Why Is Bill Cosby’s Career Over, But Terry Richardson’s Isn’t?

The power of outcry momentum — and having a famous accuser. View this image › Cosby in Philadelphia in November 2014. AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File Though at first glance, the two men couldn’t seem more different — Jell-O commercials vs. sex-party book different — there are remarkable similarities between the scandals surrounding Bill Cosby and fashion photographer Terry Richardson, who’ve separately been accused of predatory behavior by more than a…

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This Seems Like A Cute Video Of Zoo Animals, But The Story Behind It Is Kind Of Sad

As kids, zoos are basically the most fun places on Earth to visit. But like most things, zoos look a lot different through the eyes of adults. Recently I traveled to the Toronto Zoo and instead of passively enjoying the experience, I turned my focus toward all the little things that make life hard for animals in captivity. And those things aren’t hard to find during the summer months, especially…

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What I’ve Learned About How To Be A Girl

Being a capital-G Girl is something that works for other people, and does not work for me. But it took me a while to get there. View this image › Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed I am 4 or 5, preschool age, running around alone on a playground that only appears in this memory and no others. Two older girls (are they older or do they just seem older because they…

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She Came Home And Saw Balloons All Over Her Yard. That’s When She Started Bawling.

Dozens of red balloons have been popping up all across the country thanks to enthusiastic fans of the recent Stephen King remake, “It.” Fortunately, however, the reason this woman was brought to tears over 101 red balloons has nothing to do with a scary clown. Laura Stegenga, a hardworking mother of two, was dealt a devastating blow when she was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer back in July. As…

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How Dikembe Mutombo’s Finger Changed The NBA

Five years after his retirement, one of the greatest shot-blockers in NBA history is as visible as ever, thanks to a trademark finger-wag that helped him become an icon and clear a path for the league’s globalization. View this image › NBA / Via youtube.com Dikembe Mutombo doesn’t remember the first time he wagged his finger in a basketball game, but he does remember why. In 1992, the 7-foot-2-inch rookie…

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Cuba Releases Photos Of Fidel Castro Meeting With “Cuban Five”

Granma published 13 images of Fidel Castro’s meeting with the five intelligence agents who spent years in prison in the U.S., becoming heroes at home and a major source of friction between the two countries. View this image › Fidel Castro, accompanied by his wife, with the five Cuban agents Granma / Via granma.cu MEXICO CITY — Photographs of Fidel Castro meeting with the five Cuban intelligence agents who until…

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Over-The-Counter Weight Loss Supplement Contains Prozac

A supplement called OxyElite Pro Super Thermogenic contains the prescription drug Prozac, according to a letter released Saturday by the FDA. The supplement’s manufacturer said that the tainted product is a counterfeit. View this image › oxyelite-pro.com Some weight-loss supplements labeled as OxyElite Pro Super Thermogenic contain the prescription drug fluoxetine, better known as Prozac. In a public notification letter released Saturday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers…

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They Turned This World War II Bunker Into What? That’s Awesome.

Belgian team B-ILD designed a vacation home unlike any other. Thanks to their creativity and hard work, they were able to create this unique home for the holidays in the Netherlands countryside. Part of what makes the place interesting is that half of it is below ground. However, what separates it from the thousands of other luxury vacation spots is that it was once a wartime bunker. Here’s to hoping…

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He Was Attacked By A Shark…And It Ended Up Saving His Life

Eugene Finney was expecting an average, run-of-the-mill day at the beach with his girlfriend and kids. But while swimming in the ocean, Finney was struck by a large creature that turned out to be a shark. As he wasn’t seriously injured, he went about the rest of his day as normal. Later that night, he began experiencing horrible chest and back pains and decided to head to the hospital. Finney…

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