Claire Hannum

Claire writes at The Frisky and probably thinks you're fab. Email her at claire[at]thefrisky.com.

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This App Turns Your Texts Into Taylor Swift Lyrics, Helps Her Infiltrate Your Mind

Meet the best and worst thing to ever happen to you.

By: Claire Hannum / May 7, 2015

Prince Will Hold Rally 4 Peace Concert In Baltimore

“In a spirit of healing, the event is meant to be a catalyst for pause and reflection following the outpouring of violence that has gripped Baltimore and areas throughout the U.S.”

By: Claire Hannum / May 6, 2015

Badass High Schooler Strikes Back Against The Sexist Dress Code Police

Summer is coming, and lest we forget, that means high school hall monitors everywhere are gearing up to scrutinize and punish thousands of teenage girls for shorts and tank tops that are deemed too “inappropriate” for their liking. One teenager apparently got sick of being told that her body “disrupts the learning” of her male classmate…

By: Claire Hannum / May 6, 2015

Airline Mistakenly Sends Woman To Barbados Instead Of New York City

Would it really be the worst thing for an airline to accidentally send you to a Caribbean island? If you paid for an entirely different trip and don’t speak the language and thus have no clue where you are, then yes. That sounds more like a nightmare, actually. At that point, your best hope is staring out the airport window and trying…

By: Claire Hannum / May 6, 2015

Tinder Can Be A Tool In Stopping Domestic Violence

A Florida domestic violence center called Women In Distress found an impactful way to reach out to women when the organization placed mini-PSAs in fake Tinder profiles. The profile photos start out as fairly innocuous images of attractive guys, but escalate with each swipe as the men reveal themselves to be violent. Any ladies who saw the profile…

By: Claire Hannum / May 6, 2015

Snoop Dogg, Pharrell & Stevie Wonder Collaborated On A Song Because Why Not

Well, here’s Snoop’s new single “California Roll,” featuring Pharrell and Stevie Wonder. To me it sounds more like a hodgepodge of three different songs, but I appreciate Stevie’s unmistakable presence if nothing else. Pharrell, I don’t really know what to say about you. The song is on Snoop’s new album Bush, which will be out next…

By: Claire Hannum / May 6, 2015

Katie Couric Bailed On Floyd Mayweather’s Fight Because He’s Terrible

Let’s stop glorifying this abuser, shall we?

By: Claire Hannum / May 5, 2015

RIP Society: This Restaurant Has Special Plates For Instagramming Your Food

I’m fairly shameless in my love of Instagram, but even I have to draw the line somewhere. For me, that line arrives at the Foodography experience, an event designed to make your food as Instagram-ready as possible with fancy edible designs on special plates. Participants can take workshops with photographer Dan Perez to get their iPhone angle just right.

By: Claire Hannum / May 5, 2015

Home Inspiration: 9 DIY Indoor Gardening Tutorials

Being short on outdoor space doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a treeless life of concrete and stuffy air. Try out some of these indoor gardening techniques to turn your home into your very own mini-jungle!

By: Claire Hannum / May 5, 2015

Check Your Vibes: 12 Ways To Ditch Your Inner Control Freak

We want control because we want certainty. That’s a totally reasonable thing to desire, but it’s also 100 percent impossible, so maybe let that dream go right about now.

By: Claire Hannum / May 5, 2015

Anna Wintour Talks Anxiety

“…Mental health I feel is something that you have to talk about. That time from 15 to 16 to your mid- to late- 20s – you look grown up, people think you’re grown up, but you’re still a kid.”…

By: Claire Hannum / May 4, 2015

7 Audrey Hepburn Quotes In Honor Of Her 86th Birthday

I’ve never been a big fan of “Breakfast At Tiffany’s” fan, but I will always be a fan of Audrey Hepburn herself. Who wouldn’t be? Aside from her incredible film career, she survived the Nazi occupation of Holland during World War II and later dedicated much of her life to humanitarian work. She seemed like…

By: Claire Hannum / May 4, 2015

Oprah Wanted To Be The First To Interview Bruce Jenner

Bruce said “no” to O?!

By: Claire Hannum / May 1, 2015

Hilary Duff Might Share Her Tinder Dates On A Reality Show

When Hilary Duff joined Tinder earlier this week, she seems to have also flipped a cosmic switch (or, you know, tapped the help of her publicist) and is suddenly all over the internet, doing things like magically running into her “Lizzie McGuire” costars and releasing new music videos. Apparently she just can’t let go of that stroke…

By: Claire Hannum / May 1, 2015

28 “Lizzie McGuire” Style Moments, Ranked

Lizzie McGuire was the only person to ever make middle school look fun. Rather than being popular, Lizzie was allegedly a hapless normal who occasionally dabbled in full-on dorkdom. When I used to watch her on TV as a kid, this made zero sense to me, because Lizzie was clearly the prettiest and best-dressed girl in school without…

By: Claire Hannum / May 1, 2015

It’s Time To Cry: This Pet Store Secretly Replaced The Animals For Sale With Lovable Rescues

Brazilian animal rescue organization Quatro Patinhas (Four Paws) knows that most people looking for a pet in the area pass up the crowded, broke shelters to buy a new puppy at the pet store instead. To change the way customers look at shelter pets, the organization secretly swapped the very pricey pet store animals with…

By: Claire Hannum / May 1, 2015

Watch Kendall Jenner’s Face Become The First Victim Of Drone Vandalism

Definitely deserves some creativity points.

By: Claire Hannum / May 1, 2015

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