October 31 is just around the corner, so I’ve begun looking for the perfect Halloween costume to trump last year’s “Sexy French Fries.” While browsing Yandy.com— which basically has every scandalous costume known to man— I found a ton of totally non-sexy characters and things that have been sexed up and, for some reason, turned into Halloween costumes. I’m all for slutty animals and sexy storybook characters, but the line needs to be drawn somewhere. Probably here.
Photographs of these adorable sloth-kitten hybrids, called “slittens,” began surfacing on web designer Rachael Aslett’s Tumblr blog in early July. Although they’re definitely the product of photo editing, a Sept. 26 post on the blog claims otherwise.
If slittens really were test-tube babies and not the fuzzy progeny of Photoshop, we’re sure the animal kingdom would welcome them with open arms. Because … well, just look at them. Read more on Huffington Post Weird News…
An Indiegogo campaign has launched to finance SmartMat, a yoga mat that talks to you and corrects your posture. It looks like your average yoga mat, but it’s equipped with seven pounds’ worth of sensors and technology that connect with a SmartMat phone app via Bluetooth. The app adjusts its measurements based on things like your gender, height and weight. Then — and this is the cool part — the mat instructs you through a private yoga practice in your own home.
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Emma Roberts is a badass bitch. I fell in love with her style, attitude and sass once I saw her absolutely slay on “American Horror Story,” and now I have another reason to want to be her. Emma has teamed up with Baublebar to create a collection of jewelry that’s equal parts punk, feminine, earthy, bold and overall, fierce. Check out 10 pieces I absolutely adore from Emma’s collection, inspired by everything from childhood nostalgia to modern muses.
Generally, when I have a complaint about a product or service — even ComCast! — I tend to approach my complaint by prefacing it with an acknowledgement that there are real human beings on the other end, and while I may be angry or frustrated, I’m not meaning to take it out on them and sorry if it comes off that way, etc. etc. I do that because I worked in customer service of one kind or another for a long, long time and had to smile while people told me offensive shit about me, my coworkers, and the products we made.
Tell that to Cindy Phillips, who saw a pair of socks she thinks are sexist and decided to write to the company, BlueQ, thusly: “I hate everything you stand for and your stupid, ugly, antifeminist socks.” Keep reading »
The Scough, a scarf embedded with the same high-grade germ filters that the military uses to protect against chemical warfare, is the fashionable answer to flu season. Instead of boarding the subway or walking near car exhaust with your face covered by a surgical mask, you can ward off illness in an infinitely more stylish way by sliding the front of the scarf over your mouth and ears to let its special activated-carbon filter work its magic. Scough’s Brooklyn-based founders came up the idea when they began covering their faces with scarves each winter in a doomed attempt to fight off germs and avoid the bizarre look of wearing surgical masks in public. When that didn’t work, they knew it was up to them to design a germophobe-friendly accessory that worked.
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