A Swimsuit A Nerd Could Definitely Love

Always running out of power on your smart phone or iPod? Sick of lugging around a veritable suitcase full of chargers when you head to the beach or pool? Then why not try a swimsuit that doubles as a mega large solar charger? Great idea, right? Created by Brooklyn designer Andrew Schneider, his solar suit uses the sun to charge any gadget with a USB connector. “You just need to be dry before hooking up [your gadgets],” warns Schneider. Let’s hope so. [Huffington Post] Keep reading »

Quiz: Are You “Mob Wives” Or “Basketball Wives” Material?

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Your answers were …

Mostly A’s: Start working on your Staten Island accent and put your man’s lawyer on speed-dial because you’re totally a “Mob Wife.”

Mostly B’s: Start working on your Miami tan and get that bottom in shape because you’re totally a “Basketball Wife.”

Quickies: Eva Longoria’s Ex-Mother-In-Law Crashed Her Book Signing While Sobbing

  • Tony Parker’s mom — Eva Longoria’s ex-mother-in-law — divebombed Eva’s book signing at a Williams-Sonoma in San Antonio, Texas, earlier today. Pamela Firestone reportedly walked up to where Longoria was seated, while sobbing, and wrote out a hand-written letter to the star and “abruptly left.” Longoria remained cool, calm and collected during the whole incident. AWKWARD. [Rumor Fix]
  • The ex-girlfriend of Kim Kardashian’s fiancé, Kris Humphries, named Lisa Monks, is publishing a book about banging sports stars. Or, as she puts it, “how not to marry a baller.” Either way, Monks promises “lots of juicy details,” exclamation point, exclamation point. [Deadspin]
  • And, by the way, of course these two crazy kids have a pre-nup. [Us Weekly]
  • How to deal with a roommate who has loud sex all the time. [Crushable]

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Today’s Lady News: Psychology Today Fires “Black Women Are Ugly” Author

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Katie Couric In “Kate Plus 80″

On Tuesday night, Katie Couric sat down with Jimmy Kimmel to talk about where she’s going from here. She discussed her new talk show but also said that she has a new reality series in the works. “I’m particularly excited about that. That’s what clinched the deal for me,” she said. “Because, you know, I thought people really deserved an inside look at my life because it’s so fascinating,” Cut to a promo of “Kate Plus 80.” “Okay you little monsters, dinner time,” Katie yells into a bullhorn, before slingshotting pasta and spaghetti sauce all over a big group of kids. “You get what you get and you don’t get upset.” Who knew she had good comedic timing?
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Shopping Guide: 10 Beautiful Batik Pieces

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Traditional batik fabric patterns originated out of southeast Asia, and were typically done with a painstaking wax-resistant technique. Nowadays, designers merely replicate the look of batik, without all the messy wax, to create looks that are exotic and easygoing. We’ve selected several batik-inspired looks that give you that batik-ular flavor. Keep clicking to check ‘em out !
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