Being pretty is so, so hard. We know this because the the world's largest news site Daily Mail has a feature on it!
With the help of my Atlantic Wire colleagues, I have compiled 12 contenders for the best summer food, along with the reasons we would consume these items all year round if we had our druthers. Who is the top of the summer food pile? Help us choose.
The Mega Millions is already tearing people apart, and its biggest winners have yet to come forward.
Due to financial complications related to her continued stay in Rikers and the charge of promoting prostitution that's keeping her there, Anna Gristina has been forced to give up the majority of her much-adored pigs.
The first thing a lot of people do whenever a new list of "most outstandings" comes down the pike is check to see what the male to female breakdown is.
It's that time of year: The seasonal shots have been fired; dormant for the winter, it's now time for the war against the ice cream man again.
The second installment in Mad Men's fifth season aired Sunday night, and while it was only an hour compared to the premiere's two (and, alas, there was no Zou Bisou Bisou), many of the themes set up in the first episode carried through, including a focus on female-driven plots. But there were some surprises too!
There's another article about Anna Gristina in the paper that makes us wonder if the editors have decided to go a bit harder on the Mommy Madam—and if that's the case, if it has anything to do with the claims of last week that the paper and the madam are friends.
The New York Post's Jeane MacIntosh has come forward to admit that "Anna Gristina, the notorious soccer mom madam, does have a relationship with someone at the New York Post. It's me."
As America continues in its frenzy over the now $640-million jackpot up for grabs in tonight's Mega Millions lottery, we feel it is our duty to inform you that actually, you really probably don't want to win the lottery.
After a compelling, stark cover Thursday asking the question "What Does a Woman Have to Do to Prove She Was Raped?" the Daily News puts forth what they call the shocking answer on Friday's cover, along with the word "Rage!" in giant type.
The uniquely stark cover of Thursday's New York Daily News asks a question that seems to keep coming up in highly publicized rape cases—publicized, generally, because they involve powerful men, including cops, accused, but not convicted, of rape.
Reading the New York Post's coverage of the Mommy Madam case, one might've been tempted to say that the editors of that paper are in her camp. The New York Observer's Foster Kamer has suggested an explanation: Col Allan, editor of the New York Post, is friends with the Mommy Madam herself.
The beloved and cozily familiar Quaker Oats man looks a tad different these days. Larry—did you know his name is Larry?—has been put on a Photoshop diet.
It's not every day that you wake up to an article in the New York Post about how powerful New Yorkers are seeking out the assistance of psychics to live better lives, but today is that day.
Benefiting from the Midas touch of the label "The Hunger Games"—the movie raked in $155 million in its opening weekend for Lionsgate—is the soundtrack, titled The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond, which reached number 1 on the album chart this week.
Parents are taking out loans to pay for their children's educations. That's been happening for years, you say? Well, yes. Except now the loans are being taken out for high school educations—and even kindergarten.
A Maxim magazine an article entitled "How to Cure a Feminist" is inspiring lots of people around the Internet to get very angry. But this article is from 2003.
According to a new report, Dominique Strauss-Kahn referred to young ladies as "luggage" and "gifts" when he texted his pals while planning his alleged sex parties.
After a dramatic lead-up that included passionate campaigns and weeks of canvassing on both sides from Coop members and local politicians, the members of the Park Slope Food Coop voted down the opportunity to vote on whether or not Israeli products should be banned from the store.
The Internet has seized upon the mortifying story told by Dara-Lynn Weiss, who put her 7-year-daughter Bea on what people are calling the "Tiger Mother" diet, and then wrote about it in Vogue magazine.
The Park Slope Food Coop is gearing up for a meeting tonight that may be the most talked-about Park Slope Food Coop meeting in history. But do you know what is at stake? The topic is boycotting products from Israel, but there is more: vegan marshmallows! shift credits! parliamentary procedure! We put together a preview.
The challenges facing the well-to-do New York City parent never end!
The cover of Tuesday's New York Post is dedicated to the Trayvon Martin story, but there's a twist: It's not about Martin (or his alleged shooter, George Zimmerman) at all, but about the tragedy being "hijacked by 'race hustlers.'"
Hey, America. You have something in common with Mitt Romney. Like you, he had a good time watching The Hunger Games movie this weekend.
If bestselling books turned into movies are hot, bestselling books about kinky sex turned into movies about kinky sex must be even hotter.
The women of Mad Men have never been shrinking violets wary of showing their displeasure or, for that matter, their sexuality, but in this fifth season there seems to be a ratcheting up of both the stakes and the terms.
Being a parent is hard. Being a parent in New York City, where if you don't get your kid into the right preschool or kindergarten you've pretty much ruined the kid's chance of getting into an Ivy League university and having a successful, productive life (or some seem to think), is even harder.
The Park Slope Food Coop is facing what may be the most troubling problem in their 39-year history: apathy.
Let us not forget, in the whiplash-inspiring build-up to the Hunger Games movie cumulating in exhausting midnight showings (and screenings for normal people at normal times), that this all was sprung from a far more humble entity.
Three college friends are driving around the world in a London Black Cab they've named Hannah. But it's not the first time someone's taken a cab a surprisingly non-cab-like distance.
There's this thing happening online. Communities of men are springing up and communicating their likes and dislikes, their favorite brands of organic shave gel and vintage leather tote bags, the way a certain pair of pants manages to look both dashing and casual, instructions on how to wear one's best collar.
After days of headline sabbatical, there's more on the Mommy Madam case. A call girl working for the alleged madam, Anna Gristina, said she was paid to have sex with John Edwards.
Which of these are we more excited about, and why? If we could only see one (which is fortunately not the case), which would it be? We've broken down some key factors in this investigation.
As much as we're enjoying these halcyon early spring days of bare legs and light breezes, perfect al fresco weather, and walking jacketless through the park, we are also worried.
The AP reported on the most disconcerting trend in human resources: job applicants being asked to hand over their Facebook passwords. To see what employers might find, I gave a career coach the keys to my Facebook and Twitter accounts. (And, yes, I changed the passwords right afterward.)
Always wanted to know, secretly, where you could go to see and be seen, the way you were really meant to be seen? Want to act like a real-life or maybe a "self-proclaimed socialite"?
Once upon a time, we innocently went about our lives, casually looking forward to a movie coming to the multiplex near us. Things are different now.
The political debate that has been occupying much of our time over the past several weeks -- that of Obama's health care plan granting free access to birth control for women -- fails to take into account an inherent gender inequality with regard to health care.
The Violence Against Women Act is a U.S. federal law signed into effect by President Bill Clinton in September of 1994, providing $1.6 billion to help investigate and prosecute violent crimes against women. Now, once again, it's the focus of a fight.
Earlier this year, a real estate milestone was achieved in New York City when the most expensive apartment ever— a 6,700-square-foot 10-bedroom on Central Park West—was sold for the kingly sum $88 million. But there is trouble in the land of 24-karat gold bannisters and diamond-studded ice cubes.
Two Internet favorites seem to be leading parallel lives on Twitter. Whose tweet belongs to whom? Test yourself.
It is nice to know, in days when quitting a job might land you your own New York Times Op Ed, that some people take pride in their work. A small coffeeshop in Brooklyn needs a barista, aka, "a fringe type, yet comfortable, like the middle of a Venn diagram."
We're back in business with the Mommy Madam story: Jaynie Mae Baker, the matchmaker accused of being Anna Gristina's second in command, turned herself in Tuesday.
Even though so many people are meeting each other and forming relationships online that your grandma can't even really look at you funny for it (maybe she's doing it herself), a lot of us are doing it wrong. That's where Christine Hooker, professional online dating consultant, comes in.
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