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Ladies! Need a refresher course on how to eat food in front of man who has asked you out? Unsure of what kind of fruit you can eat on a date? This ladymag from the 1950s has you covered.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, April 25, 2014
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Deadspin Handbook: How The Bills Cheerleaders Are Told To Wash Their Vaginas | Gizmodo Wow, It's Possible to Make Jenga Even More Fun | io9 I Can't Stop Watching This Insect Having an Existential Crisis | Lifehacker The Things Nobody Tells You About...
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As if romance wasn't already challenging enough, a whole new deceit has been added to the modern day dating mix. Hapless straight male users of sites like Tindr and OKCupid can enlist the help of Personal Dating Assistants, an online service that assigns...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Ladies' Home Journal as it has been historically known is no more. The magazine's parent company Meredith said Thursday that it was "transitioning" LHJ into "a special interest publication." There are reports that this means that LHJ will move from being...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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In today's Tweet Beat, Roseanne Barr is all about her new hot bod, Erykah Badou is really into her new hat/would like to be pregnant and and Willow Smith has some amazingly wise advice.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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In the second part of a Daily Mail interview with Oprah Winfrey's ex-stepmother Barbara Winfrey, Barbara alleges that Oprah has had her partner Stedman followed, that Gayle is more important to Oprah than Stedman and that Oprah is obsessed with the color...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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There was a time when Beanie Babies were the hottest thing since Dutch tulip bulbs. But, like all fads, the market eventually collapsed and these strangely obsession-inducing toys were packed away into attics across America. But what of Ty Warner, Beanie...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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A Kentucky mailman is being called "lazy" after police found thousands of undelivered pieces of mail he was hiding. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, April 25, 2014
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A young boy used his love of gospel to help get him through a terrifying ordeal and it just may have saved his life. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, April 25, 2014
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Just so everyone is clear—yes this is definitely the work of a mad comedic genius on Twitter and no we didn't unearth some secret, hidden "journal" belonging to Pharrell. But still, it's pretty damn funny!Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, April 25, 2014
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Justin Bieber was stopped and questioned today by US customs officials at LAX as he tried to enter the country after a trip to Japan. (At the time of this writing he was still being detained.) Officials wouldn't comment on the cause or nature of their...
From: Jezebel | By: Lindy West | Friday, April 25, 2014
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Model Sally Ferreira has filed a lawsuit against 50 Cent for putting her on blast on his Instagram and allegedly "blacklisting" her from the industry.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Lifetime has green-lit a reality show about five young women living in a Catholic convent, who are trying to decide whether or not to become nuns 4 life. Titled The Sisterhood, the show is the brainchild of Hot Snakes Productions, who are also behind...
From: Jezebel | By: Lindy West | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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In today's Tweet Beat, Alec Baldwin shares an important observation, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Erin Brockovich form a true bond and Emile Hirsch goes back in time.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Take your selfies while you can, because the great selfie crackdown of '14 continues! Yet another university has ruled mid-commencement selfies verboten. No matter your pride at earning a diploma, administrators would prefer you not hold up the proceedings....
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Disney World has a homeless problem. There are 1,126 homeless households in Florida's Osceola County, because those families can't afford an average $800 a month rent while being paid a $8.03 minimum wage for working at Disney. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Phoenix Tso | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A (very informal) survey by Arizona news station KSDK found that men, on average, hold onto their underwear for approximately seven years or until "they shred in the washing machine." BFD, I say — I've had the same pair of Old Navy briefs in my rotation...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Stephen Colbert doesn't move to The Late Show until 2015, but that doesn't mean that his Colbert Report character hasn't started saying his goodbyes. For one of the first stops on his farewell tour, Stephen returned to The Daily Show — the series that...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Actress Aubrey Peeples will play Jem in the forth-coming movie version of Jem and the Holograms. If you’re wondering why she's familiar, Peeples plays the annoying reality TV star slash country pop singer Layla Grant on ABC’s Nashville.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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I know, we thought we had it so good for so long, but as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. Or in this case, all that stuff you thought was OK to dump in the toilet, AKA the Get Rid of It Bowl, was, in fact, not OK after all. You know...
From: Jezebel | By: Tracy Moore | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Though Bryan Singer's lawyer has already denied Michael Egan's allegations that director Bryan Singer sexually abused him in the late 90s, on Thursday, Singer himself released a statement about the claims.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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OMFG: New York City now has its very own cat cafe. It's all-too-temporary, and it's a naked marketing stunt, but it is a real-deal cat cafe. You will not be surprised to learn it's already been swarmed by cat enthusiasts. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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After several truly infuriating accounts of the Columbia administration mishandling and neglecting sexual assault reports became public, the University pledged to clean up its act. But, as is so often and so alarmingly the case, this seems to have just...
From: Jezebel | By: Callie Beusman | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Being a famous pop star must get boring sometimes. At least, that's the feeling you get after watching Katy Perry's video for "Birthday," which she's used as an opportunity to really pushed her acting skills to the brink by disguising herself as various...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Pharrell released his new video for “Marilyn Monroe,” and it digs into the everlasting trend of men in pop music telling us ladies that it’s cool to just be ourselves. But is it possible for the opposite sex to applaud us without pandering?Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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This year, Time is honoring the people it's deemed the 100 Most Influential by having other influential people write their profiles — Dolly Parton wrote about Miley Cyrus, President Obama wrote about the Pope, Madeleine Albright wrote about Vladimir...
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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America's favorite wage-thieving nightmare clown is getting a sartorial makeover, abandoning his traditional avant-garde drop crotch onesie for something decidedly more pedestrian (actual capris).Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Callie Beusman | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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I don't know what exactly inspired this video of the Frozen characters performing the iconic choreography from Michael Jackson's 'Thriller,' but at this point I should know better than to question the internet gods. From the undead facial expression...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Kids are "little language vacuum cleaners," according to a new study that finds that children are pretty good at cursing by the time they're 5 or 6 years old. While parents have an impulse to shield their kids from bad words, it might actually be an...
From: Jezebel | By: Tracie Egan Morrissey | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A Massachusetts woman is currently recuperating after giving birth to a baby girl weighing 14 pounds and 8 ounces. All together now: Wince. Somebody get that lady a cocktail and an economy-sized bottle of ibuprofen. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The latest foray into the terrible world of Terry Richardson was a hoax. An online forensic expert says the Facebook account from which the text was sent to model Emma Appleton, offering a Vogue photo shoot in exchange for sex with Richardson, is officially...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Green-lit by two female top studio executives at Sony and penned by a former Sex and the City writer, the forthcoming live-action Barbie comedy promises to be about "female empowerment"—which we all know falls somewhere comfortably between the immaturity...
From: Jezebel | By: Tracie Egan Morrissey | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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I'm immature when it comes to a lot of things, but especially when it comes to handjobs. The reason is simple: Handjobs are hilarious. It's not possible to give one with a straight face when that face belongs to me. It is perhaps the most awkward motion...
From: Jezebel | By: Tracy Moore | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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In a new video, America's favorite fake president "Jed" Bartlet (aka Martin Sheen) urges viewers to consider the overall harm of imposing mandatory minimum sentences, especially on first time and non-violent offenders. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Page Six is reporting that Condé Nast is considering shutting down Lucky Magazine. What?Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Weddings aren't just painfully expensive for the people who throw them. No, they're increasingly burdensome for the guests, too. Many invites are basically a request to spend a luxurious weekend getaway's worth of time and money on someone else's event....
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The first scene from the next season of Orange is the New Black has come in like a wrecking ball. And how do things look for Piper? Grim, my friends. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Oh my god, this is MAGNIFICENT. Cameron Diaz and Jimmy Fallon played a ridiculous game called "roller golf" last night on The Tonight Show. The evil genius who came up with the idea of playing this bastardized version of golf on roller skates should...
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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An elementary school in Florida has agreed to stop giving Mountain Dew to kids before tests.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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If there's one iron-clad scientific fact I know, it's FUCK PLANK. For those of you who aren't fitness gurus like me, plank is this thing where you prop yourself up on your elbows and toes and then just hold still forever and ever until your core catches...
From: Jezebel | By: Lindy West | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Time's 100 Most Influential People issue is out, and Beyoncé is on the cover!Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Callie Beusman | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A restaurant owner in Norco, California celebrated an especially magnificent Good Friday last week when Jesus Christ showed up in a fresh stack of pancakes.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Lupita Nyong'o and Scarlett Johansson are reportedly "in talks" to join the cast of a new version of The Jungle Book. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Comic Joan Rivers said she will not apologize for a "joke" she made about the Cleveland kidnapping case, even though at least two of the victims have spoken out about it through their lawyers. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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This woman's story of finding and keeping true love for decades will give you a good reason to shed a few tears. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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It has recently come to my attention that most of the people in the known universe are rabid How I Met Your Mother superfans with many, many how-I-met-your-emotions. So I assume that this is a noteworthy fact for you guys: Meg Ryan has been cast as the...
From: Jezebel | By: Lindy West | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Aaron Sorkin is known for writing witty, rat-a-tat dialogue for his TV and movie characters, but unfortunately that quick paced, off-the-cuff way of talking doesn't always serve him so well in real life. Case in point, a response he recently gave during...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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This is so perfectly perfect you'll rage-laugh about it for the rest of the day: Boys are more likely to get an allowance than girls. Men are literally handed more money from birth. But of course it's obviously because five-year-old boys are disproportionately...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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During their ongoing visit to Australia, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (a.k.a Prince William and Kate Middleton) stopped by the youth community centre in Adelaide to mingle with the normals and find out what the Aussie teens are into these days.Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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A student at Brown University alleges that after she was strangled and sexually assaulted by a fellow classmate, her attacker was suspended for just a year and will return to class in the fall.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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