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As the violence escalates in the Egyptian revolution, it's no surprise that one of the videos posted on Facebook on January 18th by this young woman, Asmaa Mahfouz went viral and apparently inspired thousands to go down to Tahrir square on the 25th to protest. It's an incredibly brave and inspiring call to action by a young person who wants to make their country a better place. (Watch the video below) Not much is known about Asmaa, it's been reported that she is 26 years old, and it's clear that she is very passionate about what's going on. Read More
Obama’s State of the Union played on normal political cliché; “We have fought fiercely for our beliefs”, or “What comes at this moment will be determined by us” to inspire and unify the American public. Most speeches build up the audience, in this case, “the American family” and then let us in on some tragedy or fault, only to rise us up again with a new found sense of hope. We’re supposed to overcome. Barak has a lot on his plate, as do the American people. Read More
The brand new Feb/March issue of BUST is on newsstands now! And this is one y'all can't miss, 'cause we're exploring the carnal side of love with a Sex Issue that pushes all the right buttons! In our cover interview, blond bombshell Portia de Rossi of Arrested Development fame proves that in her case, beauty and brains go hand-in-hand. Read More
  4th Annual Brooklyn Pie Contest on January 23rd! Presented by Brooklyn Homesteader at The Bedford. The funds raised at this event will benefit, Growing Chefs, a field to fork educational program.   For the pie contest, the rules are as follows: 1. You must make the pie crust yourself, FROM SCRATCH! 2. Pizza pies do not count. We love them, but it's not the same thing at all...Sorry! No pizza. 3. The first 50 pies in attendance will be judged. All pies after are welcome to be shared with the crowd, but they will not be tasted by the judges. Read More
…What? This is absolutely unbelievable. Toddlers & Tiaras is a reality show from TLC follows the controversial world of child beauty pageants. It is currently in its fifth season. Regardless of your feelings on the subject, be it that you view the beauty contests to be great fun and take delight in the spectacle, or you feel that they exploit young girls to be fodder for pedophilia, I think we can agree that parts of last night’s episode were…truly outrageous. {source} <img style="visibility:hidden;width:0px;height:0px;" border=0 width=0 height=0 src="http://c.gigcount. Read More
In areas of China where the pressure to find employment is rising, female students are also struggling with the need to stay trim. Daily Mail reports that, in order to lose weight to impress employers in job interviews, Chinese students have been resorting to swallowing roundworm eggs. “They hatch in the stomach, allowing those who take them to shed pounds without exercising or dieting in the Xiamen, China. But swallowing the worms is extremely dangerous - and definitely not to be recommended for those wanting to shed the pounds in the New Year.” Rob Cooper reports. Read More
image from: Vicki Leakx dropped on New Years as one continuous 36-minute track. M.I.A. worked with Diplo, Switch, Rusko as well as several others to create a mixtape that sounds like classic M.I.A. Totally free to download here! I love “Let Me Hump You” but not so much the autotune stuff like “Gen-N-E-Y”. You can see the whole track list here. I think “Mudersounds Munchi” explains the title of the album. Read More
Craftacular-bound company Painter Girl Chocolates was born when President and “Chocolateuse” Monica Passin created a chocolate version of Botticelli’s “The Birth of Venus”- how’s that for inspiration? Monica’s edible chocolate art includes a line of sassy animal print bars, warmly spicy ginger fudge, Frida Kahlo portrait chili-cinnamon dark chocolates and more. Read More
  Since I’m a big fan of both eating and food, there is nothing more enjoyable than perusing the (web)pages of a good food blog. Read More
Goodwood, a New York-based jewelery and trinket line, features classic hip-hop style pendants (as well as whimsical pieces like this dapper little fellow) carved out of the decidedly non-bling medium of wood. Worn by such luminaries as Erykah Badu, Mos Def, Kanye's main squeeze (or are they broken up?) Amber Rose, and rising star Justin Bieber, these pieces could also make a great gift for a BFF/Secret Santa/lover. Stop by Coat of Arms on Black Friday for the sale, happening from 12-8pm at 43 Clinton Street in NYC and check out items up to 50% off. Read More