORE »


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Russian scientists have banned women from a mock mission to Mars. They don’t want the women to create “sexual tension” during the 18 months they are locked in a capsule. Because, you know, an all-male group won’t have any sexual tension at all. [Daily Mail UK]
Constance McMillen, the lesbian Mississippi high schooler who sued… READ MORE »


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Back when my boyfriend and I both had long hair, we occasionally got asked if we were brother and sister. As you might imagine, it was awkward, especially when we defined our relationship for the asker. Well, this discomfort is mild compared to a Irish couple’s recent revelation that gives the grandmother and grandson havingREAD MORE »


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Once upon a time, Sarah Palin was just a pit bull in lipstick. But speaking on May 14 to a PAC that finances anti-abortion female congressional candidates, Palin not only called herself “feminist” but praised the “emerging, conservative feminist identity” and the “pro-woman sisterhood.” (Never one to miss an opportunity to inject ferocious animals into… READ MORE »


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It was the kiss that just kept going and going, but despite the heat displayed between them in 2000, Al and Tipper Gore did not last. The couple announced their split today, after 40 years of marriage, and described the separation as “mutual.” Maybe Al got sick of having to listen to NWA on his… READ MORE »


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