New Details Emerge in Case of Horrifying British Sex Abuse Ring

It's been a week since a horrific report was released detailing the systematic child sexual abuse of approximately 1400 girls in Rotherham, England, between 1997 and 2013. The damning report, investigated by Professor Alexis Jay OBE, highlighted the failure of community leaders, council leaders, and of course police… » 9/02/14 12:45pm 6 minutes ago

Beauty Queen Won't Return Crown Until Pageant Organizers Apologize

May Myat Noe, the 18-year-old beauty queen from Burma who was recently stripped of her Miss Asia Pacific World title after turning down pageant officials' offer to buy her breast implants, has given a press conference to explain that she will not return her crown (worth $100,000) until receiving an official apology… » 9/02/14 12:15pm 36 minutes ago

Behind Every Bullied Woman Is a Man Yelling About Free Speech

Sunday's massive leak of photos of nude celebrities — including Jennifer Lawrence and Aubrey Plaza — spiraled out of 4Chan and Reddit, two web communities that fancy themselves promoters of free speech and privacy. Ostensibly, free speech and privacy are good things. But lately, those rights are so often invoked in… » 9/02/14 11:30am Today 11:30am

Florida Judge Charged with Over a Dozen Instances of Improper Conduct

Earlier this year, Circuit Judge Linda Schoonover was removed from a case after sending one of her litigants a friend request on Facebook and then allegedly retaliating against the litigant when her request was denied. Well apparently Schoonover has quite the record of "ethical wrongdoing"—like more than a dozen and… » 9/02/14 10:50am Today 10:50am

Queen Elizabeth Is Tired of Looking at All Your Bloody Smartphones

Her Majesty the Queen now spends quite a lot of time at her public appearances staring into a sea of smartphone and frankly she is sick and tired of seeing the backs of iPhones, rather than faces. You'd better pocket that Android before she takes it away from you, young lady. » 9/02/14 10:30am Today 10:30am

Pam From True Blood Is Coming Back as Maleficent on Once Upon a Time

There's been a lot of excitement around the fact that ABC's Once Upon a Time is about to introduce Ella and a new Frozen-related story line. To which I say, great! Bring it on! But the thing I am absolutely ridiculously giddy about is Kristin Bauer van Straten AKA MOTHERFUCKING PAM FROM TRUE BLOOD is coming back as… » 9/02/14 10:10am Today 10:10am

​Federal Judge Temporarily Bars Enforcement of Louisiana Abortion Law

Yet another federal judge has blocked the enforcement of an anti-abortion law (in yet another Southern state) that most likely would have led to the closure of all five of Louisiana's abortion clinics. Of course allowing clinics to continue providing safe and legal abortions is a great thing, but the decision isn't… » 9/02/14 9:50am Today 9:50am

Cee-Lo Green Tweets 'People Who Have Been Really Raped Remember'

Ugh, happy pseudo-Monday: Cee-Lo Green — who recently pleaded no contest to one count of furnishing a woman with MDMA, allegedly leading to her waking up in bed with him with no memory of the previous night — has some completely shitty stuff to say about rape. Great. » 9/02/14 9:30am Today 9:30am

Watch Some Dudes Witness the Miracle of Childbirth for the First Time

Childbirth is one messy, horrible, beautiful, painful, awe-inspiring, bodily fluid geyser of a shitshow. As a twenty-something with no intention of starting a family anytime soon, it absolutely terrifies me. So let's watch some dudes watch some childbirth so I can feel better about my own fears regarding the miracle… » 9/01/14 6:20pm Yesterday 6:20pm

I Had a Mexican Star Trek-Themed Wedding and It Was the Best Thing Ever

Until the internet became a thing we all know and love, themed weddings were kind of a rarity in the eyes of most people. Ten years ago, pictures from the occasional underground Star Wars wedding might have found their way on to eBaum's World or a clip show to be mocked. But these days, nary a July goes by without… » 9/01/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Sit Back, Tell Us How Special You Are, and Win a Prize

While the drive to take quizzes and fill out surveys online is technically not included on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, it's nevertheless up there with eating, sleeping, and sex in terms of unstoppable human urges. When given the opportunity to reflect on your own special self by ticking off boxes— introvert or… » 9/02/14 12:00pm 51 minutes ago