Librarians Are Delivering Books By Bike To Low-Income Neighborhoods

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 26, 2015

Low-income neighborhoods aren’t just susceptible to be food deserts – they can also be book deserts. Underfunded and understaffed libraries as well as prohibitive distances to libraries mean that kids who live in poverty don’t always have the access to books that they should.
Librarians are a crafty and resourceful lot, though, andMore »

How To Comport Yourself When It’s Hot And Sticky And Horrible Outside

Megan Reynolds / August 26, 2015

If it’s 90 degrees and humid and you have to bother with clothing, this is your guide. … More »

Wondering If Your Date Is A Psychopath? Try Yawning At Them!

Robyn Pennacchia / August 25, 2015

Study shows that psychopaths are less likely to get a contagious yawn. … More »

Marc Jacobs Wants You To Come To His Party, But You Must Heed His Dress Code

Megan Reynolds / August 25, 2015


Here, Have Another Wedding Expense: Professional (Fake) Guests

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 24, 2015

I’m officially 19 days from my wedding, and I am desperately, desperately hoping that the worst anxiety of planning is over. From here on out, I can pretty much just delegate, right? … Right?
Anyway, here’s a thing I don’t have to worry about: Paying fake guests to pad out my wedding. Yes, More »

I Want To Go To There: Dismaland

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 21, 2015

Whoa, all of a sudden I’m not bored with Banksy anymore: The well-hyped street artist has created a huge public installation called Dismaland, a theme park occupying an abandoned seaside resort in Weston-Super-Mare in the UK.
It’s a riff on Disneyland, obviously, and is as sort of gruesome and gloomy as theMore »

Let Operation Harpoon Make You Feel Terrible About Your Body!

Megan Reynolds / August 20, 2015

It came from the bowels of Reddit. … More »

I Want To Go To There: The Rage Room Lets You Break Shit Without Consequence

Megan Reynolds / August 20, 2015

When counting to ten and taking deep breaths isn’t enough. … More »

Chill Pregnant Woman Tootsee Rolls Her Way Through Labor

Megan Reynolds / August 20, 2015

Labor seems okay, I guess. … More »

There’s A Social App For The Scatalogically Inclined

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 20, 2015

I’ve found my tribe: People who aren’t afraid to talk about their poo. More »

Emily Postmodern: You Only Get To Have One Registry, So Use It Wisely

Julianna Rose Dow / August 20, 2015

Certain household appliances signal one has arrived at adulthood. For me, it was a KitchenAid stand mixer. These large, highly-specialized items don’t lend themselves well to the vagabond ways of youth and are just a smidge too expensive to justify. But, when you eventually find yourself with more than one saucepan and a full setMore »

9 Breakfast Hacks That Will Totally Blow Your Mind And Change Your Very Life

Robyn Pennacchia / August 19, 2015

Breakfast hacks are a thing now. More »

Hey Kids, Pull Up A Chair And Let Us Tell You The Story Of Burning Man

Megan Reynolds / August 19, 2015

If you’ve got a kid or two, surely the thought of taking them to Burning Man has crossed your mind. It has, hasn’t it? What better place for children than a desert wonderland full of adults getting in touch with their inner children? Thank your lucky stars, there’s a book for that.
Peter Armenia married… More »

Show Just How Strong Your Best Friendship Is With Friends Forever Tampons

Megan Reynolds / August 18, 2015

Best friend necklaces are not enough. More »

Frisky Rant: Cosplaying David Bowie Isn’t Research, For Pete’s Sake

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 18, 2015

God help academics if it now requires weak attempts at method acting. More »

Melissa McCarthy Is Right– Plus-Size Labels Are Absolute Nonsense

Robyn Pennacchia / August 18, 2015

Melissa McCarthy is done with segregated plus-size sections. More »

Women Who Ride Are Taking Back Motorcycle Culture Through Instagram

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 17, 2015

Good news in the motorcycle world: Women bikers are taking the reins on their culture and creating clubs for themselves. This sounds like the coolest hobby ever, by the way. Check out their dope rides:

Had so much fun camping with everyone this weekend! 🌲❤️
A photo posted by The LITAS (@thelitas_)… More »

Check Your Vibes: 10 Reasons To Embrace Uncertainty

Claire Hannum / August 17, 2015

Spiders and dark rooms suck and all, but the most bone-chilling things in life are usually those we can’t see at all. The biggest culprit? Not knowing what’s going to happen next. People hate uncertainty, and how could we not? If we aren’t completely sure how to plan for the future, how can we possibly… More »

Make It Work: Not All Ambition Is Good Ambition

Cassie Marketos / August 17, 2015

I’m still searching for the thing that will be My Thing. In the meantime, I know I need to keep a paycheck coming in. More »

Couderc: Lesbians And “Voluptuous” Women Shouldn’t Wear Herve Leger Dresses

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 17, 2015

Apparently every single lesbian in the world is too “butch” for Leger. More »

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