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Leonard Nimoy, ‘Star Trek”s Spock, Dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, the actor and science fiction icon that portrayed Spock in the long-running <i>Star Trek</i> franchise, passed away Friday morning at his home …

Science Fiction

The V-Zone: A Guide to Your Most Private Body Part

Does every woman have a G-spot? Can a tampon really get stuck inside? And how much daily discharge is normal? Cosmo tackles everything you must know about your vagina.<p>You're fully aware that your vagina is capable of some pretty awesome feats — such as blissing you out (as well as your man) with …

Mark Ruffalo Talks AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON and the Future Of The Hulk

The Tragic Yet Uplifting Story of the Only Real Girl in the Harry Potter Books

There is only one real girl mentioned in the Harry Potter books, and her story is pretty incredible. Her name is Natalie McDonald, and she pops up in …

7 Lies Employers Use To Trick You Into Working For Them

I got this letter from a LinkedIn reader:<p>Dear J.T.,<p>Why do employers lie to get you to take the job? The last two companies I've worked for have done …

You're Not Going to Believe What This "Cute" Love Note Really Says...

Nothing that starts with "Dear Booplesnoot" should be this dirty...<p>Redditor ayweenie shared a cute love note her (his?) boyfriend gave her. It features adorable, embarrassing pet names and cute compliments. It's just a little awkwardly worded. Well, that's because when you apply a cypher, it …

8 Health Benefits of Masturbation

Self-love gets a bad rap, but getting sexy with yourself is actually good for you.<p>For centuries, adolescents have been warned that the sin of self-gratification can lead to blindness, impotence, acne, and even furry palms, and in fact, some people still believe that masturbation can cause mental …

Notable Lives of 2014 in Pictures

'Harry Potter' actor David Ryall dies at 79

British character actor David Ryall, known most recently for his roles in <i>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1</i> and <i>Mr. Turner,</i> died on Thursday …

Donna Douglas dies; actress played Elly May on 'Beverly Hillbillies'

Donna Douglas, a Louisiana beauty queen turned actress who tapped into her poor Southern roots for the role of Elly May Clampett in the long-running TV sitcom "The Beverly Hillbillies," has died. Her age was variously reported as 81 or 82.<p>Douglas died of pancreatic cancer Thursday in Baton Rouge, …

New Study Reveals Hong Kong Baby Girl Born 'Pregnant' with Twin Fetuses

A baby girl was born “pregnant” with twin fetuses, researchers say.<p>The girl, who was born at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Hong Kong in 2010, was …

Florida Man Accused of Throwing Daughter off Bridge Is 'Mentally Incompetent,' Doctors Say

Doctors say that John Jonchuck, the man accused of throwing his daughter off a bridge in January, is incompetent to stand trial.<p>During a hearing …

Bobbi Kristina Brown's Health: What's Really Going On

In the days since Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unresponsive in her bathtub on Jan. 31, her family members have released conflicting information on …

Did Middle School Students Receive Fifty Shades of Grey-Themed Word Search Puzzles?

Parents in Pennsylvania are furious after at least five students at Monessen Middle School were purportedly given word search puzzles based on the …

Fifty Shades of Grey and 9 More Examples of When Fan Fiction Became Blockbusters

Fan fiction is more prevalent than you might think.<p>With <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> being unleashed in theaters Friday, there’s no denying that the novel’s …

Bobbi Kristina Was in Car Crash Days Before Hospitalization

Bobbi Kristina Brown was involved in a car accident four days before she was found unresponsive in her bathtub, according to a police report obtained …

Bobbi Kristina Brown's Boyfriend Nick Gordon Breaks His Silence

Nick Gordon has spoken out for the first time since he found his girlfriend, Bobbi Kristina Brown, unresponsive in a bathtub on Jan. 31 – saying he …

Driver in Bob Simon Car Crash Had His License Suspended 9 Times Prior to Wreck

The license of the driver of CBS newsman Bob Simon’s car had been suspended nine times for failing to pay fines prior to the wreck that killed the …

9 Sex Moves that Make It Way Easier to Orgasm

Because sometimes you really want that big finish.<p>Of course, you can still have great sex without an orgasm, just like you can have a great meal without dessert. But come on, it's not like you're going to pass up that slice of gourmet cheesecake when it's <i>right</i> there—and your orgasm is just as …

11-Year-Old Girl Sends Boy Note to Ask if He Likes Her, Gets This Back

This kid is wound way too tight for a middle-schooler.<p>One redditor, lindsrae, shared a note her friend's daughter gave to a boy at school. The "Do you like me" with checkboxes is a classic move that usually guarantees a definitive, if blunt, answer. But in this case, her crush revealed that …

14 Things No One Tells You About Receiving Oral Sex

Take all the damn time you need.<p><b>1. There is zero chance your vagina smells weird.</b> If you took a shower within the last 24 hours, you probably smell awesome. Do you smell like fresh-cut roses? No, but neither do penises. And if something does smell kind of weird, you should probably see a doctor, so …

11 Hilarious Craigslist Posts From People Trying to Get Laid at the Super Bowl

"I'm an attractive young man looking for the deep throat queen of Phoenix."<p>The Super Bowl is coming to the Phoenix, Arizona, area this weekend and that won't be the <i>only</i> thing coming. (I couldn't resist. I'm sorry.)<p>Here are the funniest Craigslist Casual Encounters I found:<p>1. "I currently am shaved …

Woman Goes to the Bathroom, Returns With a Surprise Baby

Just a terrifying reminder that this does, in fact, happen.<p>Nicole Harris and her boyfriend, Jeremy Hill, were asleep in their home in Lebanon, Tennessee, on Wednesday night when Nicole had the sudden urge to use the bathroom (as one does). By the time she got out of the bathroom, she had given …

This Girl Was Born Already Pregnant ... With Twins

Doctors were shocked to find that what they thought were tumors in an infant were actually fetuses.<p>A new research paper in the <i>Hong Kong Medical Journal</i> revealed that a baby girl was born pregnant with two fetuses [via The South China Morning Post. Although the incident happened in 2010, the …

8 Naughty Valentine's Day Cards That Should Totally Exist

Coming soon to an erotically charged Etsy store near you!<p>Sometimes you just need a card that says, "I love you ... in bed," but unfortunately, Hallmark does not make R-rated salutations. So Cosmopolitan.com dreamed up a few saucy cards we think should be on the shelves. Print them as you see</b> …

Find Out Exactly How Many ~*Single Dudes*~ Live in Your Area

Is your dating pool shallow or #deep?<p>Now there's a new way to tell if your ideal partner actually exists in your area or if you're just not going to find them.<p>Using data from the American Community Survey, (the Census Bureau's annual survey of 1 percent of the population), this test lets you put in …

Middle School Gives Students Explicit "Fifty Shades of Grey" Crossword Puzzle

Filled with words like "butt plugs" and "genital clamps."<p>Parents of students at Monessen Middle School in Monessen, Pennsylvania, were outraged when their children came home from school with a crossword puzzle inspired by <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i>.<p>Some words, like "obedience," "blackberry," and …

Close Your Eyes

You are in a room with Christian Grey, alone.<p><i>"Imagines" are fan fiction scenes written in the second person. After debuting our own, Cosmopolitan.com partnered with Wattpad to find the best</i> Fifty Shades of Grey-<i>themed</i> <i>I</i><i>magines on the Internet. "Close Your Eyes" by</i> <i>@cold_lady19</i> <i>is one of five finalists</i> …

10 Apps for Planning the Perfect Date

In an increasingly smartphone-driven world, your handheld can give you the romantic powers of a young Don Juan — or if you’re not into the classics, …

Apps