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June 4, 2012

Detroit - Pride + Epic Boat Party Photo

Yesterday was a really incredible day. I performed at the Detroit Pride and saw so many of my amazing Moon Babies. I remembered all of your faces from last year! 3 Good to see you guys again. I hope you had fun cause I definitely did. I love u so mu…

How To Turn Her Down

This article, by Robin Hilmantel, was originally published on It is unedited by AskMen. Whether you’re dealing with a close friend, stranger from a dating website, or coworker you’re going to see in the break room, turning a woman do…

Why The Miss USA Pageant Needs A Talent Segment

If English-speaking aliens landed on Earth and the first thing they did was park themselves on a couch and watch the Miss USA pageant, they'd think all we valued about those women was their ability to smile and to walk while wearing a dress and heels. But these women can do so, so much more.

9 Best Queen Elizabeth Memes

She's like Betty White, only British. As Elizabeth II celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, let us remember her the way the Internet intended. With funny captions.

A Worrying Clue About The Future Of Google+

Google is buying Meebo and putting its employees to work on Google+. Adding a nagging, forceful Meebo-style bar would be one of the few guaranteed ways to make Google+ less fun, so this doesn't bode terribly well. Although I do feel sort of sorry for the Meebo folks? I mean, I know they just joined Google but they're basically being sent to the front lines of social networking's Stalingrad.

Prodigy, 21, About To Become Doctor

CHICAGO, June 4 (UPI) -- A 21-year-old Chicago-area man is about to become the youngest person ever to receive a medical degree from the University of Chicago, officials say.

See The Queen As A Series Of Pantone Color Swatches

In honor of Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, Pantone and ad agency Leo Burnett have created a color guide book of her famously monochromatic outfits. Each swatch comes with a Pantone reference, and the date the shade appeared on the queen. In other words, this is the best non-flip book flip book ever.

Why Are The Guys On "Girls" So Terrible?

In the latest episode of the HBO series one of TV's most awful love interests, Adam, urinated on his girlfriend. The plot point exemplified how the writers of this show don't give the male characters a break.

Man Wrestles Leopard, Saves Town

A man singlehandedly saved his township after wrestling a leopard which entered a residential area in India and injured 13 people. OK, it probably wasn't singlehandedly, but these pictures speak for themselves. You can get the rest of the story here.

35 Quirky Bathing Suits For Any Budget

You don't need to spend $300 — or even $100 — to get an interesting and flattering swimsuit that stands out from the rest. A cat-print one-piece might be worth the splurge, though.

Bethenny Frankel On New Talk Show Fox

Is there anything this woman can't do? From reality TV star and New York Times best-selling author to Skinnygirl mogul and now daytime talkshow diva, Bethenny Frankel continues to grow her empire.

The World's Worst Password Requirements List

I tweeted about this but wanted to document it here for posterity. The Attorney General of Texas Child Support website has the worst set of password requirements I've ever seen.

The Breaking Bad Cast Goes Bowling

Nerdist took Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, R.J. Mitte, and Betsy Brandt out to the lanes for a little charity bowling. Meth cookies were possibly consumed.

Meet The Romney Birthers

"I find it unacceptable that we cannot find a qualified American." Chester Arthur's legitimacy also in question.

The Cholumbian Hairstyle Guide

The Cholumbian hairstyle seems to combine classic Hassidic style with the working class flavor of Monterrey, Mexico. Which obviously renders it as one of my favorite haircuts of all time.

Hugh Hefner And Crystal Harris Back Together

Now here's a pairing we didn't expect to see again. One year after their messy and humiliating public breakup, Hugh Hefner and his former fiancee Crystal Harris are back together. Maybe men in their mid-80s are just that much more forgiving? On F…

Seeing The World Like A Superhero

With a new video filter, researchers are able to see humans' pulses through their skin, and amplify tiny movements into easily visible ones. Warning: creepy GIFs ahead.

Professional Female Badminton Players No Longer Forced To Wear Skirts

Just in time for the 2012 London Olympics, the Badminton World Federation has dropped its controversial skirts-only rule. Earlier this year, the International Volleyball Federation also changed its uniform rules, allowing female beach volleyball players to wear shorts and sleeved tops instead of bikinis.

Obama's 2008 Plan Said It Would Reform The Death Penalty, End Racial Profiling

Touting his record of helping to reform the death penalty as a state Senator in Illinois, Obama promised his 2008 plan to reform the death penalty, and issue he has talked about little since talking office. Also in the campaign plan, Obama said he'd sign a bill to to "ban racial profiling" under federal law, another issue the President has talked about little since taking office. Supporters of the President, however, point to his efforts to stop Arizona's new immigration as a sign he is keeping with his pledge.

A Brief History Of Kardashian Family Lip Dubs

The latest "family music video" to come from the Kardashian Klan features a close-up of Kim's ass splashing in the water, sixteen-year-olds in bikinis, Bruce slapping Kris Jenner's ass, and the entire family making it rain on the beach. I guess it's time to take a look back at everything that led us here.

Some Guy Turned His Dead Cat Into A Helicopter

Following this cat's tragic demise after a fatal encounter with a car, Dutch Artist Bart Jansen turned the remains of the feline into a remote controlled helicopter. The device has been dubbed the Orvillecopter after the cat's namesake American aviator Orville Wright.

Nintendo's Alternate Universe

The company's E3 preview video is a lot of things: awkward, impressive, corny, hopeful. But the overwhelming impression it leaves in one of Nintendo as an alien company, only casually aware of the real changes in gaming over the last five years — mobile, social, consoles becoming media devices — while, at the same time, attempting to reinvent and claim them all as its own. Nintendo is capable of genius; now, more than ever, it needs to follow through.

"Mr. Trololo," Eduard Khil, Has Died

Devastating news: Internet legend Eduard Khil passed away yesterday in St. Petersburg from complications of a stroke he suffered in May. He was 77.

The Dogs Of The Wisconsin Recall

Meet Bear and Max. One is a union dog, the other is a Walker acolyte trained to raise his right paw when he hears the governor's name.

Man Keeps Staring At His Boss's Boobs

Even after he gets slapped. Twice. It's a commercial with a surprise ending, via India. Spoiler alert: Watch it before reading my brief words.

Nineteen-Year-Olds Start Stanford's First-Ever Conference For Women In Tech

Ellora Israni and Ayna Agarwal are launching she++, Stanford University's first conference for women in technology ever. They say, "We want to challenge the traditional ‘nerdy’ stereotype with that of the ‘femgineer’— an innovative, empowered, well-rounded engineer who lends human compassion to the face of technology."

DeShawn Stevenson's ATM

Jason's covered the rise of the NBA nerd, so maybe you look at this picture posted to the Instagram of Brooklyn Nets guard DeShawn Stevenson and see a hat at a jaunty angle, banana colored pants, a twee bow tie, and-RECORD SCRATCH-is that an ATM beh…

And The Newly-Outed Gay Character In DC Comics Is...

Last month DC Comics co-publisher Dan DiDio said they would be revealing that a “prominent” character is gay. We had our guesses, and I’m tempted to scream a Nikki Finke style TOLDJA, but now we know the official answer. Alan Scott, the original Gre…

Obama's 2008 Donors Don't Give In 2012

Nearly 90% of the Americans who gave $200 to Obama's 2008 campaign haven't re-upped this year. Disillusionment, and hard times: “I wish he was the socialist they accused him of being," says one.

Johnny Depp Rocks Out With The Black Keys

Instead of giving a speech, Johnny Depp chose to accept the MTV Generation Award at tonight's Movie Awards by playing two songs with the Black Keys — "Gold on the Ceiling" and "Lonely Boy", to be precise.

Miss Rhode Island Nails Transgender Question, Is Crowned Miss USA

Her name is Olivia Culpo, she's 20 years old, and has made the Dean's List every semester at Boston University, where she's a sophomore. Olivia gave a great answer to a question about transgender pageant contestants, but did anyone else REALLY think Miss Maryland, the med school student, had it in the bag?

20 Sloth Smiles, Revealed!

The mysterious Mona Lisas of the animal world have finally shared the secrets behind those amazing smiles. We have the exclusive scoop:

An Oral History Of The Wire

The Wire premiered on HBO 10 years ago tomorrow so Maxim (what really?) is out with a long oral history. It's all worth reading (and finally proof for the 'I read it for the articles' argument), but the more interesting bits to me were towards the e…

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