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I Want To Go To There: “Light Is Time” Art Installation Features 80,000 Shiny Watch Parts

By: Claire Hannum / December 11, 2014
"Light Is Time," an art installation that consists of 80,000 watch parts, made its debut at this year's Milan Design Week in April and was on display (in a slightly scaled down form) at Tokyo's SPIRAL Gallery last month. I'm crossing my fingers that it will be on view elsewhere soon (cough… More »

Gift Guide: Handmade Gifts From Artisans I Found Through Instagram

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 11, 2014
Instagram is of course awesome for documenting your daily life in photographs, and following the happenings of your friends and loved ones. But I actually follow a whole big list of total strangers on Instagram, many of whom are artsy craftsy types who make beautiful handmade home decor, accessories, jewelry, etc. There's a whole interconnected… More »

In Defense Of Zoe Sugg: Since When Is Knowing Your Limits And Asking For Help A Bad Thing?

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 10, 2014
British fashion and beauty vlogger Zoe Sugg, 24, had a ghostwriter help her on her debut novel, Girl Online, and it matters. Because. Because … because. That’s why. It just matters. My original intention was to say that it really and truly doesn’t matter, and it really and truly doesn’t. Most autobiographies are ghostwritten (which… More »

Meet The Woman Who’s Inventing The First-Ever Makeup Printer

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 10, 2014
Ever wish you could find the perfect shade of coral lipstick or plum eyeshadow, but after endless hours scouring Sephora's supply, you're convinced it doesn't exist? Soon this won't be a problem, thanks to a woman named Grace Choi. Grace is a Brooklyn-born, Harvard-educated entrepreneur who is about to change the cosmetics industry… More »

Compassionate Fashion: Use Threadflip For Ethical Gifting This Season

By: Claire Hannum / December 10, 2014
Am I the only person on the planet who wasn't yet addicted to Threadflip? If so, why was I not enlightened sooner? The site is kind of like a much cozier, style-focused and user-friendly version of eBay, and it's a perfect way to buy fashionable holiday gifts without contributing to a less-than-stellar, sweatshop-fueled clothing… More »

Sorry, But These Christmas Songs Are Actually Creepy

By: YourTango.com / December 9, 2014
Christmas music is a fun way to get into the spirit of the Christmas season as a whole (provided you don't work in retail, in which case you're probably sick of them by December 2). Christmas songs are fun to sing along with while you're wrapping gifts, decorating your tree, hanging your Christmas lights, or… More »

10 Ridiculous & Adorable Cat Clutches

By: Claire Hannum / December 9, 2014
Cat clutches! They're hip! They're everywhere! Some are perfect and warrant your immediate purchase, others are ludicrously expensive for reasons unexplained, but every single one is adorable. More »

Gift Guide: For The Person Who Can’t Leave The House Without Consulting Their Horoscope

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 9, 2014
We all have one -- someone in our lives who can't meet someone new without asking their sign (and their rising sign and their moon sign, too, would be helpful!) or whose most clever retort during an argument is to say, "Ugh, you're being such a stubborn Taurus right now." I am that person i… More »

Introducing Thirstie, The App That Delivers Booze To Your Doorstep Within The Hour

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 9, 2014
Having a group of friends over in 10 minutes and forgot to pick up the Bacardi? Enjoying your pity party at home, and it's way too freakin' cold to trek to the liquor store? Have no fear. I just discovered Thirstie, a wine and spirits delivery app that will bring… More »

NOPE To This Grilled Cheese Cronut

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 8, 2014
I like donuts, I like croissants, and I like yellow cheeses. I do not like them all in the same place. The cooking blog Oh, Bite It! took Dominique Ansel’s recipe for cronuts and decided that the right thing to do would be to put Kraft American cheese slices in the cronuts instead… More »

Most Americans Want To Vastly Either Over- Or Under-Pay Santa Claus

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 8, 2014
Insure.com figured out a salary for Santa Claus based on his tasks -- engineering (managing toy production), auditing (seeing who’s naughty or nice), and piloting chief (flying around his pack of reindeer) among them -- and it came out to around $140,000 a year. Excuse me, that’s not accounting for stealth operations. It cost… More »

Gift Guide: 10 Honest-To-Goodness Gifts For Minimalists

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 8, 2014
Minimalists try to live on as few items as possible, spend money only when necessary, and prioritize having good experiences over having things. It's an anti-consumerist lifestyle, so what do you do for them during the most consumeristic season of the year? Click through for ideas! Follow me on Twitter. More »

43 Things That Made Christmas in the ’90s All That

By: Tres Sugar / December 8, 2014
We aren't ashamed to admit that we're obsessed with the '90s. After all, we're talking about a decade that gave us Tamagotchi and Clueless! And as we listen to classic holiday albums by *NSYNC and Mariah Carey this month, we're reminded yet again of what made Christmas in the '90s so rad. There were cheesy… More »

Man Demonstrates The Most Imaginative Way To Use Gym Equipment Ever

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 8, 2014
Every time I go to the gym (which, I confess, has not been in quite some time), I eye this one machine that has a bunch of wires and weights and wonder how the heck it works. I've never seen anyone use it, and I refuse to try it because A) I will likely hurt… More »

This Pen Lets You Doodle On Your Food, So Now You Can Make Latte Art At Home

By: Huffington Post Weird News / December 8, 2014
Ever wish your food had a bit more flair? Man, me too. I find myself longing for a home-brewed cup of coffee that's artfully presented, say topped off with a doodle of a mouse or something. The CinniBird -- "the world's first and only spice pen" -- might be the answer. The pen lets you… More »

Salvador Perez, Costume Designer For “The Mindy Project” & “Pitch Perfect 2,” Dishes On Dressing The Stars

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 7, 2014
Today I had the absolute pleasure of meeting a man who is not only way more fashionable than me, but he also rubs elbows with some of Hollywood's leading ladies on the daily. Salvador Perez, the mastermind behind the fashion seen on FOX's hit show "… More »

Gift Guide: 10 Music Tech Gifts For The Audiophile

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 7, 2014
This year was a big year for The Frisky in terms of music. We fell in love with A-Audio headphones and have been blasting Taylor Swift's 1989 on Amelia's kickass wireless speaker, so it was only appropriate to highlight the music tech we love (and want) this year. Got a music lover on your gift… More »

Beauty Test Drive: Smith & Cult Nail Lacquer In Lovers Creep And Bridge & Tunnel

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 6, 2014
I've been biting the hell out of my nails lately (disgusting, I know), which means I need to keep them constantly painted to prevent me from chewing. Since it's the holiday season, I jumped on the chance to try Smith & Cult's gorgeous holiday colors, a dark red called Lovers Creep and a shimmery gold… More »

Gift Guide: For The Homesick Transplant

By: Claire Hannum / December 6, 2014
Moving away from home to a new city or country can be a great thing, but everyone misses their roots now and then, especially during the holidays. Here's what to gift your favorite homesick transplant to keep her old home in her heart while she makes a new home in her current digs. More »

Everyone You Know Is Picking Baby Names From “Frozen” & “The Hunger Games” For 2015

By: The Gloss / December 5, 2014
People have been naming their babies after popular film, television, and pop culture figures for years, but some of those baby name trends are better than others. For example, when everybody started naming their kids “Bella” and “Edward” and “Wolfman McAbs” after Twilight‘s leads, many of us rolled our eyes. But this year, things are awesome: people… More »

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