This Exhibit on Female Printmakers Is a Treasure Trove of Fascinating Women

There are certain stereotypes about women’s creativity prior to the twentieth century, and generally they revolve around appropriately domestic novels, amateur watercolors, needlework, and “folk art.” But there’ve always been women who found ways around those rules. Witness, for instance, an ongoing exhibit at the New… »11/11/15 1:36pm11/11/15 1:36pm


Restoration of One of Queen Elizabeth's Paintings Reveals a Man Taking a Dump 

When you own an extensive art collection—as does Queen Elizabeth II—you’ll occasionally need to send a couple of pieces out for some restoration work. Which is how conservators uncovered a man popping a squat and taking a poop in the corner of a 17th century Dutch painting that once belonged to George IV. »11/05/15 2:15pm11/05/15 2:15pm

Socialite Lydia Hearst Supports The Wearing Of Underpants In Times Square

  • The Man is cashing in on National Underwear Day, this ridiculous thing they do in Times Square every year with people running around in undies. This year, those wags will be competing with the pros: "Diesel, Natori, Nautica, Tommy Hilfiger and 2Xist underwear brands will have hotties strutting in their skivvies in a…
  • »7/31/08 11:30am7/31/08 11:30am

The Modern Wedding Ceremony: Full Of Patriarchal Pitfalls!

Perhaps diamond rings are "profoundly anti-feminist," but what about those other deeply entrenched wedding traditions? Where did those come from and are they secretly evil? Mental Floss has done a round-up of 8 common rites of marriage and boy, is it informative. Apparently brides didn't start wearing white until the… »6/24/08 3:00pm6/24/08 3:00pm