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Woman Accidentally Forklifted Across a Festival Site in a Port-a-Potty

Port-a-potties are a nasty fact of civilized life—must we make them worse? A woman at the Newlyn Fish Festival in Cornwall (“The best and biggest celebration of the sea, seafood and fishing in the UK”) was minding her own damn business in a portable toilet when she found herself lifted up into the air and transported… » 9/01/15 4:10pm 32 minutes ago

10 More Big Harry Potter Reveals We Can Expect From J.K. Rowling

Tuesday afternoon, J.K. Rowling tweeted some huge news about some of her beloved characters from the Harry Potter universe. “Have just heard that James S Potter has been Sorted (to nobody’s surprise) into Gryffindor. Teddy Lupin (Head Boy, Hufflepuff) disappointed,” she wrote to her 5.32M followers. » 9/01/15 3:45pm 57 minutes ago

Interview's Groundbreaking #ME Issue Is Like Instagram, But Printed

Interview, the pretty magazine in which pretty famous people have conversations with other pretty famous people, has released their newest issue, and it’s all about #ME. Well, not me me, but celebrities me. So, them. It’s about them. The September issue features eight “alternative covers that are essentially self… » 9/01/15 2:55pm Today 2:55pm

Chris Christie Refuses to Be Ignored at Next Debate, Will 'Go Nuclear'

Chris Christie—unrequited lover of Bruce Springsteen, Governor of New Jersey, and Republican presidential candidate—has a hungry heart. Ignored during his party’s first presidential debate, he was deprived of the opportunity to tell us his dreams and aspirations. But he won’t be silenced again, oh no. Next time this… » 9/01/15 2:36pm Today 2:36pm

Men Consume, Women Are Consumed: 15 Thoughts on the Stigma of Sex Work

Last week, federal agents arrested the founder and five staffers of male escort site Rentboy.com. Two days later, GQ published “The Real Life of a Sugar Daddy,” a feature on SeekingArrangement.com’s buyers and sellers of sex. Here, Charlotte Shane, who’s been a sex worker for 11 years and a writer under this name for… » 9/01/15 2:15pm Today 2:15pm

Skype Co-Founder Sues Ex-Fiancée to Return Enormous Engagement Ring

Janus Friis, the billionaire co-founder of Skype, is suing his ex-fiancee, a Danish popstar, demanding that she return numerous gifts he gave her, include a $471,000 engagement ring. In the spirit of scorched-earth jilted lovers everywhere, Friis also used the suit to accuse ex-fiancée Aura Dione of “multiple affairs… » 9/01/15 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

Today's Best Deals: DIY Juice, Cheap Jeans, GoPro Bundle, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 9/01/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Rihanna Would Like You to Inhale Her Eleganza

Rihanna stopped at Macy’s in New York Monday to promote her brand new fragrance, RiRi, a fruity floral with top notes of “mandarin, cassis, rum and passion fruit” according to Fragrantica, aka The Bible. Her in-store look was somewhere between ‘80s Madonna and Marie-Antoinette, and clearly she’s got the hand-model… » 9/01/15 12:45pm Today 12:45pm

How to Ask Your Partner for Sex So They'll Enthusiastically Say Yes

Let’s get real: couples can start getting lazy initiating sex. Who here hasn’t tried to initiate sex by clumsily groping at their partner, or blurting out, “I guess it’s been a while. Should we do it?” It might feel easier, but it can also feel wildly impersonal. Let’s talk about how to initiate sex in a way that will… » 9/01/15 12:18pm Today 12:18pm

No One's Ever Been Dedicated to Not Doing Their Job Quite Like County Clerk Kim Davis 

Kim Davis, the county clerk who’s been married four times but has steadfastly refused to allow same-sex couples marriage licenses because “that searing act of validation would forever echo in her conscience,” has once again been told to STFU and do the job she was elected to do. And, once again, she is refusing. » 9/01/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Here's How New Texas Public School Textbooks Write About Slavery

In 2010, the Texas Board of Education approved a revised social studies curriculum that, wrote The New York Times that year, would “put a conservative stamp on history” once going into effect in 2015. In advance of their debut in Texas classrooms last week, it was widely reported that the new textbooks, published by… » 9/01/15 10:30am Today 10:30am