Today’s Lady News: Women Gain Weight After Marriage, Men Gain Weight After Divorce

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 22, 2011

Women gain weight after marriage and men gain weight after divorce, according to a new study out of Ohio State University. The data was collected by 10,000 subjects in the two years following a marriage or a divorce. One co-author of the study suggested women may gain weight after marriage because they traditionally have a… More »

Say Something Nice, You Jerks!

By: Julie Gerstein / August 22, 2011

New Yorkers aren’t exactly known for being the nicest, most positive bunch. Which might have been why the folks at Improv Everywhere set out to get Manhattan residents to say something nice, for once. The prank collective set up bullhorns around the city with the express aim of encouraging people to spread the positivity,… More »

August 22: What Are We Wearing Today?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 22, 2011

Amputee Receives A Special Mermaid Tail

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 22, 2011

For those of you who are tired of hearing about the Kardashian wedding (me!), check out this video of a double amputee whose life has been changed thanks to a special prosthetic tail. Nadia lost both of her legs due to a medical condition at the age of four. Since sports were out… More »

Culturista: Your Guide To The Week From “Our Idiot Brother” To The MTV VMAs

Let’s face it: keeping up with pop culture is difficult. With more than 1000 channels worth of TV shows, not to mention a new flood of movies and music every week, it’s practically a full-time job to keep up with everything. Luckily, it is my full-time job. So after the jump, your cheat sheet to… More »

Shopping Guide: 11 Powerful Crystal & Stone Necklaces (Plus, What They Mean!)

By: Julie Gerstein / August 22, 2011

You might not know this about me, but I’m a little bit into crystals. At the beginning of the year, I bought a green aventurine stone, and I never take it off. I suppose these things are only as meaningful as you allow them to be, but in my case, my aventurine crystal—which is meant toMore »