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On April 1, 2015, Nick Loeb refiled a lawsuit against his former fiancé, Sofia Vergara. Loeb’s suit seeks to legally stop the actress from disposing of two embryos that the couple created through in vitro fertilization six months prior to their split...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Women’s Health has an essay today from Ella Dawson, a 22-year-old who wants you to know she has genital herpes. After her diagnosis in college, Dawson, whose day job is on TED’s social media team, has also made a second career writing frequently,...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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On Friday, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin signed a bill that allows the state to execute inmates using nitrogen gas in the event that traditional lethal injection drugs are unavailable. The use of nitrogen gas, which induces hypoxia, has never been tested...
From: Jezebel | By: Stassa Edwards | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Zayn Malik went out into the world and made his first public appearance since leaving One Direction. Malik accepted an award for Outstanding Achievement in Music at the Asian Awards in London. He gave a nice speech thanking both his parents and “four...
From: Jezebel | By: Stassa Edwards | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Today on Adorama, you can pick up the X version of your favorite headphones for just $109 after a $20 rebate. That's a whopping $60 less than usual, and the best price we've ever seen. If you're not familiar with the these semi-legendary cans, readers...
From: Lifehacker | By: Shep McAllister, Commerce Team | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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It’s common occurrence: You get into a verbal altercation with someone, mumble something dumb and then later that day come up with the perfect, now useless comeback. Far fewer are the moments when that witty retort arrives at perfect moment and lets...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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NUNS WIN! NUNS WIN! Or at least American nuns no longer have a Vatican investigation hanging over their heads, anyway. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Friday, April 17, 2015
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In today’s Tweet Beat, Kim Kardashian is in dire straights, LOL Donald Trump is running for president again and I’m not sure that strategy is going to work for Jaden Smith. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Go ahead and book those tickets to Las Vegas because that desert capital of SIN and VICE is now home to a musical about the rise of the Duck Dynasty clan. I understand it’s easier to get a camel through the eye of a needle if he’s covered in sequins....
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Andy Chen, the CEO of Jay Z’s highly confusing and unlikable music streaming service Tidal, has left the company, along with around 25 other employees. A Tidal rep is calling these departures “streamlining” and “redundancies,” which are nice...
From: Jezebel | By: Jia Tolentino | Friday, April 17, 2015
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congrats to all the new members of the pen '15 club http://t.co/MRuwDEmXx4— Alexandria Symonds (@a_symonds) April 17, 2015 Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Friday, April 17, 2015
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In this week’s Shade Court, we have a rapper feuding with a Kardashian, a beauty editor giving her fond buh-bye, and E! Online continuing to troll me with their misuse of English. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Did you know that Taylor Swift had a twin sister? No? Well, that’s probably because like Elizabeth Olson — who was confined to the basement of the Full House house until Mary-Kate and Ashley’s careers fizzled — Swift’s banished her evil twin...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Deadspin The Racist, Violent Hazing Claims That Killed WKU’s D-I Swim Team | Gawker White History Month Isn’t Going to Pay For Itself You Know | io9 The Terrifying True Story Of America’s Youngest Serial Killer | Lifehacker Make a Strawberry Tower...
From: Jezebel | By: Jane-Claire Quigley | Friday, April 17, 2015
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The Royal Baby will be wearing its crown any minute now and there isn’t anyone who can’t wait to see what it looks like. Will it be a boy or a girl? Will it look like Kate or William? Will it get along with Harry or nah? Today E! Online posted a...
From: Jezebel | By: Bobby Finger | Friday, April 17, 2015
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The New York Times has your weekend lullaby, reporting on the efforts of global health officials to determine “how often and how long” the Ebola virus lives in semen. “For now,” reports the Times, “they are warning Ebola survivors to practice...
From: Jezebel | By: Jia Tolentino | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Joan Cheever, a San Antonio woman who’s been feeding the homeless for the past decade, is arguing that Texas’ religious freedom law should protect her from the $2,000 fine she’s facing for her charitable work. Cheever was cited by police last week...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Friday, April 17, 2015
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The sequel to the surprise 2009 hit Paul Blart: Mall Cop was released today, somehow, and literally everyone who’s seen it hates it. Its 0% score on Rotten Tomatoes isn’t good for Sony Pictures, but it’s pretty great for fans of movie reviews,...
From: Jezebel | By: Bobby Finger | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Nine-year-old Dakota Fanning, star of 2001’s I Am Sam is on the cover of the May issue of Nylon. The child star, still nine after all these years, bakes a cake with writer Lia Mischianti in the magazine’s cover story.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Bobby Finger | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Countless movies, television shows and theatrical productions have studiously depicted the life of actress and icon Marilyn Monroe, and yet, one outlet hadn’t yet done so, and it was the most fitting one of all: Lifetime. Thank god they’ve changed...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Friday, April 17, 2015
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You know that thing where you’re a kid and everyone’s like “Follow your dreams,” and then you get a little older and you’re like, “Dang, I will follow my dreams—all the way to a sweet grill,” and then you get a little bit older than that...
From: Jezebel | By: Jia Tolentino | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Welcome to Grim Yelp Reviews, a new regular feature where we share people’s worst experiences at the worst places. This week: death, the ultimate one-star experience. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Friday, April 17, 2015
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There are lots of things to put into a baby’s memory book: Their first smile, their first step, their first time throwing up all over your back. And now, thanks to the magic of the internet, one baby will have something extra special to remind them...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Friday, April 17, 2015
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On Friday morning on Today, Hoda and Kathie Lee discussed what they listen to when falling asleep. Hoda said she preferred wordless music and that pianist Jim Brickman’s albums were her go-to ‘go to sleep’ artist. Kathie’s favorite lullabies...
From: Jezebel | By: Bobby Finger | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Three former employees of American Apparel have filed a class action lawsuit against the company, WWD reports. The lawsuit alleges that in cutting 200-odd jobs last month , American Apparel was acting in violation of federal and state labor laws.Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Ellie Shechet | Friday, April 17, 2015
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One day too late for Throwback Thursday, below you’ll find a photo of Marco Rubio dressed as a Chippendale’s Dancer for a high school talent show, with a full head of hair and one visible nipple. You’re welcome and I’m very, very sorry.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Some lucky customers trying to buy Balenciaga bags on the brand’s website Thursday managed to get them for a fraction of the price they’re usually listed at, causing panicked excitement among fashionistas across the country, Page Six reports.Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Congressman Bill Shuster, a Pennsylvania Republican who chairs the House Committee on Transportation, admitted to Politico yesterday that he has a “private and personal relationship” with a woman who works as a lobbyist for the airline industry....
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Finally, the AMA that we have always dreamed of has arrived. Maury Povich, paternity test prophet and harbinger of lie detector tests, recently answered questions for viewers at Reddit. One fan asked the 76-year-old talk show host what was the most memorable...
From: Jezebel | By: Marie Lodi | Friday, April 17, 2015
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According to a damning report released Thursday by internal investigators of workplace practices at the CBC, management at the Canadian broadcaster "condoned" the "intimidating, humiliating, hostile, or offensive work environment" Q host Jian Ghomeshi...
From: Jezebel | By: Aleksander Chan | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Deadline reports that HBO has “given a series order” to Divorce, which will star Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Hayden Church. The show will not be a crossover of Sex and the City and Wings, as many of you might suspect, but instead an original...
From: Jezebel | By: Bobby Finger | Friday, April 17, 2015
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We’ve written a lot about cultural appropriation on this website and usually the conversation that follows doesn’t go so well. “Are we not allowed to appreciate other cultures?,” people ask. (Answer: Of course you are.) “If it were up to you,...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Gizmodo What You Need to Know If You're Going to Record the Cops | io9 Star Wars Costumes And Props Reveal New Characters For Episode 7 | Jalopnik X-47B Demonstrates Unmanned Aerial Refueling For The First Time | Kotaku David Hasselhoff's New Music Video,...
From: Lifehacker | By: Jane-Claire Quigley | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Not one week ago, Jezebel’s own Kate Dries laid out a very solid argument for why Lip Sync Battle should not be a show. “Hypocrisy!” you scream. “Then why is Jim Halpert doing a marionette dance at the top of this post?!” Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Ellie Shechet | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Cats are adorable, but they also couldn’t give less of a shit about you, your life or your struggles. Especially if either of those things require them to move when they don’t want to. Meet Cole and Marmalade, two cats who could start an entire consulting...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Orange Is the New Black’s season three is nearly upon us and in the real world, the alleged drug lord that Piper Chapman and Alex Vause smuggled drugs for was just elected senator in Nigeria.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley Coker | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Real Dolls are nothing new. Regardless of personal opinion, no one’s shocked by the realization that lifelike dolls which cost thousands exist for the sole purpose of being made love to until one of their artificial limbs break. But what if there were...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Back in 2008, a Manchester woman named Naomi Jacobs went to bed as usual, but when she woke up the next morning, she was back in the mind of her 15-year-old self. Jacobs’ last memory was as a teen in 1992, going to sleep in the bunk bed she shared...
From: Jezebel | By: Marie Lodi | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Two teenage white girls from Texas thought it would be a good idea to record themselves rapping a song that contained racist lyrics promoting violence against blacks, Latinos and Asians. The song starts off with one girl spewing the N-word, followed...
From: Jezebel | By: Marie Lodi | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Rowan Pope and his Ten Commandments-length monologues make a very welcome return on tonight’s Scandal. And look, he’s right on time for the B613 takedown that should be happening any day now.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Friday, April 17, 2015
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A photo taken by his assistant shows Karl Lagerfeld wearing a custom gold Apple Watch that MacRumors suspects could be worth up “upwards of $25,000.” Looks great Karl, but did you know that it hasn’t been set up yet? On his blog, John Gruber noted...
From: Jezebel | By: Bobby Finger | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Those leaked Sony emails have been uploaded to Wikileaks and are, gulp, searchable! When you search for “Rita Ora,” you get a wonderful email in which someone named Franklin Lack emails Queen Amy Pascal about the singer. “Hi Amy, Hope you’re...
From: Jezebel | By: Bobby Finger | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Cool Girl Anna Kendrick is now adding the title of ‘published author’ to her résumé. The Pitch Perfect 2 actress has just signed a deal to write a collection of humorous personal essays for Touchstone. Kendrick is known for her clever tweets and...
From: Jezebel | By: Marie Lodi | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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In today’s Tweet Beat, Chrissy Teigen encounters a special idiot, Ryan Reynolds goes fishing and Tyra Banks enjoys a hearty breakfast. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Many cat owners have seen those cat cameras, fantasized briefly about spending workdays watching our cats do whatever it is cats do, and immediately dismissed the expense as a step too far. But not one New York woman. She forged ahead, and now she has...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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An umbilical cord is that thing that was connected to you in that place where you’ll now find your belly button, and we all used to have one. Thanks to introductory biology classes, I presume that level of umbilical cord awareness is fairly common....
From: Jezebel | By: Bobby Finger | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Exceptional actor and even better beard-wearer Oscar Isaac is on a press tour to promote his new film Ex Machina (I’ve heard it’s pretty good!) He is also aware of the fact that this blogger and many, many of this site’s readers think he looks...
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Gawker Why We've Decided to Organize | Jalopnik What It's Like To Drive Across Manhattan In An Alfa 4C | Kotaku Ask Dr. Nerdlove: Help, She's Way Out Of My League! | Lifehacker What's the Best Way to Wash My Produce Before I Eat It? | Kinja Popular Posts...
From: Deadspin | By: Jane-Claire Quigley | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Today, Selena Quintanilla would have been 44 years old. It's a fool's exercise to try to imagine where she'd be or the music she'd be making had she not been gunned down by Yolanda Saldívar 20 years ago, but you can bet she would have been a legend.Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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I understand if you hate Britney Spears, because she’s not for everyone. Some people don’t have two ears and a heart and I get that. But those people also generally don’t pay hundreds of dollars for a seat to one of Britney’s shows. Here’s...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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