To Roll or Not to Roll?: The Sartorial Question Every Man Must Ask…

We're in the middle of summer, the sweatiest time of the year. Summer is easy for women- we've got short shorts, skirts, skorts, short short skorts, the list goes on. When it gets hot as fuh, we have seemingly endless sartorial options to cool ourselves off. Men, however, get the short end of the fashion stick. I'm… » 8/01/13 5:30pm 8/01/13 5:30pm

Exercise Can Actually Affect Your Genes for the Better

Alright, you guys. Time to sit down and talk SCIENCE. As someone who took AP Biology and AP Chemistry in high school and only cried once a week in class, I am up on my science game. I once made a replica of a cell entirely out of soap and the whole thing weighed about 7 lbs. But enough about me and my many scientific… » 8/01/13 4:10pm 8/01/13 4:10pm

Shonda Rhimes Is Writing a Movie About Female War Correspondents

As if you weren't excited enough about Shonda Rhimes' latest TV project already, she's teaming up with Sony's Columbia Pictures to return to her big screen roots. Rhimes' new movie, which has been in talks since before Grey's Anatomy, will be about female war correspondents, a subject that Rhimes has been interested… » 7/30/13 3:30pm 7/30/13 3:30pm

Women At Risk to Lose Rights Amidst Afghan Peace Process

Since the collapse of the Taliban in 2001, when the status of women in Afghanistan was arguably at its lowest in recent history, Afghani women have made meaningful strides in gaining rights. During the brutal Taliban years, women were banned from going to work or even leaving their house without a male to accompany… » 7/29/13 6:00pm 7/29/13 6:00pm

Edgy Miley Cyrus Wanted to Find a ‘Weird’ ‘Tranny Bar’ in Germany

NEWSFLASH: Miley Cyrus is weird now. She likes weird things like asymmetrical haircuts, grillz, twerking, and "jweats," and she is an inspiration for young people everywhere to get weird. And by "get weird," I mean throw together some hackneyed references to subcultures and groups that have struggled to exist in a… » 7/29/13 3:30pm 7/29/13 3:30pm

Nail Art Isn't Dead, You Just Own Every Shade Imaginable

The astronomical increases in nail polish consumption (no, not eating it) have been unprecedented in the last 4 years. In 2011, the industry reported a 67% growth, with a 42% increase in 2012. And though sales have grown by 19% so far in 2013, everyone is eager to put the nail in nail art's coffin. NYMag reports that… » 7/26/13 7:00pm 7/26/13 7:00pm

In China, Foreign-Made Baby Formula is the Latest Black Market Product

Smuggled goods in China are a major sub-industry in the burgeoning country. Among the usual black market goods like electronics and Louis Vuitton bags, a new product has emerged as a hot commodity: baby formula. After the death of six babies from a melamine contamination in 2008, with over 300,000 children reported… » 7/26/13 2:20pm 7/26/13 2:20pm

Guys, Scientists Incepted a Mouse. We're Next.

I'm not one to wear tin foil hats, but that's because silver's really not my color. But I'm willing to put that aside after reading this new study (But seriously, silver does NOTHING for my skin tone). Scientists at MIT have successfully created false memories in mice, according to a study released in the journal… » 7/25/13 6:40pm 7/25/13 6:40pm

Chickens May Be Smarter Than Your Toddler

Hey parents! Guess who's smarter than your toddler? Freaking chickens. Yeah, you heard right. Your kid is more idiotic than the chicken that was pulverized into a cute, star-shaped nugget you fed your little one for dinner last night. A new study sponsored by the Happy Egg Company (lol) has found that domesticated… » 7/25/13 4:00pm 7/25/13 4:00pm

Un-American Americans Are Cutting Back on Drinking Soda

America's three biggest soda companies, Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, have reported declining sales in the last quarter. And though it may seem that health-conscious Americans are probably opting for the diet versions of their favorite speshal juice, it's actually the diet versions of sodas that are… » 7/25/13 2:40pm 7/25/13 2:40pm

Burka-Clad Wonder Woman is Pakistan's Latest Superhero

Malala Yousafzai's story has brought the international spotlight to the state of girl's schools in Pakistan. But despite Malala's ultimate triumph over the Taliban thugs that attempted to murder her for supporting education for girls, the situation for girls seeking schooling in Pakistan is grimmer than ever.… » 7/25/13 2:20pm 7/25/13 2:20pm