Unicorns have eaten the beauty industry alive. But what can the experts on antiquity teach us about these magical beasts?
The final trailer for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Luc Besson’s long-awaited film version of the comic of the same name, has finally hit, and while there’s no Rihanna to be found in this clip, you will find every holographic glittery look you’ll ever want to wear on your unicorn-pukiest days.
Unicorns no longer just have the power to counteract poison. Now, they can make your cheekbones pop.
Scientists have known about the Siberian unicorn—Elasmotherium sibiricum—for ages. They believed the huge, pointy beast lived around 350,000 years ago. They were wrong.
On Wednesday, Juliette, a white pony wearing a fake horn, decided she had had enough of her dead-end job (posing with children at a ranch in Madera Ranchos, California) and made a break for it, twice.
Here is a cake in the shape of a unicorn farting rainbow farts. You are welcome.
Here is a woman dressed as a unicorn wearing a tutu photobombing a live news report.
Here is a dude who looks eerily like Matthew Fox preaching a very serious sermon about unicorns. It goes on for almost an hour and rambles through several topics including why you shouldn't marry an "unbeliever" and whether homeschooling is legal in Switzerland.
If you love unicorns and questionable labor practices, then you'll be happy to know that Lisa Frank, Inc. has a position open in its art department.
To her fans, Lisa Frank is almost as mythical a figure as her beloved unicorn. For women in their twenties, thirties, and forties, Frank's name alone conjures up a specter of koala bears clinging to rainbow-flavored ice-cream cones, neon tiger cubs frolicking with surfing penguins, and, of course, majestic unicorns…
On Sunday, Sasha Obama wore a sweater with a unicorn on it to a basketball game. By Thursday, unicorn sweaters had gone extinct. (Is "extinct" the word for a sweater selling out? Maybe it should be.)
Everyone's favorite sparkly Internet meme has a long and strangely scientific history – naturalists and scholars have been obsessing over unicorns for over 2000 years. What turned a scientific curiosity of the year 398 BCE into a virgin-loving Christian symbol?
I'm not sure what I would do if I saw this thing running at me — either punch it or hug it. Mothers, hold your children a little closer tonight.
The epic Craigslist ad is quickly becoming the impoverished modern equivalent of the epic poem, and it’s really just a matter of time until some enterprising literary critic launches the Craigslist Ad Quarterly, and the charm of a half-crazed, over-reaching attempt to get rid of a couch “woven entirely from Unicorn…
Poor Spyke the cat! Tortured in the name of advertising some ridiculous inflatable fake unicorn horns. You will all pay for this.
Well, it looks like we finally found the intersection on the Venn diagram for North Korea and tween girls from the 1970s. Both, as it turns out, are super into unicorns. And making things up.
Ke$ha is confusing. When I first heard "Tik Tok," I thought it was a joke. An unfunny morning radio jingle, in which a white girl was "rapping." When I realized it was an actual song, I was incredulous — is this what people like now? I was bewildered by the human race. A year ago, I wrote the words, "her music is…
Funny little girls raised on Lisa Frank Trapper Keepers become hilarious women who dream of pianos made of clouds. Who cares that it's a commercial? It's got pathos!
Every year we do a survey of cover art elements for the top fantasy novels published in the previous year. After the jump, some observations on the data, including analysis of the decline in castles and the extinction of unicorns.