BY Melanie Mignucci in General on Aug 01, 2013 |
The pop star, wonderwoman and possible goddess Beyoncé recently posted this photo of herself posing as an eight- or nine-year-old to her Tumblr.
In the photo, she’s decked out in a gold lamé one-shoulder dress and matching beehive turban, with huge, dangly earrings, possibly getting ready for a school play. (Or, if you ask me, just dressing up.) It’s a look lacking the subtlety of the star’s later wardrobe, but, hell – ... Read More
Here’s a feel-good story for the end of your day:
Brooklyn-based independent bookseller Kicks Books thought their entire stock of paperbacks was lost when Hurricane Sandy flooded their warehouse in October 2012. But thanks to rapid community organization, speedy volunteers and “the best coffee in the world,” Kicks Books has restored its stock and is issuing reprints of the six books it has on its roster.
Created in the late 2000s by the former ... Read More
The U.S. Military has begun issuing Army Combat Uniforms (ACUs) specifically tailored for the female form … finally.
Owing to a growing proportion of female soldiers in the military, these new uniforms are meant to increase professionalism, improve fit and comfort and decrease the restriction of movement that came from covering ladies with the standard, ‘burly-dude’ fit uniform.
The original ACU was built “by males for males,” states ... Read More
Yahoo! Shine reports this morning that Prince William of Wales, Duke of Cambridge and husband to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, will take two weeks of paid paternity leave following the birth of his son, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge.This sends a huge and important signal to the international community of dads: that it’s okay to take paternity leave.
Paternity leave is awesome for a whole mess of reasons. Dad gets to bear ... Read More