Posts from February 7, 2014

Olympic Facts to Bend Your Brain: VIDEO

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The dry-erase board educators over at ASAPScience are gearing up for the Olympic season with a short special series on some "Amazing Olympic Facts." The first one covers the history of placement and medals, the meaning of the colors of the…

More Than 60 Arrested in Sochi Protests Across Russia

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Dozens have been detained across Russia in efforts to silence protests ahead of the Sochi Games, the NYT reports: From St. Petersburg to the Caucasus, the authorities detained at least 61 people on Friday for holding unauthorized protests ahead of th…

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1514

VIRGINIA PASTORS: Clergy gather to condemn same-sex marriage. ELLEN: The Olympics are coming. BILLY ON THE STREET: Sho' Nuff – Oh No He Didn't. CHOIR! CHOIR! CHOIR!: A Sochi version of Sting's "Russians". For recent Guides…

News: Nancy Kerrigan, Oprah, Hijacking, Jodie Foster

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LGBT activist Alain Dang dies at 37. Six hints that an ENDA executive order might be coming. Russian novelist says her book is being investigated as 'gay propaganda': "The Family in Our Country and Others, by Vera Timenchik, "caused…

News: Nancy Kerrigan, Oprah, Hijacking, Jodie Foster

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LGBT activist Alain Dang dies at 37. Six hints that an ENDA executive order might be coming. Russian novelist says her book is being investigated as 'gay propaganda': "The Family in Our Country and Others, by Vera Timenchik, "caused…

Celebrites Read Mean Tweets About Themselves, Again: VIDEO

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Jimmy Kimmel proves once again that the best way to read trolling on Twitter is to have those targeted read the tweets themselves. Featuring George Clooney, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Garner, John Goodman, Bob Balaban, Sarah Silverman, Tom Hanks, Joseph Gord…