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Biking to work is the norm for millions of people all over the world. Urban biking is growing in popularity every year, and now fashion is catching up to the demographic of people who want to be able to bike to work in style (and safety).  When I lived in Amsterdam for a semester, I had no choice but to bike to class every day, so I became a quick learner of the written and unwritten rules of biking in a city. I found out it...
Always looking to expand my sexual encyclopedia, I’ve been disheartened and confused by the lack of public discourse around fisting. In fact, efforts to bring it up with my most sex-positive acquaintances have resulted in awkward laughing and quick avoidance — a reaction I couldn’t understand until I did a Google image search (Don’t do it). Per usge, pornographic hyperbole has taken over the popular imagination, and left curious people with little space for actual understanding.   That is why I was so thrilled that Sex Nerd Sandra (hosted...
Not only was Gwen Stefani's birthday this month, but she also released her first solo video in eight years! The former Bust cover girl and edgy pop goddess partnered with Sophie Muller who has directed a number of videos for No Doubt's and Gwen Stefani's solo songs. It's been a long wait since the 2006 release of Sweet Escape, and I am very thankful for the strange yet catchy new video release. There are quite a few reasons.  First of all, the Harajuku backup dancers are gone,...
Here is a scary statistic: Only 5% of studio films, released in the past five years, have had a female director. AHHH! So, what is a Bustie to do? Well, no worries, an amazing list of 50 Must-See Horror Films Directed By Women has been created by Alison Nastasi for Flavorwire for all you feminists out there trying to get your fright on this Halloween season! The list is compiled of some older films like The Hitch-Hiker, directed by Ida Lupino in 1953: As well as contemporary films,...
A new preliminary study conducted at John Hopkins University investigated how chemical compounds in broccoli, particularly broccoli sprouts, can improve behavioral symptoms of those with moderate to severe autism. The chemical called sulforaphane, is converted from glucoraphanin through the bacteria in our bodies when we eat the sprouts. The researchers turned glucoraphanin into sulforaphane and converted them into capsules so they could control the doses for those involved in the trial based on their weight. They tested 40 men and boys ages 13-26 in hopes...