Kim Basinger’s Awful 1989 Album
Apparently Kim Basinger recorded a terrible R&B album in the ’80s that was shelved by the record company. What’s extra weird is that it was *possibly* produced by Prince.
30 Years Of Weather Channel Bloopers
Mostly caused by hurricanes. Don’t lie, you know you think «I’ll just wait for Local On the 8’s» and you catch yourself still hypotonically watching two hours later.
An All-Girls Prom For Religious Muslim Students
In Hamatramck, Michigan, students threw the first ever all-girls prom, specifically for Muslim girls whose religious beliefs prevent them from dating or dancing with boys. The decorations were described as «princess-pink perfection.»
He’ll put up with anything as long as I’m scratching him.
Beauty Queen’s Crystal Crown Stolen
Miss Oklahoma Betty Thompson was moving to a new house on April 22 when her Swarovski crystal crown was stolen from her car. Also missing are two official pageant brooches and their mahogany case. Thompson tweeted, “Heartbroken that someone would take my Miss OK crown and box…it was taken out of the backseat of my Miss O car!»
26 Wholly Inappropriate Instagrams
Instagram is all for twee faux-artsy pictures of sunsets and food, right? Nope, people act like gross jerks on there just like anywhere else. Thankfully, someone has made a Tumblr to document this.
«Black Bloc» Occupiers Turn On Media
Protesters attacked photographers, and sought to seize their cameras, during May Day protests, journalists say. «One girl walks up to one of the photogs and nailed him right in the face,» says Village Voice’s Muncy.
The Ass-Backwards Mobile
Deformed mutant cars, as seen on the set of a new Michel Gondry film. They’re cute. Like, ugly-cute.
37 Photos Of Fancy Shoe Porn
Foot fetish and fancy free! Here are photos of the new exhibit at the Design Museum in London dedicated to avant garde shoe designer, Christian Louboutin.
12 Powerful Images Of Women In The Labor Movement
Women have played key roles in workers’ rights movements worldwide for over a century. Images from strikes and protests drive home women’s longstanding commitment to equal pay, fair working conditions, and the right to form unions.
Conservators Are The New Curators
Curators collect and share interesting and important things. Conservators protect and preserve things at risk of fading into the past. Just a friendly reminder that the entire internet is disappearing behind us, always.
21 Epic Athlete Vs. Object Battles
Last night, Amar’e Stoudemire fought a fire extinguisher with his fists. But don’t feel too bad, Amar’e — you’re not the only guy to attack an object and lose. We’ve rounded up the best instances of real athlete-on-thing violence and rated them on a scale of 1 to 10 Zambranos, the universal unit of crazy.
Jessica Simpson Finally Gives Birth
Her baby girl Maxwell Drew Johnson was born earlier this morning and weighed in at 9 pounds, 13 ounces. Well miss you, Pregnant Jessica Simpson!
Courtney Stodden Without Makeup
Now that celebrities taking make-up free photos has become a bit of a trend, Courtney did her own, unique take: her «make-up free» photo shoot of her writhing around in a bathtub with her boobs almost completely exposed.
All The Jokes Deemed Too Offensive For The White House Correspondents Dinner
Jimmy Kimmel tried the cut jokes out on on Anderson Cooper last night, who gave stone-face replies like «that’s one of those things that I cannot acknowledge in any way» to a jokes about Rick Santorum getting off by watching his college roommates having sex, Obama’s ears, and another «Chris Christie Is Super Fat» gag.
Avery, The Baby Girl With The Bucket List, Has Passed Away
She touched so many lives, and did so much to help fight the disease which would eventually claim her life, in such a short time. Avery Canahuati, the baby girl with the bucket list, lost her battle against Spinal Muscular Atrophy last night. Here, courtesy of her parents Mike and Laura and written in her voice, is a farewell letter.
In 2007, Mitt Romney Addressed His Bin Laden Gaffe
Democrats continued their attack on Mitt Romney today for 2007 remarks saying it was not worth moving «heaven on earth» to kill Osama Bin Laden. Rivals pilled on Romney for the remark and in this 2007 debate Romney addressed the comment, saying «we will move everything to get him,» and that his comments were meant to convey the larger scope of the War on Terror.
Looks To Try: Weird T-Shirts
Even if you wouldn’t be willing to wear one of these, at least admit that they elicit quiet joy and a subtle chuckle.
Trailers From All 7 Batman Movies
Yet another new trailer for «The Dark Knight Rises» was just released last night. I love trailers. Hold onto my utility belt tightly and let’s talk a stroll down memory lane, shall we?
Actual Cannibal Shia LaBeouf
We’re not sure why this exists, but we’re glad it does. This song has been making the rounds on Tumblr, and one intrepid person made a video for it.
The Ke$ha Cover That Made Allison Williams Famous
Allison Williams, of «Girls» and the daughter of Brian Williams has gotten flack for nepotism being the reason she got her big break, but maybe it was just talent? Love it or hate it — girl can sing.
Let Stupid Tweets Lie
Last night, I accidentally caused the death of my favorite tweet of all time. Attention, famous accounts: scrubbing your stupid past tweets is a crime against humor.
Bush Ran On 9/11, War On Terror In 2004
Barack Obama has taken heat from conservatives for his perceived politicization of the slaying of Osama Bin Laden. But in 2004 the Republicans attempted to cast John Kerry as weak on defense and unreliable, and the Bush campaign ran these two ads attacking Kerry.
Escaped Chinese Activist Fought Against Forced Abortions
Chen Guangcheng, the blind lawyer and activist who escaped house arrest last week, worked against forced abortion and sterilization of women in China, a practice some say is disturbingly common as the country struggles to enforce its one-child policy. In his absence, forced abortions may continue unchecked. Says the president of human rights organization Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, «Chen may be safe for the moment, but the women for whom he risked everything are not.»
Will The Navy SEALs Swift Boat Obama?
The operators’ resentment is real. And their criticism could undermine the president’s clearest-cut victory, the slaying of America’s most notorious enemy.
«The Dark Knight Rises» New Trailer
No need to wait for «The Avengers»! Here’s the new trailer for the next and final Christopher Nolan Batman film, well before its screen debut this weekend.
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