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Girls with Nerf guns: Toy retailer creates gender-swapped catalog

A Swedish toy catalog goes equal opportunity by handing boy toys to girls and vice versa. Why is this such a big deal?

By November 26, 2012

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Amazon reviewers skewer froufrou Bic pens for women

If unicorn horns were pens, they would look like Bic for Her and they would still be mercilessly mocked by hilariously snarky Amazon reviewers.

By August 28, 2012

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Yahoo unveils #HashOut, a social media talk show

The Internet giant expands its reach, launching a talk show hosted by some noteworthy guests, including "Lost" co-creator Damon Lindelof and journalist Maria Shriver.

By August 13, 2012

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'Rah' squared: Cheerleaders urge girls toward science

A group of cheerleaders with science degrees performs in order to inspire more girls to take science seriously.

By July 14, 2012

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Twitter buttons disappear from Gawker redesign

Founder of the contrarian culture blog network says Facebook so overwhelmingly dominates sharing on its titles, it's been willing to cut Twitter and StumbleUpon buttons altogether.

By February 1, 2011

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What you need to know about the Gawker breach (FAQ)

Here's the skinny on what happened at Gawker, what to do if you might be affected, and what you should do to protect yourself when using any Web site.

By December 13, 2010

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The real villain in PowerPoint sex-rating 'scandal'

Duke graduate creates a PowerPoint in which she rates her sexual experiences with various men. It goes viral and some students criticize her actions. Who's to blame?

By October 8, 2010

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Denial-of-service attack downed Gawker Media

The attack was launched at Consumerist, a blog that Gawker no longer owns but which is still hosted on the same servers.

By August 4, 2009

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Gawker to absorb Defamer gossip blog

Gawker Media had put the Hollywood gossip site up for sale as part of an effort to reduce the size of the blog network's portfolio.

By February 22, 2009

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Gawker Media sells Consumerist blog

The blog, which is often an outlet for consumer complaints, will become a new division within the publisher of Consumer Reports.

By December 30, 2008