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10 Ways Right-Wing Christians Are Destroying Christianity

I've written about how millennials are leaving organized religion and its associated anti-LGBT animus in droves. As a result, the only religions holding on to membership (barely) are ones with super-high birth rates and very conservative views. In the process, conservative faiths are becoming …

Jennifer Lawrence: President Trump would be 'the end of the world'

It seems Jennifer Lawrence’s thoughts on Donald Trump echo Katniss Everdeen’s feelings toward President Snow. For the uninitiated, that means she’s …

Apple has a clever idea for a smart ring — here are the diagrams

The company has applied to patent a design for its own "ring computing device," which contains a ring-mounted touchscreen, a computer processor, wireless transceiver, and rechargeable power source.<p>The patent reads like a description of many current Apple Watch features but in miniature, or those …

Justin Bieber Finally Explains What Happened in That Deposition

Justin Bieber works up a sweat while showing off his skateboarding skills at Monster Skate Park on Tuesday (September 29) in Sydney, Australia. A day …

Justin Bieber

Marion Cotillard Is Not a Feminist, Justin Bieber Is Not a Taco & Billy Eichner Doesn't Know What 'Latino' Means

By Vivian Kane | Pajiba Love | September 29, 2015 | Comments ()<p>By Vivian Kane | Pajiba Love | September 29, 2015 |<p>If you haven’t yet seen Tom …

Here Are The Most Unimpressed Internet Reactions To Burger King’s Black Halloween Whopper

On Tuesday, Burger King released its much anticipated Halloween Black Whopper, which is so spooky that it couldn’t wait until October. A little backstory may be in order: Last year, Burger King released a Black Burger in Japan, and the bun was colored with squid ink. BK has not officially revealed …

U.S. Major General Blows Whistle On What They Really Found On Mars

“The time to pull the curtain back on this subject is long overdue. We have statements from the most credible sources — those in a position …

20 Most Thought-Provoking Quotes About Philosophy

We live in a very busy world, and it helps to slow down once in a while. Sometimes we need to take time to reflect on our personal philosophies …

Stephen Colbert wants to do party planning for Rep. Steve King’s bizarre “lawnmower marriages”

“So, who’s going to do party planning for Steve King’s nightmare marriage scenarios? I will,” Colbert said<p>Friday night's <i>Late Show with Stephen Colbert</i> joked that "gay marriage is still a controversy in this country despite the fact that it's not." But so many right wing activists are fighting tooth …

Lawn Mowing

Week in Fashion: Cara Delevingne Channels Her Inner Goth Cheerleader

Summer’s over, which means we’ve bid adieu to our sun’s-out-guns-out tank tops and opened our arms to embrace the changing seasonal tides of fall fashion—with healthy competition on and off the red carpet to claim It Girl status. This week, Selena Gomez stole the sartorial show in a lipstick red …

Emily Blunt

"I Almost Cheated on My Husband." Why This Story Is More Common Than You'd Think

"I almost cheated on my husband." That's the title of a post a 28-year-old Reddit user wrote this week. Her situation isn't what you might think: "I've been with my husband for six years, married 3.5. I love him and adore him with all my heart," she writes. "I would never hurt him, and he is …

em>Ecuador’s Got Talent</em> Judges Scold 16-Year-Old Singer for Being an Atheist

<i>Ecuador’s Got Talent</i> Judges Scold 16-Year-Old Singer for Being an Atheist<p>September 23, 2015 by Hemant Mehta<p>On Sunday night, during an episode of</i> …

Atheism

Watch "Jimpire," Jimmy Fallon's Flawless Parody of "Empire"

"I've been telling jokes since I was 9 years old."<p>In anticipation of everyone's favorite hip-hop family drama <i>Empire</i> returning Wednesday, Jimmy Fallon put together a loving spoof of the show titled <i>Jimpire</i>. In the 10-minute sketch, Jimmy plays Juicy Jim, a silk scarf- and pompadour-wearing mogul who …

Sarah Jessica Parker Recalls Being Given Treadmill by Producer

The pressures of staying thin in Hollywood can be strenuous, just ask Sarah Jessica Parker.<p>On Wednesday, the 50-year-old actress made an appearance …

Not Even Bieber's Best Behavior Can Save This Awkward Interview

Justin Bieber is certainly trying his best to convince us he's that no longer the bratty little pop star who throws eggs at his neighbor's house. And …

Paula Deen Almost Spoiled Tracy Morgan's Emmy Surprise

The chef tried to share a pic taken with him, which would have revealed he was in LA last weekend.<p>One of the most emotional moments of Sunday's highly emotional Emmy Awards was the surprise appearance of comedian Tracy Morgan -- the "30 Rock" star's first public appearance since his nearly fatal …

Paula Deen

This woman wants us to realise there's no such thing as a child prostitute

<b>A petition asking the Associated Press to stop using the phrase “child prostitute” has gained over 23,000 signatures and received celebrity</b> …

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LGBT Women Say They Are Tired Of Hearing These Things

"You just haven't met the right man."<p>"Why are you wearing dude's clothes?" "You just haven't met the right man." "You don't <i>look</i> gay... or bi... or queer."<p>These are just three of the many ugly stereotypes and intrusive questions HuffPost Live's Alex Berg dissects in this new video, "Things LGBT …

LGBTQI

The Colbert Trump

The leading GOP candidate appeared as a guest on The Late Show last night. He beat Colbert at his own game.<p>Last night, Donald Trump appeared as a guest on <i>The Late Show With Stephen Colbert</i>. You could also say that Colbert had Trump as a guest, but that grammar wouldn’t be quite accurate to the …

Libs Are Going To Hate The Truth Bomb Franklin Graham Just Dropped About ‘Gay Pride Rainbow’

News<p>03 Jul 2015<p>0 73<p>Since last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision declaring ‘gay marriage’ a constitutional right, the issue has dominated social and …

Everything Louis C.K. Has Ever Found Troubling About Phones

Louis C.K.’s ascension to the tip-top of the upper echelon of comedy happened very slowly, and then all at once, just like technological innovation. It’s an apt comparison, considering that the tipping point may have had something to do with Louis’s viral 2008 <i>Conan</i> appearance, during which he …

Why Mark Cuban Is Saying Walmart Is ‘In For a Nightmare’

Walmart will start selling hoverboards just in time for the holiday season, but the version it may have in stock would subject the retailer to a …

Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton is 'shrill'

Donald Trump. AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall<p>Real-estate magnate Donald Trump attacked former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for being "shrill" during a Wednesday campaign stop in South Carolina.<p>Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner, made that accusation after claiming that he got called …

Science and Buddhism Agree: There is No 'You' There

There is no consistent self. Here is why that's really okay.<br>Read More

Meditation

This Man Created A Parody Doritos Account And Just Owned Every Homophobe Threatening To Boycott ‘Gay Chips’

Remember when Target decided to go gender-neutral in the toys and bedding department? Remember all the backlash the company received from angry customers who were certain that now boys and girls would not be able to tell each other apart and threatened to boycott the business? Remember the guy who …

Why Reiki, Crystals, and Flower Essences are Going Mainstream

“Fall into the arms of the earth,” a soothing, buttery voice near-whispers above my head. “Feel the strength of the universe.”<p>I am lying with my eyes closed on a massage table in a pin-drop-quiet, candlelit room at the Maha Rose Center for Healing in Brooklyn, New York, receiving my first session …

Spirituality

Putin offers to meet Elton John after gay rights call - Kremlin

<b>Russian President Vladimir Putin has phoned pop star Elton John and proposed a meeting, according to the Kremlin.</b><p>Sir Elton has said he wants to talk to Mr Putin about his "ridiculous" attitude to gay rights.<p>The singer previously fell victim to pranksters who impersonated the Russian leader on the …

Russia

IT HAPPENED TO ME: My Date Got a DUI With Me in The Car

Dating in LA is genuinely terrible, but, if you can find someone you want to go out with, there are endless options for cool dates.<p>You can go to the beach, you can go downtown, or you can get a DUI, anything you want to do. I was on a date with a guy when he did that last thing.<p>I dated a super-hot …

Relationships

Friends Series 1 - Six Things I Never Knew I Knew

Sorry... 26. Ross is TWENTY SIX in series one? But I am 26. That is my age. He is a grown up man who is my age.<p>That was largely my reaction to watching the entire series one of <i>Friends</i> again. I've of course watched <i>Friends</i> a lot since it finished, I mean I'm not an animal, but never in any order. I …

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