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1NewsIcon Brazil loves small dogs.

PenguinChick1NewsIcon A pair of male King penguins at a Danish zoo are currently over the moon (well, they would be if they could fly) about the recent birth of their first little chick. According to zoo keepers, the same-sex partners are "natural parents."

1NewsIcon Right Wing Watch has a great compilation of conservatives griping about Tuesday night's election results. "We wrestle with these political issues but at the core our problems as a nation are not political, they are spiritual. These are symptoms of a deeper moral and spiritual problem that we are facing in our nation," said Tony Perkins from the Family Research Council.

1NewsIcon A big congratulations to Stacie Laughton, the first transgender public figure elected to the New Hampshire state legislature. "I believe that at this point, the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community will hopefully be inspired," Laughton told The Telegraph. "My hope is that now maybe we’ll see more people in the community running, maybe for alderman. Maybe in the next election, we’ll have a senator."

1NewsIcon Laughton and about 110 other LGBT candidates who won Tuesday have helped establish LGBT presence in 40 out of 50 state legislatures.

Gandy1NewsIcon There is no such thing as too much David Gandy - period.

1NewsIcon The same could be said about Kate Moss, but for different reasons.

1NewsIcon Just in time for the holidays, a new David Beckham H&M ad campaign.

1NewsIcon Ellen DeGeneres generously gave guest Miley Cyrus two lap-dancing men to celebrate the singer's upcoming marriage to Liam Hemsworth.

1NewsIcon Have a listen to Rihanna and former boyfriend Chris Brown's aural collaboration.

1NewsIcon President Obama will soon fly off to Southeast Asia for a historic trip to Cambodia.

1NewsIcon Charles Blow says the GOP needs to look at the numbers and face the facts, their political vision no longer fits in contemporary America. "If your idea of America’s power structure is rooted in a 1950s or even a 1920s sensibility, here’s an update: that America is no more," he writes in an article called "Picket Fence Apocalypse". "Republicans are trying to hold back a storm surge of demographic change with a white picket fence. Good luck with that."

1NewsIcon Gruesome news from UK's Guardian: "A teenager has admitted killing a gay barman and then setting his body alight after he flew into a rage when they discussed his confused sexuality. Ryan Esquierdo, 19, attacked Stuart Walker, 28, and choked him to death after the pair had met one night while they were separately walking home in Cumnock, East Ayrshire, in October last year."

1NewsIcon Presenting: Kenny Loggins' "Playing with the Boys."

1NewsIcon It's about time: "Conservatives turn on Karl Rove."

CatMirror1NewsIcon This cat will not tolerate reflection.

1NewsIcon TIME looks at how marriage equality organizers finally changed the game: "Evan Wolfson, 55, the Harvard-educated founder of the group Freedom to Marry, helped convince others in the gay-rights movement to use ads that featured loving couples and the importance of commitment. 'We made a real connection on emotion,' he says."

1NewsIcon New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo offers a grim meteorological outlook for the Empire State.

1NewsIcon The top 5 candidates backed by NOM leader Brian Brown's right wing fundraising machine all lost.


David Beckham Undie Shots Give Thursday A Much Needed Boost: PHOTOS

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Famous soccer player and general attractive person David Beckham posted some shots from a recent H&M underwear campaign on his Facebook page. Why? To promote his new Bodywear line and because he's generous. Plus, they're more alluring than those Beckham statues.

I've included more images AFTER THE JUMP. It's been a long week. You deserve a treat, so check them out.

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Underwear-Clad David Beckham Statues to Take Over U.S.

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H&M is launching a British invasion, of underwear-clad David Beckham statues.

Glamour reports:

That's right, lucky New Yorkers, San Franciscans, and Angelenos--your cities will be invaded by metallic replicas of the bronzed Adonis himself starting this Thursday, August 16. And if you snap your photo with the statue and tag it #HMBeckham on Instagram, you could win "one of 100 mini, limited edition David Beckham statues; one of ten pairs of signed David Beckham underwear; and the grand prize which includes $1,000 H&M shopping spree!" [Side note: That mini-statue is worth so much more than a grand to us!].


David Beckham Brings Joy to Strangers by Popping Up at Shopping Mall Photo Booth: VIDEO

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Shoppers visiting a Team Great Britain photo booth at the Westfield Stratford City not far from the Olympic Stadium were given a shock yesterday when David Beckham appeared from around a corner to take a photo with them.

The reactions — from surprise, to laughter, to tears — are sure to bring a smile to your face.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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David Beckham Turns Up the Wet Shirtless Sex Appeal as Elle UK's First Male Cover Model: PHOTOS

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Photographer Doug Inglish channeled Daniel Craig's famous Bond beach photoshoot for David Beckham's debut as Elle UK's first male cover model.

Said ELLE Editor in Chief Lorraine Candy: "David Beckham is a national hero. He is an icon and Elle is known for featuring icons on its cover. This is a first for us on the newsstand and I believe he is loved by men and women alike. Anyway, who doesn’t want to see a picture of one of the world’s most handsome men on the front cover of a magazine?"

Agreed.

An alternative cover, and the Beckham shot, unblemished by text, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1130

WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT: Mike Myers strips down to a powder-blue bodysuit for the Obamas during performance at Burt Bacharach tribute.

DAVID BECKHAM: Ode to Joy.

SCISSOR SISTERS: Standing up for Ben Cohen's anti-bullying foundation.

ANORI: Germany's newest celebrity.

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