What's The Monsanto Protection Act And Why Is It All Over Facebook?

You may have noticed a petition hosted on food advocacy groups like Food Democracy Now circulating on social media for the last week. If you're anything like me, you blithely scrolled over it in your search for the perfect gif, or whatever other dumbass thing was at the forefront of your brain. But here's » 3/30/13 3:15pm 3/30/13 3:15pm

Michigan Will Not Rest Until Everyone Is Offended, Pushes New Effort to…

Most of the attention Michigan has been getting recently has to do with the word "Vagina." Eek, am I going to get in big trouble for using that bad, bad word in public? The Michigan House is busy shooting for the stars when it comes to being unfriendly to uteruses. (You know, the things that can be found at the end of… » 6/19/12 10:25am 6/19/12 10:25am

Foolhardy Princess Tries to Sneak Out of Hotel Without Paying $7.5…

Princesses are supposed to be the pictures of grace and propriety, but apparently one Saudi princess didn't get the memo. She tried to sneak out a Paris hotel in the middle of the night without paying the six million euro bill she'd racked up. (That's nearly 7.5 million American dollars or, as it is more formally… » 6/05/12 9:30am 6/05/12 9:30am

Things Get Ugly in Virginia as Riot Police Crack Down on Pro-Choice…

After whipping up a mighty storm of fury across the country, a bill in Virginia that would require women to have an ultrasound before being able to have an abortion caused some trouble more locally this weekend. About a thousand people turned out at the state capitol on Saturday to protest the bill, and 31 of them… » 3/05/12 9:40am 3/05/12 9:40am

Wyoming Will Have the Last Laugh When Doomsday Comes and We're All…

With so many states rushing to pass terrifyingly backwards anti-woman legislation, it feels a little bit like the apocalypse is right around the corner. Oh, and then there's the whole Mayan calendar mess too. So perhaps it's not the worst idea to begin preparations for a worldwide meltdown. Luckily for residents of… » 2/27/12 10:20am 2/27/12 10:20am

Virginia Is Now Perilously Close to Criminalizing Abortion

Virginia must really be desperate to distinguish itself as a place where nobody with a uterus wants to live, because yesterday their House of Delegates passed not one but two insanely restrictive anti-abortion bills, which are both heading pretty directly toward becoming law. You can choose which one you find more… » 2/15/12 12:20pm 2/15/12 12:20pm

The Heart-Wrenching Tale of Some Marines Who Tried to Save a Puppy in…


Ladies and gentleman, grab your tissues because this is one emotional roller coaster of an animal rescue story. Okay, here we go... While stationed in Afghanistan, some marines were on patrol when a man walked up and handed them a box with a tiny puppy inside. He was only about 10 days old and clinging to life. The… » 1/22/12 11:00pm 1/22/12 11:00pm

John "The Player" Mayer Talks About Breaking Up With Jen Aniston

  • John Mayer on his breakup with Jen Aniston: "There's no lying, there's no cheating, there's no nothing. Jennifer Aniston is the smartest, most sophisticated person I think I have ever met. People are different, people have different chemistry. I ended a relationship to be alone, because I don't want to waste…
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No Jail For Libby, No Hot Wife For Salman, and Pam Anderson Lived To…

  • There is no justice in the world: President Bush has commuted Scooter Libby's jail sentence. [MSNBC]
  • Pam Anderson is 40. And we are speechless. [People]
  • Looking for a little real estate to invest in? How about Dracula's castle in Transylvania? It's the summer home that comes with vampires! (Garlic bulbs not included). [
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