Winona Dimeo-Ediger

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These Kids Have An Important Message About Drinking And Falling In Love

In light of songs like "Donkey" (shudder) taking over the mainstream country airwaves, I feel the need to even things out a bit by presenting some evidence that good country music is still being made, even if radio stations insist on plugging their ears and yelling "LALALALA" when confronted with any artist that's not Florida…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 14, 2014

Dolly Parton Admits She’s Secretly Tatted Up: “They’re For My Husband”

"People said the other day that the reason [I] wear sleeves is that [I] have snake tattoos all over you, and I said, 'No, I don't.' I do have a few little tattoos, but they were mostly done to cover scars because I'm so fair. So it started with that, and I'm not really one…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 14, 2014

6 Annoying Couple Habits (And How To Break Them)

Nick and I were at a dinner party recently, and one of the couples there had the most annoying habit: whenever one of them was telling a story, the other would correct them constantly. And these weren't major, necessary corrections like "no, silly, his death sentence was exonerated!", they were trivial corrections about tiny, insignificant…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 14, 2014

Watch This “Louie” Character Serve Up Some Heavy Truth About Dating As A Fat Girl

"Louie, you know what the meanest thing is you can say to a fat girl? 'You're not fat.' I mean, come on, buddy. It just sucks. It really really sucks. You have no idea. And the worst part is, I'm not even supposed to do this. Tell anyone how bad it sucks, because it's too…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 13, 2014

The 5 Best Things About Traveling (Besides The Actual Traveling Part)

A few years ago a study came out that said the anticipation of a vacation actually makes people much happier than the vacation itself, and as much as I enjoy traveling, I must admit I find this to be true. I just booked a trip to France, Switzerland, and Iceland for later this year, and I'm…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 13, 2014

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Doormats That Make A Statement

I was so taken with this brilliant curling iron reminder doormat (which is unfortunately sold out currently) that I decided to track down some other Etsy offerings for clever doormats. Because after all, your doormat can do much more than just keep mud out of your house. It can greet your guests! Scare off unwanted visitors!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 13, 2014

Dream Job Alert: Swiss Town Seeks Village Hermit

The small community of Solothurn, Switzerland, is having a crisis, and maybe you can help. You see, there's a cave just outside of town, the Verena Gorge Hermitage, which for the past 600 years has been inhabited by a hermit (not a single immortal hermit, obviously, but a succession of hermits). The current hermit recently had…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 12, 2014

When First Class Isn’t Classy Enough: Airline Debuts Private Apartments

Ugh, isn't flying first class the worst? Those luxurious, spacious, reclining seats. The hot towels and free champagne. The flight attendants not treating you like one of the ragged, poverty-stricken suckers in coach. It's just awful. Luckily for anyone who's experienced the plebeian horrors of first class, Etihad Airlines is rolling out a new, higher-end…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 12, 2014

Compassionate Fashion: Hands-Free Bags From Hipsters For Sisters

Hipsters for Sisters is an accessories company founded by designer Debra Denniston and her two daughters. Their mission is to "liberate women from their baggage," and they mean it, both literally -- they specialize in hands-free belt bags -- and figuratively -- 10% of their profits are donated to organizations that aim to empower and…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 11, 2014

You Will Never Guess The Craziest Place Zoe Saldana Has Had Sex

A radio show host asked Zoe Saldana to confess the nastiest place she's ever had sex. Her response? "There is a train from Coney Island [New York] all the way back into the city, and it was between two train cars. It was super ghetto. But I’m a lady now." So there you go. [Dlisted] Pope…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 9, 2014

Life Dream Status: Eataly Is Opening A Nutella Bar

What's the best thing in the world? Wine. And what's the next best thing to wine? Nutella, obviously. So when Mario Batali's massive NYC-based Italian marketplace, Eataly, was forced to close its wine shop due to a technicality in New York State Liquor Authority laws, he decided to dedicate the space to the next best…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 9, 2014

Oh, But The Sweet, Perfect, Simple Wisdom Of A Dog!

Nat Johnson's new song, "Dog," is a sweet ode to how lovely it is to have a dog, inspired by all the happy dogwalkers she saw in the park near her home. The just-released music video is a beautiful animation that perfectly illustrates the song's central theme: dogs can teach us so much. My favorite…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 9, 2014

Build Your Bunkers Now: This Is Going To Be The Biggest Country Hit Of The Summer

There's a disturbing buzz building in Nashville right now. It's reminiscent of the sound of the T-Rex approaching in "Jurassic Park." At first, it's just a faint vibration, then a loud, sickening THUMP, then a deafening roar, and suddenly you're stuck between its jaws, being eaten alive, and there's nothing you can do about it.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 9, 2014

Shiloh Jolie-Pitt Laughed In Angelina’s Face About Playing Aurora

When Angelina Jolie asked 7-year-old daughter Shiloh if she wanted to play a young Aurora in the upcoming moving, "Maleficent," Shiloh's response was ... less than enthusiastic. "I asked Shiloh about being Aurora, and she laughed in my face ... she said she'd [rather] be a horned creature." Shiloh's little sis Vivienne gladly filled in.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 9, 2014

Bow Down, Bitches: Plus-Size Fashion Bloggers Create Their Own “***Flawless” Video

Fashion blogger GabiFresh deals with her fair share of haters. As a plus-size woman in the fashion world, getting passed over for opportunities, being judged for her size, and dealing with vicious comments about her body are par for the course. After hearing Beyonce's song, "***Flawless," and seeing the video, Gabi was inspired to use Bey'…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 8, 2014

That Perfect Moment When Mindy Kaling Asked Billy Crystal If Harry & Sally Would Still Be Together

Mindy Kaling: Billy, this is truly the last question I have. … Do you think that Harry and Sally would still be together now? Billy Crystal: Yes, well this is funny. This is what Meg and I talked about on stage, I said, “Well, where are they now? What do you think?” And Meg said,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 8, 2014

How To Watch The Sunrise On Twitter

Twitter data analyst Simon Rogers used the geotags on all Tweets that mentioned the word "sunrise" to create this animated map of the sun's first light -- and people talking about it -- moving across the world. Sure, it's not quite as breathtaking as watching an actual sunrise (OK, not even close), but it's still…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 8, 2014

OMG: 8-Legged Octo-Goat Born On Croatian Farm

"I counted his legs and I thought I was seeing things. Then I called my neighbour to make sure that I am not crazy." Croatian farmer Zoran Paparic, describing his reaction to this 8-legged goat that was born on his farm recently. My response would have been more along the lines of, "WHAT THE FUUUUUUUCCCKKKKK?!??!!"…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 8, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 DIY Tie Dye Projects

Growing up with hippie parents in Oregon, I thought I'd had more than my fair share of tie dye, but alas, this season's tie dye trend has thoroughly renewed my fondness for the look. I love some of the more subtle tie dye styles that are cropping up in stores right now (it's less "my…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 8, 2014

Want: “Flight Libs” Passport Covers & Luggage Tags For Clever Travelers

My current strategy for identifying my unremarkable black suitcase at baggage claim consists of picking up other people's unremarkable black suitcases, realizing it's not mine when someone yells, "Hey, that's my suitcase!" and then repeating the process until, by process of elimination, I've alienated everyone at the conveyor belt and am triumphantly holding my ow…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 7, 2014

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