Julie Gerstein

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Teens learn about the birds and the bees in high school sex ed — but they’re not, apparently, learning about birth control. A report from the Centers for Disease Control found that 97 percent of teens received sex education by the time they turned 18, but an alarming 30 percent of teens said that contraception… READ MORE »


Celebs

Stars, they’re just like us: They meet some of their best friends over the shoe sale at Barneys. Meet Cassius Marcellus Cornelius Clay. He’s the blue-blooded, preppy-to-the-max new buddy of Kanye West. The two apparently met when Kanye fell head-over-heels for a fancy pair of Italian shoes Clay was wearing, while on a fashion spree… READ MORE »


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Being a teen is hard — but being a teen with really bad acne is positively suicidal, at least according to a new Norwegian study. Teens with bad skin are two times as likely to have suicidal thoughts, say researchers from the University of Oslo. The study examined the psychological habits of Norwegian teens. Fourteen… READ MORE »


Celebs

“Oh, for the love, I can’t even simulate sex without dying! I had a little asthma attack, without any prior knowledge that I had asthma, during the scene where we had to jump up and down for hours and hours screaming and yelling on the bed. [It] was humiliating, because it was the second day… READ MORE »



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Three women are suing mega-investment firm Goldman Sachs over what they call “unchecked gender bias that pervades Goldman Sachs’s corporate culture.” Former vice president Cristina Chen-Oster, former managing director Lisa Parisi, and an associate, Shanna Orlich, claim that the firm underpaid them, and failed to promote women. … READ MORE »


Style

At first glance, this ad for lingerie company Fayreform looks like standard model-in-a-sexy-outfit fare. But look again! Who’s that creeping underneath that chair? Could it be … the tiniest TYRANNOSAURUS REX in the world? [BuzzFeed] … READ MORE »


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Dear Leighton Meester, We love “Poison Ivy”-era Drew Barrymore as much as the next girl. But that doesn’t mean we feel the need to throw on a ’90s-ified crop top. Sure, you look cute (when do you not look cute?), but this is one midriff-baring trend we hoped would stay safely in the past. … READ MORE »


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Recession, smesshion. That seems to be what luxury goods makers and upscale restaurants seem to be saying, anyway. Earlier this week, the Frome Cheese Show unveiled its latest hyper-expensive creation: a $175 cheese sandwich. What makes a friggin’ cheese sandwich cost $175? Well, it features white cheddar infused with truffles and is sprinkled with gold… READ MORE »


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Celebs

The other day I was talking to a good girlfriend about her latest pop obsession. My friend Jessica, who is in her early 30s, mentioned that she was totally into Justin Bieber and acknowledged that her feelings about him were conflicted. “I mean, I don’t know whether I want to bend him over and spank… READ MORE »



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