Today’s Lady News: Afghan Women Protest Street Harassment In High Heels & Head Scarves

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 14, 2011

Afghan women held a protest in high heels and head scarves in Kabul today to protest street harassment. “The idea behind street harassment is that women should not be out of their houses,” organizer Noor Jahan Akbar, 19, told Reuters. [Reuters]
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7 Minutes In Harry Potter Heaven

Until about three weeks ago, I had no idea what a Muggle was. I had, for the large part, avoided the entire “Harry Potter” series. But with “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” coming out and everyone lamenting the end of an era, I started to feel kind of left out… More »


The Good, The Bad & The WTF At The ESPY Awards

By: Julie Gerstein / July 14, 2011

Joseph Gordon-Levitt And Channing Tatum Go Bald For Very Different Movies

This week, we caught a glimpse of both Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt rocking bald heads. Both hairdos are apparently for upcoming movies. Channing’s freshly shaved head was noticed by the papparazi as he walked around in LA, and many are assuming it’s for his role as Duke in “GI Joe 2: Cobra Strikes,” which… More »


Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Demanded He Be Allowed To Wear Spaghetti Strainer In His License Photo

By: Julie Gerstein / July 14, 2011

Hey there, Niko Alm. I really love that you were so adamant about wearing a spaghetti strainer in your driver’s license photo that you fought for three years to obtain the right. You even claimed to be a follower of “Pastafarianism,” and submitted to a mental health test to make sure that you were competent… More »


Awesomely Affordable: 10 Cool Cork Pieces Under $100

By: Julie Gerstein / July 14, 2011