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Style

If zoo animals were sartorialists, they’d something look like this. Yago Partal’s Zoo Portraits series imagines the fashion possibilities for every species.  And now we know that ostriches look fetching in bowler hats. It must be their long necks. You can see more fashion forward zoo animals or buy prints here. [Laughing Squid] … READ MORE »


News

Oh Tatsujiro Fukasawa, you do know a woman’s weakness, don’t you? Fukasawa, 40, attempted to kill a female colleague he’d been stalking by pouring hydrofluoric acid into her shoes. Hydrofluoric acid acid can be absorbed via the skin and cause everything from skin abrasions to internal organ failure. The woman realized something was wrong when… READ MORE »


Celebs

Chris Brown and Rihanna have called it quits. Chris did an interview on LA’s Power 106 radio station on March 29 that’s set to air on April 1 and he was asked point blank if he’s still dating Rihanna? Chris admitted: “Uh, no — that’s the short answer.” Read more…READ MORE »


Entertainment

The Violent Femmes said it best: “You can just kiss off into the air.” There’s something awesome about a snarky, diss song. For the sake of brevity, I’ve limited this mix to mostly diss songs of the “kiss off” variety (a separate mix of the best artist-to-artist diss tracks will be forthcoming), directed at ex-lovers,… READ MORE »


Celebs

Cute Kittens + Hot Dudes = pretty much my favorite math equation ever. The geniuses behind “Des Hommes et des Chatons” recognize the inherent desirability of the two categories both independently and together, and have come up with a mashup site of cats acting like hot dudes, or hot dudes acting like cats. It’s tough… READ MORE »


Style

I haven’t decorated eggs for the past few Easters, but this tutorial for marbled eggs looks so fun, and the results are so gorgeous, that I might have to give it a shot this year. It’s also a great way to use up some of the hundreds of mostly-empty bottles of nail polish that are… READ MORE »


News

Last week, a woman named Hillary Bowman-Smart, of Melbourne, Australia, began the hashtag #SafetyTipsForWomen on Twitter in response to an article about victim-blaming on Australian website The Punch called “Advocating Risk Management Is Not Victim Blaming.” Since then the #hashtag has gone viral and continues to stir up some hilarious “tips” for women days after the original tweet.  Her… READ MORE »


Celebs

Beyoncé’s dad Mathew Knowles is demanding the UK’s Sun newspaper retract statements he made in an interview with the paper about his split as her manager. Although the Sun didn’t quote Knowles talking about Blue Ivy or Jay-Z all, the headings on the Sun’s interview claim he has never met Beyoncé’s baby and “fans… READ MORE »


health

Boston College students are facing possible discipline for distributing condoms both on- and off-campus. The school, a Jesuit college, no longer wants birth control distributed on its campus because it doesn’t align with Catholic teachings. [Boston Globe,  Feminist.org]
Five ways to make the “Lean In” movement more inclusive of low-income women. [xoJane]
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Love & Sex

Clearly they need to start selling this vibrator at IKEA. [Em & Lo]
The worst hookup mistakes a woman can make, like calling the guy the wrong name. Eh, it’s happened to the best of us. [Gurl]
Unforgettable blow job tips you that obviously don’t need because you are a sex goddess. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

My college best friend and I coined the term “bipolar week.”  It was used to describe a week filled with both overwhelmingly amazing events and truly terrible moments: winning a prestigious award and then getting dumped by your boyfriend, or perhaps acing a midterm and losing a childhood pet. When reflecting on this past week, in termsREAD MORE »


Entertainment

Last week, the Penny Arcade Report interviewed Jean-Max Morris, creative director of the upcoming female-led game Remember Me. After going into the game’s cyberpunk roots, Morris discussed the publishers who wanted nothing to do with a female protagonist. “We don’t want to publish it because that’s not going to succeed,” he paraphrased. “You can’t have a female… READ MORE »


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