Unable To Find 12 Women Of The Year, BBC Crowns Panda Instead

In a move that is sure to go down in adorable bear history, the BBC has named a female panda named Sweetie one of its female Faces of the Year. 2011 was either lacking severely in girlchievements or a banner year for lady pandas. So what was Sweetie's glorious achievement that elevated her, a bear, over that of all… » 12/28/11 2:30pm 12/28/11 2:30pm

Being Able to See Not As Important as Not Being Fat

An Arizona State University survey found that 1 in 6 women would rather be blind than obese. Obesity is, generally speaking, a condition that can be reversed whereas blindness is usually forever. Is the fact that north of 15% of women who participated in the study would prefer blindness to obesity a testament to the… » 5/08/11 2:00pm 5/08/11 2:00pm

Dude Cheats On Wife, Ruins Life, Blames Everyone Else

Just when you think this article — which might be called the ultimate "crap justification from a dude" — can't get more jaw-dropping, it does. Oh, does it ever. » 4/12/11 4:30pm 4/12/11 4:30pm

Bad News For Office Workers, Everyone Who Watches TV: Sitting Kills

An Australian study found that every hour per day spent sitting in front of a TV or monitor raises your risk of early death from heart disease by 18%, even if you exercise and aren't overweight. [Independent via Newser] » 1/12/10 12:30pm 1/12/10 12:30pm

"The Decision To Free Roman Polanski Is A Wise Decision."

Should you feel the need to become enraged today, you may want to read Bernard-Henri Levy's celebratory Huffington Post piece, wherein he declares that "the nightmare is about to end" now that Roman Polanski has been released from prison. [HuffingtonPost] » 11/28/09 12:40pm 11/28/09 12:40pm


The Daily Fail reports on an important new trend in plastic surgery: Lobe lifts. Apparently, droopy or wrinkled earlobes is one of the "telltale" signs - along with necks and hands - that a woman is aging. [DailyMail] » 10/05/09 9:20am 10/05/09 9:20am

Daily Fail: Pants Don't Fit? Surgery Is An Option

The madness continues: Apparently, having pants that don't fit properly is the new "modern dilemma," which many women solve by undergoing £5,000 "Muffin Top Chop" surgery. [DailyMail] » 9/18/09 9:40am 9/18/09 9:40am

Gela Nash-Taylor & The Juicy Manor: It's Deep How She Can Be So Shallow

Vogue's always been good at championing the idea that being rich is awesome, and the September issue features a profile on Juicy Couture's Gela Nash-Taylor, who spends eight weeks of the year at her historic manor in the English countryside. » 8/18/09 2:20pm 8/18/09 2:20pm

First Hannah Montana Pole Dances, Now This

Gwen at Sociological Images brings our attention to this charming t-shirt from Twisted Twee, described as "something for the evening" and designed for children ages 0-4. For what baby should go without nipple tassels? [Sociological Images] » 8/15/09 6:55pm 8/15/09 6:55pm

Apparently We're Calling Bronzer A "Faux Pregnant Glow" Now

"I would love to have that lit-from-within look, but I'm definitely not ready for a baby anytime soon. My solution? Use these tips to fake it. I just hope no one asks when my due date is..."[Shine] » 8/15/09 5:50pm 8/15/09 5:50pm

"Earlier Today I Had Two Friends Over: One Regular One & One Indian One"

Later: As a teenager tells her Hindu "friend" she's "going down the wrong path" and tries to convert her to Christianity, she also says, "She's Indian — it's like, an African country in Asia." Update: Might be a joke. [Buzzfeed] » 8/13/09 6:40pm 8/13/09 6:40pm

Oh, Just Shut Up About The Cankles Already

Ugh, that's enough, Cankles. We know you're having your moment in the sun, because women need one more thing to hate about their bodies, and god forbid anyone have less-than-shapely ankles, for fuck's sake, but you need to GTFO. » 7/25/09 1:45pm 7/25/09 1:45pm

The Future Of Literature Lies In Lauren Conrad's Hands

"Her debut novel, L.A. Candy, tops the New York Times best-seller list for the second week since its June 16 release. This begs an oh-so-obvious question: Might the Hills hottie be the next Stephenie Meyer?" [E!] » 7/11/09 5:15pm 7/11/09 5:15pm

If Rihanna Wins Another Grammy, Her Troubles Will Disappear!

I realize that it's Tom O'Neil's job to keep track of the various awards shows in Hollywood, but there's just something a bit off about his analysis of both Rihanna's and Chris Brown's career prospects. » 3/08/09 2:45pm 3/08/09 2:45pm