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Old watches as brooches—kind of a cool, crafty idea, right? Well, it’s being done by a company called Novelax based out of Japan. They’ve turned a variety of watch faces into minimalist brooches. Check ‘em out, above. They’re the sort of thing that, well, I feel like we all can do at home, no? Get… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Emily Gould should know about women writers and criticism. In the spring of 2008, the former editor at Gawker published an article in the prestigious New York Times Magazine about nastiness in the blogosphere—to a certain extent, it was her own nastiness towards Gawker’s victims that she was referencing. Plenty of other writers responded in… READ MORE »


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You may know Aldo as a mall staple and slightly cheaper version of Nine West. While we knew the shoe store made accessories like belts and jewelry, we didn’t really consider that they could actually be cute. Turns out we’ve either been wrong all along or Aldo has hired a new accessories designer with a… READ MORE »


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ET Online has posted photos from tonight’s (?) episode of “America’s Next Top Model” in which Tyra has the models, uh, transform to look biracial, which means many of them pose with blackface. So hot right now! Of course, if Tyra were writing this post, she would be quick to remind us that she was… READ MORE »


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If you thought all Mormon women wore floor-length muslin gowns and did their hair in poofy buns, you would be wrong. If you thought Mormons ate normal, run-of-the-mill muffins, you would be wrong too. The “Hot Mormon Muffins: A Taste Of Motherhood” calendar blows those two stereotypes straight to hell. From the same folks who… READ MORE »


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Heineken ranks up there along Bud and Miller as a “guy beer.” Or at least, they really like to exploit female stereotypes in their commercials. Now the brand is showing a more female-oriented side with a new line of eco-friendly “green” totes. (Hey, we’re not stereotyping by placing “women” with “fashion”—this spread shows the bags… READ MORE »


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When Anna Sam, a literature student in France, graduated from college, she couldn’t for the life of her find a job in her field. So she kept the part-time job she had in school—as a supermarket cashier asking if patrons wanted paper or plastic. After years of observing the best and the worst of grocery… READ MORE »


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Calling all serious germaphobes! Forget all those hand sanitizing gels and wipes. And stop using wads and wads of tissue paper to open doors. Those who obsess about hygiene and germs can wave all their troubles away in 10 seconds with the Zadro Nano Wand. This scanner magically zaps E. coli, dust mites, lice, and… READ MORE »


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Because Barbie’s careers in medicine, dentistry, teaching, astronomy, and pop music were always total bulls**t, right Mattel? [Topless Robot] … READ MORE »


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Am I the only one who thinks there is something really wrong with a 5-year-old who has a six-pack? The kid you are looking at (to the left) is one Giuliano Stroe, the 5-year-old who is the toast of Romania after walking on his hands for 33 feet with a medicine ball between his legs… READ MORE »



Celebs

We’re loving the continuous line of Reese Witherspoon’s gray tights (click to find a pair of your own) and shoes. She bucked the black tights trend while promoting her new Avon fragrance, “In Bloom,” on “Good Morning America.” [NYC, 10/28/09] … READ MORE »