BY Charlotte Dow
on Nov 02, 2012
It’s been a rough week. You’re tired. You’re pretty sure that nothing could cheer you up but your nice, warm bed, but sleep is pretty far away. Fear not! BUST has found the cure to your end-of-week ennui.
Say hello to Cat Bounce, your new favorite time-waster. Cat Bounce fills your browser window with adorable kitties ready to jump around your page. Just click and drag a cat to make it bounce off the bottom of your page like they’re on an adorable kitty trampoline. Click “make it rain” to get flooded with felines. Read More
One of my favorite collections of the season has to be the adorably wearable Spring/Summer 2013 collection by Rachel Antonoff. Each season, her presentation is cuter than the last and this season doesn’t disappoint. Her garden party of fashion was a wonderland of preppy, school-yard looks with a hint of classic edge. The inspiration, 1977’s scientific film Powers of Ten, can be seen in the mesmerizing silk prints (which are actually aerial garden views) and in the maze itself, which gives the feeling of being inside the print. Read More
OMG! Just as I had predicted, cats are trying to take over the world. As BUST Intern Lilly wrote a couple of weeks ago, a creepy cat parasite has been affecting many. Now, a woman contracted the bubonic plague after trying to save a choking stray cat, but thanks to early treatment and detection, she avoided death by a whisker.
Paul Gaylord, a friend of the woman (who wished to remain unidentified), was not so lucky — the cat also bit him. Although his symptoms showed before hers, doctors were unsure of the cause until it was too late. Read More
BY Intern Lilly
on Sep 07, 2012
Does this look like the face of a killer? Well, OB/GYNs have been warning pregnant ladies for years about the risks of the cat-borne parasite toxoplasma gondii, which causes toxoplasmosis. The parasite can cause serious birth defects and miscarriages, and can kill newborns. But now it turns out adults are at greater risk of infection than previously believed.
According to the CDC, toxoplasmosis has infected 22.5 percent of the human population in the United States. The CDC lists toxoplasmosis as one of the leading causes of human death attributed to food-borne illness in the U.S. Read More
BY Amy Bucknam
on Aug 29, 2012
Screaming Females’ front lady Marissa Paternoster comes back from the dead (uh, literally) as a cat flesh eating zombie out for revenge in the Jersey-based punk band’s weird new music video for “Leave It All Up To Me.” The video, which premiered on RollingStone.com, is meant to be a continuation of the playfully gory story started in the previous video for “It All Means Nothing,” where the two boys of the band kill Paternoster after discovering her taste for kitty meat.
Sure, it’s a random, but it's a fun story line. Read More