Looking for Financial Help? Be a Pretty Lady With Light Skin

If you've ever spent time on any crowdfunding sites—from Kickstarter to Kiva—you know the amount of people seeking your money can be overwhelming. It can be hard to choose when often everyone on the site seems so deserving. (Well, it's probably less difficult to decide when you're on Kickstarter choosing between… » 3/28/12 1:15pm 3/28/12 1:15pm

Avril Thinks It's All About Her; Men Are The "Vanilla Gender"

• Avril Lavigne teaches young girls the importance of narcissism. • Indianapolis is the most sexually satisfied city? Uh, okay. • France's only female 3-star chef is opening a cooking school in Valence. • Scientific breakthrough! Sexually inhibited women have a harder time getting off. • Men are the "vanilla gender"… » 4/17/08 5:00pm 4/17/08 5:00pm

Barack Obama's Mama: Bohemian Bad Ass Boundary-Breaker

On the front page of the New York Times website is a glowing profile of Barack Obama's mother, Stanley Ann Dunham Soetoro, who died of ovarian cancer in 1995. Soetero lived the bohemian '60s counter-culture dream, except she replaced all the LSD with Indonesian microfinance non-profit work. She was born in Kansas and… » 3/14/08 9:30am 3/14/08 9:30am