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Friday News Bites: Marriage Equality in Montana + More

Yeah, I’m busy on Facebook liking every single positive mention of marriage equality in my state. My whole timeline is one big victory lap from everyone I know who has hoped for this moment. And while Montana’s victory is no more momentous than any other state embracing marriage equality — like South Carolina also did this week — this is the state... Read More

Health Today: Texting Is Hazardous To Your Health

5 ways texting is slowly destroying your health -Bustle Why you should own both day and night lip treatments -The Frisky An attempt to censor a lingerie ad went seriously, horribly wrong -The Gloss 7 cold weather skincare care mistakes...Show More Summary

Kickstartable: Element Botanicals Project Make. More. Grow.

This week’s Kickstartable spoke to me because HELLO WINTER. As soon as the air turns cold, my skin turns dry and cracked. I am always looking for quality skin products that can up my moisture retention rate. Element Botanicals seems to have products that will fit that bill. Their Project Make. More. Grow. will help get their products onto more... Read More

Frisky Q&A: Secrets In Lace Co-Founder Daniel Whitsett On Classic Looks, Body Positivity & Vintage Style Icons

Lingerie brand Secrets In Lace turns back the clock to a time when lingerie was beautifully made to last. The brand is the world’s largest seller of 100% nylon stockings, which are manufactured on the same machines once used to make the high-quality stockings of the 1950?s. Secrets In Lace also sells garter belts, bullet bras, [...]

Jon Stewart Got All Lovey Dovey On “Colbert”

It’s been interesting watching Jon Stewart do the media rounds to promote his movie, “Rosewater,” after building a long career out of lampooning the American news media. For example, prior to this week, the last time Stewart appeared on CNN was in 2004, when he got the “Crossfire” audience to applaud the idea that “Crossfire” [...]

New Show Recap: How to Get Away with Murder 1×09, “Kill Me, Kill Me, Kill Me”

As I write this, it is Friday morning, over 8 hours since last night’s How to Get Away with Murder episode ended, and I am still trying to process what happened. I’ll warn you now, this recap is a lot longer than usual because there’s just so much to cover! Let’s start from the beginning. The flashbacks are over and... Read More

17 Reasons Danny Castellano Is Our Dream Man

“The Mindy Project” features a host of lovable characters, but the most swoon-worthy of all is Danny Castellano. You may not know it yet, but Mindy’s best friend and now boyfriend is the guy of your dreams. A few reasons he’s basically the greatest… 1. He loves his Ma and still visits her for Sunday [...]

10 Mascara Hacks That’ll Make Your Lashes Larger Than Life

This post is brought to you by our friends at Teen. If you’re only going to apply one beauty product to your face a day, mascara should probably be that product. Whether you’re sick, tired, or all of the above, mascara can instantlyShow More Summary

Two-Thirds Of Your Family Would Like You To Turn Your Dang Phone Off This Thanksgiving

Normally when I get approached by a brand with a story I could write about I’m like “meh” and just ignore it because a lot of them just want their product plugged, and that’s boring for everyone. However, there are fun ones in the mix, like a small study Eventbrite commissioned about cell phone use [...]

Make It Stop: “My Friends’ Social Media Updates Are Making Me Depressed”

I feel like a bad friend. My friends seem so successful and I feel like I’m stalling. All I see are updates about marriages, babies, pregnancies, I feel like I can’t keep up. How do I not feel so terrible about it? Social media is a tool, not a reflection of real life. Like airbrushed [...]

Ryan Gosling’s Got A Stalker Problem (Plus, More Alleged Cosby Victims Come Forward)

Ryan Gosling has a stalker! No, not me, I am just an enthusiastic fannnnn thank you very much. No, he has an actual stalker named Grace Marie Del Villar, who has dropped by his home, sent him and his family members disturbing pieces of mail, and referred to him as her “twin flame.” Gosling was [...]

Jimmy Kimmel’s “Mean Tweets” Segment Never Gets Old

I’m dyingggg. Either “Jimmy Kimmel Live”‘s “Mean Tweets” segment is getting funnier, or humankind is becoming more vicious— okay, or maybe  it’s both. Whatever it may be, the TV host brought back his popular “Mean Tweets” segment last night, where he has celebs read actual cruel tweets directed at them, and it was one of [...]

Beauty Test Drive: Own Day & Night Lip Treatments

Own Beauty is all about is all about healthy products that avoid harsh chemicals and are safe for sensitive skin. Their lip treatments are no different – the line is enriched with Vitamin C and E and offer a gentle avenue for moisturizing. On days when there’s no gloss on my lips, I have a [...]

Accidental Virgin: Why Is It So Scary To Define The Relationship?

When is the right time to define the effing relationship? More » Accidental Virgin: Why Is It So Scary To Define The Relationship? is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..

This Golden Retriever Family Transcends Any & All Winter Blues

Working on the internet means I see a steady stream baby animal videos pretty much all day, but these puppies go far beyond any level of preciousness I’ve ever seen. I mean, being chased around by golden retriever puppies all day is what heaven looks like, right? They even make winter weather look fun!

15 Boozy Gift Ideas For The Drinkers In Your Life

The holidays are upon us, which means it’s time to start shopping for the perfect gifts to get for your loved ones. As much as I’m sure your dad enjoyed that tie you got him, and your best friends are using the picnic basket you bought (ha), why not give them something that they’ll really [...]

NaNoWriMo 2014 — Week 3 Check In

We’ve reached the third week of NaNoWriMo, friends. How did your writing go over the past seven days? I’m at a place that might be generously be described as ”horrendously” behind. My third week word count is hovering around the day 10 goal. I did this to myself by doing one of the things I vigorously advise against — I allowed... Read More

Book Review: The Abortionist’s Daughter by Elisa DeCarlo

Recently, the mister noted that I’ve become somewhat preoccupied with early 1900s “upper-crusty British people,” as he put it. Taking a look at my Netflix viewing and some of my reading, he’s not wrong. Though set in New York, ElisaShow More Summary

UVA Freshman Says She Was Gang Raped At A Frat House — And Then Discouraged From Reporting It

The latest issue of Rolling Stone has an incredible and disturbing feature about a student at the University of Virginia who was gang raped at a frat house her freshman year and was told by the school not to report it. [Rolling Stone] Rebecca Traister has written a fantastic piece for The New Republic about [...]

The Definitive Pizza Topping Ranking

I am a mass consumer of pizza. In my household, we probably consume two or three pizza or pizza-like substances a week at bare minimum. I think because my wife and I both work retail and she goes to school full time, our food options tend to lean toward the easy and the take out. I have always been a... Read More

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