There are few names more famous than that of ill-fated French queen Marie Antoinette. Her legacy is so powerful that she occupies a surprisingly large, thoroughly wacky swath of the stock photography universe.
For students and teachers all over the country, we’re currently at the tail-end of the semester before a much-needed winter break. It’s the home stretch, no doubt, but before our weeks off, every student must buckle down and finish finals season, whether that student is an AP eighth grader or home at sick with the…
Recently, I had occasion to search the stock photography database Shutterstock for pictures depicting ancient Rome. A theme quickly emerged: sexy ancient Romans. There are a lot of depictions of sexy ancient Romans. Even for a passel of horn dogs like the ancient Romans, it’s a lot!
Fun fact: Overstock.com, your home for discounts on handsome-but-unnecessary ottomans, has a substantial stockpile of food and precious metals, just in case there’s some catastrophic financial collapse. You know—as one does.
When the ladies of The View ran afoul of the nursing profession back in September, the sheer force of the backlash that ensued seemed to catch people by surprise. Unless, of course, you actually know any nurses and understand what they do all day—or through the long, lonely hours of the night, for that matter.
If you want a bunch of women working on a film, start with with female producers and directors.
Any moment now, you should be receiving a concerned email from your mom, urging you to cut back on your consumption of processed meats because the WHO is now claiming that bacon and its ilk are basically cancer meat. But—to be fair—it’s delicious cancer meat.
Being a male millennial is totally fucked, because they keep taking away our rights. Today was the male millennial apocalypse because Pitchfork Media, the male millennial bible where I can find out about all my favorite rappers and bands, totally SOLD OUT to a major media conglomerate called Condé Nast, which is…
A jewel thief was caught when the diamond she stole from a jewelry fair in Bangkok refused to vacate her body. Jiang Xulian and a male accomplice allegedly switched the 6-carat diamond for a fake gem when they asked to take a closer look. The two were attempting to fly out of Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi Airport with the…
Last year, the U.K. launched a new, national sperm bank—but only nine dudes are making deposits.
A German couple spending the day at a beach on the North Sea has found a message in a bottle that’s at least 108 years old. Possibly the oldest ever found, it was not originally released by a lovelorn, boating Kevin Costner, but rather an Edwardian British scientist studying undersea currents.
A solitary, silent majority of teenage girls plays video games: often alone, rarely online. When teenage girls do venture online to play games—and a fair chunk of them do, quite regularly—they usually don’t speak.
North Yorkshire cops recently pulled over a man for a talking-to about his bald tires. They discovered that he was driving around with a sheep for company. That car must’ve smelled just great.
Sorry, gals, but scientists are onto the fact that you don’t, like, buy cigarettes but you maybe bum them every once in a while but only when you’re out drinking and you never even really hold it, you just take a puff of your friend’s. And they say it’s still bad for you.
Things aren’t going great for the greeting-card business, and it’s probably the Internet’s fault. Ain’t it always?
Nothing can tamp down barbecue fun like the wrong music choice—and nothing is more distracting while you’re trying to, say, make beer can chicken than having to spend time making the perfect barbecue playlist. So we did it for you!
Quick reminder if you’re deliberating between Tinder and OK Cupid and Match: They’re all owned by the same corporate parent, anyway!
New government research suggests that, for women, military service drastically increases the likelihood of suicide: female veterans ages 18 to 29 kill themselves at nearly 12 times the rate of non-veterans.
Add Boston to the list of places deploying goats as gardeners (of a sort).
Turn your eyes to France, justice enthusiasts, because there’s quite a case unfolding across the Atlantic. A woman is currently on trial for allegedly bilking people out of hundreds and in some cases thousands of dollars, with pie-in-the-sky promises they could make and sell fancy cheeses to French beauty product…