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On Thursday, June 25, Amber Pangborn gave birth to her daughter Marisa in the Northern California wilderness. Then she shielded her newborn from placenta-hungry bees and accidentally ignited a forest fire. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rachel Vorona Cote | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Throughout this season of The Bachelorette, the rules that govern this world we know and love have been (sort of) thrown out the window, which has proven difficult for both viewers and contestants. Not only are the men grappling with how to handle dating...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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It’s been a whirlwind few weeks for Kyemah McEntyre, a recent high school grad who’s got dreams of designing high fashion. She’s gone from being a bullied teen who’s always been called “ugly and angry,” to prom queen, to a red carpet couture...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Quick reminder if you’re deliberating between Tinder and OK Cupid and Match: They’re all owned by the same corporate parent, anyway! Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Add green peas to your guacamole. Trust us. http://t.co/7imMY9c2ph pic.twitter.com/oeOMt2qgmh July 1, 2015 Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Magic Mike XXL opened early Tuesday night—but if you and your best pals have to wait until, say, tonight to see it, here is the thirst trap you’ve been waiting for: a video of Channing Tatum dancing that’s just long enough to fire up your Fourth...
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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For the non-ironic Confederate flag-humper, there were the protests last week outside in the statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina, where literally dozens of people celebrated coming in second during the Civil War. And for the semi-ironic Confederate...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Well, it could be.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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The Sherri Shepherd surrogacy saga has come to an end for now. A judge ruled that the actress and former The View co-host must pay child support to her ex, Lamar Sally, who is raising the baby he and Shepherd conceived via surrogate. While Shepherd must...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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A good reason to not marry me is that I am not exactly a financial genius. While I’ve always been good at making my own money rather than asking for it (except for when I asked the federal government for $50,000 to go to college with and they were...
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Police brutality and stop-and-frisk affect black and brown women at nearly the exact same rate as black and brown men, but their stories aren’t told as frequently; this video by Fusion’s Collier Meyerson seeks to right that a little bit, as two black...
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Right now, there’s a federal manhunt for the man who burned a Baltimore CVS. After two months of prolonged public investigation, the ATF has finally fingered the man responsible: one Raymon Carter, age 24, black, five-foot-eight, 180 pounds. He’s...
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Kim Kardashian is on the cover of the latest issue of Rolling Stone, where she says, “I believe that I am so much smarter than I’m portrayed.”Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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At one point during the Madison Square Garden show of her last tour ever, Shania Twain sailed around the venue on a mount designed to look like a mechanical bull. “It’s not all fun,” she told the audience of her life. “But I can say honestly...
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A day after Instagram removed one of her nude photos, Chrissy Teigen posted another topless photo. Gasp. (Image ahead NSFW.)Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Vintage shopping isn’t easy when you’re plus-sized, but hey, here’s a golden opportunity: Queen Victoria’s underpants are currently up for sale!Read more......
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This great country of ours is in the midst of a very contentious debate about whether vaccines are necessary (yes, God dammit, yes), a debate in which America’s greatest celebrity minds have added their voices. Last night, actor Jim Carrey really went...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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On Tuesday night, a gaggle of Girl Scouts were enjoying the ultimate slumber party with First Lady Michelle Obama on the White House lawn when persnickety weather nearly ruined their plans and tents. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley Coker | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Elizabeth Gilbert, bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love, Committed: A Love Story, The Signature of All Things, and the upcoming Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, is hosting a “Writing, Truth and Community” retreat from 10 AM to 4 PM on Saturday,...
From: Jezebel | By: Ellie Shechet | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Plus-size modeling is becoming ever more prevalent in the fashion industry, and the forthcoming documentary Straight/Curve is examining it in context. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rachel Vorona Cote | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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A local news station is reporting that three female pastors of African Methodist Episcopal churches in Clarendon County, South Carolina have received threatening letters. The letter-writer, who calls himself “Apostle Prophet Harry L. Fleming,” quotes...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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We come to you, readers, with a very serious topic of discussion. It has come to our attention that there is a current trend of midlife crisis-addled men seeking to regain some semblance of their youth by riding around Manhattan on skateboards while...
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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On Tuesday, June 30, Donna Karan stepped down from her eminent role as chief designer of Donna Karan International. A reigning influence for women’s professional wear, Karan’s departure is a watershed event in the American fashion industry.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rachel Vorona Cote | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Look at that smug little plane. Just look at it. “WE ARE TAKING ALL YOUR MONEY LOL FOREVER,” it trills, while lounging on the tarmac. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rachel Vorona Cote | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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In today’s Tweet Beat, Donald Trump lies, Solange looks up and Yoko delivers. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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On April of 2014, rapper Andre “Christ Bearer” Johnson cut off his penis and jumped off a second-story balcony while high on PCP. In the past year, the penis—thank you for asking—has been reattached and Johnson ;););) has reflected on his actions...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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A vitally important new analysis from the Washington Post found that one-quarter of the people shot dead by police this year—123 out of 461—were mentally ill or emotionally distraught. The Post found, too, that more than half of the killings involved...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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What happens when pioneer Kirsten, slavery escapee Addy, suffragette Samantha, that nerd Molly, and Kit (I am too old to know anything about her)—a.k.a the American Girls—come together to fight a well-known evil? Destruction, bloodshed, and, as always,...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is running for president. He’s not gonna be president, nor should he be, but bless his heart, he’s trying it. Christie announced his candidacy Tuesday morning in Livingston, his hometown, who weren’t all that...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Yesterday they celebrated their 10-year wedding anniversary, but today Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have announced their marriage’s end. Bennifer 2.0 is over. Shut down. No longer supported by Microsoft. In a joint statement, the couple wrote:Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Bobby Finger | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Deadspin Actually, Cats Are Fine | io9 Eight Books You Need To Know About To Understand The Hugo Awards Snafu | Jalopnik This Is How Disney Knows You Won’t Get Dismembered On A Roller Coaster | Lifehacker How to Make Sense of the Confusing New Apple...
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Monday night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, SNL’s Vanessa Bayer broke out her startlingly excellent impressions of the Friends cast to prove a very evident point—that hanging out in real life with Rachel, Monica, Ross, Chandler, Phoebe, and Joey would be...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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A sweeping study of 10,226 people from nine countries found that married people have a higher Body Mass Index (BMI) than their single counterparts. Oh no, better go get a divorce before it’s too late!Read more......
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Everywhere I go, people are talking trash about Sydney Leroux’s fake eyelashes. To be fair, I’ve been in Canada, where she’s particularly reviled. I get it, she turned her back on you, Canada. You’re hurt. But through the pain, I beg you, do...
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Cheryl Burke, the Dancing with the Stars performer who’d also agreed to co-host this year’s Miss USA Pageant with MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts, released a statement this afternoon saying she can’t host anymore. The cause, as with so many of the world’s...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Fox News is a scourge upon common sense, decency and our nation in general. For the most part, we’ve all grown accustomed to their fact twisting and general bullshittery, so you know it’s a special day when one must pause and say: Wow, that’s bad...
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Welcome to Would U?, an academic forum in which I share my gross crush of the week and ask if you, too, would bang that person.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Ellie Shechet | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Hillary Clinton, internet user and Democratic presidential candidate, has just added a new social media icon to her ever-growing lineup. Starting today, those who stand with Hillary can now pin with her, too. Clinton’s Pinterest page describes itself...
From: Jezebel | By: Bobby Finger | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Deen Castronovo, a drummer who joined the ‘80s arena rock group Journey in 1998, has been charged with rape, sexual abuse, coercion and unlawful use of a weapon in addition to his arrest for domestic violence earlier this month. All the charges are...
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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If you’ve ever been ghosted—your urgent pleas for contact suddenly ignored by a lover, or a prospective lover, or yes, even a friend—then you know the particular breed of torture, self-scrutiny, and turmoil the act summons. But how, we started...
From: Jezebel | By: Tracy Moore | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Misty Copeland has been promoted to principal dancer by the American Ballet Theater, becoming the company’s first black female principal in its 75-year history. Hell yes. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Ellie Shechet | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Work hard, and you can be anything you want to be. Pull yourself up by your bootstraps and take advantage of the Land of Opportunity. Slogans like these have become the tired parlance of political campaigns on both sides of the aisle, every candidate...
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Two Syrian civilian women were publicly beheaded alongside their husbands by the Islamic State this week, according to a report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Ellie Shechet | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Santigold has not dropped a track since 2012’s Master of My Make-Believe; in the interim, she’s been touring incessantly and also having a very cute baby. As she works on her third album, she dropped a new jam to tide us over: the very lovely “Radio,”...
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Think the hot-take-o-sphere internet’s a tough crowd? Try opera-goers!Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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The Ferguson, St. Louis County, and St. Louis police departments along with the Missouri Highway Patrol have been newly and specifically faulted for the role they played in the Ferguson protests in the 16 days after the death of Michael Brown. In a report...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley Coker | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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The battle over SB 277, California’s bill mandating that children must be fully vaccinated to enroll in schools or daycare, has been tough, emotional, and completely bonkers, creating a new wave of vocal anti-vaccination activists, some of whom are...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Meet JT’s brother JT.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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In May, the Girl Scouts of the United States of America announced that their organization is officially open to transgender girls. Soon after, the Girl Scouts of Western Washington received a large donation of $100,000 with this caveat: “Please guarantee...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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An associate professor with tenure at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge says she’s been fired for using profanity in class, including saying “fuck no” and referring to cowardly behavior as “being a pussy.” She was fired in June, accused...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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