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Target Is Going Gender-Neutral, Kids

Target is tired of labels. The big-box retailer announced last week that it would be eliminating gender-based signage in its stores, specifically in the kids' bedding and toy sections. "In the kids' Bedding area, signs will no longer feature suggestions for boys or girls, just kids," the brand said in a statement. "In the Toys aisles, we'll also remove reference to gender, including the use of pink, blue, yellow or green paper on the back walls of our shelves." Gender-neutral news has been trending lately, from androgynous clothes to unisex names, but Target says the reasoning behind its decision see more
Weird News

Did Shakespeare Smoke Weed?

Forensic researchers in South Africa have harnessed the power to look back in time and answer life's pressing questions, such as: Was Shakespeare a stoner? A process called gas chromatography mass spectrometry is helping the Pretoria-based team analyze clay pipes and pipe fragments excavated from Shakespeare's garden in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, according to The Independent. Applying the process to Shakespeare's wares, as well as others from the area, the team's goal is to find out what, exactly, was smoked in them. Apparently, not only was it common during Shakespeare's lifetime to smoke tobacco as we know it today (North American nicotiana), see more
Grooming

Man Claims He Can't Walk or Have Sex After Botched Pedicure

Many men are still intimidated by the thought of treating their scraggly claws to a nice salon pedicure, and this real-life horror story is unlikely to convince them to up their nail game. One New York man has apparently been rendered unable to do simple tasks, including walking properly and having sex with his girlfriend, after a pedicure gone wrong at an unlicensed Harlem nail salon, according to a story in the New York Post. Steven Clark, 28, suffered the traumatic toe injury at Lilac Nail & Spa on West 110th Street during one of the routine monthly pedis see more
Weird News

Cute (and Creepy): Man Steals His Wife's Pee, Then Tells Her She's Pregnant—on YouTube

A fact about being married is that many things suddenly become shared property. Fridge, toothpaste, bank account—unless your Mrs. gives you a Seamless allowance and a husband bonus, these things are all pretty much considered yours to dip into. One thing that doesn't function like a penny tray is the toilet bowl. In other words, if your wife takes a pee, you probably shouldn't steal her pee. And you definitely shouldn't steal her pee with the intention of finding out whether she's pregnant, filming a video of her reaction when you tell her that she is indeed pregnant, and see more
Celebrity

Meet Earl the Grumpy Puppy, Your Latest Internet Obsession

While the Internet has a certain fondness for cats—so much so that they're the subject of a museum exhibition later this year—canines can sometimes get a raw deal. However, dog lovers will be happy to know that the newest Web-appointed animal celebrity is a puppy with an adorably unpleasant face. Meet Earl the Grumpy Puppy, which is basically a dog version of Grumpy Cat and is probably already represented by Hollywood's top agents and is likely going to be on a TV show come fall. The 5-month-old Puggle isn't actually angry, of course, but just has an underbite (probably see more
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An All-Gay Fighter Game That Mixes It up With LGBT Stereotypes

When you begin to play the newest—and only—mobile game from Handsome Woman Productions, you're greeted with a somewhat ominous warning: THE ONLY COLORS IN THIS RAINBOW ARE BLACK AND BLUE. It could easily serve as the introduction to a different game, a much more serious one, one that echoes the frighteningly real point of view and extreme violence that have become the hallmark of so many titles flooding the gaming market today. But this game is not one of those games. This game is Gay Fighter Supreme. If you have any question of just how firmly the tongue of see more
Celebrity

Cats on the Internet Finally Get the Museum Exhibition We Need

Of all the things the Internet has produced, it is perhaps the collective obsession with all things feline that is the most fascinating. While every dog has its day IRL, on the Web, it's cats that reign supreme. To highlight this ongoing preoccupation, New York's Museum of the Moving Image has announced an exhibition dedicated to the phenomenon, aptly titled "How Cats Took Over the Internet." Per the museum, the exhibit "tells the history of cats online, examining phenomena like Caturday, lolcats, cat videos, celebrity cats, and more to unearth why images and videos of the feline kind have see more
Weird News

JFK Airport Is Planning to Open a Luxe Animal Spa

It's a jungle out there. Nowhere is that more true than New York City's largest airport, JFK, which has announced a state-of-the-art luxury animal facility to be opened next year, WTVR CBS 6. The high-end station for critters—called The Ark at JFK—will feature creature comforts that just might make Homo sapiens jealous. Highlights of the 178,000-square-foot facility include a veterinarian's hospital that provides both general and emergency care, climate-controlled stations to house larger livestock such as horses and cows, a Paws 4 Paradise grooming station, obedience training and animal massages, and a pet resort (yes, really) that includes suitelike see more
Weird News

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Batman Crossover Announced at Comic-Con

Strange bedfellows, indeed. Over the weekend, amid all the high-profile buzz coming from San Diego's Comic-Con, you might have missed a juicy bit of news: Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are teaming up, reports Vulture. Beginning in November, there will be a six-part comic-book series featuring the Caped Crusader and the crime-fighting amphibian quartet—who will no doubt join forces to battle an evildoer. Details are still scarce at this point, but it is known that the series will be written by James Tynion IV and drawn by Freddie E. Williams II. We can only assume there will see more
Movies + TV

If You Haven't Heard of the Documentary The Wolfpack Yet, Here's Your Chance

Six brothers, one apartment, fourteen years, and around 5,000 movies. That's The Wolfpack, in a nutshell, which was released on iTunes yesterday. One of the highest rated films of the summer, The Wolfpack tells the true story of six brothers raised in a Lower East Side project building with little to no contact with the outside world. Some years, they left the apartment a few times. One year, they never left. Then, one day 15-year-old Mukunda decided to leave the apartment and walk around the neighborhood. What ensues is a tale crazier than fiction. Home schooled by their mother see more
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