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More fantastically depressing news on the government regulated abortion front: North Carolina Republican State Rep. Jacqueline Schaffer addressed the North Carolina State House on Monday to pass a 72 hour waiting period for abortions. “The poorest decisions that we make are the ones that we make under pressure and on impulse and so we want to ensure that women have ample amount of time to receive that information so that they can make the best decision.” Schaffer said, “These young girls, when they go in there,...
Angelina Jolie attracted widespread publicity when she announced that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy. In an op-ed for The New York Times, the actress revealed that she had made this decision after learning she had an 87% chance of developing breast cancer due to a defective BRCA1 gene. Of writing the essay, Jolie said, “I choose not to keep my story private because there are many women who do not know that they might be living under the shadow of cancer. It is...
From chicken pot pie to sushi, you can now take your scrumptious lunches to work with you via a mason jar! These versatile containers make it easy to transport your lunch wherever you need to go, and they also make quite eye-catching lunchboxes. Check out 10 of our favorite mason jar lunch recipes below. Bon Appetite! 1. Asian Noodle Salad Get the recipe here.  2. Burrito Bowl Get the recipe here.  3. Simple Mason Jar Salad Get the recipe here.  4. Almost Instant Noodle Soup Get the recipe here.  5. Gluten Free Mac and...
The scene is late summer: You’re barefoot, maybe naked, surrounded by several thousand other women. An all female band (maybe Indigo Girls?) is serenading you as you frolic through a sprawling green landscape and tepid breeze. You gaze out and see encampments of makeshift  fabric tents and circles of women dancing. What alternative universe is this? Which Sofia Coppola film are we in? Is this Burning Man, Woodstock, or could this be a Bust Craftacular fair? Well actually, you're in Michigan. And you’re at the Michigan...
Amy Schumer killed it again in episode two of Inside Amy Schumer's third season, with the satirical music video and social media movement “Girl, You Don’t Need Makeup.”   The song opens with adoring lines reminiscent of boy-band pop sensations like One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful,” insisting that the Schumer doesn’t “need” makeup. But when Schumer washes her face clean, the boy-band’s shock at the result transforms their compliments to harsh criticism, and they quickly start encouraging her to put it all back on: “Wipe it off” becomes “girl...