A Lazy Girl’s Guide To Housework

By: Natalie Shure / July 6, 2011

Monkey’s New Profile Pic

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 6, 2011
This is what happened when a photographer left his camera unattended at a national park in Indonesia. A female black macaque monkey, clearly eager for a new Facebook profile pic, turned the lens on herself and started snapping away. She's a natural. See how important opposable thumbs are. [Daily Mail UK]… More »


NYPD “Rape Cops” Had Prior Abusive Incident Towards A Woman

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 6, 2011
Two months ago, a New York City jury acquitted two NYPD officers who were accused (in a 2008 incident) of allegedly entering the apartment of a drunk woman -- who they'd been called to help -- several times over the course of one night and raping her. Kenneth Moreno was accused of raping the woman,… More »


Girl Talk: Why Do Girls Slut-Shame Each Other?

By: Rachel White / July 6, 2011
There’s that scene in "Mean Girls" where Tina Fey, exasperated by the high school antics, shouts, “You’ve got to stop calling each other sluts and whores. It just makes it okay for guys to call you sluts and whores.” I had just graduated from high school when the movie came out and sitting in the… More »


Get “Inside Scientology” With This Page-Turning Book

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 6, 2011
Full disclosure: before I was hired to conceptualize and edit The Frisky, I spent 10 months working on a book about Scientology, written by journalist Janet Reitman. (I transcribed the vast majority of the interviews Reitman conducted with current and former Scientologists and organized the exhaustive collection of research she did.) As a result, I… More »


Newsflash: Reese Witherspoon Apparently Has A Large Stomach Tattoo

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 6, 2011
It's kind of hard to shock me. I mean, the video of the woman bathing on the subway got barely an eyebrow raise. But finding out that Reese Witherspoon has a tattoo -- on her stomach! -- made me gasp. Photographers captured a few different glimpses of the ink over the holiday weekend, as Reese… More »