Pinterest Engineer Describes Isolation of Being Black In Silicon Valley

USA Today interviewed Justin Edmund, an early employee at Pinterest. The 24-year-old engineer first caught Silicon Valley's attention with a candid personal essay about growing up black, where he said he had "not seen a single technology leader," besides Jack Dorsey "acknowledge the crisis in Ferguson. And why would… » 10/30/14 8:59pm 10/30/14 8:59pm

14 Pieces of Actual, No-Bullshit Wedding Planning Advice

There's a lot of wedding advice floating around the Internet. Problem is, a lot of it is useless fluff dreamed up by a) relatively well-heeled editors contractually obligated to spend their days inventing absurd nonsense to fill pages surrounded by advertisements b) people who've never planned a wedding/mistakenly… » 3/31/14 3:50pm 3/31/14 3:50pm

One-Third of American Women Are on Pinterest, Love Cheese Dip Recipes

It would appear that a full third of women in the U.S. are really, really into mason-jar D.I.Y. projects and inspirational quotes overlaid onto stock photos. Because according to the latest numbers, 33 percent of American women who bother using the Internet at all are now on Pinterest. » 1/02/14 12:20pm 1/02/14 12:20pm

This Revolting Promise Ring Might Be the Worst Pinterest Pin Ever

Did you know it's possible to make the concept of promise rings even more gross? I would have thought, "No, a father giving his daughter a fake wedding ring to remind her that he — well, he and Jesus — are the most important men in her life so she better not even think about fooling around with anybody else is about… » 12/20/13 2:45pm 12/20/13 2:45pm

Important Life Lessons From Pinterest's Top Pins of 2013

Pinterest is to physically impossible crafts, recipes, and photographs for the homebound and quixotic what Cosmo is to physically impossible sex positions for the recently deflowered. But that hasn't stopped millions of pinners from coalescing on the social bulletin board and making their voices (and tastes) heard.… » 12/19/13 2:45pm 12/19/13 2:45pm