Make It Work: If You Are Sick, Please Stay Home

By: Megan Reynolds / March 2, 2015
Offices are nothing more than tiny incubators for illness. They are warm, windowless, unventilated breeding grounds for that gross-ass cold you've been dragging around all weekend, like a giant bag of dirty laundry, ready to explode into something much worse and spread everywhere it can. More »

Bill Clinton’s National Portrait Includes A Spiteful Lewinsky Reference

By: Beejoli Shah / March 2, 2015
You know what they say: hell hath no fury like a presidential national portrait painter who strongly condemns your extramarital affair. Good ol' boy William Jefferson Clinton learned this the hard way however, after Philadelphia painter Nelson Shanks revealed this week that his 2006 portrait of Clinton includes a multi-layered reference to the… More »

Wanderlust: I May Be Smitten, But I Will Not Be Your Educator

By: Tiffanie Drayton / March 2, 2015
I've written before about "distancing myself From white people" to avoid being constantly subjected to racial and cultural insensitivity. After years of dealing with well-meaning, but often ill-informed or inexperienced Whites, the emotional turmoil had taken its toll and I simply wanted to avoid feelings of discomfort, disappointment and even anger. I concluded… More »

Carly Rae Jepsen’s New Single Is Decidedly Uncomplicated

By: Claire Hannum / March 2, 2015
Carly Rae Jepsen's new song, "I Really Like You," has a chorus that proclaims -- in case the title hadn't made it clear enough -- "I really really really really really really like you." Profound. Nothing wrong with getting straight to the point! The only problem is that it is painfully reminiscent of the "Song That Get… More »

Child Molesting Minnesota Cult Leader Arrested In Brazil

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 2, 2015
Over the weekend, Brazillian authorities arrested Victor Arden Barnard, a former "minister" who thought he was Jesus, and has been wanted in the United States on 59 charges of sexual misconduct, after having molested at least two girls from the ages of 12 and 13 onwards. He is currently being held and awaiting extradition. Via… More »

The Only Interesting Thing About DressGate Is That Humans Can’t Necessarily See Blue

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 2, 2015
No matter how many scientific explanations I read about THE DRESS last Friday, nothing made it feel any less inexplicable or mystifying -  until I read about how human beings may not necessarily be able to see blue on our own. Blue might be a sort of psychological phenomenon. That has put that ugly-a… More »

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