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Google Backs Yahoo in Privacy Fight Against the Dept. of Justice

April 16th, 2010 by Alex | No Comments

Google & an alliance of privacy groups have come together to back Yahoo in refusing to hand over emails without a warrant. Kudos to these brave folks for upholding our 4th Amendment rights! The U.S. Attorney’s office declined to respond, as the feddies are wont to do.


Cover Your Pet’s Unsightly… Wait, Really??

March 17th, 2010 by Alex | No Comments

Wow. There’s no way my cat would put up with this. And my dog is a little toupee. But apparently some people actually put these things on their animals. At least they’re recycled…


U.S. Court Rules Zombies Have Free Speech Rights

February 27th, 2010 by Alex | No Comments

“An objectively reasonable person would not think probable cause exists under the Minnesota disorderly conduct statue to arrest a group of peaceful people for engaging in an artistic protest by playing music, broadcasting statements (and) dressing as zombies,” the appeals court ruled. HA!


Hot Models Fingered For Crack

February 25th, 2010 by Alex | No Comments

Columbia’s “Queen of Coffee” 2000 has been issued an international arrest warrant for suspicion of recruiting models and glamorous young women to move drugs to EU & the US. Not a bad racket, except that one of her girls blew the whistle. An attempt to trace her through her Pomeranian lapdog led nowhere.


Lady Brits Stigmatize Rape Victims, Survey Shows

February 16th, 2010 by Alex | No Comments

Wait, it is 2010, right?? And somehow women are more critical toward rape victims then men are. Amnesty International’s UK director Kate Allen said the new findings were “alarming but sadly not surprising”.


Feds Push for Tracking Cell Phones

February 12th, 2010 by Alex | No Comments

That’s right: We Americans may end up being tracked anywhere in this “free” country, physically and online, with no warrant. Considering that the PATRIOT ACT is still in place, I’m frankly not that surprised that this is making its way to the courts. The Obama administration seems to becoming something out of a George Orwell [...]


Be Almost All That You Can Be

February 4th, 2010 by Alex | No Comments

Stephen Colbert calls Senator McCain out for hypocritical statements he’s made about allowing non-heterosexuals into the military…  Hilariously, as always! The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Be Almost All That You Can Be www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Economy


Anti-Gay Religious Group Wants Twitter to “Serve God”

January 30th, 2010 by Alex | 1 Comment

Everyone’s favorite anti-gay, anti-Jew, anti-military, anti-Lady Gaga, anti-hockey, anti-basketball zealots are descending upon San Francisco, a mecca for forward-thinkers and queers alike. They’re planning on protesting at several prominent area attractions, but are apparently focusing most of their hate on the Twitter HQ & the Oscar awards. Jesus, please save me from your followers…


Thank You, Abstinence-Only Sex Ed…

January 28th, 2010 by Alex | No Comments

According to this study, the U.S. pregnancy rate is up for the first time since 1990. This is “deeply troubling” and “coincides with an increase in rigid abstinence-only-until-marriage programs, which received major funding boosts under the Bush administration.” Meanwhile, experts are studying a “new phenomenon” – Coerced Reproduction. Funny, it seems to me that throughout [...]


Whole Foods Punishing Fat Employees

January 27th, 2010 by Alex | No Comments

Whole Foods is offering an extra discount to employees based on their Body Mass Index. While this idea is good in theory, doesn’t it seem like making it easier to eat healthy would be more likely to lower BMI?? But then, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey is against the health care reforms that would actually [...]







Michelle Bridges beams with happiness with sweet blue-eyed baby boy Axel She became a mother for the first time four months ago, and Michelle Bridges has never looked happier. In her most recent social media snap, the 45-year-old personal trainer beams with happiness as she cuddles up to her gorgeous son Axel. Sitting comfortable in her lap, The Biggest Loser Australia coach's tiny tot shows off his big baby blue eyes, inherited from his mother and father, Steve 'Commando' Willis. Scroll down for video pre bonded hairIt really suits her: The Biggest Loser's Michelle Bridges beams with happiness in her latest social media post as she cuddles up to her gorgeous blue-eyed son, Axel Michelle also displays her slender post-pregnancy figure in a simple white long-sleeve shirt and a pair of denim mini shorts. Wearing minimal makeup and with her hair tied back in a ponytail she shows off her flawless complexion. Meanwhile, Axel displays a cheeky smile for the camera as he leans against his mother's chest while resting his tiny hands in his lap. Matching: Three days earlier Michelle uploaded another picture of her and Axel as they relaxed by the poolside

He looks as cute as a button dressed in a plain light blue jumpsuit featuring a light grey print on the front. Alongside the precious photo, Michelle wrote: 'Oh bubba...a fav photo....to share with other lovers....#love'. Three days earlier Michelle uploaded another picture of her and Axel as they relaxed by the poolside. The pair both stretched their legs out and crossed them over one another as the newborn sat in Michelle's lap. 'Joy': That same week the mother-of-one shared a close-up shot of herself and her son across Instagram remy hair extensions'Chilling' she simply captioned the image, along with a hashtag for Sunshine Coast. That same week the mother-of-one shared a close-up shot of herself and her son across Instagram. In the image Michelle radiated with a gorgeous glow as she beamed with pride in front of the camera lens. Alongside various sweet emojis, Michelle simply captioned the adorable picture, ‘Joy!’ Expanding their broad: The Biggest Loser Australia star welcomed Axel with partner Steve 'Commando' Willis in mid-December Meanwhile, the fitness buff often takes to social media to document her active lifestyle, which she manages to maintain alongside the commitments that come with being a new mother. Speaking exclusively to the Daily Mail Australia last month, Michelle said Axel enjoys coming along to her training sessions. 'He comes to training, but not every time,’ she explained. 'But definitely when we go out outdoors. We go on big long walks together. He has been to the gym with me a few times and he quit likes it.' The latest addition to Michelle's family is Commando's fourth child as he shares two children, Ella, six, and Jack, three, his ex Froso, and has an older daughter, Brianna, 17, from a previous relationship. On the run: Since giving birth, the fitness buff has often taken to social media to document her active lifestyle and she is often is joined by her son

She impressed audiences with her gorgeous legs as she flirted with Leonardo DiCaprio in Wolf of Wall Street. And Margot Robbie’s pins were on display as she strolled around New York City in a short black slip dress paired with a long pink Kimono, on Wednesday. The 26-year-old showed why she is tipped to be the next Bond girl, showing off her slender physique in the eye-catching number from Spell & The Gypsy Collective. perruques cheveux naturelsScroll down for video Stepping out: Margot Robbie’s trim pins were on display as she wafted around New York City in a short black slip dress paired with a long pink Kimono on Wednesday The oriental-inspired garment featured broderie anglaise in elaborate flower patterns on the sleeves, shoulders and back, and flowed behind her as she strolled around downtown NYC. Leaving a Tribeca hotel, the Australian actress smiled behind oversized round metallic sunglasses with her blonde locks tied back in a bun. The Hollywood starlet’s complexion was characteristically flawless all over, but years in the Northern Hemisphere appeared to have erased her Australian tan. All smiles: Leaving a Tribeca hotel, the Australian actress smiled behind oversized round metallic sunglasses with her blonde locks tied back in a bun High fashion: The 26-year-old showed why she is tipped to be the next Bond girl, showing off her slender physique in the eye-catching number from Spell & The Gypsy Collective Good taste: The oriental-inspired garment featured broderie anglaise in elaborate flower patterns on the sleeves, shoulders and back, and flowed behind her as she strolled around downtown NYC She enhanced her look with natural-look makeup and subtle pink lipstick and carried a small black leather handbag to run her errands.

Margot had been at a fitting for the upcoming NYC premiere of her new film Suicide Squad on Monday night. Tinseltown is abuzz with rumours that the blonde beauty will appear in the next James Bond film as a Bond girl, following a long line of glamorous actresses. Flawles: The Hollywood starlet’s complexion was characteristically flawless all over, but years in the Northern Hemisphere appeared to have erased her Australian tan Going natural: She enhanced her look with natural-look makeup and subtle pink lipstick and carried a small black leather handbag to run her errands Looking her best: Margot had been at a fitting for the upcoming NYC premiere of her new film Suicide Squad on Monday night perruques cheveuxOnline polls have revealed the 26-year-old stunner is at the strongest odds to fill the role, sitting at 12/1, while Emily Blunt sits at 16/1, according to Paddy Power. Others sitting at promising odds to star as the much-desired female character are American model and actress Emily Ratajkowski, who sits at 22/1, with Brit Emma Watson further down the line at 40/1. The Gold Coast girl found her big break in 2013 opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street as the feisty and seductive, Naomi. Plenty to smile about: Tinseltown is abuzz with rumours that the blonde beauty will appear in the next James Bond film as a Bond girl, following a long line of glamorous actresses Adoring fans: Margot caused a stir with passersby as she stepped out in NYC Well made: The beautiful garment had an elaborate rose pattern on its back More recently, she starred alongside Alexander Skarsgård in The Legend Of Tarzan as Jane. As well as the blockbuster, Margot has various other projects in the pipeline, including Suicide Squad, in which she plays Harley Quinn. Other females who have starred as the prestigious Bond girl include talented beauties Halle Berry, Rosamund Pike and Eva Green. Next big thing: Online polls have revealed the 26-year-old stunner is at the strongest odds to fill the Bond role, sitting at 12/1, while Emily Blunt sits at 16/1, according to Paddy Power . In demand actress: As well as the blockbuster, Margot has various other projects in the pipeline, including Suicide Squad, in which she plays Harley Quinn Following in footsteps: Other females who have starred as the prestigious Bond girl include talented beauties Halle Berry, Rosamund Pike and Eva Green Although the buzz around who will land the role of Bond girl is growing, the film is not expected to be released until at least 2018. Producer Barbara Broccoli has two other projects firmly underway and is said to be keen to tempt Daniel Craig into reprising his role as the titular character for the fifth time. Holding her own: Her breakout role was as DiCaprio's feisty wife, Naomi, on Wolf of Wall Street, which her portrayal earned her international acclaim - and showed off her gorgeous legs to the world

Next week will see the conclusion of the 12th season of The Bachelorette, as Joelle 'JoJo' Fletcher gets engaged to either Jordan Rodgers or Robby Hayes. And according to a new report, there's set to be a dramatic break-up ahead of the romantic proposal. Us Weekly claims that JoJo comes to the difficult decision of choosing between the two suitors after one of them makes a big mistake with her parents Joseph and Soraya. Family matters: Joelle 'JoJo' Fletcher apparently picks her fiance in next week's Bachelorette finale after one of the men makes a big mistake with her parents lace front wigsWho will it be?: Jordan Rodgers (L) and Robby Hayes are the two men left in the competition, and one of them allegedly gets sent packing after failing to ask JoJo's parents for her hand in marriage The runner-up gets dumped after failing to ask the 25-year-old's parents' for her hand in marriage, and during the emotional rejection, JoJo confesses that she wanted things to turn out differently. 'JoJo was sobbing,' a source told Us Weekly. 'She told him, “I wanted it to be you.”' The insider added: 'It was important to JoJo that the guys get her parents’ permission before proposing. JoJo viewed it as disrespectful that he didn’t.' Us Weekly claims that JoJo's family liked both of the finalists, but thought that the man she eventually picks was better suited to her. Favourite from the start: Jordan received the First Impression Rose and his relationship with JoJo has gone from strength to strength ever since Not true: The 27-year-old former quarterback has denied that he cheated on his last girlfriend 'Everyone thought he was husband material,' a source said. 'Later, they told JoJo that they liked the other man too, but they thought the second would be more loyal and a better fit.'

And speaking about the family's meeting with the runner-up, the insider revealed: 'After he left, Soraya said she thought he was a player.' It seems that JoJo did make the right decision however, as she is apparently still very happily engaged to the winner. She likes what she sees: JoJo has also fallen in love with former competitive swimmer Robby, 27 cosplay wigsDenying the rumours: Robby has refuted claims that he dumped his girlfriend to appear on the show Former quarterback Jordan, 27, has been a favourite to win the show from night one, when JoJo presented him with the First Impression Rose. Show secrets: Us Weekly revealed details of the dramatic finale And while on Monday's episode of the show he was seen telling the real estate developer that asking her father's permission to propose would be very important to him, a clip for the finale showed JoJo asking if he is ready to get down on one knee. Both of the finalists have faced rumours about past relationships, with Jordan's ex Brittany Farrar claiming that they broke up because she cheated on him. He denied this to JoJo on the show. The footballer is estranged from his famous NFL star brother Aaron, whose girlfriend Olivia Munn is close pals with Jordan's ex-girlfriend. Aaron finally addressed his younger brother speaking about their fraught relationship on the show during an interview with WISN on Tuesday. 'As far as those kinds of things go, I've always found that it's a little inappropriate to talk publicly about some family matters, so I'm not going to speak on those things,' he said. 'But I wish him well in the competition.' Meanwhile a friend of Robby's ex-girlfriend Hope Higginbotham has claimed that he dumped her in order to go on The Bachelorette, something which he denied during last week's hometown dates. The Bachelorette finale followed by the After The Final Rose special will air on ABC on Monday. She made the right choice: JoJo is apparently still happily engaged to the winner, who popped the question in May. The finale airs on ABC on Monday