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In a world where our society is constantly reinforcing gender norms and encouraging stereotypical behavior, there are these beautiful little niches of the internet that go above and beyond social norms. Podcasts are super popular right now, and they're a great way to learn about such a wide variety of topics and interests. These podcasts do a great job of analyzing certain aspects of entertainment while also being unique in ways that one might not normally see! 1. Gilmore Guys   Gilmore Guys is a podcast run by Kevin T. Porter and Demi Adejuyigbe.
  The trailer for Hidden Figures has been revealed and if stories about historical women who overcame adversity seem to have a direct line to your tear ducts the way they do mine, the trailer alone will do you in. Hidden Figures is an untold true story starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae in the roles of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn, and Mary Jackson, aka three of the women primarily responsible for NASA's Friendship 7 mission, which made astronaut John Glenn the first American to orbit the Earth in 1962.
Are you or someone you love a little extra on-edge these past few months? Seeing rabid donkeys and elephants in your nightmares? Finding yourself desperately googling obscure congresspeople in an effort to seem well-informed? And just how many convention speeches did you spill visible tears during? Have you hate-watched Fox News? You probably have Election Sickness. You will have this disease for approximately the next 3 more months, unless you manage to rage yourself into a ball of ash prior to Election Day.
The Golden Girls are coming to the theatre in puppet format. Yupp, you heard that right. The four seniors are hitting Off-Broadway this fall, courtesy of Jonathan Rockefeller’s That Golden Girl’s Shows: A Puppet Parody. The show will give the ultimate Golden Girls experience, great for old and new fans alike. You can expect cheesecake, jazzercise, and a whole lot of laughter, from the puppets who will embody pop culture’s four funniest seniors in 1985 Miami. Classic Golden Girls scenarios will be parodied with “new razor-sharp gags and put-downs.
Certified badass Katie Ledecky has won five medals in the Rio Olympics and has broken multiple world records. But there is one event in particular that she didn’t have a chance to compete in. The men’s 1500 meter freestyle race was held on Saturday, but there will be no women’s 1500 meter freestyle race in the Rio Olympics. Meaning that Katie Ledecky will not be able to compete in her own best event. We all know that Ledecky is more than just a good swimmer. She may be better at swimming than anyone is at anything. She recently broke her own world record in the 800 meter freestyle.
A 3D clitoris is heading to the market and it's not a sex toy. The world's first, anatomically correct 3D clitoris will be used for sex education in French schools, starting during primary school. While the states struggle to get basic sexual education for high school students, French schoolchildren will learn a detailed anatomy of the clitoris and its potential for sexual pleasure. Sociomedical researcher Odile Fillod created a sculpture that will teach children (and adults too) that the clitoris and penis are anatomically the same. That both have crura (legs), bulbs, foreskin, and a head.
It’s so hard for men to be successful. They work and work and work and just can’t seem to see the same success as their female counterparts. Take the comedy industry, for example. Very few men land feature roles in movies, sitcoms, and talk shows. Why? Well, it comes down to the basic truth that men just aren’t funny. They just aren't, okay? Now, we finally have some answers to what we’ve all wondered: Why aren’t men funny? In a new promo for the upcoming Emmys, People brought together five nominees to discuss the burning question.
  WANNA BE A BIKIN’ BABE? THIS BOOK CAN HELP! Get out your pedal pushers and get ready to say Hello, Bicycle! Whether you’re a total noob currently enrolled in adult bike lessons or have an entire wardrobe of spandex shorts, this handy guide by Anna Brones (Ten Speed Press) has everything you need to get, and stay, pedaling. Ditching your car for a two-wheeled commute can seem daunting, but Hello, Bicycle will hold your hand through the scary parts—and the super cute illustrations will help ease your nerves.
For BUSTy gals (and boys) in London Town there is one bar you simply must check out: Drink, Shop & Do in Kings Cross. Not only can you grab tea, cake and cocktails in this beautiful bright and airy space housed in a former bath house, there are daily craft workshops and events to join in with – from Modern Calligraphy and Tie Dye to Madonna Bra Making and  Sass Your Sunnies.
In case you haven’t seen the news, there has been a lot happening in Milwaukee, WI over the past few days. On Saturday, in Wisconsin’s largest city, another black man was shot to death by a police officer. Since then, the city has been in furious turmoil. Protests quickly became violent – multiple businesses were set ablaze, dangerous objects were being thrown, and gunfire rang out in three different locations – and it was, overall, a treacherous and tragic mess of a weekend for various parties.