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Why Backdoor Play Won't 'Turn Him Gay'

We get a lot of advice questions into EMandLO.com around the concern many straight men have with receiving -- and, heaven forbid, <i>enjoying</i> -- a little anal attention from their female partners. Just this week we got another comment on the topic:<p>My boyfriend has recently discovered he likes [it]. I …

Middle Age

Rihanna Gets Paid More For Attending A Fashion Show Than You Probably Make In One Year

You can hardly call the relationship between celebrities and endorsements news. When Michelle Obama or Kate Middleton so much as step out in a certain dress, it's sold out within minutes. And even though studies suggest that people don't actually care about endorsements, that doesn't stop companies …

The Architect Is In: A Brooklyn Townhouse Grows Around a Roof Garden

In need of architects to collaborate with her on the gut renovation of her family’s Cobble Hill home, landscape designer Julie Farris hired Brooklyn …

Scientists Have Discovered The World’s Biggest Dinosaur In Argentina

A group of scientists in Argentina have found the biggest dinosaur fossil in the history of the world. It’s the kind of “titanosaur” that would give Godzilla a run for his money. From Time:<p>The largest dinosaur ever known to walk the earth has been unearthed in Argentina, and it really is a …

Pulp Fiction

Channing Tatum to play superhero Gambit, 'X-Men' producer says

Channing Tatumis the latest actor to join the ranks of the X-Men. The "22 Jump Street" star will portray the card-throwing Cajun mutant Gambit in an upcoming movie, producerLauren Shuler Donnerconfirmed at the premiere of "X-Men: Days of Future Past" in London.<p>Speaking to Total Film on the red …

Widow of driver in Paul Walker crash sues Porsche

The widow of the driver in the car crash that killed "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker in November has sued Porsche, alleging that faults in the design of the automaker's Carrera GT led to the deadly accident.<p>The lawsuit was filed Monday on behalf of Roger Rodas' widow, Kristine Rodas, The Times …

Dracula's Castle is for Sale

(Image credit: Bran Castle)<p>Romania's Bran Castle, largely believed to be Bram Stoker's inspiration for the home of Dracula, is on the market. While …

Bram Stoker

US schools pull essay questioning Holocaust

The school board of a southern California district has admitted as "wholly inappropriate" asking pupils to write an essay on whether they believed the Nazi Holocaust really happened.<p>The local newspaper, the <i>San Bernardino Sun,</i> reported that 2,000 13 and 14-year-old pupils in the district were asked: …

#BringBackOurGirls: Celebrities Support Bid To Rescue 276 Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

Celebrities are calling for the return of the 276 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Islamic militant group, Boko Haram, by showing their …

#BBCtrending: #RealMenDontBuyGirls and the #BringBackOurGirls campaign

<b>The hashtag #RealMenDontBuyGirls has been tweeted thousands of times in the past few days in connection with the abducted girls in Nigeria. It's reported that Hollywood celebrities have endorsed the campaign, but things are not exactly as they first appear.</b><p>#RealMenDontBuyGirls is trending in the …

Social Media

Death toll in Hesperia crash rises to five

The death toll from a two-vehicle crash in Hesperia rose to five people Sunday afternoon when workers prying apart the vehicles discovered the body of a child had been hidden in the wreckage.<p>Two adults and three children were killed after a van veered into oncoming traffic lnes and landed atop a …

Health law gives pregnant women new options

WASHINGTON (AP) — The health care law has opened up an unusual opportunity for some mothers-to-be to save on medical bills for childbirth.<p>Lower-income women who signed up for a private policy in the new insurance exchanges will have access to additional coverage from their state's Medicaid program …

Louisiana man claims his biological father was Zodiac Killer

A Louisiana man claims in a new book that his biological father was the notorious Zodiac Killer of northern California, who's still sought by authorities, publisher HarperCollins said Tuesday.<p>The Zodiac serial killer is believed to have killed five people in 1968-69 and gained notoriety by writing …