Here Is What It's Like When Women Have Slightly More Power

Having it all is, of course, a tired phrase that crassly oversimplifies the stakes for most women, and yet, for the sake of shorthand, let's rename it "Winning at Life" instead. If winning at life is, say, balancing family, romance and power on something like your terms — then the ladies of the Mosuo got it all… »9/25/14 4:20pm9/25/14 4:20pm

Money Can't Buy You Happiness, But a Little Respect Can

While it's true that having money can make life easier—I mean what's easier than spending all day rolling around in a pile of $100 bills?—money doesn't necessarily make you feel happy. Hence the old cliché. But if money is out, then what does make us happy? Well, a lot of things, really: puppies, butterscotch candies,… »6/21/12 11:40am6/21/12 11:40am

Imagine, if You Will, a World Where You Can Play Tiny Tower During Takeoff

Frequent air travelers, rejoice! That painful period during take-off and landing when you're not allowed to use your electronic devices might soon be a lot more bearable. The Federal Aviation Administration said yesterday that it will work with airlines and other involved parties to find a way to determine whether… »3/20/12 10:20am3/20/12 10:20am

Coincidentally, The Best Countries For Women Are A Bit Chilly

A new ranking by Newsweek/Daily Beast reveals which countries are the best and worst places for women to live. Using data from 165 countries, they based their rankings on five categories: "treatment under the law, workforce participation, political power, and access to education and health care." And without further… »9/27/11 5:25pm9/27/11 5:25pm

How To Be A Woman On The Forbes 100 List: Sell Your Soul

There are three women in the top 10 of the Forbes Celebrity 100 List: Lady Gaga (1), Oprah (2), and Taylor Swift (7). Gaga may not have as much money as Oprah, but the magazine took influence and power into consideration. When it comes to web and social media rankings, as well as press coverage, Gaga wins. And yeah,… »5/19/11 7:00pm5/19/11 7:00pm

Muscles: Strong Enough For A Man, But Made For A Woman?

The latest Photoshop challenge at Worth 1000 »11/26/08 2:30pm11/26/08 2:30pm is called "Celebrity Steroids: Juicing the Rich and Famous." Participants have given stars like Angelina Jolie, Amy Winehouse and Gisele Bundchen rippling abs, bulging biceps and thunderous thighs. The effect is supposed to be hilarious, or, at least, jarring. But consider…