Virginity obsession is focus of new documentary

When Therese Shechter set out to film a documentary about female sexuality, she wanted to focus on slut-shaming. But as she interviewed more sources she realized that shame is a double-edged sword and shifted the theme to the society’s obsession with virginity. “How to Lose Your Virginity,” the just-released film by Women Make Movies, is  
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Neil deGrasse Tyson drops some science on ‘Gravity’

Everyone’s favorite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, took to Twitter to fact-check the new Warner Bros. film, “Gravity,” starting Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. The results are, predictably, entertaining: [<a href=”//storify.com/preovolos/neil-degrasse-tyson-on-gravity” target=”_blank”>View the story “Neil deGrasse Tyson on ‘Gravity'” on Storify</a>]
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‘Carrie’ prank terrifies coffee shop patrons

Stephen King fans may take such a trick in stride, but the folks at this New York City coffee shop didn’t know what was coming when a pissed off patron broke out her “telekenetic” powers. CBSNews
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Telekinesis prank horrifies coffee shop customers

A team of pranksters taught customers at a New York coffee shop a valuable lesson: don’t spill coffee on Carrie’s Macbook. Titled the “Telekinetic Coffee Shop,” the YouTube video shows the team setting up the Stephen King-themed prank by attaching an actor to movable hidden wires, setting up furniture to be moved by remote control  
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Trayvon Martin-themed homecoming gets mixed reactions

The memory and controversy surrounding Trayvon Martin still lingers in the American mindset as a high school in Pittsburgh just learned. Parents at Carrick High were less than thrilled when they learned the school voted on having a Trayvon Martin-themed homecoming, KDKA-TV reports. Students were encouraged to wear hoodies in honor of Martin that Wednesday.  
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Lady Gaga goes nude for new album cover

Lady Gaga commissioned artist Jeff Koons to create a nude sculpture of herself for her next album’s artwork, and she tweeted the image on Monday.  The sculpture itself is set to be displayed as part
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Spoiler Alert: Breaking Bad obituary breathes new life into Albuquerque paper

Warning: If you have not watched the series finale of “Breaking Bad,” you’re advised to watch it now because it was pretty good. Shortly after the finale aired, devoted fans of the show pushed for an obituary for Walter White, the series protagonist, in the Albuquerque (N.M.) Journal. The paper ran the obit on Oct.  
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SEALs or Ninjas? US admiral answers child’s very important question

A 6-year-old child sent a letter to U.S. Admiral William McRaven, asking a very important question: Is a ninja quieter than a Navy SEAL? Walker Crabtree, who will turn 7 this month, was playing in the yard when his mom scolded him, according to Blue Star Families. “Be quiet like a SEAL,” Walker’s mom said.  
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