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Artist Amusingly Adds Strange Details to Old Photos

Artist Colin Batty puts an amusingly strange spin on photographs of the past. Taking cabinet cards from the early 1900s, he uses acrylic paint and crafts entirely new and surprising scenes directly on the image. His additions are often hilarious but also creepy, and he does a fantastic job of …

Art

Badass women on screen

Badass women of sci-fi, fantasy and thrillers

GOP wants to define rape… again: How Lindsey Graham reawakened the ghost of Todd Akin

Lindsey Graham asks pro-lifers to solve the “definitional problem of rape.” He thinks that’ll help. Bless his heart<p>Ah, Lindsey Graham. The South Carolina senator who says he’s thinking about running for president no doubt thought he was helping the GOP get beyond its meltdown over its 20-week …

Lindsey Graham

Pro Bowl Draft 2015 Results: Rosters List and More for Unconferenced Game

Andrew Luck is now a three-time No. 1 overall selection.<p>The latest top overall selection came Wednesday night in Glendale, Arizona, as the 2015 Pro Bowl draft ran its course to determine Cris Carter and Michael Irvin's rosters before the showdown Sunday.<p>Luck's season ended in disappointment in …

Football (U.S.)

Hiker Saves Bald Eagle Caught In Trap, Ends Up Getting Charged For Tampering With Trap

Kathleen Adair was hiking in Alaska when she came across a bald eagle with both of its legs caught in a trap, but after spending an hour freeing it, …

Birds

Rape controversies return to haunt GOP

The party still struggles over abortion language.<p>Republicans keep talking about rape, and the political consequences keep coming.<p>It’s a lesson learned the hard way so many times, most recently Wednesday night. With the GOP in control of both chambers of Congress, Republicans in the House were …

Feminism

“I think every girl is a type of slut”: What an attempted mass-murderer’s words reveal about our sexual culture

Ben Moynihan is clearly abnormal, but his attitudes about women who refuse to have sex with him are scarily common<p>“When women won’t talk to you, it’s heart breaking. Why are they fussy with men now days?” Who do you think wrote that sentence? Maybe an angst-ridden teenage boy who just hasn’t yet …

Feminism
Barack Obama

Dad’s Bold Move Against His Daughter’s Tormenters — and Their Father — May Put Bullies Everywhere on Notice (UPDATED)

For all parents out there at their breaking point over bullying their kids suffer, the steps one Minnesota dad took to stand up for and protect his daughter may leave you inspired.<p>Brad Knudson of Prior Lake is white.<p>Image source: YouTube<p>His daughter Dierdra, adopted 11 years ago, is black.<p>Image …

Social Media

Husband Made Ashley Madison Account, What Do I Do?

Reader Blindsided writes,<p><i>I recently found out my husband created a free profile on Ashley Madison. He said he never met anyone -- never even looked. I don't believe he met anyone, but I have a hard time believing that he didn't look. He said he created the profile to spite me after an argument. He</i> …

Fox News is self-destructing: Islamophobia, Obama’s Reagan moment and Roger Ailes’s new humiliation

The network was riding high after the midterm elections. Since then, it’s been one embarrassment after another<p>What happened to the extended victory lap?<p>Convinced that last year's midterm losses for Democrats signaled the effective end of Barack Obama's presidency and a resounding victory for all …

Obama Administration

Cheap gas is not here to stay

Raise that thermostat and fire up the SUV: West Texas Intermediate crude is hovering around $45 a barrel, and the Costco near my house is currently vending gasoline for under $2 a gallon. But don't start pricing Hummers just yet, because we don't know how long this will last.<p>No one knows exactly …

Will Ferrell threatens Mark Wahlberg, knocks down a cheerleader

Will Ferrell made a drunken fool of himself at a New Orleans Pelicans basketball game, and it was all caught on camera.*<p>Ferrell, who had been chosen to shoot a half-court shot at halftime, verbally abused fellow actor Mark Wahlberg, sitting courtside, who he said was threatening his family.<p>“I love …

Basketball

Rare And 'Horrific': Frilled Shark Startles Fishermen In Australia

Normally, we wouldn't call something a living fossil. But the name seems tailor-made for the frilled shark, whose roots are traced to 80 million years ago. Its prehistoric origins are obvious in its primitive body; nearly all of the rare animal's closest relatives are long extinct.<p>In the most …

Fish