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June 22, 2012

What Goth Originally Looked Like Photo

The very first Goths! I found an awesome gallery of Goths in the 80's and thought I'd share with you guys. It's fascinating how this subculture has survived and I love how other subcultures have borrowed elements of it and taken it many fascinating …

6 Inspiring Women In Science The European Commission Might Want To Learn About

The organization just released a widely panned, blatantly sexist video of "sexy" scientists wearing high heels and lipstick to encourage young women to pursue careers in the field. Well, they might want to try talking about real women who are actually succeeding in the field — and not just de facto examples like Marie Curie and Sheryl Sandberg.

Mean Ol' David Letterman Picks On Justin Bieber

Cranky old Dave grabbed Bieber's arm where he had just gotten a tattoo the day before, scolded him, and then made fun of the fact that he thinks there's a "Sixteenth Chapel" on last night's Late Show. As you might expect, Bieber fans are PISSED.

Waiting For A Date

A reader wonders why you need to wait for a date when she's all over you right then and there.

Gay Mormon Men Open Up About Why They Marry Women

Earlier this month, Josh Weed came out to the world as a gay Mormon in a happy heterosexual marriage. Now, as more stories emerge of "mixed-orientation marriages," others like Weed are opening up about their reasonings and regrets.

Drinking While Pregnant

I found out that I was pregnant on Christmas Day, 2011. I am due on September 4. I had my first drink (not counting a sip of champagne on New Year’s) on March 25, 2012. It was a Michelob Ultra I received after finishing the Shamrock Shuffle 8K. I fi…

Anti-Obama Artist Strikes Again

Jon McNaughton, the artist who depicted Obama burning the Constitution, has a new painting. He's aiming to sell it to the highest bidder, between $50,000 and $100,000.

Why Do Women Really Leave Government?

In her Atlantic cover story, Anne-Marie Slaughter discusses her decision to leave the State Department to spend more time with her family. But a look at other women's resignations reveals that the administration's problem may be less about accommodating their families, and more about appointing women in the first place.

OMG BuzzFeed On Late Night

Aside from it being in a terrible joke, Jay Leno gets a WIN for talking about McKay Coppins' scoop about anti-Mitt Romney protesters being paid for their time. Click to about 2:00. Oh, and Jay, it was in Michigan, not Chicago. But we forgive you.

15 Powerful Photos Of The Texas Drought

Texas photographer Wyman Meinzer documented the devastation in the state following a months-long drought. These images, which he took starting last June, show a scary, near-apocalyptic world of people and animals desperate for a drop of rain. Warning: some of these are graphic.

15 Things I Learned From The Twitter War On Dan Gilbert

On the night LeBron left Cleveland, the owner of the Cavaliers famously wrote a screed that culminated in a prediction that the Cavs would win a championship before LeBron James. Last night, LeBron made a liar out of his former boss and Twitter was quick to let Gilbert know it.

Abraham Lincoln Vs. History's Vampires: Angelus

At first, it seems like an easy fight. Buffy’s beau has more weaknesses than Cassidy or Morbius. Garlic, decapitation, stakes to the heart, has to be invited in, and so on. Granted, in the Buffy universe, one teenaged girl is supposed to kick all…

Demi Moore Dating Joe Manganiello?

Is Demi Moore dating 'Magic Mike' hunk Joe Manganiello? In a radio interview with Ryan Seacrest, Manganiello says there is "zero truth" to the rumors.

Ann Curry: "I Don't Always Understand My Worth"

The 55-year-old Today anchor, who is reportedly being replaced by NBC, covers the August 2012 issue of Ladies' Home Journal. She told the magazine, "I don't always understand my worth. I think it's a chronic condition for women. I'm not talking about professionally. I'm talking about in our personal lives. We constantly punish ourselves with degrading thoughts when we look at ourselves in the mirror. We allow people to treat us poorly, we allow our husbands or boyfriends to get away with things or we have relationships with girlfriends or colleagues who don't treat us well. We don't defend ourselves as we would our own children." As for Today's recent loss in the ratings war to Good Morning America, she said, "It's hard not to take it personally."

Rielle Hunter Says Being With John Edwards Was "Like A Rock Concert"

In a 20/20 interview airing tonight, she says that when he sat down on a hotel bed with her, "Something happened internally with me. I responded... I have not experienced it or felt what was happening before. Ever. An intensity like a rock concert. A lot of energy."

Updated: Agyness Deyn Married Actor Giovanni Ribisi

Agyness Deyn, born Laura Hollins, is just full of surprises these days. This year alone, she revealed her real age (ok that wasn’t that much of a surprise), eschewed modeling for acting and now, apparently, she’s gotten married. And to a pretty famo…

Man's New Wife Is Perfect Kidney Match

DALLAS, June 20 (UPI) -- A Dallas man said it was a "miracle" when his new wife turned out to be a perfect match for the kidney transplant he needs to survive.

Hot Or Not Emma Stone's Vampy Gothy Look Photo Yasi's Photos

Okay Emma Stone. Enough. ENOUGH. I am already obsessed with you, with your cute raspy voice and your acerbic wit and your sparkly, tinkling laugh, so you can cut it out with all the awesome fashion already. Especially with this look that you wore to…

Charlie Sheen Blames Dave Chappelle For 'Two & A Half Men' Firing?

Even when he's not having a spectacular meltdown, Charlie Sheen is full of colorful theories. In his new Playboy interview, the actor talks about his belief in ghosts, reveals the origin of "tiger blood" -- and says he was fired from Two and a Half …

Wynonna Judd Reveals Ashley & Naomi Weren't Invited To Her Wedding

When country star Wynonna Judd said "I do" to drummer Cactus Moser on June 10, something was missing -- and it wasn't something borrowed or blue. Wynonna's very famous mother and sister, singer Naomi Judd and actress Ashley Judd, were conspicuously …

How To Build An iPad Competitor

It's funny. Or sad. Or predictable. It's predictably sadly funny that many tech media outlets are saying that Apple's iPad finally has a bonafide competitor in the Microsoft Surface. Set aside for now that Surface does look genuinely interesting, th…

Steven Seagal Talks About The Judo Gene Lebell Poop Story

The story of martial arts legend Judo Gene Lebell supposedly choking Steven Seagal out until he pooped himself (until Seagal pooped, that is) has been around almost as long as I’ve been alive, and has been covered twice before (here and here) on thi…

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