Claire Hannum

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

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Here’s What Happens When You Accidentally Sext Your Dad (And Live Tweet The Fallout)

When Twitter user Nyjah accidentally sent a nude selfie to her dad, he was less than pleased. Below, the hilarious harrowing saga of sexting gone majorly wrong.

First,…

Claire Hannum | July 11, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Here Is Your Solution To Biking With A Skirt On

For those of us sick of worrying about flashing everyone while biking in a skirt, Johanna Holtan and her friends have found the solution we’ve all been waiting for. Penny

Claire Hannum | July 11, 2014 - 11:30 am

The “Stop The Beauty Madness” Campaign Gets Real About The Value We Put On Appearance

Created by writers Robin Rice and Lisa Meade, the Stop The Beauty Madness campaign aims to shake women out of the belief that they are not beautiful and to wake…

Claire Hannum | July 11, 2014 - 11:00 am

9 Tips For Taking On Jealousy

Of all the ugly emotions out there, jealousy has to be one of the worst. It can feel childish, petty and almost like a primal rage. But it’s also inescapable;…

Claire Hannum | July 11, 2014 - 9:00 am

Laverne Cox Is The First Openly Transgender Emmy Award Nominee

Laverne Cox became the first openly transgender Emmy nominee today, receiving a nod for her work in “Orange Is The New Black.” In a celebratory statement, the Gay and Lesbian…

Claire Hannum | July 10, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Even Madeleine Albright Is An Amy Poehler Fan

To congratulate Amy Poehler on her Emmy nomination, Madeleine Albright made out a very special autograph to Leslie Knope, her Albright-worshipping character on “Parks and Recreation.” Amy was…

Claire Hannum | July 10, 2014 - 6:30 pm

This Couple’s Stormy Shot Is Way Cooler Than Your Average Wedding Photo

A couple in Saskatchewan, Canada, was in the middle of their wedding photo shoot when a funnel cloud began to form nearby. Their amazing photographer, Colleen Niska, knew it was the…

Claire Hannum | July 10, 2014 - 5:30 pm

The Daily Squee: Meet The Saddest Kitten Ever, Soon-To-Be Adorable Internet Star

This is the Saddest Kitten Ever, who has yet to be given an official stage name but will surely be the interwebs’ next favorite feline. Grumpy Cat may look cranky,…

Claire Hannum | July 10, 2014 - 12:30 pm

You Can Own A Pair Of Jeans Specially Shredded By Lions, Tigers Or Bears (Oh My!)

The Mineko Club, a volunteer group in Hitachi City, Japan, is selling jeans personally shredded by animals to raise money for wildlife conservation. Lions, tigers and bears at the Kamine…

Claire Hannum | July 10, 2014 - 9:30 am

US Weekly Confirms Eva Mendes & Ryan Gosling Are Having A Baby

This one, via Amelia, naturally: US Weekly has confirmed that Ryan Gosling has indeed broken the promise he made with his eyes that day nearly three years ago when I

Claire Hannum | July 9, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Life Dream Status: The Museum Of Natural History Is Hosting A Grown-Up Sleepover

The American Museum of Natural History in New York has been allowing kids to attend their Night At The Museum sleepover program for years, and they’ve finally extended an invitation…

Claire Hannum | July 9, 2014 - 6:00 pm

It’s Time To Cry: This 7-Year-Old Raised $54,000 For His Best Friend’s Surgery

Brayden Grozdanic, a seven-year-old little boy from Vancouver, Canada, has cerebral palsy. He struggles to walk with the help of braces and faces painful physiotherapy every day. In Canada, Brayden…

Claire Hannum | July 9, 2014 - 4:30 pm

The Latest Carl’s Jr. “Sexy Burger” Ad Features A Dude For A Change

Carl’s Jr. ads have a signature formula, and it tends to involve scantily clad hot ladies — which have included Jenny McCarthy, Heidi Klum and Paris Hilton — sauntering around…

Claire Hannum | July 9, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Here Are Some Kittens In A Boot!

These are kittens! In a boot! Is there anything more wonderful than kittens in a boot? (Hint: there isn’t.) I don’t know how all three kitties managed to squeeze in…

Claire Hannum | July 9, 2014 - 11:30 am

Air New Zealand Pulls Sports Illustrated “Bikini Safety” Video Amid Accusations Of Sexism

Air New Zealand launched a Sports Illustrated-themed safety video (yes really) earlier this year starring models like Christie Brinkley and Chrissy Teigen. People were not pleased, and a petition…

Claire Hannum | July 8, 2014 - 6:06 pm

The Daily Squee: Wild Foxes On A Trampoline

Jesse, a Colorado artist, got a huge surprise when she looked out her window and saw a pair of wild foxes exploring her backyard trampoline. It turns out that foxes…

Claire Hannum | July 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Colbie Caillat Goes Makeup-Free In Her New “Try” Music Video

In the music video for her new single, “Try,” singer Colbie Caillat bares her lovely face without makeup, and looks that much happier without it. The song is all about…

Claire Hannum | July 8, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Brace Yourselves: Crumbs Cupcake Shops Have All Suddenly Closed

The formerly beloved cupcake chain Crumbs closed its doors yesterday, likely to never open again. The company’s 48 stores in 10 states are suddenly gone, and countless Crumbs employees lost…

Claire Hannum | July 8, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Coming Soon: Remote-Controlled Contraception

A start-up in Massachusetts has come up with the ultimate “Jetsons”-inspired upgrade to birth control — a remote-controlled chip that lasts for 16 years. The wireless chip would automatically release…

Claire Hannum | July 8, 2014 - 11:30 am

This Time Lapse Video Of Melting Ice Cream Is Strangely Mesmerizing

I never thought I’d use the word “pretty” to describe the disappointing pile of mush you end up with when an ice cream cone melts, but this video makes dessert…

Claire Hannum | July 8, 2014 - 9:30 am

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