Posts tagged "partner post"

University Of Central Florida Suspends Frat Over Rape Rant

An incident report from the University of Central Florida says the school has suspended a fraternity after a recording surfaced of at least one member chanting offensive statements about rape, per the Orlando Sentinel. “There’s a brother yelling obscenities, like ‘Let’s rape some [expletives], rape some sluts’ and then yelling, ‘Rape’ over and over again,&#8221…

Newser / August 17, 2015

Parents Sue After Doctors Decide Their Child Is A Girl

Pam and Mark Crawford of Greenville, SC, adopted MC when he was just 20 months old and then considered female. Born with “true hermaphroditism” or both male and female anatomy—including a penis, vagina, testicle, and ovarian tissue—doctors had performed surgery to remove MC’s male anatomy two months before the Crawfords took him home. The surgery…

Newser / August 13, 2015

40 Interns Sue Olsen Twins, Claim Long Hours, No Pay

Performing menial tasks around the clock for no pay is the main complaint in a class-action lawsuit brought by 40 current and past interns at Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s company, USA Today reports—a working environment in which interns were forced to, as Gothamist frames it, “suffer numerous ‘The Devil Wears Prada’-caliber indignities.” Among those indignitie…

Newser / August 12, 2015

This Girl Had Her Senior Pictures Done At Taco Bell & The Results Are Amazing

Ah yes, high school senior portraits. We remember them like they were just yesterday…awkward poses with our hands uncomfortably folded over our laps, sitting in a freshly mowed lawn. What a time to be alive.
Brittany Nicole Creech of St. Louis, however, was not about to go the traditional way for her senior photos. According…

College Candy / August 11, 2015

Miley Cyrus: “I’m Not Sure How Titties Are Worse Than Guns”

Miley Cyrus sure knows how to grab our attention. With her MTV Video Music Awards hosting gig coming up on Aug. 30, she sat down with Marie Claire and let the words rip:
On the “Bad Blood” video by Taylor Swift: “I don’t get the violence revenge thing. That’s supposed to be a good example?

Newser / August 10, 2015

Cops Say Ritualistic Murder May Be Tied To Blue Moon

An elderly woman and her two sons have been found dead at their home in Pensacola, Fla., the apparent victims of what police are calling a ritualistic murder that coincided with last week’s blue moon (ie the second full moon in July). Voncile Smith, 77, Richard Thomas Smith, 49, and John William Smith, 47, were…

Newser / August 5, 2015

What Are Hump Nails & Why Are They A Thing?

I am shocked and I am horrified. I have no words for what I have just accosted my eyes with. Hump nails, also called bubble nails, are created by layering acrylic paint on top of the nail until it creates a dome shape. The tip of the nail is kept either short (called a bubble)…

College Candy / August 4, 2015

US Huntress Poses With Her Kills

A huntress from Idaho has added her two cents to recent stories about Americans accused of hunting illegally in Africa—and attracted her share of outrage in return, the Telegraph reports. On July 25, Sabrina Corgatelli responded to the story of Cecil the lion’s death by posting photos on Facebook of her alongside her kills with…

Newser / August 3, 2015

Donald Trump To Breastfeeding Lawyer: “You’re Disgusting”

The New York Times has pored over hundreds of pages of Donald Trump testimony from his many lawsuits over the last decade and found a lot of what it describes as “hyperbolic overstatements” and “outright misstatements,” as well as some instances of truly obnoxious behavior—like the time he told a lawyer who wanted to take…

Newser / July 29, 2015

Feds: Man Tipped Strippers 2200 Times With Company Cash

There’s using the company credit card for unethical reasons, and then there’s this alleged story out of Gilbert, Arizona. The feds accuse John David Berrett of dropping $476,000 of employer World Wide Technology’s cash on what the Arizona Republic describes as an “online-stripper habit.” A 16-page indictment details the IT architect’s alleged activity over the…

Newser / July 28, 2015

8 Movies That Prove Jake Gyllenhaal Is The Best Actor Working Right Now

Right now, Jake Gyllenhaal is killing it. There is nobody better. We will wait while you stop scoffing and then we will ask you to, if you disagree, suggest an actor who has had a better run of late. Chris Pratt? Great, but he’s only three films in. Ryan Gosling? His last knock out role…

Ask Men / July 28, 2015

Hacker: I Took Down New York Because I Hate NYC

New York’s cover story on 35 women accusing Bill Cosby of sex assault was hotly tweeted last night—but this morning no one can access it after a denial-of-service attack on the magazine. Just before 1am, a Twitter account under the handle Vikingdom2016 posted, “ #OFFLINE,” and sure enough, the entire New York website was down.

Newser / July 27, 2015

Guy Broke In Ex’s House, Hid Under Bed For Days

You know that creepy feeling like something or someone might be lurking under your bed at night? Warning: This story will not mitigate that. Cops accuse Jason Hubbard, a New Jersey man who apparently didn’t have a place to live, of breaking into the Spotswood home of his ex-girlfriend’s parents, heading into an upstairs bedroom,…

Newser / July 26, 2015

Twitter Threw Itself An Unfortunate Frat Party

Ahh, hindsight. While in the midst of a gender-discrimination lawsuit, some Twitter employees decided it was a good idea to throw a frat party. The now-controversial event took place on Tuesday, with Fusion hearing from a source that it was thrown for the company’s revenue team in San Francisco. A female Twitter employee allegedly posted…

Newser / July 23, 2015

Ashley Madison Waives $19 Fee That Irked Hackers

The horses may have gone, but Ashley Madison is making sure the stable door is locked: The hacked affair-arranging site says it’s now offering users the ability to delete their profiles for free. Formerly, users who wanted to undergo a “Full Delete” had to pay $19 to do so. That charge reportedly annoyed the hacker…

Newser / July 21, 2015

Everything Wrong With Rompers

Every encounter I’ve had in a fitting room where it’s me versus a romper has ended in a loss for me. Maybe it’s because I’m 5′ 10″ and no matter what size I try on, the bottom half of the romper ends up wedged up my ass, but no. Upon further thought on the matter,…

College Candy / July 15, 2015

95 Percent Of Women Don’t Regret Their Abortions

To further attempts to impose longer waiting periods and more stringent restrictions, abortion opponents have long used the argument that women suffer negative mental health after undergoing the procedure. That theory may have just been quashed by a new study that indicates 95 percent of women who’ve had an abortion felt their decision was the…

Newser / July 14, 2015

Background Check Lapse Let Dylann Roof Buy His Gun

Dylann Roof should not have been able to buy the gun he’s accused of using to kill nine people inside a South Carolina church. Because Roof had admitted possessing drugs following an arrest in February, his purchase of the .45-caliber handgun should have been denied, says the FBI. But it turns out the information wasn’t…

Newser / July 10, 2015

I Have Kids And I Think It’s Selfish To Have An Adult-Only Wedding

This summer, my husband and I have approximately 10,000 weddings to attend. OK, that’s an exaggeration, but it definitely feels that way. In and of itself, our plenitude of weddings are a good thing. Drinks! Dinner! Butter cream frosting!
The only problem with all these weddings this summer is that the vast majority of them don’t… / July 8, 2015

Cops Say Parents Banished Teen For Eating Pop-Tart

A 14-year-old girl who ate an unauthorized Pop-Tart found herself banished to the woods for a week with only a tent, a roll of toilet paper, a flashlight, and a watch, police say. James Driggers, 33, and Crystal Driggers, 36, of Dalzell, SC, were arrested Friday and have been charged with unlawful neglect for their…

Newser / July 7, 2015
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