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Nobel Peace Prize winner and pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi has been under house arrest in Myanmar for 14 years, and her sentence has been extended by a year and a half after a military court convicted her of violating the terms of her detention. The “violation” occurred when an uninvited American, John Yettaw,… READ MORE »


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For those of you who worry about wasting water while taking a shower, designer Jun Yasumoto has a solution for you. The Phyto-Purification bathroom is more like an ecosystem than a place to wash up. It’s super earth-friendly. The water from the shower and sink flows into a base, where it’s filtered, and then reused. READ MORE »


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If you read our Condom Commandments, you know why you should use condoms. But let’s not discount the miraculous reasons to use rubbers. You may receive a religious message! One unsuspecting dude pulled off his jimmy to discover the Virgin Mary’s likeness crafted from the fruit of his loins. Check it out here. I wonder… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Parting is such sweet sorrow. Or is it? Last night, we said goodbye to the Manhattan prepsters in the season finale of “NYC Prep.”

What have learned over the past few months from watching New York’s real “elite” private school kids? They dress really well, their lives aren’t as interesting as “Gossip Girl” (but… READ MORE »


Entertainment

A few weeks ago, “Mad Men” held an open casting call. Anyone could submit a photo of themselves dressed ’60s-style for a chance to appear on the show. Last week, New Yorkers were invited to try out for a role in “Sex and the City 2.” The roles that needed filling were for “fashion models,… READ MORE »


Entertainment

It doesn’t take much to get “Twilight” fans in a tizzy. This new 14-second teaser trailer for “New Moon” is certainly doing the trick. What does the trailer show us? To, uh, not have high expectations for the acting and dialogue in this flick. OK, fine. We won’t judge it on this tiny snippet. READ MORE »


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For as long as I can remember, drugs have mystified me. It started with the movie “Mask” starring Eric Stoltz as a 16-year old boy with a major facial deformity and Cher as his cokehead, biker chic mother. In my 7-year-old mind I attributed Eric Stoltz’s facial deformity to Cher’s use of cocaine during her… READ MORE »


Entertainment

It’s new release Tuesday, so it’s time to take the latest tunes for a spin. This week’s got glitz, global appeal, and rock ‘n’ roll. Retro Reigning Sound, rockabilly Imelda May, emo Cavo, neon-tastic Cobra Starship, Swedish singer/songwriter Anna Ternheim, and glam god Patrick Wolf are our all-stars. Get into their groove, after the jump. READ MORE »


Style

When Karen Ryan says she’s got a lot on her plate, she means it. The U.K.-based artist illustrates the phrase literally with charming second-hand plates emblazoned with “anger,” “fear,” “guilt,” and “hate.” Meant to expose the domestic conscience, the removal of whatever decorative pattern the dishes come with symbolically reveals harsher truths. Can you imagine… READ MORE »



Style

We came around on the harem pants trend. We even found five reasons to wear them. Then, we came across the ultimate harem pants. If the crotch on the regular kind isn’t low enough, these super Hammer Pants might do the trick. The inseam? Two inches. They’re Snuggies for your legs! [gsus via The FashionREAD MORE »


Guys

A reader wrote in asking me why most men are “fascinated” with redheads. In this instance, I think “fascinated” is a nice way of saying “obsessed.” She admitted to being a redhead, and, therefore, the object of such ardor. She’s asked these men why they are so drawn to the crimson-haired, and the best she… READ MORE »