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Pink Flamingos

Want To Be Happy? Here's The Secret

Aimee Heckel | Posted 10.17.2016 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

I touched the crystal ocean with my bare toes and gazed across the tiny island. I was the only person there, except for a dozen pink flamingoes, each balanced on a single leg, totally showing off, because seriously, why else would they do that?

James Thilman

John Waters Will Teach You How To Hitchhike | James Thilman | Posted 06.26.2014 | Entertainment

Filmmaker and author John Waters is funny, brash and brilliant. For decades, the so-called "Pope of Trash" has been peddling camp and gore -- and then...

Galápagos Park Rangers Protect Nesting Turtles, Mating Sea Lions

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green
Cecilia Alvear

They are like ninjas, dressed completely in black, spying and moving stealthily in the night to avoid detection. These are not military commandos, but rather a trio of Galápagos National Park rangers, backed up by an international group of volunteers, monitoring the nesting activities of green sea turtles.

What If the Avant-Garde Were the Moral? On Early John Waters and the Future of Queer Culture

Charles Stephens | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Stephens

I wish that my generation took up Waters and his work more, because the subversive energy of his early films provides not only a lens but a landscape that helps us think innovatively about the possibilities of not only queer politics but queer practice.

WATCH: The Influence Of Divine's Infamous Poop-Eating Scene

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

One of the first drag queens to make an appearance on the big screen, the late and great Divine continues to have a profound impact on queer culture d...

Prepare To Be Mesmerized

Posted 07.30.2013 | Comedy

Meanwhile, in Florida... Okay, we don't really know if this pink flamingo is actually a Floridian, but it IS dancing in a circle to "Cotton-Eyed Jo...

RANSOM NOTE: If You Want To See The Rest Of The Flamingos...

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.07.2012 | Weird News

Arthur O'Neil is not exactly tickled pink after having 40 flamingo statues stolen from his yard in the last four months. O'Neil, a retiree in Mansf...

WATCH: Over 50 Pink Flamingos Found Dead In France

Posted 02.10.2012 | Green

A cold spell which has frozen much of Europe and killed hundreds of people has claimed its latest victims. 55 pink flamingos, unable to fly out of ...

A Brief History of the Plastic Pink Flamingo

Mental Floss | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The pink flamingo lawn ornament was invented in the same decade that polyester pants, pink washing machines, vinyl wallpaper and Naugahyde lounge chai...

PHOTOS: Stunning Pink Flamingos

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From iLCP: If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is there to document it, does it really matter? An unusual new conservation partnership of pilot...

Leslie Van Houten: A Friendship, Part 2 of 5

John Waters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Waters

By now I certainly knew that what Leslie had done was anything but "art." Her participation in the La Bianca murders was a very real atrocity.

Leslie Van Houten: A Friendship, Part 1 of 5

John Waters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Waters

I have a really good friend who was convicted of killing two innocent people when she was nineteen years old on a horrible night of 1969 cult madness.