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Luann Haley, a single mother and bill collector, is seriously regretting opening her mouth last night. Haley tried to hit on President Obama in Buffalo, saying, “You’re a hottie with a smokin’ little body.” Oh my. That’s really, really embarrassing. Luann claims she was “just trying to be funny.” We hope she learned her lesson. READ MORE »


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Here’s another one for “Sick, Sad World.” A 21-year-old woman in Georgia, Jessica Bruce, was clocked doing 85 mph in a 65 mph zone on Wednesday night. A police vehicle turned on its lights, but Jessica refused to pull over, starting a high speed chase. The chase ended with her hitting a car, spinning into… READ MORE »


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For an electronic device named after feminine hygiene products, the iPad isn’t loving the lady parts. Because of Steve Jobs’ desire for “moral responsibility,” pornographic content is blocked from the iPad. The device has a stringent anti-nipple policy and this extends to art photography. In order to publish on the iPad, magazines like Dazed &READ MORE »


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A new study suggests that one in four women feels ambivalent about getting pregnant, essentially saying they could take or leave having kids. [Baby Chums]
Which may explain why women are waiting longer to have children and are more likely than ever to have them without being married. [Baby Chums]
Blogger Lena Chen discusses the… READ MORE »


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In an article that jumps to conclusions more than any I have seen recently, Bloomberg News is reporting that the glass ceiling has been shattered. The proof? The top 16 female CEOs are raking in salaries that average out to be 43 percent higher than the male CEOs. Also, female CEOs got a 19 percent… READ MORE »


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“Tonight, on ‘Sick, Sad World,’ nuns busted in a convent drug ring.” Yes, this actually happened in real life. For the past three years, the Italian police had been keeping their eye on a convent in North Italy which had a South American caretaker. Evidently, the caretaker had teamed up with the ‘Ndrangheta crime syndicate… READ MORE »


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A barbed tampon-like device is meant to prevent rape by causing “great discomfort” when an attacker tries to penetrate a victim. [TrèsSugar]
This video slideshow pays homage to the love scenes of “Lost.” [BuzzSugar]
Wow, this woman really hates Carrie Bradshaw. [The Gloss] … READ MORE »


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Appearing on “Larry King Live,” former First Lady Laura Bush — who is promoting her memoir — confirmed that she is both pro-choice and pro-gay marriage. Awesome!
Is “Emma the Amish Model,” who appeared on “Howard Stern” this week, captivated the internet simply because of her extreme “good girl gone bad” story? [Broadsheet]
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This U by Kotex commercial for tampons really enlightened me as to the fine art of tampon insertion. I mean, before watching this, I had no idea that putting a tampon in was tantamount to entering a fantastical otherworld where weirdo music throbs as you wander about this “Avatar”-esque landscape fondling digital fronds… READ MORE »


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For the last few weeks, I’ve been following the trial of Tonya Craft, the kindergarten teacher accused of molesting three young girls (one of whom is her daughter). Craft maintained her innocence the entire time, taking the stand in her own defense, and yesterday she was acquitted of all the charges. While obviously relieved with… READ MORE »


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Fact #1: I am a woman. I have boobs, ovaries, fallopian tubes and, well, a place down under. I have had the joy (yes, that’s sarcasm) of a regular period since high school. Fact #2: I’ve never had sex. I graduated from college last week, but I’ve still never been in a relationship that’s gotten… READ MORE »


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Lux Alptraum has written an intriguing piece for Jezebel, “The HPV Vaccine’s Misguided Scare Tactics.” Alptraum argues that Merck, which manufactures Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, uses scare tactics in its commercials to push women to get the HPV vaccine, thereby driving more money into Merck’s deep pockets. One commercial features an animated woman going to… READ MORE »


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