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If you were a fan of Sex and the City, one of the things you probably remember about it was the way the show regularly slipped high-end name brands like it was just no big deal. Casually mentioning your Manolo Blahnik shoes or your Givenchy was just...
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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In November of 2012, a 15-year-old girl was on a two-day school trip to a national park when she was brutally raped by a classmate. She reported it. She was hospitalized. There was an investigation. Her alleged rapist returned to school. She never did.Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Lindy West | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which in which we gleefully wallow in the filth contained within the pages of Star, Us Weekly, OK!, Life & Style and InTouch. This week: Kim and Kanye are already falling apart, causing her to eat pasta on top...
From: Jezebel | By: Callie Beusman | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Mockingjay's Capitol Couture campaign — which is basically promotional material for the upcoming film but in the very meta form of a high-fashion magazine enjoyed by the residents of the Capitol — continues to be beauteous.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Callie Beusman | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The unofficial fifth taste may help you stick to that diet. Umami is commonly described as the savory, meaty taste that can be found in cheeses, meats, mushrooms and cooked tomatoes. It is probably best known as the flavor provided by the food additive...
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Abortion is a subject TV has traditionally handled with about same tact and restraint as a hysterical Nancy Grace hashtag. But this week's episode of ABC Family's The Fosters took a nuanced and humane look at how the same late term abortion politicians...
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Besides the rampant use of technologies like lie detector tests and ultrasounds, one topic dominated The Bachelorette's "Men Tell All" episode Monday night: racism.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Actress Octavia Spencer, former spokesperson for the weight-loss drug Sensa, sued the company for backpay and is now headed to court.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Listen up, ladies: Are you tired of games, half-truths and cat-and-mouse phone chases that will never lead to love? Well, have I got a guy for you. He's got standards, he's got morals and, most importantly, he has a list of about 372,000 dealbreakers...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Buy all the kale you can right now, because like limes and quinoa before it, happiness is fleeting and the Food Gods are untrustworthy. Attention: There Is A Kale Shortage. Gird Your Grocery Carts!Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Do you like jogging, but wish it was a little more like a Saw movie and/or dystopian nightmare in which thigh gaps have become the global currency? Well, today in horrible ideas: A new wearable fitness tracker that actually zaps users with an electric...
From: Jezebel | By: Lindy West | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Deadspin Hazing Investigation: Ohio State Band Members Are Horny And Depraved | Gawker The 10 Worst New Yorker #Longreads | Kotaku Ask Dr. Nerdlove: She Broke My Heart And Won't Move Out | Lifehacker How to Stop Overthinking Everything and Find Peace...
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Once upon a time, driver's licenses were simple hunks of plastic, which meant fake IDs were relatively easy to create and acquire. Now that every state festoons the damn things with holograms, they're more expensive—and yet they're more popular than...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Before 30 Rock and before becoming popular at Saturday Night Live, long-time friends Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch had a two-women show — appropriately titled Dratch & Fey — that ran at both the Second City and Amy Poehler's Upright Citizens Brigade...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Bravo is really stacking the lineup for the next season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills — and now we can welcome soap opera star Eileen Davidson to the cast.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Goodbye Bop. Published by Laufer Media since 1983, the company also responsible for Tiger Beat, it was reported Thursday that the teen magazine would stop publishing monthly and begin releasing only special issues.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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More girls are getting the HPV vaccine — but it's just not enough, according to the CDC. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Here's a crazy thought; legalizing prostitution could reduce the number of international HIV infections for female sex workers by at least a third in several countries. Health experts presented this new research drawn from Canada, India and Kenya during...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Are you an adult person struggling with the challenges of explaining to young people how all the things they are obsessed with stemmed from old, shitty things you barely cared about? Then don't watch this video because it will probably give you hives...
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Earlier this year, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punched his fiancee so hard she passed out and then dragged her unconscious body out of an elevator. The whole thing was caught on camera and resulted in Rice being charged with aggravated assault....
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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The Ohio State University marching band is in some shit after an investigation revealed the band to be more or less Porky's with tubas and kettle drums. A report stemming from the university's two-month investigation has quite a few details on the internal...
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The Fifty Shades of Grey trailer is upon us, and while it doesn't reveal much from the Red Room of Pain, it does come wih the startling discovery that Jamie Dornan's been stripped of his hair and turned into a sanitized, shaved, waxed version of himself....
From: Jezebel | By: Dodai Stewart | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Anti-choice advocates have been traditionally been focused on controlling what comes out of a person's body (an embryo), but they're currently broadening their horizons and getting all shook up about what goes in. And it's not even about penises this...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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God doesn’t want Julianna Battenfield to pay her law school student loans because Faith so she’s asking the Internet to pay for her degree instead. The Lord works in mysterious ways, am I right?Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Nicki Minaj teased the release of her new single, "Anaconda," by dropping the single's artwork on Instagram. As you can see, she opted for a, let's say, brave, look. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Breaking news from the world of advice columnists: Emily Yoffe has discovered striking similarities between questions used for numerous "Dear Prudence" columns she's penned and questions answered by actress Debbie Reynolds for her advice column "Dear...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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As previously discussed, Beyoncé has been tapped to record a new version of "Crazy In Love" for the movie Fifty Shades of Grey. On The Today Show Thursday, Hoda and Kathie Lee took it upon themselves to watch the trailer (again) and channel their inner...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Forget a slow news day—summer is the slow news season. Politicians, celebs and bigwigs aren't doing anything but chilling at their second and third homes. Coverage thins to two categories: sudden catastrophes (plane crash, plane crash, plane crash)...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Ah, the halcyon days of the '90s, when we humans dwelled placidly under the dot-com bubble, foolishly investing all of our money in Beanie Babies and plucking out most of our eyebrow hairs. Now, in the 2010s, we are all left bereft, hopelessly gluing...
From: Jezebel | By: Callie Beusman | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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A month after its founder Dov Charney was suspended for misconduct, American Apparel has appointed new directors to its board, and for the first time one of them is a woman.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Tracie Egan Morrissey | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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A lawsuit claims an Alabama hospital amputated the penis of a man who went in for a circumcision.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Yahoo! Answers has been a lot of things (informative , amusing, insane), but never has it been classy — at least not until Broadway heavy-hitter Audra McDonald sang them out loud with accompaniment by Josh Charles and Jimmy Fallon.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Researchers are warning that a uterine cancer treatment performed on 50,000 American women a year might actually — whoopsie-daisy! — be spreading the cancer to other organs.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Benjamin Wey, a financier at New York Global Communications, has been slapped with a $75 million sexual harassment lawsuit from Hanna Bouveng, his 24-year-old former director of corporate communications. Bouveng alleges that Wey insisted that she wear...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Queen Elizabeth, the English-speaking world's poker-faced great great aunt, has spent much of her life participating in painstakingly staged photo ops. Ergo, it's pretty tough to catch her in a candid moment. But smartphones are changing that—witness...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Gawker Algerian Official: Missing Plane With 116 People on Board Has Crashed | Gizmodo How Buckyballs Fell Apart | Kotaku The Sport of Japanese Apologizing | Lifehacker Jim Carrey on Why You Shouldn't Fear Failure Read more......
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Most ads for products are cheesy, ridiculous, or insulting as it is. But products specifically targeting women are often uniquely terrible, and this may ring true, in part, because those products are often designed or marketed entirely by men. But how...
From: Jezebel | By: Tracy Moore | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Elusive chanteuse Britney Spears and famed weirdo director/ transcendental meditation enthusiast/ amazing Louie guest star David Lynch are launching their own respective lines of women's wear. Both contain bras. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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According to the United Nations, the radical Sunni Islamist group Isis currently attempting to take over Iraq and Syria has demanded that those women and girls living in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul be genitally mutilated.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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What a beautiful time to be alive: the Fifty Shades of Grey trailer has premiered on the Today show, and it appears this film will be documenting the emotional journey of a woman with a low ponytail and an ill-fitting cardigan (VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS...
From: Jezebel | By: Callie Beusman | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 22: Well wishers outside Kensington Palace as Prince George of Cambridge turns 1 on July 22, 2014 in London, England. Prince George of Cambridge was born at 16:24 on July 22nd, 2013 at St Mary's Hospital, London. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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A Minnesota man said he and his family were kicked off of a Southwest Airlines flight on Wednesday because of a tweet he sent.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Can you imagine if all of these things were together in one movie? You would leave the theater hyperventilating and hitting yourself with your slap bracelet to make sure you were all right. (RIP slap bracelets.)Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Here's just one more reason never to get fancy when you're ordering a drink: You may find your entire face on fire. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Lauryn Hill performed at the Chicago House of Blues last week, reportedly going on stage 50 minutes late and proceeding to be "terrible." When a fan complained and gave her the finger, Hill delivered a "lecture" about being respectful.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Lindy West | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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In today's Tweet Beat, Brandi Glanville is going to be broke by the time she gets done promoting her book, Rumer Willis has real problems and Lucy Lawless thinks Johnny Knoxville is sweet.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Oh sex spreadsheets, how you make us laugh. What is it about taking sex-related data of the sad-trombone sort and sticking it into columns that is so joyous to peruse? It must be that the spreadsheet seeks to give a sense of order and control to the...
From: Jezebel | By: Tracy Moore | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Of course, it's pictures of cats. But there's a twist. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Despite several Tony nominations, a musical based on the Woody Allen film Bullets Over Broadway will close after only five months.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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She's back! Nina Millin is back with more of her karaoke disaster-turned-YouTube hit, The Beyoncélogues. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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