The Bates Family Is Cable TV's New Duggars and They're Just as Toxic

If you watch the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting starring confirmed child molester Josh Duggar, chances are you’re familiar with the Bates family. From their frequent appearances on the show since 2009, to a 2012 TLC special entitled “The Bates Family: And Baby Makes 19,” to a now-canceled 2012 TLC show United Bates of… » 5/27/15 10:46am 4 minutes ago

Texas Teacher Investigated For Having a Funny Pinterest Page

Someecards, those wildly popular images that pair vintage illustrations with a sardonic line, still produce content that gets hundreds of thousands of shares on social media. (There’s even one about dad bod!) But one unidentified teacher in San Antonio, TX woman has just learned that not everyone thinks they’re funny.… » 5/27/15 10:10am 40 minutes ago

Archie Panjabi Doesn't Deny Good Wife Feud with Julianna Margulies

There have been rumors for years that Archie Panjabi, who plays Kalinda on The Good Wife, and Julianna Margulies, who plays the show’s titular character, have gripes with one another so insurmountable they haven’t shot scenes together for several seasons. The issue was apparently so large that the pair recently shot… » 5/27/15 9:50am Today 9:50am

Penn State Frat Shut Down Following Sexual Harassment Investigation

Good riddance, Kappa Delta Rho: Penn State University shut down the notorious fraternity for three years following a sexual harassment investigation effective this past Tuesday. » 5/26/15 11:00pm Yesterday 11:00pm

Let's Take a Tour of Martha Stewart's Farm

Martha Stewart, the woman with a better everything than you, went on a drive around her farm yesterday and took a few dozen pictures documenting its perfection. Today she uploaded them to her blog, complete with detailed descriptions for each. Based on her post, I’ve created a brief guide for her Bedford, NY property. » 5/26/15 10:20pm Yesterday 10:20pm

Oregon is Attempting to Ban Upskirt Photos Taken Without Consent

Yes, you read that headline right: the state of Oregon is “attempting” to ban unwarranted upskirt photos. Because as is infuriatingly the case in many other municipalities, there’s a question of whether or not the practice of taking pictures of women’s genitals without their consent is entirely illegal. » 5/26/15 9:40pm Yesterday 9:40pm

The VA Can't Fund IVF for Soldiers Because Congress Loves Embryos More

As we exit another Memorial Day weekend full of solemn paeans to The Troops, the Washington Post reminds us that the Veterans Affairs Administration still won’t cover in vitro fertilization for injured returning veterans. The ban has been in place for nearly a quarter century, and it’s there to protect fertilized… » 5/26/15 8:15pm Yesterday 8:15pm

Very Dumb #BlameOneNotAll Campaign Is India's Answer to #NotAllMen

Mintified is an Indian website devoted to “inspiring” and/or “viral” posts, using Upworthy-style, desperate headlines. You’ve never heard of it before, you’ll never read about it here again, and you’re only reading these words at this exact moment because of the thunderous trainwreck that is their latest effort:… » 5/26/15 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

The Creepy Fundamentalist Homeschool Cult That Trained the Duggars

You know about the Duggars, the evangelical Christian family whose 19 children catapulted them to fame through Discovery Health specials and TLC show, 19 Kids and Counting, and you know about Josh Duggar, the eldest son, who admitted last week to molesting several underage girls as a teen—including his own sisters. » 5/26/15 6:28pm Yesterday 6:28pm

So Many Men Fell in Love With A Woman Who Never Existed

Social media creates a false sense of intimacy and, because we want to believe that people on the internet are who they say they are it’s still fairly easy for people to trick themselves into believing the beautiful stranger who’s taken an interest in them is made of flesh and blood and not ones and zeroes. In some… » 5/26/15 6:15pm Yesterday 6:15pm

Get Brand Name Sound Without the Hype: Status Audio Headphones ($38)

Status Audio created the HD One headphones with a single goal in mind: deliver great sound with a classic look and leave the superfluous details behind. While the headphones are already less than half the price of competitors, right now you can grab a pair for just $38, a savings of over 20%. Enter promo code HDONEJEZ » 5/26/15 11:27am Yesterday 11:27am