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There Goes My Money: A Millennium Falcon Drone Exists

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 4, 2015

I have never, ever in the last several years thought to myself, “You know, I’d really like to own a drone.” I’m not sure what I could possibly use a drone for, after all. My profession requires that I sit at a desk for most of my day and write, and my hobbiesMore »


What Kind Of Asshole Gets This $4000 “Star Wars” Bed For Their Kid?

Robyn Pennacchia / September 4, 2015

Seriously–$4000 for a children’s bed? More »


7-Eleven Will Now Deliver Weird ‘Date Night Pack’

Newser / September 4, 2015

7-Eleven has announced it will begin delivery service in five US cities in an effort to “redefine convenience,” as one executive puts it in L.A. Biz. So what does redefined convenience look like? The Chicago Tribune reports that for $20, 7-Eleven and new partner DoorDash will bring you a “Date Night Pack,” which includes chocolate chi… More »


6 Sexy/Utterly Confusing Cell Phone Accessories

Robyn Pennacchia / September 4, 2015

Do you ever look at your smartphone and think “It’s great that I can call people on this, send text messages and access the internet — but it’s not doing a lot for me sexually, other than all the porn I could hypothetically access on it”? Well! We here at The Frisky have got some solutions for… More »


Men Can’t Endorse Maxi Pads In China Anymore

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 4, 2015

China has introduced new rules for advertisers to protect consumers, one of which is that celebrities have to use the products they endorse, and specifically, male celebrities cannot endorse feminine hygiene products. This comes after Taiwanese singer Jiro Wang slapped his mug on advertisements and packaging for Freemore maxi pads, as seen above.
But whoMore »


Hipster Barbie’s Instagram Life Is More #Blessed Than Yours

Megan Reynolds / September 3, 2015

#kinfolk #socality #inspo #jumpstagram #vscocam #instagood #pdx #pnw… More »


True Story: Plastic Surgery Couldn’t Fix Me

Sydney Leathers / September 3, 2015

And it can’t “fix” you either. More »


PornHub Is Offering A $25K College Scholarship

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 3, 2015

Aww, PornHub really does care! The gigantic pornography web site is offering a $25,000 college scholarship for applicants who are over 18, have at least a 3.2 GPA, are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate college with any major, and don’t have personal qualms about accepting money from a pornography web site.
ApplicantsMore »


Washington State Blocks Teachers From Banning Words Like “Man” And “Woman”

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 2, 2015

A new twist in the political-correctness-in-higher-education fracas! Washington State University announced on Monday that it wouldn’t allow professors to put blanket bans on particular words in their classes, on threat of lower grades or class failure.
Specifically, one women’s studies course syllabus said the following:
“Gross generalizations, stereotypes and derogatory/oppressive language are not acceptable. More »


Hey, Do You Want To Fake A Pregnancy, Because There’s A Website For That

Megan Reynolds / September 2, 2015

“Why make ‘em laugh when you can make ‘em cry?”… More »


Emily Postmodern: How To Behave When Meeting The Parents Of Someone You Maybe-Might Love

Julianna Rose Dow / September 2, 2015

Just be polite. You know how to do that, right? More »


Genius Invents Nutella Lock

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 2, 2015

A genius German man named Daniel Schobloch has created maybe the greatest invention of the 21st century: A lock for your Nutella jars.
The lock is made of acrylic and it surrounds the jar on three sides and the top. It slides over the top of the jar, using the jar’s ridges for leverage; then,More »


7 Expensive Anthropologie Items That Prove Money Can’t Fill The Void

Bronwyn Isaac / September 1, 2015

People primarily consider Anthropologie a high-end clothing store, a sister of the expensive hand-crafted boutiques we regularly walk past — but it also serves as a great reminder that no matter how much money you make, or how many reclaimed wooden broaches you can afford, none of it will ultimately fill the deep existential void inside… More »


ModCloth Will Have A Bridal Line, Because God Knows Weddings Need To Be More Twee

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 1, 2015

Online Manic Pixie Dream Girl clothing boutique turned actual, brick-and-mortar store ModCloth is making plans to expand to future brick-and-mortar locations, to get into athletic wear, and to design a bridal line, which, ugh.
I want to make fun of this, because I am 11 days from my wedding, and deciding what to wearMore »


9 Old People Things That I Love

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 1, 2015

I am not young at heart. I’m pretty sure I’m old at heart. I’m pretty sure that, deep within me, there’s a crotchety but lovable 84-year-old woman trying to nudge me with her walker toward the best possible life. I use words like “hullaballoo” in casual conversation. I think things are “newfangled.” I view televisionMore »


Welcome To Hell, Where These Rubber Ducks Scream Into An Eternal Abyss

Megan Reynolds / August 31, 2015

Nightmares, daydreams, it’s all the same shit after a while, isn’t it? More »


Sorry, Older Sisters: Science Says You Weigh More Than Your Siblings

Megan Reynolds / August 31, 2015

A small price to pay for being the favorite, right?? More »


#JunkOff Shows The Wide And Wonderful World Of Animal Genitalia In Its Full Glory

Megan Reynolds / August 28, 2015

The animal kingdom is a wild and crazy place. … More »


What If Your Mom’s Favorite Clothing Brands Could Talk? The New Yorker Imagines

Megan Reynolds / August 28, 2015

“You know it deep within yourself,” Ann Taylor says. “When it’s the right time for a bold print.”More »


A Very Brief Q&A With The Man Who’s Dressing As A Ninja Turtle For His Wedding

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 28, 2015

Nic Vargus, a writer for Apple, won the bet of a lifetime yesterday. His fiancée told him that if he could get 100,000 retweets, he’d get to dress up as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle for their wedding:

My girlfriend says if this tweet gets 100k RTs, she’ll let me dress up as a… More »


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