How to Avoid Being Defriended on Facebook: Science Unlocks the Secret

Facebook is useful for so many things, and yet mostly what it is good for is providing you with new and technologically advanced ways to feel miserable. One of the most effective weapons Facebook offers in the quest to destroy your self-esteem is the ability of people to defriend each other. Nothing cuts deeper than… » 5/01/12 11:35am 5/01/12 11:35am

Are You There, God? It's Me, Black Flag

This weekend, Judy Blume celebrated her 73rd birthday and Henry Rollins celebrated his 50th. Let's wish both of them a happy and healthy 2011 and imagine how hilarious it would be if they hung out. » 2/13/11 4:30pm 2/13/11 4:30pm

"It Was The Pill That Truly Made Us Pro-Choice, Not Roe v Wade."

In a tribute to the birth control pill, which turns 50 years old today, CBS contributor Faith Salie argues that the pill not only revolutionized women's sex lives, but it also "produced better mothers: fulfilled women who deliberately created families." » 5/09/10 12:45pm 5/09/10 12:45pm

Oldest Lady Turns 125

Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez might just be the oldest living person. Rodriguez celebrated her 125th birthday last weekend in Cuba with her great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, but her age has not yet been officially confirmed. [NYT, Image via Flickr] » 2/10/10 11:40am 2/10/10 11:40am

How Young Is Too Young To Teach Kids About AIDS?

To celebrate Sesame Street's 40th anniversary, Global Voices Online looks at one of the most controversial characters: Kami, a HIV-positive Muppet from South Africa. » 11/11/09 6:20pm 11/11/09 6:20pm

Happy Birthday to Jenny the gorilla. Jenny, who turned 55 today, lives in the Dallas Zoo and is the oldest living gorilla in captivity. For her birthday, her caretakers brought the 210-lb beauty a frozen fruit cake. And many more, Big Girl! [CBS News] » 5/09/08 2:40pm 5/09/08 2:40pm

Birthday Girls

Happy Birthday, Hello Kitty! The cutie cat turned 33 on November 1, and celebrates all month long! She's got partnerships with handbag designers, jewelry designers, and Barbie. Visit and you'll see that Hello Kitty's got a new look — off-the-shoulder tunic tee, short shorts and boots. We liked her best when… » 11/15/07 9:45am 11/15/07 9:45am

The Rabbit Habit, the world's most famous sex toy (thanks to SATC), is celebrating its 10th birthday! To commemorate the event, Babeland in L.A. is having a free mini-workshop tonight dedicated to the dual-action vibe. Also, there will be carrot cake! So go on over there and get your two orifices stimulated. [AVN] » 8/30/07 9:45am 8/30/07 9:45am