If Your Career Stalled Because of Your Husband, Call It Like It Is

Of all the people you'd expect could nail down this whole work-life balance thing, Harvard Business School MBAs would easily make the short list—smart, ambitious, well-educated people who, if nothing else, have the money to fix the problem of gender inequity when it comes to having kids. But no. » 11/23/14 2:00pm 8 minutes ago

These LEGO Instructions from 1974 Are Awesome (And Yes, They're Real)

This photo of a note to parents, purportedly printed on a pamphlet included in a LEGO set from the 1970s, has been making laps around the Internet. The legitimacy of the note, which is noteworthy for its egalitarian tone, has been called into question – but there's good reason to believe it's real. » 11/23/14 1:47pm 21 minutes ago

Spoil Yourself with SNL's Thanksgiving Jam "Back Home Ballers"

Your Girls, the girl band that brought us "(Do It) On My Twin Bed" are back with a new banger about how awesome it is to go home for Thanksgiving and do jack shit but bask in the wealth of your parents love and Costco membership. On that Executive Gold Star shit, people. » 11/23/14 1:15pm 53 minutes ago

The Royal Family Doesn't Fuck Around with Its Dress Code for Journalists

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are making their way to the US in T-minus 14 days, so heads up American journos: if you are one of the lucky members of the press who has by some miracle gained access to witness a member of the Royal Family in person, you damn well better dress the part, or so help them God, you are… » 11/23/14 12:45pm Today 12:45pm

Swedish Campaign Searches for a New Term for Female Masturbation

When it comes to self pleasure, dudes have a lot more ways to describe their one-on-one time than women. Sure, we're not exactly short for euphemisms: flicking the bean, polishing the pearl, beating around the bush, and the fan favorite: Jilling off, etc. For some reason plenty of people find female masturbation to be… » 11/23/14 12:15pm Today 12:15pm

​Thousands Rally Against Abortion in Madrid

Recently, the Spanish government withdrew plans to enact an insanely harsh bill that would have made abortion completely illegal in the country with the exception of rape or threat to the mother's life. While many hailed the move as a victory, today tens of thousands of people showed up to a rally protesting abortion… » 11/22/14 4:57pm Yesterday 4:57pm

​Would You Use This Odor-Eating Toilet Seat?

For some reason, we seem to have a problem understanding that feces are, indeed, smelly. We smell millions, possibly billions of dollars trying to hide away a fact of the human body in what I like to refer to as *pushes up glasses* *pulls down overhead screen* *whips out pointer thing* the Poop Industrial Complex.… » 11/22/14 4:18pm Yesterday 4:18pm

Sad news, fans of Mindy Project: Adam Pally, who plays Dr. Peter Prentice (aka the Mayor of Shondaland), will be exiting the show as a regular at the end of this season. Pally's made a deal with ABC studios to produce more projects for broadcast, cable, and new media (whatever that means). But don't worry! He'll most… » 11/22/14 3:15pm Yesterday 3:15pm

​Georgia O'Keeffe Painting Sells For Record Price for a Female Artist

In May this year, an untitled Joan Mitchell painting from 1960 sold at an auction for $11.9 million, setting the record for highest selling artwork by female artist. That is, until Thursday this week, when a 1932 Georgia O'Keeffe painting, Jimson Weed/Whilte Flower No 1 (pictured below), surpassed that, selling for… » 11/22/14 3:02pm Yesterday 3:02pm

McDonald's Worker Wins $437,000 From NY After Cop's False Allegation

A former McDonald's employee won nearly half a million dollars over an incident that occurred nearly a decade ago featuring a policeman lying and then coercing the employee into a false confession. For those keeping score, this means the score is now Regular People 1, Police Officers 5,685,382+. So, progress! » 11/22/14 1:32pm Yesterday 1:32pm