What We Hate In Common

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 7, 2011

A new study found that mutual dislikes — rather than likes — help humans bond initially. “There’s something really powerful about the discovery of shared negative attitudes,” said Jennifer Bosson, the lead researcher on this study. She found that we tend to connect when we have a third entity to demean because it makes u… More »


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Quickies: Tina Fey’s Memoir “Bossypants” Is Out & Will Kim Kardashian Become A Jersey Girl?

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 6, 2011

Tina Fey’s memoir Bossypants is out today! I love this explanation for how she chose the title: “Why is this book called Bossypants? One, because the name ‘Two and a Half Men’ was already taken. And two, because ever since I became an executive producer of ’30 Rock,’ people have asked me, ‘Is it hard… More »


Today’s Lady News: Iowa’s House Passes Ban On Abortions After 20 Weeks

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 6, 2011

Iowa’s House of Representatives advanced a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, based on the claim touted by anti-abortion activists that after 20 weeks a fetus can feel pain. The bill only offers an exception to save the life of the mother. It now heads to Iowa’s Democrat-controlled Senate, where it i… More »


Vivienne Westwood Trashes NYC, Loves LA

By: Annika Harris / April 6, 2011

“I don’t actually like New York … New York people are a bit stuck up and self important, and think that just the fact that they live in New York makes them better than anybody else. Sometimes there, you feel trapped by the concrete, and for me that means being trapped by the myth of… More »


Amy Poehler And 14 Other Commencement Speakers We Wish We’d Had

Graduation speeches are tough. You have to avoid the usual cliches about how students are floating on the sea of life or opening the doors to their future, and that isn’t easy. My college graduation speaker—some bigwig woman at the World Bank—hit both of those. Not that you could hear over the protesting of my… More »