Archive: Tue Jul 2012

“Jane Eyre,” “Pride & Prejudice” Are About To Get Sexy

I just read Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte, and it had zero sex. I mean zero. But an adult fiction company, Clandestine Classics, is republishing books like Eyre, Pride

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Boy Scouts Keeping Ban On Gay Scouts And Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America announced today that they are keeping their policy banning gay scouts and gay leaders after a two-year policy review. I know this item has…

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Hot Links: Barack And Michelle Obama Smooch For The Cameras

President Obama and Michelle Obama indulged in a little PDA while watching Team USA’s basketball team compete in Washington, DC. Get a room, you two! We know there are…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 17, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Yahoo’s New CEO Marissa Mayer Is Seven Month’s Pregnant

Today in Ba-BOOM! news: Yahoo’s newly-appointed CEO Marissa Mayer, former VP of Google, is seven months pregnant. With a baby. Seven months pregnant with a baby and running a huge

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Marion Cotillard Rises High Above The Rest At “The Dark Knight Rises” Premiere

The cards are stacked undeniably in Marion Cotillard’s favor, but she always manages to surprise me with her impeccable sartorial choices. It’s incredible how one woman can go so long…

Rachel Krause | July 17, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Women Score Higher In IQ Tests, Win Battle of The Sexes Once And For All

The victory bell has been rung and the battle of the sexes can come to a close once and for all. (Just kidding!)  A new study has found women are…

Daley Quinn | July 17, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Must Haves: Fly Kicks For Everyone!

The hottest shoe of the summer isn’t a strappy sandal or stiletto heel: it’s a sneaker. Yep, sporty, colorful, strangely glamorous and totally comfortable high tops are everywhere right now,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 17, 2012 - 4:00 pm

This Woman Considers Rocks “The Ultimate Comfort Food”

Hi. Confession time. I have a strange little obsession with Pica, a disorder which causes a person to crave and eat inedible substances. I’ve been trying to understand it since…

Ami Angelowicz | July 17, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Could Chocolate Be The Answer To Your Sunburnt Skincare Woes?

My acne-ridden youth (okay, fine, it was like 20 zits total) engrained in me that chocolate was a pimple-flaring, oil-producing skincare devil to be avoided at all costs. In my…

Rachel Krause | July 17, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Rad Reads Week: Book Recommendations For (Almost) Your Every Obsession

I’m a person who gets on kicks. I see an autobiographical movie and I spend the next five hours researching every iota of information about the person on the internet.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 17, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Are You Still 18 When It Comes To Dating And Relationships?

Dating like a grownup is the quickest path to finally enjoying mutually nurturing relationships with men who are full of respect, adoration and commitment.
If you’re going to date like… | July 17, 2012 - 2:50 pm

Tom’s Got Suri!

For the first time since his divorce from Katie Holmes was announced, Tom Cruise was spotted with daughter Suri in New York City today. I’m glad Suri is getting some…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 17, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Our Aching Backs Wouldn’t Stand A Chance In The Chiropractor’s Beauty Contest

Check out the straight spines and perfect smiles of these ladies competing in the 1956 Chiropractor’s Beauty Contest. After spending nine hours a day hunched in front of our computers,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 17, 2012 - 2:20 pm

10 Reasons You Need To Start Watching “Small Town Security” Right Now

Maybe you caught the premiere episode of the new AMC series “Small Town Security” the other night, as it debuted directly after “Breaking Bad”? If not, you missed one hell…

Julie Gerstein | July 17, 2012 - 2:00 pm

The Pettegola Is A Weird Bodysuit For Dudes

So, remember those leotard/bodysuit shirts that were mega-popular in the ’90s? Well, it seems that unbeknownst to us, dudes have had their own version of that shirt for like, forever.

Julie Gerstein | July 17, 2012 - 1:40 pm

“Caviar Is The New Black” And Other Color Names For Rich People

This weekend my friend Molly and I went to the fabric store and picked out a piece of gorgeous black fabric with pink polka dots. “You know,” said the woman…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 17, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: What He Thinks About What You’re Reading

What you read says a lot about you — and to the dude you’re trying to date. We asked a bunch of our guy friends about what they love and…

Julie Gerstein | July 17, 2012 - 1:00 pm

7 Celebrity Businesses That Totally Flopped

You’d think that a celebrity endorsement would be a surefire way to get a business off the ground—but that’s not always the case, as these seven celebrities and their epic…

Newser | July 17, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Woman Sues Church Of Scientology Over Alleged Forced Abortion

Laura Ann DeCrescenzo, a former Scientologist who left the church in 2004, has filed a lawsuit against the Church of Scientology for allegedly forcing her to have an abortion when…

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2012 - 12:40 pm

We’re Breaking Up: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Says Pretty Girls Can’t Be Funny

“She’s funny …  and let’s face it, most pretty girls aren’t funny.”
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, about his “Looper” co-star Emily Blunt. Blunt allegedly “bristled” at the comment, but JGL was apparently…

Julie Gerstein | July 17, 2012 - 12:20 pm