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We love the way this Prada cable knit sweater looks paired with a skinny patent leather belt from the fall/winter 2010 collection. The chunky, textured quality of the sweater is balanced beautifully with the slender and shiny waist accentuation. It’s a super feminine look that’s perfect for the office. We’ve found a great sweater and belt that will get you this runway look at a fraction of the price!
- The child abuse rate in lesbian households is zero percent. Yup, zero percent for both physical and sexual abuse. That’s according to the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study from the UCLA School of Law. [Huffington Post]
- Meet King Peggy — also known as Nana Amuah-Afenyi VI — an American woman who reigns as king in a Ghanian village. King Peggy was living in Maryland two years ago when she got a call she had been chosen to lead a community of 7,000. This story is completely awesome and I wholeheartedly suggest you read it. [NPR]
- Oof. Susana Martinez, New Mexico’s governor-elect, had to be reminded by a reporter from Latina magazine about what the DREAM Act is. (For the record, it would allow children of illegal immigrants to stay in the U.S. if they go to college or serve in the military.) [Latina]
Another year, another totally embarrassing United Bamboo Cat Calendar. We didn’t think they could top themselves, and yet, here we are, staring down Professor J. Catsworthy in his special United Bamboo tailored jacket. You can order the 2011 version of the calendar via their site — and we highly recommend you do. After all, what’s better than 12 full months of totally mortified cats in clothing? [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »
If you could make a radical career change, would you? If you’re like Chad Hurley, the guy who founded YouTube, you absolutely would. Hurley founded YouTube in 2005 and sold it to Google for an astronomical $1.76 billion in 2006, so he could choose to sit around and burn money all day if he wanted to. Instead, he founded Hlaska clothing company, a menswear clothing company, because he saw a hole in the market. “It really just comes down to trusting your instincts and creating things that you’d use yourself,” he said. Keep reading »
Real rock stars are so over! Check this totally rad Japanese hologram/singing superstar Hatsune Miku. Developed in 2007, using Yamaha’s vocalizing synth, Crypton Future Media (the company with the creepiest name evah) managed to cobble together the most incredible singing sensation of the new century! Check this sweet performance. I’m totes addicted to her track “Nebula.” But clearly I’m not the only music/tech nerd, she’s mega popular, and even sponsors her own race car. Swanky! And lucky for her, she’ll be sweet 16 for life. Bitch. Keep reading »