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Although prostitution is legal in Amsterdam, working girls still have trouble getting banks to give them credit and loans. But officials working on “Project 1012″ are trying to change all that. Under this plan, peeps are talking to banks, trying to get them to cooperate with the ladies of the night. They’re hoping that, within… READ MORE »


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Eleven-year-old Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail starred in 2008’s Oscar-winner for Best Picture, but he did not live inside a home with an indoor toilet.

Yes, the young actor who played young Salim in “Slumdog Millionaire,” grew up actually in the dirty and chaotic Mumbai slums depicted in the film and saw his home bulldozedREAD MORE »


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In the popularity contest that is D.C. politics, Barack Obama bested John McCain back in November. But recent polls have shown that if Barack were stacked up against his wife, Michelle, in a Great Big High School Cafeteria, he’d be sweating it out at the dork table.

In a recent Harris poll, 68 percent… READ MORE »



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“Your daughter is going to die right now” were the words that jarred Mohamed Hossain from sleep yesterday in Phoenix. His daughter tried to hang herself after her boyfriend, whom she had been speaking with in a chat room via a webcam, told her he was moving out of the country. The webcam continued to… READ MORE »


Style

LA Times blogger Elizabeth Snead has a bone to pick with Maison Martin Margiela’s couturiers. She writes:”The oceans are dying, children are suffering around the world, the ozone is disappearing, and the polar ice caps are melting, and this is the best idea you can come with up for us to wear in a few… READ MORE »


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Surprise! An extra marital affair dating website (what?) in the UK found that cheaters do not have their priorities straight. The average cheater, cheater, pumpkin eater spends more than $450 per month on their infidelity. Meanwhile, they only put aside about $100 for retirement. Sheesh, getting it on behind your spouses’ back is expensive! A… READ MORE »


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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Tarte’s CelluFIGHT Anti-Cellulite Self-Tanner. This self-tanner is the Superwoman of all self-tanners. Not only does the super powered self-tanner create a shimmery golden tint all over your body, it simultaneously fights the super villain Dr. Cellulite. Tarte’s secret weapon: CelluFIGHT formulated from the not-so-creatively-titled skinTIGHT complex. Sadly for… READ MORE »


Celebs

“It should be banned for actors, as steroids are for sportsmen. Acting is all about expression; why would you want to iron out a frown?”– Rachel Weisz on botox in Harper’s Bazaar U.K. [DListed] — Nicole Kidman has yet to respond. … READ MORE »


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For the past 22 years, the U.S has banned HIV-positive visitors from entering our illustrious and diverse country. Other progressive lands with such rules: Iraq, Saudia Arabia, China, Libya, and the Sudan. But the government has finally lifted the ban and surprisingly, it was George W. Bush who signed the bill that put the repeal… READ MORE »


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Several tabloids this week did Michael Jackson tribute issues, which is to be expected. But there’s so much other trashy celebrity drama that we need to catch up on! We’ve practically forgotten all about Jon and whatsherface or Rihanna and so-and-so. I never thought I’d say this, but I kinda need more diverse hubbub in… READ MORE »


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I have no problem admitting that I believe the National Enquirer sometimes because the tabloid has a pretty impressive track record for getting things right, except when it comes to aliens. But when I read that Morgan Freeman was having an affair with his step-granddaughter, I thought the Enquirer was making something out of nothing,… READ MORE »