Happy Couple Proudly Shows Off Accidental Dong in Wedding Photos

Dolphins are beautiful, majestic creatures, and having an ice sculpture of one at your wedding sounds lovely (if expensive). But one couple didn't plan on their beautiful frozen creation melting during the reception and turning into a giant blue phallus with fins, just straining to see the world. » 8/27/14 5:30pm 11 minutes ago

Southwest Airlines Apologizes for Misplacing Elderly Woman

Eighty-five-year-old Alice Vaticano was supposed to be wheeled to the Southwest Airlines gate to catch her flight home to Denver, but instead a "processing error" left her stranded in a wheelchair in Newark for 11 hours. Vaticano, who is "sometimes forgetful," didn't know where she was, and had no choice but to sit… » 8/27/14 3:50pm Today 3:50pm

Americans Clearly Don't Understand How Deadly HPV Is

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease in America. With the exception of HIV, it is also the most fatal. But for almost a decade, we've had a vaccine that prevents HPV infection and, by extension, the deadly cancers it causes. So why aren't American adolescents getting access to this vaccine? » 8/27/14 3:26pm Today 3:26pm

Ex-GWU President Knows Why Rapes Happen: Drunk Chicks

On yesterday's episode of The Diane Rehm Show, the venerable radio host gathered a diverse group of expert voices to discuss the role of fraternities and sororities on campus. Conversation quickly turned to the role of Greeks in promoting rape culture. And then the Dr. Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, President Emeritus and… » 8/27/14 2:45pm Today 2:45pm

Dear Prudence Doesn't Think You Should Bother Coming Out as Bisexual

Dear Prudie is just a troll, right? That's her thing? Like, that time when she attempted to "help" a "gluttonous" child (CHILD!!!) with a mocking animated video that depicted said child (CHILD!!!!!!!!) as a ghoulish pig-monster—she didn't really believe that that was a good, ethical, constructive thing to do, right? » 8/27/14 1:45pm Today 1:45pm

Just Because His Name Is Sexy Doesn't Mean He Is

I know what you'll say: Yes, there is such a thing as a sexy name. Names can be sexy, just as words can be sexy! But after many long, serious minutes of thinking, I have concluded that it is not so. People are sexy. The sexiness of a person's name is an afterthought, assigned in retrospect after seeing, hearing or… » 8/27/14 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

Four Essential Things I'd Tell My Teenage Self

If you stumbled upon a time machine tomorrow, you'd probably do something totally righteous with it — like avert a war or rewrite history to release Pretty in Pink with the original ending. Me? I'd make a stop in my childhood bedroom and offer Teenage Me some words of advice that, had I known them back then, would've… » 8/27/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm