The Craze for Coconut Oil and Its Many Magical, Miracle Uses

What is a new day except a fresh opportunity to discover new uses for coconut oil? From beauty aid to bathtub scrub, oil of coconut will make you prettier, thinner, softer, suppler, and a better lover on account of how it will do all those others things. Soon, it will unlock the mystery of all diseases and the world… » 7/29/14 3:30pm 11 minutes ago

​Turkish Deputy Minister Claims Women Shouldn't Laugh in Public

Are you a woman? Do you enjoy laughing, and do you sometimes do so in public? While this seems about as innocuous as, well, being in public, according to Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç, laughing in public could indicate that a woman is *gasp* unchaste. » 7/29/14 3:15pm 26 minutes ago

Spanx Jeans Will Not Save Your Ass From Itself

We all know that women loving shopping for jeans—it's right up there with bikini waxes and accidentally eating the other half of the pad thai you were supposed to save for tomorrow's lunch. There is, however, that one elusive yet glorious moment when you finally find the perfect pair of denim. And now Spanx, the… » 7/29/14 3:00pm 41 minutes ago

Hobby Lobby Allegedly Fired an Employee For Being Pregnant

Hobby Lobby — a corporation that values its factually inaccurate beliefs about unborn fetuses over women's legal right to insurance coverage, because God weeps for the souls of the unborn — allegedly fired an employee for getting pregnant three years ago. » 7/29/14 2:45pm 56 minutes ago

Watch Hilary Duff Act Like She's Ever Held an Office Job

Lizzie McGuire Hilary Duff is back! This musical go-round, she's trying to convince us that – like her character in the classic film Beauty & the Briefcase – she's spent so many hours trapped in an office job filing papers she desperately needs a beach vacay. Oh Lizzie Hilary. » 7/29/14 2:30pm Today 2:30pm

Thank Goodness Richard Dawkins Has Finally Mansplained Rape

Noted evolutionary biologist and atheist yellthinker Richard Dawkins, in his perpetual and incredibly grating quest for absolute rightness, has issued a curious series of thoughts regarding sexual assault. Because some things are worse than others, he reasons (sorry, Reasons. Must capitalize his thoughts. Too… » 7/29/14 2:15pm Today 2:15pm

The Batkid Documentary Trailer Will Have You in Tears


Last November, the Make a Wish Foundation, with the help of oh EVERYONE, took it upon themselves to transform San Francisco into the city of Gotham so that five-year-old leukemia patient Miles could live his dream of being Batman for a day. And streets all around the world flooded with the tears of a million… » 7/29/14 1:45pm Today 1:45pm

Mitt Romney Is the World's Greatest Grandpa. Seriously.

The fewer political things he does, the more likable Mitt Romney is. Case in point: his new gig blogging about being a curious, hiking adventure guy who takes his grandkids on educational vacations through the American West like he's earning every particle of that WORLD'S BEST GRANDPA coffee mug he probably drinks… » 7/29/14 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

Why Bran And Arya No Longer Want To Be Rescued On Game Of Thrones

Season four of Game of Thrones contained some major departures from the books — and some of them underscored just how much Bran and Arya Stark no longer want or expect to be rescued. We caught up with Isaac Hempstead-Wright and Maisie Williams at Comic-Con, and they told us why things are only going to get murkier. » 7/29/14 12:59pm Today 12:59pm

The Bachelorette: Why Did You Make Love to Me If You Weren't in Love?

Call it televised heartbreak, call it televised slut-shaming, call it whatever you want, but to speak in Chris Harrison-approved superlatives, Monday evening's episode of The Bachelorette provoked more response than any moment on the show ever. And all because the contestants talked what they're not supposed to talk… » 7/29/14 11:20am Today 11:20am

Here's How to Tell Your Co-Workers That They're Smelly, Annoying Asses

I work remotely but I still sometimes have altercations with my co-workers. Last week I had a particularly nasty argument with a co-worker about the sexual virility of Burt Reynolds, and just yesterday another colleague (also nameless) invited me to "shut my goddamn face." I want to retaliate, but how? » 7/29/14 11:00am Today 11:00am

Enjoy the Books and Movies You Saved for Summer With a $150 Prize

You may have spent the long, sluggish winter adding books and movies to your To-Read and To-Watch lists, but it's time to take the newfound energy that accompanies warmer weather, and start checking things off. To help you chip away at those bestseller lists and movie recommendations, we're giving you the chance to… » 4/22/14 3:59pm 4/22/14 3:59pm