Posts tagged "twins"

Famous Giant Panda Mei Xiang Gives Birth To Twin Cubs At National Zoo

The Smithsonian National Zoo’s 17 year old Giant Panda Mei Xiang, famous panda mom of Bao Bao who is now two years old, just gave birth to twin babies last night!
Look at this little red thing:

So far the mini cubs are healthy, but time will tell if they make it because it&#8217…

Katrin Higher / August 23, 2015

Girl Born Pregnant With Twin Fetuses

Being born pregnant is so rare it has only been documented 200 times, but it does happen. Now researchers are reporting this week in the Hong Kong Medical Journal on the November 2010 case of a newborn girl thought to have two tumors in her abdomen that were found to be 8- to 10-week-old fetuse…

Newser / February 9, 2015

Newborn Prince Of Monaco Chosen As Heir Over His Older Sister Because Sexism

Princess Charlene of Monaco gave birth to twins, a boy named Jacques and a girl named Gabriella, on Wednesday. Despite the fact that Gabriella is two minutes older than her brother, Jacques will be the heir to the throne because of Monaco’s male inheritance laws. The twins are the first children born to Princess Charlene…

Claire Hannum / December 12, 2014

Sisterly Sacrifice: American Athlete Forfeits Olympic Spot For Her Twin

As a twin, news stories about “my kind” always hold a special place in my heart, but this latest one is a real doozy.

This past weekend, Lanny and Tracy Barnes, 31-year-old twin sisters from Colorado who both participated in the 2006 Winter Games, were to compete in their final qualifying races to…

Katie Oldenburg / January 15, 2014

Confused Little Girl Meets Her Dad’s Twin For The First Time

Perhaps it’s because I’m a little freaked out by identical twins, but this video of an adorable little girl meeting her father’s identical twin for the first time had me rolling with laughter. That side-eye! You can just see the wheels churning in her head, trying to figure out how the hell such a thing is possible.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 12, 2014

9 Ridiculous Questions People Need To Stop Asking Adult Twins

For as long as I can remember, people have been asking me what it’s like to be a twin. Over the years, I’ve expected the questions to become less stupid and frequent, but unfortunately, the exact opposite has happened, leaving me fearful for humankind and hoping Darwinism comes into play sooner rather than later.

Katie Oldenburg / November 12, 2013

11 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Had A Twin

Everyone knows of celebs like Gisele Bundchen and Scarlett Johansson, but what about their other halves? No, we don’t mean their significant others, we mean their twins. Didn’t know how many celebs have twins? Neither did we. So we did some digging! Read more at Your Tango…

YourTango.com / October 13, 2013

In Case You Weren’t Already Terrified About Childbirth, Meet The Woman Who Gave Birth To Two Sets of Identical Twins At Once

Tressa and Manuel Montalvo had a huge bundle of joy delivered to them this past Valentine’s Day — Tressa gave birth to two sets of identical twins. That’s right, not quadruplets, though there are technically four babies, but two sets of identical twins. At once. What are the odds of something like this happening? Really,…

Julie Gerstein / February 19, 2013

The Year In Memes We Totally Missed

Guys, a lot of stuff happens in a day, and sometimes important things slip through the brain cracks. There were a lot of memes we wanted to make happen this year — involving “American Horror Story,” Kanye West, soup and more — but some of them just didn’t get done. Well, before we move o…

Julie Gerstein / December 28, 2012

Separated At Birth! Daniel Day-Lewis Is Morphing Into Morrissey

On the right is a picture of Daniel Day-Lewis at the premiere of his new movie “Lincoln.” On the right is a picture of British mope-singer Morrissey. We love them both and appreciate that they seem to be aging into the same person. [Photos: Getty]

Julie Gerstein / November 9, 2012

We Did This: There Will Be A “Twins” Sequel

Look, I can’t say for sure that Hollywood’s heavy-hitters were inspired by my and Amelia’s “Twinsing” post.  But I will say that it seems like a bit more than just a coincidence that mere weeks after we attempted to ignite a photo trend in “Twinsing,” it was announced that Danny Devito, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Eddie…

Julie Gerstein / March 30, 2012

Evening Quickies: “Jersey Shore” Twins Want Their Own Reality Show

Brittany and Erica Taltos, “Jersey Shore”‘s blonde “Twinning” twins, have announced on their Facebook fan page that they’re on the hunt for their own reality show. Wait, you mean these girls went back to the Florence apartment and hooked up with The Situation, Vinny and Deena because they want to be on TV? You…

Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2011

Tamera Mowry Telepathically Experienced Tia’s Pregnancy

“I actually felt one of her contractions! I knew she was having some type of pain—I felt it. Not only that, but I was craving the things she was craving, like nachos! I don’t even eat nachos … Tia and I have twin telepathy … I know exactly what she’s thinking, I can feel her…

Ami Angelowicz / August 11, 2011

Carla Bruni Pregnant With Twins, Magazine Claims

Carla Bruni is pregnant with twins, according to French magazine Voici. The 43-year-old singer/actress/model/French First Lady already has a nine-year-old son, Aurelian, from another relationship. Carla is allegedly due to have her first child/children by French President Nicolas Sarkozy in October. But Carla is being mum about any potential pregnancy. When asked in an interview…

Jessica Wakeman / May 3, 2011

Mariah Carey Gives Birth To Twins On Her And Nick’s Anniversary

“My wife just gave me the most incredible anniversary gift ever in life! I won’t ever be able to top this!”
Nick Cannon’s tweet from just a few hours after wife Mariah Carey gave birth to twins on Saturday, which happened to be their third wedding anniversary. Good point—not even butterfly shaped diamonds top “dem

Conjoined Twin Girls Share A Brain

Four-year-old conjoined twins Tatiana and Krista Hogan are an anomaly among anomalies. Not only are they surviving conjoined twins, and not only are they attached at the head, but they actually share part of their brains, the thalamus. Almost unbelievably, Macleans.ca reports, “There is evidence that they can see through each other’s eyes and perha…

Susannah Breslin / November 5, 2010

Woman Is Pregnant With Two Babies Who Aren’t Twins

A Utah woman was shocked to find out that she was pregnant with two babies that aren’t twins. One fetus is five weeks and four days old, and the other is six weeks and one day old. So how did this happen? Angie Cromar, who has didelphys or double uteruses, beat the one in five

Annika Harris / July 19, 2010

Model Shannan Click And Train Wreck Lindsay Lohan Separated At Birth?

Model Shannan Click’s bronzer-heavy Vogue cover looks so much like Lindsay Lohan that we did a double take. The wavy blond hair, fedora-lovin’ and excessive eyeliner all have us a little nervous that Lindsay is about to announce her new career as a high-fashion stylist, in which case we’ll all have to move to some…

Lily Q / July 1, 2010

Scientists’ Study Of Twins Confirms What We Already Knew About Looking Younger Longer

Science reveals common sense to be fact! A study conducted by Dr. Bahman Guyuron and published in The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal researched the appearance of aging twins to determine why one half of the pair would be protected by time while the other would become wrinkled. While the side-by-side slide shows can be…

Erica Maxwell / November 1, 2009

Why Do Famous People Give Birth To So Many Twins?

Last night in Switzerland, Roger Federer, the #1 tennis player in the world, became the proud father of not one, but two babies. His twins Myla Rose and Charlene Riva are another pair to add to the list of celebrity twins. It almost seems like an epidemic at this point. Celebrity gets pregnant, celebrity po…

Justine Fields / July 25, 2009
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