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These days, there seems to be an increasing amount of technological advancements aimed at making safety stylish. From jewelry that can alert others to when you’re in danger, to bras that will give an electric shock to a would-be attacker, there has been no shortage of wearable, discreet safety measures for women.     Now entering the arena is the nail polish brand Undercover Colors.  Developed by four male undergrads at North Carolina State University, the polish is designed to change color when coming in contact with Rohypnol,...
  Australian multi-instrumentalist Lara Meyerratken, AKA El May, has fashioned her own brand of romantic, gorgeous retro indie-pop that can speak to your broken heart while simultaneously making you want to get up and dance. “Thrills” is no exception. Jam-packed with infectious synth beats, bouncy percussion, and simple piano chords, the track has Meyerratken urging an introverted lover to let loose and have fun. El May’s voice is powerful, but not in the way you might think. Her vocals are softly gorgeous, moving from whispery sensuousness...
Attention New York City babes! “Black Moon,” is an exhibition coming to Manhattan and you all better prepare to have your minds blown. “Black Moon” was created in November 2013 by five friends – four brilliant fine artists and one passionate gallerist, and the two days the group spent together in a Los Angeles studio exploring and celebrating art, music, friendship and everyone’s favorite time of year. “Black Moon” includes a range of inspired artworks from “tiny, fastidious sculptures,” by Elizabeth McGrath and Jessicka Addams to a...
In June, Hobby Lobby became the world’s most infamous craft store after the Supreme Court ruled that the company could deny employees' birth control based on religious objections. Of course, this landmark decision has open up a stream of terrible implications regarding birth control rights for other employees across America, potentially limiting access for those who cannot afford expensive, out-of-pocket prescriptions.  This past weekend, the Obama administration made obtaining birth control possible for many employees of religious, nonprofit companies that object to covering contraceptives. If any religious...
It’s really frustrating that it sometimes takes super depressing PSAs to make us address our unsafe behavior and do something about it, but you should watch this one, even though it will make you cry your eyeballs out. DON’T TEXT AND DRIVE BUSTETTES! Not that I’m accusing anyone of doing it, but I know firsthand that if you live in an area where you have to drive, you will most likely text and drive in your lifetime, and we're asking you to please stop!  Liz’s story of...