Disorder Of The Day: Involuntary Emotional Expression Disorder

Ami Angelowicz / June 3, 2011

In the past, I’ve spent weeks obsessing over pica, rickets, and scurvy. What can I say? Unusual afflictions fascinate my inner science geek. Today, I am busy learning all there is to know about Involuntary Emotional Expression Disorder, sometimes known as pseudobulbar affect. This is when you have an extremely inappropriate and uncontrollable emotional reactio… More »


Frisky Books: What Are We Reading This Week?

Jessica Wakeman / June 3, 2011

“Rape Cop” Street Posters Reveal Where Accused Officer Kenneth Moreno Lives

Jessica Wakeman / June 3, 2011

Things are getting ugly: after NYPD officer Kenneth Moreno was acquitted of rape last week, posters went up in his Brooklyn neighborhood allegedly listing the street on which his family resides. “Police rapist Kenneth Moreno lives on [blank] street in Park Slope,” the signs read (above), which have been posted on New York City-based blog… More »


“I Don’t Want To Be A Crappy Housewife”: Meet Tonje Langeteig, Norweigan Pop Star

Jessica Wakeman / June 3, 2011

Tell me this is a joke? Please? Tonje Langeteig is reportedly a Norweigian pop star, manufactured in the same vein as Rebecca Black and “Friday.” Her song, “I Don’t Want To Be A Crappy Housewife” is … well … listen to it. And then, off to the disco you go! [World Of Wonder]… More »


Awesomely Affordable: 20 Rompers Under $100

Julie Gerstein / June 3, 2011

Thank The Denim Gods: Someone Invented Reversible Jeans!

Julie Gerstein / June 3, 2011

This idea has been a long time coming. Designers over at LA denim studio Bleulab created totally reversible jeans. Given how little we actually like washing our jeans in the first place, the idea that when your jeans get dirty you could simply TURN THEM INSIDE OUT is actually revolutionary. The best part? The jea… More »