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Check Your Vibes: 10 Ways To Prioritize Yourself In A Needy World

Claire Hannum | November 12, 2015 - 1:30 pm

All day long, women receive both spoken and unspoken signals prompting us to give up some or all of our own comfort for the happiness of others, because apparently, not doing so would be plain selfish. If our friends, partner, boss, or random acquaintance from knitting club is feeling a little needy, our job, we’re… More »


Here’s A Beautiful Friendship Between A Teenager And A Potato That Looks Like A Baby

Megan Reynolds | November 12, 2015 - 12:10 pm

“She is richer and more powerful now,” said the teen who discovered the potato. More »


What Does It Feel Like To Walk In A Victoria’s Secret Show? Apparently Not Much

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 11, 2015 - 5:52 pm

Yesterday, the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show took place. Who knew? Not me, because I’m loath to wear a bra.

Also yesterday, Microsoft introduced a facial recognition tool that guesses your emotions. If you put these two momentous events together, you get this blog post, because I used theMore »



Man Takes Selfie With Wife In The Throes of Labor, Lives To Tell The Tale

Megan Reynolds | November 10, 2015 - 4:30 pm

It’s a miracle that this man is still alive to post this picture on the internet. More »


Frisky Q&A: Charlotte Cho Shares Her Korean Beauty Secrets

Jinnie Lee | November 10, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Given how trendy and expansive Korean skincare has become globally, it was only a matter of time before a book was written about it. And starting today, skincare fanatics can add a handy sink-side companion to their bathroom shelf. Enter Charlotte Cho, co-proprietor of K-beauty e-commerce site Soko Glam and author of The Little Book ofMore »


A Bun For The Man Who Cannot Grow A Bun Is A Terrible Idea

Megan Reynolds | November 10, 2015 - 3:00 pm

“For the Man Who Wears Many Hats, but No Bun.” More »



Don’t “Unplug” Your Wedding – Guests’ Photos Are The Best

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 9, 2015 - 5:00 pm

An Australian wedding photographer has an awful lot to say about guests taking pictures with their phones at weddings, and I have a greaaaaat big yawn to direct his way. If you want to read the whole thing, here’s the Facebook post that’s gone inexplicably viral:

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Right, I’ve had… More »


“Never Liked It Anyway” Will Resell That Crap From Your Ex And Help You Get Back Out There, You Minx

Megan Reynolds | November 9, 2015 - 1:35 pm

This is lowkey brilliant. More »


14 Cute And Cool Ways To Free The Nipple

Jinnie Lee | November 9, 2015 - 9:00 am

Boob pride is real. More »



Sadists, Watch This Tickle Me Elmo Getting Incinerated By A Jet Engine And Laugh

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 6, 2015 - 3:05 pm

Some people have majestic hobbies. For Louie at the PowerModz YouTube channel, it’s putting things in front of a jet engine and seeing what happens, and the best of this video series involves a Tickle Me Elmo doll.

This is admittedly not new, but it’s making the internet rounds, because it’s the greatestMore »


Check Your Vibes: 10 Reasons You Feel Busier Than You Actually Are

Claire Hannum | November 6, 2015 - 12:00 pm

We all have the same number of hours in a day, so why is it so easy to feel like we’re more overscheduled and stressed than anyone else we know? Can we never escape the endless cycle that is “being busy”? It can seem like no matter how many things we accomplish or how “caught… More »


This Edible Gift From Oprah’s Favorite Things Looks Slightly Inappropriate

Pop Sugar | November 5, 2015 - 5:45 pm

Is it just us, or does this challah menorah Oprah included in her 2015 Favorite Things look a little . . . phallic? I’m not sure those candles were well-thought-out. Not to mention it’s $45! Read more on Pop Sugar…More »



Emily Postmodern: #Mourning In The Time Of Social Media

Julianna Rose Dow | November 5, 2015 - 2:00 pm

What can we learn from the Victorians? More »


Hipster Barbie Is Dead; Long Live Hipster Barbie

Megan Reynolds | November 5, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Hipster Barbie, the pitch-perfect Instagram parody account that skewered the earnestly twee lifestyle bullshit of Instagram celebs everywhere, is dead. Darby Cisneros, the 20-year-old Portland-native who created the account, is saying farewell to her 1.3 million followers.

“Never in 1 million years did I think it would receive the amount of attention that… More »


Brave Women Wear Drugstore Makeup For A Week And “Survive”

Megan Reynolds | November 5, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Oh. More »



Worrying Is Good For You, So Stop Worrying That It’s Bad For You

Megan Reynolds | November 4, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Are you worried? Don’t worry. It’s okay. More »


Thank Us Later: No Joke, The Best Pants/Jeans Cost Only $17.99

Robyn Pennacchia | November 4, 2015 - 12:00 pm

“Treggings” forever. More »


Margaret Thatcher’s Power Suits Are Not Haute Enough For The Victoria & Albert Museum

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 4, 2015 - 10:35 am

The late great former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was totally denied by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, who declined to exhibit the Iron Lady’s wardrobe.

Thatcher’s power suits were not fashionable enough for the V&A, you see. A statement from V&A said that “The museum is responsible forMore »



You Will Not Get Me To Buy This “Transgender Beer”

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 4, 2015 - 10:03 am

A Scottish brewing company has made the world’s first “transgender” beer. Does anyone else remember around the mid 2000s, when “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” “The L Word,” and “Will and Grace” were all on TV at the same time, and it just sort of felt like everyone was jumping on the gay trainMore »


I 100 Percent Support This Wisdom Tooth Engagement Ring

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 4, 2015 - 9:30 am

Normally, when I hear about “quirky” wedding-related news items, I wind up wanting to throw my computer at the wall. Not so this time! Despite the fact that Carlee Leifkes and Lucas Unger are precisely the kind of goofy-selfie-taking hipsters I usually like to glower and hiss at, I 100 percent support the fact that Unger hadMore »


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