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Awesomely Affordable: 50 Winter Coats For $150 And Under

Brrrrrrr, it’s cold in here! If you haven’t bought a winter coat, don’t shed a tear. I found 50 awesomely affordable pieces of outerwear! From faux fur and hooded to puffy and sleek, your chances of staying warm this season don’t have to be bleak. So click through this gallery and break out your credit card, but warning: choosing which coat to buy is bound to be hard…

Beauty IRL: Don’t Fear The Bold Lip

Beauty IRL: Don’t Fear The Bold Lip

I know the beauty industrial complex yells a lot about how the bright lip is the only thing you need in your arsenal, and how it makes you look instantly pulled together, gorgeous and glowy, hiding the hideous shebeast beneath with one swipe. This is the job of most beauty writing. It alternately intimidates and inspires you, telling you that you are both beautiful and a monster. It’s basically the manipulative best frenemy, expertly skilled in the backhanded compliment. Everything about this is bullshit. But, there’s a teensy nugget of truth in this lipstick mess. They might be kind of right with this one. Keep reading »

This Holiday Season, Please Be Kind To Retail Employees

Last night, I was in a candy shop in my neighborhood waiting for the owner of the store to cut some marshmallows for me when a woman walked in, dropped a bag on the counter (literally dropped, as in held it high in the air over the counter and then let go, letting it fall to the surface), and told the associate at the counter, “I have to return these. They’re disgusting. I tried them, and I almost vomited.” Keep reading »

‘Normal Barbie’ Will Have Cellulite, Stretch Marks And Acne Add-Ons

'Normal Barbie' Will Have Cellulite, Stretch Marks And Acne Add-Ons

Not only will “Normal Barbies” have the bodies of an average American woman — their skin will also look something like “normal,” too. An add-on pack will allow kids to give their dolls acne, cellulite, stretch marks and more.

Last year, artists and researcher Nickolay Lamm designed the original “Lammily” dolls, scaled to the measurements of the average 19-year-old woman, after becoming frustrated at how unrealistic Barbie’s proportions are. His goal was to create a fun, appealing doll with natural-looking makeup and a casual, sporty wardrobe. Read more on Huffington Post Women…

I Want To Go To There: Van Gogh-Inspired Bike Path Lights Up Dutch Town

Bike Path

Artist Daan Roosegaarde paid the ultimate tribute to Vincent Van Gogh by installing a glowing bike path inspired by his “Starry Night” painting. The path sits in the Dutch town of Eindhoven, near Van Gogh’s former home. The area’s scenery served as inspiration for many Van Gogh’s works, and in turn, Roosegaarde’s creation will inspire its current residents. The path runs on solar-powered LED lights and was designed to appeal energy conservancy enthusiasts, art fans, and any citizens would simply benefit from a beautiful destination in their hometown. The path opened on Wednesday and stretches on for about half a mile. The lights within the path charge during the day and gather enough energy to glow for eight hours through the evening. [NPR] [Image via Studio Roosegaarde/NPR] Keep reading »

Ursula, Princess Jasmine, Marge Simpson And My Little Pony Give Kim Kardashian A Run For Her Money

Ursula, Princess Jasmine, Marge Simpson And My Little Pony Give Kim Kardashian A Run For Her Money

Kim Kardashian has become the “butt” of many jokes (sorry I had to), since revealing her naked Paper magazine cover last week, but it’s not only humans who are getting in on the ass action. A few artists over at DeviantArt have created their own covers with famous characters as their cover girls, all the while using Kim as their inspiration. But whose non-fiction ass reigns supreme: Ursula from “The Little Mermaid,” Jasmine from “Aladdin,” Marge Simpson from “The Simpsons” or My Little Pony? Check out their covers after the jump and tell us which is your favorite! Keep reading »

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