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TLC Funeral Show: Network Is Look For 'Fabulous' Funeral Females To Populate New Reality Show

(17) Comments | Posted May 17, 2013 | 12:07 PM

TLC -- home of My Crazy Obsession and 19 Kids and Counting -- has a new reality show in the works, and this one is really, really strange.

The network put out a casting call for "Fabulous Woman of the Funeral Industry." Yup....

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Famous Women With Eating Disorders Are Right To Speak Publicly About Them

(63) Comments | Posted May 16, 2013 | 11:13 AM

"Must we (all) talk about our eating disorders?"

That's the question Kat Stoeffel at The Cut raised Wednesday in response to New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn's admission that she is a recovering alcoholic and that she suffered from bulimia in her teens and 20s....

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Hawken Poster Prank Is A Win In The Fight Against Sexism In The Workplace

(30) Comments | Posted May 15, 2013 | 4:27 PM

Any woman who has ever experienced sexism has probably dreamed of throwing a witty rebuke back in the offending party's face. Well, one female employee at Hawken-developer Meteor Entertainment made this dream a reality.

The anonymous female game developer -- who refers to herself as...

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Angelina Jolie: Jokes About Her Double Mastectomy Get Ugly On Twitter

(1600) Comments | Posted May 15, 2013 | 12:18 PM

On Tuesday, Angelina Jolie wrote a New York Times op-ed on her decision to get a preventative double mastectomy after learning she had an 87 percent risk of developing breast cancer. As the piece went viral, we compiled tweets by women responding to Jolie's decision. Many...

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Women In Politics: Study Says More Women Politicians May Actually Be Hurting Cause

(23) Comments | Posted May 14, 2013 | 3:03 PM

In an essay published in May, New York senator Kirsten Gillbrand emphasized the importance of increasing the number of women in politics. "Women’s voices are not better than men’s, they’re different and the broader perspective that we bring often leads to better results," she wrote.

However, a...

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Angelina Jolie Twitter Responses: Women Respond To Star's Double Mastectomy

(39) Comments | Posted May 14, 2013 | 12:49 PM

On Tuesday, Angelina Jolie penned a piece in The New York Times called "My Medical Choice" in which she detailed her decision to have a preventative double mastectomy after learning that she had an 87 percent chance of getting breast cancer.

The piece went viral instantly, inspiring...

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Famous Cheerleaders: Amy Poehler, Jennifer Lawrence And Meryl Streep Were All Cheerleaders

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2013 | 10:16 AM

Amy Poehler, Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep have something in common, and it's not that they are all Oscar gold. All three women started out as cheerleaders.

Reddit user colandme posted a collection of famous actresses -- and, er, Tracy Morgan -- who were once...

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Cervical Cancer PSA In Singapore Is Potentially Problematic

(40) Comments | Posted May 13, 2013 | 1:50 PM

Singapore isn't exactly known for subtlety when it comes to public service announcements. Earlier this year, BuzzFeed alerted us to a seriously creepy Singaporean anti-groping PSA which featured a closeup of a woman's derriere and threatened "stiff penalties" for any offenders.

Now, a PSA by the...

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Lucille Clifton, Poet, Talks Loving Her 'Mighty' And 'Free' Hips (VIDEO)

(4) Comments | Posted May 13, 2013 | 12:35 PM

When the poet and educator Lucille Clifton died in 2010 at the age of seventy-three, she not only left behindvolumes of lauded poetry and prose but also a talk in which she exclaims her love for her body.

The video -- hat tip...

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Mindy Kaling And Amy Poehler Hang Out And We're Jealous

(13) Comments | Posted May 13, 2013 | 9:33 AM

Do you ever have that dream where you're casually hanging out out with your favorite celebrities like they're your best girlfriends?

Check out this photo that Mindy Kaling uploaded to her Instagram account on Sunday. Yup, that's her about to do shots with Amy Poehler, which is virtually...

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'How To Get Girls To Kiss You' Video Looks An Awful Lot Like Sexual Assault

(63) Comments | Posted May 10, 2013 | 3:50 PM

It's rare that we can't make it through a three-minute video because it's so utterly upsetting, but that was the case when The Jane Dough tipped us off to this video titled "

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Sonya Belousova, Pianist, Plays The Superman Theme While Dressed As Lois Lane (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted May 10, 2013 | 2:44 PM

Well, this is awesome.

When she's not writing music for plays and operas, Sonya Belousova, a wildly accomplished Russian pianist and composer, creates cosplay (costume play) videos. Belousova performs piano pieces while dressed up as a character from the television show or film...

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Cake Vs. Smoothie: One Woman's Amazing Response To Her Sister's Diet

(12) Comments | Posted May 9, 2013 | 6:16 PM

While we're disinclined to comment on any individual woman's eating habits, we acknowledge that it's hard to be around another woman consumed by a diet, especially when you aren't dieting and don't necessarily even believe in dieting. Even though there's nothing wrong with her eating steamed kale three times a...

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Cute Kid Note: 10-Year-Old Girl Details Her Dreams

(6) Comments | Posted May 8, 2013 | 3:38 PM

When I was 10, I'm pretty sure my goals ranged from convincing my mom to let me eat Lunchables to convincing Prince William (who still possessed a full head of hair) to marry me.

According to a note posted on Reddit on Tuesday, though, kids...

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Mother's Day Songs: Tunes To Celebrate Your Mom This Sunday

(5) Comments | Posted May 8, 2013 | 2:34 PM

Mother's Day is coming up, and while we're sure you have the flowers and the card and breakfast in bed ready -- this is your five day warning -- there's no way to celebrate your mom that is quite as evocative as music.

With our mothers in mind, we've...

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Audrey Hepburn Old Photo: Actress Looks Just As Beautiful

(75) Comments | Posted May 8, 2013 | 10:36 AM

Photos of Audrey Hepburn circa Breakfast at Tiffany's are ubiquitous. Thanks to IKEA, I even had a poster of one of the film's shots in my freshman dorm room.

On Wednesday, though, Reddit user Heightist posted a beautiful but much less frequently circulated photo of...

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'Felt' On Logo TV: Puppets Act Out Real Sex Therapy Sessions On New Show

(8) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 11:37 AM

If you told us that we would voluntarily listen to another couple's therapy session and wouldn't feel uncomfortable doing it, we wouldn't believe you.

Enter the new Logo series "Felt," a reality show about sex therapy that uses the audio from real therapy sessions but replaces the...

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Ester Gerston And Gloria Gordon, Women Programmers, Work On The ENIAC Computer In 1946 (PHOTO)

(2) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 10:18 AM

Think your MacBook Pro is a pain to lug around? Be grateful we've progressed past the first general purpose computer, the ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer), which measured 150 feet long.

A Reddit user posted a photo of the ENIAC in 1946 on Sunday,...

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Sarah Palin NRA Convention Shirt Proclaims 'Women Hunt' In Pink

(493) Comments | Posted May 6, 2013 | 1:45 PM

From earplugs to keyboards to Bic pens, companies seem to think that anything can be "womanized" by making it pink.

The latest example comes courtesy of Sarah Palin's wardrobe at the NRA convention in Houston on Friday. Palin addressed the crowd...

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Craiglist Dating Ad: 'Successful Entrepreneur' Searching For 'Pretty, Thin' Online Dating Surrogate

(126) Comments | Posted May 6, 2013 | 12:46 PM

Want to make a 100 dollars a week combing through online dating profiles for an hour a day? Are you willing to look not for yourself but to find some guy's perfect lady? Do you have "great taste," a "discerning eye" and "strong writing ability?" Are you also pretty and...

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