Topic: finances

Bullish: Actually, We’re All Kind of the 1% (And How Not to be a Jerkface About It)

Bullish: Actually, Weâre All Kind of the 1% (And How Not to be a Jerkface About It)

I’ve been watching the Occupy Wall Street protests with much interest.

Who, exactly, are the 1%? Apparently, anyone who makes $350,000 a year, although there’s a pretty huge difference between your average anesthesiologist, who can certainly make that much, and someone who gets a several-million-dollar bonus made up entirely of taxpayers’ bailout money that’s been folded into origami swans by children in a Chinese factory. More »

Party Favors: Simon Doonan Loves His Brights

Party Favors: Simon Doonan Loves His Brights

Inside Simon Doonan’s dizzingly colorful home! -ShelterPop

Michele Bachman is not a feminist. -Double X

The real story of Salem witch trials. -The Hairpin

Women stress about money more than men. -MyDaily

Is Botox hurting your love life? -YourTango

Arguably the most major trend in summer nails is this. -Refinery29

Lady Gaga has panda face on Japanese television. -Styleite

Johnny Weir and Brad Goreski hit the red carpet in…. shorts. -StyleList

A guide to achieving that all-important “natural looking” coverage. -Birchbox

Daily deal sites sure are getting… specific. -The High Low

Things Lindsay Lohan Knows (By Now) (Hopefully): Kombucha and 7 other things you should avoid before a drug test. -The Frisky

Picking a Boyfriend Who Doesn’t Hold Back Your Career or Bank Account

Picking a Boyfriend Who Doesn't Hold Back Your Career or Bank Account

Many romantically-inclined people strenuously object to picking a partner based on any reason but love and attraction.

This, obviously, is a fairly new development in human society. In the past, and today in many other cultures, men have been (or are) judged by their ability to provide financially, and to a lesser extent, women by their perceived ability to be frugal or contribute to a household. In the current recession — in which traditionally male jobs have been lost at a much higher rate than traditionally female ones — it seems only a matter of time until this onus falls (at least equally) on women. More »