September 1, 2012
How To Be Gay And Republican
Gay conservatives explain their support for both Mitt Romney and marriage between gay couples.
Heidi Klum Mends Her Broken Heart With Help Of Tattooed Security Guard On Intimate Family Holiday
It has been seven months since Heidi Klum announced her split from husband Seal and the supermodel has appeared to be making the most of single life ever since.
Mars Rover Curiosity's Circular Marks Explained As 'Fiducials'
It's a question that's vexed casual observers, Mars lovers, even curious Redditors and computer engineers: What the heck are those circular markings all over the Curiosity rover? Tattoos?
Toddlers & Tiaras Custody Battle: Should Maddy Verst’s Pageant Mom Be Punished?
Six-year-old Madisyn Verst knows that a lot can happen in a year. On Aug. 31, 2011, she was featured in an episode of TLC’s Toddlers & Tiaras. Madisyn, aka “Maddy,” was filmed in January 2011 competing at the Hearts and Crowns Pageant Winter Extrava…
Beating The Odds: Paralyzed Haitian Earthquake Victim To Race In Paralympics
Four months later, Gonzalez-Bunster returned to Haiti and delivered. Gaisli got a "rough rider" wheelchair with an adjustable design and easily replaceable bike parts and tires that make it a great fit for underdeveloped areas. The Walkabout Foundat…
Bryan Fischer Cancels Planned DNC Trip
The nation's loudest social conservative won't do his show from Charlotte next week as he planned. "I might live longer this way."
These Jehovah's Witnesses Tell Deaf People To Stop Masturbating
I recommend listening to your favorite jam, leaning back, and relaxing while you watch this masterpiece among public service announcements. It's kind of soothing after awhile. Video via @eventi. Updated with synced video!
7 Sexy, Flirty Things To Do Over Labor Day Weekend
Even though Labor Day isn’t technically the end of summer, it sort of officially ushers in fall. Instead of mourning the loss of beach days and flip flops, try celebrating in a romantic way.
Paul Ryan: Marathon Time Claim Not True
Paul Ryan's campaign walked back comments the VP nominee made about running a marathon. "I had a two hour and fifty-something" marathon, Ryan said last week an interview.
Clint Eastwood On Comedy Central's Chair Roast (Uncensored) From Eastwood Chair 2016
Sneak Peak! Clint Eastwood really rips that chair a new asshole on Comedy Central's Roast of A Chair (Uncensored). Premieres Tuesday 9/4, 10/9 Central.
Teen On Bus Killed After Poking Head Out Roof Hatch
(AP) – A teenager headed to a Sweet 16 party was killed after he stuck his head out of the emergency hatch of a double…
Stunning Photos From Helicopter Safari And Other Weekend Links
Mark down another one for your bucket list.
Obama Team Used To Love Clint Eastwood
Democrats may be poking fun at Clint Eastwood for his speech at the Republican Convention, but back in February when he appeared in his "Halftime in America" Chrysler ad, the White House and Obama campaign were loving the movie star.
Look Who Parks Their Cash At Bain
Democrats convened in Charlotte, NC, will double down on their claim that Bain Capital is really the Bain crime family. They will accuse Republican nominee Mitt Romney and Bain’s other “greedy” co-founders of stealing their winnings, evading taxes a…
Justin Bieber: Guns Are Dangerous, Not A Toy — Shame On You
Justin Bieber was spotted playing with a gun on the set of Selena Gomez’s new movie Feed The Dog. Unfortunately, it was bad timing for Justin considering The Dark Knight massacre and other recent shootings around the country in the past few weeks. J…
Thieves Steal Millions Worth Of ... Maple Syrup
(Newser) – Pancake enthusiasts, be on the lookout—thieves in Quebec have made off with a "substantial amount" of maple…
Finally. The time has come. You're graduating from business school. Maybe even Harvard or INSEAD or Stanford. You've been waiting for this day because the time has come for you to prove your worth. To put all that textbook learning to the test. Well…
Paul Krugman Analyzes The Myth Vs. The Reality Of Ryan's Budget
Paul Krugman analyzes myth vs. reality where Paul Ryan is concerned
Robin Roberts’ Mother Dies The Same Day TV Host Takes Medical Leave
A day after Robin Roberts took medical leave from Good Morning America to prepare to undergo a bone marrow transplant and be with her family, co-host George Stephanopoulos informed viewers that Robert’s mother, Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts, 88, had d…
The Democrats' attack on Republican honesty is a campaign ploy, not an argument. An unusually honest election on both sides.
Kim Kardashian News - Kim Kardashian Takes A Late Night Dip In Bikini
Summer may be winding up but the heat isn't, so Kim Kardashian has found the perfect way to cool down while looking hot -- by taking a refreshing late dip. She tweeted a glamorous pic of herse …
Mitt Romney To Flood Victim: 'Go Home And Call 211'
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney launched the final leg of his quest for the White House by visiting storm-battered Louisiana on Friday. He drove through a town that was flooded by Hurricane Isaac in part because it's still outside the …
30 Extravagant Photographs Of The 2012 International Bodypainting Festival
The festival takes place in South Korea and is the largest event in the world of body painting. The incredibly ornate costumes and giant headpieces are just a bonus, I guess.
Britney Spears Tweets Picture Of Self In Awful Bikini
As you can see, Britney’s hair looks kind of greasy, she’s wearing glasses and little to no makeup, and her bikini looks like two very small pieces of an old lady’s tablecloth. She’s also standing in the awkward type of pose you might use to take a …
Victoria Jackson Sounds Off On Todd Akin's Rape And Abortion Comments
And responding to a HuffPost Gay Voices blog post from a former friend who said he ended their friendship because of her views on homosexuality, Jackson said she doesn't "think people should identify themselves by their sexual life." "The Todd A…
Can Schools Teach Entrepreneurship?
17-year-old author and innovator Nikhil Goyal says it's possible if schools change their 'do as you're told' mentality.
“You Didn’t Build That”: It Doesn’t Matter What Obama Meant To Say, But What People Heard.
The official theme of the GOP convention Wednesday night was "We Can Change That," but that didn’t stop several of the speakers from revisiting Tuesday’s theme, the base-rallying battle cry: “We Built It.” The message: The righteous exploitation of …
Clint Eastwood, GOP Convention: The Romney Campaign Sells Out Its Surprise Speaker.
The Mitt Romney campaign had two things to convey about the candidate at the Republican convention: his steadfast likability as a human being, and his hyper-competence as an executive. Whatever progress they made on either front was gone by Friday a…
Jonah Lehrer Plagiarism In Wired.com: An Investigation Into Plagiarism, Quotes, And Factual Inaccuracies.
For the past three months, Jonah Lehrer, science journalist, author of three books, and (former) New Yorker staff writer has been under siege. In mid-June, he was accused of recycling his old work and publishing it as new. Since then, a number of ac…
Jennette McCurdy From iCarly’s In A Bikini
It’s Real Talk time. You ever watch iCarly with a younger relative and find yourself thinking, “You know what? I’d like to have sex with those ki Different real talk! Different real talk!
David Bender On No One In The GOP ‘vetting Clint Eastwood’
Democratic strategist David Bender points out to Stephanie that no one in the GOP “vetted Clint Eastwood” before his speech. Bender says, “(Eastwood’s appearance) was bigger than the SEAL Team 6 book.” Stephanie says that between Eastwood’s speech a…
'Glee's' Naya Rivera On Brittany And Santana's 'New Challenge,' Same-Sex PDA
Glee's Naya Rivera is all over the map.
Dating In Your 30s
Dating in your thirties is a little more complicated than it was in your twenties, but it's more interesting too.
Calling All Hungry Girls! 4 Healthy Foods That Will Keep You Full Longer
The biggest roadblock to a healthy diet? A growling stomach. If you're like me, you are tempted to splurge when you're feeling really hungry. So, reach for these surprising hunger-busting foods...
Alexander Skarsgard Covers ‘GQ Style Australia’
Alexander Skarsgard is smoldering on the cover of GQ Style Australia‘s Spring/Summer issue, on newsstands this Monday (September 3).
Oldest Message In A Bottle: 97-Year-Old Note Sets New World Record
When Scottish skipper Andrew Leaper hauled in his nets on April 12, little did he know that they carried more than the usual catch of monkfish and cod. Instead, Leaper set a new world record.
The Remarkable Life Of The Dock Connector
Eight years and hundreds of millions of devices later, Apple's weird, flat, ubiquitous plug is heading to the great tangled cord drawer in the sky.
Kid Rock Onstage: Blasts Obama, Praises Romney-Ryan
Singer Kid Rock not only took a dig at President Barack Obama during his Wednesday night performance at the Republican National Convention, he made it rhyme with the GOP ticket.
Grindr Sees Increase In Usage In Tampa During RNC
Grindr, the friend-finding phone application that has become a popular destination for gay men looking to meet up, experienced a surge in traffic in the Tampa area during the Republican National Convention this week.
What Is The Value Of A Science PhD: Is Graduate School Worth The Effort?
Few people spend 11 years in college. Most stay for four or five before the urge to leave campus and earn a salary kicks in. Barring a thesis defense meltdown, I'll be one of about 50,000 graduate students across the United States and Canada to get …
A Small Czech Sumo Wrestler Destroys Other Larger Opponents In His Way
Takanoyama Shuntaro (AKA: Pavel Bojar), a 200 lb Judo player from the Czech Republic, competes at the elite level in Sumo. ...
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Preview For PS3, 360 From 1UP.com
For the best Previews of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII for PS3, 360, check out this page on 1UP.com
New Drought Problem: US Homes Are Cracking
(AP) – Carol DeVaughan assumed her suburban St. Louis home was simply settling when cracks appeared in the walls. When…
Taylor Swift ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ Music Video — Full & Official
Taylor's feisty new breakup anthem has one of the best videos of the year -- check it out below RIGHT NOW! Taylor Swift took an ex to task with her new song "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together", and now she has released the super-hot video! Tay…
Here Are The Newest Chanel Nail Colors That Will Probably Sell Out Before You Can Get One
Chanel’s nail lacquers are always aspirational–a $26 price tag helps with that–but none are more crave-worthy than the brand’s limited edition Fashion’s Night Out collections. The last few years, in addition to the seasonal collections the brand rel…
Going Inside Code Pink's Larger Than Life-sized Vaginas
Those vaginas, which fall loosely over wearers’ neck much like a vintage Halston halter dress, have taken on a life of their own at the Republican National Convention. They sing. They dance. They are near omnipresent. While driving to an event las…
Charity Breast Squeeze: Japanese Porn Channel Throws Interactive Benefit For STOP!AIDS (VIDEO)
Whether one meets it with shock and outrage or unabashed enthusiasm, a charity breast squeeze is bound to get attention. And that might have been part of the idea behind a Japanese porn channel's recent interactive fundraiser.
CNN's Piers Morgan: Clint Eastwood Was 'Hollywood Meets Politics Trainwreck'
Clint Eastwood on Thursday night went from the GOP's "mystery speaker" to giving a speech that baffled some viewers and pundits.
Calorie Restriction And Longevity: Monkey Study Shows Hunger Doesn’t Increase Longevity, But Type Of Food Does.
Rhesus monkeys do not often appear on the front page of the New York Times, but on July 10, 2009, there were two, pictured side by side: Canto, age 27, and Owen, age 29. In monkey terms, this made them the equivalent of senior citizens, but the stri…
11 Pictures Of Terrible Roommates
With the new school year about to start it's time for students across the country to be randomly paired with a person they don't know. Living with other people is always hard. It's especially hard when the other person is crazy. Here's 11 pictures s…
Brandi Glanville: "I Totally Support" LeAnn Rimes' Treatment Decision
"I totally support LeAnn's decision to enter rehab -- my top priority is my children, and at the end of the day we are a family," Glanville (who has two sons with Cibrian, Mason, 9, and Jake, 5) told Us Weekly on Thursday. "LeAnn is their stepmom, a…
Matthew McConaughey Weight Loss: Why He's So Skinny
Matthew McConaughey has never been a guy with body issues. He seems to be shirtless more often than not (proof here!), and he stripped down to a thong for his last movie, Magic Mike. So why is he suddenly dropping weight like crazy? Is everything o…
Director On Robert Pattinson: 'Twilight' Almost Ruined His Career
The Twilight films might have catapulted Robert Pattinson to superstardom -- but according to director David Cronenberg, all the Team Edward hoopla almost ruined the actor's career.
Harry Styles Tattoo Meaning: "165998" Or "17 Black" For His New Ink?
Judging from this blurry shot of Harry Styles’ new tattoo and what his tattoo artist said, let’s guess as to the meaning!
Kim Kardashian Wearing Kristen Stewart Wedding Dress?
At least, that’s the vibe I’m seriously getting after Kim tweeted this photo around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning: It’s her wearing what looks suspiciously like a wedding dress, and is accompanied only by the coy caption Late night fitting #pucci What…
Prince Harry Sex Tape Scandal Now Includes Cocaine Rumors
In great news, the Prince Harry sex tape rumors just got 1000 times better when we learned cocaine and shrooms were involved in this orgy of fun.
Giuliana Rancic News - Giuliana And Bill Rancic Welcome Son Edward Duke
Giuliana and Bill Rancic welcomed their first son, Edward Duke, late Wednesday evening via a surrogate, the couple confirmed on Thursday. "The ‘Duke’ has landed! Edward Duke Rancic was welcomed …
Snooki News - Snooki Leaves Hospital Cradling Baby Lorenzo (PHOTO)
Smile for the camera, baby boy! Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi gave the world its first glimpse of her newborn son, Lorenzo Domenic LaValle, as she was wheeled out of St. Barnabas Medical Center in Li …
Mariah Carey News - Mariah Carey Shares Family Snaps Of Nick Cannon And Their Twins (GALLERY)
The “Heartbreaker” singer just gave family and friends — and a whole of fans — an update on her twins Moroccan and Monroe, sharing some adorable photos of the 18-month-olds and their dad Nick Cannon.
Kim Kardashian Is Actually Only Donating 10% Of Proceeds From Her Kanye Kloset Klean Out To Charity
On last week’s episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kanye brought his stylist Renelou Padora to kim’s kloset to klean. it. out. Everything had to go. The reject/giveaway pile stretched throughout Kim’s entire house, filling up guest bedrooms …
10 Of Film’s Biggest Provocateurs
Stark and harrowing, Michael Haneke’s movies are not the type of films to spring on unsuspecting viewers. Where many filmmakers attempt to forge emotional connections between audiences and characters, Haneke avoids them at all costs. Watch Funny Gam…
10 Of Our Favorite Quotes From ‘Breaking Bad’ Season Five
As we prepare for the yearlong, mid-season break of AMC’s utterly captivating Breaking Bad, there seems no time quite like the present to look back at some of the first half of the final season’s best quotes. Vince Gilligan’s series has moved in som…
The Fug Report: The Highs And Lows From The Week In Fashion
Editor’s note: Welcome to The Fug Report! Each week our fashion blogger friends Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan, the sartorial geniuses behind Go Fug Yourself, will feature some of the most memorable looks of the week in this space. We hope you enj…
Clint Eastwood Trashed By On-Air Pundits; Takes Focus Off Romney (Video)
Clint Eastwood might have made the GOP delegates' day by appearing at the Republican National Convention on Thursday night, but his surprise address left the pundits baffled.
What You Missed While Not Watching The Last Night Of The Republican Convention
7:30 p.m. A leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, introduced as only “Ken Hutchins of Massachusetts,” offers the opening benediction. It’s an eloquent tribute to “our kind and loving heavenly father” in the “sacred and holy name…
80 Epic Beer Pong Tables [PHOTOS]
Now that a bunch of you all are away from your parents again, it’s time to get back to work. Of course I’m not referring to the actual schoolwork you or your state are paying valuable money for, I’m talking about making beer pong tables a.k.a the be…
That Difficult Question: How To Decide Which Platform To Buy A Game For
1UP members share their thought process when buying multiplatform games.
Want A Sneak Peek At The Latest Engagement Rings By Vera Wang? (Yes, You Do!)
Obviously Vera Wang knows her way around a wedding dress, but right now I'm more excited about her latest collection of engagement rings!
Melania Trump Knows The Secret To Sexy And I Just Figured It Out!
Fact: No one pulls off mysterious-sexy quite like The Donald's wife Melania Trump; she's so statuesque and stunning with such an arresting presence. Lately something about her look has been catching my eye, but I couldn't really figure out what it w…
3 Chic Office Outfit Ideas, Courtesy Of The Ladies At HL Group (Plus, Peep Their Super-Pretty Desk Decor!)
Need a little end-of-summer office outfit inspiration? Meet the chic ladies behind PR firm HL Group (and get some great desk decor ideas to boot!)....
Anti-Obama Signs In Massachusetts Create Controversy (PHOTOS)
In the small town of Hanson, Mass., two large anti-Obama signs are stirring up controversy, the Enterprise reports. Both signs contain harsh language and imagery, which have been met with mixed reactions by people in the area.
Rachel Maddow: Chris Christie's Keynote Speech Was Act 'Of Political Selfishness' (VIDEO)
Rachel Maddow tore into Chris Christie's speech immediately after the New Jersey governor wrapped up the keynote address at the Republican national convention on Tuesday night.
Chris Christie Speech Blasted As 'Off-Key' By Chris Wallace
TAMPA, Fla. -- Fox News host Chris Wallace had nothing but nice words for Ann Romney's speech at the GOP convention on Tuesday night, saying that it was "effective" and that "everyone afterward was buzzing" about it. But New Jersey Gov. Chris Christ…
Cheryl Cole And Will.i.am Injured In LA Car Crash
Cheryl Cole has been left bloodied and bruised after she and best friend Will.i.am were involved in a car crash.
Victime D'une Maladie Rare, Une Américaine A 100 Orgasmes Par Jour
SANTE - Elle s'appelle Kim Ramsey et malgré sa profession d'infirmière, cette américaine de 44 ans n'a pas encore trouvé de médecin pour la guérir. Ses symptômes? Une centaine d'orgasmes par jour causés par le moindre mouvement, la plus infime des v…
Blue Moon Set For August 31, 2012, With Next One Occurring In 2015
By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 08/29/2012 08:31 AM EDT on LiveScience Your last chance to see a blue moon until 2015 will come around this Friday (Aug. 31), but don't expect an azure hue in the sky. In fact, "blue moon"…
Sarah Palin's Fox News Contract May Not Be Renewed
Sarah Palin's outburst at Fox News on Wednesday is part of a protracted set of contract negotiations that could see the former vice-presidential nominee end her association with the network, New York's Gabriel Sherman reported Thursday. Palin set th…
New Orleans Owes W - NYPOST.com
With Hurricane Isaac menacing New Orleans as Republicans meet in Tampa, the national media are reminding everyone how badly President George W. Bush screwed up the response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. But Bush’s real New Orleans legacy isn’t those…
Tan Mom Patricia Krentcil's Hubby Rich Krentcil Admits She 'Overdid It' In Drunken Nightclub Appearance
The long-suffering husband of New Jersey’s infamous “Tan Mom” was doing a slow burn yesterday.“Maybe she overdid it. But she doesn’t go out much,’’ an...
Woman Killed In Stairway Fall Was On Her Way To Rehab, Sources Say
The tragic, troubled daughter of the city’s former budget chief, who fell to her death down a flight of stairs after a night of boozing with pals, was about to enter rehab, sources told The Post yesterday.
Ann Romney’s RNC Speech: Is It A Good Idea To Marry Your High-school Sweetheart?
During her Tuesday night speech at the Republic National Convention, Ann Romney talked about meeting her future husband at a high-school dance. It worked out for Ann and Mitt Romney, but do statistics support the decision to marry your high-school s…
Jay-Z & Blue Ivy Carter Chopper Into The Big Apple!
Jay-Z & Blue Ivy Carter Chopper Into the Big Apple!
Rihanna & Rob Kardashian: Just Friends!
Rihanna has gotten sooo stupid in the last few years, umbrella was a great song but everything that followed really sucked, she forgot about what matters in the music and just floats around like someone important instead, hanging out with Rob Kard…
Courtney Stodden -- Duh ... OF COURSE I'm Considering Porn Offers!!!
Here's a shocker ... Courtney Stodden says she definitely has NOT ruled out any of the porn offers that have rolled in since she turned 18 this morning.…
The Worst, Most Darkly Hilarious Thing To Ever Happen On Twitter
Here it is, the most unfortunate thing to ever happen on Twitter. Congratulations to Mother Jones co-editor Clara Jeffery! I feel bad for laughing about this, but what can you do? Twitter should give your avatar a special ribbon for this.
Jews Protesting India's Hitler Store In Ahmedabad
What you’re looking at here is a store in Ahmedabad, India called “Hitler,” which apparently sells Superman t-shirts and other clothing. (Do you think Hitler dotted his I’s with a swastika like that? It makes him seem so cheerleaderish!). Anyway, if…
LeAnn Rimes Enters In-Patient Treatment Facility For Anxiety, Stress
"She has a lot of mental anguish," the source explains. "She's incredibly hard on herself . . . She really does have a lot of anxiety."
Bill Cosby Not Dead, Victim Of Internet Death Hoax
Rumors of the actor's demise surfaced Monday when Facebook user Jonathan Gorman created a group page on the social networking site called "R.I.P. Bill Cosby." The site quickly garnered 315,000 likes, causing Cosby to take to Twitter to dispel rumors…
Rihanna Dating Rob Kardashian! - UsMagazine.com
For more details on the stars' surprise courtship -- and how Rihanna avoided contact with Brown during her night on the town with Kardashian -- watch this week's Hot Stuff Video, as explained by Us Weekly Senior Editor Ian Drew and special guest, ni…
Official Trailer: A Liar's Autobiography From GrahamChapmanLives
Graham Chapman, probably best remembered as 'the dead one from Monty Python', writes and stars in the animated movie of his own life story, A Liar's Autobiography. He was born, he went to Cambridge and met John Cleese, he smoked a pipe, he became a…