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There’s a lot to love about The Hunger Games’ Katniss Everdeen: her bravery, her determination to protect her little sister, her ingenuity...as Johanna Mason calls it, her "tacky romantic drama and defender-of-the-helpless act”....and her badass archery skills. Katniss joins a long line of female archers in film, from Brave’s Merida to King Arthur’s Guinevere to Mulan. Here are 10 heroines who know their way around a bow and arrow.   Katniss Everdeen, The Hunger Games (2012-2015) As The Girl on Fire, Katniss Everdeen (played by Jennifer Lawrence) sparks a...
Amy Schumer, Yoko Ono, Patti Smith, Tavi Gevinson, Serena Williams and Ava DuVernay are just a few of the amazing, inspiring, successful women who appear in the 2016 Pirelli Calendar. You may not know the name “Pirelli Calendar,” but you probably recognize some of the images it's produced. According to the Cut, the calendar began in 1962 as a promotional calendar for the Italian tire company Pirelli, luring in partnerships with car dealers with its images of sexy girls posing on cars. Over the past 53...
Thanks to the Internet, the ubiquitous big hair of the 1960's will never be forgotten. Death-defying back-combing, ozone-depleting hairspray, “helmet head” does not quite do these hairstyles justice. We found ten of the greatest (and most bizarre) just for you on this glorious Monday.                 And this last one: Just to end on a high note. High. Scraping the ceiling, high.   Images via Mindupdate, Pinterest, I Heart Thread Bared, and Vintag More from BUST Would You Wear Bacon Scented Underwear? How To Fix Leaky Rain Boots For Less Than $5 Adele Performed ‘Water Under...
In the ever-hostile and batshit crazy dick-measuring contest that is the Republican presidential primary election, factually inaccurate and aggressive rhetoric is par for the course. Hostile rhetoric is one thing, but hostile action is another thing entirely. And last Saturday, a – you guessed it! – white man opened fire at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, CO. A police officer and two citizens were killed, and nine others were injured in the hours-long standoff with the gunman and local police.  In the aftermath...
Remember how stoked you’d get on the scent of Crayolas, or how happy cracking open a brand-new coloring book could make you feel? Well, it’s time to revisit this pastime of yore. Whether you want to indulge your OCD tendencies by penciling in a complex pattern, or simply zone out for a bit with a meditative marker sesh, there are now tons of coloring books out there designed for adults to enjoy. Dawn Finley, who hosts a monthly coloring event at the Women’s Center for...