You can’t expect rookies to enter the big leagues without having to pay proper dues. What is less expected is seeing a professional pitcher strapped to a bright pink backpack adorned with unicorns and polka dots. (via New York Times)
Poet and author Maya Angelou is irked by an inscription on the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial that she believes “minimizes the man.” (via Washington Post)
National Guard helicopters flew over Vermont on Tuesday to airlift food, water and supplies to besieged towns that are isolated due to washed out bridges and highways.
News travels fast when a celebrity baby bump is exposed for the very first time. Especially when it’s Beyoncé’s. (via Techland)
Guess Katy’s tune about streaking, skinny-dipping, and having three-way sex didn’t go over so well in Beijing.
Which kind of diminishes the whole fertility theme, right? (via Telegraph)
David Berkowitz, who murdered six people in the 1970s, says he has “no interest” in parole because Jesus has already made him a “free man.” (via FOX)
For teenagers entering college for the first time this fall, there has never been a ruling Communist Party in Russia, Amazon is more than just a South American river, and “LBJ” is more likely to mean LeBron James than the man …
Don Draper is being asked to deliver a commencement speech even though he’s not a real person.
Remember Ghost, the 1990 film that creepily suggested that our dead lovers are following us around all day? Turns out it’s experiencing a revival of sorts.
When it comes to the sexualization of young girls, France keeps stirring controversy.
According to Nivea, the shaggy, disheveled look is out. But in an attempt to relay that message, the skincare brand is in the midst of a public-relations blunder for releasing an ad that many believed was racist.