The Daily Squeeze: Purse Saves Life, Michelle Obama’s Earrings, And Friendly Women

  • A giant, overstuffed purse saved a 22 year old’s life. When an unknown assailant fired a shot at her, a calculator, umbrella, and a small case helped stop the bullet. [Lemondrop]
  • In a study of British men and women, condom use was particularly low among those in their 30s and 40s and in partnerships where there is an age difference of five or more years. [EurekAlert]
  • Michelle Obama wore $11,000 diamond earrings designed by Loree Rodkin on Election Night. [NY Mag]
  • Once women hit 50, they’re more likely to be friendly with other women because they no longer see them as rivals. [LiveScience]