technology

First Google, Now Tumblr Also Aids Fashion Game

While Google was feting its new shopping website (Boutiques.com) with acrobats and celebs like Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Tumblr was playing host to a fashion launch. “Of a Kind” is…

Leonora Epstein | November 18, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Yeah, But Can Your Dress Do This?

After seeing this video, you might think twice the next time you refer to something in your closet as “fancy.” Because compared to this “fluid dress,” your clothes are…

Leonora Epstein | November 18, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Big In Japan: A Pop Star That’s A Hologram

Real rock stars are so over! Check this totally rad Japanese hologram/singing superstar Hatsune Miku. Developed in 2007, using Yamaha’s vocalizing synth, Crypton Future Media (the company with the…

Simcha | November 11, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Daria: The New Voice Of Your GPS

Sick of your GPS sounding like an uptight British woman or a sex kitten who wants to give you a beej? Well, now you can have the smuggest bitch of…

Simcha | November 11, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Monogrammed iPhone Wallpaper? That’s A Preppy Move I Can Do

Somehow I grew up in the preppiest place in the world and still managed to never have one of those monogrammed L.L. Bean tote bags that inform the world your…

Jessica Wakeman | November 1, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Do You Believe In A Birthday Greeting Hierarchy?

Way back in the stone age when I was a kid, there were only a handful of popular ways you could wish someone a happy birthday. There was the face-to-face…

Wendy Atterberry | October 27, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Creepy Or Cool: The Self-Painting Dress

No, this is not a costume left over from “The Fifth Element.” It’s a project called Pseudomorphs, created by Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht. The concept: a self-painting dress that brings…

Leonora Epstein | October 13, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Aaron Sorkin Responds To Critiques Of Misogyny In “The Social Network”

“The West Wing” creator Aaron Sorkin is just like you—when he is pissed off about a blog post, he takes to the comments section! Sorkin, who wrote “The Social Network,”

Jessica Wakeman | October 12, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: “The Social Network” Stars Facebook Geniuses, Trophy Girlfriends

Women in “The Social Network” (i.e., the Facebook movie) are not computer programmers, silly! They are just trophy girlfriends. In real life, however, Mark Zuckerberg’s right-hand man is a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 5, 2010 - 8:30 pm

If You Could Wear Your Voice, This Is What It’d Look Like

Ever since you got booed off your high-school talent show for a particularly breathy rendition of “My Heart Will Go On,” you resigned your singing career and spared your friends…

Leonora Epstein | September 28, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Samsung Thinks Pink And Sells Lotion With Its Phone For Women

In case it was not apparent to you from the pink packaging on the Galaxy S Femme handset and the varied Aveda hand products, Samsung’s latest offering is for women.

Jessica Wakeman | September 21, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Spray-On Clothing Is For Real … And Kind Of Genius

Confession: Some of us are guilty of wearing painted-on bikinis at some point during our wild and free college days. (What, you mean you didn’t once run around campus with…

Leonora Epstein | September 21, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Are Anti-Odor Fabrics A Good Thing?

When we hear the term “innovative fabrics,” we don’t exactly think high fashion. More like utilitarian ugliness. So it’s surprising to find out that this kind of cute dress is…

Leonora Epstein | September 20, 2010 - 5:10 pm

It’s A Cool Dress Made From Computer Wires, But Can You Wear It?

This dress, made from old computer wires, is by designer Tina Sparkles for the Keep Austin Beautiful Recycled Fashion Show. The “Project Runway” enthusiast in me thinks it looks awesome.

Jessica Wakeman | September 5, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Where Are The Ladies At? 18 Reasons Your Company Might Be A Sausagefest

For those of us interested in gender parity in the workplace, it was a crazy weekend. On Saturday, a blog on The Wall Street Journal’s website published a piece about…

Jessica Wakeman | August 30, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Cameron Diaz Is Spreading A Ton Of Viruses

Can you believe it? The “Jersey Shore” boys are not the celebs responsible for spreading the most viruses. That distinction actually goes to Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts and Jessica Biel.

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Frisky Rant: I Hate Foursquare

I remember the first time I saw a Foursquare update pop up on my Facebook homepage. “Dick* has just checked into the Seaside Inn.” My heart dropped into my stomach.

Ami Angelowicz | August 12, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Ladies With iPhones Get Laid The Most

A new study done by the online dating site OKCupid found that women who have iPhones are getting laid way more than Blackberry or Android users. Even male users. On…

Ami Angelowicz | August 11, 2010 - 4:50 pm

iPhones Out, Mobile Phone Dress In?

The past year has produced a grab bag of weird technology-driven garments. (See: The iPad dress, the weather reporting gown, and the L.E.D. everything.) Now, reports the BBC, a company…

Leonora Epstein | August 9, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Frisky Rant: Leave The Texting Lingo Out Of Online Dating!

As I’m sure you’ve noticed in my writing on The Frisky, I’m guilty of speaking in what I call “Gossip Girl”-ese. Example: It’s totes obvs that I like to shorten…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 29, 2010 - 3:29 pm
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