Candice Cox makes jewelry that will blow your mind. "Jewelry" isn't even the right word - it's more like wearable art. CanDid Art Accessories are stunning, edgy pieces that go far beyond your basic necklaces and bracelets to body chains, shoulder pieces, ear cuffs, and circlets. And - lucky us - they're coming to the BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular! CanDid Art Accessories burst onto the New York scene in 2011, shortly after Candice Cox left a successful ... Read More
A study by Yale scientists has shown that academic scientists are, on average, biased against women. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), tested scientists’ reactions to men and women with exactly equal qualifications. In the study, academic scientists — both men and women — were given an application from a student applying for a lab manager position. The applications were all identical, but some had ... Read More
Get your best pin-up, rockabilly, or burlesque-style hair accessories at Dollsville NYC.  Dollsville creator Laura combines her love of vintage music and culture with 10 years of experience in the NYC fashion industry to create beautiful, unique fascinators, cocktail hats, veils, bows, and more.   All items are hand-sewn, sculpted, and painted  — and they’re all gorgeous, eye-catching standout pieces. If you’re lusting after your ... Read More
Hildur Lilliendahl Viggósdóttir A well-known Icelandic feminist has been banned by Facebook for outing sexism online. In February, Hildur Lilliendahl Viggósdóttir set up a Facebook album called “Men Who Hate Women,” which is made up of screenshots documenting sexism on Facebook — such as this photo of a woman in her underwear strung up like a pig with an apple in her mouth. The caption reads, “Feminist found in ... Read More
Are you sick of Hallmark schmaltz but not ready to give up on greeting cards? Do you love food and laughter? Of course you do! For greeting cards without the sap, check out SupergrEAT Greetings, cards for people with good taste. These silly greeting cards are all food themed, with greetings like “I love you more than meatballs” and “We make a great pear.” They’re great for a giggle — and if you’re stumped for a present, ... Read More
What happens when women are denied abortions? Sometimes, like Savita Halappanavar, they die. More typically, they give birth, keep the baby, fall below the poverty line, are forced to rely on public assistance, and are unable to keep a full-time job. The first scientific study on women denied abortions was presented last month, and science and entertainment website io9 has the details. Although abortion is a huge political issue, it is very rarely studied: there ... Read More
Here at BUST, we love cats and we love pin-up girls, so Cats That Look Like Pin Up Girls is pretty much our favorite thing ever. Cats That Look Like Pin Up Girls is just what it says: photos of cats next to look-alike pictures of pinup girls. Meow! It’s hilarious, and it’s joining Cat Bounce on our list of favorite cat-related time wasters. Here are a few of our favorite cats that look like pin up girls (warning: some are ... Read More
The H.S. Chocolate Co. brings you the finest, most delicious artisan chocolates and confections available — and they’re pretty, too. Owned and operated by MaryAnne Hoekstra-Shekar, H.S. Chocolate Co. uses fresh ingredients and local purveyors, and blends modern and exotic flavor profiles with a classic sweet shoppe sensibility.  H.S. Chocolate sells candy bars, filled chocolates, and chocomels (flavored carmels dipped in chocolate) in flavors ... Read More
  It’s time to get excited, because the BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular is almost here! The 8th annual BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular and Food Fair will take place on Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, New York City. There will be over 200 vendors, and you can look forward to gorgeous handmade crafts, delicious food, craft beer, DJs, and raffle prizes. It’s the perfect time to buy ... Read More
Looks like the Senate bathrooms might need a makeover. Newly reelected Minnesota Democrat Amy Klobuchar recently spoke about one consequence of having a record number of women senators: a line in the bathroom. “For the first time, we had a traffic jam in the women’s senator’s bathroom,” she said. “There were five women in there. There’s only two stalls! And I’m not going to say who — that would be really bad for ... Read More
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