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Miss Wallflower USA: The Pageant You Should Have Watched This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | September 15, 2014 | Comedy
Everyone saw the Miss America pageant this weekend and watched a lot of confident, outgoing young women show off their many talents. But you probably missed another important pageant: Miss Wallflower USA. It's the pageant where shy, introverted young women say very little and avoid drawing too...

12 Things You Never Knew About 'Gilmore Girls'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | September 15, 2014 | Entertainment
At this point, "Gilmore Girls" fans are counting down the days until the beloved series hits Netflix. Sadly, we still have half the month of September left. So we have no choice but to indulge in as much "Gilmore" nostalgia as possible. From Alexis Bledel's actual coffee...

Justice Department Sues Kent State Over Therapy Dog

USA Today | Alexandra Svokos | September 15, 2014 | College
The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Kent State University on Monday for violating the Fair Housing Act, according to The Plain Dealer of Cleveland. The incident occurred in 2010 when the university did not allow a student who suffered from anxiety attacks to have a dog in her...

These Are The Best Universities For Electronic Music

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | September 15, 2014 | College
Each year, we're bombarded with rankings of schools that are all about the books. But this year, thanks to the folks at Thump, Vice's online video channel devoted to electronic music and culture, we now have a ranking of schools that are all about that bass....

Watch Kristen Wiig And Ellen DeGeneres Try To Sing 'Let It Go'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | September 15, 2014 | Entertainment
During a visit to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Kristen Wiig shocked us. She -- and DeGeneres! -- claimed not to know the words to "Let It Go," but since they're both humans with ears, we find that hard to believe. DeGeneres suggested they try to sing the hit...

Playboy Names UPenn Top Party School For 2014

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | September 15, 2014 | College
Believe it or not, the University of Pennsylvania was named the top party school in the nation by Playboy magazine on Monday, making that the first time we can recall an Ivy League university claimed such a title. Syracuse University, this year's top party school...

5th-Grader Begs Microsoft Not To Mess Up Minecraft

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | September 15, 2014 | Technology
Upon hearing that Microsoft would be buying the company behind the wildly popular Minecraft video game, 10-year-old Sabrina Lane had just one request: Don't mess it up, OK? Lane published an open letter to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella titled "Dear Microsoft: Don't mess up...

Chemistry Lab Mishap In Denver High School Injures Four Students

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | September 15, 2014 | Science
Four students at a Denver high school were injured today, one seriously, when a classroom chemistry demonstration caught fire, according to the Associated Press. The students suffered burns on their faces and upper bodies, and were brought to Denver hospitals for treatment. The fire started at 7:54 a.m....

'Glee' Star Cheyenne Jackson Marries Beau Jason Landau

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | September 15, 2014 | Gay Voices
"Glee" star Cheyenne Jackson got married, everyone! Now that's something to sing about. On Saturday evening, Jackson tied the knot with entrepreneur beau Jason Landau in an outdoor ceremony at a friend's estate in Encino, California. The two made their vows in front of loved ones, including celebrity...

Lethbridge Student Sells Pepsi From Locker, Gets Suspended

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | September 15, 2014 | Canada Alberta
An Alberta high school student has been suspended for dealing a contraband substance out of his locker. But, no, Keenan Shaw was not dealing drugs or another illicit substance. The Grade 12 student was selling Pepsi to his fellow students. According to the Lethbridge Herald,

11 Reasons Garfield Was Wrong About Mondays

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | September 15, 2014 | Comedy
The first day of the week gets a pretty bad rap, but is Monday really the worst? Sure, you're probably a little bummed about returning to work or school, and maybe you're feeling somewhat daunted by the tasks that lie ahead of you, but when isn't that...

Here's The Full 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | September 15, 2014 | Entertainment
Days after releasing just two seconds of the new "Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" trailer, Lionsgate has unveiled the full tease for the forthcoming blockbuster. The new film, which signals the beginning of the end for the popular YA franchise, will deal with the fallout of what...

Strict Dress Code Nets 200 Detentions At NY School

AP | Alexandra Svokos | September 15, 2014 | Teen
NEW YORK (AP) — A strict new dress code adopted by a Staten Island school has resulted in several detentions in the last two weeks. A city Department of Education spokeswoman said Monday that five students received detention and a number of students were spoken to by school administrators following...

Transgender Girl Crowned Homecoming Princess

AP | Alexandra Svokos | September 15, 2014 | Gay Voices
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A transgender girl was crowned homecoming princess at a Colorado Springs high school. The Gazette of Colorado Springs reported Saturday ( that Scarlett Lenh received the majority of the votes from her junior class at Sand Creek High School, besting three biological girls for the...

Lorde Covers Kanye West's 'Flashing Lights' And Bon Iver's 'Heavenly Father'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | September 15, 2014 | Entertainment
Currently touring around the United States with Majical Cloudz, Lorde has been covering Kanye West's "Flashing Lights" and Bon Iver's "Heavenly Father" (from the "Wish I Was Here" soundtrack) during her set. This isn't Lorde's first time covering West, tackling "Hold My Liquor" around the same time last...

Spoon Crafted Specifically For Ramen Makes Slurping Noodles A Breeze

Kate Bratskeir | September 15, 2014 | Taste
Twirl your noodles. Ladle your broth. Be happy.

Paul Ryan, Chuck Todd Discuss Shared Experience Of Losing Alcoholic Fathers

Ashley Alman | September 15, 2014 | Politics
During a Sunday "Meet the Press" appearance, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) opened up about what it was like to lose his alcoholic father at a young age -- an experience he had in common with host Chuck Todd, whose own alcoholic father died when he was 16. In his new...

Miley Cyrus Covers Led Zeppelin's 'Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You'

Ryan Kristobak | September 14, 2014 | Entertainment
Miley Cyrus is known for many things like twerking and the pop enigma that is "Bangerz," and now a growing and diversified musical interest can be added to that list. She's teamed up with her friends in The Flaming Lips to cover The Beatles, as well as

Making The Bed Just Got So. Much. Easier.

Samantha Toscano | September 13, 2014 | HuffPost Home
With "National Make Your Bed Day" behind us and mornings of making our beds ahead of us, it's about time we took a second to talk about the chore that has an impossibly low favorability ranking for most people. It's the same chore that can actually

The Funniest Someecards Of The Week

Christine Dalton | September 12, 2014 | Comedy
This week was quite culty wasn't it? (Yes, we're fully aware that "culty" is not a word, just roll with it.) We had the cult of Apple's most recent announcement, complete with bigger iPhones, Apple Watches, and curious scarves. We also saw the cult of the Pumpkin Spice...
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