By Norma Vally, the Toolbelt Diva - I approach buying tools with passion and savvy - much the way I shoe shop. My mantra guiding me through the tool corral is you get what you pay for. Your initial thought may be, “Hey, I only need this tool (shoe) for one project (party), so why spend a lot?” The truth is projects always come up (as do social functions) and a high quality tool (shoe) will go the ... [Read More]
Over the centuries, words can change meaning and have different implications. Take for example, “amazon”. If we were all living in the 14th century and the world’s largest online retailer existed back then, we would actually be ordering from BreastlessWoman.com. Here’s why.
According to the Mental Floss article - The Dirty Etymology of 9 Everyday Words - the word amazon was born this way, “In ... [Read More]
Dennis Storm and Valerio Zeno, hosts of the Dutch TV show Guinea Pigs, wondered if giving birth and all that goes along with it is really as painful as women describe it to be. Is it really the absolute worst pain in the world?
Rather than taking women on their word, they decided to give it a go for themselves, via an electro-simulation of labor pains. So both men had four electrodes strapped to their ... [Read More]
As the story goes, this OREO "ad", created by the brand’s South Korean marketing agency and dubbed “Basic Instinct”, was never meant to see the public light of day. But compliments of the internet it did and has caused everything from applause and belly laughs, to nausea and outrage. The tagline: "Milk's favorite cookie."
Thoughts? ... [Read More]
Using a pair of knitting needles and some yarn, Noortje de Keijzer, a Dutch multidisciplinary designer, has come up with her answer to female loneliness… specifically the kind that some women feel when they don’t have a guy around (ladies... why, why, why?).
The design project she calls My Knitted Boyfriend is essentially a life-size man pillow. Think blow-up doll, but one that uses stuffing instead ... [Read More]
At the creative hands of graphic artist Eddie Aguirre, Barbie just got a make-under. He gives us an idea of what the poster doll of manufactured female "perfection" looks like when she wakes up in the Barbie Dream house after a long night of partying with Ken. Bags and dark circles under her eyes, freckles, a halo of frizzy split ends, braces, and no professional make-up job. Now she looks just like the ... [Read More]
March 26 is Make Up Your Own Holiday Day!
That means you can make today a special day for anything you want... be it creative, meaningful, or quirky.
We've declared ours... so what’s your holiday gonna be? ... [Read More]