Twitter Ragers, Bomb Threats, Selfies: Teens Now Are Dumber Than Ever

Maybe it's because spring finally arrived, and summer's finally in sight. Maybe it's hormones, or maybe it's just the angst of youth. But for some reason, teens are absolutely, undeniably out of control right now. Forget peak beard—we're at peak dumb teen. » 4/17/14 11:25am 15 minutes ago

The Sicilian Nun Is Back, Singing 'Girls Just Want to Have Fun'

Things are moving right along over at the Italian edition of The Voice. Our favorite nun, Sister Cristina — who wowed the judges and brought a tough guy to tears with an Alicia Keys number during the blind auditions — is back for her first battle. And it's '80s week! » 4/17/14 11:05am 35 minutes ago

Poop and Politics: Highlights From the Annual Peeps Diorama Contest

Easter is just around the corner, so you know what that means: peeps! If there's anything that truly honors the Christian themes of resurrection and sacrifice, it's brightly colored sugar gobs molded into misshapen adorable little animals. Of course this season also marks the return of the annual Peeps Show, Washington … » 4/17/14 10:40am Today 10:40am

Gender Transition as Social Experiment?

Alexa Huang, Professor of English at George Washington University, writes about her experiences of the intersection of gender identity and race by looking at how her transition as a trans woman of color, specifically as an Asian trans woman, has altered the way privilege is applied, not applied, restricted, or revoked… » 4/16/14 10:15pm Yesterday 10:15pm

Want to Cheat On Your Spouse Without Fear of Judgement? Go to France!

Recently, the Pew Research Global Attitudes Project surveyed people in 40 different countries around the world about issues of morality, like sex, drinking, and gambling. They found that the Czech Republic was most accepting of gay lifestyles, Chile was the most relaxed about divorce and France is among the few… » 4/16/14 7:50pm Yesterday 7:50pm

Fox News Has Crazy New Idea of Putting 4 Women on One News Show

Fox News announced today that the news network of choice for the hate-poisoned elderly will soon be launching an innovative new show called which will feature four female panelists and — wait for the twist, guys; it's so good! — ONE DUDE. It's called "Outnumbered" and it will for sure be a gigantic leap forward for… » 4/16/14 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

Girls to the Front! The Punk Singer and How Riot Grrrl Changes Lives

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The first time I heard musician and Riot Grrrl pioneer Kathleen Hanna sing, "We want revolution…girl-style noooowwww," I was 16 years old, living deep in the suburbs listening to the Bikini Kill cassette a friend's younger sister had dubbed for me. The year was 1993, and the sound of that band cracked my world wide… » 4/16/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm