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Open Thread: What Are You Drinking Tonight?

52 minutes agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

It's Friday - how are you celebrating? More » Open Thread: What Are You Drinking Tonight? is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Pitbull clings to life after owner beats him with shovel

Shocked neighbors watched in horror as a Bronx man beat his dog with a shovel, buried him in a snowbank and left him for dead.

Victim's mom leaves Hernandez trial as gory images shown

The mother of the man former Patriots standout Aaron Hernandez is accused of killing was overcome with emotion Friday.

School Rewards Teen For Shaving Head For Charity With An In-School Suspension

14-year-old Stan Lock shaved his head for charity, and his high school threw him into solitary for violating the dress code. More » School Rewards Teen For Shaving Head For Charity With An In-School Suspension is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

British teen causes $8K worth of damage to cars

A teen has been caught on camera jumping across the roofs of cars parked outside a British dealership.

Editorial: Mitt Romney not for President

Mitt Romney announced that he will not mount a third run for President. In his second failed bid, he went down to defeat

Auto insurance Super Bowl ads pulled over ‘blue balls’ joke

As footballs take the spotlight ahead of the Super Bowl, another ball is causing a problem for game officials - "blue balls."

Jimmy Fallon still embarrassed over lost chance with Kidman

Jimmy Fallon is still hanging his head in embarrassment over his missed opportunity to date Nicole Kidman.

U.S. EPA chief meeting at the Vatican over climate change

The head of the U.S. EPA is at the Vatican to meet with the Pope's staff on discuss climate change.

Six ways your office could be killing you

Trying to earn a living might be the most dangerous thing you do all day.

New Ghostbusters Won’t Ruin Anyone’s Childhood, But Not Having Female Role Models Might

Giving my kids a childhood full of awesome female role models doesn't actually mean ruining the childhoods of whiny 'meninists' and MRAs, but I would be even more on board if it did. More » New Ghostbusters Won’t Ruin Anyone’s Childhood, But Not Having Female Role Models Might is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Ryan Gosling videobombs Russell Crowe on live TV

Ryan Gosling videobombed his "Nice Guys" co-star, Russell Crowe, during Thursday's Australia Academy Cinema Television Arts Awards.


2 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

A parting gift from the place I used to call home.

Why I Took the Teacher's Side Over My Own Kid

Post by Alina Adams. There was an incident at school. I won't go into details due to privacy concerns but, rest assured, parents were called, meetings were had, penalties were leveled. It was big! My son has one version of events. His teacher has another. Show More Summary

The Dos And Don’ts Of Surviving Winter With Kids

Winter brings a lot of awesomeness like hot chocolate with mini marshmallows, beautiful snowy days and cozy fireplaces (or space heaters with fake flames from Home Depot, what what!). But it can also mean canceled school and freezing cold kids who are crying because they lost just one glove for the eighteen-thousandth time. Show More Summary

Upstate NY woman busted for driving drunk to police station

Officers allegedly smelt alcohol coming off Allison Sobczak when she showed up at their Batavia garrison.

Let’s Not Assume Children Outside are Never Safe…from CPS

A dad’s comment about over-emphasizing the chances of the cops questioning Free-Range Parents strikes me as worth printing here: Something we should all keep in mind is that kids who walk to the park without adults and are NOT stopped don’t make the news.  Just like the millions of kids who are not abducted by (continue reading...)

Cop who allegedly assaulted subway worker busted: source

Officer Mirjan Lolja will be arraigned at Bronx Criminal Court on Friday in connection with the incident at the Tremont Ave. station.

Alleged Stanford Rapist Says He ‘Wasn’t Trying’ To Rape, Media Focuses On How Much His Victim Drank

Brock Allen Turner, the Stanford student whose been accused of raping an unconscious woman on campus says his "intentions were not to try and rape a girl without her consent." Too bad that sentence makes absolutely no difference whatsoever. Show More Summary

Queens burglar pleads guilty to stealing grandmother’s ashes

Randolph Ardila, 30, of Queens, faces six years in prison when he is sentenced Feb. 13.

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