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There is weird shit out there for everyone, and students from Japan have just added to the world's long list of odd objects. Created for lonely students, the "girlfriend replacement coat" intends to mimic the satisfaction a wearer can get from receiving a hug from behind by a girlfriend. The lifelike hugging action is accompanied by a female voice that whispers into the wearer's ear through connected headphones. According to online gaming mag Kotaku, the “Riajyuu Coat” (meaning "someone who is pleased with their life outside...
The Oregon Zoo just posted an adorable video of their two-month-old river otter Molalla learning to swim. Otter keeper Becca VanBeek explains that otters are practically immobile when they're babies, so Mo's mom Tilly has been easing him into the water. Baby Mo was as big as "a handful of jellybeans" (!!!) when he was born, but he's now a 2000-gram pup with "quite the personality." To honor the first river otter born at Oregon Zoo, Metro is donating money from every visit to help restore...
Can’t wait until Sunday for the next Mad Men? Well, hurry on over to the Cinema Village Theatre tonight or tomorrow to catch the documentary Bert Stern: Original Mad Man. This thrilling biography covers the life and work of one of American photography's all-time greats, known for capturing the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Twiggy, and the infamous Lolita image from Stanley Kubrick's film. Stern's work on Madison Avenue helped shape the state of modern advertising, which earned him the credit of original "Mad Man." Shannah Laumeister's account...
Thank god May 26th is on a Sunday, because thanks to the Arrested Development premiere, we won't be leaving our couches. We're crazy with anticipation, and these new teaser posters aren't making it any easier. Those afraid of any possible spoilers will be pleased by the safe references on display here, but the long wait has us eager for clues of what's next for the Bluths. You'd think a show with such intricate writing would give us a cryptic, Mad Men-style poster to overanalyze, but it...
  Boston College’s Students for Sexual Health, an unofficial group formed in 2009, advocate safe sex on campus by distributing condoms, health pamphlets, and lube-- or at least they’ve been trying to. Administrative staff at Boston College recently sent them a cease and desist letter stating that such behavior is “not congruent with our values and traditions.” The campus group's behavior appears to be in complete opposition to the traditional Boston College suggestion of abstinence as the best way to prevent pregnancy and disease. While the university...