August 29, 2015, marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary film actress Ingrid Bergman. Think you know what made Ingrid so splendid? Then take the quiz! By Emily Rems This quiz originally appeared in the Aug/Sept 2015 print edition of BUST Magazine. Read More
Okay, so of course all sexist jokes are dumb, but it turns out we can now say for certain that all those jokes about women being bad drivers are just plain false. Let's look at the facts.  According to a study from Quality Planning, a research firm that works for insurance companies, men are 3.4 times more likely than women to get a ticket for reckless driving and 3.1 times as likely to be cited for drunk driving. This is due to the fact that "women are on average less aggressive and more law-abiding drivers -- attributes that lead to fewer accidents. Read More
  A well-crafted man bun is a powerful thing indeed, capable of bringing even the staunchest opponent of long manes to their knees. In recent months, I’ve ogled many a man bun myself – on the streets and online. But all this time, I’ve never come across a finer man bun than the one belonging to Brock O’Hurn, deemed King Of Man Buns by Buzzfeed earlier this year. Read More
  Makeup can be really expensive. Like, $53 for a tube of lipstick expensive. Unless it applies itself, I can't justify spending that much money for it. Drugstore options are fine, but most of those brands don't carry the cool colors high end brands have. Will there ever be a compromise in this age old battle?  Enter: indie makeup. Thanks to the good 'ol internet, people can start their own brands relatively easily. Whether they sell their products on Etsy or an independent website, several of these brands have amassed quite a cult following in the makeup world. Read More
  It’s hard to imagine a more hilarious duo than Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence. The two funny ladies intrigued us with Instagram photos of them hanging out together this summer, and now JLaw has made an exciting announcement: they’re writing and co-starring in a movie together.  Lawrence let the news slip during an interview promoting “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” with the New York Times. Lawrence said that she and Schumer (a former BUST cover star) — have been writing a comedic screenplay for a movie in which they will co-star. Read More
Whenever we tire of the latest hair-on-head trends, it seems the popular thing to do is shift focus to the hair on our face (see: beards, mutton chops, mustach-ioed women, etc). Since trends tend to recycle every few years, it seems we're back at the facial hair stages – this time, the cool thing to do is your eyebrows. If you consider yourself a trendy human, this list is for you (and if you're not, that's okay, you may or may not want to give these crazy ideas a run for their money):  1) Eyebrow slits While this isn't anything new or too bizarre, the trend is back. Read More
There is no denying the lack of people (especially women) of color in art work. White women are aplenty, however – Mona Lisa, the Girl with the Pearl Earring, and The Birth of Venus, to name a few. That lack of diversity needs to change – it's the 21st Century, for crying out loud.  Thankfully, the Art Hoe Collective exists, and their aim is to change art for the better. In an interview with Buzzfeed, co-founder Jam, explains women of color in art are usually hyper-sexualized, "whether it be in music, paintings, photographs. Read More
                Paris’s streets are named after important people in history. That’s all fine and dandy, except for one thing: only 2.6 percent of those streets are named after women. Seems like "people" in this case actually means men. A group of Parisian feminists decided to take a stand and cover the old boys with some powerful ladies.  Quai de Nina Simone certainly does have a nice ring to it. See the new and improved streets below. All images via The Local Read more on BUST. Read More
Today is Women’s Equality Day, the anniversary of (pardon me, *white) women gaining the right to vote in 1920. We started in Seneca Falls, and now we’re here – 95 years later, fierce and feminist as ever. To celebrate, we’ve compiled fifteen "Suffrage Jams" paying homage not only to the activists who pushed for the 19th Amendment, but to the millions of badass women who have since enjoyed and exercised that right. There’s still room for progress, of course – when it comes to politics, women are a long way from getting fully even. Read More
At Iowa's State Fair on Friday, August 21, 2015, Texas senator Ted Cruz went head-to-head with Ellen Page in a debate about LGBT and religious persecution. Page is a part of the LGBT community herself, and a well-known advocate for gay rights. During Cruz's informal press conference, she posed a question regarding prejudice against LGBT persons in the workforce, saying, "In a lot of states, LGBT people can be fired for just being gay or for just being trans, that's totally legal, I mean, how do you feel about that? That just doesn't sound very American to me. Read More