Posts tagged "wikipedia"

Some Fappeners Are Demonstrating Stunning Self-Awareness In Response To Jennifer Lawrence’s Righteous Outrage

Now that Jennifer Lawrence has spoken out about “The Fappening,” the unauthorized released of hacked nude photos of (mostly) female celebrities, some Fappeners on Reddit are sounding self-aware if not exactly apologetic. Here’s what users on r/FappeningDiscussion, one of the few subreddits allowed to exist after the initial hack, are saying:
“I would agree…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 8, 2014

The 6 Most Terrifying Sex Illustrations On Wikipedia

In the days before the Internet, teenagers had basically two options to learn the ins and outs of boning. They amounted to either A) scrambled cable softcore, which was like watching two swarms of bees fighting in a motel room made of non-Euclidean geometry, or B) chancing upon a drifter’s cache of Juggs secreted away in the…

Cracked / March 17, 2013

The 6 Most Terrifying Sex Illustrations On Wikipedia

In the days before the Internet, teenagers had basically two options to learn the ins and outs of boning. They amounted to either A) scrambled cable softcore, which was like watching two swarms of bees fighting in a motel room made of non-Euclidean geometry, or B) chancing upon a drifter’s cache of Juggs secreted away…

Cracked / March 4, 2013

“Edit-a-thon” On Wikipedia Targets Crappy Entries About Women In Science

The Royal Society, a prestigious science group in the UK, will host a Wikipedia “edit-a-thon” on October 19 and encourages smart peeps to contribute to Wiki pages about women in the sciences. A Royal Society Fellow proposed the idea after learning that the average person who edits Wikipedia is a 26-year-old man. [Daily Dot]…

Jessica Wakeman / September 26, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Wikipedia Is A Dickipedia

Less than 15 percent of users who edit Wikipedia’s content are women, which means the encyclopedia’s entries are likely presenting a gender-skewed version of the facts. Get online and start editing, ladies! [New York Times]
One hundred mothers staged a “nurse-in” in a Montreal mall after a woman was kicked out of a children’…

Jessica Wakeman / January 31, 2011

Michael Lohan, The Latest To Be WikiPranked

I have an inner 5-year-old. And this inner 5-year-old totally thinks it’s funny when people prank Wikipedia. Take for example, one jokester who amended Michael Lohan’s Wikipedia page on Monday. After the whole bringing-cops-to-Lindsay’s-apartment kerfuffle last week, Lindsay had Tweeted, “My dad is crazy!!” And so in lieu of adding actual info about Michael to…

Kanye West Gets Dissed Big Time On Wikipedia

We’re all a little frustrated with Kanye West right about now, but someone recently vented by editing his now-protected Wikipedia page with enough insults to humble Mr. West for at least a day or two, if that’s even possible. Here’s what the now-gone version of the page said:
“Kanye West is a dope dealing,…

Annika Harris / September 16, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Protesting Oprah, Russell Brand’s Kissing Partners, And Sexy Wikipedia

Oprah’s not having Sarah Palin on her show before the election, and now the Florida Federation of Republican Women, which has 4,500 members, is boycotting her show and magazine. [AHN]
Russell Brand, of VMA fame, kissed Katy Perry and Pink for the upcoming movie, Get Him to the Greek. [SFGate.com]…

Catherine Strawn / September 11, 2008

Breakup Via Wikipedia and Ebay

It took a few years, but manly ingenuity has finally found a worse way to break up with someone than on a post-it note. Wikipedia creator Jimmy Wales dumped his girlfriend, Fox News commentator Rachel Marsden, through a post on his own website. The recently divorced website mogul took notice of the cute Canadian conservative…

Simcha / March 4, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Simon Cowell & Viagra, Mothers, History, And Wikipedia

American Idol judge Simon Cowell turned down an offer to be Viagra’s spokesperson, according to the British edition of Glamour. He also acknowledged that he uses Botox to maintain his face, calling it “no more unusual than toothpaste.” [NY Daily News]
Mothers tend to discuss twice as many sexual topics with with their children a…

Catherine Strawn / March 3, 2008

Syphilis Is a Nasty, Nasty Disease

The number of cases of syphilis is on the rise. In Britain, there are 10 times the number of cases there were a decade ago, and France has almost 16 times the number of cases that it did just three years ago. Thankfully, we have antibiotics these days, so if you get syphilis, you most…

Catherine Strawn / December 18, 2007