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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

Girl Talk: Is The Computer Killing Our Close Friendships?

When it comes to my long-distance girlfriends, I know what it takes to keep those relationships tight despite the years and the miles apart: a willingness to pick up the…

Joanne Hinkel | July 29, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Quotable: Drew Barrymore Thinks Your Internet Is Stupid

“Ironically, with all this, ‘We’re now more connected than ever with technology,’ I don’t think we’ve ever been farther apart. … I think it’s bulls**t.” – Actress Drew Barrymore thinks…

Susannah Breslin | July 28, 2010 - 2:40 pm

New Video Game Is Like “Avatar,” But Teaches Teen Girls About Abstinence

An open dialogue about sex? That would be much too simple. Instead, the University of Central Florida has created an “Avatar”-like video game “that promotes sexual abstinence,” according…

Jessica Wakeman | July 27, 2010 - 5:40 pm

The 5 Craziest Things Women Do On Facebook

The Facebook phenomenon has allowed you to reconnect with your best friend from elementary school, keep up with your buddy’s travels and get out of hours-long phone conversations with your…

Ask Men | July 25, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Check Out The New eBay Fashion App

I’m a staunch believer in buying clothes and shoes on eBay. Though not a lover of used things, I am a huge fan of deals, and the enormous selection of…

Lily Q | July 17, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Woman Hopes Wife Will Live Forever In The Form Of Creepy Robot, Bina48

What has your S.O. done for you lately? Martine Rothblatt commissioned a $125,000 interactive robot — actually, just a robot head — of her wife, Bina Rothblatt, so…

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2010 - 1:10 pm

How Women See The Internet

On the one hand, the Internet can be a great place for women — it’s full of pictures of overweight animals and a wealth of anonymous sex partners. But there’s…

Asylum | July 5, 2010 - 5:30 pm

The Menstruation Machine Lets Men Experience The Joys Of Menstruating

We know from personal experience that it’s hard for a man to imagine what it’s like to get a period. It must all seem so foreign. Why do…

Susannah Breslin | July 2, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Cat Gets Awesome Bionic Paws

Take a look at Oscar’s new paws! This poor kitty lost his feet after being run over by a combine harvester, but got a second chance to jump around with…

Kelli Bender | June 30, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Want A Free iPhone 4? Just Become A iPhone 4 Video Sex Chat Star

Polish up your resumes, ladies: an “online interactive pornography firm” is hiring women to video sex chat on the iPhone 4. Apple’s latest toy comes with fancy video-chatting capabilities and…

Jessica Wakeman | June 28, 2010 - 6:40 pm

Guy Rejects iPad In Favor Of Boredom

Meet Peter Bregman, a New York-based management consultant and my hero of the day. Like many other technophiles, Peter waited in line for hours to get his new iPad. He…

Ami Angelowicz | June 17, 2010 - 7:45 pm

USB Typewriter Unnecessary But Awesome

The pragmatist in me realizes that a USB typewriter is ridiculous and inefficient. That said, the [much more influential] nerd within wants it so badly that I’m crying tears…

Lily Q | June 14, 2010 - 8:00 pm

A Diamond-Encrusted 22-Carat Gold iPad Case For The Nerd Who Has Everything

This is the $190,000 Platinum iPad Supreme Edition designed by a British jeweler. It’s both platinum and supreme, you guys.

This bling-ed out iPad case is made of…

Jessica Wakeman | June 3, 2010 - 4:40 pm

The iPad Dress: Don’t Say You Didn’t See It Coming

Cool technology doesn’t always breed stylish fashions to go with it. Some prime examples would be the man’s cell phone holster as belt accessory, or the bedazzled Razr phone craze…

Leonora Epstein | May 26, 2010 - 12:40 pm

No Porn, Or Even Nipples, On The iPad

For an electronic device named after feminine hygiene products, the iPad isn’t loving the lady parts. Because of Steve Jobs’ desire for “moral responsibility,” pornographic content is blocked from the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 14, 2010 - 11:10 am

Will The iPad Change The Way We Shop?

Post-iPhone fashion app boom, retailers are now focusing on iPad-specific applications for the new Apple product. And some believe that the device is about to revolutionize the way we think…

Leonora Epstein | April 23, 2010 - 3:20 pm

The Future Of Fashion Is Already In Print

Futuristic style never turns out how we picture it to be. (Damn! We were really hoping for a Jetsons-style dress with built-in jet packs some day.) Part of the problem…

Leonora Epstein | April 18, 2010 - 5:00 pm
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