I've been chalking my hair with sidewalk chalk and water since I was 13 years old. I refuse to accept the hair I was born with!  If you're like me, you've known you were destined for hair greatness since you first saw Jewel Staite as Catalina on Space Cases (OMG, SNICK). Just when I think I've seen the most extreme hair my eyeballs can handle, there's a new trend that goes above and beyond my wildest dreams!  Below are 9 of the wildest, dreamist, most lust-worthy hair trends popping up in my Instagram feed lately:   1.
My son is four. When he was two, he went through a phase of wearing pink pants to day care for about two weeks.About four weeks before preschool ended for summer this year, he started wearing skirts, dresses, and flowery shirts to school most days. I felt a little awkward about it for the first couple of days, but I didn’t have any good reason to stop it, and frankly, I had several good reasons to support it.For one thing, it made the miserable drudgery of convincing him to get dressed for school bearable as summer vacation approached, seemingly at a snail’s pace.
Remember that bizarrely empowering video in which Ilana Glazer told you how amazing you are while she was totally naked in a white room?  She is the poster-child for positive self-image and any Broad City fan can tell you that her character exudes confidence in the most pure, unobnoxious way—she knows she is amazing and wants everyone around her to feel the same about themselves. But it was difficult for even the Kween of self-confidence to say “I love ya bitch” to her own curls as a kid.
The club goes up on a Tuesday. There’s taco Tuesday (it’s a thing, look it up). And yes, we vote on a Tuesday. Why the hell do we vote on a Tuesday though? And why aren’t important days, like days that could cause complete political revolutions like voting in the primaries, made a national holiday? Brace yourself, because this may surprise you, but the reason is because voting and democracy in America was designed to serve rich white men. Shocking, I know.
"A fast horse and a soaring eagle are the wings of a nomad." — Kazakh proverb Falconry, training raptors to hunt for game, is particularly suited to vast grasslands, especially in combination with horses and dogs. The earliest images of falconry appear in Assyrian and Hittite reliefs of the 9th and 8th centuries BC. Classical Greek and Roman authors Ctesias, Aristotle, Pliny, and Aelian described falconry, and in about AD 1270 Marco Polo detailed how the nomads of Central Asia hunted on horseback with small falcons, hawks, and eagles. FIG 1.1.
Photo by Emily Kate Roemer Java and alcohol have long been boozy bedfellows—hello Irish coffee!—but these days the combo is getting a totally new treatment. Like a grown-up version of Red Bull and vodka, it’s a pairing that serves up both kinds of buzz. Plus it tastes incredible! These three recipes—one hot and two cold—will let you espresso your inner mixologist.RISE AND SHINEAll the best brunch beverages in one bright, smoky, delicious drink (pictured above, left). 2 oz. mezcal 1 oz. Maraschino liqueur (like Luxardo) 1 oz. orange juice 1 oz. lime juice 2 oz.
For all the ladies out there who are totally OVER the tampon tax (AKA everyone), here’s a story for you. It's unfortunate, but there’s actually a long history of women being taxed for simply being biologically female— something that is beyond our control. One such outrageous tax comes from The Kingdom of Travancore, which was a kingdom in India ruled by the Travancore Royal Family until 1949. And in this kingdom there a "breast tax," which was called Mulakkaram. The tax was paid by Dalit women (women from the untouchable caste).
Spring is here! While the flowers bloom and the sun shines, maybe you’ve considered adding a few pieces to your closet. What could be more ethical and in the spirit of rebirth than buying from small shops that specialize in refurbished clothing and accessories? Stand out from a crowd and sift and thrift through these one-of-a-kind shops. You can visit these stores in person at BUST’s Craftacular on April 23rd in Brooklyn, NY! 1. House of CorreiaUmmm hello.
John Kasich, totally memorable Republican presidential candidate and Ohio governor, recently spoke words that really resonated with me as a queer person. Kasich appeared on CNN’s State of the Union in a completely reasonable discourse followed regarding anti-LGBTQIA laws. When asked, "Is there something you would do to stop states from passing [anti-LGBTQIA] laws?” Kasich eloquently responded, “No, I wouldn’t. I haven’t even been asked that or thought about it.
Don't get us started on puppies. Seriously, JUST DON'T. Hours of our valuable time have been wasted, debating which dogs are the cutest Instagram celebrities... so, in the interest of fairness, we decided to compile a master list of the dogs we here at BUST consider our Instagram #baes! Trust me, it was no small feat to bring all of our favorite dogs into one list, but we did it! Prepare your eyeballs, they're about to gorge on 20 of the CUTEST PUPPIES they've EVER SEEN!   1.