Home Style Stealer: An Eclectic And Slightly Boho Living Room!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 22, 2011
So far during 7 Days To A Prettier Place week, we've already show you how to copycat a girly and modern home office and a serene and tranquil bedroom. Moving on to the living room -- arguably the center of any home, regardless of size -- I wanted to steal the style of something a… More »


New Anti-Abortion Ad Calls Abortion The New Slavery

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 22, 2011
Tactics used by anti-abortion groups just keep getting uglier. The latest "ugh!" is courtesy of the Radiance Foundation, whose new billboards target black women and read "The 13th Amendment freed us. Abortion enslaved us" and "Abortion makes three-fifths human seem overly generous." The billboards purposefully appeared on June 19, or Juneteenth, which is the anniversary… More »


5 Reasons We Love Cat Deeley

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 22, 2011
The hosts of reality competition shows are kind of like commercial breaks—necessary evils that you must endure in order to get your tele-fix. I tend to tune them out, their voices becoming like the "wah-wahs" of Charlie Brown's teacher in "Peanuts." Reality TV hosts are usually like an extension of the set—only there for decoratio… More »


A Scientology Sing-A-Long

I would like to declare a new genre of music: Scientology soul. Hey, it could be the new Christian rock. Apparently, the Church of Scientology made this music video for the song "We Stand Tall" in 1990 and it features many a Scientologist of note, from John Travolta to David Miscavige. Heck, it even show… More »


When Times Get Tough, Women Want Girly Men

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 22, 2011
A new study found that when the going gets tough financially, we want to curl up next to the most feminine wimps we can find, whereas if we are worried about ailing health, we'll run straight into the arms of a burly man. Why? Because we want the wimps for their nurturing qualities and the… More »


11 Reasons I’ll Never Get Botox Again

By: Kamilah Black / June 22, 2011
I thought Botox would change my life. I admired the shiny, perfect foreheads of my elders on "The Real Housewives of Orange County" (or New York, New Jersey, D.C. and Miami, for that matter) and wished that I too could include myself in the natural-but-not club. I'm 28 and definitely the only one in my… More »