What Ever Happened to Elsie Scheel, 1912's Perfect Woman Who 'Didn't…

Back in 1912, the New York Times declared Elsie Scheel the "perfect woman." Sure, she may have been a little bit of a dick about how perfect she was (a followup article in The Oregonian reported that "Miss Scheel feels that the average girl does too much of the wrong sort of thing - too many dances and not enough… » 1/03/13 2:50pm 1/03/13 2:50pm

Meet 1912's Perfect Woman: Pear-Shaped, 171 Lbs, Doesn't Know Fear

100 years ago, the New York Times declared Elsie Scheel of Brooklyn the "most nearly perfect specimen of womanhood." » 12/21/12 12:45pm 12/21/12 12:45pm

Sunday Sign-Off: Appreciate Some Broken Art

On this day, way back in 1820, the Aphrodite of Milos was discovered (in several pieces) by a young farmer named Yorgos Ketrotas on the Aegean Island of Milos. Because it wasn't brick-shaped (in other words, useful), Yorgos was all set to cover it back up and continue on with his afternoon of brick-digging.… » 4/08/12 6:40pm 4/08/12 6:40pm

10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, Tyra tries to invent a new term for "plus size," Tim Gunn hates the Kardashians, and all the staircases Barbara Walters has walked down over the years. » 3/05/10 8:00pm 3/05/10 8:00pm