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15 Positive Side Effects Of A New Haircut (In GIFs!)

Anyone who’s experienced new haircut euphoria will tell you that getting your hair done is never just about your hair — it’s about getting your whole world view shampooed. You walk into the salon feeling like a dirty cockroach who just crawled out of her cubicle and you leave there thinking you might actually bear… More »

25 Totally Acceptable Ways To Respond To Catcallers

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 13, 2013

Yesterday I was taking an early morning walk around my neighborhood before work. It was still pretty dark out, and as I shuffled groggily past a gas station a guy got out of his car and whistled at me. “Hey sweetie! Where you going?” he said. I kept my head down and kept walking. “Where… More »

10 Reasons Women Hate Their Birthdays

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 6, 2013

A few weeks ago, I texted my brother to see if he’d had a good birthday. “It was great!” he said, “I stayed home, ate some roast chicken, and watched a movie.”

“Wait, that was a good birthday?” I asked, trying to communicate my confusion without being rude. “I’m glad you were into… More »

20 Ways To Pass The Time During A Layover In A Horrible Airport

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 5, 2013

Over the weekend I found myself enduring a 3-hour layover in what may be the worst airport in the world. I’m not going to name names, but it’s in Chicago and rhymes with “Bidway.” I mean, it might have been bearable if it weren’t for the sweltering concourse, the long lines for every bathroom, the… More »

How To Give Your Partner Advice Without Being Super Annoying

Here’s the conundrum: the person who you love most in the world wants to talk about an issue. You’re honored, of course, that they’re coming to you with their dilemma, but at the same time, it’s challenging because you know them so well that you can cut straight through the BS and tell them that… More »

7 Of This Halloween’s Most WTF Headlines … So Far

Ami Angelowicz / October 31, 2013

It’s Halloween. Most of us are sitting at our desks in our Sexy Pizza costumes, pounding Candy Corn and drinking as much spiked apple cider as we can without getting wasted. Perfectly normal behavior for October 31st. Sadly, this holiday seems to bring out the bat shit insane in so many. I’ve rounded up some of… More »

10 Reasons Straight Women Check Out Other Women’s Boobs

The Frisky / October 30, 2013

If one rule holds true about human sexuality, it’s that everyone goes hogwild for boobsbig bazoongas, itty bitty titties, sideboob, underboob, nip slips, boob tricks, cleavageTits, tits, tits! chants the human race. Although we’ve known this forever because DUH, a groundbreaking new study published in the journal Sex Roles confirms once and for all that all human creatures love… More »

7 Apple Picking Lessons Worth Applying To Real Life

Ami Angelowicz / October 28, 2013

Not to sound like a fall cliche of a human being, but this weekend I went apple picking on a small farm in New England. And as these activities which snap you out of your everyday routine tend to, apple picking led to my own mini-spiritual awakening. As I was harvesting my bushel of fruit… More »

10 Signs It’s Time To Leave A Halloween Party

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 25, 2013

If you’re not planning to hand out candy or take your niece trick-or-treating, chances are you’ll be spending this Halloween at a party. Whether your soiree of choice is a crazy frat party, a high-end fundraiser, a random house party, or a costume contest at a bar, the signs that a Halloween party has ru… More »

11 Things That Happen Every Time You Log On To Netflix (In GIFs!)

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 24, 2013

I don’t know about you guys, but I always have big plans when I click on my Netflix bookmark. I’m going to finally watch that documentary that will make me sound smart when I reference it at parties! I’m going to get caught up on the heavy British drama that’s supposedly really good! I’m going… More »

16 Of The Most Played-Out Things You Can Say To A Short Person

Claire Hannum / October 18, 2013

I am 4’11” and I absolutely love it. While it wasn’t always something I liked, these days I wouldn’t trade it for anything. It’s a part of who I am and really fits my personality. I can sit comfortably in a tiny airplane seat, I can crowd-weave like nobody’s business, and being tiny secretly make… More »

40 Annoying Habits That Will Give Your Coworkers A Nervous Breakdown

In honor of Global Handwashing Day (yes, it’s real holiday!), the Metro UK compiled a list of the five most annoying types of coworkers. Among them were the sick person (who spreads their plague just by setting foot in the office), the feeder (who shows up every day with leftover cookies or birthday cake) the… More »

13 Common Misconceptions Couples Have About Singles (And Vice Versa)

Couples and singles often view each other with a mix of confusion, suspicion, and, sometimes, straight-up hostility. We all know, deep down, that someone’s relationship status doesn’t define them or instantly turn them into a cliche, but that sure doesn’t stop most of us from making some ridiculous generalizations — even if we’ve personally bee… More »

15 Groupon Deals I Would Actually Use

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 10, 2013

I used to love Groupon, but lately the offers showing up in my inbox are getting more and more tragic. Five dollars for $15 worth of tempura at the sushi buffet a few suburbs over? No thanks. Half-priced Botox at a “salon” in a converted warehouse? I’ll pass. But all these epic Groupon fails did… More »

35 Little Details Every Woman Wishes Her Boyfriend Would Remember

No boyfriend is perfect. But when you’ve taken one into your heart, you’ve made a silent vow to accept each other as you are, imperfections, foibles and all. You’ve asked him a quadrillion times to stop leaving his wet towel on the carpet, yet, faithfully, it ends up there after every shower. And each day,… More »

8 Other Things We’d Like Wendy Davis To Be In Charge Of (In Addition To Texas)

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 4, 2013

Wooohoooo! Texas state senator/filibustering superstar/feminist icon Wendy Davis officially announced that she is running for governor of the Lone Star State yesterday. We’re so thrilled for Texas to potentially have a leader as awesome as Wendy, but to be honest, we’re also a little jealous. We want Wendy Davis to be in charge of our… More »

How To Convince Your Hipster Friends To Listen To Country Music

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 4, 2013

October is country music month — what better time to spread some love for a genre that’s adored by half the country and reviled by the other? Country music is a pretty standard life soundtrack if you live in the South or any rural area, but if you live in a city, especially a super… More »

9 Random Rituals You Can Use Year-Round

Ami subscribes to a religion of her own creation called Spiritual Eclecticism. You are all welcome to join, by the way. Winona is a recent convert. It’s a non-denominational and free-form cult of one. The only requirement is that you regularly engage in rituals of your choosing for guidance and comfort. They can be adapted… More »

10 Redeeming Qualities That Make Unbearable People Bearable

Some human connections are deep, complex, and endlessly rewarding. And then some  fall at the other end of the spectrum: the people in our lives who we find irritating, boring, or abrasive — the stoner we’re on a date with, the annoying coworker who snort-laughs, the great uncle who insists Obama was born in Kenya. More »

8 Beauty Rituals That Are Surprisingly Meditative

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 30, 2013

When I went on a makeup hiatus, one of the most unexpected epiphanies I had was that I actually missed the time I spent getting ready in the mornings. Not because I enjoyed getting up early or repeatedly poking myself in the eye with a mascara brush, but because having some time set aside every… More »

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