Alexis Hetherington

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The All–Bad Contracts Team

As this lineup shows, it doesn't take much for the wrong team to spend too much on the wrong player<p>What makes for a bad NFL contract? When a guy gets …

Why Girls Should Play More Video Games

That's one of the unexpected lessons I take away from a rash of recent studies on the importance of—and the <i>malleability</i> of—spatial skills.<p>First, why spatial skills matter: The ability to mentally manipulate shapes and otherwise understand how the three-dimensional world works turns out to be an …

Beck, Lumineers Anchor Newport Folk Festival

At 54 years old, the venerable Newport Folk Festival is as much an institution as it is the godfather of summer festivals. Where the trend these days …

Is the Oxford English Dictionary Really Redefining Marriage?

Following on an initial story last week from LGBT news site Gay Star News, news outlets across the Internet reported on Friday that the editors of …

Angelina Jolie Is Hollywood’s Highest-Paid Actress (Better Luck Next Year, Jennifer Lawrence)

Last week it was reported that Jennifer Lawrence—the best-actress-Oscar winner who can’t conceal her fear of Jack Nicholson or adoration for Jeff Bridges when cameras are present—had eclipsed Kristen Stewart as the highest-paid actress under 30 in Hollywood. Today, however, <i>Forbes</i> reports that one …

Bubble Wrap Bike Is Your New Favorite Invention (VIDEO)

There are a lot of inventions out there, but this is the most patent-worthy one we've seen in a long time.

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Kitten In A Cool Whip Container Is Probably Plotting The End Of The World (VIDEO)

We're pretty sure this kitten is the first wave of an alien attack that will wipe out life as we know it on the planet. There's really just no other explanation for why such cuteness exists.<p>"Yes, tiny fluffy kitten in a cool whip container, we will do whatever you say. Launch codes? We have them …

Baby Turtle Annoys Cat (VIDEO)

This cat is really giving this tiny turtle the cold shoulder. Sorry, turtle. Cats are a notoriously tough crowd.<p><i>Via Tastefully Offensive</i>

12 Unwritten Social Rules To Avoid Being A Jerk (VIDEO)

Unfortunately, not everyone was blessed with common sense. Follow these tips to make sure you're not being a jerk.

Our Favorite Woody Allen Movies

Woody Allen’s 43rd writer/director effort, <i>Blue Jasmine</i>, made its debut in movie theaters across the country this past weekend. 43 is a lot. Allen has …

13 Political Scandals We'd Like To See Next (PHOTOS)

As if there weren't enough political scandals already, here are some scandals we'd like to see next.<p><b>1. Joe Biden</b> - Caught illegally housing several big jungle cats in his Delaware home.<p><b>2. Chuck Grassley</b> - Managed to butt-tweet several random characters that look like male genitalia.<p><b>3. Chris …

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I think about it still. I had been given a precious gift called freedom, and for a while I mistook it for the purpose of my life. I thought because I was free to sail wherever I wanted, whenever I wanted, without seeking permission from someone else, that I possessed all I would ever need. What I discovered was that if I wanted to be free, truly free, I had to choose. There were many points on that compass rose; I had to locate the few that were meant just for me. / excerpt from "first you have to row a little boat" by Richard Bode // #sponsoredbycarnival

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Lauren Williams, Fitness Model, Shares Her Flawless Skin Secrets

We felt like total creeps staring at fitness model Lauren Williams' toned bod. (Check out her sculpted arms in that spaghetti strap top!) But her physique wasn't the only reason we couldn't stop ogling. Williams also possesses unbelievably flawless skin. Her secret? Dermalogica skin care …

Women Use Designer Bags To Fend Off Jealous Would-Be Man Stealers, Study Claims

This just in: Women carry expensive purses to fend off jealous women from their boyfriends.<p>Nope, we're not making this up. A couple of professors from the University of Minnesota conducted a study as to what luxury products signal to other people, and they come to an intriguing conclusion: "Whereas …

Katy Perry Wears Dolce & Gabbana on Elle UK's September 2013 Cover

<b>Rebellious Katy</b> – American pop star Katy Perry graces the September issue of <i>Elle UK</i>, wearing a look from Dolce & Gabbana’s fall 2013 collection. Just …

Hamburger Trivia: Everything You Ever Needed To Know

Hint: It's in the billions.<p>Happy National Hamburger Day (again)! We hope everyone has eaten their burger today in celebration of our favorite food holiday. (If you haven't, step away from the screen and go eat one right this minute.)<p>We know we just recently celebrated our favorite food with …

Freddie’s Deli

[<b>Update</b>: As of November 2015, Freddie’s Deli has closed and Kristin has turned it into GreenHouse.]<p>Parisians have been welcoming an influx of foods …