'Bubbling' Is the New Teen Trend That Will Make You Gag

It was only a matter of time before the teens of today (boys of the nadsat), bored with their petty theft and criminal mischief, got tired of silly games like butt chugging and Neknomination and began searching in earnest for something to entertain themselves with that would be both disgusting and completely… » 7/02/14 7:00pm 7/02/14 7:00pm

Dear God In Heaven Please Don't Let 'Going Commando' Become Trendy

First, let me make this clear: I don't care if other people want to swear off underwear. If you want to air your vagina in the honeyed summer breezes of public transportation or your cube farm employer or the law school library, I would never move to interfere with your desire to do that. In America, everyone has the… » 6/16/14 7:00pm 6/16/14 7:00pm

We Need To Talk About 'Butt Selfie Queen' Jen Selter

I tried to ignore this woman for as long as possible. I really did. The first time I heard the term "butt selfie" and later, "Queen of the Butt Selfie," I knew nothing but frustration and eyerolls would come from me learning more about either of those things. So I drew my mind far, far away from this human and her… » 4/15/14 5:15pm 4/15/14 5:15pm

Peggy Olson Is Topless in Overalls on New York Mag Cover

What do you call "overalls" if there's nothing under them? Overnudes? Covernones? The Nipplechafe Express? Regardless, this week's issue of New York Magazine features Mad Men star Elizabeth Moss rocking the heck out of totally 90's fashion trend. Up next: butterfly clips and flannel shirts tied around waists. » 3/10/14 3:15pm 3/10/14 3:15pm

The 'Oil Pulling' Health Craze Works, Just Not in the Way You Think

What if I told you there was ancient folk remedy that could improve your oral health, provide incredible detox benefits and also fix a bajillion other things wrong with you right this very minute, except you have to swish oil in your mouth every day for like 20 minutes? Eh? Yay? Maybe? Intrigued? Me too. Let's talk… » 3/07/14 3:30pm 3/07/14 3:30pm

Hedgehogs Are Quickly Becoming the Most Popular Pets

All ye pet owners searching for that offbeat pet to help you prove to strangers that you aren't some cat or dog yuppie piece of human garbage but a unique individual with FEELS and THOUGHTS — the hedgehog is officially mainstream. That's not a terrible thing, considering that hedgehogs are super cute, relatively easy… » 2/23/14 12:00pm 2/23/14 12:00pm

Your Guide to Mindfulness, the Next Hot Luxury Marketing Trend

I'm of two minds about mindfulness. Sure, it's a great concept: Stop and smell the genetically modified blue roses every now and again, disconnect, focus on the moment and transcend the frenetic pace of existence. And yet, the idea of mindful living as THE hot marketing trend of 2014 threatens to take a perfectly nice… » 1/16/14 4:30pm 1/16/14 4:30pm

Teens Loathe Facebook Because of All the Old People and Baby Pics

Facebook is fast becoming the internet's parent pasture for recently replicated humans who've decided that absolutely everyone in their immediate (and not-so-immediate) social circle needs to see a 60-photo series of their new infant hiding behind a sofa to take a dump in its tiny pants. Like a monkey. A small,… » 12/28/13 1:30pm 12/28/13 1:30pm