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Mercury in Seafood: A Little Clarity

Carl Safina | Posted 03.27.2014 | Green
Carl Safina

One of the most dangerous yet confusing toxic pollutants is mercury in seafood. Mercury is very bad for developing fetuses and children, and seafood is very good for them. But mercury is in all seafood. Like I said: confusing.

My 7-Year-Old Daughter Tried To 'Catfish' Me

Tom M. Burns | Posted 03.25.2014 | Parents
Tom M. Burns

I know it's innocent, but, at the very least, this little prank -- this old-school attempt to "catfish" her old man -- reminds me that my daughter is getting older every day.

Hunter Stuart

Man Sues Dating Site After Getting Scammed Out Of $70K

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.19.2014 | Technology

A New York man who says he was scammed by an OKCupid user is now suing the online dating site for not properly warning him that he could be duped. ...

5 Ways to Spot a Catfish Scam This Valentine's Day

Adam Levin | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

Valentine's Day is a high-pressure holiday for many people, and we've all been in situations where our foolish hearts trump our ability to see through a scam.

5 Hilarious YouTube Sensations of Color to Follow in 2014

Kevin Beckford | Posted 03.02.2014 | Black Voices
Kevin Beckford

The following comedy acts are incredibly different in content and delivery, but all have one thing in common: they are hilarious. With watch counts in the 6-7 digit range, these acts have proven themselves to be among the funniest on YouTube.

A Golden Sister Redefines 'Catfishing'

OWN | Posted 12.27.2013 | OWN

For a trio that first found fame on YouTube, the three "Golden Sisters" aren't always so savvy with Internet lingo. On tonight's "Golden Sisters" h...

'Catfish,' The Book

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Nev Schulman, the host of MTV's "Catfish," just landed a book deal. Deadline reported that the book, "In Real Life," will be about "relationships i...

Another Season For 'Catfish'

Posted 10.26.2013 | TV

We haven't seen the last of Nev Schulman and Max Joseph: "Catfish: The TV Show" has been renewed for Season 3. The hosts of the popular MTV series...

Bow Wow Reacts To Being Impersonated On 'Catfish'

Posted 10.09.2013 | Celebrity

Last night, a particularly wacky episode of MTV's "Catfish" aired in which a single mother was duped into thinking she's in an online relationship wit...

The Most Honest 'Catfish' Yet

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 08.07.2013 | TV

It was a close one on the latest episode of "Catfish: The TV Show" -- literally close, actually, as 25-year-old Mike was in an online relationship wit...

'Catfish: The TV Show': Meeting After Eight, Long Years

Posted 07.17.2013 | TV

It was one of the longest online relationships seen yet on "Catfish: The TV Show." Lauren had been "dating" a guy named Derek off and on for eight yea...

All About Nev: 9 Surprising Facts About The Catfish Finder

The Huffington Post | Debra Lipson | Posted 07.16.2013 | Celebrity

The Millennial nation has "Catfish" fever and it's spreading ... fast. Turn on MTV, do some online tumbling or check your Netflix documentary queu...

Facebook Is Not a Diary

Sue Scheff | Posted 09.02.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

We are our children's role models -- both online and off, but what happens when the child watches the parent have a complete cyber-breakdown?

'Catfish': Iraq War Vet Confronts Boyfriend Who Lied About Identity

Posted 07.03.2013 | TV

It was a difficult journey for Iraq war veteran Anthony on "Catfish: The TV Show." He already knew his boyfriend of one year, Marq, wasn't who he said...

Something's About To Get Bigger.. But Not In A Good Way

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Nev Schulman, star of MTV's "Catfish," thinks double is great. Doublemint, Double Dare, Double Stuf Oreos -- all good things. But Schulman and Our ...

'Catfish' Returns With A Huge Reveal

Posted 06.26.2013 | TV

"Catfish" is back for Season 2 on MTV and so are the secrets, lies and Internet romances. Season 2 of "Catfish" kicked off with Cassie, a young wo...

The Return Of 'Catfish'

AP | NICOLE EVATT | Posted 08.25.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES — Max Joseph, co-host of MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show," says he has Manti Te'o to thank for catapulting his series into the national ...

Fisherman Lands Monster

Posted 06.11.2013 | Green

They call it the Duke, and it's reportedly one of the most famous catfish in England. About time it had it's picture taken, then. The angler lucky ...

You Are Hereby Freed From Your 'Guilty' Pleasures

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 08.06.2013 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

These "guilty pleasures" are all-too-often tied to culture items that have been embraced by a mainstream audience and get erroneously filed away as "guilty pleasures" solely for their popularity.

'Catfish' Gets Even Crazier

Posted 06.03.2013 | TV

The Season 2 premiere of "Catfish: The TV Show" is just a few weeks away, and MTV has released a two-minute trailer that reveals the new season will b...

Back For More

Posted 06.03.2013 | TV

"Catfish" isn't going anywhere. MTV has announced an upcoming "Catfish" special as well as a 16-episode Season 2 order, which will kick off in June. ...

Icon of The Day: Saul Bass

Alona Elkayam | Posted 07.08.2013 | Arts
Alona Elkayam

The era of Saul Bass movie branding has yet to be surpassed, with the exception of the 2010 Catfish poster-which I would hang on my wall, unframed. Happy Birthday Saul Bass, without you, I could never be me.

Is It Time To Have 'The Sex Talk' With Your Parent?

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.29.2013 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

Many years ago your mom or dad probably had 'the talk' with you. Perhaps over your teen and young-adult years your parent(s) initiated many talks about love, dating, sex and the selection of a life partner. Now, as the adult child of an aging parent, you may find the tables have turned,

Identity Paranoia: Dating in a Catfish World

Laurie Davis | Posted 05.14.2013 | Women
Laurie Davis

While any early adopter will tell you that catfish creepers have been around since the advent of dial up and message boards, it's just recently that the spotlight has been shined on the fascinating relationships between digital posers and the unrequited partners who fell for their scam.

Plenty of Catfish-- The Dating Site That Lets You Find Your Fantasy Match (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.06.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

"Plenty of Catfish" is the new online dating site that brings attractive, imaginary women to lonely, gullible, horny men with large bank accounts -- you know, Manti T'eo style!