Restaurant Customers Who Didn't Expect Karma to Kick Their Ass

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. Today we bring you stories of customers who were wrong in thinking they were too important for karma to punch them in the balls. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers. » 9/22/14 9:46pm 15 minutes ago

Against All Odds: An Owl and Cat Become Best Friends

Here it is, the one video that brings two of your favorite animals, an owl and a cat, together for the first (maybe) time. There's no reason these two should be best friends, and yet, for just a few glorious moments, they are. Marvel at the owl's patience; stare in awe at the cat's attempts to play with his BFF. Start… » 9/22/14 9:00pm Today 9:00pm

Mom Jailed for Helping Daughter Get Abortion Was 'Protecting Family'

Earlier this month, Jennifer Whalen, a 39-year-old mother from Pennsylvania, was sentenced to prison for helping her daughter take medication abortion she had ordered online. This case is the direct result of legislation that effectively bans legal abortion by limiting women's access to providers. Congrats,… » 9/22/14 7:40pm Today 7:40pm

Kendall Jenner Takes a Jaunt to Spain With Dolce & Gabbana

For the past few seasons, noted tax evaders Dolce & Gabbana have been touring around Olde Europe for inspiration, sometimes to beautiful effect, sometimes to racist disaster. They've already Carmen Sandiego'd their way around Italia, Sicily, France, Greece and London, so this time around they took a little trip to… » 9/22/14 7:20pm Today 7:20pm

Republican Ad Treats Obama Like an Abusive Boyfriend

"In 2oo8, I fell in love," says an attractive and concerned-looking 30-something lady on a clean white couch. "His online profile made him seem so perfect...I trusted him, but by 2012 our relationship was in trouble, but I stuck with him because he promised he'd be better." Step right up and place your bets: domestic… » 9/22/14 5:45pm Today 5:45pm

How to Use a Fake Name on Facebook Without Getting Flagged

Facebook has always had a policy of requiring users to supply their real name on the site. Enforcement has been lax, but there's still a risk of getting caught. Here's how to fly under the radar if you need to. » 9/22/14 5:43pm Today 5:43pm

Creepy Ex Texts Request for Rough Breakup Sex, Has Very Specific Hours

Contrary to popular belief, there is a statute of limitations on breakup sex and it is hours, not days, weeks or years after the breakup. So, no, you can't text your ex and ask them to have no-string-attached, "thereuputic" "hellosex" out of the blue. And if you do (don't!), at least be more suave than this guy. » 9/22/14 5:10pm Today 5:10pm

'All About That Bass' Singer Meghan Trainor Is Not All About Feminism

Meghan Trainor, who sings "All About That Bass" — currently number one on the Billboard charts — has entered the pantheon with Beyoncé — she’s tried to distance herself from feminism. With this action, she joins the ranks of Mrs. Carter-Knowles (before her latest self-titled album), Katy Perry, Lana Del Rey and others… » 9/22/14 4:50pm Today 4:50pm

Women In Stock Photos Do Not Trust Birth Control

Women featured in stock photos have busy, complicated lives. They're laughing alone with all kinds of salads, both with and without croutons. They're diversely inept at riding bikes. They fly into unpredictable hysterics in the presence of a scale. But there's one thing that most stock photo women agree on: birth… » 9/22/14 4:30pm Today 4:30pm