#Problematic: Looking Back At The Oscars Edition

By: Chloe Stillwell / March 1, 2015
How are you, today? Did you know Lady Gaga could sing? Wherever you are I hope your shoes are secretly off under your desk and your water bottle is full of vodka, because it’s been a long ass week on the internet. With the Oscars preemptively hashtagged #OscarsSoWhite, even sorority girls were pressured to kee… More »

Japan Builds Robot Bears To Care For The Elderly

By: Katrin Higher / March 1, 2015
File this under "things the elderly get that I want now in my 30s." The "Robear" designed by Japanese robotics company RIKEN is primarily designed to lift elderly patients out of bed and into wheelchairs, taking off the strenuous burden that normally rests on human caregivers. Japan is expecting a large elderly population in the… More »

Badass Shark Scientist Eugenie Clark Dies At Age 92

By: Katrin Higher / March 1, 2015
At age 17, during her interview to apply to Columbia University, Dr. Eugenie Clark was told by the dean: "Well, we can admit you to Columbia ... but I can tell by looking at you that after we put in all our time and money to give you an education, you're going to get married… More »

Seattle Girl Receives Jeweled Gifts From Crow Friends

By: Katrin Higher / March 1, 2015
This is not a fairy tale or a "Portlandia" sketch. This is real life eight year old Seattle native Gabi Mann, who routinely receives trinkets from her garden's visiting crows as a thank you for feeding them regularly. Gabi has been feeding her crow friends since she was two years old and has collected hundred… More »

‘World’s First’ Gay Married ‘Throuple’ Are Everything

By: Katrin Higher / February 28, 2015
IF you couldn't really understand that sentence, basically the world's first male "threesome couple" or "throuple" got married on Valentine's Day in Thailand. Even better than the fact that this happened is that their names are Bell, Art, and Joke which makes me want to fly to Thailand immediately and hang out with them (if… More »

Must Haves: Polka Dots For Grown-Ups

By: Claire Hannum / February 28, 2015
I love wearing polka dots, and most of the time I could care less about how loud they look because I just want to look cheerful, dammit. Sometimes though, a gal wants to look like a functional adult despite her semi-whimsical choice of pattern. Click through for ten polka dot pieces that are fit for a grown-ass woman. More »

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