Drop The Dough! Nestle Tollhouse Cookie Dough Contains Deadly E. Coli Strain!

Put down the cookie dough! Last week, Nestlé recalled 30,000 cases of their delicious refrigerated cookie dough when the Food and Drug Administration linked dozens of E. coli cases to the product. Yesterday, the sad news was confirmed—the Nestlé Toll House cookie dough contains E. coli 0157, a potentially deadly strain of the evil poop-inducing bacteria. Here are the details on this freaky food poisoning scare, since apparently women are the biggest target. And by biggest target, I mean we’re the ones getting crabby cause no one loves us and are thus rewarding ourselves with cookie dough? (Sad face.) Keep reading »

Scientific Study: Do You Have What Men Want?

Let’s get science-y. I read this study today about how women can be attracted to a number of different things, physically. (I am assuming this study was done in the US or some western European country). Men, on the other hand, are attracted to mainly the same things and no, the answer is not “vagina” as my boyfriend so helpfully put it when I asked him if he knew what physical characteristics all men liked.

The overall message was that men like women who are thin and seductive. On a related note, there should literally be a book of obvious studies done. Do you know how many come out each year? You’ll see headlines like “Swallowing more than one magnet extremely dangerous” and “It’s confusing to drive in Germany.” Yes, we know this. My problem with this current study is threefold. I am pretty sure that’s a word. Continue reading…
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Cheetos, Cats, & Other Items Used As Weapons

How exactly can Cheetos be used as a weapon? It’s not 100% clear from the police report, but evidently Chester’s delicious cheese doodles somehow figured into a domestic assault when a verbal fight turned really bad between a Tennessee couple. I think I would believe this story a little more if it were between two young siblings, but the fact that the couple are both in their 40s makes this somewhat bizarre. While the account sounds absurd, in the grand scheme of crazy, this is just another example to add to the list. After the jump, some of my favorite items turned into weapons during fights. Keep reading »

Woman Allegedly Punched By NYC Cop

A NYC cop allegedly punched a woman, grabbed her breasts and told her he was going to “treat her like a woman.”

Chrissie Brodigan, 32, tells Gothamist she exited a NYC subway with her pet pug, who was throwing up, when a cop tried to issue her a ticket for not carrying the dog inside a container. She became upset when the cop allegedly said, “If you’re going to act like a woman, I’m going to treat you like a woman.” Brodigan says the officer punched her in the back, leaving her bruised, as well as grabbed her breasts and pinched them. (This photo, pulled from Gothamist, shows her alleged bruises.) Keep reading »

Get Hot Goods (In More Than One Way) For Cheap!

Screw eBay, this morning on the “The Today Show” we learned of an auction site way better (and cheaper) than Meg Whitman’s site. Retired Detective Tom Lane came up with a website to sell off all of the stolen goods police stations seize, calling it PropertyRoom.com. Profits are split with the individual precincts that hand over the goods—and all of the merch has been exhaustively advertised for it’s real owner(s) before being put up for grabs. (And don’t worry, if you recognize an item that’s yours on the website, they’ll get it back to you when you prove it’s yours.) Want a mack truck? How about a diamond engagement ring? Or clothes and bags and bikes? [The Today Show] Keep reading »

Shooting For Sperm

In “you are nastier than sin” news, word is that some woman is selling the semen of pro athletes to (desperate) women who yearn to have a baby by a baller. Or better yet collect child support from one. It seems she’s collected the sperm of a dozen athletes and is ready to sell off her collection to the highest bidder. Continue reading Keep reading »

Gallery: MANriah And Other Singers Who Like To Cross-Dress

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If you were walking past the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan yesterday and happened to see a scruffy looking man in a track suit with oddly feminine features rocking a pointed goatee worthy of Billy Mays, then you just saw Mariah Carey. Yup, the diva shed her skintight dresses and skyscraper stilettos for bushy eyebrows and a grey hoodie while shooting her new music video for the song “Obsessed.” The singer crossed gender lines to play the Eminem-esque male role herself. But don’t worry. Most of the video features Mariah in her usual R&B glamness. [Daily Mail]

MANriah is not the only diva to cross-dress in a music video. Check out these other singers who flipped genders while rocking out.

Quick Pic: How Many Hail Marys Will This Ad Agency Be Saying?

The British Advertising Standards Authority banned this Federici ice cream ad after readers complained about the nun’s “seductive pose.” Yeah, we don’t like thinking about what she was going to do with that spoon, either. Keep reading »

Album Drop: New Releases From Moby, Jeremih, Rob Thomas, and Wilco

It’s new release Tuesday, so it’s time to take the latest tunes for a spin. This week’s big releases are from electronic madman, Moby, Midwestern guitar slingers, Wilco, sensitive man goin’ at it solo, Rob Thomas, and “Birthday Sex” boytoy, Jeremih. Yes, it’s an all male line-up. You’ll beg to put it in your… iTunes. Keep reading »

Five Love Lessons From “Gone With The Wind”

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the publishing of Margaret Mitchell’s epic Civil War novel, Gone With The Wind. I’ve read the book 20 times (that’s 20,960 pages in total, y’all!), watched the movie at least a dozen times, and have gleaned numerous lessons, particularly about relationships, with the turn of every page. I’ll share, after the jump… Keep reading »

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