BY Intern Lilly in Boob Tube on Sep 07, 2012 |
When I first started watching this anti-Obama video, I thought it was satire. Given the hideous acting and low production values, it was a pretty safe assumption. I expected the familiar face of a comedian (maybe someone from the Daily Show) to come on screen and say something that would make it clear that the people behind the video knew how idiotic and ignorant it was. But no, this is a real thing. I'd try to explain how absurd it is, but it’s only ... Read More
BY Intern Lilly in General on Sep 07, 2012 |
Does this look like the face of a killer? Well, OB/GYNs have been warning pregnant ladies for years about the risks of the cat-borne parasite toxoplasma gondii, which causes toxoplasmosis. The parasite can cause serious birth defects and miscarriages, and can kill newborns. But now it turns out adults are at greater risk of infection than previously believed.
According to the CDC, toxoplasmosis has infected 22.5 percent of the human population in the United ... Read More
BY Intern Lilly in Music Stuff on Sep 05, 2012 |
Have you ever wanted to listen to all of your favorite '80s and '90s girl groups/chick rockers at once? Well now you can, thanks to Chicks with Hits.
The super simple webpage features three different tracks, each about an hour long, compiled by Winslow and Johnny Coco. Volume I opens with the Breeders, which you know is a good sign, and Volume III, newly released, features gems like Diana Ross, Dee Lite and Madonna. So put it on here and stop worrying about what ... Read More
BY Intern Lilly in Feminizzle on Sep 04, 2012 |
A recent Buzzfeed list of famous women who don’t identify as feminists should instead have been called “proof that nobody understands what feminism is.”
Most of the women on the list seemed to be responding to the question “are you a rabid man-hater?” not “are you a feminist?” and/or not understand that those are two very different questions.
“I don’t think that I would consider myself a feminist,” Marissa Mayer said. “I think that I ... Read More
BY Intern Lilly in Boob Tube on Aug 31, 2012 |
The GOP base is in favor of a constitutional amendment that would prohibit abortion even in cases of rape and incest, but Mitt Romney is in favor of allowing those exceptions (which is at least a step closer to moderate and/or sane).
Watch Samantha Bee interview GOP delegates about how they feel about Romney’s position, and see that they do believe in the right to choose, after all. Romney’s right that is, not women’s. ... Read More