Texas Republican Launches and Quickly Folds 'Boats N' Hoes' Super PAC

A high-level employee at a prominent Texas firm that has provided consulting services to some prominent Republicans in the Lone Star State will be closing his Boats N' Hoes Super PAC this week, after people found out about it. This is a dark day in both the world of boats and the world of hoes. And in the candidacy of… » 4/17/14 5:30pm 10 minutes ago

Solve Sexism With Overconfidence, Hope and Changing Your Brain

Even the best thinking on how to achieve economic/political parity with men always comes back to this conundrum: Women should act more like men to get ahead, but when they do, they are often penalized. So let's teach women how to act more confident, yet deferential, so as not to offend men. Then let's cross our fingers … » 4/17/14 5:20pm 20 minutes ago

Florida Woman Arrested for Running a Botox Clinic Out of Her Garage

There are a lot of different things you can do in a garage: you can keep stuff in it; if you are a dissatisfied and unkempt youth, you can do some angry band-related stuff in there; you can trick renters into thinking it's an apartment that you happen to occasionally drive cars into... Or, if you are like this… » 4/17/14 4:40pm Today 4:40pm

I Was Shot And Raped By An FSU Player. I Still Cheer For The Seminoles.

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was in the process of driving the Seminoles 80 yards in 1:06 to win a national championship, and Ashley Witherspoon, class of '91, was getting loud. » 4/17/14 4:38pm Today 4:38pm

Jourdan Dunn 'Honored' to Be the New Spokeswoman for Maybelline

Earlier this month, Lupita Nyong'o landed a contract with Lancome; today British model Jourdan Dunn has signed a deal to be the spokeswoman for Maybelline. Great advancements for women of color in the beauty industry — and for consumers. » 4/17/14 3:20pm Today 3:20pm

For Chrissake, Going Without Makeup Is Neither a Trend Nor Laziness

"Not wearing makeup: is it feminism, laziness or the rise of cosmetic normcore?" wonders Slate. Huh. Good question: having a face and not smearing cosmetics upon it: is it a political statement, sloth, or, uh, some kind of weird fashion thing? Or could be it be some strange, unheard-of fourth option... such as being a… » 4/17/14 2:55pm Today 2:55pm

Hot New Having It All Tip: Just Be Rich Enough to Freeze Your Eggs!

This cover of this week's Bloomberg Businessweek features a confident-looking white woman in her thirties and the seductive headline FREEZE YOUR EGGS FREE YOUR CAREER. Is it already that time during the year when magazines invite America to comment on reproductive and parenting choices that are only available to a tiny … » 4/17/14 1:50pm Today 1:50pm

Overly Nervous Boyfriend Drops Engagement Ring Into a Pond Mid-Proposal

A man's romantic footbridge proposal was utterly ruined when, in a fit of nervousness, he dropped the engagement ring into the pond underneath. The newly betrothed couple then spent half an hour digging through muck, trying to find it. » 4/17/14 1:30pm Today 1:30pm