Erotic Romance Publisher Spins Torrid Tale of Defamation

If your only encounter with romance novels was 15 years ago and involved someone's "throbbing member," you likely wouldn't recognize the genre today. And that's thanks in no small part to erotic romance publisher Ellora's Cave (pun intended, I'm pretty sure). But now the company has leapt into an embarrassing legal… » 9/30/14 5:00pm 25 minutes ago

How Famous Cat Lil BUB Bravely Conquered Osteopetrosis, Became a CEO

Lil BUB is one of the most famous cats on the internet, thanks to her wide-eyed appearance and chill attitude. Her life wasn't always a stream film fests and hanging out with celebrity friends, though. As a 1-year-old, she was expected to never even be able to walk. Way to show 'em, BUB. » 9/30/14 4:45pm 40 minutes ago

YouTube Community Scrambles to Address Its Creep Problem

Last week, popular YouTube prankster Sam Pepper was justifiably raked over the coals over a video that depicted him forcibly grabbing women's butts and laughing at it like a stoned child after a dental appointment. Days later, news reports raised some serious allegations against Pepper: that he also sexually abused… » 9/30/14 3:00pm Today 3:00pm

Your Guide to Binge-Watching Gilmore Girls on Netflix

Gilmore Girls, the perfect series that continues to bring together girls who thought they were smart in high school, is coming to Netflix tomorrow. Every episode, every pop culture reference, and every town event will soon be more accessible than coffee at Luke's Diner, when Luke and Lorelai are not in a fight. Here's… » 9/30/14 2:57pm Today 2:57pm

Study: Being Denied Abortions Tethers Women to Abusive Men

There are countless reasons why limiting women's access to safe and legal abortions is anything but "pro-life." Doing so forces women to resort to desperate, illegal and dangerous methods of terminating unwanted pregnancies, and it deprives us of our own bodily autonomy. And now we have another horrifying consequence… » 9/30/14 2:20pm Today 2:20pm

​Dude Pans for Gold for 18 Months to Make His Fiancée a Wedding Ring

So here's a dude that will casually put all boyfriends and husbands and life partners, real or imaginary, to shame. A man spent a year and a half panning for gold, collecting thousands upon thousands of tiny gold flakes to forge into matching rings for himself and his fiancée. Just give up now, world. » 9/30/14 1:40pm Today 1:40pm

Notorious RBG Used to Jazzercise But Now Does an Air Force Workout

Supreme Court Justice and perfect human being Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 81 years old and, to reiterate, not planning on retiring any time soon. That's partly because she does a military workout to keep herself in shape, and partly because she can't think of another person who could do her job as well as she does it. Lean… » 9/30/14 1:20pm Today 1:20pm