Whether you were born in ’85, graduated in ’85, or just have a penchant for the numbers 8 and 5, this cheery vintage mug is an excellent choice for coffee sippin’ and reminiscin’. [$3, Etsy] Keep reading »
I have basically been the same size since high school, so, I gotta say, I actually look forward to dressing a different body shape when I’m pregnant. Retailers like A Pea in the Pod have made maternity clothes more fashionable, but I wondered whether it was possible to dress a pregnant belly in non-maternity clothes. Obviously, most stretchy fabrics would work, but there are also more structured shapes that would be fashionable and comfortable for a pregnant belly. Check out the looks I found, and those of you who have been pregnant before, please tell us how you tackled keeping your baby bump on trend.
Lea T. isn’t beachwear shy. The transsexual model rocked it on the runway in a teeny tiny bikini for Rio designer Blue Man. Work it, girl! [Huffington Post] Keep reading »
In the past, I’ve spent weeks obsessing over pica, rickets, and scurvy. What can I say? Unusual afflictions fascinate my inner science geek. Today, I am busy learning all there is to know about Involuntary Emotional Expression Disorder, sometimes known as pseudobulbar affect. This is when you have an extremely inappropriate and uncontrollable emotional reaction — like hysterical laughter at a funeral or sobbing after a joke. This is not like chuckling when someone trips and falls; I think that’s just standard human inappropriateness to laugh when someone bites it. This is much worse. Sufferers describe these emotional outbursts as sudden and unpredictable, almost seizure-like. This must be such a difficult disorder disorder to have all the time, but especially if you are on a first date. Yikes. [Cracked] Keep reading »