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An ongoing study is making a case for tall lady/short fella couplings. The new research out of NYU and the University of Michigan suggests that tying the knot with a man who's shorter than you could potentially mean greater longterm relationship success....
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Parents know that checking out an ultrasound for the first time can be a joyous occasion, but it can also be completely unnerving to think of all the things that could possibly go wrong. But when your unborn baby gives you the thumbs up, you can probably...
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Sometimes kids don’t want a new sibling because they want all of their parents’ attention and others … they think mom and dad are going to swap them out for new kids. Meet Tré who is “exasperated” by his mother’s reproductive choices.Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Deadspin ESPN Was Dumb, But Michael Sam's Showering Habits Do Matter | Gawker Let Me Squat This Ass On Ya: Gawker Does a Beyoncé Workout | Gizmodo How An App Helped Me (And 20,000 Other Women) Get Pregnant | Lifehacker The Worst Things to Buy on Amazon:...
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The trailer for the upcoming season of Downton Abbey is here! Complete with allusions to scandalous secrets, cheeky Dowager Countess, and the classic general disdain for modernity! Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Today, I finally came to terms with the fact that I suck at telling jokes. If a joke is longer than two lines, I am bound to fuck it up. Honestly, it happens all the time—I get caught up in unnecessary embellishments, I'll make it to the penultimate...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Authorities are paws-itively ast-hound-ed (sorry) after responding to a reported fire in Lacey Township in New Jersey, only to find the culprit was a dog. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Ah, the Ice Bucket Challenge. Who doesn't love a trend built solely around charitable contributions aimed at eradicating a debilitating disease? Me. I don't, because the mountain of attention we've given to the Ice Bucket Challenge reveals a far more...
From: Jezebel | By: C.A. Pinkham | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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It's becoming more and more apparent that Lifetime's upcoming movie The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story is one giant shitshow. And there's a chance it's not authorized because no one actually knows what the hell is happening. Not even Dustin Diamond,...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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A Kentucky middle school teacher has been indicted on a felony charge of prohibited acts related to a controlled substance after being accused of having her drug dealer bring cocaine to her on school property. This is why you don't mix business and pleasure....
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Ah, nothing like putting a hilarious voiceover on an already adorable animal video. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Whether it's lice, bedbugs, or tapeworm, parasites come in all shapes and sizes, and pretty much all of them make me want to douse myself in Raid and jump out my fourth story window. But now, scientists have provided an in-depth analysis of an even smaller...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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In surprising news to Dear Leader Poot-Poot/his Dmitri Medvedev skin suit and completely unsurprising news to anyone who isn't a crazy, megalomaniacal dictator, Russia's food import ban turns out to have been a really, really bad idea.Read more......
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Love ain't what it used to be. These days, the idea of embarking on an open relationship is becoming increasingly common for couples — although, perhaps not necessarily normal. The entire concept — for the uninitiated — is that partners remain...
From: Jezebel | By: Ben Mandelker | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Rejoice! A federal judge has just shut down parts of the HB2 devious and restrictive law that would have led to the closure of more than half of Texas' remaining clinics, deeming the rule "unconstitutional because it imposes an undue burden on the right...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Whatever it is that you're doing, you need to put it on hold. Feeding your baby? STOP IT. Filing divorce papers? CUT THAT OUT. Discovering the next big renewable energy resource that could potentially bring our impending climate change-enhanced doom...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is one of the most iconic and beloved books, despite Tim Burton and Johnny Depp's effort. Now, a chapter entitled "The Vanilla Fudge Room" that did not make the cut to the final draft has been released,...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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While we all take the weekend to cool off from the news that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are now married, it looks like their honeymoon is going to be really sexy. Like really sexy, you guys. Because they're preparing for their next movie By the Sea,...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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You see that dog right there? That's about to be all of us in an hour. Let this little fur ball be your guiding light into a weekend filled with margaritas, barbecue, and unlimited sexy neck and back massages.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Oh my god, dad, you're so embarrassing.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Many of you may have watched the video that Daniel Ashley Pierce, a man coming out to his family, posted on YouTube. The video, which was heartbreaking to say the least, was of Daniel trying to make his parents understand him while they disowned and...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Friday, August 29, 2014
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In today's Tweet Beat, Clinton Kelly expressing a dissenting opinion about President Obama's summer suit, (I too did not mind it—sue me) Ruben Studdard has a very short attention span and Ricky Gervais gets the party started.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Imgur, the photo-hosting site that is a direct feeder to Reddit is an excellent way to waste some time. It features awesome pictures and some pretty funny commentary. But it's also home to misogyny and some disturbing treatment of women, and one user...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Friday, August 29, 2014
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I cannot tell a lie: I am a huge Britney Spears fan. I may not be into some of the deeper cuts, but I watched all of Chaotic, rooted for her recovery and I didn't completely disagree when Chris Crocker told everyone to leave her alone. It's pretty sad,...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Welcome to Pissing Contest, a weekly story sharing circle for the the ass-draggiest time of the afternoon on the ass-draggiest time of the last day between you and the weekend. Every week, we'll provide a prompt, you'll share stories, and we'll pick...
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Friday, August 29, 2014
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If humans do their best work after a good night’s sleep, then naps have to be included in there too, right? University of Michigan has taken that advice to the mattresses and invested in sleep pods for their students so they’ll never stop working....
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Someone bought a 33 year old piece of cake, but it’s OK because it was from Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s wedding. Does that information makes this purchase acceptable? Oh and that stale sweet cost $1,375.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Brian Jones, a Marine Corps veteran and the editor-in-chief of Task & Purpose, is tired of military leaders' indifference to systemic online sexism.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Callie Beusman | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Oh, cool. A devastating end to a shithead summer. Five-year-old Malachi Wilson, a member of the Navajo Nation, was sent home from his first day at a Texas kindergarten for having hair that was deemed "too long." Wilson's mother, April, says that her...
From: Jezebel | By: Lindy West | Friday, August 29, 2014
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You've probably heard of Andrew Lohse, or at least about what Andrew Lohse has told you about being excessively hazed by the brothers of Sigma Chi Epsilon, the fraternity he was part of at Dartmouth College . Lohse got famous in 2012 for publishing a...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Friday, August 29, 2014
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A church in Wilkes-Barre, PA is putting some sex positive words in God's mouth. The Restored Church recently paid for a billboard along Route 309 emblazoned with the words: "'I love sex.' -God." Oh God, doesn't everyone? Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Dominic West is just as curious about Idris Elba’s maybe it is, maybe it isn't penis photo as we are. He even talked about it at great length (heh … ) in an interview. Of course Elba says the bump in the photo is just a microphone cord. OK, Idris.Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Heavens be, how was this not common knowledge? Hugh Grant and Marisa Tomei made a romantic comedy called The Rewrite. Grant stars as a washed up screenwriter forced to take a job as as college professor to make ends meet and Tomei plays his student....
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Friday, August 29, 2014
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We knew it was coming and now it’s happened; protestors are suing the city of Ferguson, St. Louis Country and police officials in Missouri for violating their civil rights with tanks, rubber bullets and tear gas earlier this month. America, fuck yeah!Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Friday, August 29, 2014
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There's something bittersweet about a physical trait you've been made fun of for your whole life finally coming into fashion. On one hand, not only are you free from ridicule, but you're being celebrated! On the other, the people who've always looked...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Johns Hopkins University is one the 76 American colleges and universities under federal investigation for mishandling rape allegations. Like so many of the schools that have come under fire in the past year, JHU has publicly paid lip service to fixing...
From: Jezebel | By: Callie Beusman | Friday, August 29, 2014
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It's not until you sit down to draw up a wedding guest list that you appreciate how damned determined everyone is to keep up the hoary old tradition of addressing couples as "Mr. and Mrs. His Full Name." Why are people still so stuck on this? Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Chelsea Clinton is leaving her job at NBC, as she explains, "to continue focusing on my work at the Clinton Foundation and as Marc and I look forward to welcoming our first child." Chelsea originally earned a reported salary of $600,000 a year and mostly...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Friday, August 29, 2014
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A Burmese beauty queen was stripped of her title of Miss Asia Pacific World after pageant officials in Seoul found her "rude" for not wanting the plastic surgery they tried to force on her. So she skipped town with her $100,000 jeweled crown.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Tracie Egan Morrissey | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Hillary Clinton spoke out about Ferguson on Thursday, calling out "inequities" in the justice system and the increased militarization of small town police forces.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, August 29, 2014
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President Obama is having a rough time— Isis beheading a journalist, Ferguson, Mo.'s shit show, Israel vs. Palestine, Russia invading the Ukraine, displaced immigrant children and bombing in Libya— but let’s talk about his suit. Yesterday, the...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Finally the world has the Vine star it truly deserves and desperately needs—Winter, an adorable, bouncing lamb from Australia.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, August 29, 2014
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On Thursday, the California State Assembly passed the nation's first "Yes Means Yes" bill, which was passed by the State Senate in May and is now waiting to be signed by Governor Jerry Brown.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Are you ready to have your mind freaked? As usual, some crazy shit on Tumblr is here to do it for you. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Just when you thought flying couldn't get any more miserable, yet another plane has been diverted due to a legroom-related dispute. This is just the way airlines work now, I guess! We're all criss-crossing the great blue yonder in giant tin cans, tempers...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Deadspin So What's Actually New About The NFL's New Domestic Violence Policy? | Gizmodo Every Ikea Catalog Cover Since 1951 | Jalopnik Saab Is Too Poor To Go Bankrupt | Lifehacker This Graphic Helps You Choose the Right Fitness Class for You Read more......
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Authorities are investigating a prosecutor in Washington state for allegedly helping a criminal she was in a relationship with elude police.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, August 29, 2014
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After the entire world shared a tortured, sleepless night, unsure what Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's wedding smelled like and what color their children's suits were, details have finally come out in this probably-fabricated account, as told to E! News....
From: Jezebel | By: Callie Beusman | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Shortly after a high profile lawsuit against Bryan Singer was dismissed, the NYPD said it is investigating the X-Men director for sexual assault. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Say hello to Patrick who, at 29, is the world's oldest living wombat. And how do you celebrate a wombat's birthday? Why, with cake and a ride in a wheelbarrow, of course! Happy birthday, Patrick! You're the handsomest marsupial there ever was! (And you...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Friday, August 29, 2014
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