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News

Frogs get a bad rep for that whole stealing-kisses-from-princesses thing, but in a West Bengal village called Madhya Baragari, Indian farmers are depending on the little green guys to bring rain. It’s monsoon season, but the rain just isn’t coming and instead the town has a drought. Their solution? Marrying two frogs, named after Ram… READ MORE »


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Most people couldn’t be happier come summer, what with the beach weather and BBQs and all. But there are a few folks out there who get sad and anxious when the weather heats up. Peeps who feel this way may have Summer-Onset Depression, a form of Seasonal Affective Disorder. However, where we usually think of… READ MORE »


Style

Oh Alexander Wang. We had such faith in you. You seemed so down to earth with your Craigslist models and minimalist designs. And then you had to go and do…this. A jean jacket with leather sleeves straight out of Aeropostale’s 1992 catalogue. Shame. Shame! Guess everyone has a flop now and then. Thoughts? [Lagarconne.com] … READ MORE »


Celebs

So how do celebs pick up women? Well, Adam Sandler doesn’t do it very well. His “Funny People” costar Leslie Mann revealed that, back in the day, Sandler tried to hit her up at a night club by writing something really lame (she thinks it was “nice back”) on a cocktail napkin in ketchup. He… READ MORE »


Style

To call Philip Treacy just a milliner is a severe understatement. While he is best known for his award-winning hat designs and for his collaborations with Alexander McQueen and Chanel, did you know he’s also the design director for the g Hotel in Galway, Ireland? It’s no surprise that his whimsical hat designs have translated… READ MORE »


News

A study came out this week proving what anyone who’s ever lived in The Big Apple probably already guessed: Manhattan is the nation’s thinnest city. The study looked at body-mass indexes of folks all across the country, and determined that New Yorkers tended to be the slimmest. Still, 42 percent of Manhattanites are overweight or… READ MORE »



Celebs

“Nope, no lumps!” [NYC, 7/24/09] … READ MORE »


Style

How convenient for rich tweeners who need both a $300 pair of shoes and “Twilight” t-shirt: Nordstrom will be hawking “New Moon” clothes come October 15. R-Patz obsessives can snatch up both a $32 “Team Edward” tee and a $30 necklace that features the family crest of the fictional Edwards clan. (There are tank tops… READ MORE »


Style

Who says you can’t play with your food? While we never thought “adorable” was a word we’d use to describe our lunch, these Hello Kitty and cartoon-inspired bento boxes merit the term. Yum. [Irresistable.fr] … READ MORE »