Eavesdropping In: Paris Law Bans Pants For Women; Myspace Plans To Be "Cool Again"; Kristin Cavallari Pre-Dumping Wedding Dress Photos; U.S. Olympic Skier Suicide; Judge Allows Gov't.-funded Stem Cell Research

by Emily Green · July 27, 2011

An obsolete law from 1799 that bans women in Paris from wearing pants, or trousers, is still technically in place. [Telegraph]

Myspace's new owners have big plans to make the ailing social media site "cool again" with Justin Timberlake on staff and celebrity/artist-user interaction. [LATimes]

In case you're wondering what Kristin Cavallari would have looked like on her wedding day, here's a spread of photos in her gown from a wedding shoot she did just days before fiance Jay Cutler dumped her. [TMZ]

2010 U.S. Olympic silver medalist skier Jeret "Speedy" Peterson found dead of apparent suicide in Utah. [KTLA]

Federal Judge Royce Lamberth dismisses lawsuit, allows government to continue funding for embryonic stem cell research. [HuffPo]