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Appeals court allows Texas to enforce controversial anti-abortion law

New law, which will shutter all but seven abortion clinics in the state, will now go into effect after court decision<p>Jessica Valenti: Texas abortion battle is about more than politics<p>A Texas law that shutters all but a handful of abortion clinics in the state will now go fully into effect after a …

Stewart, Colbert save the day: Bill O’Reilly and Fox News’ ISIS insanity makes them more essential than ever

Stephen Colbert delivers critique CBS was either too afraid, or ill-informed, to use to shut down the Fox blowhard<p>As the nation continues airstrikes on ISIS in Syria and Iraq, the U.S. public is bracing for yet another military conflict in the Middle East. And in order to make sense of this new …

Finally, Wall Street gets put on trial: We can still hold the 0.1 percent responsible for tanking the economy

Too Big To Fail bailouts let them get away with it. The amazing result of California fraud trial could change that<p>The Tea Party regards Barack Obama as a kind of devil figure, but when it comes to hunting down the fraudsters responsible for the economic disaster of the last six years, his …

Has DNA Evidence Finally Uncovered The Identity Of Jack The Ripper?

After years of investigations, guesses, and suspicions about the identity of Jack The Ripper, we may finally have a concrete answer thanks to DNA testing. The legendary murderer has remained a mysterious member of the cultural landscape for years, surviving as the great unknown boogeyman from the …

CNN exclusive: From Glasgow girl to 'bedroom radical' and ISIS bride

In November of last year, 19-year-old Aqsa Mahmood gave her father, Muzaffar, a long hug goodbye. He remembers, he says, because she looked especially beautiful. He remarked upon it to his wife, saying there was something different about his daughter.<p>The night before, she had asked her sisters to …

Joan Rivers Dies at 81: 10 Funny Quotes from the Legendary Comedienne

Today we remember legendary comedienne Joan Rivers, who died this afternoon at 81 years old after complications from throat surgery last week.<p>"It is …

Mental illness and sexual abuse: the shocking link

Violence perpetrated on the mentally ill shows that victim-blaming is nothing more than a cover-up for subhuman behaviour<p>Some years ago, the Mufti of Australia got into hot water when he likened women who failed to wear the hijab to “uncovered meat”, at risk of being devoured by cats. In other …

Disney to buy YouTube production company Maker Studios

A look into why Walt Disney Co. has agreed to buy Maker Studios for as much as $950m<p><i>Source: Bloomberg</i>

DNC chairwoman: Walker 'has given women the back of his hand'

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee used domestic violence analogies while attacking Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin on Wednesday.<p>At an event on women's issues in Milwaukee, Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz blasted Walker for his policies, saying he "has given women the back of …

Amazon halts pre-orders of some Disney movies in apparent Hachette-like dispute

As Amazon’s squabble with US publishing firm Hachette over e-book pricing rumbles on, the e-commerce giant now appears to have become involved in a …

25 Ways to Bring Disney Magic to the Lunch Box

Any parents who's been to a Disney theme park has endured at least one character breakfast — a meal at which little ones meet and mingle with Mickey, Minnie, and all their friends. It's arguably one of the highlights of the trip, and one the kids wish would occur daily. Although we can't take them …

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Disney Added A Sweet Tribute To Robin Williams At The End Of ‘Aladdin’

Like Comedy Central used to do with (the totally underrated) <i>Saving Silverman</i> every single day, the Disney Channel is showing <i>Aladdin</i> over and over again this weekend as a way of honoring the late, great Robin Williams. It will air twice today, twice tomorrow (on Disney XD), and twice Monday (on …

7 Jaw-Dropping Disney Makeup Looks

Because why wouldn't you turn your mouth into Olaf if you could?<p>Just for fun, London makeup artist Laura Jenkinson has been creating "illusions" on her face that look like your favorite childhood cartoon characters.<p>"Everyone loves anything Walt Disney related," she writes on her blog. True. Unless …

13 Celebs You Didn't Know Starred in Disney Channel Original Movies

Before they became global phenomenons or your favorite pop stars, these celebrities all started in one place: The Disney Channel.

The Pros and Cons Of Dating A Disney Prince

For many kids, Disney movies were our first introduction to romance. Disney princes, with their charming smiles and valiant deeds, seemed like the …

Ideas & Advice

Photo<p>26 Must-Have Wedding Photos You Don’t Want to Miss<p>Trust us—you’ll want to capture all of these moments.<p>Flower Arrangements<p>Your Complete Guide to …

This Makeup Artist’s Disney-Inspired Instagram Account Is Pretty Magical

This might be the happiest Instagram account on earth.<p>A London-based makeup artist is showing off her skills, and her love for all things Disney through social media, and the results are amazing. Laura Jenkinson decided to take a break from her job of making other people look beautiful and turn the …

Why We're So Obsessed With Distorting Disney Princesses

Cinderella with a black eye. Jasmine being sexually abused by her father. Minnie Mouse taking a hit off a bong. Belle drawn nude as Miley Cyrus on …

Have You Ever Wondered What Disney Princes' Peens Looked Like?

Come on, you know the answer is yes. (NSFW)<p>Yes, there are now illustrations of your favorite Disney princes (and other male characters) showing off their princely packages. Isn't that just what you needed this morning? Yes, yes it is.<p>Courtesy of the delightfully phallic minds over at Jezebel, the …

Disney Has Developed An Algorithm That Can Turn Any Object Into A Top

As the article points out, the algorithm Disney research developed could have some quite far reaching practical applications for things like robotics …

Best Age for Disney World | Perfect Age for Disney Trip

<i>Do you have a question about planning a family vacation? Ask Suzanne Rowan Kelleher, the family vacations expert at About.com.</i><p><b>Question:</b> We're …

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What Your Favorite Disney Princess Says About Your Wedding Style

It's a tale as old as time that we'll always love Disney's princesses, so take some inspiration from these six timeless belles of the ball when …

Mary Poppins Was the Original Disney Feminist

Like all Disney movies, <i>Mary Poppins</i> is full of whimsy and adventure, good guys and, if not bad guys, at least shades-of-grey guys.<p>And as we celebrate …

See 6 Disney Princesses With Badass Hipster Makeovers

Amazing.<p>Disney characters reinvented never seem to get old in our books; we're all about these princesses misbehaving and these princes with feminine makeovers. New to our bookmarks? Our favorite characters giving the hipster look a go, working cooler-than-thou tattoos and dip-dyed locks Kylie …

5 Things You'll Learn in 'The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic'

Princesses Elsa and Anna of "Frozen" are going to have another moment in the spotlight.<p>A behind-the-scenes look at the Oscar-winning animated film, …

Disney Wants Flying Drones to Power Floating Puppets, Lanterns and Projection Screens

Disney wants to recreate Tangled with floating lanterns powered by UAVs<p>The Walt Disney Company is looking to expand the entertainment it offers at …

Summer Sale: Nine Popular Disney Games for Windows Phone goes free for a week

As a part of summer sale, <b>Disney</b> is offering their nine popular games free for a weeks over Windows Phone Store. Check out the game list after break. …

49 International Disney Park Differences Only Hardcore Fans Will Notice

If you're a Disney fan, you've undoubtedly made the pilgrimage to Disneyland or Walt Disney World at some point in your life. Upon opening Disneyland (the original Disney park in Anaheim, CA) in 1955, the wildly successful mass-media corporation became a staple in more than just family movies — its …

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Freaky Physics Experiment May Prove Our Universe Is A Two-Dimensional Hologram

Everyone knows the universe exists in three dimensions, right? Maybe not. For some time now serious physicists have been pondering the seemingly absurd possibility that three-dimensional space is merely an illusion--and that we actually live in a two-dimensional "hologram."<p>And now scientists at the …