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Siberian Inmates Compete For Prettiest Prisoner

"A woman should always be beautiful," says Natalya Khapova, 26 (pictured at left). "Not just outside the fence. Even if she's in here, she should show her beauty. A woman is everything gentle and wonderful - or she should be." The "fence" Khapova speaks of? The one separating her from the population at large. See,… » 3/11/08 5:30pm 3/11/08 5:30pm

Don't The Miss America Contestants Have Better Talents?

The Miss America pageant airs live this Saturday night at 8pm on TLC (we'll be liveblogging it!), and as you may know, this year, producers are trying to update and modernize the contest. The original pageant, begun in 1921, was basically something to entertain vacationers on the boardwalk in Atlantic City: Women… » 1/25/08 2:30pm 1/25/08 2:30pm