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DIY: Instant Art

Looking to make your cell of an apartment a little less depressing without pissing off your crotchety landlord? Painting your blues away will also mean kissing your deposit good bye…

Robyn Moreno | February 1, 2009 - 3:00 pm

I, Woman Robot

The Three Laws of Female Robotics:

1. A female robot must always have perfect makeup, even if her arm is falling off.
2. A female robot must have at…

Susannah Breslin | January 29, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Is This Mannequin MP3 Player Sexist?

This converted mannequin created by Detroit-based designer Bob Turek is causing quite the blogosphere kerfuffle. In case you’re not clear as to what the heck is going on here, Turek…

Susannah Breslin | January 26, 2009 - 3:30 pm

How To Buy Affordable Art

So you can finally afford an “It” bag (though you loathe the term), a vacation to another continent, and a couch that doesn’t require assembly. So why pray tell do…

Robyn Moreno | January 25, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Strange Jewelry Designs By Lucy Rowlands

Lucy Rowlands is a 24-year-old, UK-based jewelry designer who makes wearable artworks. Her Oral Examination Device is a ring with a mirror attachment that comes with a set of instructions…

Susannah Breslin | January 20, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Attack Of The Zombie Barbie!

One of my favorite fashion bloggers, Oslo, Norway’s Are Sundnes of Paranaiv, has created this lovely Barbie of the Undead. No longer nice, blond, and sweet, Zombie Barbie is gently…

Susannah Breslin | December 10, 2008 - 12:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Breast Clouds, Naughty Sculptures, And Sexy Show Jumpers

The BBC has an article on its website with the headline “Clouds that look like breasts.” The article discusses clouds called “mammatus,” a name derived from the Latin word for…

Catherine Strawn | August 21, 2008 - 11:30 am

Masterpiece Theater: This Is Art

See that photo to the left? It took me 15 minutes to make. I’m sure you’re thinking, “That piece of ‘art’ looks like crap. Any four year old could have…

Catherine Strawn | July 15, 2008 - 10:30 am

The Frisky Wedding Gift Guide: Only Online

ZOMG! It’s wedding season! You know what that means? If you’re getting married, you’ve got to register for gifts and if you’re going to a wedding (or many weddings, as…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 27, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Star Trek: Bead-Dazzled

Ever wanted to run your hands all over Captain Kirk? Well, you’re not the only perverted geek. Artist Devorah Sperber has strung along Spock, McCoy, Kirk, Sulu, and even Uhura.

Simcha | May 7, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Online Dating As Art

“I Want You To Want Me,” an interactive installation at MoMA, uses information from online dating profiles to explore the search for love and self. I wonder if…

Catherine Strawn | April 22, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Paris Hilton’s Artful Nipple

PixlPorn.com is a site with nude celeb photos you can actually peruse while you’re at work. How is it possible, you ask, to view Paris Hilton’s nipple, Pamela Anderson’s vagina,…

Catherine Strawn | April 18, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Ivy League Student Induces Miscarriages In The Name Of Art!

Check this story out. Aliza Shvarts is a senior at Yale, majoring in Art. For her senior art project she has been documenting “a nine-month process during which she artificially…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 17, 2008 - 1:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Simon Cowell & Viagra, Mothers, History, And Wikipedia

American Idol judge Simon Cowell turned down an offer to be Viagra’s spokesperson, according to the British edition of Glamour. He also acknowledged that he uses Botox to maintain his…

Catherine Strawn | March 3, 2008 - 1:45 pm

The Daily Squeeze: DNA Dating, A Month-Long Sex Quest, Art In Paris, And A Canadian Co-Op

Dating site ScientificMatch.com has users send in a sample of their DNA so that matches can be made based on immune system genes, along with the usual personality preferences. “Nature…

Catherine Strawn | February 19, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Crave: Monkey Love

Koko, the gorilla who speaks American Sign language, loves kittens, and wants a baby, is also a talented artist. This is her interpretation of love. Buy a print ($100), or…

Catherine Strawn | February 8, 2008 - 2:23 pm
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