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Sep 21, 2017

Catcalling Is About To Become Illegal In France

When can this be illegalized everywhere else?

Feb 11, 2013

Richard III, Dogs of the Iditarod, and David Beckham in Underwear [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

A rogue police officer, a king's remains and David Beckhan in his under garments, round out this week's current events cheat sheet.

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Nov 26, 2012

Texas Wants Out and Black Friday Shoppers Go Cray [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Happy Monday! (That was semi-sarcastic.) I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving, full of delicious food and low on family awkwardness (hey, a girl can dream). This week's news is dominated by Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, but I did my best to dig out the other stories. Read on!

Oct 15, 2012

Karl Lagerfeld Hates On “Much, Much Overweight” Women

To him, models at the moment are "not that skinny," but it's still not okay for the average woman to carry a little extra weight in his opinion. Has he seen the models on the runway?

Oct 9, 2012

Around the World in 25 Photos

Unfortunately, I won't be able to explore the corners of the earth just yet, but you can flip through this gallery to see some amazing locations from different parts of the world.

Oct 1, 2012

Hackers, Jimmy Hoffa, Supertaxes and Let’s Have a Kiki [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

How is it that nothing is blooming and I still have terrible allergies? Anyway. Here are the week's top stories.

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Aug 25, 2010

If Lynx Lodge is Real, This Should Be Too!

In Australia, the ultimate fantasy man-cation is about to become a reality. The Lynx lodge, a male-only resort boasting on-staff models and a list of cringe-worthy activities, is opening this November. Now you can send your boyfriend, brother, and dad to play Twister with gorgeous Aussie girls, sit front row at a mud-wrestling match, and then embark on manly sporting endeavors like golf and fishing.

Going Abroad? Tips for Traveling Through Europe

Spending the summer abroad can be a lot of fun, but being abroad for awhile can start to take its toll on you when traveling around a foreign country. While I had the best time studying at Kingston University in London this summer, I also broadened my cultural horizons and learned a few things about traveling and surviving in a foreign country.

Jan 2, 2010

Independence Day: Party Like A (Real) Patriot

've always tried to be a good American. I've lived each and every day by the words of the good book: the Declaration of Independence. It guides the deeds I do, the words I write, the kicks I wear. But every Fourth of July, I get stuck.

Jul 2, 2009

Saturday Read: Left Bank by Kate Muir

I've officially been re-bitten by the travel bug. During the school year my traveling urges go into a slight hibernation as I am far too busy getting my study on to dream of far off places and the trips I'd like to take. There are times, though, when my studies get too boring and I find myself planning imaginary trips to London, England or Walt Disney World.

Apr 25, 2009

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Oct 9, 2008

Freshmen: Trying Too Hard

It’s true that upperclassmen tend to look down their noses at freshmen, particularly early in the year when they’re wet...

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Oct 5, 2008

She Just Had Twins!?

Angelina Jolie hit the red carpet this weekend (with the best arm candy…EVER) to promote her new movie, Changeling. And,...

Aug 23, 2008

Paris Hilton Blackberry Diary, August 23

So I know I haven’t written in like forever, but it’s time for me to tell you that me and...

Aug 20, 2008

He Said/She Said: Body Hair in the Bedroom

Body hair – for good reason – is a topic not often discussed. For one thing, there are far more...

Jul 6, 2008

I’m Allllllllll Set With Brad and Angelina

Okay, I’m gonna go ahead and say it. I’m really going to say it. I hope god doesn’t strike me...

Jun 23, 2008

The Boys of Wimbledon

Wimbledon 2008 kicked off today in Wimbledon, England (and I thought it was just a creative name!). In honor of...

Jun 3, 2008

Angie Isn’t Afraid to Shoot You. Seriously.

In a recent interview, the very-pregnant-due-any-day Angelina Jolie made it clear that she wouldn’t hesitate to pick up a gun...

May 20, 2008

Big Boobs versus Big Heart: Flavor of Love 3 Finale

And here it is – the finale that no one really cares about. I’m calling Thing 2 for the win...

Apr 27, 2008

Food Crisis Sparks Global Riots: World Leaders Struggle to Respond

According to the World Bank, global food prices have increased by 75% since 2005 and 45% in the last nine...

Apr 21, 2008

Trouble Follows the Torch

In several previous posts I discussed the intense controversy surrounding the upcoming Beijing Olympics. In recent weeks the traditional international...

Oct 1, 2007

College Kids Have Sex–Just Not That Much

• Think you’re going through a dry spell? “The average [amount of sex oppourtunities] in the engineering school is probably...

Jun 22, 2007

Hot List: Charlotte Gainsbourg

There are a lot of things about France that, despite trying hard to understand, I just can’t wrap my head...

Jun 15, 2007

Say cheese! (made from breast milk)

File this under S-I-C-K. A French website, advertising a farm called Le Petit Singly, claims to sell a special type...

May 22, 2007

Things To Consider When Studying Abroad — And I’m Not Talking Moneybelts.

If you’re lucky, you’ll be studying abroad this summer instead of taking a load off and “relaxing” (aka being unemployed)...