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Filed Under:Humor / odd
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Archived Since:February 4, 2011

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Take This Halloween Costume Idea … Please

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

One of my old coworkers once went as a garden gnome. She basically just dressed herself as a gnome (very comfortable and warm) and carried around a plot of fake grass that she would stand on from time to time. Sort of brilliant! This...Show More Summary

Hot Yoga Changed My Life, Body, and Spirit Animal

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

I have defined abs, I have Michelle Obama arms, I have much-improved posture. I can do handstands and weird arm balances that defy gravity. I can beat most of my male friends in a push-up contest. I have the self-confidence to declare these things.

Beauty Q&A: Streaky Polish, Cardigan Season, and Drinks for a Lady

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Nail polish — I’ve been unreasonably squicked out by it for far too long now, but all the girly blogs I’ve been reading have worn me down. Problem is, I gravitate towards the sheer, pale, pinky stuff and it NEVER goes on right! No matter how many coats I do (OK, so I’ve never gone beyond two really. See: lazy) it looks streaky and uneven. What’s the trick?

Really Good Books About Real People

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Also known as memoirs and biographies. Or things that mostly fit into that rubric.

Scandals of Classic Hollywood: In Like Errol Flynn

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Errol Flynn was that guy — that one guy, we all know them — who was too handsome for his own good. Early on, he figured out what his looks could do for him, and he rode that wave to various destinations. He was a textbook womanizer,Show More Summary

Baggage, “Bed Death,” and Suspected Infidelity Triangles

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Despite my divorce and recent dumping, I actually do think I make an okay partner, and it might be nice to be in love again someday. Any thoughts?

Things to Ban Instead of Commonly Banned Books

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Why would anyone want to ban Bridge To Terabithia?

Reading Between the Texts

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

R: “Hey, just wanted to tell you that I miss you and love you and you are an awesome boyfriend.” Him: “Thanks”

Beauty Q&A: Sex Hair, Fur, and the Perfect T-Shirt

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

I need the perfect t-shirt. The sort of t-shirt that’s tissue-soft but still manages to not be totally see-through. I want to dress like a cool California girl.

The Best Time I Got an Endometrial Ablation

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Endometrial ablations (removing the lining of the uterus) are generally performed on super-heavy bleeders, to help reduce the flow. Various methods are used, some of which sound more frightening than others: lasers (!), microwaves, radio waves, extreme cold, or extreme heat.

The Best Scones

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

The Recipe relies on whipping cream, rather than butter, to produce scones with a light, pillowy texture, just like the tearoom’s. Their textural perfection and light flavor makes them the perfect template for experimenting with filling combinations. Show More Summary

Smoking: The Pros and Cons (Excluding All Health Risks)

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

I’ve never smoked a cigarette, not even a puff. Perhaps because of this, I’ve spent my life monitoring both my smoking and non-smoking friends, keeping a tally of which side seems to have better lives. I wonder, if smoking weren’t detrimental to health, would I pick up a cigarette? There are pros and cons.

Ask a Clean Person: Laundry School Is In Session!

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

You cannot believe how much you'll learn about laundry here, for real.

Sometimes State Quarters…

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Sometimes state quarters seem to have ripped their imagery right from the calendar you bought at the dollar store on January 3.

The League of Ordinary Ladies: Girl What’s Your Thing

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

I NEED to keep my Facebook friends at 666 because I DON'T KNOW WHY!

Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Dorothy Dandridge vs. The World

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

She was called “the black Marilyn Monroe” and had flawless, radiant skin the black press referred to as “honey” and “cafe au lait.” And there was the certain way she took ownership of a room, with a reverberating, confident laugh and fierce, dazzling eyes. Show More Summary

Life Lessons From the 1968 Playboy Club Bunny Manual

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

You must always conduct yourself in a manner that can only bring credit to your job and the other Bunnies with whom you work.

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