Miley Cyrus & Joan Jett's Backyard Session Will Benefit Homeless Teens

Miley Cyrus is once again doing a series of backyard sessions, this time to benefit The Happy Hippie Foundation, her new charity that seeks to serve “homeless youth, LGBT youth and other vulnerable populations.” First up, here she is singing Joan Jett’s “Different,” alongside Joan herself. » 5/06/15 7:00pm 21 minutes ago

Artist Who Photographs Her Period Finds 'Beauty in Blood'

When you get your period, and you’re doubled over with cramps and generally hating life, do you ever look at the toilet before flushing your ‘pon and think about how beautiful your menstrual cycle is? No? Well, Denver-based artist Jen Lewis does, and she’s using period blood as her medium and subject as part of an… » 5/06/15 6:40pm 41 minutes ago

Meet K.A.A.N., A 24-Year-Old Maryland Brickmason Who Can Fucking Rap

A couple of weeks ago, I was trawling Soundcloud when I was abruptly paralyzed by something—a track with the fairly clumsy name of “Concealed the outro (fuck em rmx),” the last stop on a mixtape called (somewhat clumsily as well) Abstract Art, on the page of an essentially unknown rapper calling himself K.A.A.N. » 5/06/15 6:00pm Today 6:00pm

Uber Took Nearly a Week to Give Police Name of Sexually Harassing Driver

On April 30, a 31-year-old New York woman took an Uber home around 2:30 a.m. from her DJ gig on the Lower East Side. The woman, who we’re not identifying by name, says she fell asleep in the car and awoke to find her driver caressing her face. The woman says the driver then jumped in the back of the car and tried to… » 5/06/15 5:00pm Today 5:00pm

Toys Will Be Toys! Amazon Ditches 'Boys' and 'Girls' as Toy Categories

Amazon has dumped “Boys” and “Girls” from its top-level categorization options for Toys & Games, reports BoingBoing. (Kottke pointed out that the categories do exist deeper down into the categories, but that “it’s a nice first step.”) Amazon has, in their own subtle way, announced to the world that boys and girls can… » 5/06/15 4:20pm Today 4:20pm

What Is It With Ciara?

In mid-April, Ciara visited Power 105’s The Breakfast Club to promote her current album, Jackie, with an interview that was typical of almost every Ciara interview: meticulously open and overly cliché. Her album was done, she said. It’s her best work to date. She’s cool with her ex, Future. Their son is adorable. The… » 5/06/15 4:00pm Today 4:00pm

This Week In Tabloids: The Jenners Need to Lock Their Bedroom Doors!

Welcome to Midweek Madness, where we take photos of ourselves for 10 years and then put them together in a 455-page book meant to be displayed on the coffee tables of complete strangers. Today we’ll be taking selfies with headlines about Kris Jenner being caught in bed with Lamar Odom, Kourtney getting her body back… » 5/06/15 3:00pm Today 3:00pm

Gone Direction: Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik Are Fighting on Twitter

It’s been about a month and a half since Zayn Malik quit One Direction and have you noticed a change in the world? Like the way color is shining less bright and food is tasting less flavorful? Or how you know that it’s Spring because the calendar says May and the temperature reads in the high 60s, but it still feels » 5/06/15 2:45pm Today 2:45pm

Americans Pretty Much Agree About Abortion, Even if Politicians Don't 

A political science professor brings us a valuable reminder today, at what promises to be the start of a very long and deeply annoying campaign season: most Americans have pretty similar ideas about abortion. They broadly think it should be legal, especially in cases where a pregnant person’s life is at risk. No… » 5/06/15 2:30pm Today 2:30pm

Snack Smarter with NatureBox: Free Sample of Delicious Snacks

Snacking is always great, that is until the feeling of guilt sets in and, despite eating a bag of chips, you still find yourself hungry. Luckily NatureBox, the smarter snacking delivery company, has solved this problem. Get a free trial box now and leave behind the unnecessary junk food without missing out on joy and… » 5/04/15 4:46pm Monday 4:46pm