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Why Ben Wa Balls Are The Sex Toys You Never Knew You Wanted

"You're not putting those in my butt," Anastasia tells Christian in <i>Fifty Shades Darker</i> when he shows her a set of Ben Wa balls. He doesn't; Christian …

University of Illinois

These 15 Recipes Turn Chicken Breast into Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

It's pretty much a given that you'll find chicken breast in regular rotation in my meal plans and at least one or two packs stashed in my freezer at …

Cooking

The Best Products to Combat Swamp Crotch and Sweaty Balls

Now that we’ve made it through Independence Day, it’s time for the truly lazy, hazy days of summer. As excited as we are about family vacations, long …

Skin Care

Sarah Palin tears into Sacha Baron Cohen after being 'duped' into fake interview

Sarah Palin thought she was going to be in a "legit Showtime historical documentary." Turns out, it was just a prank by trickster Sacha Baron …

baroncohen

Treat Yourself to Garlic Butter Steak Bites Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Unpleasant monkey punches little girl in the face for no reason

Some monkeys just want to watch the world burn, and it looks like we have one of those on our hands right here.<p>The ungrateful little **** punched a …

Monkeys

This pink plastic kitty keychain could get you a year in Texas jail — even as AR-15s and ninja swords are legal

Texas has extremely lax laws on weapons. Ninja swords, daggers and machetes are all allowed in public—so are AR-15 assault rifles, shotguns and …

Guns

Yummy Lemon Salmon Burgers Recipe

"A quick, delicious and nutritious way of serving up canned salmon. You can enjoy this with or without the dressing, in a hamburger bun, or with a …

Recipes

The Rise of Racist Porn

In recent years, there’s been a disturbing increase in racist porn. But one black adult performer is fighting back.<p><i>Blacks on Blondes</i>. <i>Blacked</i>. <i>Black</i> …

Civil Rights

Uncombable Hair Syndrome Is A Real, Super-Rare Genetic Condition And This Baby Has It

Her mom said that people compare her to a mini Albert Einstein or jokingly ask if she stuck her finger in a light socket.<p>Taylor has a rare condition called uncombable hair syndrome that's been documented in only about 100 people worldwide, although it may be more common than previously thought.<p>The …

Hair

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Man Sues Halo Top After Learning That It's Actually Diet Ice Cream

He thought it was 'real' ice cream because halos are yellow, and so is butter, or something.<p>Oh Halo no.<p>Josh Berger, a resident of Queens, NY, feels he got suckered into buying diet ice cream by Halo Top, the low-calorie pint line whose popularity has seemingly skyrocketed in recent years, when he …

Here’s what a ‘shaved Mario’ looks like, because the internet hates you

If there’s anything that’s front and center when it comes to Nintendo’s iconic mascot Mario, it’s the Brooklyn native’s similarly iconic mustache. …

Watch This Massive Bear Casually Sit Down in the Grass Next to a Photographer (VIDEO)

Now here’s something you don’t see every day! In the short video below, a photographer captures gripping footage of a giant brown bear (a grizzly?) …

Black men arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks agree to meet with CEO

The two black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks last week have agreed to meet with Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson.<p>The timing of the meeting has not been set, according to a Starbucks spokesperson. The company said it hopes the meeting will occur this week while Johnson is in Philadelphia …

Justice

David Buckel, prominent New York LGBT lawyer, dies after setting himself on fire

Buckel, known for case about murdered transgender man portrayed in Boys Don’t Cry, alluded to fossil fuel protest to New York Times<p>A prominent gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate has burned himself to death in New York on Saturday, reportedly using fossil fuel in a protest against …

Fossil Fuels

Plus-Size Blogger Told To 'Cover Up' While Wearing Bikini

Plus-size blogger Anna O’Brien has recently spoken out against being told to "cover up" her body at a prearranged photoshoot in a Las Vegas hotel. …

We taste-tested top-selling veggie burgers — and these are the best

When shoppers scour the freezer section for the perfect veggie burger, they're often looking for an adequate amount of both satiating fiber and protein. After all, sometimes swapping a regular beef burger for a plant-based patty means you’re willing to compromise flavor for nutrition.<p>However, the …

An Open Letter To My Shelter Dog's First Owner

Yesterday we put our dog down. When I say “our,” I mean me and my husband ― but also you, our dog’s first owner.<p>For the more than eight years that I’ve known Lestat, I’d held contempt for you. Less than a week after his fifth birthday, you left him at the shelter with the excuse that you were …

Denim Thongs Have Arrived, and the Internet Can't Handle It

It's almost festival season, and you know what that means: Your Instagram feed will soon be filled with photos of people frolicking in the sunshine in jean shorts, flower crowns, culturally appropriated accessories (unfortunately), and, of course, denim thongs. Yep, you read that right. As</i> …

Clothing

Police Fatally Shoot a Brooklyn Man, Saying They Thought He Had a Gun

New York City police officers shot and killed a black man who was known to be mentally ill on a Brooklyn street corner on Wednesday afternoon after he pointed what the officers believed was a gun at them, the authorities said. The object, however, turned out to be a metal pipe with a knob on it.<p>The …

Man Who Landed Fatal Punch After Victim Called Him the N-Word Is Found Guilty of 2nd-Degree Murder

A Virginia man who says he punched a woman because she called him the n-word has been convicted of second-degree murder. On Monday an Arlington, Va., …

Ruth Negga and Dominic Cooper Break Up After 8 Years of Dating

Ruth Negga and Dominic Cooper have parted ways.<p>The former couple, who costarred in AMC’s <i>Preacher</i>, have ended their relationship after eight years …

Man shoots neighbour in the head five times for disciplining his dog

A Colorado man has been arrested after allegedly shooting his neighbour five times in the head because he thought he was beating his dog.<p>Michael …

South Africa Is Sending Someone To Prison For Being Racist

The woman, the first to be sentenced under South African laws criminalizing racist language, called two police officers “kaffirs,” a highly offensive term for black South Africans.<p>NAIROBI — For the first time in South African history, a court on Wednesday sentenced a white woman to prison for …

Justice

White Philips Hue bulbs are just $12.50 each right now on Amazon

Want to expand your Philips Hue setup at home? Don’t want to spend $40 per bulb for multi-color Hue bulbs? We don’t blame you. After all, how often …

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

This Dog Looks Like A Human — And It's Making People Uncomfortable

"This is deeply unsettling..."<p>World, meet Yogi — an adorable pup whose appearance certainly has a lot of people talking.<p>Notice anything <i>unusual</i> about …

Why So Many Young British People Are Smoking Crack

The past year has seen a huge 30 percent rise in people under the age of 25 seeking treatment for the drug.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i>.<p>"I can taste ammonia," says Suzie when she can catch her breath long enough to form sentences between hacking coughing fits. "I can't tell you what …

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Mental Health