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Earlier this summer, New York City opened the much-touted High Line, a former elevated railroad turned into a lovely urban park, for tourists and locals alike to enjoy. People flocked. It turns out it’s not only the trees and comfy lounge chairs that people eagerly line up for. Overlooking the park is The Standard Hotel,… READ MORE »


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Talk about a lip balm that promises to change your life. If you’re craving gooey, cheesy, and fried things, it’s time to reapply Burner Balm, a lip balm that promises to boost your energy and suppress your appetite. The $6.99 balm contains soy oils, caffeine, green tea extracts, and hoodia—which some think is a speedilicious… READ MORE »


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Remember the J.C. Penny scandal of the week before last? Recap: New York Times style writer Cintra Wilson managed to offend the masses by calling Middle Americans fat, J.C. Penney shoppers fat, and even managed to insult their mannequins with the barb, “[J. C. Penney] has the most obese mannequins I have ever seen. They… READ MORE »


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Ever since Michael Jackson died, there’s been a steady stream of folks who have said that he was murdered, most of them bearing the last name Jackson. LaToya was quick to tell News of the World newspaper, “Michael was murdered. It was a conspiracy to get his money. We don’t think just one person was… READ MORE »


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This is one of those stories that involves so many layers of nastiness that it sort of resembles a rotten onion. In 2006, a Nebraskan dude named Aurelio Vallerillo-Sanchez raped a 14-year-old girl. When he found out that the young girl was pregnant, he realized he was in deep trouble and was very likely going… READ MORE »


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If you’ve ever experienced anxiety or depression, you know the appeal of simply staying home and hiding in your bed forever. Sounds kind of dangerous right? Maybe not. Scientists in the UK were trying to come up with alternative ways—other than flippantly prescribing meds—to treat anxious and depressed patients, who often have to wait over… READ MORE »


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How convenient. According to Fox News, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is being encouraged by those closest to him that he needs to seek help for his “sex addiction.” The PM has been embroiled in molto controversy ever since he attended an 18-year-old’s birthday party, engaged in sexy phone calls with her, allegedly had sex… READ MORE »


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Wall Street is mostly a man’s world. Even as our economy has fallen apart, most of the people making headlines are male (and some go as far as to believe the collapse of the financial markets might not have happened if there had been more women involved). But Wall Street’s minority is being honored with… READ MORE »


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What do you do when you have visions of yourself as Queen Nefertiti in a former life? You spend a quarter of a million dollars on 51 plastic surgeries so that you can look like her, of course. That’s exactly what a 49-year-old mother of three, Nileen Namita, has done. She has spent more than… READ MORE »


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Everyone knows any self-respecting hipster (oxymoron?) loathes Starbucks and, like, working full-time, but until I started reading the blog, Stuff Hipsters Hate, I guess I didn’t quite realize there was so much else that drives them batty. Thankfully, hipsters hate so much stuff that the wickedly funny blog is not in danger of running out… READ MORE »


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Julia Allison, former dating columnist, occasional “It’s On With Alexa Chung” guest, and subject of snark from yours truly, is issuing herself a fitness challenge! The challenge: to lose 10 pounds in 30 days. She’ll be documenting the whole process on her “lifecast” so that the accountability she feels towards her readers will guilt-trip her… READ MORE »