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 »
“She is richer and more powerful now,” said the teen who discovered the potato. More »
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 the… More »
It’s a miracle that this man is still alive to post this picture on the internet. More »
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 of… More »
“For the Man Who Wears Many Hats, but No Bun.” More »
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:
Right, I’ve had… More »
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 greatest… More »
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 »
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 »
What can we learn from the Victorians? More »
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 »
Are you worried? Don’t worry. It’s okay. More »
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 for… More »
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 train… More »
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 had… More »