​Thousands Rally Against Abortion in Madrid

Recently, the Spanish government withdrew plans to enact an insanely harsh bill that would have made abortion completely illegal in the country with the exception of rape or threat to the mother's life. While many hailed the move as a victory, today tens of thousands of people showed up to a rally protesting abortion… » 11/22/14 4:57pm Today 4:57pm

​Would You Use This Odor-Eating Toilet Seat?

For some reason, we seem to have a problem understanding that feces are, indeed, smelly. We smell millions, possibly billions of dollars trying to hide away a fact of the human body in what I like to refer to as *pushes up glasses* *pulls down overhead screen* *whips out pointer thing* the Poop Industrial Complex.… » 11/22/14 4:18pm Today 4:18pm

Sad news, fans of Mindy Project: Adam Pally, who plays Dr. Peter Prentice (aka the Mayor of Shondaland), will be exiting the show as a regular at the end of this season. Pally's made a deal with ABC studios to produce more projects for broadcast, cable, and new media (whatever that means). But don't worry! He'll most… » 11/22/14 3:15pm Today 3:15pm

​Georgia O'Keeffe Painting Sells For Record Price for a Female Artist

In May this year, an untitled Joan Mitchell painting from 1960 sold at an auction for $11.9 million, setting the record for highest selling artwork by female artist. That is, until Thursday this week, when a 1932 Georgia O'Keeffe painting, Jimson Weed/Whilte Flower No 1 (pictured below), surpassed that, selling for… » 11/22/14 3:02pm Today 3:02pm

McDonald's Worker Wins $437,000 From NY After Cop's False Allegation

A former McDonald's employee won nearly half a million dollars over an incident that occurred nearly a decade ago featuring a policeman lying and then coercing the employee into a false confession. For those keeping score, this means the score is now Regular People 1, Police Officers 5,685,382+. So, progress! » 11/22/14 1:32pm Today 1:32pm

​Doctor Acquitted in Egypt's Very First Female Genital Mutilation Trial

Earlier this year, Egypt broke some serious ground by arresting Dr. Raslan Fadl and charging him for manslaughter of Sohair al-Bata'a, a 12-year-old girl who died while he was performing a female genital mutilation (FGM) operation on her. Many hoped the case would deter both family members and doctors from continuing… » 11/22/14 12:30pm Today 12:30pm