It’s no secret that marriage rates in the U.S. are declining, but sometimes you have to see things to believe them. Using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. census, researchers at Movoto – a real-estate blog dedicated to data crunching — created this gif that demonstrates the fall in marriage rates by state from 1970 to 2011. (You’ll notice that Nevada is singled out, as its marriage rates are drastically higher than the rest of the country). Source: Movoto.com While researching...

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are reportedly parents! The couple welcomed their first child, a baby girl, on Tuesday, according to TMZ. Kunis gave birth at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Gossip Cop has confirmed the news. The little girl’s name has not yet been revealed, and no other details have been made available. HuffPost reached out to both Kunis and Kutcher’s reps for comment. The famous duo, who got engaged in February, have stayed mum about pregnancy details, although the 31-year-old actress did share some information...

The Betrayers by David Bezmozgis Little, Brown and Company, $26.00 Published September 23, 2014 What we think: While at points stagey and pedagogical, David Bezmozgis’ The Betrayers turns a mirror on readers’ own moral choices through a compelling and piercing exploration of guilt and self-justification. Though Bezmozgis’ novel unfolds in merely a day, its scope is vast — it encompasses decades, countries, and moral questions that cut to the heart of what it means to do the right thing. Baruch Kotler, an Israeli...

If you thought “Gilmore Girls” was the only thing awesome thing coming to Netflix this month, prepare to be left speechless. Lifehacker has just unveiled a new add-on for Chrome that lets you to take your streaming to the next level. Flix Plus lets users customize their Netflix experience, providing easier navigation to suggestions, the ability to hide episode spoiler images and text, the chance to see which shows will be expiring and new keyboard controls, among other things. The add-on is available for Windows, Mac and Linux,...

Dick Donato is best known for winning “Big Brother 8″ back in 2007, with his attitude and gameplay earning him the nickname Evel Dick. Today, Donato has returned to reality TV, appearing on “Couple’s Therapy,” and he’s using the spotlight to open up about his personal struggle: living with HIV. The 51-year-old appears on the show with his girlfriend Stephanie Rogness-Fischer, and on Wednesday’s episode of the VH1 show, Donato reveals to the rest of the cast the diagnosis he received in 2011 that...

These ballerinas each put their own spin on what should be classical choreography, but that’s just why we love them. And it’s obvious from the first moments of the performance — when a glasses-wearing dancer makes a late entrance on stage, shoulders slumped and frustration evident — that this ballet has a comedic twist. When the rest of the dancers turn, at least one is bound to twist. When they leap, they leap straight into each other. No matter what they do, the dancers can’t stay in sync. And while their...

Facebook is apologizing to members of the LGBT community, specifically drag queens and transgender individuals, over the way their name change policy has disproportionately targeted and affected their identities. Facebook came under fire several weeks ago after forcing a large percentage of individuals operating personal profiles on Facebook under pseudonyms, stage names, or any name not matching their legal name to change their name on Facebook or risk having their profiles deactivated. A number of individuals spoke out on the issue,...

The opening credits for “American Horror Story: Freak Show” have arrived, and, as expected, they’re quite disturbing. We’ve already seen the first footage from the upcoming fourth season and we know a good amount about the characters and what to expect. On Wednesday, Ryan Murphy debuted the title sequence for “Freak Show” on Twitter, and its full of Halloween scares. The credits include creepy clowns, lots of skeletons with extra limbs — many of which appear to be making out with or having sex...

The owners of an Oregon bakery that made national headlines last year after turning away a pair of lesbian brides-to-be are now facing a fine of up to $150,000, which could reportedly leave them bankrupt. Speaking at the conservative Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., Sweet Cakes by Melissa owners Aaron and Melissa Klein told The Daily Signal that such a fine would “definitely” be enough to bankrupt the couple and their five children. “Ironically, the state was in violation of its own anti-discrimination laws,” Aaron Klein...

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by Hermene Hartman, Sylvester Cosby and Aquantee Hendricks WE were at the office having a discussion on the new sitcom, “Black-ish” and I realized we were of different generations and had different viewpoints. So we all wrote our interpretations of the program. Based on our “water cooler” conversations, this is a collaborative review. A new word has been added to the Americano vocabulary – Black-ish. Is it a noun or an adjective? It is yet a new word to be added to the description of Blackness or...

Are you ready for a Halloween with all of your favorite Ru girls? You’ll have two chances to party with scream queen Sharon Needles and company this Halloween on back to back nights at “RuPaul’s Drag Race Night of the Living Dead” and “RuPaul’s Haunted Manor.” Both parties are in NYC and will feature “Drag Race” faves like Alaska, Courtney Act, Manila Luzon, Ivy Winters and more. Sharon typically has a major Halloween event every year since winning “Drag Race,” having previously...

While summer is the season for festivals, that doesn’t mean it’s the only time you can enjoy one. Big names like Electric Zoo, Lollapalooza and Governor’s Ball may grab all the attention, but there are so many others around the country (not to mention in the rest of the world) that are worthy of checking out if you have the time. Sacramento’s TBD Festival is making a big push this year to become another great American music festival, stepping out of the shadows of other big California events like Coachella and...

When you get that really weird/annoying/horrible text from your ex, you don’t have to just complain about it to your friends. Thanks to a newly-formed Instagram account, “Texts From Your Ex,” you can submit that crazy text and broadcast it to the account’s nearly 75,000 followers (as of Oct. 1). We’ve gone through and found some of the best relatable submissions so far that highlight the awkward trajectory of a breakup: Phase 1: When you’re still confused so you’re open to listening to what your...