Michael Kauffmann

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What to Make of Felix Hernandez's Recent Imploding Act

Even the great ones stumble. So there's not necessarily cause for panic in Seattle after Felix Hernandez turned in another rough outing Friday night.<p>But <i>man</i>, that was one rough outing.<p>Hernandez endured easily the worst start of his brilliant 11-year career, surrendering eight runs on five hits and …

Baseball

Sex Facts Free

In this app you can find 422 interesting facts about sex.<br>Did you know?<br>...That male and female rats can have sex twenty times a day?<br>...That the domain …

Justin Bieber pleads guilty to assault and careless driving

Justin Bieber has pleaded guilty to charges of careless driving and assault stemming from his August 2014 arrest in Ontario, the province’s Ministry …

Corruption

'Peace Is the Mission' by Major Lazer: EW review

Peace Is the Mission<p>We gave it an <b>A-</b><p>Diplo’s electro-dancehall project scored a Top 40 hit in 2015 with the buoyant “Lean On.” Those good vibes …

Music

As Violence Spikes in Some Cities, Is 'Ferguson Effect' to Blame?

Last month, authorities in Dallas noticed an uptick in violence that threatened to spoil the city's decade-long drop in crime.<p>Police Chief David Brown, an architect of the historic decline, responded by redeploying more officers into high-crime areas, noting that there was still plenty of time to …

Justice

Model Ashley Graham's New Lingerie Line Is Inspired By 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

Major congratulations are in order for model Ashley Graham.<p>After five seasons partnering with Addition Elle, a Canada-based plus-size retailer, Graham will finally release her lingerie line in the United States, according to Women's Wear Daily. Her newest collection, which is inspired by "Fifty …

Google Maps fixing its N-word problem

Google is fixing an issue with its Google Maps search function, which currently leads people to The White House if they search for variations of the n-word with the word house.<p>Multiple media outlets, including the Washington Post and the Huffington Post, reported the issue Tuesday afternoon after a …

June 2015

Diversity

Red Sox swept by Yankees, lose ground to skeptics

BOSTON -- The last time the Boston Red Sox were swept by the New York Yankees in Fenway Park, a five-game affair in August 2006, Manny Ramirez …

Apple Watch diagnostic port: a goldmine for accessory makers

Long before it officially existed, there were rumors that the Apple Watch had disappointing battery life. It wasn't long afterward that we started to hear companies were preparing to build external power packs to compensate. Thankfully, the folks over at Reserve Strap have discovered that you don't …

What Happens When a Porn Star Takes Your Birth Name

The real Kelly Diamond is not so pleased.<p>Kelly Diamond, a production assistant at <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, grew up fielding jokes about her birth name. "Which strip club you dancing at this week?" was one of the most frequent, she tells BroBible. When she finally looked into it, she was shocked to find …

15 Ways You’re Using Tampons Wrong

Raise your hand if you're guilty of #7.<p>You think you know all of the tampon rules, but you could be wrong. Here, the common mistakes people make while using them and what to do to keep your vagina free of infection and feeling good.<p>1. You only wash your hands after insertion.<p>Washing your hands …

Instagram's @Music Community Tries To Succeed Where Twitter Failed

Instagram has announced a new community dedicated to music and musicians called @Music, in an effort to leverage the platform’s user interest in the topic.<p>Unofficially, music has always been a large part of Instagram, accounting for an estimated 25 percent of all the platform’s activity. …

Beyoncé Shows Support for Embattled Baltimore with Powerful Social-Media Posts

Beyoncé took to Instagram Thursday to show support for those affected by the riots in Baltimore, Maryland.<p>“People are hurting. Join us in supporting …

Researchers map the connection between mantle and Yellowstone caldera

Partially molten material may occupy 45,000 cubic kilometers.<p>In broad outlines, the geological activity that produced Yellowstone is well understood. …

Earthquake slams Nepal; devastating loss of people, history

<b>Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) —</b> Rescue crews and residents in Nepal early Sunday began the desperate search for survivors after a magnitude-7.8 quake near the capital of Kathmandu a day earlier flattened homes, buildings and temples, causing widespread damage across the region and killing more than 1,800 …

Demi Lovato Regrets Trying the #KylieJennerLipChallenge

Yet another reason to get on board with the #NaturalLipChallenge.<p>You've seen the terrifying photos of the #KylieJennerLipChallenge and heard from a doctor about why it's such a bad idea. (Bruising! Permanent scarring!) Now, the viral trend of suctioning your lips to get a fuller pout a la Kylie …

Powerfully Minimalist Portraits of Wild Animals by Troy Moth

Photographer Troy Moth spent the first few years of his life living in a tent in a remote tree-planting camp in Western Canada, instilling in him a deep love of nature. His upbringing surrounded by untamed flora and fauna is reflected in <i>Animal Works</i>, a series of striking photos depicting animals …

Ducking the spotlight, some stars decide to skip NFL draft

The hat-and-hug routine with the NFL commissioner that has become a rite of passage for many college football stars on draft night is not for …

Associated Press News

No Pain, No Gain! 5 Magazines to Get You Moving

Making that New Year’s resolution to exercise more is easy, but if you’re new to a routine it can feel daunting or get boring very quickly if you’re going at it alone. Fortunately, we’ve found a variety of exercise options as well as visual guides complete with videos and GIFs.<p>With these five …

The 10 McDreamiest McDreamy Moments in "Grey's Anatomy" History

As if you weren't devastated enough.<p>Derek Shepherd's death on <i>Grey's Anatomy</i> last night marks the end of an era for one of primetime TV's most reliable and long-running heartthrobs. Derek was as skilled at moments of sexy passion as he was at doing the sweet little things that truly make a man a …

New Plus-Size Models Taking the Industry by Storm

Plus-size models have been making major headlines lately: Ashley Graham in <i>Sports Illustrated</i>, Myla Dalbesio for Calvin Klein, and, most recently, Denise Bidot for Target's Lilly Pulitzer collection, to name a few. As these plus-size campaigns become more mainstream in fashion and garner more media …