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The $10,000 Sharpshooter

Bryan College student Gustavo Angel Tamayo made four increasingly difficult shots within 30 seconds to win a $10,000 prize. The kicker? He’s more of a soccer player and he had a broken finger. Turn the volume down.

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1638

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

HALLOWEEN: 26 not-so-spooky facts about the holiday Pat Robertson: God may punish Houston for defending 'militant homosexuals' REALITY TV: The sordid history of our favorite guilty pleasure INTERNET COMMENTS: Tyler Oakley and other Youtubers sound off. For more recent Guides...

Blast From The Past: Crazy Rumors From Our Childhoods We Totally Believed

Crazy Rumors From Our Childhoods We Totally Believed Growing up, we’d heard crazy rumors about tons of celebrities and products, but how many of them were actually true? Let’s examine.

13 Spooky Sites That Redefine the Term Skeleton Structure

There’s a growing consensus that the typical Western burial is pretty unsustainable. From the chemicals used to prepare the body, to the metal caskets and concrete plots that store corpses, to the water-intensive park-like atmosphere...Show More Summary

Mexico betrayed

It has been a month since the disappearance of 43 ‘normalistas’, students that train to become teachers from Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural Teacher Training College  in the town of Ayotzinapa, Guerrero state, some 300km south of Mexico City. It happened … Please continue reading.

The Potential Benefits of Bloodletting. Yes, Bloodletting.

Bloodletting is one of the oldest medical practices in history. The earliest records of it for health purposes come from 3,000-year-old Egyptian texts. We also have texts indicating that Ancient Hindus bled sick individuals in the hopes of healing them. Ancient Syrians were known to use leeches for bloodletting as well. The practice was in […]

4 Practical Diet Tips For Fall

Want to avoid an expanding guy this fall season? It's not that difficult if you show some restraint and use these diet tips for men.

"CITIZENFOUR": The Evolution of Whistleblower Edward Snowden

Filmmaker Laura Poitras, director of CITIZENFOUR, sits down with Anthony Romero, ACLU executive director, to discuss her film, the surveillance state, and Edward Snowden. Anthony Romero: Your film offers an understanding of Ed Snowden and the NSA revelations in a way that we can't fully do in paper and writing. Show More Summary

Murdered Indianapolis Trans Woman's Family Seeks Answers

Tajshon 'Ashley' Sherman was found shot to death outside a housing complex, but police cannot yet determine how she got there and are searching for leads. read more

WATCH: Alpaca Amy Poehler and Sarah Silverman Square Off Over Income Inequality

12 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

Animated alpacas voiced by Poehler and Silverman and hoof to hoof over income inequality. read more

The Challenges Plaguing the San Antonio Spurs This Season

The San Antonio Spurs are the reigning Champions of the World. But this season, the Spurs face a new challenge... The post The Challenges Plaguing the San Antonio Spurs This Season appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Southern Baptist Conference Wrap-Up: Shifting Rhetoric, Maintaining Anti-LGBT Beliefs

While some LGBT and allied voices advocated for change, the Southern Baptist Convention event in Nashville largely reflected the leadership's continued opposition to LGBT equality and acceptance. read more

‘Bruk Out!': Inside the Hypersexual and Totally Empowered World of Dancehall Queens

“Bruk out” may be a phrase known only to Jamaican dancehall novices via the early  … Read More

WATCH: Here's What Tim Cook Thinks About Firing LGBT Workers

Long before he came out publicly as gay, the Apple CEO had been an outspoken supporter of workplace protections for LGBT people at the state and federal levels. read more

WATCH: 'Avengers Age of Ultron' Clip Leaks Online

Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. clash in in this new leaked clip from the upcoming film. read more

In Southern Malawi, Reaping the Benefits of Investing in Adolescent Girls

Cross-posted from UNFPA. "I started having an affair with a grown man when I turned 11. I was in the final year of my primary education," recalls Mercy Jackson, a girl from the Chikhwawa District in southern Malawi. Mercy's parents are farmers who struggle to make ends meet. Show More Summary

Step up to the online television buffet

It was announced today that the Simpsons will also become an online ‘channel’ although you will also have to have a cable subscription. Web Simpsons World Simpsons CBS HBO cable online subscription services

Paul Reubens Confirms Pee-wee Movie, Provides Voiceover for the New ‘Avengers’ Trailer

Paul Reubens is a man who has a weird, prickly relationship with the public ever since he was allegedly found… Read More

Christian Mom Shares Story of Acceptance and Love for Trans Son

Christian mother Gina Kentopp had to question everything she believed and used her faith on her journey to accepting her transgender son. read more

Daily 2 Cents: Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment Identified -- Time Travel Possible by 2100 -- Sasquatch Watching a Passing Train?

Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment Identified A fragment of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time ever since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, in a record...Show More Summary

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