Eco-Conscious Brides to Grow Their Own Dresses Out of Fungus, Compost

Are you interested in sustainable food and fashion? Do you have a deep and unclouded desire to make your wedding more special than anyone else's? Are you trying to unironically get away with mason jar candles at your reception even though they were over in 2012? Yes? Then consider growing your own dress out of fungus… » 3/03/15 7:20pm Today 7:20pm

Oregon: We Have The Right To Access A Rape Victim's Medical Records 

The University of Oregon is being sued by a student who claims that after she was raped by three basketball players, the school tailored and delayed their discipline so the men could play in the NCAA tournament. Those allegations alone sound horrible (Oregon denies them), but they've taken a disturbing twist: the… » 3/03/15 5:56pm Today 5:56pm

Wedding Invitation Disasters! Who Had 'Em?

Welcome to Pop The Question, a weekly space to dissect every aspect of wedding madness. Each Tuesday, we'll ask a question (sometimes there might even be a poll!), you'll share answers and stories, and then we'll bring you the best of the bunch on Thursdays. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll fly into a total rage over… » 3/03/15 5:40pm Today 5:40pm

NY's Rats and Fleas Could Bring Back the Plague, Party Like It's 1346

In order for the plague to come back full force and kill all of us with festering boils, three things are needed: A carrier, a transmitter and a pathogen. It may be too early to panic, but a new study reveals that New York City has two of the three components necessary to make a really good Criminal Minds episode. » 3/03/15 5:20pm Today 5:20pm

Relive Conrad Hilton's Airplane 'Rageathon' With a Terrified Passenger

Last month, the FBI filed a formal complaint against Conrad Hilton, brother of Paris (and Nikki, although who cares about her?) and nephew of Kim and Kyle Richards, after Hilton went on a ten-hour rage spree on a long flight he took in 2014, complete with balled fists and a cry of "I will fucking own anyone on this… » 3/03/15 4:40pm Today 4:40pm

Before White Yoga Pants, the Star of Kotex Ads Was World War I

At this point, ads for [adjusts bifocals, clears throat] "feminine products" are so cliche that Always has broken down and started doing Dove-style empowerment marketing in the hopes of standing out. How many ways can you market tampons and pads, which are pretty much all the same shit anyway? » 3/03/15 4:20pm Today 4:20pm

Former CPAC Head Lisa De Pasquale on Love, Inclusion, and Barf 

Lisa De Pasquale is a conservative writer of both fiction and punditry who, to date, was the longest-serving head of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). She organized the behemoth conference from 2006 to 2011. During her time behind the scenes, she's seen and done things that read less like a job and… » 3/03/15 3:45pm Today 3:45pm

Woman Wearing Hijab to Increase Her Own Empathy Will Try Brownface Next

BuzzFeed brings us the story of Jessey Eagan, a thoughtful Christian woman who—after "sticking out like a sore thumb" while living and teaching in Amman, Jordan for seven years—has returned to the States and put on a Lenten hijab to "remind herself of [being an outsider], so that I can better love all people, no… » 3/03/15 3:15pm Today 3:15pm

The Knot's Street Campaign Is a Cute Celebration of Terrible Marriages

Spotted today in Washington Square Park: Evidence of The Knot's New York street campaign, featuring sweet quotes meticulously presented with adorable fonts in Pantone-approved colors. Never mind that this particular piece of marketing is located where there are likely few people planning weddings—let's talk about who,… » 3/03/15 3:00pm Today 3:00pm

Listen to 'Forget,' Marina and the Diamonds' Gorgeous Return to Form

Marina and the Diamonds is best known for a glitzily yearning, high-drama brand of cinema-pop—Hollywood infected my brain; Primadonna girl, fill the void up with celluloid; etc—and the deep tumult of her vocals as well as the conceptual stylization of her general vibe can alternately serve and obscure her tremendous… » 3/03/15 2:45pm Today 2:45pm

Ohio Abortion Providers Now Required to Do Fetal Test That Doesn't Exist

States like Texas and Missouri have been loudly crowing for years about their success in making abortion harder and harder to access. But today, let's take a moment to recognize, once again, the contributions Ohio has made to the cause: a thicket of confusing, burdensome, and sometimes contradictory laws and… » 3/03/15 2:30pm Today 2:30pm

Snack Smarter with NatureBox: Free Sample of Delicious Snacks

Snacking is always great, that is until the feeling of guilt sets in and, despite eating a bag of chips, you still find yourself hungry. Luckily NatureBox, the smarter snacking delivery company, has solved this problem. Get a free trial box now and leave behind the unnecessary junk food without missing out on joy and… » 2/27/15 4:46pm Friday 4:46pm