#BornThisDay: Polymath, Stephen Fry

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Finally Stick Putin Where He Belongs

Now you can stick Putin’s head where it’s been all along – up someone’s ass! ... See the Rest

Quote Unquote: Bill Maher

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"I'm not sure that these Olympics achieved for Vladimir Putin what he was hoping for, however. Right?…I mean between the hotels not being ready and the world finding out what gay-haters they are over there and then the Cossacks attacking Pussy Riot the other day. Pussy Riot went ... See the Rest