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Is it just me, or is there a funny kind of disconnect between what’s happening in this video and the subtitles for it? Sure, it sounds cute: a mother otter teaches her baby otters how to swim. Adorables! But when you watch the video, the otter mother drags her reluctant otter pups into… READ MORE »


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I know you woke up this morning and thought to yourself, “What new thing about the world will I discover today?” Well, I’ve got something for ya. It has been brought to my attention that turtles are actually quite fond of shoes and their owners are quite fond of taking videos of said fondness… READ MORE »


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Healthy foods, like reality show stars, tend to be both high-maintenance and tasteless. As lazy and spoiled people, we try to find any shortcuts we can to eating healthy without having to prepare fresh food or eat tofu.

Unfortunately, as we all learned from watching children’s cartoons, taking shortcuts can lead to a hilarious… READ MORE »


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I’ve had my MySpace account hijacked by some spammer who proceeded to flood my friends’ inboxes with soft corn porn ads. Evil! But you know who I would never expect to hijack one of my accounts—my mom. That is not the case for 17-year-old Lane Hill. He had been living with his grandparents for five… READ MORE »


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Marquette Univeristy in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, appointed Jodi O’Brien, a sociologist and an open lesbian, as dean of the school in April, but then rescinded the offer in early May. The school told her some of her published writings on sex and same-sex marriage were at odds with the school’s Jesuit teachings. [ABCNews.com]
The World Health… READ MORE »


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We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say? You crack us up! Each week we’re going to shout out to our smart, sexy, and incisive readers, who aren’t afraid to talk smack on the internet. And you can get in on the action too. Tell usREAD MORE »


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Advertising blog Copyranter is unimpressed with this rape awareness ad, which one of their readers snapped a pic of in a bar bathroom. The ad pictures a woman wearing panties with a stop sign on them and the text reads, “Have sex with someone who hasn’t said yes to it and the next place you… READ MORE »


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When a journalist does a profile piece about a subject, sometimes they end up looking good and other times, well, not so much. Apparently, M.I.A. thinks all reporters have to be nice to her. She proved today that if she isn’t pleased with the story, she’ll retaliate in a ridiculously childish way. Upset by a… READ MORE »


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Happy Pre-Memorial Day Friday! I’m stoked to get some sun and sleep this holiday weekend (we’ll be blogging on Monday, but on a more weekend-y schedule), but not as stoked as this baby. Watch Jonathan, who is eight months old, react to hearing his mom’s voice after having his cochlear implant turned on. So… READ MORE »


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Howard University has admitted it lost the Oscar won by Hattie McDaniel for the 1939 film “Gone With The Wind.” Upon her death in 1952, McDaniel, who was the first black woman to win an Academy Award, bequeathed her statue to the HU drama department. [Essence]
Effective today, Indonesia’s conservative Islamic Aceh province has banned… READ MORE »


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Quick everyone—let’s blame the internet! A report published recently by the Mental Heath Foundation found that nearly 60 percent of people in the U.K. between the ages of 18 and 24 admit to feeling lonely “sometimes” or “often,” while the same applies for only 35 percent of folks over the age of 55. I guess… READ MORE »


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Caller: Dr. Williams, how the heck are you? My wife just came in and made me lunch after she was mowing the yard.
Walter E. Williams: “Good, good. You have her under control.”
Caller: “Absolutely, absolutely.”
Williams: “I guess you’ve learned a lot from me.”
Caller: “I’ve been listening to you for a long… READ MORE »


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