Ladies Be Catfighting in the Office

A new management study on workplace conflict by researchers at the University of British Columbia found that both men and women think office disputes between ladies are "more disruptive to office life" than fights between men or between a man and a woman. » 2/22/13 4:40pm 2/22/13 4:40pm

Hey, Let's Manufacture a Catfight Between Ann Romney and Michelle Obama!

Before last night's debate finally ugh'd its way into the record books, the Presidential candidates' wives greeted one another onstage. And when First Lady Michelle Obama and First Romney Ann Romney met to shake hands, camera flashes captured every pursed lip, every microexpression. The pictures of the two tell a… » 10/04/12 6:00pm 10/04/12 6:00pm

Journalist Shocked — Shocked! — to Learn That Newspaper's Society…

Residents of Houston, ready your pearls for the clutching: it turns out that one of the city's newspapers had in its employ a woman who, while spending her days writing about society goings-on, was spending her nights taking her clothes off for a living. And the writer's secret life as an "active stripper" was… » 3/26/12 7:00pm 3/26/12 7:00pm

Hank, the Cat Who's Running for Senate, Has Made Some Powerful Enemies


Things are getting ugly in the race for Senate in Virginia. Some mysterious organization has launched a vicious attack ad against Hank, the cat who's entered into the race. And they're not afraid to get personal. For instance, they take him to task for never releasing his birth certificate or tax returns, and then… » 3/01/12 11:15pm 3/01/12 11:15pm

Video Of Cat Attacking Alligator Is Awesome & Horrifying

Seeing a house cat stand up to an alligator is pretty impressive, but the humans nearby are surprisingly nonchalant about letting a kid stand a few feet from the action. Our cats' fear of the vacuum cleaner doesn't inspire confidence. » 11/15/10 7:22pm 11/15/10 7:22pm

Interspecies Smackdown: When Cats Attack, Who Wins?

Video of a Québécois cat fighting off a bear went viral on Digg yesterday afternoon, but it's no surprise that cats are badasses. Take a look at how our feline friends fare against other species: » 1/26/10 2:40pm 1/26/10 2:40pm

Sarah Palin & The Toxic Sisterhood

When we're treated to "the icy wrath of a hockey mom" - that would be Sarah Palin's capacity for holding grudges - it makes it a lot harder to argue against those "women are mean!" cliches. » 11/19/09 3:40pm 11/19/09 3:40pm

Fly The Friendly Skies

Flight attendants in Thailand are demanding that a new soap opera, The Air Hostess Wars, be taken off the air after three episodes because they find the show offensive and demeaning. After watching a clip, one can see their point, though the show appears to be, in a word, awesome. Noppadol Thaungthong, a Thai Airways… » 1/22/08 11:45am 1/22/08 11:45am

We have always felt a special kinship with Rosie O'Donnell: Her nice-but-outsider persona, her devotion to children's causes, her contempt for Republicans, her adoration of Barbra Streisand. And of course her ability to lay out the smackdown. Seriously, we were already counting down the days 'til her memoir Celebrity… » 9/11/07 2:45pm 9/11/07 2:45pm

Things are already getting strained in Spice Girl-land: The girls are putting their enormous egos on display and the group's biggest boldfaced name, Victoria Beckham, is said to be bemoaning the fact that she's "more unpopular than Bin Laden." [Australian B'casting Corp; ZeeNews] » 7/02/07 10:20am 7/02/07 10:20am