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Entries by Stephanie Marcus from 06/2011

Jessica Simpson Joins "Fashion Star" On NBC

Posted 06.13.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Jessica Simpson is taking on the role of mentor to aspiring designers for a new NBC reality series. The network said Monday that S...

Robert Sayegh, Brooklyn Man, Booted From Flight For Swearing

Posted 06.13.2011 | New York

Long delays in air travel can bring out the worst in all of us, but mind your manners or you may find yourself grounded -- just like a Brooklyn N.Y. m...

British Ministry Of Defence Warns Against Military Oversharing Online (VIDEO)

Posted 06.14.2011 | World

Social media is an undeniable comfort for those in the military and their families as communication from remote areas easier than ever before. But ...

Mommyrexia: Moms-To-Be Strive To Stay Skinny

Posted 06.14.2011 | Healthy Living

Anorexics, 'drunkorexics', 'manorexics', 'tanorexics' and now 'mommyrexics'. That's the new word to describe a so called "new breed" of pregnant wome...

Listen To Samuel L. Jackson Read "Go The F*** To Sleep" (NSFW)

Posted 06.15.2011 | Entertainment

"Go the F**K To Sleep" by Adam Mansbach is probably the best children's book since "Goodnight Moon," and it only gets better when read by Samuel L. Ja...

Amanda Bynes Tweets: 'No Regrets' On Strange Twitter Posts

Posted 06.15.2011 | Entertainment

Actress Amanda Bynes is no stranger to a sending a strange tweet. The 25-year-old blonde told People at the MTV Movie Awards that she has "no regrets"...

Burger King Introduces Spam Burgers For The Women Of Japan

Posted 06.15.2011 | Huffington Post

If there is one thing women love it's ... Spam? Well at least Burger King hopes they do. The self-proclaimed royals of the fast food industry will...

Women Who Lost Virginity Early More Likely To Divorce: New Study

Posted 06.15.2011 | Divorce

There might be a new argument to try when convincing your teen to wait to have sex. According to the a study conducted by the University of Iowa, wome...

Sharing This Organ Donation Video Could Help Save Lives (POLL)

Posted 06.16.2011 | Impact

If you remember the 70s you might get a kick out of this catchy musical video encouraging organ donation. Created by New Orleans-based Oschner Healt...

Ian Puddick Accused of Twitter Harassment In Landmark Trial

Posted 06.16.2011 | Technology

The law and this newfangled thing called the Internet are always crashing into one another and subsequently creating new and exciting cases. Exac...

Scientist Makes Poop Burger (VIDEO)

Posted 06.16.2011 | Huffington Post

Please try not to vomit as you watch the video below, and here is hoping that this is NOT the answer to the world's hunger problem. Japanese scien...

Prom Now Costs Over $800 On Average, Leaving Out Many Teens

Posted 06.17.2011 | Business

Prom is supposed to be an important day in a teenager's life, but it costs a lot money to make that night special. According to a survey by Visa, ...

Famous Death Row Last Meals

Posted 06.17.2011 | Huffington Post

Regardless of your beliefs when it comes to the death penalty, one thing we've become accustomed to hearing and talking about is the famous last meal....

When Power Levels Are Equal Women Are Just As Unfaithful As Men, Says New Study

Posted 06.17.2011 | Women

Women cheat just as much as men -- at least if they are playing on the same power level. A new study that will appear in Psychological Science fou...

Retro Phones Safe From Muggers? BBC Comedy Says Yes (VIDEO)

Posted 06.20.2011 | Comedy

We've all heard rumors that walking around with an iPhone makes you more likely to get mugged, so The Jazzie Show at BBC Comedy came up with a solutio...

Texas Mom Rosalina Gonzales Sentenced For Spanking

Posted 06.20.2011 | Women

Spanking children is a long time hot button issue for parents, but a Texas court just sent a warning to parents with a "spare the rod, spoil the child...

Sammie Spades, Former Clinton Intern, Now A Porn Star

Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics

In just six years, Sammie Spades went from having budding political dreams while working as an intern at Hillary Clinton's Buffalo office to making fu...

Dilbert Creator Scott Adams Says Rape Is A 'Natural Instinct' For Men

Posted 06.20.2011 | Media

"Dilbert" creator Scott Adams is finding himself in hot water again—this time with a blog post saying rape is a "natural instinct" for men. The "...

Hide Facebook From Your Boss With Excellbook

Posted 06.20.2011 | Technology

Want to use Facebook at work without your employer thinking you're a slacker? You need Excellbook -- a new application from the socially-minded pe...

James Blunt Poses Near Auschwitz And Angers Fans

Posted 06.21.2011 | Entertainment

Fans are not happy with James Blunt. The "You're Beautiful" singer enraged fans by posing outside a dilapidated building near former Nazi death ca...

Nivea Calls Whitening Deodorant "The Biggest Freedom Movement For Women"

Posted 06.21.2011 | Women

Nivea and MTV have teamed up to bring the women of India "The Biggest Freedom Movement for Women," reports The Toronto Star. The German skincare c...

Rikers Makes Scantily Clad Female Visitors Cover Up

Posted 06.21.2011 | New York

Here's a policy that won't go over well with the inmates. Rikers Island doesn't want to see lots of skin from its female visitors, reports the New Yor...

Amish Man Willard Yoder Arrested For Sexting 12-Year-Old Girl

Posted 06.21.2011 | Crime

Is it fair to say sexting is out of control when even the Amish can't keep it in their phones? The Smoking Gun reports that a 21-year-old Amish man...

'Inception' Wedding Video Goes Viral

Posted 06.21.2011 | Comedy

This couple must have really, really liked the movie. Don and Kaycee Laroza have made their Internet debut with a polished wedding video that inc...

Young Girls To Get Social Media Training This Fall

Posted 06.22.2011 | Women

Unless you monitor every key stroke your daughter makes, you probably don't know the extent of socializing she does online. There are already 7.5 mill...