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13 Sexy AF Tattoos That Will Make You Love Your Body

All bodies are beautiful bodies, and these tattoos prove it.<p>1. This adorable mermaid:<p>2. This sexy lady working a bikini:<p>3. These tattoos covering up domestic abuse scars:<p>4. This inventive stretch mark tattoo:<p>This pin on Pinterest.<p>5. These tattoos helping to make mastectomy scars gorgeous:<p>6. Ariel …

5 Women Share Their Real-Life Honeymoon Horror Stories

It's not all champagne and great sex.<p>My husband, Chris, and I were pretty poor when we got married. We weren’t subsisting solely on ramen noodles and sitting on cardboard furniture, but we definitely didn’t have any extra cash to splurge on a splashy honeymoon.<p>Luckily, my parents stepped in and …

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9 Hilariously UNsexy Things You Never Knew About Porn

As told by a porn actress.<p>I've been shooting porn for over four years. While I mostly shoot ethical feminist content, the vast majority of porn leaves people wondering, <i>Am I supposed to look like that? How does she even get into that position?!</i> But viewers can rest more easily knowing that the …

How I Found Out My Husband Is Gay

When I promised to be with him “for better or for worse,” I never could have predicted this life-changing turn of events.<p><i>This article was written by Mel Currier and provided by our partners at YourTango.</i><p>I didn't know Michael in high school, but we were in the same graduating class. We met at a …

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Collapse Of Oil Prices Could Mean Putin's Days Are Numbered

It seems a sad fact that countries waste their money on war. When the coffers are flush the temptation to swagger and unleash the dogs of war rises. This will prove the downfall of Putin.<p>It can be said that America has spent around five trillion dollars on the war on terror, depending on how you …

Russia's ruble in freefall amid panic

MOSCOW — Russia's ruble resumed its free fall Tuesday as oil prices — the country's main source of revenue — continued to slide and an extraordinary move by the Russian Central Bank failed to halt the currency's steady fall.<p>"The situation is critical," Central Bank Deputy Chairman Sergei Shvetsov …

Can Abe Tackle The Real Reason For Japan's Decline? (Procreation)

Much has been made of Japan’s latest relapse into recession. For the most part, economists have focused on the efficacy of the once much-ballyhooed “Abenomics,” the stimulus and structural reform program that was seen as the key to turning around the island nation’s torpid economy.<p>While Prime …

The ruble's collapse is disastrous for Putin - and bad for you too

Russia’s ruble is melting down faster than you can say “Vladimir Vladimirovich”. That’s nothing short of disastrous for him–but it ain’t good for you …

The Ex-Goldman Trader Who Correctly Shorted Subprime Mortgages During The Financial Crisis Has Made A New Bet

Now he's betting against something else: <b>high-yield bonds.</b><p>From The Wall Street Journal:<p>Joshua Birnbaum, the ex-Goldman Sachs Group Inc. trader who made bets against subprime mortgages during the financial crisis, now has more than $2 billion in wagers against high-yield bonds at his Tilden Park …

Russia heading for crash as ruble plummets

Russia's economy is crashing and its currency appears to be in free fall.<p>The ruble plunged by about 12% Monday, meaning it's lost nearly 50% against the dollar this year. Early Tuesday in Russia, the central bank hiked its key interest rate for a sixth time this year to 17% from 10.5%.<p>A …