When most of us try on shoes that are uncomfortable, we're left with two options: buy them anyway and suffer through the pain or leave the shoes behind. But the wealthy aren't limited to these plebeian choices like we are. They have a third, fancier and more gruesome option — they can pay doctors to cut off parts of…
We all know that high-heeled shoes aren't great for the feet, but what exactly are those shoes doing to wearers' bones? Orthopedic researchers are now using a 3D-scanner to get a better look inside the feet of the high heel fan.
The September issue of Cosmopolitan has a very thorough 12-page guide to contraception, which includes two pages about all the options and their efficacy; two pages dedicated to the Pill and its side effects, and two pages on condoms. In a sidebar on the condom spread, the mag teaches "sexy" ways for a woman to put a…
It's summertime ladies, so the magazines and lifestyle sections are going to have a slew of reminders about making sure your feet are up to code. You know: Exfoliated. Moisturized. Pedicured. Properly covered. Like a reminder to adjust the clock or check your smoke detectors, apparently you need a media-wide nudge to…
Daniel Anaya, a former New Mexico shoe salesman who's previously been accused of biting off part of his now ex-girlfriend's toe (SHUDDER), is back at it. Santa Fe police say Anaya recently tried to use a cigar cutter to cut off the big toe of the same woman he terrorized with his teeth. DUDE.
Pope Francis called women "fundamental" to the Catholic Church today, angering Catholics who believe women should stay away from holy matters because Jesus preferred bros to hos. Is the pope a feminist?!? Let's break it down.
The Vatican collapsed in a puff of smoke and funny hats this morning following Pope Francis's sacrilegious decision to wash and kiss the feet of two young women at a juvenile detention center in Rome on Holy Thursday. Well, not yet, but the gesture angered conservatives and liturgical purists who believe Francis set a…
Pregnancy makes everything bigger, including your feet. But unlike with losing baby weight, you might not be able to drop down to your pre-pregnancy shoe size since the change, for some women, is permanent, according to a new study.
Arkansas tootsies can rest safe — 51-year-old Michael Wyatt, otherwise known as the "Toe Suck Fairy," has finally been slapped by the long arm of justice after a Faulkner County District Court judge sentenced him to a year in jail for breaking the terms of a previous deferred sentence.
One of the people responsible for dressing Queen Elizabeth for the past eleven years has spilled some of the secrets of keeping Her Royal Highness looking perfectly put-together at all times. Stewart Parvin told the Sunday Times that it's easy because she simply doesn't perspire:
Are you one of those people who wears high heels so much that you put them on to walk to the bathroom in the middle of the night? Well then you might want to send a note of apology to your calves, because you could be fucking them up big time.
Something very strange and very creepy is afoot Los Angeles. Yesterday afternoon two women and their nine dogs were hiking beneath the iconic Hollywood sign that overlooks the city when they made a gruesome discovery: the severed head of a man in a plastic bag. Karen Rayner, a spokesperson for the LAPD, described the…
If you're looking for a way to "sex up" your feet, allow us to introduce you to an interesting new product: Half Pretties! They are basically lingerie for your feet, and they will… ummm… cover up your disgusting toes? Or something? Here's how the website describes them:
Guess which famous lady was rocking these dots on Friday, when a Getty photographer saw fit to snap a portrait of her feet?
Answer posted later today, along with your most entertaining guesses. Update: Okayokayokay, so Gawker posted the answer to our little game a while back. In retaliation, we are banning them from…
When rain, sleet, freezing rain, snow, snow and more snow are in the forecast, the question you most often ask yourself is, "What shoes are best in this mess?" Rarely will you win this game.
According to podiatrist Olivier Zong, foot fungus, "breeds in dark, wet environments — conditions that are usually seen inside trendy sheepskin boots." Another doctor says that's true of "any sock and shoe," but at least other footwear is less hideous.
Britain's NHS reports that more than 200,000 people need medical treatment every year due to flip-flops; they cause long-term problems including shin splints, weakened tendons and aching toes. The takeaway: we just can't win.