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Still Not Sorry

Jeremy Renner still unapologetic over Black Widow 'slut' call

Jeremy Renner tells Conan O'Brien that even he would be a slut if he slept with four Avengers.

Jenny Noyes 9:55 AM   The Avengers star went on Conan to back himself up, and wasn't very convincing.

Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling reveals cover and release date of her new book

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Rob Moran 9:00 AM   Finally, a selection your book club will agree upon.

Kristen Schaal

Watch Kristen Schaal star in this shot-for-shot remake of Natalie Imbruglia's 'Torn'

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Rob Moran 8:29 AM   Here's something awesome you didn't know you needed in your life.

Nellie Bly

Today’s Google Doodle about Nellie Bly is the best

Jenny Noyes   Today is the 151st birthday of the pioneering journalist, suffragette, industrialist, inventor, philanthropist and world-circumnaviator.

PhD student Emily Petroff solves astronomy mystery

Emily Petroff on the dish of the telescope.

Marcus Strom   An Australian-based PhD student has cracked an international mystery that has had some of the best minds in astrophysics stumped.

Breaking taboo

Men's Magazine printed using ink infused with HIV-positive blood to break taboo

"By holding the issue, readers are immediately breaking the taboo": The magazine, printed in HIV-positive blood.

'By holding the issue, readers are immediately breaking the taboo.'

Game Of Docs

Here's your first look at Maisie Williams on 'Doctor Who'

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Rob Moran   The Game Of Thrones actress guest stars on the nerd show.

#Logies

Miranda Tapsell uses Logies speech to call for more diversity on Australian television

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Rob Moran   "Put more beautiful people of colour on TV, and connect viewers in ways that transcend race and unite us."

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson finally gave us that female-led superhero movie we've been waiting for on SNL

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Rob Moran   Unfortunately, this is probably way too accurate.

Tangerine

Watch the trailer for 'Tangerine', the Sundance hit starring transgender leads

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Rob Moran   It's a revenge film that was shot entirely on an iPhone 5s.

Kristen Wiig

Watch Kristen Wiig pretend to be Khaleesi on Jimmy Fallon

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Rob Moran   Even though she knows absolutely nothing about Game Of Thrones.

#GirlYouDontNeedMakeup

Amy Schumer's 'natural beauty' boy band parody inadvertently launches awesome viral selfie campaign

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Rob Moran   'Girl, You Don't Need Makeup' is the best.

Beyonce's whole body of work in 4 minutes

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Yep, you heard right, that's more than 70 songs.

The Avengers

Mark Ruffalo shames Marvel for their lack of Black Widow merch

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Rob Moran   Like we needed another reason to love Mark Ruffalo.

Birds & Bees

Seven-year-old with two mums explains facts of life

Seven-year-old Sophia explains how babies are made.

This extremely cute YouTube video is also a valuable resource for all parents.

Flesh And Bone

Watch the trailer for 'Flesh And Bone', the gritty ballet drama from 'Breaking Bad' writer Moira Walley-Beckett

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Rob Moran   Just in case 'Black Swan' wasn't enough to make you kill your ballerina fantasies already.

Discrimination

Bakery told to pay gay couple $135,000 for refusing wedding cake

Sweet cakes owner.

Shelby Sebens   Under law, businesses cannot discriminate or refuse service based on sexual orientation.

Fashion's victims

John Oliver rips into fast fashion

John Oliver has decided to send suspiciously cheap food to the CEOs of five of the world's biggest fast fashion companies.

Mary Ward   The host of Last Week Tonight ripped into brands like H&M and Gap on the two year anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster.

Fashion's victims

John Oliver rips into fast fashion

John Oliver has decided to send suspiciously cheap food to the CEOs of five of the world's biggest fast fashion companies.

Mary Ward   The host of Last Week Tonight ripped into brands like H&M and Gap on the two year anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster.

Facebook mum status

Gina Riverós, the woman whose on-point Facebook status was shared more than 30,000 times.

Gina Riverós saw a young, drunk man "with his ass in the air" late at night, and managed not to rape him.

Jenny Slate

Jenny Slate is getting her own comedy series

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YES JUST PUT HER IN EVERYTHING ALREADY.

Watch Hillary Clinton perform a duet with Rosie O'Donnell in the '90s

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Everyone loves a bit of cringe-worthy archive footage, especially when it involves politicians and karaoke.

Transformers women

Hasbro announces new female Transformers team

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"Our female fans have demanded to be part of the story," said the company's senior manager.

Official Amy Schumer Doll

The Official Amy Schumer Doll is fun <i>and</i> educational.

Perfect for introducing your tweens to the harsh realities of adult life.

TV:Laverne Cox makes Emmys history

THE GOOD: This beautiful matte-meets-glossy Johanna Johnson gown perfectly flatters Laverne Cox's curves. She looks like a gorgeous art deco statue (and yes, that's definitely a compliment) and that colour sings on her (yes, the bottom of the dress does need a bit of an iron ... but satin's a particular nightmare on that front so let's give her a pass).

The Orange is the New Black star was awarded the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Class Special.

Nerd Prom

Barack Obama debuts 'anger translator' at White House Correspondents' Dinner

U.S. President Barack Obama and 'Luther', his anger translator.

Michael D. Shear   Meet 'Luther', the guy who says what Obama really thinks.

Dollhouse

Rose Byrne on the red carpet at The Star for the 2015 AACTA Awards.

The Dollhouse Collective is five Australian women working to tell stories with a strong female presence.

Whitewash claims

Protests greet Crowe's 'whitewash' ahead of US release

Major Hasan (Yilmaz Erdogan) and Lt Col Hughes (Jai Courtney) in a scene from THE WATER DIVINER, directed by Russell Crowe. In cinemas December 26, 2014. THE WATER DIVINER will be co-distributed by Entertainment One Australia and Universal Pictures Australia in Australia and New Zealand. For more information contact Claire Fromm: cfromm@entgroup.com

Karl Quinn   Greek and Armenian protesters unite over the film's whitewashing, ahead of its US opening on Genocide Remembrance Day.

Not cool

Avengers stars Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner sorry/not sorry for calling Black Widow a slut

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Jenny Noyes   Superhero bros show their true colours, disappoint everyone.

Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart is the inspiration behind a new character in OITNB's third season.

Is Litchfield about to get a DIY decor makeover?

Affleck sorry for urging PBS show to conceal his slave-owning kin

Ben Affleck has an ancestor who owned slaves, something the star was hoping to keep hidden.

Scott Collins   "I was embarrassed. The very thought left a bad taste in my mouth."

Avengers stars sorry not sorry for calling Black Widow a slut

Jeremy Renner sends Chris Evans into a fit of laughs after calling Black Widow a 'slut'.

Jenny Noyes   Superhero bros show their true colours, disappoint everyone.

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep: "I wanted to be Tom Sawyer, not Becky"

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At the Women In The World Summit, Meryl Streep summed up why Hollywood remains so adverse to women's stories and female lead characters.

FILM:Alan Rickman marries in secret

Alan Rickman and Rima Horton

" It was great, because nobody was there. After the ceremony in New York, we crossed the Brooklyn Bridge and had lunch."

Amy Schumer

Watch Amy Schumer take on rape culture with this perfect 'Friday Night Lights' parody

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Rob Moran   "No raping? But Coach, we play football!"

Aziz Ansari

Aziz Ansari gets a new sitcom at Netflix

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Rob Moran   Yaaaaaaaaaassss.

Robert Downey Jr walks out of super awkward Avengers interview

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"It's just getting a little Diane Sawyer in here."

Chloe Sevigny: bold and beautiful

Chloe Sevigny: "Maybe I had a nonchalance [that fashion editors] thought was cool … 
I wasn’t really hyper-aware or ambitious.”

Robyn Doreian   Actor and muse Chloe Sevigny breaks all the style rules, and the fashion world adores her for it. She talks about her eclectic style.

PMS lullaby

'Goodnight Menses' is a perfect PMS bedtime story

'Goodnight Menses' illustration by Dan Meth.

For when we "need a little extra help each month".

Women Of Silicon Valley

'Women Of Silicon Valley' is like 'Humans Of New York', but even better

Tech

Rob Moran   Bringing awareness to the gender gap in tech, one cool photo at a time.

Antiques Roadshow

#DescribeYourSexLifeInaTVShow is a revealing exercise

Fiona Bruce from Antiques Roadshow

The latest hashtag punathon #DescribeYourSexLifeInaTVShow is a wonderful reservoir of insights.

'This Is What We Look Like' challenges how we see women's work

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What happened when an anaesthesiologist and philosopher got sick of being mistaken for students, nurses and support staff.

The inappropriate question people keep asking gay couples

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"Who is the man in the couple and who is the woman?"

British chess grandmaster Nigel Short says women's brains not 'hard-wired' to play

Nigel Short has come under fire for his comments on women playing chess.

Leon Watson   Nigel Short, the British grandmaster, has angered female players by claiming that they are not 'hard-wired' for the game.

#IWishMyTeacherKnew

#IWishMyTeacherKnew: Third grade teacher's assignment goes viral

I wish my teacher knew...

Keith Coffman   A teacher who posted notes from her third grade class online and started a social media whirlwind under the hashtag #IWishMyTeacherKnew says the assignment had been a revelation for her.

Everyone that made the Time 100 list this year

Kanye West

AKA that magical time of the year when Kanye West ranks side by side with Barack Obama and right wing politicians.

Vote Aydian

Transgender man leads reader comp to appear on cover of Men's Health

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"I want to break the stereotype of what a man should or shouldn't be," says Aydian Dowling, who's leading the mag's 'Ultimate Guy Search'.