We’re told repeatedly that our New Year’s resolutions are doomed to implode sooner rather than later, but naysayers always keep it vague. “Oh, you’ll quit the second life gets stressful again,” they’ll say, but what the hell does that mean? Sometimes it’s better to know exactly when to expect our own failure to steel ourselves for a grim… More »
Want to add a little romance to your drink this Valentine’s Day? Bring the sizzle with these 16 colorful cocktails… More »
Remember the “fat is not a feeling” hashtag? The phrase has been around for a long time, but it trended as a hashtag last October, when Facebook added “fat” to their “feeling” statuses, complete with a smiling face with implied double-chin and rosy, cherubic cheeks. I mean, it’s a cute little emoticon, but it made… More »
The only thing I didn’t consider when planning this solo traveling adventure is that I might end up in hospital. Sadly, I did.
I woke up in a pool of my own blood a few nights ago and was faced with a difficult choice: Do I go to the ER (which would be… More »
It came out today that ComCast has a really, really big problem with nickname leaks. As in, they nicknamed a customer “Super Bitch,” and then sent her a bill with “Super Bitch” printed as her first name.
So, first of all, who’s the ComCast fuck-up who went ahead and actually wrote “Super Bitch”… More »
It’s cold out. The rodent in Pennsylvania saw his shadow. We must dig in our heels and hunker down in preparation for spring’s eventual arrival. There are ways of coping with this. Pack a bag and panic-purchase a ticket to somewhere balmy, throwing all your floaty things into a bag and jetting off to a… More »
Making a salad at home is a pain in the ass and everyone knows it. Too much chopping! Too much washing! Too many partially-used ingredients sitting in your fridge afterward! BAH HUMBUG. NO SALAD.
Just kidding. I love salad. Greens are the most nutrient-dense food on the planet, and we as much as we… More »
A Dutch construction company has a plan in place for post-grads who are broke and less than thrilled at the prospect of moving in with their parents. The company, Heijmans, calls these 25- to 35-year-olds who are finished with college, unmarried, and getting started in their fields the “the Not-Quite Generation” and has a pla… More »
PUT DOWN THE SALTINES, FRIEND. We both know you’ve been snacking on crackers for the last few weeks for one of three reasons:
You’re sick and you can only eat crackers without wanting to vom.
You’re sick and you’re trying to make your soup more tolerable. More »
Are you done with that New Year’s resolution yet? Can we talk now? Ready?… It’s February. It’s freaking cold. The groundhog says there’s six more weeks of winter. You’ve also got to find exactly the right Valentine’s Day gift, totally last minute. Nothing good’s on the tube, except “The Walking Dead.” Screw this, you need… More »
You know what’s even better than a box of chocolates on Valentine’s Day? A box of homemade, custom-curated chocolates on Valentine’s Day!
One great thing about truffles is that they are almost painfully easy to make – by and large, you melt chocolate with cream, mix in flavors, roll it into balls, cool… More »
The latest in hairstyle sorcery, fresh off the runway, is actually not much of anything at all. In the tradition of the New York Times being ahead of the curve when it comes to all things trendy, the usually-intelligent T: New York Times Style Magazine takes on the latest in hairstyle sorcery: “meh head”, cleverly coined… More »
Science is now suggesting that you think twice before feeling smug about making it on to the treadmill this morning. A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that running too frequently may increase your mortality rate. Researchers studied 5,000 healthy adults, 1,098 of whom were runners and 3,950 of whom… More »
I am perpetually intrigued by the nude lip. There’s something about it that looks even more effortless than the standard swipe of bright red that’s been my go-to for so long. It’s becoming a thing, these days. Between the nineties resurgence in fashion and beauty and Kylie Jenner’s beautiful, pillowy, possibly-fake-but-definitely-a-LEWK lip steez, the nude… More »
I am a super-duper tattoo enthusiast and am planning, now that I have a career, to eventually have my limbs totally covered. What do my tattoos say about me? I really don’t know yet — although I’ve been told more than once that it’s either incredibly narcissistic or super bad ass that I got a… More »
Black and white classic houndstooth might seem tired and way too business casual for a college girl. This season, and seasons past, houndstooth has been sweeping the fashion world with statement pieces. If you have the winter blues and you’re ready to mix up your going out outfits, houndstooth is definitely for you. With our favorite TV starts rocking it, like… More »
I never read any of the Fifty Shades of Grey books, because 1) I was advised not to read it by my very good friend who was reading it voraciously when it came out, and 2) Luvvie Ajayi epically live-tweeted reading the first book and called it #50ShadesOfShade, and it was perfect, and I pretty… More »
Chalkboard paint solves a lot of different problems at once: It’s a cheap and easy way to decorate, it allows you to re-decorate with the swipe of a cloth, and it can any object or space more practical or more useful. Check out these chalkboard paint tutorials for inpiration and instructions on how to make… More »