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Let’s hope he learned from the experience. “Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) late Saturday shrugged off the idea that Republicans would shut down the federal government if President Obama took executive action on immigration reform.” The college experience isn’t what it used to be. “By shunting to the sidelines — when not banishing altogether — study […]

Georgia Teen Speaks Out About His Family's Horrific 'Pray the Gay Away' Intervention: VIDEO

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Yesterday, we posted a disturbing video of Daniel Pierce recording his family's heartbreaking rejection of the Georgia teen because of his sexual orientation. In the three days since the footage has been uploaded to YouTube, the video has amassed over...

LIVEBLOG: “Saved by the Bell,” the Unauthorized Totally Non-factual Lifetime Extravaganza

6 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Get ready for the liveblog of your dreams. Join me while I talk all of the shit and enjoy the last few hours of my birthday. Saved by the Bell forever.

The Fappening A Sex Crime? Lena Dunham Begs People Not To Look At The Leaked Nudes

For those who don’t know, an anonymous internet hacker leaked over 100 photos of celebrities in the nude this week, including Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst, Ariana Grande and many others. The incident is being called “The...Show More Summary

HTC One Mini 2 Lands In Australia As A Telstra Exclusive

What’s in a name? Well if you read the name of HTC’s latest smartphone a couple of times you quickly begin to realise it’s quite a lot. Especially when you’re phone is confusingly named the One Mini 2. This won’t end badly at all! Anyway, the new One Mini is finally in Australia, and it’s exclusive to Telstra. Show More Summary

Rob Gronkowski, Tom Brady's Updated Fantasy Outlook for Week 1 vs. Dolphins

Rob Gronkowski is a go for the New England Patriots' Week 1 clash against the Miami Dolphins, which creates a realm of possibilities for fantasy football owners—and Tom Brady. Those owners who took the huge gamble on the 25-year-oldShow More Summary

A Maryland teacher has been incarcerated for writing science fiction.

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A Maryland teacher has been incarcerated for writing science fiction. Set 900 years from now, Patrick McLaw's stories depict the aftermath of a school shooting — a subject that alerted the police. He was forced to take a psychological evaluation, is now barred from school property, and is suspended from his job. Read more...

Awesome Android keyboard coming to iOS 8 to make your iPhone 6 seem even bigger

One of the most interesting features of iOS 8 – at least to some potential iPhone buyers – is support for third-party keyboards, which Apple is ready to introduce for the first time ever. Once iOS 8 is officially released following the iPhone...Show More Summary

Ray McDonald: The truth will come out, I’m a good-hearted person

Ray McDonald, the 49ers defensive lineman who was arrested for domestic violence this weekend, spoke briefly with a local television station and said he hopes people know that he’s a good man. After he was released from jail, McDonald talked to KTVU but would not go into any specifics about his case. “The truth will…

Nearly Complete iPhone 6 Assembled From Parts Compared to iPhone 5s in New Video

Last week, a video from Feld & Volk depicted a nearly complete 4.7-inch iPhone 6 that was assembled from various iPhone 6 parts, giving us a clear picture of what the finished device might look like ahead of its September 9 debut. AShow More Summary

Benedict Cumberbatch Supports Dan Stevens at 'The Guest' Screening

Benedict Cumberbatch poses for a photo with his buddy Dan Stevens while attending a screening of the movie The Guest on Monday (September 1) at the Soho Hotel in London, England. Dan stars in the film and he was also joined at the screening by his Downton Abbey co-star Allen Leech, who brought along his [...]

2 Shot in Accident at Shoot Straight Gun Range

Two friends were injured Sunday afternoon at Shoot Straight, a Casselberry, Florida, gun range, when one tried to unjam a 9 mm semi-automatic handgun and wound up shooting himself in the finger and his friend in the thigh. The men were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Show More Summary

September 19 iPhone 6 launch affirmed by Dutch carrier

We’re fairly confident that Apple will show off the iPhone 6 at its September 9th media event next week, but when will the new hardware actually go on sale? Signs are pointing to Friday, September 19th for the big launch. The … Read more ›

Joan Rivers Being Brought Out of Induced Coma (Report)

Joan Rivers is reportedly being brought out of a medically induced coma and her family has “fingers crossed” that she will make it out of this scary situation. “The waking-up process has begun and will take until Tuesday,” a source close to the family told the New York Daily News. “There is real concern that [...]

Bryan Hamade: Is This The Nude Jennifer Lawrence Photo Leaker? He Says No, Reddit Says Yes

Whoever stole nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and numerous other female celebrities from a cloud-based server and posted them online is certain to face an intimidating list of criminal and civil charges, once that person is identified and apprehended. Show More Summary

Nude Photo Scandals: 14 Stars Who Can Relate to Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Company

It's the scandal that's threatening to bring down the Internet: Some loser hacker has broken into the cell phones and computers of famous women throughout Hollywood, posting photos of Jennifer Lawrence nude and Kaley Cuoco nude online...Show More Summary

Americans Held in North Korea Ask U.S. for Assistance

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking...Show More Summary

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