Tweet Beat: It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s … The First Twitter From Space

When Neil Armstrong landed on the moon, it was a big deal. Now that we rocket astronauts through the ether all the time, it takes more than a launch for NASA to make headlines. Enter Mike Massimino—the Armstrong of the digital age. Massimino sent the first tweet from space yesterday at 4:30 p.m. Check it out after the jump.

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Eight Things Straight Men Can Learn From Gay Porn

I’ve tried to get my boyfriends to watch guy-on-guy porn with me. Yhey’re game to watch pseudo-lesbians paw each other, but they draw the line at man love. But there’s a lot a guy could learn about sex by watching two dudes go at it. So, I’ve decided to give guys the cheat sheet on what they could learn from gay porn. Keep reading »

Battle Of The Lady Blogs: Double X Jumps On Jezebel

In “The Trouble With Jezebel” on Double X, Linda Hirshman takes Jezebel to task for what she considers to be a cavalier and snarky attitude on serious subjects like rape and STDs. Then, she asks, “What can Jezebel tell us about the state of young women’s lives?”

Can we please stop talking about Jezebel already? Is there’s really some big conclusion to make about “women’s lives”? The last time I checked, lots of women were blogging about their experiences and their opinions — Feministing, Nerve, Your Tango, Divine Caroline, Bust, Rachel Kramer Bussel, Heather Armstrong, Twanna Hines, and yes, this site. Keep reading »

Gallery: Spencer Pratt Spits Rhymes. Other Celebs Who Get A Bad Rap.

Quick Pic: Has Marc Jacobs Found A New Muse?

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Finally, Something Hipster Beards Are Good For

[Author's Note: This DailyCandy story was an April Fool's joke, which I fell for. Dammit!]

Finally, something hipster beards are good for: the five o’clock shadow exfoliation.

August Duben, owner and aesthetician at Spa Opilovat in Williamsburg, Brooklyn charges $125 for an exfoliating treatment in which he rubs his beard against a client’s skin. The catch is that August only performs this service on Mondays and Thursdays, when his stubble is at its stubbliest.

If some dude rubbing his chin against you for a Benjamin sounds dodgy, there’s always the $36 Bliss Lemon + Sage Body Scrub. After a couple beers, you could definitely get a hipster to rub his beard on you for free. [DailyCandy] Keep reading »

Star Couplings: Megan Fox Wants A Girlfriend

  • Megan Fox said she’s comfortable with her bisexuality and could see herself in a relationship with a woman. “Olivia Wilde is so sexy she makes me want to strangle a mountain ox with my bare hands,” she said. [TMZ]
  • Kate Gosselin admits that she and Jon have been struggling in their marriage for months. “I don’t know that we’re in the same place anymore, that we want the same thing,” she told People. [People]
  • Harrison Ford has confirmed that he did propose to longtime girlfriend Calista Flockhart. [OK! Magazine]
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    The Female “Happy Ending” Massage

    Chances are you’ve heard the story: an unmarked door leads to a dimly-lit massage parlor where women with strong hands and tolerant smiles await a train of libidinous male patrons. The “happy ending” tale is all too common, a mixture of truth and urban legend that captivates male imaginations even in an age of casual sex and unlimited Internet porn. Keep reading »

    Quick Pic: Mommy, I’m Scared

    Marilyn Manson goes out for sushi in Hollywood. Sushi and absinthe? Sushi and blood? Sushi and young impressionable starlets? [Los Angeles, 5/12/09] Keep reading »

    Woman Hides Her Mom’s Dead Body To Collect Pension Checks. Plus, Other Money-Hungry Peeps.

    Yeah, money is tight these days. But some people are going to crazytown lengths to score some moolah. After the jump, the deets on a woman who faked her (and her son’s) kidnapping to get ransom money, a postal worker who stole and sold $20K worth of stamps, and a woman who kept her dead mom’s body in a spare bedroom for six years to collect the pension checks. Ever heard of getting a second job? Keep reading »

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