Turns Out, Baby Blood Might Be the Actual Fountain of Youth

Great news, wicked queens of America! Your shit just got hella validated. New research out of Stanford University indicates that the brains of older mice can be rejuvenated by commingling their blood supply with the blood of young mice. Well, KAPOW. "Do I think that giving young blood could have an effect on a human?… » 10/18/12 6:00pm 10/18/12 6:00pm

'One Tiny Hand' Is Our New Favorite Website, (Tiny) Hands Down

There is a new meme kicking its way around the old 'net and it's as close to perfect as they come. One Tiny Hand is a simple concept, but that doesn't make it any less brilliant or unsettling: take a celebrity or public figure and photoshop them with one tiny baby doll hand. The effect is immediate and satisfying.

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North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il Is Dead

All those journalists who thought their year-end wrap up lists were done were sorely mistaken. North Korean state television just announced that dictator Kim Jong Il has died at age 69. A "weeping television announcer" said Kim died from fatigue during a train ride on Saturday. It's believed that the "Dear Leader"… » 12/18/11 10:16pm 12/18/11 10:16pm

Rush Limbaugh Goes Wah, Cries "Racism" Over Sotomayor & Obama

  • Rush Limbaugh has his big-boy britches in a wad over the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court because she and President Obama are racists for thinking themselves not only equal to white people but superior to some...like Rush Limbaugh. By that standard, we are all racist! [Time]
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Palin, Palin, Palin And That Other Guy, Too

  • There are already quotes from the Palin-Gibson confab! She threatens war with Russia, sidesteps the hubris question, and can't blink! It sounds all kinds of fair and balanced and totally not fluffy. Just because they're taking a stroll together doesn't mean it was too chummy.[Mark Ambinder, Mark Ambinder, TV Newser]
  • » 9/11/08 6:30pm 9/11/08 6:30pm

North Korea Plays Host to Historic Visit From Miley Cyrus

Okay not really but! Everyone's favorite dictatorship is in the news today! (And: literally, nothing else is in the news today.) So the New York Philharmonic is playing Pyongyang. This is up there with the Altamont Speedway maybe. Will it be as wild? Are the liquor laws tough in North Korea? Is it really "just a… » 2/26/08 10:00am 2/26/08 10:00am

Korea Is Basically 'The Hills'; Burma Is Like Katie Holmes

A few months ago, we were watching Entertainment Tonight when all of a sudden Jim Carrey appeared talking all slow and medicated about Burma and how to remember how to pronounce "Aung San Suu Kyi." And we were like, "What's the big deal? That lady hasn't so much as left her house in years!" Um and if you get that… » 10/03/07 4:30pm 10/03/07 4:30pm