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You might remember the story of Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi, a.k.a. Rokudenashiko, who built a kayak modeled on her own vagina*. She was arrested twice for allegedly violating obscenity laws when she mailed 3D scanner data of her vulva to her Kickstarter backers and faced a possible 2-year jail sentence and $20,000 fine.The verdict of her trial will not be announced until May 9, 2016, but Rokudenashiko has already been fined over $6,000. In a press release, Rokudenashiko points out the hypocrisy of her trial...
From the '20s through the '70s, the famous and fabulous N.Y.C. Barbizon Hotel for Women was the address for single gals who wanted to make a name for themselves in the big, bad city. It’s 8 a.m., sometime during the late 1920s, and the Barbizon Hotel looks like any of the hundreds of hotels in New York City. With its imposing Gothic facade, this skyscraper doesn’t make a huge impression. But when the clock strikes 8:30, the lobby comes alive. Hundreds of girls pour out of the elevators...
As defined in Urban Dictionary, resting nice face is:A person who naturally looks "nice" or "approachable" when their face is expressionless, without meaning to. Basically the opposite of "resting bitch face.""Yo, imma holla at that girl over there.""Nah, son. She just has resting nice face. She's a mad hoe."Insightful.Resting nice face: Is it a blessing or a curse? The world may never know. What I do know, is that if you, like me, have resting nice face, you know these 15 things all too well: 1....
Even a powerful woman running for President of the United States is not immune to the dreaded “You should smile!”s from strange men who feel the need to comment on her facial expression. Last Tuesday, Joe Scarborough, host of MSNBC's show Morning Joe, tweeted at Hillary telling her to smile on her big night.The Internet was not happy with this misogynistic tweet and soon lady hero and feminist vigilante Samantha Bee started #SmileForJoe. This provoked people to take to Twitter with selfies of them mugging for Morning...
In the same way our Lisa Frank folders held our homework grades which determined our future for whether we were grounded or not in middle school, Ms. Frank is doing it again. She recently released tarot cards that tell our actual future but in a fun and way less terrifying way than traditional tarot cards. Her colorful designs are being adapted into tarot cards and promise a more colorful life to come....or at least it will seem that way when you see the chariot card is a...