Women soldiers should be allowed to serve in combat alongside male soldiers, a military commission is set to recommend in March. Presently, women soldiers are not allowed to be assigned to combat roles out of concerns they have weaker physical abilities, yet women can be attached to units that do fight in combat. Therefore, military… READ MORE »
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Here’s a reason to heart your morning coffee even more (as if you needed one). A new study says that caffeine may be a lady’s little helper in times of stress. When adequately caffeinated with a cup o’ joe, researchers found that women had better memory, focus, and an increased ability to work in groups,… READ MORE »
The stress of being the most powerful leader in the Western world while attempting to rescue a fledgling economy, help millions of Americans who are out of work and end international conflict has to manifest somewhere.
For President Barack Obama — like so many of his White House predecessors — the job’s stresses have… READ MORE »
Washington Post op-ed writer Dana Milbank has pledged to make February a Sarah Palin-free month in his column. Perhaps we should follow in his footsteps … [Washington Post]
Why isn’t Condoleezza Rice married? That’s the pressing question TV host Piers Morgan asked the former Secretary of State when she visited his new talk show… READ MORE »
Call girls: they’re talented writers! First there was Dr. Brooke Magnanti, whose identity only became known after her blog, Diary of a London Call Girl, became wildly famous and spawned a book and TV series. Now there’s an anonymous East Coast-based woman going by the nom de plume “Charlotte Shane.”
“Charlotte Shane” pens… READ MORE »
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“Infographics” are the big buzzwords on blogs. They’re funny! They’re brightly colored! They go viral! Even when they go viral for the wrong reasons ’cause they’re sexist and offensive! Yesterday, an infographic called “Which Female Tech Influencer Are You?” from something called WPromote hit the web. Following the… READ MORE »
We all know hickies are embarrassing to receive if you’re over the age of 14, but turns out they can also be dangerous. A 44-year-old New Zealand woman was rushed to the emergency room for a hickey gone awry. The trouble all started when her lover sucked her neck one night while they were sitting… READ MORE »
Republicans’ plans for health care reform include doing whatever it takes to restrict abortion rights. Gird your loins, ladies! [The Hill]
Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman called pundit Arianna Huffington “sweetheart” on “Morning Joe,” as the two bickered about WMDs and Iraq. [Jezebel]
A national anti-abortion group, Americans United for Life, has announced that Oklahoma… READ MORE »
Hi, my name is Amy, and I’m a freezer hoarder. It all started about eight years ago, when we bought a house and a nice big fridge to go with it. At first it was innocent: Some extra bagels, homemade granola, some nuts I didn’t want to go bad.
Then I started saving little… READ MORE »
For the past two weeks, many of you, like myself, have probably clicked on numerous stories about Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona Congresswoman who was shot in the head, along with six others, in a supermarket parking lot earlier this month. Many of the headlines sound encouraging, though we all know that recovery will be a… READ MORE »
According to USA Today, the new “it” wedding venues are funeral homes. Why? Well, because as we all know, the economy sucks, and funeral homes can offer a more readily available, less expensive, yet equally beautiful setting for the budget wedding. According to a recent survey, about 10 percent of funeral homes currently offer wedding… READ MORE »
File this under really bad things that can happen when you drink too much. Picture this: You are fast asleep one night, minding your own business, catching up on your REM, when suddenly you are awoken by a strange woman who somehow managed to get into your apartment, take all of her clothes off, slip… READ MORE »