#BornThisDay: Equestrian, Lee Pearson

February 4, 1974- Lee Pearson has had 14 major operations. He lives with plastic splints around his legs from his hip to his heel. Pearson was born with Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita. He is also one of the most successful and flamboyant ... See the Rest

#LGBT: Russia Is Suing Apple Over Gay Emojis

These little happy couples could get kicked off of Russia’s Apple messaging service because they’re WAY too gay. After months of complaining from politicians about the same-sex ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Polymath, Stephen Fry

August 24, 1957- Stephen Fry: “You are who you are when nobody's watching.” Comedian, successful novelist, star of the silver screen, TV & stage actor, doer of good works, ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Johnny Weir

July 2, 1984- John Garvin Weir. In February 2014, I was in my fourth month of cancer treatment. I don’t know if you kids are savvy to the ways of chemotherapy ... See the Rest

Beyond Gorgeous Pics of Russian Life 100 Years Ago

Absolutely breathtaking pictures from Russian chemist and photographer See the Rest

Here’s the Twerking Winnie the Pooh-Themed Dance Recital that’s Causing Russia to Freak Out

Russia’s General Prosecutor’s office announced today they are looking into charges of negligence and “perverted deeds” after a video of twerking teenage girls from dance troupe in provincial city of Orenburg went viral in Russia. “In order to avoid possible negative ... See the Rest

The $300 Million Hunt For 7 Lost Fabergé Easter Eggs

On Easter Sunday a hundred and thirty years ago, Russian Tsar Alexander III presented his wife, Empress Maria ... See the Rest

Elton John Speaks Out Against Homophobia in Russia

Elton John spoke out against Russia's homophobic leadership at a St. Petersburg concert last night, commenting on a recent decision to remove the city's Steve Jobs statue because it promoted "homosexual propaganda." His See the Rest