Terrifying California Porcelain Dolls Weren't So Terrifying After All

Breathe easy, Orange County: there is not some sinister serial killer leaving porcelain doll replicas of the little girls he plans to chop up and eat at homes around San Clemente. In fact, it was probably just some weird old grandma! » 7/25/14 10:22am 27 minutes ago

America's Next Top Model Is Back Soon and So Is Miss J. Alexander

It's astounding to me that A. America's Next Top Model is still on the air, not producing top models and B. that Miss J. Alexander ever left the show and they thought it would be a success, but apparently both are true, as we learn in this new promo for the show. This 21st season premieres August 18. » 7/25/14 10:20am 29 minutes ago

Restaurant Responds to Yelper's Sexist Abortion Joke With Fundraiser

Rude, inappropriate and grossly sexist comments on the Internet are everywhere. It's impossible to get away from them and it's hard to know exactly what to do when you encounter them. Some people like to ignore them, others like to fight back until the trolls explode. » 7/24/14 11:45pm Yesterday 11:45pm

Androgynous Fashion Model Andreja Pejic Comes Out as Trans Woman

Australian fashion model Andreja Pejic has never shied away from bending gender about as far as it can go. Previously mum about the extent of her gender variance, the model has now come out as a trans woman. Although this is probably not altogether too surprising for those watching her career with interest. » 7/24/14 11:19pm Yesterday 11:19pm

A Field Guide To Dying

Last night, I had another dream about death. That's not unusual; they usually come to me at least once or twice a week, but this one had the pleasure of being even more terrifying than usual. I was living in a house that was a strange mashup of both my apartment and my parents' house. My husband had divorced me, so I… » 7/24/14 10:40pm Yesterday 10:40pm

Israeli Women Stand With IDF By Showing Off Their Breasts and Asses

A Facebook page that was created on Wednesday is receiving a lot of attention on the internet, and it's not just because the page is in support of the Israeli Defense Force. It's because the photos that line the page's wall are of scantily-clad women with "I <3 IDF" written on their breasts. » 7/24/14 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm

A Sharknado 'Actually Can Happen,' Says Shark Scientist Tara Reid

Oh man, I was just sitting here feeling all despairing about how the only thing I could find for a lede was that Snooki had a Great Gatsby-themed bridal/baby shower and I was trying to think of some jokes about, like, a ball pit only instead of balls it's shirts and a champagne fountain shaped like a wet diaper and a… » 7/24/14 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

Actual Complaints Against Employers Who Wouldn't Let Women Breastfeed

New mothers are given a slew of conflicting advice: they're told they must breastfeed their baby or they're a terrible parent, but also that they must go back to work and earn money as soon as they can or they're a lazy person (or, you know, in the case of most people who work because they have to and not because they… » 7/24/14 7:15pm Yesterday 7:15pm

Creepy Porcelain Dolls Left in Front of Homes Where Little Girls Live

Someone's either playing a cruel trick or issuing some kind of cryptic warning to the children of San Clemente, California. Police report that an unidentified person is leaving porcelain dolls in front of homes where 10-year-old girls live. And what's even creepier is that the dolls resemble the children. » 7/24/14 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

American Apparel Flies Philly Bikini Barista to L.A. for Free Bikinis

Remember last week's story about the woman who was kicked out of a Philadelphia public swimming pool (and driven away via mockery at another) for wearing an American Apparel bikini that—to paraphrase Mel Horowitz—LOOKS LIKE UNDAH-WEAH? Well, there's a happy ending (I guess, if you like American Apparel bikinis),… » 7/24/14 6:45pm Yesterday 6:45pm