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Follow Live Election Results On The Frisky

Today, I got up at five o’clock this morning to vote. At the polling place, I waited in line for two and a half hours. The line snaked down a hall, around a corner, back up the hall, and then all the way around again along the wall. Some people were voting for Obama, and some people were voting for McCain — but, in a way, it didn’t really matter. No matter who you’re voting for, or who wins, this is quite possibly the most important presidential election in US history. And it’s pretty awesome that we get to be a part of making history by voting. So, if the Frisky is your home away from home online, and we hope it is, as it is ours, you can be a part of Election Day on The Frisky, courtesy of CNN.com, with a special widget created just for Frisky readers. Continuously updated with breaking news and election returns as they happen, the Frisky’s electoral widget is located on the right-hand side of every page, so you can watch this historical election unfold before your eyes in real time. [CNN.com] Keep reading »

Gmail To Prevent Drunk Messaging (Well, On The Weekends, At Least)

We’ve all been there, we’ve had a bit too much to drink — more than some of us would care to admit — and suddenly, calling, texting, or emailing an old flame seems like the best. Idea. Ever!! You know it never goes well and the humiliation the next morning is worse than the raging hangover. It’s not just old flames we drunkenly reach out to, either — there are also estranged friends and family members, old (or, worse, current) bosses and co-workers, and random cuties online. Back when Friendster was the social networking site du jour and I was nursing a broken heart and wounded ego, I spent more than one wine-soaked evening exchanging messages with attractive, 28-38 year-old men in my area, messages I hope stay as buried as that broken relationship I was trying to get over.

On occasions like those, it would have been nice to have someone — anyone! — stop me and say, “Wendy, do you really want to send that message? Are you sure it’s not just the booze talking?” I can’t guarantee I wouldn’t have pushed “send” just the same, but still, maybe a voice of reason would have saved me from one or two of my more embarrassing drunken messaging mishaps. If Gmail has anything to say about it, all of us are about to have that much-needed voice of reason in our lives…well, on the weekends, anyway (and provided you don’t suck at math).

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The Most Magical Widget In The World

How much do you LOVE the FriskyScopes written each week by our fabulous Astrosexologist Kiki T? Well now you can get them on the comfort of your desktop or share them with friends on Facebook with this handy-dandy FriskyScopes Widget! Just click “Show Menu” above, “grab” the FriskyScopes widget, and put it wherever your little heart desires. And tell your friends! We’d love to enrich their sex and love lives through the magic of astrology too. By the way, while you’re at it, head on over to our Widgets page and grab our Headline Widget and Amazing Guy Spy widgets. All the cool kids are doing it. [FriskyScopes Widget] Keep reading »

The Greatest Invention Ever (For Nosy Nellies)

We don’t know about you, but we’re kind of sneaky. We totally go through medicine cabinets when we’re at parties, listen in on other peoples’ phone conversations, and spy on our neighbors. Now we can peep on peeps from the comfort of our desk, or bed, or living room couch! And so can you! The Frisky‘s Amazing Guy Spy lets you plug in the name of any man and through the power of MAGIC, will tell you his dirtiest little secrets. You can also install The Amazing Guy Spy as a widget onto your Facebook page, Google homepage, etcetera. Hello, awesome. Keep reading »

The Frisky Doohickie: Download Our Headline Widget!

Hey! Want all the latest Frisky news, giggles, and tomfoolery at the tips of your chipped manicure? Click the “SHOW MENU” button to grab this handy-dandy headline widget, which updates so effing rapidly, the headline for this post will appear at the top any second now. Seriously, you can put the headline widget on your Google homepage, on your Facebook page, on your Dashboard, etcetera. Cool huh? Now you will never have an excuse to miss a ground-breaking moment on The Frisky again. Keep reading »

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