Posts tagged "websites"

Taylor Swift Buys “ITaughtTaylorSwiftHowToGiveHead.com”

Earlier this week, there was a bit of a kerfuffle going on with Taylor Swift and her old guitar teacher, who had registered the domain name ITaughtTaylorSwift.com.

Her people sent him a letter demanding he take it down, because it “incorporates the famous Taylor Swift trademark in its entirety and suggests TAS’s sponsorshi…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / February 12, 2015

If Websites Existed In “Game Of Thrones”‘ Westeros

Caldwell Tanner didn’t use HBO’s Join the Realm website to create these unique House Sigils. Instead, he came up with his own designs for what popular websites might hang from their proverbial castle walls if they lived in the world of “Game of Thrones.” And we decided to join in on the fun. Look at the House Sigil…

By: The Mary Sue / April 2, 2013

The 10 Best Places To Waste Time On The Internet

Though the internet has revolutionized research and class help, I spend most of my time at school damning the evolution of technology. During a 12-page paper, I’m not looking up how Disney has changed in the last 30 years (Journalism class problems), but rather what food I can look up yet never end up making.

By: College Candy / August 19, 2012

The Bed Bug Registry Will Possibly Save You From Bed Bugs, Definitely Freak You Out

When I visited The Frisky offices in New York earlier this year, I stayed in a cute little hotel near Central Park. One morning I got up to take a shower, and as I turned on the water I noticed an apple seed-shaped speck on the bathmat. I reacted like most people would: backing out…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 3, 2012

8 Ways Pinterest Can Change Your Life

Surely by now you’ve heard of a little thing called Pinterest, right? It’s an invite-only online pin board website that I can’t get enough of. All you need to get started is someone you know with an account to “invite” you to join. Once you’re in, the fun begins.

Here’s how it works: You can “pin” things you…

By: The Stir / February 4, 2012

Play DJ — Or Just Listen To A Stranger’s Rad Music All Day — On Turntable.fm

Hot new website alert! Turntable.fm is a new website — accessible to anyone with a Facebook account — where users get to play DJ for thousands of online listeners. So, how does it work? When you log in to the site, you have a choice of either entering an existing “room” or creating a “room”…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 11, 2011

Not Sure If You “Can Do Better”? Let Strangers Decide!

I’ll admit, when I’m scrolling through my potential online dating matches, I’m sometimes thinking, I can do better. I can do better. I can do better. And also, though far more rare, Eek, he can do better. And, I imagine, when I message someone who I think might be a good match for me –…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 15, 2010

FashionStake Allows You To Become A Fashion Funder (With VIP Perks)

Harvard Business School student Vivian Weng has had first-hand frustration with the fashion industry both as a consumer who pays high prices for clothing and as someone who has worked with designers who struggle to reach their target audiences. In an attempt to “democratize fashion,” she’s just launched FashionStake, a website that allows users to…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 5, 2010

Oak & Co. Gives Young Designers Exposure

The hardest thing about being a new designer is not so much the creativity — if you’re good, you’re good — it’s getting exposure for the awesome clothes you’re creating. Some designers with amazing wares actually struggle for years just to get their clothes in front of the right eyes. New website Oak & Co.

By: Lily Q / July 30, 2010

Teri Hatcher Launches A Lifestyle Site

Teri Hatcher is sick of Gwyneth Paltrow having all the fun. That is to say, she wants to tell women how to live their lives better too, so she started her own lifestyle site: GetHatched. Unlike Gwynnie’s GOOP, Teri’s site doesn’t advocate slurping kale juice and spinach soup or staying at the most expensive…

By: Wendy Atterberry / May 12, 2010

Teri Hatcher To Share Her Life Online

Teri Hatcher is following in Gwyneth Paltrow‘s footsteps, with a new online publication in the works. The “Desperate Housewives” star has teamed up with Disney to launch GetHatched.com, a website for women. “I have a compelling passion to be a woman with other women,” she said. “We’re the caregivers, the teachers, the lovers.” Huh?

By: Catherine Strawn / March 30, 2010

A Non-Lame Dating Site, Plus One That Reveals What Peeps Say Behind Your Back

Are you guys still obsessed with Chat Roulette? Yeah, me too. But now I’ve got two other sites sure to absorb copious amounts of your free time. If you like online dating, but are sick of winks and unbearably lame profiles, check out HowAboutWe.com. It lets you skip the profile thing altogether and get right…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 19, 2010

Play Chatroulette, NOW!

Listen up, people! I think I just discovered the Holy Grail of all internet fun. A friend of mine told me about this site called Chatroulette.com. It is literally a virtual, social roulette game. You log on (you need a web cam of some sort) and the site connects you randomly with another person i…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 14, 2010

Dating Site Kicks Out 5,000 “Fatties”

BeautifulPeople.com is an ultra PC online dating site where only the mega-hot are allowed to post profiles. In order to get listed, members go through a rigorous rating period whereby site managers inspect their pictures and determine whether they’re gorg enough to join the club. But after the holiday season, as members posted new photo…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 4, 2010

Check This Out: Obama Weather

Most Americans look to Barack Obama for change. So now, you can look to him when you’re changing your clothes. This cheeky website, Obama-Weather.com, shows you how to dress for the day according to illustrations of the Prez. Foggy and a bit chilly? He’s prepared in a parka and jeans. For wet days, a raincoat…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 4, 2009

Noooo! We’ll Soon Have To Pay For Hulu

Sit down. I’ve got some bad news to tell you. Hulu’s deputy chairman, Chase Carey, revealed at a conference this week that the watch-all-the-TV-you-want-for-free site won’t be gratis for much longer. As soon as next year, they’re looking into making Hulu a subscription service. “I think a free model is a very difficult way to…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 24, 2009

Marvelous Man Boobs: A Safe-For-Work Boob Site

It may be one of the world’s first safe-for-work boob sites, but that doesn’t mean your colleagues won’t quickly avert their eyes if they inadvertently catch you checking it out. Not for the faint of heart, MarvelousManBoobs is a new site devoted entirely to, well, man chests. Not all the guys who make the site…

By: Wendy Atterberry / October 8, 2009

Hot Chicks With Dogs With … Boners?

First, there was Hot Chicks Picking Up Dog Poop. Then, there was Hot Guys Showing Butt Crack. Now, hot on the heels of one of the most important websites of our time, there’s … Hot Chicks with Dogs with Boners? I — I — I don’t know what to say. I commend their ingenuity? I…

By: Susannah Breslin / September 16, 2009

“Bad-Ass Of The Week” Website Picks Actual Bad-Asses

I was slightly confused when my boyfriend started going on about the bad-ass of the week. I nodded dumbly figuring he was just speaking in boy-talk. But oh no, the continued references to the bad-ass continued so I finally decided to translate his statements into normal human speech. It turns out that he was actually…

By: Ali Jawin / June 7, 2009

This Is Why I Love This Is Why You’re Fat

Let’s face it. Most websites suck. Doncha think? Generally, I especially loathe those wear-their-gimmick-on-their-sleeve sites, the ones that were created just so someone could get a book deal. But I love me some This Is Why You’re Fat. It’s hardcore, wet and sloppy, extreme, take-no-prisoners, get down and dirty food porn. And I, for one,…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 17, 2009
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