Dutch Top Model Deemed “Too Fat” Wins Lawsuit

Rachel Krause / March 7, 2012

It goes without saying that occupations in the modeling industry these days come hand in hand with some unrealistically stringent standards, so much so that it’s hard to believe that the runways used to be the territory of fully-grown, reasonably-figured women. In this weird generation, it’s all about the youngest, the tallest, and most importantly,… More »

Must Watch: “Kony 2012″ And The Plight Of Uganda’s Child Soldiers

Julie Gerstein / March 7, 2012

Joseph Kony is the leader of the Ugandan guerilla group the Lord’s Resistance Army. Kony has been waging war in Uganda for nearly 30 years — fighting a violent and brutal campaign to establish a theocratic government in Uganda. The worst part? He regularly abducts and recruits children into his army, often forcing boys to… More »

5 Ways You Know It’s Time To Get Married

Cracked / March 7, 2012

I’ve talked about my often-disastrous relationships in a number of my columns, and every time I do, I get dozens of messages from people asking me to elaborate. Not that I’m an expert — it’s more like how you see a guy come screaming out of the woods covered in bees and you ask him where he found the… More »

16 Celebs Dish On When And How They Lost Their V-Card

The Frisky / March 7, 2012

It took Will Ferrell 21 years of making jokes as an excuse to talk to girls before one finally deflowered him. He told Rolling Stone in a recent interview that he lost his virginity his junior year of college. “In my mind’s eye, it seemed like the way it was supposed to happen,” he said. More »

Pantone Tarts?! Color Me Hungry!

How gorgeous and clever are these fresh tarts based on the Pantone color system? I love the intersection of baking and graphic design, even though it’s giving me a temporary case of synesthesia. My favorite flavor is blue, and my favorite color is banana! Wait, what? [Griottes]… More »

Hero Of The Week: City Councilwoman Loretta Walsh Proposes Bill Forbidding Men From Destroying Semen

Julie Gerstein / March 7, 2012

Wilmington City Councilwoman Loretta Walsh was fed up with the recent spate of fetal personhood bills, which aim to declare that a woman’s fertilized egg is somehow the same as a “person.” So she decided to challenge those bills by introducing one of her own — a resolution to recognize the sacred life present i… More »