Posts tagged "technology"

Facebook Group Not Sure If It’s On Crazy Pills or Just Hates Nicole Kidman

Poor Nicole Kidman. Just when everything was looking up for her -- a new baby, a seemingly happy marriage to successfully-rehabbed Keith Urban, a starring role in an epic film about her native Australia alongside fellow countryman and People’s sexiest man alive, Hugh Jackman -- a bunch of meanies with nothing better to do started…
By: Wendy Atterberry / December 3, 2008

The Best Female Bloggers Of 2008

Who are 2008's best female bloggers? From futurists to postfeminists, octogenarians to mommies, nonbloggers to celebrities, we've rounded up the best bloggers who happen to be women. Found out who they are after the jump.
By: Susannah Breslin / November 30, 2008

How To Get A Date Online

Online dating has a pretty unfair stigma attached to it. After all, most of us probably spend at least half our day in front of a computer, so it stands to reason that we might as well multitask and meet someone there while we're at it! Whether you've tried it before and been burned, had…
By: First30Days.com / November 26, 2008

Technology Spawns A New Kind Of Peeping Tom

Salon's Tracy Clark-Flory has a really interesting piece up this week: "Porn in a Flash." It's about "upskirting," the unsuspecting women who star in it, and how there's not always a lot the law can do to stop it. What's upskirting? Basically, it's an "up the skirt" photo or video, taken by a…
By: Susannah Breslin / November 26, 2008

You’re A Muppet!

Thanks to the miracle that is 21st century technology, you can now become a Muppet. Toy store FAO Schwarz's website has a special online Muppet factory, The Muppet Whatnot Workshop, where you can build your own Muppet in your likeness. Pick your body (orange, green, blue), your eyes (girlie, droopy, catty), your hair…
By: Susannah Breslin / November 14, 2008

Vivienne Tam Creates Stylish Laptop For Women

The unlikely team of Hewlett-Packard and fashion designer Vivienne Tam have conspired to create what may be the chicest ever laptop for tech-savvy fashionistas. A demo of the portable computer that looks like a clutch debuted at this year's New York Fashion Week on the Tam catwalk. If you didn't know, you'd think…
By: Susannah Breslin / October 31, 2008

Girl Talk: “Friendships” In The Technological Age

Hold onto your mouse pads, I have a revelation for you (drum roll please): online friends are not the same as their "real world" equivalents. I know, duh. You rarely, if ever, actually see the people you meet online. They don't go with you to the grocery store or to check out the cute guy…
By: Diane Shipley / October 5, 2008

QR Codes May Change The Way We Pick Up People At Bars

You know those QR codes that Ralph Lauren Rugby is using so you can use your phone to buy clothes instantly? Well, a couple designers have a new idea about how to use them. Marguerite Charmante and Wolfgeng Peter Schmiller put QR codes on a dress, and, hypothetically, a guy could see a…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 5, 2008

Sex Workers Geek Out

The Frisky just started tooling around on Twitter and a few of our staff have iPhones, which we kind of know how to use. But maybe we could learn a thing or two about putting these handy-dandy technologies to use in business by talking to one of our local streetwalkers. Apparently, the internet has become…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 28, 2008
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