Website catalogs awkward family photos
Mon May 11
You know the pictures we're talking about: Your eyes are closed, Junior is caught mid-scream, your spouse's fly is open, etc. They make you cringe and double over with laughter. Indulge your voyeuristic side at the bluntly titled awkwardfamilyphotos.com , which features a bevvy of goofy snapshots of families from around the world. Take a second to enjoy a few giggles at the expense of other people's awkwardness—then submit your own wacky pics. C'mon, we know you've got 'em!
Top baby names of 2008 announced
Fri May 8
Romeo may have mulled over what's in a name, but if the most popular baby monikers of 2008 are any indication, the answer is a mix of tradition and pop culture. Emma and Jacob top the list of 1000 names, released today by the Social Security Administration. Emily, which had the No. 1 spot for the past 12 years, was displaced by Emma, while Jacob held strong as the top boys' name for the 10th straight year. New additions to the top 10 for both genders include Alexander, at number 6, and Chloe, which snuck in at number 10. The name with the biggest jump this year won't come as a surprise: Barack, which leapt 10,126 places to No. 2,409. (Although we imagine Hussein won't be in fashion anytime soon.) Another name growing in popularity is Miley, up 152 spots to No. 127, a move undeniably influenced by the ubiquitous pop princess of the same name. (May we add, though, that Miley isn't even the star's birth name? That would be Destiny Hope.) David and Victoria Beckham's US invasion also...
Kate of Jon & Kate Plus 8 speaks out
Thu May 7
Are you sick of hearing about these two yet? We didn't think so! Kate Gosselin has released a statement regarding the rumors of her husband's extra-marital affair. Although plenty of photos and even a video have surfaced as evidence of his infidelity, Kate says he's innocent. "[I take] all the stories with a grain of salt since people are being paid to talk." Jon is still denying any funny business. "These allegations are false and just plain hurtful. As I adjust to the attention that comes from being in the public eye, I need to be more careful and aware of who I am associating with and where I am spending my time. But the bottom line is, I did not cheat on Kate." Thoughts? Things are really starting to heat up! Do you think Kate is just in denial?
Free KFC! For a price...
Wed May 6
Before you turn your nose up at feeding your tot fried chicken for supper, chew on this: Kentucky Fried Chicken revamped its traditionally super-fatty menu with a new, healthier option: grilled chicken. And from now through May 19 (excluding Mother's Day), you can snag a two-piece meal (which comes with your choice of two sides and a beyond-delicious biscuits!) for free . But you do have to pay for it, in a way. In order to print your coupon , you have to install a "coupon printer." Um, can't any printer be a coupon printer? Apparently not. We haven't downloaded the "coupon printer" yet for fear of spyware, but perhaps our hunger will get the better of us. The coupon must be printed out by midnight tonight in order to be valid. Update: Apparently grilled chicken is a hot commodity in NYC, because riots, sit-ins and general debauchery have broken out at the Midtown East location. Screaming matches are in full force, racial slurs are being tossed around,...
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