Bizarre, Freedom, Funny, News, Rights

The topless ladies of Times Square


In what has been a boon for nudist visibility (at least in terms of media coverage), New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill DeBlasio have denounced a group of scantily clad women in Times Square. Terming themselves the “desnudas,” which means “naked” in Spanish, the topless women typically paint themselves red, white, and blue, and pose with passersby for money.

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Bizarre, Divorce, Funny, Marriage

7 unbelievable divorce tales from around the world

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It’s easy to agree on some no-brainer reasons for divorce – abuse, alcoholism and infidelity are all common reasons to end a marriage. But what about cleaning too much, disliking a beloved film or kissing a horse?

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Bizarre, Crime & Lawsuits, Funny, News

The 8 weirdest legal stories of summer 2015

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Not a lot of data is available on seasonal upticks in lawsuits and/or illegal behavior (when asked for comment, Josh King, Avvo’s general counsel, would only say “crazy lawsuits know no season”) but based on the below examples from the 2015 summer to date, it appears the hot weather might be getting to some people

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Bizarre, Funny, Privacy, Rights, Technology

Pocket-dialing: A cautionary tale

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The butt-dial: one of the more common, and occasionally embarrassing, faux pas of the cell phone age. Accidentally dialing someone is awkward enough, but now, thanks to a ruling by a Cincinnati federal appeals court, it could mean that any conversation you have during an unintentional phone call could be made public.

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Crime & Lawsuits, Freedom, Funny, Rights

Is it legal to flip off a cop?

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The finger. The bird. Flipping someone off. Whatever you call it, it’s a rude gesture meant to express disdain and provoke a reaction. So, if you flip off a cop, can you get arrested? In January 2013, a federal court said no. Hurrah for freedom of expression! But not so fast. Just because you can legally give a police officer the finger doesn’t mean you should.

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Business, Consumer Protection, Crime & Lawsuits, Entertainment, Family, Funny, Safety

Swearing “Minions,” and other toy rollout disasters


The F-bomb dropping “Minion” toys living in McDonald’s Happy Meals aren’t the first foul-mouthed toys to pollute impressionable young minds.

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Avvo, Bizarre, Crime & Lawsuits, Funny

From the Avvo vault: July 4th edition

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Avvo’s users ask questions on how to deal with their Independence Day-related legal issues.

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Bizarre, Divorce, Funny

Legal bloopers: When it comes to legal advice, know who’s giving it

Legal bloopers: When it comes to legal advice, know who’s giving it

Advice is only as good as the person giving it, right? One Reddit user forgot that age-old wisdom when he sought divorce advice on the site.

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Funny, Healthcare, News

Profiling the Most Famous Mustaches in History

Profiling the Most Famous Mustaches in History

In light of “Movember ” we’ve rounded up some of the best manly ‘staches in history for your viewing pleasure.

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Bizarre, Celebrity, Divorce, Funny

The Nastiest Celebrity Divorces


The TomKat divorce is yet another reminder of the hopelessness of even the most hopeful celebrity marriages. From nasty custody battles to ridiculous payouts, we’ve seen it all.

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