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Last Friday I finally made it out to see the MOMA and, after five hours of traipsing around in the galleries, I decided that everyone should have a healthy serving of art in their day for inspiration, for contemplation, or just for fun. The James Ensor exhibit and performance art exhibit where gallery crawlers could have their names and heights marked on a wall with Sharpie were two of my favorites. For you, readers, here's a pretty, whimsical bubble ... Read More

F*ck the Pain Away

BY Team Intern in General

We already knew Peaches ' lyrics were ahead their time, but now we can confirm that scientifically. A new study from the school of psychology at Britain's Keele University have found that using profanity can lessen physical pain. A group of 64 volunteers put their hands in ice water while repeating a swear word of their choice over and over. (I would choose fatherf*cker, sticking with the Peaches theme.) The volunteers then repeated the study, this time saying ... Read More
Twitter has finally gone way too far by tweeting where no one has twat before. According to The New York Times, last Tuesday, surgeons from a Missouri children's hospital used Twitter to update family members on the progress of the surgery of a 10-year-old Mongolian boy who had serious neck burns from a fireworks accident. The surgery was scheduled to put expanders under his skin and stretch it so that he could gain a full range of motion in his neck again. For ... Read More

Girl Band BBQ!

BY Emily Rems in General

My all-grrrl band Royal Pink is psyched to be teaming up once again with Girls Rock Girls Rule for this swell night of rockin' lady bands and BBQ in Brooklyn! Come on out this Thursday and get sweaty at Hanks with ... Read More

The Doctor Is In

BY Web Intern in General

Everyone is glued to the Sotomayor hearings today, as they should be. But in other citizen-woman news, President Obama selected Dr. Regina Benjamin of Alabama today to be the country's next Surgeon General.She is a family physician in a nationally-known rural health clinic in Alabama. In 2002 she became the president of the Alabama Medical Association and was awarded a MacArthur Genius award in September. Congratulations Dr. Benjamin! Maybe she'll be able to ... Read More
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