Here’s something I never expected to write: Old Tupperware commercials are mesmerizing, brilliant, and strangely convincing. Dips keep dippier! Hams keep hammier! My God!
It’s National Sandwich Day, and while that might be a fake holiday, given that every day is technically a sandwich day, it’s certainly one worth celebrating—that is, if you have the right accoutrement to do so.
This is a new, semi-regular cooking column by Jean Grae. We haven't come up with a name yet because we're busy playing Fridge Tetris.
Over the holidays, a pair of rapscalliony internet jokesters tricked a handful of local TV morning shows into booking a fake chef who made disgusting gastronomical concoctions. Hilarity ensued.
Who amongst us hasn't drunkenly indulged in a stranger's leftover beverages? Only me? Okay!
Ellen knows exactly what you should do with your Thanksgiving leftovers because Ellen has all the answers. Enjoy the rest of your Friday and prematurely congratulate yourself on once again waiting until the last minute to do your holiday shopping, like a winner.
If you hosted Thanksgiving dinner last night, or if you're staying with someone who did, you're probably faced with a fridge-full of delicious and less-delicious foodstuffs. What's your plan of attack?
- A recent study found that heavy drinkers live longer than teetotalers. However, before you go on a bender, researchers also found that moderate drinking—defined as 1-3 drinks per day—is even better for the body.
- Police in Switzerland are planning on building a series of "sex boxes" that will allow drivers to approach prostitutes without the whole messy street walker thing getting in the way. They will also help hide sex workers from society.
- According to researchers, some 37% of office workers believe that sleeping with the boss can help you get ahead and 34% of women in executive positions say they know someone who has slept with their boss.
- STDs are on the rise, especially among the young. Health authorities from the UK report a 3% rise in cases of STIs in the past two years and they believe that young adults are responsible for the upward trend.
- In efforts to fight sexual harassment, Indonesia has launched a new train service. The experimental ladies-only carriages have brightly colored pink seats and are staffed by women. Though some welcome the change, others say it's not really a solution.
- A psychology researcher from the University of Wales Institute recently conducted a study on what women want and shockingly, it's not younger men. After examining 22,400 ads on dating websites, he concluded that women really want older men.
- Ann Coulter has been dropped as the speaker for WorldNetDaily's "Taking America Back National Conference" because of her association with GOProud, a republican group that promotes same-sex rights. Coulter plans to speak at "HOMOCON" in late September.
- A plane crash is being hailed as a "miracle" after only one of the 131 passengers died. The jetliner hit a thunderstorm and broke apart on a Caribbean island runway. According to officials, only five people were seriously injured.
- Michelle Obama's approval ratings have fallen following her recent vacation in Spain. According to the Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, only 50% of Americans have a favorable impression of her, down from 64% in April 2009.
- A poll from IllicitEncounters.com found that women are much better at hiding their extramarital affairs than men. "We find men can be surprisingly reckless when it comes to disguising their affairs," said Sara Hartley, spokeswoman for the company.
- A 15-year-old beauty queen was stripped of her title after officials spotted pictures of her on Facebook with newly dyed hair. The formerly blonde Miss Teen Wanganui was asked to hand over her crown when she chose to go brunette.