The Atlantic reports: “A group of economists has found that women who had better access to the pill were earning 8 percent more than those who didn’t by the time they reached age 50. … Women on the pill are better able to get degrees, choose their occupation, and enter (and leave) the workforce when they want, which in turn gives them better footing with men in terms of commanding wages.” So there.
We were deep in day three, stuck firmly under the heat dome among the festival crowds at Panorama this weekend, when a Ghostbuster appeared. Sia was on stage in her signature oversized two-tone wig with a gigantic bow when she brought out noted celebrity ghost enemy Kristen Wiig wearing a similar wig (get it? Kristen … wig?) to […]
Last week, illustrator Tuesday Bassen took to Twitter to accuse fashion retailer Zara of ripping off her designs. She posted a side-by-side comparison, above, of her original illustrations and Zara’s near identical versions. To anyone with eyes, Zara’s versions are undeniable copies. Bassen tweeted the graphic in response to a letter she received from Zara denying her claim, […]
Between the heat, the politics and the general crappiness of world news overall, summer has definitely been a cruel one. In times like these, it’s easy to give in to the temptation to stay inside, hugging your air conditioner dearly. But what we all really need sometimes is the chance to dance out our feelings. Your best […]