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7 Ridiculous Laws Against Women

On November 17th, the Paycheck Fairness Act went to the Senate for vote. The bill would have provided “improvement and modifications” to the Equal Pay Act of 1963. President Obama called it a common sense bill. Nonetheless, it failed to pass due to an overwhelming surge of Republican opposition. Democrats […]

10 Natural Aphrodisiacs for a Cold Winter’s Night

The snow is flying and the fog is rolling in, so there’s no better time for getting comfortable between the sheets. But just because you’ve trekked inside with mini-icicles hanging from your eyebrows doesn’t mean you can’t heat things up at home. And there are many ways you can bring […]

Classic Quotes from Hollywood’s Original Leading Ladies

Hollywood’s sirens of its most glamorous era sound off. 1920s Hollywood and onward boasted a bevy of women who exploded onto the silver screen, not only for their striking beauty, but because of their confidence, style and verve. They were dreamers, pioneers, and yes, feminists, women in the spotlight whose […]

Get the Slap on Green Bug Repellent

Bugs are big right now. Or should I say – bedbugs are big. The little bloodsuckers are all over the news more than a bad dress at the Oscars. And it’s getting worse. The latest infestation to hit the news waves? Google’s Manhattan office has “˜em, causing some to speculate […]

Put On Your Sunbonnets: We’re Gonna Make Our Own Moisturizer

I just ran across an organic rose petal face cream that goes for around $200. Now, I’m sure it’s amazing organic rose petal face cream. But am I about to spend a couple hundred of my hard-earned clams on it? That’s about as likely as me becoming a marginally famous […]

Moody? PMSing? Just Plain Annoyed? 5 Ways to Kick It

For some of us, a bad mood crawls up your spine unnoticed until you’re glaring at your significant other for a reason you can’t remember. Was it eating the last of the bread? Never mind that this was your week to skip eating bread – you were going to have […]

7 Things We Can’t Believe the EPA Dropped the Ball On

Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) celebrated its 40th birthday. And as we have already pointed out, the EPA should be given mad props for all the good work they have done. Among other accomplishments via thankyouepa.com, the EPA has reduced more than 60 percent of the dangerous air pollutants. […]

You Can Be Too Clean

Chemical cleaners remind me of elementary school. Way back when dinosaurs roamed the earth alongside Ms. Pac Man, the harsh smell of bleach and whatever that green gravel they sprinkled around could knock this third-grader onto her dungarees. Now it turns out, that cleaner might be responsible for my years […]

The Permanent Problems of Permanent Makeup

For me, a successful application of makeup is all about the eyeliner. If I manage to get it on straight and properly shaped, I’ll strut through the rest of the evening winking at everyone who looks me in my perfectly-lined eyes. Or do so in my sassy dreams, since this […]

Breathe Cleaner Air With These 7 Houseplants

I am marrying a man who knows how to work a houseplant. It is, as the Victorians might have termed, an extremely advantageous match. Why? Because I once kept a ficus tree in the same pot for 13 years and possess plant nurturing skills that work like a bottle of […]

Oprah: Friend or Foe?

Said Slate writer Arthur Allen as he was about to criticize Oprah Winfrey, “Chastising a celebrity is an exercise in futility. You feel like a kitten being held by the scruff of its neck, scrabbling wildly in the air without drawing blood.” The man has a point. What other celebrity […]

Top 5 Reasons to See ‘12 Years A Slave’

Critics and audiences are buzzing about Fox Searchlight’s “12 Years a Slave,” which opens October 18th. Here are five reasons why you should see it. “I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, sons of former slaves and sons of former slave owners will be […]

What’s the Deal with Anti-Bacterial Soap?

America has declared war, and it’s not against high-waisted jeans. (Though on that subject, consider me General Patton.) Germs are the new enemy and we’re engaged in hand-to-hand combat with them. Recall the sight of Britney Spears traipsing across gas station bathrooms barefoot, which horrified people more than her shaved […]

Winter Wants to Kick Your Butt (Here’s How to Prepare)

One minute you’re stretching out beachside reading the latest tome from Michael Pollan, the greenista’s dream man. The next you’re crouched under your comforter with only your nose sticking out because the temperature in your bedroom is unholy. (Thank you, crappy space heater.) Somewhere between awesome new knee-high boots and […]

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Top 5 Reasons to See ‘12 Years A Slave’

Critics and audiences are buzzing about Fox Searchlight’s “12 Years a Slave,” which opens October 18th. Here are five reasons why you should see it. “I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, sons of former slaves and sons of former slave owners will be […]

The 7 Best TV Shows to Binge Watch

It’s a golden age of television, and these are the 7 of the best TV shows to prove it. I love TV. I also enjoy NPR, macrobiotic teas, and Instragramming the ingredients on natural beauty products. By all accounts, shouldn’t my TV stand now be a planter for my indoor […]

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