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How important is your cell phone in your life? I feel like a lost puppy when mine runs out of batteries or I leave it at my apartment, and I am not alone. A survey conducted by Best Buy indicated that most Americans would rather give up alcohol for a week than hand over their… READ MORE »


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As airlines across the globe are cutting back services in the economic slump, Air New Zealand gives their customers the “bare essentials.” In a new 45-second ad, the airline features Air New Zealand employees clad in nothing but body paint made to look like uniforms, giving literal meaning to their slogan “the airline… READ MORE »


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Last week, The New York Times uploaded a “Bloggingheads” discussion between Slate writer William Saletan and Beliefnet’s Steve Waldman, on the topic of reducing abortions. The ideas that arise from the discussion are slightly terrifying, and are therefore worthy of more discussion. … READ MORE »


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We have reached the halfway point of 2009. Can you believe it? Back in January, Amelia, Simcha, and I posted our New Year’s resolutions on The Frisky. How are we doing? Let’s check in. … READ MORE »


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Lately we’ve been talking a lot about height. Ali has written two pieces in the last few days, about how to amplify your height (if you’re on the shorter side) and the height issues that can come up in relationships. We also posted part of an essay from a woman about being tall and how… READ MORE »


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We never saw this on “Law & Order.” While a detective was interviewing this woman as a character witness for a murder suspect, he got a big surprise—she was carrying a living squirrel in her cleavage! Every time the little rodent popped out of her breasts, she shoved him back in… as if… READ MORE »


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When is this Mark Sanford guy gonna get a clue? First the governor of South Carolina gets caught having an affair and now he’s opening up about how he’s had questionable encounters with several women while married. “There were a handful of instances wherein I crossed the lines I shouldn’t have crossed as a married… READ MORE »


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What the hell was Microsoft thinking when they approved this commeecial for Internet Explorer 8? The premise is that men are looking at nasty porn on the internet and their product will make it so they can hide that fact from their extremely squeamish wives. We know sex sells, but does vomit? … READ MORE »


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A doctor in England is bursting the bubble for women who are thinking of freezing their eggs. Robert Winston calls egg freezing a “confidence trick” on women, since there is only a 6% chance of conceiving through a frozen egg. The process, originally developed for cancer patients wanting to conceive after chemotherapy treatments, has more… READ MORE »


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Pina Bausch, a modern dance choreographer credited with revolutionizing the stage, died yesterday, only five days within being diagnosed with cancer. Bausch was one of the leading women in the field of dance, who transformed German art (which then extended to the rest of the world). She was known for eliciting controversial and emotional reactions… READ MORE »


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Last night’s episode of “NYC Prep” aimed to bring the viewer “deeper” into the Upper East Side world, or at least that’s how some fancy schmancy producers would term it. What you really saw was how awkward high school really is, even when the people who go there claim to be “mini-adults” and how everyone… READ MORE »


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With the proliferation of MySpace and Facebook have come a slew of ridiculous pictures that chicks (usually obnoxious tweens) take so they can post them and show everyone that they are popular and hot. First, there was that one armed picture, usually taken while pouting or with mouth suggestively open. Then there was the peace… READ MORE »